ROCK HALL TOWN COUNCIL MEETING REPORT

REGULAR MEETING

October 11, 2018

MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING

Present: Jones, Andrews, Edwards, Nesspor (Fithian, Capt. Dempsey, MacLeod, Porter, Sheriff Kirby)

ACTIONS TAKEN BY VOTE TO:

Approve agenda
Approve minutes from July 30 Utilities/Workshop meeting
Approve minutes from August 9 Regular meeting
Adopt Resolution 2018-01, 40-year $939,000 general obligation bond for Catholic Avenue water main replacement and new well projects

OTHER

Proposal to reduce water/sewer hook-up fee from $12,000 to $6,000 will be discussed at next Utilities meeting
Town deemed not liable in recent tram/bicycle accident; insurance claim denied
Per Fithian, Town water losses have been reduced from 32 to 12 percent with activation of new clarifier
Tyler Technologies representative will be invited to discuss new utilities billing software at next Utilities meeting; Andrews/Loller to discuss new software with County Finance Department
Proposal for $3,000 batting cage to be discussed by the Recreation and Parks Board
Unusable surveillance cameras have been returned to Verizon; per MacLeod, no contact was signed and no expense incurred by Town
Free Wifi hotspots now available on Main Street and at Civic Center
Fall Fest on October 13; Bike Fest on October 14; Halloween parade and Kite Fest October 27; Trick or Treat October 31, 6-8 p.m. (with Haven and N. Hawthorne streets closed to traffic)
Next Utilities/Workshop meeting October 29; next Regular meeting November 8

Compiled by Gren Whitman

TECHNICAL PROBLEM PREVENTED LIVE-STREAMING THIS MEETING