May 10, 2022 | Town Council Meeting Minutes

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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.

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Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland
May 10, 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 was five guests and nine residents in attendance.

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

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

Under old business, Burgess Barnes updated everyone on the search for a Code Enforcement Officer and the loan at the bank for the purchase of 605 S. Main Street.

Burgess Barnes and the Commissioners presented Business Grants to those who applied and informed the Council that $20,000 was remaining out of the $50,000 that was set aside. Burgess Barnes would like to add $1000 more to it and present the four churches, the legion and the fire
department with checks for $3500 each. A motion to do so passed 4 – 0.

Commissioner Cutshall reported the two flashing signs for in front of the school would cost over $8,000. He asked an employee of the Woodsboro Elementary School if there were any problems with students that walk to school. She informed him there are no walkers at the school. It was
suggested to get pricing for two speed humps to be placed in front of the school to help slow vehicles down.

Commissioner Eckenrode reported that Mr. Richard Broadbent, the gentleman that came into last month’s meeting reporting a water leak at his property repaired the leak. It was on his side of the service line. He also reported receiving many good compliments on the new bridge in the park.

Commissioner Crum reported on submitting forms for POS grant money to be used in the park. Projects are, new flag poles and lights at the war memorial monument, new playground equipment, a new pavilion near the disc golf course and a new informational sign near the disc
golf course. The total submitted was $76,032. Discussion was then held on getting user agreements between the town and the Rec Council and Disc Golf group. Mary reminded Commissioner Crum of an earlier conversation between the Burgess, Commissioner Crum and herself. She also reported Mr. Williams contacted her to say he would not be able to help with the Music Festival in the park this year.

Commissioner Case reported that with summer around the corner there will be more speeders on
the roads and children outside playing.

Burgess Barnes opened discussion on what the town will do with the first lot they purchased. It will be offered back to the family it was purchased from first. Commissioner Cutshall suggested we get sealed bids.

Burgess Barnes presented his FY23 Budget to the Council. There will be no property tax increase and no water or sewer increase. Discussion was held on the budgets. The Budget will now sit for 30 days and then be adopted in at the June meeting.

There were no comments from the public.

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