Following is a summary of council actions taken at the April 1 regular legislative session. Absences, abstentions, and opposing votes are noted.
Regular Legislative Session
April 1, 2002
(CM Blaschke and Almirez absent)
- Approved a PEPCO light in the vicinity of 43rd and Queensbury Road.
- Approved Resolution 2002-R-1. Mayor Herman cast deciding vote. CM Tiberio and Davis opposed.
- Resolution 2002-OR-1 was introduced clarifying acceptable trash receptacles.
- Approved establishing 10 permit parking spaces for teachers at Riverdale Elementary School from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Location: the eastbound stretch of the 5000 block of Riverdale Road.
- Motion to approve appropriation to reconfigure parking spaces on the 5000 block of Riverdale Road was tabled until May Legislative meeting.
- Approved motion to sole source the contract not to exceed $9,000 for 5 additional light poles for Riverdale Road from HADCO and to suspend the rules on competitive
bidding pursuant to the charter and grant the sole source contract passed unanimously.
- Approved awarding contract to Trans Metro for installation of two lights on Riverdale Road (for Dumm's) for an amount not to exceed $5,000 and to suspend the competitive bid process.
- Introduced Resolution 2002-CR-1 regarding annexation of Jemal's Calvert Kenilworth (re: 6811 and 6715 Kenilworth Avenue and 5711 Sarvis Avenue).
- Unanimous consent for proclamation of April 26, 2002 as the first official celebration of Arbor Day in the town, to continue every year on the fourth Friday of April.
- Unanimous consent for proclamation to recognize Earth Day in the town on April 22.
- Approved motion to award a sole source contract to Trans Metro Corp. and to suspend charter rules for a fee not to exceed $7,500 on condition that the State of Maryland grants use of that money and work, as part of the Riverdale Road lighting project.
- Approved motion to enter the program for limited mosquito spraying in Wards 3, 5, and 6.