CALL TO ORDER
A regular meeting of the Wilde Lake Village Board was called to order by Laura Torres, Vice Chair,on December 3, 2018 at 6:33pm at Slayton House, Columbia, Maryland. Members present were Laura Torres, Vice Chair; Bess Caplan Stephen Mowatt; Nancy McCord, Columbia Council Rep (arrived at 7pm); Kristin Shulder, Village Manager; and Carole Black, Board Secretary. Kevin McAliley, Chair; and Mary Calder were absent. Also present were PFC Bryan, Borowski, Community Resource Officer, HCPD; Genie Wessel, WL Representative to the CA Senior Advisory Committee; and residents Tony Romano, Brenda Davis, Yolanda Epps, James Purcell, and Carole Purcell.
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Ms. Caplan made a motion, seconded by Mr. Mowatt, to approve the agenda for December 3, 2018. All in favor.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Mr. Mowatt made a motion, seconded by Ms. Caplan, to approve the minutes of November 5, 2018. All in favor.
SPECIAL GUEST: PFC Bryan Borowski, Community Resource Officer, HCPD
PFC Borowski provided safety and security information for residents in response to the recent car break -ins in several neighborhoods. He encouraged residents to contact the police if they notice anything suspicious. If they have any questions or concerns, they can contact PFC Borowski at [email protected].
SPECIAL GUEST: Genie Wessel, Wilde Lake Representative to the CA Senior Advisory Committee
Ms. Wessel provided updates about the committee’s activities. They recently visited the new tennis facility in Long Reach.
- Tony Romano, and James and Carole Purcell discussed some safety concerns with PFC. Borowski, such as poor street lighting.
- Brenda Davis had a concern about water runoff from properties in Beaverbrook. Ms. Caplan suggested she contact John McCoy about installing a rain garden and contacting the county since Beaverbrook is not in Columbia.
ORDER OF BUSINESS
Appointment of 2019 Village Election Chair
Ms. Torres made a motion, seconded by Ms. Caplan to appoint Yolanda Epps as the 2019 Village Election Chair. All in favor.
WLCA FY2019 Second Quarter Report
Ms. Caplan made a motion, seconded by Mr. Mowatt, to accept The FY 2019 Second Quarter Report. All in favor.
Ms. Shulder reported that 4 villages are interested in doing e-voting in 2019. The cost will be approximately $700 per village.
Ms. McCord made a motion, seconded by Ms. Caplan, to approve e-voting for the 2019 village elections. All in favor.
Discussion: Wilde Lake-Downtown Multi-Use Pathway
This item was tabled until testimony is required to the Planning Board.
Request for Free Use: Silhouette Stages
Mr. Mowattt made a motion, seconded by Ms. Caplan to give free use of the conference room up to 3 times at 2 hours each. All in favor.
Columbia Council Rep: No report
Education: Ms. Calder was absent.
Health and Wellness: Ms. Torres will be planning a mindfulness and meditation workshop in the spring.
Wilde Lake CARES: Ms. Caplan had nothing to report.
Neighborhood Reps: Mr. Mowatt reported that he had two new reps. He is working on a newsletter. He will be talking to the HOAs about having reps.
Manager: Ms. Shulder reported that Breakfast with Santa was a big success. Both seatings were sold out.
Ms. Caplan made a motion, seconded by Ms. Torres, to adjourn the meeting at 8:00pm. All in favor.