Minutes from the December 7, 2000 meeting of the
Jefferson Streetscape Task Force:
Held at the Jefferson Community Center, 7:00 pm.
Ben Ahalt, Ronnie Ahalt, Mike Boyer, Jim Carpenter, Mark Crampton, Joe
Dade, Bobby Fisher, Betty Hargett, Shorty Hargett, Gene Keller, Mary
McCormack, Dave Phillips, Tony Poffenberger, Brick Remsberg, Rosemary
Rosensteel, John Satterfield, Charlie Smith, Mike Summers, Bobby Whipp
Jim Carpenter called the meeting to order at 7:05 pm.
Agenda was approved.
Minutes from the November 14th meeting were approved as changed.
Treasurer's Report: Mary McCormack No report.
Web Committee Report: Jim Carpenter will remove names from the town meeting
comments on the site. Also will not post minutes prior to approval by the task
Database Administrator Report: John Satterfield has updated the list of
owners. Created sheets for distribution to task force members for door-to-door
Publicity Committee Report: Tony Poffenberger No report.
SHA Liaison Report: Gene Keller/Dave Phillips Surveys are chugging along.
Expect a December 29th finish. Topography will be coming and then will be able
to come up with displays. Giant maps of the house locations along Route 180 were
given to John Satterfield.
Utilities Liaison Committee: Jim Carpenter Report attached. Jim went to
ribbon cutting in Burkittsville. Joyce Brown, the mayor of Burkittsville gave
some hope of funding availability for burying of cable. Committee is looking
into cost of hookups to homeowners.
Old Business: Reviewed County Sidewalk Ordinance - Article 1-15-4. Letters of
permission are revocable. Disagreement as to whether Right of entry is revocable
or irrevocable. County support will help ordinance.
Wish List/Comments Discussion: none
New Business: Discussions with other streetscape projects (Burkittsville,
Brunswick, Rosemont). Bobby pointed out that Brunswick and Rosemont are not
Streetscape, Neighborhood Conservation Projects.
Assignments for owner/resident presentations: This took up the rest of the
meeting time. Handed out to members of the task force the names and addresses of
the owners we had not heard from prior to this. Members will contact these
owners for the purpose of securing 100% approval of the initial project concept.
Outline for presentations: Did not get to this but copies of the draft were
handed out. Purpose of the outline is to keep the presentations to the owners by
the members consistent.
Next meeting: Thursday, January 11, 2001, 7pm.
Adjourned at 9:15 pm.