November 13, 2012 | 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
November 13, 2012
The Woodsboro Town Council met today at 7:00 PM in the Firehall with the following members present:
Burgess Smith and Commissioners Brakebill, Rittelmeyer and Trimmer. Absent from the meeting was Commissioner Spruill.
Burgess Smith called the meeting to order and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
There was one guest and no residents in attendance.
Deputy Sutton provided his police report noting there was no major issues in Town.
After review of the August 2012 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.
After review of the August 2012 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.
After review of the September 2012 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.
After review of the October 2012 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.
Commissioner Brakebill inquired on the road depressions in Scarlet Oak Court and Burgess Smith informed him Shoemaker Excavating had taken care of the problem.
Commissioner Rittelmeyer reported submitting paperwork to the State for POS funds and is waiting to hear back from them. He also reported on his ongoing work to finish the 2010 wetland project that changed to a reforestation project.
Commissioner Rittelmeyer reported the glass in the bulletin board at the park is broken and the framework is rotting. After a brief discussion a motion was made to take the entire bulletin board down and not replace it. Motion passed 3 – 0.
Commissioner Rittelmeyer reported there was a water leak in the park in August and it has been taken care of.
Commissioner Rittelmeyer opened discussion on damaged area to the asphalt walkway in the park. No decisions were made.
Commissioner Trimmer reported he spoke to Mr. Mike Kay in reference to tubes for freshly planted trees. Commissioner Trimmer has quite a few that he took off his property and they can be used in the park for the next planting of trees. The Council agreed to have the maintenance guys gather them up and store them at the treatment plant until they are needed.
Commissioner Brakebill suggested the Town purchase more holiday banners for the streets when they go on sale in the Spring.
Burgess Smith read an email from Mr. Jay Wolf of the Woodsboro Historical Society. The Historical Society would like to bring Woodsboro Days back into the town. The Council agreed to allow them to bring it back.
Burgess Smith reported the MML Legislative Dinner for Frederick County will be held at the Cozy Restaurant again this year. The date is December 13th and those interested in going should let Mary know by November 28th.
Commissioner Trimmer opened discussion and provided three bids on a street sweeper for the town. After discussion it was decided to purchase a sweeper from Truck Site for $23,900. Commissioner Trimmer and Mary will take care of contacting and finalizing things with the company.
Burgess Smith opened discussion on a concern with the Rosewood Condo residents and their trash collection. Burgess Smith is currently reviewing their Public Works Agreement.
Mary suggested holding the town meetings in the town hall instead of the firehall due to lack of attendance. Meetings that are expected to be largely attended can still be held in the firehall. The Council agreed.
There being no further business, a motion to adjourn was passed 3 – 0.
Mary E. Rice
Corporation of Woodsboro