January 8, 2019 | Town Council Meeting Minutes

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Woodsboro Planning & Zoning Meetings are held on the first Monday of the month as needed at 6:00 PM at the meeting room behind St. Johns Church, 8. N. Second St. Please contact the town office to be added to the agenda one (1) month prior to the meeting if you have business to discuss.  If there are no topics brought forth to be placed on the agenda 1 month before this meeting, the committee will not meet that month.

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Town Council Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland
January 8, 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, Spruill 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 December 2018 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 3 – 0 with Commissioner Smith abstaining.

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

Burgess Rittelmeyer gave a recap of the new CD’s at Woodsboro Bank.

Under unfinished business, Burgess Rittelmeyer reported on what is now required by the State for the reforestation on the Israel Creek project. He reported it will not cost the town anything.

Commissioner Smith had nothing to report.

Commissioner Piechowski reported there is a house on Copper Oaks Drive that has a lot of water running out of their property onto the street and creating a lot of laying water.

Commissioner Piechowski provided a handout listing the wants and needs for a new town hall.  A brief discussion was held and Commissioner Piechowski asked each Council member to add to the list.

Commissioner Boyer reported he was approached about land options for a new town hall. A brief discussion was held.

Commissioner Spruill opened discussion on the town having a social media page.  Burgess Rittelmeyer informed him what the town would have to do to have one.

Under New Business, Burgess Rittelmeyer reported on the street paving that has been done in town and the paving that would be done in the current week. All of the work being done is what Burgess Rittelmeyer had previously outlined.

A resident from Copper Oaks reported a trailer with a small bulldozer on it was parked on the road at 601 Scarlet Oak Ct again.  This was the weekend before Christmas.  Burgess Rittelmeyer informed the resident of a letter that was sent to the owner and how he contacted the office immediately upon receiving it.

Resident and Woodsboro/Walkersville Times Editor, Ken Kellar, informed Burgess Rittelmeyer he may call him with questions in reference to discussions during the meeting.

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