October 28, 2019 | Town Workshop Meeting Minutes

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Town Workshop Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland

October 28, 2019

The regular scheduled Workshop Meeting of the Woodsboro Town Council was held today in the St. John’s Fellowship Hall with the following members present:

Burgess Rittelmeyer, Commissioners Smith, Boyer and Cutshall.  Arriving late was Commissioner Crum.

There were four guests and two residents in attendance.

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

After review of the September 2019 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented was passed 3 – 0.

Burgess Rittelmeyer introduced Ms. Brandy A. Peeples, the town’s new attorney.

Burgess Rittelmeyer presented a budget amendment ordinance for FY19. A motion to approve the ordinance passed 4 – 0.

A motion to approve the FY19 Financial Statements prepared by Linton Shafer Warfield and Garrett, P.A. passed 4 – 0.

Pleasants Construction, Inc. was in attendance to give a presentation on lining storm drain pipes.

Mr. Mark Lancaster, Lancaster Craftsman Builders, was in attendance asking for reimbursement on the Public Improvement Agreement. After discussion, a motion to refund $24,026 from the water and sewer reserves, allow Lancaster Craftsman Builders to finish Knotty Alder Court with the top coat, the town to begin snow removal on the Court and the town to hold $8,250 until the last home is complete, passed 3 – 1. Commissioner Cutshall opposed.

Commissioner Boyer reported the next town hall meeting will be November 7, 2019.

Commissioner Crum reported on being approached by a representative with Frederick County Commission for Women. They have a group of children doing a photography project and they would like to attend a meeting to take pictures of Commissioner Crum, a woman in office.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported Frederick County EMS may attend a meeting to speak about their GIS system.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported on the County wanting towns to take over county roads when an annexation occurs.

Resident Donald Trimmer questioned what will happen with tree limbs now that Heritage Park is going to be closing. Burgess Rittelmeyer explained the current yard waste program the town has in place.

There being no further business, a motion to close the meeting was passed 4 – 0.