March 27, 2017 | Town Workshop Meeting Minutes

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Town Workshop Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland
March 27, 2017

The regular scheduled Workshop Meeting of the Woodsboro Town Council was held today at the Town Hall with the following members present:

Commissioners Rittelmeyer, Spruill and Piechowski. Absent from the meeting was Burgess Smith and Commissioner Kellar.

There was three residents and no guest in attendance.

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

Commissioner Spruill inquired on the radar sign. Commissioner Piechowski said he thought Burgess Smith was ordering it. Commissioner Piechowski will forward information to Mary for ordering.

Commissioner Spruill stated he thought the street survey needed to be back on the agenda for discussion and he would like to see it on the next Workshop agenda. A brief discussion was held on when to place it back on the agenda for discussion.

Commissioner Piechowski had nothing to report.

Commissioner Rittelmeyer reported opening day for the Rec Council is April 1, 2017. He also inquired on the pond drain and was informed it has been taken care of. He then opened discussion on the overflow pipe in the pond.

Resident Jason Boyer opened discussion on the fees he was charged when sub-dividing his property. Commissioner Rittelmeyer reported speaking with Burgess Smith who suggested setting up two zoning fee levels. Resident Joel Rensberger who was in attendance suggested creating a fee called, “Boundary Line Adjustment”. Commissioner Spruill suggested moving it from the sub-division category and putting it in the miscellaneous category. Mary will contact the Zoning Administrator to discuss the suggestions.

Commissioner Rittelmeyer opened discussion on moving the April 11th meeting due to lack of a quorum. The meeting will now be held on April 19, 2017 and will be the nomination meeting.

Kayrn Lind, representative of the Woodsboro Fire Department and Joel Rensberger, local builder was in attendance to discuss developing the land where the Fire Departments complex sits. Mr. Rensberger informed the Council that it sits on 12 acres, is zoned R-1, has less than one acre in the flood plain and has 40% in flooding soils. He feels he would be able to build 18 – 24 homes on the property. A brief discussion was held.

Resident Jason Boyer inquired on the tree planting in the park. Commissioner Piechowski informed him there is nothing new on the project. A brief discussion was held on the States Right of Way.

There being no further business, a motion to adjourn the meeting was taken with the motion failing.

Respectfully submitted,
Mary E. Rice
Corporation of Woodsboro