ROCK HALL TOWN COUNCIL MEETING REPORT / Audit Report

February 4, 2019

UTILITIES BOARD/WORKSHOP

Present: Jones, Kuechler, Andrews, Edwards, Nesspor (Fithian, MacLeod, Loller, Porter, Dempsey, Wilson)

 UTILITIES BOARD

ACTIONS TAKEN BY VOTE TO:

  • Approve agenda for meeting
  • Approve minutes from December 3 meeting
  • Approve two water hook-ups for Haven Harbor South upon written request

OTHER:

  • Fithian reported $30,500 was spent for new pump at wastewater plant
  • Jean Holloway from Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project explained how SERCAP performs utility rate analyses for small towns.
  • Utilities problems and needs were discussed, with no action taken

WORKSHOP

 ACTIONS TAKEN BY VOTE TO:

  • Approve agenda for meeting
  • Approve minutes from December 3 meeting
  • Adjourn meeting before all had chance to speak (aye, 3; nay, 1; abstain, 1)

 OTHER:

  • Council discussed possibility of moving Tolchester museum to Village Center at cost of $250/month; no action taken
  • Robert Diss (Lindsey + Associates) presented auditors’ report. He stated that audit was delayed and went over budget because more problems and questions than expected were discovered
  • After Diss had fielded six questions, and with more residents wishing to speak, Nesspor moved to adjourn, Kuechler seconded his motion, and Jones, Kuechler, and Nesspor voted “aye.” Premature adjournment violated Town Code.

Compiled by Gren Whitman

FULL MEETING CAN BE VIEWED 

https://5bbb19a5c6aad.streamlock.net/vod/_definst_/mp4:rock_hall_md/2019-02-04_5504859_UtilitiesWorkshop_Meeting.mp4/playlist.m3u8?wowzaplaystart=0