A regular meeting of the Wilde Lake Village Board was called to order by Kevin McAliley, Chair,on November 4, 2019 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, and Carole Black, Board Secretary. Kristin Shulder, Village Manager, was absent. Also present were Carl McKinney, Covenant Advisor, and Patrick Croushler and Amanda Llorens, BWES PTA.
Mr. Stack provided financial information, Board highlights and accomplishments, the 5-year strategic plan and Board initiatives for 2020.
Emphasis is being placed on the environment under the recommendations by the Advisory Committee on Climate Change.
Board initiatives include decisions on the Art Center and Stone House renovations, Village/CA relationships and the future of the neighborhood centers.
There were no residents who wished to speak out.
Request for Donation: Bryant Woods Elementary School PTA
Patrick Croushler and Amanda Llorens asked for a donation to help fund their school wide dance.
Request to Remove Flag and Restore Access to CA Facilities: 10358 Jason Lane
Mr. McKinney reported that most of the violations have been corrected. He recommended removing the flag on the property.
2020 Holiday Schedule
Employee Healthcare Coverage Eligibility Agreement
Discussion: Community Feedback Survey
Mr. Mowatt presented the results of the survey. The Board discussed ideas for increasing attendance at Slayton House. This will be discussed further at the next meeting.
Discussion: Village Green: Rethinking the Space
Ms. Caplan presented some ideas of ways to improve the village green space. Board members were encouraged to send her ideas to be discussed at the next meeting.
Columbia Council Rep: No report.
AC Liaison: A written report was submitted. Ms. Torres provided additional details.
Wilde Lake CARES:
Ms. Caplan reminded everyone that the cleanup was on Saturday, November 10.
Education: Mr. Santos reported that he is working on setting up a meeting with the PTAs.
Health and Wellness: Ms. Torres is working on a presentation on plant based foods.
Neighborhood Reps: Ms. Caplan suggested changing the name to community outreach.
Manager: Ms. Shulder provided a written report.
Chair: No report.