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Posted on: May 8, 2018

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of the May 8th Commissioners' Meeting

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Meeting started at 8:30 with closed session with County Attorney Pat Thompson to discuss a legal issue. This was followed by an admin session to go over a number of board appointments. In open session the commissioners voted on the following appoitments:

  • Bay Bridge Airport Advisory Committee – Fred Lango and Nick Stoer to 3 year terms
  • Blue Heron Golf Course – Don Trotter and Car Eberline to 3 year terms, Serelee Hefler and Norm Fraley to 2 year terms, and John Leone to 1 year term
  • Housing Authority – Judy Kropfelder to 3 year term
  • Parks and Rec Advisory Board – Vicki Paulas to 3 year term

Tab 2, DPW:

1. Delmarva Utility Easement Agreement

2. Maryland Geological Survey Groundwater/Well Monitoring Agreement – conducting groundwater testing and well monitoring on Kent Island for Fiscal Years 2018 through 2023 in the amounts of:

FY-2019: $ 8,260.00

FY-2020: $ 8,430.00

FY-2021: $ 8,600.00

FY-2022: $ 17,320.00

FY-2023: $ 8,940.00 - all approved

3. K. Hovnanian Maintenance Agreement – for placement and maintenance of private utility within the County right-of-way. – approved

4. Solid Waste Containers – purchase four (4) 40-yard Open Top Containers from Mid-Atlantic Waste of Cordova, MD, in the amount of $26,098. – approved

Tab 3, Action Items:

1. Reimbursement Request from MDCD for CDBG for expenses paid, Chesterwye Project – approved

2. MA#18-03 Citizen Petition Proposing a Zoning Map Amendment – would require Pat to draft an ordinance – approved to draft ordinance

3. Department of Emergency Services Advisory Council appointment – Mike Rinelli approved

4. Economic Development Commission appointment – Nancy LaJoice to fill the unexpired term of Mr. Vitalos on the Economic Development Commission to begin immediately and end December 31, 2018. – approved

5. Wreaths Across America Fundraiser Request – $500 to purchase wreaths to be placed on all the graves at Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery in Hurlock. – approved

6. Budget Amendment CC-33 – Sheriff’s Department, MD Opioid Grant – approved

7. Desk Item – Agreement letter with CHVFD on 6 month time agreement for building – held

8. Desk Item – Commissioner letter of support for new BUILD grants for Cox Creek Bridge – approved


Tab 4, Info Items:

1. MDE Phase III Watershed Implementation Plans

2. MDE Notice of Applications Received for State Permits

3. P&Z Monthly Department Report –March 2018

4. Queen’s Landing Council of Unit Owners Community Marina

5. QAC Plumbing Board Minutes March 22, 2018

6. Citizen letter in regards to BOE funding


Tab 5, Private:

A. Legal Matter

B. Bay Bridge Airport Advisory Committee

C. Blue Heron Golf Course Advisory Committee

D. Housing Authority Board

E. Parks & Recreation Advisory Board


Tab 6, Presentations:

I. Budget Work Session – Jon Seeman, 9:45 – one small change to the budget, addition of $25K for Family Services – budget will be voted on, May 22

II. Osteogenesis Imperfecta Proclamation – Commissioner Buckey 10:30

III. Department of Community Services Update – Cathy Willis, 11:00


Tab 7, Legislative:

County Ordinance 18-04 - Revisions to the Queen Anne’s County Ethics Ordinance, Chapter 8 of the Code of Public Local Laws of Queen Anne’s County, Maryland – 10:45 Public Hearing

County Ordinance 18-07 - Standards of Care under the Queen Anne’s County Animal Control Ordinance, Chapter 9 of the Code of Public Local Laws of Queen Anne’s County, Maryland – Introduced



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