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Posted on: November 27, 2019

County Administrator Todd Mohn's Wrap Up of the Nov. 26th QAC Commissioners' Meeting

Todd Mohn

The November 26th meeting started at 5:00 p.m. with a closed session (Administrative Function) for Boards and Commission appointments.  

The regular meeting started at 5:30 p.m.

Item #                                                                                                                                                 
A.    DESAC Appointment       
Motion to appoint Chad Angelini to DESAC to begin effective immediately. 
-APPROVED 5-0

B.    Animal Control Commission Appointment         
Motion to reappoint Robert Mueller & Kathy Trotter to a five-year term on the Animal Control Commission to begin effective January 1, 2020 and end December 31, 2024.  -APPROVED 5-0

C.    Commission on Aging Appointment                    
Motion to appoint Chris Jackson to fill a remaining unexpired term on the Aging Commission to begin effective immediately and end December 31, 2022.  -APPROVED 5-0

D.    EDC Appointment            
Motion to appoint Hazen Arnold, Heather Bacher, Lee Schnappinger Bridgman and Jonathan Cook to the Economic Development Commission to begin January 1, 2020 and expire December 31, 2018. -APPROVED 5-0

E.    Plumbing & HVAC Board Appointment 
Motion to reappoint Robert Pardoe & Zeke Warner to a 3-year term on the Plumbing Board to begin January 1, 2020 and expire December 31, 2022. -APPROVED 5-0

F.    Social Services Advisory Board Appointment                
Motion to appoint Robert Binner to fill a remaining unexpired term on the Social Services Advisory Board to begin effective immediately and end June 30, 2022. -APPROVED 5-0

ACTION ITEMS
Item #                                                                                                                                                 
1.    Ewing Pond Park Operations
This is a contract award with David A. Bramble to pave the Ewing Pond Park parking lot in the amount of $14,000.00 from the Department of Parks and Recreation, Parking Lot Paving Capital Improvement Project. -APPROVED 5-0

2.    South Island Trail Re-Paving       
This is a contract with David A. Bramble to pave the 6-mile South Island Trail in the amount of $194,000.00 from the Department of Parks and Recreation, Trail Development/Maintenance/Amenities Capital Improvement Project. -APPROVED 5-0

3.    FY20 Department of Parks & Recreation Capital Purchase
This is a group of various pieces of equipment for the Department of Parks & Recreation which are offered on a pre-established government contract from the US Communities and National IPA needed for turf management and winter operations. The total amount of $89,572.42 is available within the FY 2020 Capital Equipment Budget. -APPROVED 5-0

4.    FY20 Department of Parks & Recreation Utility Vehicle Purchase
This is a bid for the purchase of a 2019 Kubota (RTV X900 WL-H Utility Vehicle) necessary for general Parks maintenance.  The low bid is from Hoober Inc Middletown, DE in the amount of $13,285.00.  Adequate funding is available in the FY 2020 Capital Equipment Budget. -APPROVED 5-0

5.    Property Lien’s     
This is a series of three (3) Resolutions 19-46, 19-47 and 19-48 to place a lien on each of the three properties for nuisance violations (unmanicured/high grass). -APPROVED 5-0

6.    Partial Release of Forest Conservation Easement – The Enclave Subdivision                       
This is an instrument for the Partial Release of Forest Conservation Easement for the Enclave Subdivision situated at Prospect Plantation West.  -APPROVED 5-0

INFORMATIONAL/CORRESPONDENCE
Item #                                                                                                                                                  
1.    Planning & Zoning Monthly Department Report – September 2019                              
2.    Planning & Zoning Monthly Department Report – October 2019                              

PRESENTATIONS
Item #                                                                                                                                                 
I.               Character Counts! 19th Year Proclamation
Character Counts! Proclamation for December – Caring
Kelly Huber, Wayne Humphries & Susan Coppage, Director Social Services

II.             New Rural Broadband Technology    
Scott Gornall, VP BAON Enterprises

III.           BOE - FY21 CIP – Capital Improvement Plan for State Funding
Dr. Andrea Kane, Superintendent, Sid Pinder, COO, John Pfister, CFO & Carla Pullen Facilities Planner
This presentation is for the annual approval of the BOE 2021 Capital Improvement Program for all capital projects that have partial state funding.  -APPROVED  5-0

IV.           Spending Affordability Committee Report
Jon Seeman, Director Budget & Finance + Spending Affordability Committee
Anne MacKinnon Welsh
Joe Zimmerman
John Wilson
Motion approved 5-0 to accept all committee recommendations.  


LEGISLATIVE

County Ordinance 19-17 - The expansion of a use and/or tenant space in a structure which occupies more than 65,000 square feet of gross floor area in the Urban Commercial Zoning District Density and Intensity Requirements in Queen Anne’s County. – INTRODUCED by Commissioner Jim Moran, Public Hearing Scheduled for January 14, 2020.

County Ordinance 19-19 - Holiday Leave for County Employees (For introduction) – This is a bill which will allow holidays to be scheduled providing for flexibility in required shift coverages. – INTRODUCED by Commissioner Jack Wilson, Public Hearing Scheduled for December 10, 2019


Safe Travels & Happy Thanksgiving!      -Todd.

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