Funkstown briefs

June 15, 2010

Fire company allowed to continue using town house for training

FUNKSTOWN -- The Funkstown Volunteer Fire Co. can continue using a town house on Lagoon Road for practice and training for another year.

The Town Council approved the use by a 6-0 vote at Monday night's meeting.

Resident says not enough has been budgeted for Town Hall repairs

FUNKSTOWN -- Town resident Gail Mongan told the mayor and town council Monday night that he felt they didn't budget enough money to fix Town Hall.

Mongan asked how much was in the budget for work on the building.

Mongan first was told $5,800, which he said was enough, considering the condition of the windows and roof. Then, he was told the amount was $2,500.

Mayor Paul N. Crampton Jr. said town officials will continue to look at line items in the budget to find additional savings and that the condition of Town Hall is a top agenda item.


Funkstown receiving $2,480 from FEMA

FUNKSTOWN -- The town of Funkstown will receive $2,480 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Town Clerk/Treasurer Brenda Haynes said Monday night.

The town is getting the money to help offset the cost of snow removal during February's snowstorms.

Park entrance being named after Kline

FUNKSTOWN -- Funkstown Town Council members voted 6-0 Monday night to name the Beaver Creek Road entrance to Funkstown Community Park "Robert Kline Way."

Kline, 80, was mayor of the town from 1982 until May, when he lost his re-election bid.

-- Julie E. Greene

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