September 11, 2018 | Town Council Meeting Minutes

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Town Council Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland
September 11, 2018

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

Burgess Rittelmeyer and Commissioners Smith, Boyer, Spruill and Piechowski.

There was no guest and two residents in attendance.

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

After review of the August 2018 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.

After review of the August 2018 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0. Discussion was held on a CD due to mature on September 26, 2018. It was decided to obtain rates from Woodsboro Bank before renewing it in case another bank offered a higher rate.

Burgess Rittelmeyer informed the Council there would be no September Workshop Meeting due to the office moving.  The next meeting will be on October 9, 2018 in the St. John’s Church fellowship room.  Burgess Rittelmeyer will type a letter for the Woodsboro/Walkersville paper and also the website.

Burgess Rittelmeyer has been looking at drop boxes for the new office location. The cheapest weatherproof box he found was $600.  A brief discussion was held and it was decided we need one and for Burgess Rittelmeyer to order it.

Commissioner Smith had nothing to report.

Commissioner Piechowski inquired about document the State was to sending in on the Israel Creek project. None have been received.  Commissioner Piechowski will follow up with them.

Commissioner Piechowski opened discussion the survey.  He suggested three ways to send it out to the Public.  Burgess Rittelmeyer suggested deferring it for now.

Commissioner Piechowski opened discussion on the radar sign data and asked if we were going to do anything with the data. Commissioner Spruill reported that most violations in the morning between 5:00 and 6:00. Commissioner Spruill will forward the data to Carl.

Commissioner Spruill inquired on the progress of cleaning up at a home on Copper Oaks Ct.  Burgess Rittelmeyer reported that it is a lot better.

Commissioner Boyer had nothing to report.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported that most of the park has flooded and if we get more rain out of Hurricane Florence the town will flood.  Commissioner Smith suggested we communicate with the Fire Department to set up an emergency shelter for people if they need to evacuate.

Burgess Rittelmeyer announced he would like to go into closed session to discuss a Town Hall and the hiring of a new employee.

There being no further business, a motion to adjourn the town meeting and go into closed session passed 4 – 0.

ion to adjourn passed 3 – 0.