December 8, 2020 | Town Council Meeting Minutes

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Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland 

December 8, 2020 


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 RittelmeyerCommissioners Cutshall, Crum and Boyer. Absent from the meeting was Commissioner Smith. 


There were no guests and one resident in attendance. 


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


After review of the November 2020 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0. 


After review of the November 2020 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0. 


Review of the town’s bank accounts was held. It was noted that two CD’s would mature in January 2021.  After a brief discussion it was decided to roll CD 35740 into a new CD. The term would be either 12 months or 18 months whichever had the better rate. It was also decided to move CD 35990, which matures January 7, 2021 into the general fund money market 24638. A motion to do so passed  3 – 0. 


Commissioner Cutshall inquired on the North Main and South Main street signs.  


Commissioner Boyer reported the Planning and Zoning Committee met Monday, December 72020 to begin reviewing the Comprehensive Plan.  The next meeting will be held on February 1, 2021.  He then opened discussion on whether Angus Way could be annexed into town. 


Commissioner Boyer asked if there are otters in the town park. He saw something swimming in the pond.  He was informed there have been beavers in the park and he possibly saw a muskrat. 


Mary informed the Council the goose patrol company has not been in the park since February and asked if the Council wanted to discontinue the service.  Burgess Rittelmeyer suggested we don’t. 

 Commissioner Crum Reported the basketball court has been painted and lined and looks great. She also asked about an email she received.  Mary informed her the lady called the town office and her questions were answered. 


Burgess Rittelmeyer presented a contract from Terra Solutions Engineering, LLC.  It was for the final site improvement plan.  After a brief discussion a motion to sign the contract and proceed passed 3 – 0. 


Burgess Rittelmeyer reported there will be no December Workshop meeting.  He then spoke briefly on discontinuing the meeting.  He would like to discuss this further at the January 12th meeting. 


Burgess Rittelmeyer reported he needs to provide the State acceptance of the bridges and water and sewer lines that were moved during the Israel Creek project, but he is waiting on direction from them for the mowing the town will now do.  


Resident and newspaper reporter, Ken Kellar was in attendance and asked if the town could annex a property into town if it has its own well and septic.  Burgess Rittelmeyer thought we could.  He then asked if there was a finish date on the creek project and Burgess Rittelmeyer informed him the end of the year. 


There being no further business, a motion to adjourn the meeting passed 3 – 0.