May 21, 2012 | Town Workshop Meeting Minutes

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Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland
May 21, 2012

The regular scheduled Workshop Meeting of the Woodsboro Town Council was held on Monday, May 21, 2012 at the Town Hall with the following members present:

Burgess Smith, Commissioners Spruill, Rittelmeyer and Trimmer. Absent from the meeting was Commissioner Brakebill.

Burgess Smith called the meeting to order.

There was one guest in attendance.

After review of the April 2012 minutes a motion to approve them as presented passed 3 – 0.

Burgess Smith reported the lights were installed in the park restrooms.

Commissioner Spruill had nothing to report.

Commissioner Rittelmeyer opened discussion on trash cans in the park and feels we need one between the bleachers at field #1. Mary will ask the maintenance men to place one there.

Commissioner Rittelmeyer reported on the Rec Council speaking with Marc, town water and wastewater operator. They informed Marc the outlet on the outside of the pump house was an existing outlet and is on its own breaker. Burgess Smith asked Commissioner Rittelmeyer to let the Rec Council know that no one is allowed in the pump house except for town staff.

Commissioner Rittelmeyer reported the permanent RV type toilet is operational. Also, the new support post has been installed in pavilion #1.

Commissioner Trimmer had nothing to report.

Burgess Smith informed the Council that he will contact Barrick and Sons again in reference to getting a memorial tree planted in the park. He also would like to meet with Commissioner Trimmer to determine where to plant a tree at the war memorial. Burgess Smith then informed the Council that Mr. David Lee would like to plant two red maples at the war memorial.

Burgess Smith opened discussion on purchasing trash can lids for the park as suggested by the maintenance men. All agreed the suggested lids were high in price. Commissioner Rittelmeyer will research lids and report back to the Council.

Mr. Denis Superczynski, acting Town Planner was in attendance to review and discuss properties bordering town limits that are up for re-zoning through the County. Mr. Superczynski explained the history on the properties zoning.

Discussion was then held on the existing wells in town. Commissioner Trimmer feels we should have well #1 tested and begin pumping from it again. Commissioner Rittelmeyer suggested meeting with Marc to begin a process.

Burgess Smith opened and presented three bids for sludge hauling. The first bid opened was from Kline Services for $16.25 a wet ton. The second bid was from Westminster Septic Service for $11.50 per wet ton on a one year bid and on a three bid they submitted $10.00 for the first year, 10.50 for the second year and $11.00 for the third year. The third bid opened was from Frederick Septic for $8.75 per wet ton for a one year bid and $7.50 per wet ton for a three year bid. After discussion, a motion to go with Frederick Septic’s three year bid of $7.50 a wet ton passed 3 – 0. Burgess Smith will type an acceptance letter for both parties to sign making the new contract effective July 1, 2012.

Commissioner Rittelmeyer opened discussion on who would pump the RV type toilet in the park. All agreed to remain with Westminster Septic Service. A motion to have Westminster Septic Service pump the RV type toilet for $35 per trip passed 3 – 0.

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

Respectfully submitted,
Mary E. Rice
Corporation of Woodsboro