February 8, 2022 | Town Council Meeting Minutes
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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.
Corporation of Woodsboro
Mary E Rice | Town Clerk
P.O. Box 88
Woodsboro MD, 21798
Phone: (301) 898-3800
February 8, 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 two guest and six residents in attendance.
Burgess Barnes called the meeting to order and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
After review of the January 2022 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.
After review of the January 2022 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.
Under unfinished business, Burgess Barnes opened discussion on hiring a code enforcement officer. He suggested 20 – 25 hours a week at the rate of $30 – $35 per hour. This position would be an employee of the town, not a contractor, and can assist with helping the maintenance department see things that need attention. Motion to hire a code enforcement officer and run an ad in the paper passed 4 – 0.
Commissioner Case reported on a pole that is leaning in the island at Rt. 194 and Liberty Rd. He also gave a report on the Planning and Zoning meeting that was held on February 7th.
Commissioner Crum opened discussions on the town’s website and asked for clarification on
Planning and Zoning information.
Commissioner Eckenrode had nothing to report.
Commissioner Cutshall reported that he obtained pricing for yellow flashing signs and the price was too high to even mention.
Under new business, Burgess Barnes reported the POS paperwork is due in by May 6th. A couple of ideas for use of the funds was mentioned.
Burgess Barnes reported the Woodsboro Volunteer Fire Department will hold an Easter Egg hunt in the park the Saturday before Easter. Burgess Barnes will meet with them again to discuss things in further detail. He also reported the American Legion will hold its Memorial Day Parade again this year.
Brenda Hedges, 9 Wood Street, reported that while walking in town she noticed speeders are bad. Burgess Barnes will contact the Sheriff’s Office.
Ken Morgan, 5 Wood Street, suggested signs saying “slow down” like a resident has on Creagerstown Rd, by NZ Cramer’s.
Rick Bontz, 208 N Main Street, asked Burgess Barnes if he had any updates on the manhole cover near his house that is recessed down into the road. Burgess Barnes informed him that they are in code.
There being no further business, a motion to adjourn the meeting passed 4 – 0.