October 10, 2017 | Town Council Meeting Minutes
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Town Council Meeting Minutes
October 10, 2017
The Woodsboro Town Council met today at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall with the following members present:
Burgess Rittelmeyer and Commissioners Spruill, Boyer, Smith and Piechowski.
There was no 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 September 2017 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.
After review of the September 2017 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.
Burgess Rittelmeyer reported on speaking with Kercher and the County about “piggy backing” on county contracts for the streets project.
Burgess Rittelmeyer reported on speaking with a MDE representative about well 1.
Commissioner Smith reported the radar sign had fallen over and cold patch is needed on Adams Street.
Commissioner Smith inquired on the creek bed project in the park. Burgess Rittelmeyer reported he has not heard anything and will try to get an update.
Commissioner Piechowski reported on a call he received for an incident on Main Street. Burgess Rittelmeyer recapped the event and how it was handled.
Commissioner Piechowski inquired on the sidewalk along the side of 200 S. Main St. that still needs repaired. He read a letter that is hanging near the damaged sidewalk.
Commissioner Piechowski opened discussion on an email from a resident on Autumn Sky Terrace. Burgess Rittelmeyer reported he has handled that email.
Commissioner Spruill opened discussion on yard sale signs and asked the Council what their view was with people placing yard sale signs on your property. Burgess Rittelmeyer feels it is the property owner’s discretion to allow them or remove them.
Commissioner Spruill opened discussion on a sign recently hung in town at a location where the owner was told the sign was not compliant with town code and could not be hung. Burgess Rittelmeyer will send the property owner a letter.
Commissioner Boyer reported the Planning and Zoning Commission did not meet in October.
Burgess Rittelmeyer informed the Council the FY17 Audit is complete and Mary will email the Draft copies to each Council member. He asked them to review it before the October Workshop Meeting.
Commissioner Spruill reminded the Council about using left over street funds on the street project this year.
Burgess Rittelmeyer opened discussion on purchasing a structure with three sides to store equipment in. It will be placed at the WWTP. He provided a brochure. The building would be 30’x31’x14’. The installed price is $8700. A discussion was held and a motion made to spend up to $10,000 on a 30’x31’x14’ building. Motion passed 4 – 0.
Burgess Rittelmeyer opened discussion on a Capital Project for replacing the trucks in town. Commissioner Smith suggested on piggy backing off the Counties Fleet pricing.
Burgess Rittelmeyer reported he asked the maintenance men to get pricing on a snow blower attachment for the skid loader. Commissioner Boyer doesn’t thing it is a good idea due to damage it could cause. Commissioner Smith agreed.
There being no further business, a motion to adjourn was passed 4 – 0.