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A virtual meeting of the Wilde Lake Village Board was called to order by Kevin McAliley, Chair, on June 7, 2021 at 6:34pm in a Zoom meeting. Members present were Kevin McAliley, Laura Torres, Christian Gourdin, Tracey Manning, Adriana Sanchez-Benitez (left at 8:30pm);Tina Horn, Columbia Council Rep; Kristin Shulder, Village Manager; Carole Black, Board Secretary. Also present was Nina Basu, President & CEO, Inner Arbor Trust (arrived at 7:30pm).
Ms. Torres requested the addition of discussion of additional pools to open this summer.
There were no residents who wished to speak out.
Ms. Manning: first quarter; Ms. Horn, second quarter; Mr. Gourdin, third quarter; Mr. McAliley (tentatively) fourth quarter.
Health and Wellness:
Wilde Lake CARES
Discussion: CA Staff Recommendation to open Faulkner Ridge Pool for Summer 2021
Ms. Basu gave a presentation on the Merriweather Public Arts Park. The IAT is working with Howard EcoWorks to raise funds for the Symphony Woods landscaping project.
Request for Donation: IAT/Howard EcoWorks Fundraiser
2021 Community Priorities for the County Executive
The Board updated previous requests and added repair of Faulkner Ridge Circle after damage from the water main replacement.
Discussion: Community Outreach
Mr. McAliley led a discussion on possible activities to engage the community.
Columbia Council Rep: No report
Wilde Lake CARES: Ms. Manning reported that she met with Co-Chair Bess Caplan to set up a steering committee meeting on June 17. Ms. Caplan will continue to do social media outreach. They will be contacting the HOAs on doing a similar program to Oakland Mills “yards alive” program for sustainable landscaping.
Health and Wellness – Ms. Torres is planning a yoga event in August and some informal bike rides.
Education: No report.
Neighborhood Reps: Mr. Gourdin is reaching out to the current list of members and has created a Facebook group.
AC Liaison: The RAC continues to meet via zoom.
Manager: Ms. Shulder invited the new board members to visit Slayton House.
Chair: Mr. McAliley did not have any additional information to report.