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Funkstown briefs

August 11, 2009|By MARLO BARNHART

Council members invited to water trail meeting



FUNKSTOWN - An invitation was extended to all members of the Funkstown Town Council to participate in an Aug. 19 kickoff meeting of the Antietam Creek Water Trail project.

The meeting is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Department of Water Quality conference room on Elliott Parkway in Williamsport

David Biser, vice president of the Antietam Creek Watershed Alliance, is looking for input on how to promote and facilitate public access along the creek for canoe and kayak trips.

Town begins planning for Olde Tyme Christmas



FUNKSTOWN - Now that the dust has settled after the Day in the Park celebration, the emphasis has shifted toward planning the 2009 Olde Tyme Christmas.

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Town Clerk Brenda Haynes told council members Monday night that there is approximately $2,445 in hotel/motel tax money left to spend on that event, as well as the Oct. 29 Halloween parade and Oct. 30 trick-or- treat party.

The town received $17,952 to date and has spent $15,507 for tourist-related activities and benefits, Haynes said.

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