February 9, 2021 | Town Council Meeting Minutes
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Corporation of Woodsboro
Mary E Rice | Town Clerk
P.O. Box 88
Woodsboro MD, 21798
Phone: (301) 898-3800
February 9, 2021
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 Rittelmeyer, Commissioners Cutshall, Smith, Boyer and Crum.
There were no guest and three residents in attendance.
Burgess Rittelmeyer called the meeting to order and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
After review of the January 2021 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.
After review of the January 2021 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.
Commissioner Smith had nothing to report.
Commissioner Cutshall had nothing to report.
Commissioner Boyer reported there was not a Planning & Zoning meeting in February, they will try to meet in March 2021.
Commissioner Crum inquired on information from POS grant funds. Mary will forward information to Commissioner Crum and Burgess Rittelmeyer.
Burgess Rittelmeyer opened discussion pretreating roads with salt brine. Resident Michael Cornell provided information of different applicators and pricing. It was suggested to not purchase an applicator this year. All agreed.
Burgess Rittelmeyer reported on signing a contract with Mr. Alan Clapp with Architectural Concept Group for architectural work on the new town hall.
Burgess Rittelmeyer opened discussion on the condition of Council Drive. He reported several potholes that need repair. One at the entrance into Vintage Lumber. He also reported on two areas on S. Second Street that need attention. Burgess Rittelmeyer met with the paving company and received a price of $11,000 to complete the work. After a brief discussion, a motion to repair the two areas on S. Second St. and the potholes on Council Drive for $11,000 passed 4 – 0.
Burgess Rittelmeyer opened a discussion on the sewer bonds the town has. He reported one will be paid off in August 2021 and the other still has a principal balance of over one million dollars. Burgess Rittelmeyer inquired with Woodsboro Bank to refinance this loan and save money. During the discussion, Commissioner Cutshall reported the bank can use it as a tax-free loan because they can use our tax-exempt number. Commissioner Smith indicated it would be a tax-free bond. The discussion was tabled.
Commissioner Boyer opened discussion on the blacktopped pavement that goes up between 111 and 113 N. Main Street. He questioned whether it was an alley or a driveway. Mary will investigate it and let Commissioner Boyer know.
There being no further business, Burgess Rittelmeyer asked for a motion to adjourn from the meeting and go into closed session. Motion passed 4 – 0.