Present: Commissioners Clifford
Sweeney, Joseph Ritz III, Jennifer Mellor, Glenn Blanchard
and Tim O’Donnell, President.
present were Sue Cipperly, Town Planner, Dave Haller, Town
Manager and Amy Naill.
Absent: Mayor Briggs,
with prior notice.
Commissioner Tim O’Donnell, President of the Board of
Commissioners, called the 07/06/2015 Town Meeting to order
at 7:30 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance was recited.
Approval of Minutes
The Minutes of the 07/06/2015 Town Meeting were approved
as presented/corrected. Motion made by Commissioner
Sweeney, second by Commissioner Ritz III. Passed 5-0.
Commissioner cited attendances, recognitions and
announcements. Commissioner Ritz gave a big thank you to
all veterans who served.
Commissioner Sweeney thanked town staff and
organizations for extra work in order to move Community
Heritage Day till Sunday.
Commissioner Blanchard and O’Donnell noted their
attendance at the MML conference.
Commissioner Blanchard noted he would like to see
Flags on Main St. for Veterans Day as well as repairs to
the doughboy. The
multi-user trail is now open.
Commissioner O’Donnell also welcomed Mr. Wilson,
Frederick County Government Affairs Director for County
Executive Jan Gardner.
Mayor’s Comments None
Public Comments None
Discussion of the delay in the pool opening.
Mr. Haller advised Board the delay was due to a
leak which required the State to re-inspect.
Consensus of Commissioners to issue two free day
passes to each season pass holder as compensation for the
delayed pool opening.
Report – Commissioner
Blanchard reported on June 2015 cash activity. Detailed
report at Exhibit A.
Commission Report: - Nothing
Review and discussion of the proposed Comprehensive Plan Update
O’Donnell mentioned the Plan has already gone through
our Planning Commission and is at the State for review and
Cipperly advised that this is a study guide not going
through the entire plan.
Ms. Cipperly gave a power point presentation
overview and reviewed State and County changes that
happened since 2009. There
is a new emphasis on sustainability.
A Public Hearing set for July 27, 2015.
The Planning Commission will incorporate State
Comments, public comments; and refer to the Board for
Dave McCarthy to the Park and Recreation Committee
Mellor told the Board that Mr. McCarthy has been a great
asset to the Committee.
by Commissioner Ritz second by Commissioner Jennifer
Items for 07/20/2015 Town Meeting
Kathryn L. Afzali, Maryland State Delegate, to
attend July 20th meeting.
Continued discussion of the Comprehensive Plan
Appointment to Citizens Advisory Committee
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