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Carroll County Digest

November 21, 1999

Sheriff's office warns about telephone solicitor

The Carroll County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about someone soliciting money on behalf of Sheriff Kenneth L. Tregoning and the office.

The sheriff's office does not conduct telephone solicitations.

Anyone who is contacted about solicitations for the office is urged to contact the office at 410-386-2900.

Information about the solicitor's name, address or telephone would be helpful. Individuals also may call the office tip line anonymously at 888-874-4367.

Planners group to offer session on managing growth

The Maryland Citizen Planners Association will hold an educational workshop on how growth can be managed through facilities laws and regulations at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Mount Airy firehouse.

The workshop, one of a series around the state, is free.

The association is a statewide, nonprofit education organization of residents, local planning commissions and boards of zoning appeals.

The workshops will explore how well public facilities laws and ordinances work in Maryland.

The Mount Airy firehouse is at 702 N. Main St. Information: 410-767-6851.

County schedules hearing on legislative proposals

The county commissioners will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the County Office Building to receive comments on the General Assembly's 2000 session legislative proposals.

Proposals that have been submitted include: public facilities bond authorization; codification of the Carroll County Code of Public Local Laws; a request to amend an article of the Carroll County sheriff's home detention program; and a request to amend the Public Local Laws of Carroll County to add a section on county pre-payment and recovery of charges for connections to municipal systems.

The hearing will be held at 225 N. Center St., Westminster.

Information: 410-386-2030.

Amedori to appear Tuesday on TV show about guns

Del. Carmen Amedori of Carroll County will be among the panelists for the "Bottom Line" television show to be aired at 8 p.m. Tuesday on WBAL-TV, Channel 11.

NAACP President Kweisi Mfume will be the host for the show, which will feature a discussion about "smart guns," Attorney General J. Joseph Curran Jr.'s proposed ban on handguns, and Amedori's House Bill 736, the Self-Defense Act of 1999.

Del. James F. Ports Jr. of Baltimore County also will be a panelist. He is a co-sponsor of Bill 736.

Tri-District Republicans schedule meeting Tuesday

The Tri-District Republican Club will meet at 7: 30 p.m. Tuesday at Deer Park United Methodist Church.

A program will be presented. The public is welcome.

The church is at 2205 Sykesville Road, Smallwood.

Information: 410-848-4693.

Ordinance committee schedules review sessions

The Carroll County Ordinance Codification (Batch 1) Review Committee is meeting to review and make recommendations on ordinances.

Meetings are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday in Room 205, and Nov. 29 and 30 in Room 124C at the County Office Building, 225 N. Center St., Westminster.

Information: 410-386-2143.

County lists closings for Thanksgiving holiday

Carroll County government offices will be closed for Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday.

Northern Landfill and the Recycling Center will be closed Thursday only and reopen at 7 a.m. Friday. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m. weekdays and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Carroll County Public Library branches will close at 5 p.m. Wednesday and be closed Thursday.

Carroll District schedules Good Scout Award Breakfast

The Boy Scouts of America Carroll District will hold its annual Good Scout Award Breakfast at 7: 30 a.m. Dec. 1 at Wakefield Valley Golf and Conference Center in Westminster.

Tickets range from $75 for guests to $750 for a table of 10. Contributions that exceed the cost of breakfast ($10) are tax-deductible.

Checks should be made payable to Boy Scouts of America and mailed to Carroll District, BSA, P.O. Box 2013, Westminster 21158. Information: 888-324-9306.

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