Coney meeting location changes

The Lonaconing mayor and council will meet April 5 at 6 p.m. at the Town Garage located behind the old Town Hall at 7 Jackson St.

Attendees must follow COVID-19 safety guidelines by wearing face masks and maintaining social distancing. The meeting location has been changed from a previous announcement.

Elections board to meet Wednesday

The Allegany County Board of Elections will meet April 7 at 9 a.m. in Room 230 of the County Office Complex, 701 Kelly Road.

Public participation must be preapproved by the board president by calling 301-777-5931.

Eagles auxiliary to adopt bylaws

The Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary of Cresaptown will meet April 13 at the Aerie Home on McMullen Highway.

The officers will meet at 6:15 p.m., followed by the regular membership meeting at 7 p.m. The final reading of the recommendations of the Bylaws Committee will be given before adopting the bylaws with a two-thirds vote of members in attendance.

Limited seating at Garrett meeting

The Garrett County commissioners will hold a livestreamed public meeting April 5 at 4 p.m. at the courthouse. Limited seating will be available.

The commissioners will issue proclamations for National Library Week and Autism Awareness Month. An appointment will be made to the adult Guardianship Review Board. The salary study ordinance is ready for approval and the Purchasing Department will award a bid for liquid asphalt.

A recommendation will be made on the Employee Health Care Plan and a hearing will be conducted on amendments to the water and sewer master plan. At 4:40 p.m., Garrett College will give its fiscal 2022 budget presentation.

Soil district board to meet by phone

The Allegany Soil Conservation District board of supervisors will meet April 13 at 10 a.m. by teleconference. To participate, call the office at 240-609-3493.

The agenda will be posted at https://www.alleganyscd.com at least five days prior to the meeting.

Arts Council awards emergency funding

The Allegany Arts Council has awarded emergency grant funding to five local arts organizations that have experienced losses because of COVID-19.

Nonprofits receiving $1,000 grants were Allegany Acapella, Cumberland Choral Society, Embassy Theatre, Savage Mountain Punk Arts and Tri-State Community Concert Association.

In the past year, the council has awarded more than $40,000 in grant funding to local arts organizations and individual artists.

Garrett students are Carson scholars

The Carson Scholars Fund awarded $1,000 college scholarships to three Garrett County students who embrace high levels of academic achievement and community service:

• Lauryn Bishoff, a sophomore at Southern Garrett High School and six-time winner of the award.

• Laura Huelskamp, a freshman at Northern Garrett High School and three-time winner of the award.

• Serena Lewis, a junior at Southern Garrett High School and five-time winner of the award.

The scholars will be honored at festivities in the fall.

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