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Boonsboro briefs

June 05, 2007|by ERIN CUNNINGHAM

Movie night slated for June 22 in park



BOONSBORO - A movie night will be June 22 at Shafer Park in Boonsboro.

Town Manager Debra A. Smith said "Madagascar" will be shown, and admission will be free. The movie will start at 8:30 p.m.




Work on St. Paul Street approved



BOONSBORO - The Boonsboro Town Council voted Monday to seek bids for work on St. Paul Street.

The vote was unanimous. Councilwoman Natalie J. Mose was absent.

The bids will be for work that includes milling, overlay and curbing of part of St. Paul Street.




Town OKs purchase of new color copier



BOONSBORO - The Boonsboro Town Council voted Monday to approve the purchase of a new color copier for town staff.

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The vote was unanimous. Councilwoman Natalie J. Mose was absent.

Town Manager Debra A. Smith said the copier would replace an aging machine and cost more than $6,000.




Town Council approves water use ordinance



BOONSBORO - The Boonsboro Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to approve an ordinance that would put restrictions on water use in town.

Councilwoman Natalie J. Mose was absent.

The ordinance amends some language in an ordinance adopted in 2005.

Changes include requiring full payment of the tapping fee to be submitted at the time of application for a building permit in Boonsboro, according to the ordinance. Damage to water meters and other items that occur during construction will be repaired or replaced by the contractor or town employees, and will include a 30 percent overhead charge, the ordinance states.

Other restrictions are included, and a violation of the ordinance is a municipal infraction.




Kirby reappointed to utilities commission



BOONSBORO - Harold Kirby was reappointed to a position on the Boonsboro Municipal Utilities Commission.

Kirby replaced another member in 2005, and was reappointed Monday to a four-year term.

The town council voted unanimously to reappoint him. Councilwoman Natalie J. Mose was absent.

Councilman Kevin M. Chambers said Kirby has been a "diligent" and "positive" influence on the commission.

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