Council Retreat Slated for Saturday

BLYTHEWOOD – Town Council will hold its annual retreat on Saturday, March 7 at the Langford-Nord House in downtown Blythewood. “The public is invited,” said Town Administrator Gary Parker. While Parker said there will not be a public comment section on the agenda, there will be time before, after and during breaks to talk with members of Council about issues.

Top agenda items during the morning session will include a discussion on the marketing of The Manor, budget planning and format change and the acquisition of municipal software. Following a 45-minute lunch break, Council will discuss several revenue issues and the administration’s vision for the future with emphasis on the Town’s comprehensive and Master plans as well as commercial development.

Also on the afternoon agenda is a discussion about storm water runoff problems and solutions for the town and approval of funds for the Midland Small Business Forum and Council of Governments (COG) personnel services.

The meeting will last from 9 a.m. until about 4:30 p.m. The Langford-Nord House is located at 100 McNulty Street.