July 11, 2017 | Town Council Meeting Minutes

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Town Council Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland
July 11, 2017

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

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

There was one guest and three residents in attendance.

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

After review of the June 2017 minutes, a motion to accept them with one correction passed 4-0.

After review of the June 2017 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.

Discussion was held on moving funds into a CD. A motion to move funds into a CD passed 4 – 0.

Radar sign data was reviewed. Commissioner Spruill suggested not putting the speed bump back on N. Second St. Discussion on where to place the sign was held.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reviewed an agreement from SHA concerning reforestation in the park.

Commissioner Smith reported on wider, permanent speed bumps. He also suggested hiring Kercher Engineering to provide the town with an RFP to get bids on the street repairs.

Commissioner Spruill reported speaking with a neighbor to serve on the Board of Appeals.

Commissioner Piechowski reported the east side of the parks parking lot entrance needs repair. A discussion was held. Commissioner Boyer will contact Bob Shoemaker to obtain millings.

Commissioner Piechowski reported on an overflowing trash can in the park. He asked who he should contact if he sees tree limbs down and was informed he can call Mary.

Commissioner Boyer reported the grass and weeds at 103 Creagerstown Rd. was getting high. Mary will contact the owner.

Burgess Rittelmeyer opened discussion on monitoring the water pressure in Copper Oaks before and after Copper Oaks II is constructed. Burgess Rittelmeyer will contact the town’s water operator.

Burgess Rittelmeyer opened discussion on the town buying a welder. A motion to spend $1,000 on a welder passed 4 – 0.

Burgess Rittelmeyer presented a letter from Lancaster Craftsman Builders asking for monies to be released on their bond. It was decided to give $55,000 back for water and sewer only. A discussion on the process was held.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported the website is now up and running. Businesses are now allowed to post their business.

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

Respectfully submitted,
Mary E. Rice
Corporation of Woodsboro