August 9, 2016 | Town Council Meeting Minutes

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Town Council Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland
August 9, 2016

The Woodsboro Town Council met today at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall with the following members present:

Burgess Smith and Commissioners Rittelmeyer, Spruill, Kellar and Piechowski.

There was two guests and three residents in attendance.

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

After review of the June 2016 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.

After review of the June 2016 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.

Commissioner Kellar opened discussion on the Israel Creek-Stream Restoration project by introducing Ms. Maureen Cissel and Mr. Collin Hill, representatives of SHA. A lengthy discussion with all questions being answered was held. The next step is review of a concept plan.

Commissioner Spruill had nothing to report.

Commissioner Rittelmeyer reported the tennis court is complete and reimbursement paperwork has been mailed.

Commissioner Piechowski reported that Marc Angleberger will be meeting with a company to discuss a solution at well 3 where the rock is lodged.

Commissioner Kellar reported on a tree that has fallen over the path on top of the hill in the park.

Burgess Smith opened discussion on the speed bump and presented a letter showing opposition to it. Commissioner Spruill has great concerns with removing it due to children who play in the street and drivers speeding. Burgess Smith suggested moving it more south again. Commissioner Kellar reported on speed/radar signs that can be placed on the side of the street and made a motion to spend up to $4,000 to purchase one. The motion was tabled until further information and pricing was discussed.



Burgess Smith reported speaking to Mr. Shoemaker in reference to obtaining a quote to repair the storm pipe and sidewalk along Liberty Road. Commissioner Rittelmeyer inquired on whether Mr. Shoemaker fixed the pond pipe yet and was informed he has not. Commissioner Kellar reported on meeting a company at the MML Convention who does this type of work. He will provide information.

Resident Joel Rensberger was in attendance to discuss a new soccer field in the park. He provided a drawing of where the Rec Council would like to place it. This project would require some excavating of the ground and removal of a tree. Commissioner Rittelmeyer will meet with Mr. Rensberger and Mr. New. A motion to allow Commissioner Rittelmeyer to authorize and approve the project passed 3 – 0 with Commissioner Piechowski abstaining.

Resident Donald Trimmer asked if the pond aerator was installed yet and he was informed it is not.

Resident Jason Boyer inquired on his sub-division and there was nothing to report.

A discussion on the Israel Creek-Stream Restoration project opened again it was decided to hold a Public Hearing for residents input after a draft concept plan was presented. All agreed.

There being no further business, a motion to adjourn was passed 4 – 0.

Respectfully submitted,
Mary E. Rice
Corporation of Woodsboro