A virtual meeting of the Wilde Lake Village Board was called to order via Zoom by Kevin McAliley, Chair, on January 11, 2021 at 6:31pm. Members present were Kevin McAliley, Chair; Laura Torres, Vice Chair, Steven Campbell, Bess Caplan, Jeff Friedhoffer, Nancy McCord, Columbia Council Rep; Kristin Shulder, Village Manager, and Carole Black, Board Secretary. Also present were MacKenzie Kisiel, David Blalock, Jess Neubelt, Rob Vogel and Ashish Mayer, Enterprise Community Development, Inc.; Carl McKinney, Covenant Advisor, Ruth Landsman, Lonn Tremblay, Elizabeth Lopez, and Anne Wallace.
Ms. Caplan made a motion, seconded by Mr. Friedhoffer, to approve the agenda for January 11, 2021. All in favor.
Ms. Caplan made a motion, seconded by Mr. Campbell,
to approve the minutes of December 7, 2020. All in favor.
Jess Neubelt presented refinements to the proposed plans for the redevelopment of Roslyn Rise. The community will be modernized and there will be an increase in the density, a range of incomes, sustainable amenities, surface and structured parking and pedestrian connectivity.
There will be two buildings, with a total of 153 units, a community room, patio, fitness center, business center and an afterschool children’s area.
Ms. McCord expressed concern about the increase in traffic on Twin Rivers Road.
The plans will be put on the Wilde Lake Community Association website for 3 weeks of public comment.
Appointment of Election Chair
Mr. Friedhoffer made a motion, seconded by Ms. Torres, to appoint Lonn Tremblay and Elizabeth Lopez as co-chairs for the 2021 Village Elections. All in favor.
Discussion: Bryant Woods Montessori Children’s House Lease Terms
Ms. Shulder reported that she and Mr. McAliley had two conference calls with BWMCH and worked on a new arrangement for the use of Bryant Woods Neighborhood Center.
Discussion: Proposed FY2022 Annual Charge Share
The Village Managers met with CA representatives on the proposed FY2022 annual charge share. Ms. Shulder noted that given the continued reduction in annual charge share, it is urgently important for WLCA to retain excess cash reserves, if any. Ms. Torres agreed to attend the January 14 CA Board meeting to discuss the matter during Resident Speakout.
Columbia Council Rep: No report
Wilde Lake CARES: Ms. Caplan reported that she is working with John McCoy at CA Open Space on the weed warrior program. CA wants to develop an adopt a spot program.
Education: No report.
Health and Wellness: No report
Neighborhood Reps: No report
AC Liaison: The RAC continues to meet via Zoom.
Manager: Ms. Shulder noted that hard copies of the CA Draft FY2022 budget are available. She and Rachael Strube are working on a plan for camp for 2021.
Chair: No report
Mr. Friedhoffer made a motion, seconded by Ms. Caplan, to adjourn the meeting at 8:21pm. All in favor.