August 27, 2018 | Town Workshop Meeting Minutes

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Town Workshop Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland
August 27, 2018

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

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

There was no 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 June 2018 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented was passed 3 – 0.

Under unfinished business Burgess Rittelmeyer reported the office move is going well.  He also reported on the company coming in to video storm drains.

Commissioner Smith reported the resident that was asked to trim his trees did a great job.

Commissioner Spruill reported on storm drains at the corner of S. Second St. and Liberty Rd backing up after rains from debris on them.

Commissioner Spruill reported on a black truck parking near the corner of S. Second St. and Elizabeth St.  He is concerned with the sight distance for people coming onto Elizabeth St. off S. Second St.  Burgess Rittelmeyer will look at the code.

Commissioner Boyer had no unfinished business.

Burgess Rittelmeyer informed the Council that a maintenance employee turned in his two week notice.  A discussion on hiring a new employee and their job description was held.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported on an email he received in reference to the park.  A lady wrote to let him know she is happy to see the grass in the park growing.  She feels it is good for mosquitos and other wildlife.

Burgess Rittelmeyer announced that due to the office move at the end of September the Workshop meeting is cancelled.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported that St. John’s UCC Church has agreed to allow the town to use their fellowship room for meetings.  After discussion on a monthly fee, Commissioner Smith made a motion to pay them $150 per month, plus plow their parking lot after it snows.  Motion passed 3 – 0.

Burgess Rittelmeyer opened discussion on getting a new truck for the town.  He reported the maintenance men would like to have a service body truck to keep some tools in.  After a brief discussion it was decided that Burgess Rittelmeyer contact the County to inquire on piggy backing off their fleet contract.

Commissioner Spruill reported there are several untagged vehicles on the property across from the old butcher shop. A discussion was held.

Resident Donald Trimmer asked if there has been any Planning and Zoning meetings and Commissioner Boyer informed him there has not.

Mr. Trimmer then asked about abandoned cars left behind from a renter.  The Council informed him it was up to the property owner to handle it.

Mr. Trimmer asked about the meeting with SHA in reference to the Israel Creek project.  Burgess Rittelmeyer explained the timeline on the project.

Burgess Rittelmeyer opened discussion on the future direction of a town hall.  A discussion on locations was held.  Burgess Rittelmeyer will contact the County on requirements the town will need to meet if a town hall is built.   All agreed that the permanent location should stay on the east side of Rt. 194 in the old part of town.

There being no further business, a motion to close the meeting was passed 3 – 0.