May 8, 2012 | Town Council Meeting Minutes
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Corporation of Woodsboro
P.O. Box 88
Woodsboro MD, 21798
Phone: (301) 898-3800
May 8, 2012
The Woodsboro Town Council met today at 7:00 PM in the Firehall with the following members present:
Burgess Smith and Commissioners Brakebill, Spruill and Rittelmeyer. Absent from the meeting was Commissioner Trimmer.
There was no guest or residents in attendance.
Burgess Smith called the meeting to order and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
After review of the February 2012 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.
After review of the March 2012 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 1 – 0, with Commissioners Brakebill and Spruill abstaining.
After review of the February 2012 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.
After review of the March 2012 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.
After review of the April 2012 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.
Commissioner Rittelmeyer reported the recyclable toilet is now a regular RV type toilet and Mr. Kenny Mayne of Westminster Septic will service it every two weeks for $35.
Commissioner Rittelmeyer reported receiving a letter denying the grant project to rehab the playground by the soccer field. He will submit the project again when he can. Commissioner Rittelmeyer thought it would be a good idea to install motion censored lights and locks in the park restrooms. All agreed and Burgess Smith will meet with John to get it completed.
Commissioner Spruill opened discussion on getting a pdf file on the website for policy and procedures pertaining to Planning and Zoning. Commissioner Brakebill thought it would be a good idea for the Planning and Zoning Committee to meet and come up with ideas to create a flow chart as well. Commissioner Spruill will work on this.
Commissioner Spruill reported the house on S. Second Street has cleaned up the debris recently discussed. He also opened discussion on a parked truck on N. Second Street that was on jacks. He feels this could be a safety issue. Burgess Smith will look into it.
Commissioner Brakebill reported on an email from a young man involved with Boy Scouts and lives in Copper Oaks Court. The young man would like to have his Scout Troop clean up the sidewalks, trees and stumps in the development. After a brief discussion on the past history a decision was made for Burgess Smith to readdress the issue through a letter and for Commissioner Brakebill to contact the young man back explaining the areas of interest are not owned by the Town but by the residents.
Burgess Smith presented and reviewed the FY-13 Budget that will be voted on at the June meeting. Mary opened discussion on purchasing shirts for the maintenance men to better identify them. Burgess Smith indicated it did not have to be a budget item. All agreed the color should be burgundy. Mary will get a cost for the shirts and report back to the Council.
Burgess Smith opened discussion on an email from the County on recycling.
Burgess Smith opened discussion on an email from the Ag Society asking if the Town would be interested in manning a booth during their affair at the Fairgrounds. All agreed it would not benefit the town.
There being no further business, a motion to adjourn was passed 3 – 0.
Mary E. Rice
Corporation of Woodsboro