Clear Spring briefs

September 13, 2012

Deadline nearing for Clear Spring elections

CLEAR SPRING — Nominations for Clear Spring vice mayor and one town council position are due by Monday, Oct. 1, according to Town Clerk Juanita Grimm.

Grimm said the seats of Vice Mayor Steven Blickenstaff and Town Councilwoman Megan Yeakle will be up for grabs in the town’s election, scheduled for Monday, Nov. 5.

Voting will take place from 2 to 7 p.m. at Clear Spring Town Hall.

Yeakle has filed for re-election to her post, but Blickenstaff has not, Grimm said.

People who wish to run for either position may file during normal business hours at Town Hall, 146 Cumberland St., or from 7 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 1.

Candidates must be a qualified voter of the town, maintain a permanent residence during their term of office and have resided in the town for at least two years immediately preceding their election.

Vice mayoral candidates must be at least 21 years of age.

Clear Spring seeking snow removal bids

CLEAR SPRING — The Town of Clear Spring is currently accepting bids for municipal snow removal, Town Clerk Juanita Grimm said.

The deadline for bids is Thursday, Oct. 4, at 4:30 p.m.

Bids will include snow removal and salting within the town limits, including all alleys, the town hall parking lot, the parking lot on Hawbaker Circle behind Lucktinny’s Liquors, and the access roads to the town’s water and wastewater plants, Grimm said.

Snow will be removed in accordance with the town’s policy of snow accumulation in excess of 2 inches, or immediately if everything is ice-covered, she said.

Salt will be provided by the town, Grimm said.


— C.J. Lovelace

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