March 12, 2019 | Town Council Meeting Minutes

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Town Council Meeting Minutes

Woodsboro, Maryland
March 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 six residents in attendance.

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

After review of the March 2019 minutes, a motion to accept them with one amendment passed   3 – 0.

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

Commissioner Smith reminded Burgess Rittelmeyer of a blacktop curb and a storm drain.  Burgess Rittelmeyer then informed him of the future road and storm drain work.

Commissioner Piechowski mentioned a document he previously shared with the Council listing specs the Council would like when building a new town hall.

Commissioner Piechowski inquired on the POS program and Burgess Rittelmeyer gave a short explanation on how the program works.

Commissioner Piechowski reported on vehicles being broken into in the Copper Oaks sub-division and inquired on whether a previous discussion was held in reference to security cameras and lighting.  A brief discussion was held and trail cameras were mentioned.  Burgess Rittelmeyer asked Commissioner Piechowski research them.

Commissioner Piechowski asked Commissioners Smith and Boyer if they were contacted about the Quarry.  Both reported they had not.

Commissioner Boyer reported on a lot that Mr. Bob Shoemaker has for sale.  The lot is located on N Second Street.  Resident Donald Trimmer reported he also spoke with Mr. Shoemaker in reference to the lot.

Resident Ken Morgan reported on stopping the town truck to talk to the employees about cleaning the loose stone up along the sides of Wood Street before they clog the storm drains.  He indicated there was a large dog in the truck that was intimidating to him. He also asked if the stones could get cleaned up, either by the street sweeper or a broom and shovel.  He reported that he has already swept and picked up the stones along curb once.  Also reported was pine needles from a yard that are going into the storm drains.

Resident Ken Kellar reported on the quarry issue.  He also remembered reading a water resource assessment document and it saying land does not have to be annexed into a town to get water, it can be purchased.

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