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Monday, September 13, 2021 | 7:30 p.m. | Remote via Zoom

Join via Internet: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/297850640?pwd=czh3ODBEdEpTeXdkRTc5bDFmLzN2UT09
Dial-in: 301-715-8592 , Meeting ID 297 850 640 , Password 074385
Note that any relevant documents mentioned below that are not linked to, will be linked to from the minutes to this meeting when those minutes are made available.
  1. Call to Order ~ 7:30 pm
  2. Approval of this Agenda – 5 min.
  3. Public Appearances – The time allowed to speak will be limited to five minutes.
    Note: Written statements submitted as part of a public appearance will be noted in the Minutes, will be available by contacting the Town Clerk after the meeting, and will be posted on this web page.
  4. Approval of Minutes – 5 min.
  5. Treasurer’s Report  – 10 min.
  6. Mayor’s Announcements – 15 min.
    • ARPA funds imminent.
    • Joint TC, PC, HPC meeting to discuss demolition of historic structures following a presentation by Fred Strachura, president of the MD Association of Historic Districts
    • Update on the PO Box policy at the Washington Grove Post Office.
    • Translation of the “Welcome Package” into Spanish.
    • Update on the revision of the Comprehensive Plan.
    • Update on the Shared Use Bike Path Connection Task Force.
  7. McCathran Hall use policy – Proposed revision to the user agreement forms – 5 min.
  8. Administrative Matters – 10 min.
    • Status of Maintenance Supervisor search.
    • Update on exploration of using audio/video recordings as the official Minutes of Town Council Meeting, and posting to the Town website.
    • McCathran Hall use policy – Proposed revision to the User Agreement forms.
  9. “Welcome to Washington Grove” signage RFP – Open bids and award contract – 10 min.
  10. Proposal to Join Sustainable Maryland – Discussion and action – 10 min.
  11. Proposal to Join ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability – An organization assisting communities with doing a carbon inventory, identifying tailored mitigation strategies, then helping implement them. Discussion and action. – 15 min.
  12. Resolution 2021-11 Establishing Rules for the Uses of the East and West Woods – 20 min.
    • Discussion of the policy on uses of the Woods, and possible action.
  13. Installation of a speed hump on lower Ridge Road – Discussion and possible action – 10 min. (Comments from residents are available on this page.)
  14. Replacement of the gate on Brown Street – Discussion of design and possible action – 10 min.
  15. Town Council Reports  – 10 min.  Of note:
    • Racial and Social Equity Committee and Town Council Guidelines to Committees
    • Website improvements
  16. Old Business
  17. New Business
  18. Adjournment ~ 9:45 pm.
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