Following is a summary of council actions taken at the May 6 regular legislative session. Absences, abstentions, and opposing votes are noted.
Regular Legislative Session
May 6, 2002
(CM Blaschke absent)
- Approved 6 foot fence and 16 foot variance request for 4801 Rittenhouse.
- Adopted Proclamation 2002-2 (Peace Officers Memorial Day).
- Passed motion to approve an amount not to exceed $5,200 for the sidewalk improvement project in partnership with the Madison Hill Homeowners Association for work not to commence until on or after July 1, 2002.
- Approved 5 foot chain link fence (grandfathered) at 6109 44th Place as presently configured.
- Adopted Resolution 2002-OR-1 (Trash Receptacles).
- Passed motion to maintain the adopted/proposed e-mail policy and urged residents to use personal e-mail addresses for the Mayor & Council (listed in Bits and Pieces for June 2002).
- Approved nomination of Joyce Kay Marcos, 5307 Taylor Road, as Chief Judge and Louis King, 4504 Queensbury Road, as Deputy Chief Judge for the Town.
- Scheduled a community meeting for Saturday, June 8, 2002, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. concerning the mixed use of the Town Center.
- A public hearing on the proposed 2002-2003 budget was scheduled for May 28 following the Worksession (time permitting) with a Finance Committee meeting on May 29 at 7:30 p.m. The Constant Yield Hearing will follow the budget meeting.
- Approved acceptance of Councilmembers Blaschke, Ward 2, and Scott, Ward 6, resignations.
- Approved a Special Election for Wards 2 & 6 Councilmember seats for Thursday, June 13, 2002 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Town Hall.
- Passed motion to accept any voter registration in to the Board of Elections by 4:30 p.m. close of business on May 15, 2002.