WESTMINSTER - Members of the city's FallFest Committee presented checks to each of the benefiting charities from this year's event at Monday night's City Council meeting.
Representatives from the Boy Scouts, Junction and Family and Children's Services were all present to receive their $3,500 checks.
Carol Donovan, head of the city's recreation department, said the festival raised $14,900 this year. Of the remaining money, $400 was donated to Carroll County Food Sunday, $2,000 will be used to upgrade electricity and $2,000 was kept to begin planning for next year.
In other council news:
* Council members approved a request from the Historical Society to use the armory for a dance, provided that alcohol was not served.