ROCK HALL TOWN COUNCIL MEETING REPORT

UTILITIES BOARD/WORKSHOP
September 3, 2019

PRESENT: Jacobs, Andrews, Jones, Edwards, Collyer (Resele)

UTILITIES BOARD

ACTIONS TAKEN BY VOTE TO:
Approve agenda as amended
Approve minutes of July 29 meeting
Approve one-time sewer credit for Nancy Conway-Loeffelholz

ACTIONS TAKEN WITHOUT VOTE TO:
Approve one-week extension of deadline for wastewater treatment plant RFP

OTHER
Aggressive steps to deal with deteriorated conditions at water and wastewater treatment plants continue to be taken
Grant process for both plants is underway

WORKSHOP

ACTIONS TAKEN BY VOTE TO:
Approve agenda as amended
Approve minutes of July 29 meeting

OTHER
Jim Bass from Eastern Shore Land Conservancy presented report on the implications for Rock Hall regarding sea level rise over the next 30 years

Town’s new Planning and Zoning administrator is on board

Bank willing to (a) renew loan; (b) renew line of credit; (c) refinance USDA loan at lower interest rate; Town has 30 days to agree to terms

Status and condition of street equipment under review

Tenants being sought for Municipal Building; physical condition of building being re-examined

County will conduct an assessment of Town IT needs

Town about to implement plan for brush pile (residents only; restricted times)

Town staff keeping an eye on Hurricane Dorian

Town supporting second annual “Go Purple” anti-drug campaign

Compiled by Gren Whitman and Jan Plotczyk

FULL PROCEEDINGS CAN BE VIEWED @

https://5bbb19a5c6aad.streamlock.net/vod/_definst_/mp4:rock_hall_md/2019-09-03_8217107_UtilitiesWorkshop_Mee.mp4/playlist.m3u8?wowzaplaystart=0