July 12, 2022 | Town Council Meeting Minutes

Attend a Meeting

Council Meetings

Council Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month at the meeting room behind St. Johns Church, 8. N. Second St. These public meetings start at 7:00 PM. The public is encouraged to attend. Please contact the Town Office at least two (2) weeks prior to a Council Meeting if you would like to get a topic on the agenda.

View Council Minutes



Planning and Zoning

Regularly scheduled Woodsboro Planning & Zoning Meetings are held on the first Monday each month at the meeting room behind St. Johns Church, 8. N. Second St. The public is welcome to attend these meetings, which start at 6:00 PM.

Woodsboro Planning & Zoning Meetings are held on the first Monday of the month as needed at 6:00 PM at the meeting room behind St. Johns Church, 8. N. Second St. Please contact the town office to be added to the agenda one (1) month prior to the meeting if you have business to discuss.  If there are no topics brought forth to be placed on the agenda 1 month before this meeting, the committee will not meet that month.

Planning & Zoning Minutes


Town Offices:

Corporation of Woodsboro
Mary E Rice | Town Clerk
Council Drive
P.O. Box 88
Woodsboro MD, 21798

Phone: (301) 898-3800

Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland

July 12, 2022

The Woodsboro Town Council met today at 7:00 PM in the fellowship room of St. John’s UCC with the following members present:

Burgess Barnes, Commissioners Eckenrode, Cutshall, Crum and Case. 

There were six guests and five residents in attendance.

Burgess Barnes called the meeting to order and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.

After review of the June 2022 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.

After review of the June 2022 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.

A motion to renew CD 36073 at a one-year term passed 4 – 0.

The first line of business was the review of quotes for demolishing the existing building at 605 S. Main Street, the property that will be used to build the town’s new town hall.  Bids received was from Digger Demolition & Recon, Inc. for $32,000, Limitless Contracting, LLC for $38,922, RGR & Sons Trucking, Inc. for 16,780 and JCS, Inc for $16,500.  After discussion, a motion to award the contract to JCS, Inc. for $16,500 passed 4 – 0.

Burgess Barnes reported meeting with a realtor to list the vacant lot the town owns on Main Street.  The realtor suggested starting the lot at $148,000.  A motion to list the property for that amount passed 4 – 0.

Burgess Barnes then opened the floor to campaign candidates to introduce themselves.  Mr. Mason Carter introduced himself and spoke on running for Frederick County Council.  Ms. Teresa Mena introduced herself and announced she is running for the GOP Central Committee.

Commissioner Cutshall reported that he does not have any bids back yet on installing speed bumps.  He also reported the person riding the electric bicycle has moved out of town.

Commissioner Eckenrode reported getting calls about the bridge in the park that is not finished yet.  Mary will contact the contractor.

Commissioner Case had nothing to report.

Commissioner Crum reported she added the Code Enforcement Officer’s contact information to the website.  Commissioner Crum also reported on the LPPI Grant and the four projects she submitted for. There is another meeting in August. 

Under new business, Burgess Barnes reported the Code Enforcement Officer started on Monday, July 11, 2022.

Burgess Barnes reported Mr. Steve Trout was not able to attend the meeting.

Resident, Ben Marshall, 202 S. Main Street spoke about installing a skate park in the Woodsboro Regional Park.  Burgess Barnes asked him to get a proposal, pricing and pictures together.

Resident Rick Bontz, 208 N. Main St. had concerns about the bridge in the park.

Resident Ed Mordan, 305 N. Main St. had questions pertaining to Code Enforcement.  

There being no further business, a motion to adjourn the meeting passed 4 – 0.