Keedysville Town Council

February 4, 2013

The monthly meeting of the Keedysville Town Council was called to order at 7:00 pm with the following members present: Mayor Matt Hull, Assistant Mayor Barry Levey, Council Members Richard Walton and Gina Ellis and Town Administrator Rick Bishop.

Minutes from January 7, 2013 were read and approved.

General Fund Report was $326,275.97.

Regarding framing the accompanying documents for the Pry Mill painting, donated to Keedysville by Sharpsburg, Ms. Ellis said she had coupons for frames from Michael's Craft store in Hagerstown. Sue Gemeny said she had checked the prices and that Antietam Gallery was a better value and that the documents were in the process of being framed.

Mayor Hull introduced the resolution accepting the two storm water management ponds in Cannon Ridge East. Mr. Walton made a motion to adopt the resolution. Ms. Ellis seconded. Motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Levey made a motion to have Antietam Tree & Turf spray the park, ball field and area around Town Hall for weeds for 2013. Ms Ellis asked if spraying of the parking lot by the rail bed was included. She was told it was not, but a price for the service would be sought. Mr. Walton seconded. Motion passed unanimously.

Mr. Levey made a motion to donate $25.00 to the Fraternal Order of Police, $250.00 to REACH cold weather shelter and $200.00 to the Lupus Foundation. Mr. Walton seconded. Motion passed unanimously.

The Council agreed to sign the "Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve" document to show their support.

Ms. Ellis spoke about Boonsboro forming a farmer's market and that they wondered if Keedysville would be interested in participating. She said it was in the formative stage and more information would be forthcoming.

A resident questioned about the status of the broken bench at the parking lot. He was told it would be repaired.

Meredith Tedards asked if parking by the tree above the parking lot in the middle of town could be stopped.

Bob Wilkins asked if the curbs could be painted by fire hydrants. Mayor Hull said they could when the weather got warmer.

Meeting adjourned at 7:40p.m.

Richard Bishop
Town Administrator