February 12, 2019 | Town Council Meeting Minutes

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Town Council Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland
February 12, 2019

The Woodsboro Town Council met today at 7:00 PM in the fellowship room of St. John’s UCC with the following members present:

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

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 January 2019 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.

After review of the January 2019 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0.

Commissioner Smith reported the blacktop curb at the back of David Lee’s property was damaged years ago and needs repaired.  Burgess Rittelmeyer suggested fixing it in a few months when the pavers come back. Commissioner Smith also reported on loose gravel laying along the curb on Wood Street and asked if the maintenance men could clean it up.  Mary will inform them.

Commissioner Piechowski would like to pursue the spec sheet he started for the new town hall and will send a soft copy out to the Council.

Commissioner Piechowski opened discussion on the Comus Quarry.  He reported meeting with Mr. Brad Hill, owner, who indicated the potential for a town well. The quarry water would not be used as a water source for the town. Gary suggested contacting MDE first. Commissioner Piechowski will invite them to a meeting so they can inform the town about what they are currently with the property.  Commissioner Piechowski then inquired on how town taxes are determined.  Commissioner Smith explained.

Commissioner Piechowski inquired on the POS program, asking if it was at a point where we request money.  Burgess Rittelmeyer informed him that he just received an email in reference to it.  Commissioner Piechowski will send a note out to gather ideas.  Burgess Rittelmeyer reported the request submitted in the spring of 2018 was just awarded in December 2018.

Commissioner Boyer had nothing to report.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported that he received three prices for the reforestation. There was a $20,000 price difference in the prices.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported he will contact the drain company to clean the drains in the spring.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported that we are currently in a waiting period for getting more road work done.  One resident in attendance announced she is very happy with the work performed in front of her house.

Commissioner Piechowski reported the curb and gutter damaged from the road in front of 307 Copper Oaks Drive was repaired.

Resident Ken Kellar asked if the Council was satisfied with the work and would have the company back in the future. He then informed the Council of damage done to his property near the road. The damage was from parking a skid loader on part of his yard and part of the road.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported on the County Executive/Mayor meeting he attended.

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