June 13, 2017 | Town Council Meeting Minutes

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Town Council Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland
June 13, 2017

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

Burgess Smith and Commissioners Rittelmeyer and Piechowski. Arriving late was Commissioner Spruill. Absent was Commissioner Kellar.

There were five guests and three residents in attendance.

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

The first line of business was the swearing in of new Council members. Ms. Sandy Dalton, Clerk of the Circuit Court was in attendance to swear them in. Sworn in was William Rittelmeyer, Burgess, Gary Smith, Commissioner and Jason Boyer, Commissioner.

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

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

A motion to renew CD 34869 passed 4 – 0.

Burgess Rittelmeyer presented the FY18 General Fund and FY18 Water and Sewer Budgets. A motion to accept them passed 4 – 0.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported he modified the overflow pipe in the pond and explained why he did so.

Burgess Rittelmeyer assigned Commissioners to departments in town. Commissioner Smith will be the Streets Commissioner, Commissioner Piechowski will be the Parks Commissioner, Commissioner Spruill will be the Water and Sewer Commissioner and Commissioner Boyer will be the Planning and Zoning Commissioner.

Commissioner Boyer reported on a recent Planning and Zoning Meeting. He informed the Council they are still short members. A motion to appoint Mr. Donald Trimmer to the Committee passed 4 – 0.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported on the recent POS meeting he attended.

Mr. Wendell Miley, Treasurer of WNMRC, was in attendance to discuss locations for a double batting cage in the park. A motion to place the batting cage beside the north side of the basketball court passed 4 – 0.

Commissioner Spruill opened discussion on placing the speed bump back on N Second Street. After discussion it was decided to place the radar sign near 107 N. Second St for one week and then move it near 100 Creagerstown Rd. After the radar sign is removed from N. Second the speed bump will be reinstalled.

Burgess Rittelmeyer appointed Commissioner Smith as President of the Council.

Commissioner Boyer reported that Platinum Auto, 609 S. Main Street, will be building a smaller structure and use drain wells, this was approved by Planning and Zoning. He also reported that Mr. Rick Beall, 115 N. Second St, was approved to move forward with his project. Curb and gutter will only go along N. Second and not Arnold Alley. Commissioner Boyer also reported Mr. Robert Shoemaker was given approval to sub-divide the properties at 12 N. Second Street and 100 N. Second St.

Resident Heather Johnson of 612 Scarlet Oak Ct, had concerns with the work performed at the end of Scarlet Oak Ct. where water lines for the Lancaster properties was run. She reported and shared photos.

Resident Donald Trimmer thanked outgoing and incoming Council members.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported on the website and asked Commissioner Boyer for a Bio.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported the town will receive additional fund through HUR.

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

Respectfully submitted,
Mary E. Rice
Corporation of Woodsboro