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Sudlersville Commission Meeting-June 1, 2022

 

Welcome & call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Swearing In

Adjourn Commission Meeting to go into Executive Session

Open Executive Session-to discuss personnel and obtain legal advice

Close Executive Session

Open Commission Meeting

Approval of Minutes from May 4, 2022 meeting (attached)

Finance Report (attached)

 

Reports

            -Fire Company

            -Sheriff’s Department

            -Library Report (attached)

            -Engineer Report

            -Planning Commission Report

            -Code Enforcement report (attached)

            -Maintenance Report 

            -Barclay Extension Update

Old Business-Library

 

New Business-Budget Resolution 2022-01

                          -Vote on Commission President

                           -Vote on New Hire

Public Comment

Adjourn Next Meeting- July 6, 2022 6:30pm

Sudlersville Public Hearing &  Commission Meeting

April 6, 2022

President Griffith called the Sudlersville Commission meeting to order at 6:30pm.  The pledge of allegiance was recited and those present were:  President Griffith, Commissioner Leonard, Commissioner Comegys, Commissioner Kerr, Commissioner McMullen, Attorney Tom Yeager, Virginia Albers, Town Administrator, E. T. Kimble, Eric Paniere, Jr., David Ruffner, Chad Angelini, Reese Coleman Martha Anthony, Sharon Andrews, Eric Crossley, Peter Bourne, Brenda Stant,

Meeting Minutes-Virginia disseminated the March 2, 2022 meeting minutes.  A motion was made by Lauren and seconded by Kevin to approve the March 6, 2022 meeting minutes with amendments. The motion passed unanimously.

Finance Report – was reviewed and discussed and attached.

Codes Enforcement-was reviewed, discussed and attached.

Maintenance Report-was reviewed, discussed and attached,

Engineers Report-Peter Bourne. He said he has received some negativity regarded progress of Barclay Project and he is working on that. Applying for Construction Permits, Monthly Teams meetings and submitting paperwork to Attorney Yeager for review and approval

Fire Department-Eric Crossley, (who plans to attend the Commission meetings regularly) from SVFC updated the Commission. Issues with the CAD system.  Events: Easter Egg Hunt, April 10th, April 30, Car Show, May 1st, Chicken Bar-be-Que, May 21st, Yard Sale.

Planning Commission –1-Reese Coleman announced that 106 Charles Street Certificates, LLC has purchased the building on Charles Street and would like to open a Rehab Center.  Still in early stages, they met with the Planning Commission and PC stated that they need to file a Special Exception permit sand submit to the Sudlersville Appeals Board. No violent offenders, 20-30 age group.

2-He also added that the PC has an open position for a 3-year term.

3-They were working with Virginia to renew Sudlersville’s Sustainable Community Application.

Water/Sewer Bills- Sudlersville Office Staff is working with Munibilling to facilitate the transition.

Queen Anne’s County Economic Development’s Heather Tinnelli, Rebecca Lepter, a Sudlersville Commissioner and Office Staff, State Planning Commission, State Department of Commerce and State Department Housing & Community Development representatives recently met for a workshop and walking tour of the Town of Sudlersville.  Sudlersville is Town with potential growth availability and this was discussed, along with existing businesses, town amenities and infrastructure.  More discussion/action to follow.

President Griffith, Commissioner Leonard, President of Peoples and their Attorneys met at the Bank to discuss the Library. The Library has financial accounts listed under the Federal ID Number for Sudlersville and they were identified in the towns last audit as a Discreetly Presented Component Unit.  The accounts total $300+, Commissioner Comegys is the liaison of the Library Board and will set up a meeting/discussion between the Sudlersville Commissioners and the Library Board.

Employment-The Town of Sudlersville is seeking employment for a part-time office clerk. Four applications have been submitted and Virginia plans to post an ad in the newspaper.  Interviews will be set-up soon.

Betterment Club-Martha Anthony and Sharon Andrews (Betterment Club) attended the meeting and requested sponsorship to purchase flags and medallions to be put on the graves of the Military at Sudlersville Cemetery. A motion was made by Commissioner Leonard and seconded by President Griffith to approve the request in the amount of $2,500.  The motion passed.  This will be paid for with ARPA Funding (Covid Relief).

Name

Yay

Nay

Abstain

Griffith

x

  

Comegys

x

  

Leonard

x

  

McMullen

x

  

Kerr

x

  

While on the subject of Sudlersville Cemetery, the Commission received a request for a donation to assist with the cost of maintenance for the Sudlersville Cemetery.  A motion was made by Commissioner Leonard and seconded by President Griffith to approve the request in the amount of $12,500. The motion passed.  This will be paid for with ARPA Funding.

(Covid Relief).

Name

Yay

Nay

Abstain

Griffith

x

  

Comegys

x

  

Leonard

x

  

McMullen

x

  

Kerr

x

  

There being no further business to discuss, the commission meeting adjourned at 8:02pm.

Respectfully submitted,

Virginia L. Albers

Sudlersville Commission Meeting-May 4, 2022

Welcome & call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Approval of Minutes from April 6, 2022 meeting (attached)

Finance Report (attached)

 Reports

             -Fire Company

            -Sheriff’s Department

            -Library Report (attached)

            -Engineer Report

            -Planning Commission Report

            -Code Enforcement report (attached)

            -Maintenance Report 

            -Barclay Extension Update

=Rate Study Results        

Old Business-         

New Business-Discussion with Library Board.

Public Comment

Adjourn Next Meeting- June 1, 2022 6:30pm

Sudlersville Town Election 

Scheduled for Monday, May 16, 2022

CANCELED

The April 21, 2022 Planning Commission Meeting

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Sudlersville Commission Meeting-April 6, 2022

Welcome & call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Approval of Minutes from March 2, 2022 meeting (attached)

Finance Report (attached)

Reports

            -Betterment Club-Update

            -Fire Company

            -Sheriff’s Department

            -Library Report

            -Engineer Report

            -Planning Commission Report

            -Code Enforcement report (attached)

            -Maintenance Report  (attached)

            -Barclay Extension Update

=Rate Study Results

 

Old Business-

                         -Holiday Light Decorating Contest-winners

                         -Employment Applications

 

New Business-Economic Development Plan W/State & County

                          -Audit

                         -Accidents in Town

                         -WWTP Plant Update

Public Comment

Adjourn Next Meeting- May 4, 6:30pm

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Town of Sudlersville

Part Time Assistant Clerk Position

The Town of Sudlersville is seeking a motivated, organized, and friendly person to fill the assistant clerk position. This position will require flexible work hours and may include some night work. This person will be assisting the Town Administrator with implementation of the daily activities of the Town to promote an open and transparent government. Experience in an office setting, preferably in a government position, is required. Applicant should have experience in use of Quick books, Microsoft office programs, Outlook. Preparation of meeting minutes and agendas, website updating and other administrative tasks. Water billing and code enforcement experience is a plus. 

Applications may be obtained in person at Sudlersville Town Hall, 200 Church St, Sudlersville MD or via email at townoffice@townofsudlersville.org

 

TOWN OF SUDLERSVILLE

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

Date: ___________________

APPLICANT INFORMATION

Applicant Name: _______________________________________________

Applicant Address: _____________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________

Mailing address (if different): ________________________________________________

Phone Number: ________________ Email address: ______________________________

Are you authorized to work in the United States?  __________

EDUCATION

Do you have a high school diploma or GED? __________

Name and address of your High School _______________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________

Did you attend College? ___________ Did you graduate? _______________________

Name and address of the college(s) you attended: ______________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________

Degree obtained: _________________ Major ________________________________

Other Education you obtained (certificate programs, training etc.):

_____________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________

Other skills/qualifications/hobbies you have that may be useful for the position you are applying for:

_____________________________________________________________________

Do you have Quick books experience? ____________ What is your level of experience? Beginner   Intermediate    Expert (circle one)

If yes, what versions have you used? __________________________________________

What computer programs do you have experience with? (e.g., Microsoft word, outlook)

________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________________________

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Are you currently employed? ______________May we contact your current employer? ______

What date are you available to start? ___________ What days/times are you available to work? _______________________________________________________________________

Do you prefer Full time or Part Time? ________________

What pay per hour are you expecting for this position? _______________________________

Previous Employment

Most Recent Employer Name ______________________________ Phone number __________

Supervisor _______________________ Your title/job _________________________________

Date started _______________ Last day of work _______________

Job Duties: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Previous Employer 1

Name ________________________________Phone number ___________

Supervisor _________________ Your title/job ______________________________

Date Started ______________ Last Day of work ________________

Job duties:

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Reason you left:

Previous Employer 2

Name: __________________________________ Phone number ___________________

Supervisor_____________________ Your title/job _______________________________

Date started _____________ Last Day of work _______________

Job duties:

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Reason you left:

Previous Employer 3

Name: __________________________________ Phone number ___________________

Supervisor_____________________ Your title/job _______________________________

Date started _____________ Last Day of work _______________

Job duties:

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Reason you left:

References: Please provide 3 work references and 2 personal references below. Include name, address, phone number and email address. (If more space is needed use back of form)

Applicant Statement

I understand and authorize the Town of Sudlersville to conduct a background check, drug test and to contact the references provided prior to employment and I also acknowledge that random drug testing may occur during my time of employment with the company if I am selected for this position.

I certify that all answers given herein are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I authorize the investigation of all statements contained in this application. In the event of employment, I understand that false or misleading information given may result in immediate discharge.

I further certify that I am physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position.

______________________________                        ________

Applicants Signature                                       Date

Sudlersville Public Hearing & Commission Meeting-March 2, 2022

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Welcome & call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Public Hearing-CHARTER AMENDMENT RESOLUTION NO. 2022 – 01

A Resolution of the Town of Sudlersville, Maryland for Purposes of Amending the Charter of the Town of Sudlersville to Revise the Residency Requirement to Qualify as a Candidate in a Town Election.  Changing a two-year residency to a one-year residency.

 

Public Comment-

Adjourn Public Hearing

Open Sudlersville Commission Meeting

Approval of Minutes from February 2, 2022 meeting (attached)

Finance Report (attached)

 

Reports

            -Fire Company

            -Sheriff’s Department

            -Library Report

            -Engineer Report

            -Planning Commission Report

            -Code Enforcement report (attached)

            -Maintenance Report  (attached)

            -Barclay Extension Update-Rate Study

 

Old Business--DelMarVa Wfi

                        -Munibilling/Water Bills

                         -George Henckel(Lauren)

                         -Holiday Award

                         -Employment Application (attached for your review)

 

 

 

 

New Business-Charter Amendment  Sudlersville Ordinance No. 2022-01(vote)

                          -Properties for sale (Open bids)

Public Comment

Adjourn Next Meeting- April 6, 6:30pm

Open Executive Session-To discuss a legal matter with counsel.

Adjourn Executive Session

Sudlersville Commissioners/Planning Commission Workshop

Thursday, February 10, 2022

6:00 pm

\Sudlersville Commission Meeting-February 2, 2022

 

Welcome & call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Approval of Minutes from January 5, 2022 meeting (attached)

Finance Report (attached)

Reports

            -Fire Company

            -Sheriff’s Department

            -Library Report

            -Engineer Report

            -Planning Commission Report

            -Code Enforcement report (attached)

            -Maintenance Report  (attached)

            -Barclay Extension Update

Old Business

            -Water Bills

            -Rate Study

            -DelMarVa Wfi

            -Properties for sale

            New Business

            Charter Amendment

            Queen Anne’s County Ordinance No. 21-09

            Joint Commission Meeting Announcement (February 10, 2022)

            Audit

            Additional Office Support

Public Comment

Meetings-Town Commission/Planning Commission Mtg-February 10, 6:00pm.

                   Town Commission Mtg-March 2, 6:30pm

Adjourn            

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Town of Sudlersville

Open Volunteer Position-to serve a 5-year term on the

Sudlersville Planning Commission

Meetings usually held the Third Thursday of the month. 7:00pm at

Sudlersville Town Office

200 S. Church Street

Sudlersville, MD 21668

Send to: townoffice@townofsudlersville.org

Or Call 410-438-3465

Property For Sale
Owner: Commissioners of Sudlersville
Location: Map 0121 Parcel 0097 Deed Ref: Liber 12/Folio 71
Legal Description: 109 East Main Street
1,296 Square Feet-N/Side Main Street
Town of Sudlersviile-Vacant
Interested Parties may submit their bid in writing to: Sudlersville Town Office, P O Box 116, Sudlersville, MD 21668 or townoffice@townofsudlersville.org

Property for Sale
Owner: Commissioners of Sudlersville
Location: Map 012F Parcel 0245 Deed Ref: Liber 2872/Folio 216
Legal Description: Lot 1-7.246 acres
E/Side MD Rt 313-BDC Partners Subdivision
Town of Sudlersville-Vacant
Interested Parties may submit their bid in writing to: Sudlersville Town Office, P O Box 116, Sudlersville, MD 21668 or townoffice@townofsudlersville.org

January 20, 2022

Sudlersville Planning Commission Meeting

7:00PM

Sudlersville Town Office

200 N Church Street

Sudlersville, MD  21668

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Sudlersville Commission Meeting

January 5, 2022

 

Welcome & call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Approval of Minutes from December 1st & 15th, 2021 meeting (attached)

Finance Report (attached)

Reports

-Fire Company

-Sheriff’s Department

-Library Report

-Engineer Report

-Planning Commission Report

-Code Enforcement report (attached)

-Maintenance Report  (attached)

-Barclay Extension Update

Old Business

-Water Bills

-Rate Study

-DelMarVa Wfi

-109 E Main Street

-Parcel 245 Lot 1- 7.246 Acres

New Business

            Impact Statement

Public Comment

 

 

Adjourn Commission Meeting-Next meeting scheduled for February 2, 2022

 

Sudlersville Holiday Office Hours

CLOSED

December 22

December 23

December 24

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OPEN

December 27

December 28

December 29

 

CLOSED

December 30

December 31

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Sudlersville Workshop

December 15, 2021

6:00pm

 

 

 

Welcome & call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

New Business-ARPA Funds

Adjourn

 

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Sudlersville Commission Meeting

December 1, 2021

 

Welcome & call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Approval of Minutes from November 3, 2021 meeting (attached)

Finance Report (attached)

Reports

-Fire Company

-Sheriff’s Department

-Library Report

-Engineer Report

-Planning Commission Report

-Code Enforcement report (attached)

-Maintenance Report  (attached)

-Barclay Extension Update/Rate Study

Old Business

            -Redspeed

-Water/Sewer -Munibilling

-DelMarVa Wfi

-Tree Removal

-Consent Order

New Business-7 Acres Parcel owned by the Town

Parcel 97 owned by Town

                            Requirements to run a Commission Seat

Public Comment

 

 

Adjourn Commission Meeting-Next meeting scheduled for January 5, 2022

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ATTENTION RESIDENTS:

It's time to begin preparation for the 2nd Annual LIGHT UP SUDLERSVILLE Christmas decorating contest! More details to follow in the coming weeks

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Drivers Take Notice: Speed Cameras Are Coming

To Improve Speed Limit Compliance Within Sudlersville School Zones

Nothing is more important to parents than the safety of their children and nothing should be more important to drivers than slowing down when children are present. Unfortunately, statistics show that is not necessarily the case. Every year at least 100 children are killed in collisions while walking to or from school. According to the Transportation Research Board, 25,000 children are injured every year in school zone accidents. To enhance public safety within Sudlersville School Zones and safeguard our children, the Town has approved the use of Automated Speed Enforcement Systems. In October 2009, State of Maryland legislation approved the use of these systems which are currently utilized in communities throughout Maryland. After a four-year evaluation period the Montgomery County program reported a 30% reduction in collisions and a 40% reduction in collisions causing injury or death near sites using speed cameras.

The Speed Enforcement Vehicle is equipped with a radar camera programmed to capture a series of photographs of vehicles exceeding the posted speed limit by more than 12 mph. These digital images are used to identify the vehicle’s registered owner and will appear on the citation along with a $40 fine. Embedded on each photograph is the date, time, location, and speed of the vehicle when the violation occurred. This citation is not considered a “moving violation.” It is a civil citation holding the registered owner or lessee responsible for the violation (like a parking ticket). No points will be assessed for this type of violation, and it will not raise your insurance rates.

Speed Cameras only record vehicles exceeding the posted speed limit by more than 12 mph. Law abiding citizens are unaffected by this type of enforcement, because it is only activated by vehicles passing the camera at an excessive rate of speed. At 25 mph (the typical school zone speed limit) the stopping distance for an average vehicle is 56 feet. At 35 mph this stopping distance increases to at least 95 feet. Is that extra speed worth risking the life of a child or pedestrian?

Frequently Asked Questions

□  What do I do if I receive a citation, and can I appeal it?

If you receive a citation in the mail, you may choose to pay it or to appeal it.

  • Payments are accepted online, by phone, or by For more detailed instructions on how to pay, please refer to the back of your citation or call the Sudlersville Photo Enforcement Customer Service Call Center at 1-833-360-4347 between 9AM and 4PM Monday through Friday.
  • You may request to appear in District Court by returning the completed form at the bottom of your citation at least five

(5) days prior to the “Due Date” shown on the front of the notice. Your request should be mailed to PHOTO ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM, PO BOX 2525 DECATUR, IL 62525-1866. You will be notified by mail of the court date. If you do not receive a notice within 30 days, call the Sudlersville Photo Enforcement Customer Service Call Center at 1-833-360-4347.

□  What if I was not driving the car?

In addition to your testimony in court, Maryland law requires you to provide a letter to the District Court that states that the person named in the citation was not operating the vehicle at the time of the violation. The letter must be (1) sworn to or affirmed by you, and (2) mailed by certified mail, return receipt requested. Include in the letter all corroborating evidence. Send your letter in an envelope marked “SPEED CAMERA-NOT THE DRIVER” to: PHOTO ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM, PO BOX 2525 DECATUR, IL 62525-1866

□  Where do I call if I have questions about the Speed Camera Program?

Contact the Sudlersville Photo Enforcement Call Center at 1-833-360-4347, Monday through Friday, 9AM-4PM EST.

□  When and where are the Speed Cameras being utilized in Sudlersville?

Speed Enforcement Cameras will be utilized between the hours of 6am-8pm Monday through Friday. Any streets within a ½ mile radius of a school within the Town are eligible for Speed Photo Enforcement.

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Frequently Asked Questions Town of Sudlersville

Automated Speed Enforcement Program

What is Automated Speed Enforcement?

In October 2009, the State of Maryland authorized the use of Automated Speed Monitoring Systems (speed cameras) in school and highway work zones. The system uses radar technology to measure the speed of every vehicle that passes the camera. Vehicles found to be exceeding the posted speed limit by at least 12 miles per hour will be photographed to document the violation and determine the vehicle’s registered owner. After the violation is reviewed and approved by a duly authorized law enforcement officer, a citation, including the violation photos and the vehicle’s speed, will be sent to the registered owner.

Why is Sudlersville choosing to utilize this type of technology?

Speeding is a serious problem nationwide. In a school zone, staying alert and obeying the posted speed limit is imperative for the safety of the students and other pedestrians. Encouraging motorists to travel at safe speeds in school zones is difficult using conventional traffic calming and enforcement techniques, which is why the Town has chosen to use automated enforcement. While revenue will be generated because there are, unfortunately, those who ill choose to speed, revenue generation is not the primary motivator for using this technology. Safe kids, safe streets and a safe motoring public is the goal.

How will I know if I’m in a speed camera zone?

“Photo Enforced” signs will be placed beneath the speed limit signs alerting drivers that speed cameras may be in use.

How much is the fine?

The maximum fine is $40.00 for each violation and is stated on the citation. Since the violations are being treated as civil and not criminal violations, no license points are assessed, and vehicle insurance providers are not notified.

How much time do I have to pay my speed citation?

You must pay the civil penalty on or before the due date indicated on the citation.

I just received a speed citation! What are my options?

Two options are available- pay the fine or contest the citation.

OPTION I. Pay the Fine

 Pay Online: Logon to https://secure.SpeedViolation.com by entering the citation number and license plate number noted on your citation. There is a $3.50 convenience fee for paying online, assessed at the time of payment.

 Pay by Mail: Mail your check or money order (payable to the Sudlersville Photo Enforcement Program) in the return envelope provided. Be sure to include the payment stub from the bottom of the notice you received along with your payment. PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH.

 Pay by Phone: Credit card payments can be made by calling the Sudlersville Photo Enforcement Program Customer Service Call Center toll free at 1-833-360-4347. Payments will be accepted between the hours of 9am – 4pm (EST), Monday through Friday. VISA and MasterCard are accepted and there is a $3.50 convenience fee for the service. A transaction confirmation number will be provided, as well as an email confirmation for your permanent records if you wish.

OPTION II. Contest the Citation

Any vehicle owner who receives a Citation has the option to contest through Maryland District Court. To request a court date, return the completed form at the bottom of your citation at least five (5) days prior to the due date listed on your citation notice. Mail the request in the envelope provided to PHOTO ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM, PO BOX 2525, DECATUR, IL 62525-1866.

If you appear in court, the maximum mount you will be charged is a $40 fine plus court costs. You will be notified by mail of the court date. If you do not receive a notice within 30 days, call the Sudlersville Photo Enforcement Program Customer Service Call Center at 1-833-360-4347.

Will the Speed Monitoring System Operator be present in court?

The Speed Monitoring System operator is not required to be in court. However, you may request the presence of the operator by submitting a written request for the operator’s presence no later than twenty (20) days before your scheduled court date. Send this correspondence in an envelope marked “OPERATOR REQUEST” to

PHOTO ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM, PO BOX 2525 DECATUR, IL 62525-1866.

What if my vehicle and/or license plates were stolen at the time of  the violation?

If your vehicle and/or license plates were stolen when the infraction took place you

should request an in-person hearing. Enclose a copy of the police report for the vehicle/plates with the request and mail it to PHOTO ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM,

PO BOX 2525 DECATUR, IL 62525-1866.

What if I was not the operator of the car at the time the violation took  place? Am I still liable?

If you, as the registered owner of the vehicle, were not operating the vehicle at the

time of the infraction, to prove that you were not the driver, in addition to your testimony at trial, the law requires you to provide a letter to the District Court that states that the person named in the citation was not operating the vehicle at the time of the violation. The letter must be: (1) sworn to or affirmed by you, and (2) mailed by certified mail, return receipt requested. Include in the letter all corroborating evidence. Send your letter in an envelope marked “SPEED CAMERA- NOT THE DRIVER” to PHOTO ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM, PO BOX 2525 DECATUR, IL 62525-1866.

You are eligible to Transfer Liability if you fall into one of the following categories:

  • If you or your company were not operating the vehicle at the time the citation was
  • You have corroborating evidence that supports your statement and representations that you were not operating the vehicle at the time of the

Examples of corroborating evidence which have been acceptable to the District Court:

  • Work: Provide a certified statement from your employer confirming you were working at the time the violation took
  • Travel: Provide travel documents (airline, train, bus tickets) or a hotel receipt confirming your name, dates of travel and
  • Loan of Vehicle to Friends / Relatives: Provide a letter from the individual accepting responsibility for the violation and confirming you were not operating the The name, address and driver’s license number of the individual must be provided.
  • Vehicle Being Serviced: Provide a copy of repair bill / invoice that confirms the vehicle was being serviced at the time the violation took Contact information (name, address, telephone number) for the service station or repair shop must appear on the statement.
  • Lease of Vehicle: Provide a copy of the lease agreement with all identifying information, including signatures of parties and the effective dates of the
  • Vehicle Sold: Provide a copy of the vehicle’s Bill of
  • Military Duty: Provide a copy of Military Orders or a certified statement from a Commanding Officer that the individual cited was in military service or deployed at the time the violation
  • Deceased: Provide a copy of the death certificate and a certified statement from the estate

What happens if the Transfer of Liability request is denied?

If your request is denied for any reason the citation will be reissued to the registered owner and you will be responsible for payment.

What if there is a technical error with my citation? Who should I  contact?

If you believe a technical error has been made, your concern should be submitted

n writing to the jurisdiction’s local designee prior to the deadline for contesting liability. Send your letter addressed to “Local Designee” to the

OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF, QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY, 505 RAILROAD AVE. CENTREVILLE, MD 21617.

What happens if I ignore the violation notice?

Failure to pay the civil penalty or to contest liability prior to the due date listed on the citation is an admission of liability. Continued failure to pay may result in the refusal or suspension of the motor vehicle registration.

If I pay the fine, can I then contest it or ask for a hearing?

No. Once you have paid a fine it is considered an admission of liability and requests to contest or schedule a hearing will not be granted.

If I pay the fine, will my insurance rates increase?

No. An admission of liability will not result in points and cannot be used to increase your insurance rates.

How do I know these violations are valid?

Every speed camera unit is tested and calibrated daily and undergoes an Annual Calibration Verification by an independent test laboratory. The results of these calibration tests are considered admissible evidence by Maryland District Court and are required to be present at every speed camera court hearing as proof that the cameras are functioning accurately.

If the vehicle is found to be exceeding the posted speed limit, a series of images are taken. These images passed a two-part review process by violation evaluation specialists before being submitted to the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff for final review and approval. The alleged citation is then mailed to the registered owner or identified driver. Confirmation of the owner’s name, address and vehicle registration information was provided to the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff by the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration.

Isn’t it a violation of my privacy to have a camera photograph my  vehicle without my permission?

No. Individuals applying for a driver’s license are agreeing to abide by the established

Rules of the Road. Speed Enforcement Cameras only capture images of vehicles whose drivers have chosen to violate the established laws by speeding, and according to established Court doctrine, individuals who are breaking the law forfeit their privacy rights.

When is Sudlersville using Speed Enforcement Cameras?

Speed Enforcement Cameras will be operational between the hours of 6am-8pm Monday thru Friday.

Where is Sudlersville using Speed Enforcement Cameras?

The School Zones being enforced within the Town will be designated by very visible signs.

Any streets within a ½ mile radius of a school are eligible for Speed Photo Enforcement. These include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • South Church Street at Sudlersville Elementary
  • Charles Street at Sudlersville Middle School

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Commission Meeting

Sudlersville Commission Meeting

November 3, 2021

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Pledge of Allegiance

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Reports

-Fire Company

-Sheriff’s Department

-Library Report

-Engineer Report

-Planning Commission Report

-Code Enforcement report (attached)

-Maintenance Report  (attached)

-Barclay Extension Update

Old Business

              -Redspeed

-Water Bill Collection/-Utility Billing software/Accepted Payment Methods

-Prior bill discussion

-Rate Study

-DelMarVa Wfi

-Mower Purchase

New Business

              -Issuing a statement about Michael Faust

-Tree estimates and resident concerns about a tree

-Potential of bringing in a grant writer/economic development person

-Sewer Line Maintenance

-Water Line Flushing (see attached)

              -Water Tower Cleaning/Maintenance

Public Comment

 

 

Adjourn Commission Meeting-Next meeting scheduled for December 1, 2021

 

             

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Close Commission Meeting

Open Executive Session-To discuss a personnel matter.

Close Executive Session

Approval of Minutes from September 1, 2021 meeting (attached)

Finance Report (attached)

Reports

-Fire Company

-Sheriff’s Department

-Library Report

-Engineer Report

-Planning Commission Report

-Code Enforcement report (attached)

-Maintenance Report  (attached)

-Barclay Extension Update

Old Business

 -Redspeed

-Water Bill Collection/-Utility Billing software/Accepted Payment Methods

-Prior bill discussion

-Rate Study

-DelMarVa Wfi

New Business

-Trick or Treat

-Property maintenance purchase

-Barclay monthly meeting being held in Sudlersville

-MDE yearly inspection report

Public Comment

 

Adjourn Commission Meeting

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SEPTEMBER 15-COMMISSIONER WORKSHOP-CANCELED

SEPTEMBER 16-PLANNING & ZONING MEETING-CANCELED

September 1, 2021

Sudlersville Commission Meeting

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 Welcome & call to public hearing to order

Pledge of Allegiance

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Finance Report (attached)

Reports

-Fire Company

-Sheriff’s Department

-Library Report (attached)

-Engineer Report

-Planning Commission Report

-Code Enforcement report

-Maintenance Report

-Barclay Extension Update

Old Business

              -Redspeed

-Water Bill Collection/-Utility Billing software/Accepted Payment Methods

-Rate Study

-DelMarVa Wfi

New Business

-Commission Workshop Schedule

-Middle School Memorial

Public Comment

Adjourn Commission Meeting

 

Open Executive Session

To discuss Personnel & a Legal Matter

Adjourn Executive Session

 

Open Commission Meeting

Close Commission Meeting

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INVITATION TO BID

Sealed bids for consulting services to develop a water and sewerage rate study will be received from qualified bidders by the Town Commissioners of Sudlersville, at the Queen Anne's County Department of Public Works, 312 Safety Drive, Centreville Maryland 21666 until 3:00 p.m. Thursday July 1, 2021 

Bid instructions and the defined scope of work can be obtained via email to aquimby@qac.org

The Owner reserves the right, in the exercise of its sole judgment, to reject any or all bids, and to re-advertise and award the contract in the regular manner, or to waive any informalities, irregularities, mistakes, errors, or omissions in any bid received and to accept any bid deemed to be responsive to this invitation and favorable to the interests of the Town.

THE TOWN COMMISSIONERS OF SUDLERSVILLE

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Town of Sudlersville

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Town of Sudlersville

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NOTICE OF TOWN ELECTION

SUDLERSVILLE

In accordance with the Sudlersville Town Charter,

The Town of Sudlersville will hold an election for

a position on the Commission.

Candidates must file with the Town Office by 3:00 PM

on Friday, April 16, 2021.

Filing forms require the signatures of five registered

voters in the Town and are available at the Town Office

during regular business hours.

The election will be held on Monday, May 17, 2021.

The polling location is the Town Office, 200 Church Street, Sudlersville.

The Polls will be open from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Results of the election will be posted at the Town Office

within twelve (12) hours after the closing of the polls on May 17, 2021.

Crissy Talty

Town Clerk

(410) 438-3465

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Town of Sudlersville

Commission Meeting Agenda

April 07, 2021

Call to order at 6:30

Pledge of Allegiance

Approval of previous minutes from meeting March 03, 2021

Reports:

Fire Company

Sheriff Department

Library Report- On Website

Engineer Report

Planning Commission

Old Business:

WWTP/water operation the county has taken over

Barclay extension Everything is progressing agreement of IGA

Tax sale-Properties have been sent and are being addressed

Private well use agreed upon we need to come up with a premium amount

Ad for employment put in MML and online.

Verizon tower all problems solved work started on antenna

Public Hearing for Ordinance 2021-01-repeals Ordinance 2020-01 and restores the language that existed before 2020-01 was adopted and final documents

New Business:

-Resignation of Commissioner and Filling of Vacancy

-MES Bill

-Wickersham

-Permission to President Griffith to sign paperwork for USDA Funding documents without an emergency meeting

-USDA loans

-Code Enforcement Officer appointment

-Stimulus update

-Barclay IGA signing

-Trees on Maple Avenue

-Trash between Maple and Charles and on Miller Street by railroad tracks

-Sidewalk on Maple Avenue

-Library door update (Carrie)

-WWTP repair update

Adjournment

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QUEEN ANNE 'S COUNTY SANITARY DISTRICT FLUSHING SCHEDULE SPRING 2021

  Thursday: April 29, 2021, Sudlersville

  1. I. North end of Church
  2. South end of Church
  3. East end of Main
  4. West end of Main
  5. Foxtown Senior Center
  6. The Family Center North Linden
  7. Maple & Linden St.
  8. Charles St near Sudlersville Middle School
  9. South Linden
  10. Notes and Comments: The flushing schedule may be affected by and may change as the result of unforeseen circumstances such as equipment failure or weather. Flushing will AFFECT the water quality to All the homes in the service area listed, not just the home s on the streets listed. All the homes in the service area being flushed should expect sediment and iron during the flushing process.

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ATTENTION RESIDENTS

We received a call after hours last night, our trash collector is running a day or two behind please be patient he will be picking up the trash and recycling.

We appreciate your patience in this matter.

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TOWN POSITION

The Town of Sudlersville is seeking a motivated, organized person. This person will help in planning and implementing the activities and operations of the Town Office to promote open and transparent governmental services.  Working under the direction of the Town Council, responsibilities include town finances using Quick Books, organization of Council and other public meetings, agenda preparation, preparation of meeting minutes, records management, filing and document retrieval, municipal elections, Town finances, code enforcement, website updating, and other administrative work as needed. Interested individuals should submit a resume and references to Town of Sudlersville, 200 S Church Street, Sudlersville, MD  21668, or email at townoffice@townofsudlersville.org.  The position will remain open until filled.

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Important Town Hall Updates

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ATTENTION RESIDENTS:

It's time to begin preparation for the 2nd Annual LIGHT UP SUDLERSVILLE Christmas decorating contest! More details to follow in the coming weeks

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Drivers Take Notice: Speed Cameras Are Coming

To Improve Speed Limit Compliance Within Sudlersville School Zones

Nothing is more important to parents than the safety of their children and nothing should be more important to drivers than slowing down when children are present. Unfortunately, statistics show that is not necessarily the case. Every year at least 100 children are killed in collisions while walking to or from school. According to the Transportation Research Board, 25,000 children are injured every year in school zone accidents. To enhance public safety within Sudlersville School Zones and safeguard our children, the Town has approved the use of Automated Speed Enforcement Systems. In October 2009, State of Maryland legislation approved the use of these systems which are currently utilized in communities throughout Maryland. After a four-year evaluation period the Montgomery County program reported a 30% reduction in collisions and a 40% reduction in collisions causing injury or death near sites using speed cameras.

The Speed Enforcement Vehicle is equipped with a radar camera programmed to capture a series of photographs of vehicles exceeding the posted speed limit by more than 12 mph. These digital images are used to identify the vehicle’s registered owner and will appear on the citation along with a $40 fine. Embedded on each photograph is the date, time, location, and speed of the vehicle when the violation occurred. This citation is not considered a “moving violation.” It is a civil citation holding the registered owner or lessee responsible for the violation (like a parking ticket). No points will be assessed for this type of violation, and it will not raise your insurance rates.

Speed Cameras only record vehicles exceeding the posted speed limit by more than 12 mph. Law abiding citizens are unaffected by this type of enforcement, because it is only activated by vehicles passing the camera at an excessive rate of speed. At 25 mph (the typical school zone speed limit) the stopping distance for an average vehicle is 56 feet. At 35 mph this stopping distance increases to at least 95 feet. Is that extra speed worth risking the life of a child or pedestrian?

Frequently Asked Questions

□  What do I do if I receive a citation, and can I appeal it?

If you receive a citation in the mail, you may choose to pay it or to appeal it.

  • Payments are accepted online, by phone, or by For more detailed instructions on how to pay, please refer to the back of your citation or call the Sudlersville Photo Enforcement Customer Service Call Center at 1-833-360-4347 between 9AM and 4PM Monday through Friday.
  • You may request to appear in District Court by returning the completed form at the bottom of your citation at least five

(5) days prior to the “Due Date” shown on the front of the notice. Your request should be mailed to PHOTO ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM, PO BOX 2525 DECATUR, IL 62525-1866. You will be notified by mail of the court date. If you do not receive a notice within 30 days, call the Sudlersville Photo Enforcement Customer Service Call Center at 1-833-360-4347.

□  What if I was not driving the car?

In addition to your testimony in court, Maryland law requires you to provide a letter to the District Court that states that the person named in the citation was not operating the vehicle at the time of the violation. The letter must be (1) sworn to or affirmed by you, and (2) mailed by certified mail, return receipt requested. Include in the letter all corroborating evidence. Send your letter in an envelope marked “SPEED CAMERA-NOT THE DRIVER” to: PHOTO ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM, PO BOX 2525 DECATUR, IL 62525-1866

□  Where do I call if I have questions about the Speed Camera Program?

Contact the Sudlersville Photo Enforcement Call Center at 1-833-360-4347, Monday through Friday, 9AM-4PM EST.

□  When and where are the Speed Cameras being utilized in Sudlersville?

Speed Enforcement Cameras will be utilized between the hours of 6am-8pm Monday through Friday. Any streets within a ½ mile radius of a school within the Town are eligible for Speed Photo Enforcement.

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Frequently Asked Questions Town of Sudlersville

Automated Speed Enforcement Program

What is Automated Speed Enforcement?

In October 2009, the State of Maryland authorized the use of Automated Speed Monitoring Systems (speed cameras) in school and highway work zones. The system uses radar technology to measure the speed of every vehicle that passes the camera. Vehicles found to be exceeding the posted speed limit by at least 12 miles per hour will be photographed to document the violation and determine the vehicle’s registered owner. After the violation is reviewed and approved by a duly authorized law enforcement officer, a citation, including the violation photos and the vehicle’s speed, will be sent to the registered owner.

Why is Sudlersville choosing to utilize this type of technology?

Speeding is a serious problem nationwide. In a school zone, staying alert and obeying the posted speed limit is imperative for the safety of the students and other pedestrians. Encouraging motorists to travel at safe speeds in school zones is difficult using conventional traffic calming and enforcement techniques, which is why the Town has chosen to use automated enforcement. While revenue will be generated because there are, unfortunately, those who ill choose to speed, revenue generation is not the primary motivator for using this technology. Safe kids, safe streets and a safe motoring public is the goal.

How will I know if I’m in a speed camera zone?

“Photo Enforced” signs will be placed beneath the speed limit signs alerting drivers that speed cameras may be in use.

How much is the fine?

The maximum fine is $40.00 for each violation and is stated on the citation. Since the violations are being treated as civil and not criminal violations, no license points are assessed, and vehicle insurance providers are not notified.

How much time do I have to pay my speed citation?

You must pay the civil penalty on or before the due date indicated on the citation.

I just received a speed citation! What are my options?

Two options are available- pay the fine or contest the citation.

OPTION I. Pay the Fine

 Pay Online: Logon to https://secure.SpeedViolation.com by entering the citation number and license plate number noted on your citation. There is a $3.50 convenience fee for paying online, assessed at the time of payment.

 Pay by Mail: Mail your check or money order (payable to the Sudlersville Photo Enforcement Program) in the return envelope provided. Be sure to include the payment stub from the bottom of the notice you received along with your payment. PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH.

 Pay by Phone: Credit card payments can be made by calling the Sudlersville Photo Enforcement Program Customer Service Call Center toll free at 1-833-360-4347. Payments will be accepted between the hours of 9am – 4pm (EST), Monday through Friday. VISA and MasterCard are accepted and there is a $3.50 convenience fee for the service. A transaction confirmation number will be provided, as well as an email confirmation for your permanent records if you wish.

OPTION II. Contest the Citation

Any vehicle owner who receives a Citation has the option to contest through Maryland District Court. To request a court date, return the completed form at the bottom of your citation at least five (5) days prior to the due date listed on your citation notice. Mail the request in the envelope provided to PHOTO ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM, PO BOX 2525, DECATUR, IL 62525-1866.

If you appear in court, the maximum mount you will be charged is a $40 fine plus court costs. You will be notified by mail of the court date. If you do not receive a notice within 30 days, call the Sudlersville Photo Enforcement Program Customer Service Call Center at 1-833-360-4347.

Will the Speed Monitoring System Operator be present in court?

The Speed Monitoring System operator is not required to be in court. However, you may request the presence of the operator by submitting a written request for the operator’s presence no later than twenty (20) days before your scheduled court date. Send this correspondence in an envelope marked “OPERATOR REQUEST” to

PHOTO ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM, PO BOX 2525 DECATUR, IL 62525-1866.

What if my vehicle and/or license plates were stolen at the time of  the violation?

If your vehicle and/or license plates were stolen when the infraction took place you

should request an in-person hearing. Enclose a copy of the police report for the vehicle/plates with the request and mail it to PHOTO ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM,

PO BOX 2525 DECATUR, IL 62525-1866.

What if I was not the operator of the car at the time the violation took  place? Am I still liable?

If you, as the registered owner of the vehicle, were not operating the vehicle at the

time of the infraction, to prove that you were not the driver, in addition to your testimony at trial, the law requires you to provide a letter to the District Court that states that the person named in the citation was not operating the vehicle at the time of the violation. The letter must be: (1) sworn to or affirmed by you, and (2) mailed by certified mail, return receipt requested. Include in the letter all corroborating evidence. Send your letter in an envelope marked “SPEED CAMERA- NOT THE DRIVER” to PHOTO ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM, PO BOX 2525 DECATUR, IL 62525-1866.

You are eligible to Transfer Liability if you fall into one of the following categories:

  • If you or your company were not operating the vehicle at the time the citation was
  • You have corroborating evidence that supports your statement and representations that you were not operating the vehicle at the time of the

Examples of corroborating evidence which have been acceptable to the District Court:

  • Work: Provide a certified statement from your employer confirming you were working at the time the violation took
  • Travel: Provide travel documents (airline, train, bus tickets) or a hotel receipt confirming your name, dates of travel and
  • Loan of Vehicle to Friends / Relatives: Provide a letter from the individual accepting responsibility for the violation and confirming you were not operating the The name, address and driver’s license number of the individual must be provided.
  • Vehicle Being Serviced: Provide a copy of repair bill / invoice that confirms the vehicle was being serviced at the time the violation took Contact information (name, address, telephone number) for the service station or repair shop must appear on the statement.
  • Lease of Vehicle: Provide a copy of the lease agreement with all identifying information, including signatures of parties and the effective dates of the
  • Vehicle Sold: Provide a copy of the vehicle’s Bill of
  • Military Duty: Provide a copy of Military Orders or a certified statement from a Commanding Officer that the individual cited was in military service or deployed at the time the violation
  • Deceased: Provide a copy of the death certificate and a certified statement from the estate

What happens if the Transfer of Liability request is denied?

If your request is denied for any reason the citation will be reissued to the registered owner and you will be responsible for payment.

What if there is a technical error with my citation? Who should I  contact?

If you believe a technical error has been made, your concern should be submitted

n writing to the jurisdiction’s local designee prior to the deadline for contesting liability. Send your letter addressed to “Local Designee” to the

OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF, QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY, 505 RAILROAD AVE. CENTREVILLE, MD 21617.

What happens if I ignore the violation notice?

Failure to pay the civil penalty or to contest liability prior to the due date listed on the citation is an admission of liability. Continued failure to pay may result in the refusal or suspension of the motor vehicle registration.

If I pay the fine, can I then contest it or ask for a hearing?

No. Once you have paid a fine it is considered an admission of liability and requests to contest or schedule a hearing will not be granted.

If I pay the fine, will my insurance rates increase?

No. An admission of liability will not result in points and cannot be used to increase your insurance rates.

How do I know these violations are valid?

Every speed camera unit is tested and calibrated daily and undergoes an Annual Calibration Verification by an independent test laboratory. The results of these calibration tests are considered admissible evidence by Maryland District Court and are required to be present at every speed camera court hearing as proof that the cameras are functioning accurately.

If the vehicle is found to be exceeding the posted speed limit, a series of images are taken. These images passed a two-part review process by violation evaluation specialists before being submitted to the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff for final review and approval. The alleged citation is then mailed to the registered owner or identified driver. Confirmation of the owner’s name, address and vehicle registration information was provided to the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff by the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration.

Isn’t it a violation of my privacy to have a camera photograph my  vehicle without my permission?

No. Individuals applying for a driver’s license are agreeing to abide by the established

Rules of the Road. Speed Enforcement Cameras only capture images of vehicles whose drivers have chosen to violate the established laws by speeding, and according to established Court doctrine, individuals who are breaking the law forfeit their privacy rights.

When is Sudlersville using Speed Enforcement Cameras?

Speed Enforcement Cameras will be operational between the hours of 6am-8pm Monday thru Friday.

Where is Sudlersville using Speed Enforcement Cameras?

The School Zones being enforced within the Town will be designated by very visible signs.

Any streets within a ½ mile radius of a school are eligible for Speed Photo Enforcement. These include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • South Church Street at Sudlersville Elementary
  • Charles Street at Sudlersville Middle School

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Commission Meeting

Sudlersville Commission Meeting

November 3, 2021

Lauren McMullen is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Lauren McMullen's Zoom Meeting
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Welcome & call to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Approval of Minutes from October 5, 2021 meeting (attached)

Finance Report (attached)

Reports

              -Fire Company

              -Sheriff’s Department

              -Library Report

              -Engineer Report

              -Planning Commission Report

              -Code Enforcement report (attached)

              -Maintenance Report  (attached)

              -Barclay Extension Update

Old Business

              -Redspeed

              -Water Bill Collection/-Utility Billing software/Accepted Payment Methods

              -Prior bill discussion

              -Rate Study

              -DelMarVa Wfi

              -Mower Purchase

New Business

              -Issuing a statement about Michael Faust

-Tree estimates and resident concerns about a tree

-Potential of bringing in a grant writer/economic development person

              -Sewer Line Maintenance

              -Water Line Flushing (see attached)

              -Water Tower Cleaning/Maintenance

Public Comment

 

 

Adjourn Commission Meeting-Next meeting scheduled for December 1, 2021

 

             

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Close Commission Meeting

Open Executive Session-To discuss a personnel matter.

Close Executive Session

Approval of Minutes from September 1, 2021 meeting (attached)

Finance Report (attached)

Reports

-Fire Company

-Sheriff’s Department

-Library Report

-Engineer Report

-Planning Commission Report

-Code Enforcement report (attached)

-Maintenance Report  (attached)

-Barclay Extension Update

Old Business

 -Redspeed

-Water Bill Collection/-Utility Billing software/Accepted Payment Methods

 -Prior bill discussion

-Rate Study

-DelMarVa Wfi

New Business

-Trick or Treat

-Property maintenance purchase

-Barclay monthly meeting being held in Sudlersville

-MDE yearly inspection report

Public Comment

 

Adjourn Commission Meeting

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SEPTEMBER 15-COMMISSIONER WORKSHOP-CANCELED

SEPTEMBER 16-PLANNING & ZONING MEETING-CANCELED

September 1, 2021

Sudlersville Commission Meeting

Lauren McMullen is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

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Time: Sep 1, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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 Welcome & call to public hearing to order

Pledge of Allegiance

Approval of Minutes from August 4, 2021 meeting (attached)

Finance Report (attached)

Reports

-Fire Company

-Sheriff’s Department

-Library Report (attached)

-Engineer Report

-Planning Commission Report

-Code Enforcement report

-Maintenance Report

-Barclay Extension Update

Old Business

              -Redspeed

-Water Bill Collection/-Utility Billing software/Accepted Payment Methods

-Rate Study

-DelMarVa Wfi

New Business

-Commission Workshop Schedule

-Middle School Memorial

Public Comment

Adjourn Commission Meeting

 

Open Executive Session

To discuss Personnel & a Legal Matter

Adjourn Executive Session

 

Open Commission Meeting

Close Commission Meeting

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INVITATION TO BID

Sealed bids for consulting services to develop a water and sewerage rate study will be received from qualified bidders by the Town Commissioners of Sudlersville, at the Queen Anne's County Department of Public Works, 312 Safety Drive, Centreville Maryland 21666 until 3:00 p.m. Thursday July 1, 2021 

Bid instructions and the defined scope of work can be obtained via email to aquimby@qac.org

The Owner reserves the right, in the exercise of its sole judgment, to reject any or all bids, and to re-advertise and award the contract in the regular manner, or to waive any informalities, irregularities, mistakes, errors, or omissions in any bid received and to accept any bid deemed to be responsive to this invitation and favorable to the interests of the Town.

THE TOWN COMMISSIONERS OF SUDLERSVILLE

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Town of Sudlersville

*******This meeting is open to the public if anyone would like to attend, but their will not be any public comment taken*******

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Town of Sudlersville

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NOTICE OF TOWN ELECTION

SUDLERSVILLE

In accordance with the Sudlersville Town Charter,

The Town of Sudlersville will hold an election for

a position on the Commission.

Candidates must file with the Town Office by 3:00 PM

on Friday, April 16, 2021.

Filing forms require the signatures of five registered

voters in the Town and are available at the Town Office

during regular business hours.

The election will be held on Monday, May 17, 2021.

The polling location is the Town Office, 200 Church Street, Sudlersville.

The Polls will be open from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Results of the election will be posted at the Town Office

within twelve (12) hours after the closing of the polls on May 17, 2021.

Crissy Talty

Town Clerk

(410) 438-3465

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Town of Sudlersville

Commission Meeting Agenda

April 07, 2021

Call to order at 6:30

Pledge of Allegiance

Approval of previous minutes from meeting March 03, 2021

Reports:

Fire Company

Sheriff Department

Library Report- On Website

Engineer Report

Planning Commission

Old Business:

WWTP/water operation the county has taken over

Barclay extension Everything is progressing agreement of IGA

Tax sale-Properties have been sent and are being addressed

Private well use agreed upon we need to come up with a premium amount

Ad for employment put in MML and online.

Verizon tower all problems solved work started on antenna

Public Hearing for Ordinance 2021-01-repeals Ordinance 2020-01 and restores the language that existed before 2020-01 was adopted and final documents

New Business:

-Resignation of Commissioner and Filling of Vacancy

-MES Bill

-Wickersham

-Permission to President Griffith to sign paperwork for USDA Funding documents without an emergency meeting

-USDA loans

-Code Enforcement Officer appointment

-Stimulus update

-Barclay IGA signing

-Trees on Maple Avenue

-Trash between Maple and Charles and on Miller Street by railroad tracks

-Sidewalk on Maple Avenue

-Library door update (Carrie)

-WWTP repair update

Adjournment

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QUEEN ANNE 'S COUNTY SANITARY DISTRICT FLUSHING SCHEDULE SPRING 2021

  Thursday: April 29, 2021, Sudlersville

  1. I. North end of Church
  2. South end of Church
  3. East end of Main
  4. West end of Main
  5. Foxtown Senior Center
  6. The Family Center North Linden
  7. Maple & Linden St.
  8. Charles St near Sudlersville Middle School
  9. South Linden
  10. Notes and Comments: The flushing schedule may be affected by and may change as the result of unforeseen circumstances such as equipment failure or weather. Flushing will AFFECT the water quality to All the homes in the service area listed, not just the home s on the streets listed. All the homes in the service area being flushed should expect sediment and iron during the flushing process.

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ATTENTION RESIDENTS

We received a call after hours last night, our trash collector is running a day or two behind please be patient he will be picking up the trash and recycling.

We appreciate your patience in this matter.

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TOWN POSITION

The Town of Sudlersville is seeking a motivated, organized person. This person will help in planning and implementing the activities and operations of the Town Office to promote open and transparent governmental services.  Working under the direction of the Town Council, responsibilities include town finances using Quick Books, organization of Council and other public meetings, agenda preparation, preparation of meeting minutes, records management, filing and document retrieval, municipal elections, Town finances, code enforcement, website updating, and other administrative work as needed. Interested individuals should submit a resume and references to Town of Sudlersville, 200 S Church Street, Sudlersville, MD  21668, or email at townoffice@townofsudlersville.org.  The position will remain open until filled.

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