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Council Actions Summary for February 2002

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  • Approved January 6, 2003 and December 2, 2002 Regular Legislative Session minutes.
  • Approved a 9[product]-foot variance on the west side yard of 4901 Ravenswood Road.
  • Approved a fence variance at 4917 Ravenswood Road
  • Resolution 2003-CR-02 to increase property tax caps was introduced for first reading. The resolution would amend Section 611, Article VI of the Town Charter to read "that the tax levy not exceed 50¢ per $100 of the assessed valuation of the property".
  • Resolution 2003-CR-01 to increase maximum fines was introduced for first reading. The resolution would amend Section 3.04 of the Town Charter to change the maximum fine amount from $500 to $1,000.
  • Tabled introduction of Declaration of Covenants for land at East-West Highway and Route 1.
  • Passed appropriation of $2,000 from the Economic Development Budget to support a Sunday Soccer Youth Program.
  • Approved a celebration to be held in May in recognition of historic district designation.
  • Approved motion to table use of the town logo for Jobs for Youth pamphlet.
  • Approved Riverdale Park Election Day as May 5, 2003 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Approved the use of new electronic touch voting machines for the election.
  • Approved the voter registration deadline as close of business, April 14, 2003.
  • Approved the filing deadline as close of business, April 10, 2003.
  • Approved compensation for election judges as $12 an hour for the Chief Judge and $10 an hour for the Deputy Chief and Alternate.
  • Approved the following appointments for 2003 election judges (more appointments will be completed in March):

      Ward 1: Primary Election Judge: Jennifer Gallup, Sheridan Street

      Ward 2: Primary Election Judge: Karen Proctor, Taylor Road. Alternate Election Judge: Mary Donaldson, Sheridan Street. Appeals Judge: Simon Plogg, Ravenswood Road.

      Ward 4: Primary Election Judge: Geraldine Gee, Sheridan Street (waiting confirmation).

      Ward 5: To be appointed.

      Ward 6: Primary Election Judge: Deborah McClellan, Riverdale Road. Alternate Election Judge: Marilyn Shoppet.

      Re-appointed were Kay Marcos as the Chief Election Judge and Louis King as Deputy Election Judge.


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