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Area projects approved for funding by W.Va. House of Delegates

April 01, 2012

The following 2011-12 budget requests by members of the Berkeley County delegation to the West Virginia House of Delegates were approved for funding, according to the House Finance Committee:

Del. John Overington, R-Berkeley

  • Bedington Volunteer Fire Department — $3,500 for new firefighter gear
  • Literacy Volunteers of the Eastern Panhandle — $1,000 for support and training
  • Berkeley County Humane Society — $10,000 for installation of walk-in freezer/shelving, freezer purchase, etc.
  • Potomack Intermediate School — $8,000 to transition 20 classrooms to interactive whiteboards
  • Spring Mills Middle School — $3,250 for Veterans Day program
  • Martinsburg North Middle School — $1,750 to purchase five e-readers, 10 protective cases and one iPad
  • Marlowe Elementary School — $3,000 for technology equipment
  • Spring Mills Primary School — $2,000 for student gardening projects
  • Berkeley County Senior Services — $10,000 for various projects

Del. Larry Kump, R-Berkeley/Morgan

  • North Berkeley Public Library — $3,500 for supplemental operations and to improve programs
  • Berkeley County Commission — $12,500 for public safety building
  • Berkeley County Commission — $3,500 for law enforcement project improvements
  • Berkeley County Senior Services — $10,000 for various projects

Del. Walter Duke, R-Berkeley

  • City of Martinsburg — $3,500 for Martinsburg Fire Department to purchase thermal imagers
  • Hedgesville Public Library — $3,500 to build a new handicap-accessible library
  • City of Martinsburg — $1,500 for thermal imagers
  • Ambrose Park — $14,500 to replace existing pavilion and renovate restroom
  • Berkeley County Schools — $18,000 to purchase 35 iPads for middle school students in reading/language arts and social studies classrooms
  • Berkeley County Senior Services — $10,000 for various projects

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