A regular meeting of the Wilde Lake Village Board was called to order by Kevin McAliley, Chair,on January 6, 2020, at 6:32pm at Slayton House, Columbia, Maryland. Members present were Kevin McAliley, Chair; Stephen Mowatt, Vice Chair, Bess Caplan, Bill Santos Laura Torres, Nancy McCord, Columbia Council Rep, Kristin Shulder, Village Manager, and Carole Black, Board Secretary. Also present were Judge John Kuchno, Howard County Circuit Court; Karen Hill, r Home Communities, Area Property Manager.
Mr. Mowatt made a motion, seconded by Ms. Caplan, to approve the minutes of December 2, 2019. All in favor.
Judge Kuchno explain the levels of the Howard County Courts and provided information on the new courthouse, which is scheduled to be completed in July 2021. There will be many improvements in technology and a much larger building.
Ms. Hill explained that there is an emphasis on security. The renovations to Roslyn Rise are waiting approval from the Zoning Board.
There were no residents who wished to speak out.
Appointment of the 2020 Village Election Chair
FY2020 Second Quarter Financial Report
Discussion: Neighborhood Block Parties
The Board discussed possible locations for block parties and possible dates, how to budget and structure the event. Mr. Mowatt will summarize the discussion and assign tasks.
Discussion: CA/ Village County Meeting on Neighborhood Centers
There will be a meeting on Thursday, January 16 to discuss this issue.
Columbia Council Rep: Ms. McCord noted that the neighborhood centers will be a major focus this year.
AC Liaison: A written report was submitted. Ms. Torres provided additional details.
Wilde Lake CARES:
Ms. Caplan reported that there will be events coming up, including a plant exchange and a pull and plant.
Education: Mr. Santos reported that he is working with the communities affected by the redistricting. Bryant Woods and Running Brook PTAs are working together to schedule a joint event.
Health and Wellness: Ms. Torres reported that there will be Reiki workshop on January 22.
Neighborhood Reps: No report
Manager: Ms. Shulder reported that the draft CA FY2021-2022 budget is available for review.
Chair: no report