TOWN OF BLADENSBURG
June 5, 2006 5:30 p.m.
I. CALL TO ORDER: Mayor James called the meeting to order at 5:35 p.m. with Council Members Ficklin, James, and Mendoza present. Council Member Watson arrived immediately thereafter.
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Council Member Mendoza moved to approve the May Worksession minutes as presented.
III. KEVIN WILLIAMS, NEW ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER FOR THE PORT TOWNS CDC: Mr. Williams introduced himself, talked about his background of experience, and discussed setting goals for the CDC.
Project List: The project list was reviewed and updated. Council Action Council Member George moved to direct the Town Administrator to form an Annexation Taskforce. Council Member Ficklin seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.
Confidentiality Statement: Attorney LaPlaca will make additional revisions to the draft for discussion at the July Worksession.
United Rentals Request to Purchase Right of Way at Upshur Street: Attorney recommended considering only leasing the right-of-way, in case the Town would have a future need for the street. Second property owner also needs to be brought into equation.
Procurement Policy: The Town Attorney will prepare an Ordinance, based on the North Beach Ordinance, to be discussed at the July Worksession.
V. NEW BUSINESS
Council Projects: Disbursements will be finalized at the June Council Meeting. A Trust will be investigated for helping those in hardships.
SWAT Analysis: Council Member Ficklin asks that this be used to develop a strategic plan.
VI. CLARIFICATION OF STAFF REPORTS
Individual questions and clarifications were address to Departments.
Announcements of upcoming events and other items are interest were
VIII. ADJOURNMENT: There being no further public business, Council Member Ficklin moved to adjourn to go into closed session to discuss personnel issues. Council Member Watson seconded the motion and it passed unanimously.
Pat McAuley, Town Clerk