Archive | February 2018

ROCK HALL TOWN COUNCIL MEETING 2/8/18

REGULAR MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING

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

ACTIONS TAKEN BY VOTE TO:

  • Approve meeting agenda
  • Approve January 11 meeting minutes
  • Have Town advertise for P/T police officer
  • Introduce Ordinances 2018-01 and -02 (special events)
  • Approve Jerry Spence as Appeals Board member (3-2)
  • Approve Anna Riggins as Appeals Board alternate (3-2)
  • Hire three Washington College interns to help with marketing Town (3-2)

ACTIONS TAKEN WITHOUT VOTE TO:

  • Defer action on Jones’ proposal for paying utility bills via PayPal on line
  • OK moving ahead to develop an “app” for promoting the Town
  • OK Jones’ proposal to purchase/install P.A. system for Main Street
  • OK for Town to provide free medical office space in Municipal Building to Eastern Shore Psychological Services Agency for mental health and substance abuse counseling

 OTHER

  • Dr. Wayne Benjamin described Home Ports group’s mission that aims to keep older residents in their homes
  • Public hearing on Ordinances 2018-01 and -02 will be held at 7:00 p.m. March 8
  • Detailed report on status of the Town’s various grants and grant applications can be viewed on archived videotape starting at minute 1:07
  • Jones twice admonished by Council members for initiating projects before they’re approved by the Council (in this instance, his proposal for on-line utility bill payments, which was deferred, and his proposal to hire interns, which was approved)

Compiled by Gren Whitman

FULL MEETING CAN BE VIEWED @

http://townhallstreams.com/stream.php?location_id=31&id=15569