BOONSBORO - The Boonsboro Mayor and Town Council on Monday night unanimously approved the fiscal 1999 budget, which contains few changes from last year.
The $626,294 spending plan includes modest salary increases for town employees.
Assistant Mayor Howard Long and the three incumbent council members who were re-elected in May - Richard Hawkins, Ramond Grove, and Gene Smith - will receive $1,200, double their former annual salary of $600.
The other two council members will remain at $600 a year.
The salary for Boonsboro Mayor Charles F. "Skip" Kauffman Jr. remains at $1,800.
The zoning administrator's salary increased from $5,250 to $5,500, according to the budget.
Total administrative salaries, including those for the town's water and sewer superintendent, four general fund employees, the town clerk and administrative assistant, increased from $34,300 to $47,633.
The budget also contains $13,000 to purchase a small pickup truck for general town use and $10,000 for land acquisition for Shafer Memorial Park.