Town Meeting Minutes
Minutes of Town Meeting
April 15, 2019

President John P. Griffin, Sr. called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. Present were Town Commissioner Edward C. Raffetto, Jr., and Town Administrator/Clerk, Nancy J. Lindyberg.  He dispensed with the Pledge of Allegiance.  The minutes of March 18, 2019 were approved as submitted.  Commissioner Rhodes was out of town and did not attend.

Committee Reports:

Planning & Zoning:  Janet Rochester said the Planning Commission met Monday, April 8th and met with Rocky Sharma, owner of 741 Main Street, Church Hill and the next meeting will be Monday, May 13, 2019.  Ms. Rochester said that Town Planner, Chris Jakubiak would have the Ordinance regarding the participation in the Maryland Heritage Program prepared.

Board of Appeals:
  Nothing to report

Budget Status Report
:  Each Commissioner has a copy.

Unfinished Business:
Animal Control Ordinance:  The Town is still conducting research on this matter and will schedule a workshop.
Adoption of Ordinance No. 167/19 - General Budget Amendment:  Commissioner Raffetto moved to adopt Ordinance No. 167/19, an ordinance of the Commissioners of the Town of Church Hill, Maryland, authorizing the purchase of two (2) parcels of land, comprising collectively .716+/- acres, known as 121 New Street, for the potential construction, repair and maintenance of a Town Hall Building and amending the Town's FY 2019 annual budget to appropriate additional funds in the total amount of $90,000 for acquisition of the property and $30,000 for construction, repair and maintenance of improvements thereto.  President Griffin seconded the motion.  The motion passed 2-0.
Other:  None

New Business:

Bulk Trash Pick-Up:
  The Commissioners agreed that the annual bulk trash pick-up would be scheduled for Saturday, May 18, 2019.  Ms. Lindyberg will confirm the date with Chesapeake Waste Industries. LLC.

Correspondence:  The Town received the notice of the ESAM District 2 Dinner/Meeting to be held Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at Market Street Public House, 200 Market Street, Denton, Maryland.
The Town also received notice of the "Arbor Day Free Tree Giveaway".  The trees will be distributed at the Church Hill Town Office, 406 Main Street, Tuesday April 22nd through Friday, April 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Other: None

Sewer System:

Flow Reports:  Each Commissioner had a copy of the report.



Commissioner Raffetto moved to adjourn the meeting.  President Griffin seconded the motion.  The motion passed 2-0.  The meeting was adjourned at 7:09 p.m.

The next Town Meeting will be Monday, May 6, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Nancy J. Lindyberg
Town Administrator/Clerk

I hereby certify that the forgoing is a true and accurate record of the open Town Meeting held by the Town Commissioners of Church Hill on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

John P. Griffin, Sr., President