July 9, 2019 | Town Council Meeting Minutes

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Town Council Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland

July 9, 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, Crum and Cutshall

There was seven guests and seventeen residents in attendance.

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

After review of the June 2019 minutes, a motion to accept them as presented passed 4 – 0.

After review of the June 2019 financials, a motion to accept them as presented passed

4 – 0.


Commissioner Smith asked if a letter could be sent to High’s in reference to their trees overhanging the sidewalk along S. Main Street.

Commissioner Smith reported on a sewer back up and a water leak.

Commissioner Crum inquired on the line striping for the streets that were recently slurry sealed. Burgess Rittelmeyer informed her he was meeting with the company on Thursday, July 11th.  Discussion was held on stop lines and railroad crossing marks.

Commissioner Cutshall opened discussion on sending the County a letter in reference to the Zebroski property at the south end of town. A brief discussion was held.

Commissioner Cutshall asked if the speed sign could be placed in front of his house.  He also inquired on getting a camera for it.

Commissioner Cutshall inquired on bidding out the trash hauling contract. He was informed the projected time is January 2020.

Commissioner Cutshall inquired on the Israel Creek project asking when it would start. Burgess Rittelmeyer informed him the start date given was July 16th or thereafter.  He then asked if those renting pavilions and using the park would be affected.  Burgess Rittelmeyer informed him the large field between pavilion 1 and the creek will be used as a staging area for equipment.

Commissioner Boyer reported the trees and shrubs along Creagerstown Rd were cleaned up and look good.

Commissioner Crum asked for a copy of the Israel Creek project plans. Burgess Rittelmeyer will look for the pdf version and send them to her.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported a contract to purchase property for the new town hall has been signed. The property is on S. Main Street between 501 and 505.

Comus Quarry representatives Brad Hill and Matt Skogebo was in attendance and gave a recap to the residents on their plans for the quarry.  They also spoke of the process they are going through with the County.  A few residents that were in attendance had their questions answered.

Mr. Ted McCutcheon with Turning Point Real Estate was in attendance to discuss possible annexation of the Bowers Lumber Company.  He was interested in knowing if the town would prefer residential or Industrial.  A brief discussion was held.

Burgess Rittelmeyer reported on the paving project and the opened the floor up to the residents in town that were in attendance with concerns, questions or ideas.

Jodi Herche reported that August will be a year since she has lived in Copper Oaks II development. She wanted to know if there was a program to put a tow path in that would connect the new development to Copper Oaks or the park.  Commissioner Smith explained that Coppermine Road is a County road and the town would need a right of way to put a path in.

There being no further business, a motion to adjourn the meeting passed 4 – 0.