Briefs from Monday's Keedysville Town Council meeting

March 05, 2002

KEEDYSVILLE - Keedysville's Mayor, Assistant Mayor and one council member have said they will run for another term in the town's May 5 election.

Mayor Lee Brandenburg, Assistant Mayor Matt Hull and Councilman Barry Levey said during Monday night's council meeting that they plan to seek re-election.

Husband and wife council members Judith and James Kerns said they were undecided.

Brandenburg, Hull and Judith Kerns have served in office four years. James Kerns has been in office five years and Levey is finishing up his first term in office.

KEEDYSVILLE - This month's Maryland Municipal League meeting will be held in Sharpsburg, Mayor Lee Brandenburg said during Monday's meeting of the Keedysville Mayor and Town Council.


Dinner at the Sharpsburg Ag Center will start at 6:45 p.m. The menu will include roast beef, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy and sauerkraut.

KEEDYSVILLE - Pressure in the town's fire hydrants will be tested for about the next 30 days, Town Councilman Barry Levey said during Monday's Town Council meeting.

Levey said that during the testing, the hydrants will be wrapped in insulation.

KEEDYSVILLE - The Keedysville Town Council on Monday debated a request by The Leadership Hagerstown Alumni Association to donate money to the Washington County Kids Voting program.

The program encourages voting by having parents bring their children to the polls on election day, where children can cast their ballot in scaled-down voting booths.

Councilwoman Judy Kerns, who is also a teacher, said she supports the program.

The Alumni Association asked the town officials to donate $500 each year for two years.

Mayor Lee Brandenburg tabled the request until next month's meeting.

KEEDYSVILLE - The Keedysville Town Council is asking for residents' help in writing grants.

Councilman Barry Levey said during Monday night's Town Council meeting that he plans to apply for several grants for projects, including one through the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and could use some help.

- Kimberly Yakowski

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