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Regular Meeting of the Town Council

Monday, October 12, 2020 | 7:30 p.m. | McCathran Hall Council Room

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of the Agenda
  3. Public Appearances – Please note the time allowed to speak will be limited to five minutes.
  4. Approval of Minutes – 14 September 2020
  5. 5. Mayor’s Appointment to the Historic Preservation Commission – Approval of Jeff McCrehan
    as the Alternate member for a 3-year term ending June 30, 2023.
  6. Mayors Announcements
    1. Kudos
      • To the HPC upon successful culmination of the Town’s application for expansion of our National Historic Registry boundaries – publication in the National Register of increased boundaries and additional documentation.
    2. WSSC Sewer project status.
    3. Update on request to remove certain restrictive covenants originating from the sale of property by the Town from the deed for 201 Chestnut Avenue.
    4. Appointment of Dave Cosson as Town Council liaison to the Racial Equity and Social Justice Committee.
    5. Follow-up letter to MCDOT on their response to EPSC/Town safety concerns on Washington Grove Lane.
    6. Salt Barn – update.
    7. Washington Grove Bikeways Connector Study update.
    8. MML 2021 legislative priority: Highway User Revenue restoration.
    9. Montgomery County Mayors meetings, and THRIVE 2050, Montgomery County’s update of the General Plan.
  7. Treasurer’s Report
  8. Comprehensive Master Plan update
  9. Washington Grove Community Solar Project – presentation by the Sustainability subgroup.
  10. Ordinance 2020-11 Zoning Text Amendment Modifying Front Setback Requirements for Accessory Buildings – Introduction and Set Date for Public Hearing.
  11. Draft Ordinance to Amend Article I, Adding Section 15 (Vehicle Use in Town Woods)
    • Section 16 (Archaeological and Cultural Artifacts and Fossils) and
    • Section 17 (Removal of Trees, Plants or Minerals) – discussion.
  12. Town Council Reports – Discussion
    1. Halloween plans by the Recreation Committee.
    2. Racial Equity and Social Justice Committee.
    3. Leaf Collection Contract annual renewal.
  13. Old Business: Amendment of the August 10, 2020 Town Council Minutes // 10 min
  14. New Business
  15. Adjournment ~10:00p

*The TC agenda is subject to change any time before or during the Council meeting. Please contact the Town Clerk at (301) 926-2256 to obtain current information.

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