April 19, 2018 | Town Council Meeting Minutes
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Corporation of Woodsboro
Mary E Rice | Town Clerk
P.O. Box 88
Woodsboro MD, 21798
Phone: (301) 898-3800
Town Council Meeting Minutes
April 19, 2018
The Woodsboro Town Council met today at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall with the following members present:
Burgess Rittelmeyer and Commissioners Spruill, Smith, Boyer and Piechowski.
There was two guest and one resident in attendance.
Burgess Rittelmeyer called the meeting to order and led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance.
After review of the March 2018 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.
After review of the March 2018 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.
Commissioner Smith made a motion to transfer $100,000 from the General Fund checking account to the General Fund Money Market. Motion passed 4 – 0.
The first line of business was with John Trout and Andrew Brown. A plan for development of the Trout property at the south end of town was discussed.
Burgess Rittelmeyer reported meeting with the Kercher group and riding throughout town to determine a plan of action. Kercher will provide the town with a package to take to the County in approximately four weeks.
Burgess Rittelmeyer reported he has not had a chance to contact a company in reference doing fiberglass retro-fitting on drain pipes. He suggested looking at the ones under Main Street and down Liberty Road.
Burgess Rittelmeyer explained to the Council why he did not write a letter to a resident about their business sign.
Commissioner Smith had nothing to report.
Commissioner Spruill reported he did not have a chance to work on the radar sign data.
Commissioner Piechowski inquired on the website not being up to date. Burgess Rittelmeyer reported he has not had a chance to meet with the webmaster yet. Mary will send minutes to the webmaster to get them updated.
Burgess Rittelmeyer reported there is a lot of money available through POS this year and he is getting a price on replacing the big ball field fence.
Commissioner Boyer reported on the April 2nd Planning and Zoning meeting. A 60’ x 110’ x 28’ building at Platinum Auto was approved. They will blacktop the entire parking lot. A brief discussion was held on blacktopping the parking lot. He also reported the fee structure was reviewed. One fee was lowered and one was raised.
Burgess Rittelmeyer reported he was mistaken on the old flower shop property and its size. It was subdivided into six townhouse lots so it will not be big enough for a town hall.
Burgess Rittelmeyer informed the Council that he recently forwarded an email on the Israel Creek Project. It now has a completion date of June 2020.
Resident Donald Trimmer inquired on what is happening with the move of the town office from the fire department building. Burgess Rittelmeyer reported the fire department will not do anything until after August.
Burgess Rittelmeyer presented his FY19 Budget to the Council for review. A discussion was held. Burgess Rittelmeyer would like to approve the budget at the May 8th town meeting. He reported the May workshop meeting would be cancelled because it is Memorial Day.
There being no further business, a motion to adjourn and go into closed session was passed 4 – 0.