March 12, 2020 - Town Meeting Agenda

Date: 
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 8:00pm
TOWN MEETING
Thursday, March 12, 2020
8:00 PM
 
AGENDA
1. Call to Order
 
2. Pledge of Allegiance
 
3. Approval of Agenda
 
4. Approval of Minutes (February 13, 2020, February 27, 2020 and March 2, 2020)
 
5. Swearing in of Town Clerk
Mayor Riazi will swear in TC Hegeman as Cheverly’s Town Clerk. Note: Community is also invited to a public reception scheduled for earlier in the evening (7:15 pm).
 
6. Bryan Swann, District 4 PGCPS School Board Member
Mayor will introduce of our new School Board Member and invite to Mr. Swann to briefly speak to community and share relevant PGCPS updates.
 
7. Resident Input
Public comment period. All comments are limited to 3 minutes.
 
8. Committee Reports
a. Recreation Council
b. Green Infrastructure Committee
c. Cheverly Day Committee
d. Planning Board
 
9. Chief of Police Report
Chief Towers will give monthly report.
 
10. Town Administrator Report
Town Administrator will brief Mayor and Council on current and future projects impacting the Town of Cheverly and introduce the new Town Clerk.
 
11. Coronavirus Report
Mayor and Town Administrator will report on how the Town plans to respond to the Coronavirus. The Town of Cheverly is working closed with the local/state public health agencies and the Towns medical provider to ensure that appropriate and coordinated protocols are in place. You may notice a change in Town Hall operations; we will have an increased focus on cleaning in high-touch areas, signage for handwashing in restrooms, and hand sanitizing stations will be placed throughout Town buildings.
 
12. Arbor Day Proclamation
Public Works Director will give a brief presentation.
 
13. Census Update
Mayor Riazi, CMs Fry and Bryner— Mayor will share news of Cheverly Census Day, March 25 and other census events, mail, and social media campaign.
 
14. Planning Board Recommendations Re: Proposed Zoning Changes
The Mayor is requesting that Council accept the recommendations of the Cheverly Planning Board to the Town regarding the County’s proposed zoning changes and vote to put forward these recommendations from the Town of Cheverly. Greater Cheverly Sector Plan: http://mncppcapps.org/planning/publications/BookDetail.cfm?item_id=377&c...
 
15. First Reader of the Code Compliance Ordinance*
Mayor Riazi will introduce the Code Compliance Ordinance. This will serve as a first reader to allow for public notice and comment. Regular (non-emergency) legislation proceeds through a three (3) reader process.
 
16. Tree Service Contract Bid*
The Department of Public Works has completed an Invitation For Bid process for Tree Services to include tree removal, tree pruning and stump removal. The process included advertising and sealed bids sent to the Town Administrator. The Department of Public Works and the Town Administrator are recommending awarding the tree services contract to Excel Tree Expert Company, Inc.
 
17. Budget Amendment*
Town Administrator will present a Budget Amendment
 
18. NLC Service Line*
Town Administrator will discuss the NLC Service Line Warranty program and potential benefit to residents. The program offers service plans for coverage of the portion of the outside water and sewer lines that are the responsibility of the homeowner, as well as plans for coverage of interior lines. Under this program, the Town will receive 0.50 cents for each plan purchased within Cheverly and will have a direct point of contact in support of resolution in the event of any persistent resident issues regarding the service.
 
19. Worksession Agenda
Mayor-an opportunity for the Mayor to invite Councilmembers to submit items for her consideration for placement in future Mayor and Council Worksessions.
 
20. Mayor and Council Announcements
Opportunity for Mayor and Council to share community happenings and events.
 
21. Adjournment
 
*Requires a vote from Mayor and Council
 
 
Next Meetings of the Mayor and Town Council
March 26, 2020       Worksession            7:30 pm
April 9, 2020            Town Meeting          8:00 pm
 
*Supplemental information will be provided at a later date.