Boonsboro council briefs

January 07, 2004

Town Council honors Eagle Scout Monday

BOONSBORO - The Boonsboro Town Council on Monday honored Bradley Smith of Boonsboro for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

Mayor Charles "Skip" Kauffman read aloud a proclamation to Smith and then gave it to Smith.

"Thank you for the honor," Smith said.

Help needed to ID person dumping trash

BOONSBORO - Boonsboro Town Manager John Kendall on Monday asked town residents for help in determining who is dumping trash at a recyclable dropoff site near GESAC Inc.

Three truckloads of trash have been dumped at the dropoff site at 125 Orchard Drive in recent weeks and the town has been unable to determine who is responsible, he said.

He asked anyone with information about the problem to call Town Hall at 301-432-5141.

Council to make donation to DARE

BOONSBORO - The Boonsboro Town Council on Monday voted to give a $150 donation to the Boonsboro DARE program.


The council also approved a $100 donation to the Community Free Clinic.

The town also voted to give $250 to Boonsboro High School for a scholarship program and to give $100 to the Boonsboro Junior Boys Basketball Program.

Planning Commission vacancy filled

BOONSBORO - The Boonsboro Town Council voted Monday to appoint former Boonsboro Town Manager Jake Jones to fill a vacancy on the Boonsboro Planning Commission.

Jones retired as town manager in October 2002.

Annual tax set-off meeting scheduled

BOONSBORO - Boonsboro Mayor Charles "Skip" Kauffman said the Boonsboro Town Council's annual tax set-off meeting with the Washington County Commissioners will be held Jan. 13 at 7 p.m.

At that meeting, the council will again ask about whether Boonsboro can become part of the County Commuter system, Kauffman said.

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