Archive | October 2017

The Secret that Kills… Wednesday, October 25th

Want to Learn more about opioids and the serious addiction crisis in Kent County? The statistics are staggering.
Be at the Rock Hall Firehouse at 6 pm, Wednesday October 25th and bring a friend.
Professional speakers and family members will engage in conversation to get and keep people talking about this opiate scourge.
If you or someone you know needs help or you want to be more informed…PLEASE attend this meeting to help our community, your friends or your loved ones.

Be sure to click on the link below to read interview with Betty Ann Glenn who is the person instrumental in putting this program together for our community.

http://www.myeasternshoremd.com/kent_county_news/spotlight/article_ec7a61ee-1f1f-5229-92b5-86baceae8135.html

and…please.. please… share this post…..THANKS

ROCK HALL TOWN COUNCIL MEETING REPORT

REGULAR MEETING
October 12, 2017

Present: Jones, Kuechler, Andrews, Edwards, Nesspor (plus Fithian, Sutton)

ACTIONS TAKEN BY VOTE TO:
• Approve agenda
• Approve September 14 hearing minutes (Ord. 2017-06)
• Approve September 14 meeting minutes
• Appoint Karen Gilbert to Parks and Recreation Board
• Adopt Ordinance 2017-06 (“Small Wireless Facilities”)
• Appoint Terri Mullikin to Election Board
• Approve Town participation in Red Ribbon drug awareness week

ACTIONS TAKEN WITHOUT VOTE TO:
• Postpone to November 6 further consideration of Jones’ proposal for Town to spend $3,000 on New Year’s Eve festivities ($2,500 tent rental; $500 DJ) (To view discussion, go to 8:30 p.m. on video archive, link below)
• Instruct Fithian to discuss with State Highway Administration installation of four-way stop at Sharp and Main
• OK Nesspor, Mark Einstein, and Jen Barnes as ad hoc committee to look into harbor entrance dredging

OTHER
• Accept Fithian’s financial report: Funds available, $135,551; Outstanding, $253,035
• Community Spirit award given to Pirates and Wenches committee
• Status-of-grants report as of 9/13/17 available at Town office, online (see below) or click here for PDF Grant status
• Brush pile at lagoon has been chipped; free mulch available
• Old clarifier nearly removed; new well being drilled; well house has new roof
• Fithian: “We found a [water] main we didn’t know existed”

Compiled by Gren Whitman

FULL MEETING CAN BE VIEWED @

http://townhallstreams.com/stream.php?location_id=31&id=13494

NEW!

Documents related to meeting posted under “Public Documents/Recent”:
https://www.mycommittee.com/committee/Public/tabid/342/pid/1/dg/12437/Default.aspx

ROCK HALL TOWN COUNCIL MEETING REPORT

UTILITIES/WORKSHOP

October 2, 2017

(1) UTILITIES MEETING

Present: Jones, Andrews, Edwards, Nesspor (plus Fithian, Parry)

ACTIONS TAKEN BY VOTE TO:

  • Approve agenda
  • Approve Utilities minutes from September 7

OTHER:

  • Fithian sewer allocation report accepted as presented; no change
  • Clarifier demolition has started; well house repairs pending

(2) WORKSHOP MEETING

 ACTIONS TAKEN BY VOTE TO:

  • Approve agenda as amended
  • Approve Workshop minutes from September 7
  • Appoint Jones as Open Meetings Act designee

ACTION TAKEN WITHOUT VOTE

  • Fithian asked to provide cost estimates for proposed dog park (fencing, gates, water line)

OTHER

  • Health clinic in Municipal Building to close the end of November
  • Town reimbursed $96,000 for money it spent up front for utilities project (clarifier demolition, new well, new water line on Catholic Avenue line); Fithian reports there will be monthly meetings and project/financial reports
  • Chipping two-thirds completed for municipal brush pile
  • Report expected following MOSHA inspection of Municipal Building
  • Fithian getting prices to repair and/or replace Head Start doors
  • Report from Main Street Manager on various grants not yet available

 Compiled by Gren Whitman

FULL MEETING CAN BE VIEWED @

http://townhallstreams.com/stream.php?location_id=31&id=13403

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