Town searches for water project loans
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - The $4.5 million needed for water department upgrades for the Berkeley Springs Water Works, which is owned by the Town of Bath, was the main topic at Tuesday night's council meeting.
The Infrastructure and Job Development Council (IJDC) and the Drinking Water Treatment and Research Fund (DWTRF) in Charleston, W.Va., were two possible loan sources with whom Mayor Susan J. Webster and Margie McCumbee Allgyer, the town clerk, met last week.
Allgyer said the total amount of the loans would be $4.5 million. The DWTRF is a 40-year-loan at 0 percent and the IJDC is 30-year-loan at 1 percent.
Municipal Center to receive facelift
BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - A $5,000 Community Participation grant was received by the town to spruce up the Town of Bath's Municipal Center.