ROCK HALL TOWN COUNCIL MEETING REPORT REGULAR MEETING

September 12, 2019

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

ACTIONS TAKEN BY VOTE TO:
Approve agenda for meeting
Approve minutes for meeting and closed session on August 8
Approve up to $3,500 for 12-point alarm system at water plant
Approve $1,975 to buy flush kit and de-chlorinator diffuser to flush hydrants
Approve $6,000 to repair pump stations as needed
Correct Appeals Board term for Paul Miller (to end February 2022)
Adopt Ordinance 2019-03—general sign ordinance
Approve resolution to renew 2013 pump station loan

ACTION TAKEN WITHOUT VOTE TO:
Issue Request for Quote (RFQ) to identify a general on-call engineering firm
Introduce Ordinance 2019-04 to correct water overage billing rate

OTHER
General discussion about various problems at water and wastewater treatment plants and strategies for dealing with them (go to video stream for details); hydrants will be flushed on schedule starting soon

Activities and dinner will be provided for elementary school children and families starting at 4 p.m. Wednesdays at Fellowship Hall (Sharp and Liberty)

Dempsey reports RHPD will no longer permit “real and replica weapons” at Pirates and Wenches event; levels of alcohol consumption and public intoxication during event is “unacceptable”; event stretches three-man RHPD “to the limit”

M&C to conduct a “conversation” about special events

Halloween event sponsored by Parks & Recreation and RHVFD on October 26

Town web site explains how to contact new Planning & Zoning administrator, Chris Jakubiak

Access to Code Red is limited to Mayor Jacobs, Town Clerk Loller, Town Manager Resele, and Councilwoman Collyer

“NO DOGS” signs will be posted keep pooches off the beach 24/7/365

Hoping to be deemed eligible for $800,000 CDBG grant annually, Town will survey all residents regarding income

—Gren Whitman

FULL MEETING CAN BE VIEWED @

https://5bbb19a5c6aad.streamlock.net/vod/_definst_/mp4:rock_hall_md/2019-09-12_7252991_Regular_Business_Mee.mp4/playlist.m3u8?wowzaplaystart=0