ROCK HALL TOWN COUNCIL MEETING REPORT May 22, 2017

UTILITIES MEETING

Start Time: 7:03 p.m.

Roll Call: Jones, Kuechler, Andrews, Fithian

ACTIONS TAKEN BY VOTE TO:

  1. Approve agenda.
  2. Adjourn at 7:13.

ACTIONS TAKEN WITHOUT VOTE TO:

Accept monthly sewer allocation report as presented.

OTHER:

  1. Fithian recommended that the $27,020 not allocated in proposed FY2018 budget be kept in Utilities budget as an unspent, unallocated reserve in a miscellaneous line item.
  2. Bid deadline for Catholic Ave. project has been extended to May 31.
  3. One-sewer-credit-per-lifetime restriction no longer applies, per resolution previously adopted by Council, provided other criteria are met.

 WORKSHOP MEETING

Start Time: 7:13

Roll Call: Jones, Kuechler, Andrews, Edwards, Fithian

 ACTIONS TAKEN BY VOTE TO:

  1. Approve agenda.
  2. Approve letter from Town to DHCD in support of Community Legacy Grant application that would provide $250,000-300,000 in State funds to Steve Maloney to construct 15-room hotel on Main Street.
  3. Adjourn at 8:15 p.m.

 ACTIONS TAKEN WITHOUT VOTE TO:

Re: Pending demolition of warehouse at 21260 Rock Hall Avenue, Council directed Fithian to present Town’s options to property owner; wait to see if up to three demolition bids are submitted; obtain Town Attorney’s advice how to proceed; and report to Council at June 7 meeting.

 OTHER

Main Street Manager Meg Parry and Council discussed applying for grants for an operational assistance grant to pay for her position and a grant for Bayside Avenue sidewalk. Grant funds now available to begin sidewalk concrete/bricks work plus trees, benches, trashcans on Main Street and the Oyster Court renovation project. Parry is looking into what constitutes an “Enterprise Zone,” and if Rock Hall might qualify.

FULL MEETING CAN BE VIEWED @

http://townhallstreams.com/stream.php?location_id=31&id=11871

Compiled by Gren Whitman

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