January 11, 2022 | Town Council Meeting Minutes
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January 11, 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 one guest and nine residents in attendance.
Burgess Barnes called the meeting to order and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
After review of the December 2021 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.
After review of the December 2021 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 –0.
After review of the bank accounts, a motion to renew CD’s 35741 and 36151 for another year as CD’s passed 4 – 0.
Burgess Barnes announced approval on the Grants for a new handicap bridge and the stage in park. There will be approximately $9,000 left over from the grant and Burgess Barnes would like to use the funds to plant flowers or shrubs around the stage.
Burgess Barnes reported the new tractor is on order.
Commissioner Cutshall inquired on the flashing signs for in front of the school and was informed he was to research it.
Commissioner Case had nothing to report.
Commissioner Eckenrode had nothing to report.
Commissioner Crum reported that minutes are up to date on the website.
Burgess Barnes reported on speaking with Pastor Neil of the Covenant Family Church who would like to have Holiday programs at their church. He will attend the February 2022 meeting to discuss it further.
Burgess Barnes reported speaking with a Fire Department member about the Fire Department hosting an Easter Bunny Run and Easter Egg hunt in the park the Saturday before Easter.
Commissioner Crum inquired on a Site Plan for the new town hall and was informed we do not have one yet.
Kurt Weinrich, 94 S. Adams Street, was in attendance to inquire on building on the rear of 106 N. Second Street and using access off N. Second Street or 3 rd Street for the road. Mr. Weinrich was deferred to Planning and Zoning where discussions need to begin.
Bill Rittelmeyer, 114 Copper Oaks Ct, informed Mr. Weinrich the discussion of the access off N. Second Street has been discussed in the past and the town is not sure who owns the land he is referencing. He then suggested the Council use the extra funds from the stage grant on concrete around the stage to alleviate mud. He also informed the Council that the State installed an electric box when replacing the bridge on Maryland Route 550.
Rick Bontz, 208 N Main Street, asked the Council if they had a chance to look at the manholes on N. Main Street by his house. Burgess Barnes informed him that he did look at them but has not had a contractor out yet.
There being no further business, a motion to adjourn the meeting passed 4 – 0.