Committee to review various county ordinances
The Carroll County Ordinance Codification (Batch 1) Review Committee is meeting to review and make recommendations on various ordinances.
Meetings are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. tomorrow and Tuesday in Room 124C at the County Office Building, 225 N. Center St., Westminster.
The ordinances to be reviewed are parking, private streets, landscaping, forest conservation and fees/taxes on mobile home park owners and operators.
County residents spend more on entertainment
Carroll countians kept up with the rest of the state in spending more money on taxable entertainment during the first quarter of fiscal year 2000 than in the previous quarter.
Statewide, Marylanders spent $226.3 million on entertainment during July, August and September.
Amusement park ticket sales and carnival rides saw the biggest increases.
In Carroll County, money returned from the state for taxable entertainment for the same period increased from $275,948 in 1998 to $281,198 this year.
The state comptroller's office collects admissions and amusement taxes, then quarterly returns a portion to local governments according to their tax rates.
Community Access TV to broadcast Y2K forums
Carroll Community Access TV will broadcast the Carroll County Government's Y2K forums, held Oct. 20.
The forums will be broadcast on Cable Channel 19 at 8 p.m. tomorrow and 7 p.m. Friday.
Information: 410-386-2973 or 410-848-8988.
Taxpayers' association to hear Senate candidate
The Carroll County Taxpayer Association will meet at 7: 30 p.m. Dec. 6 at Westminster Senior Center.
Paul Rappaport, a U.S. Senate candidate, will speak.
All property owners are welcome.
The senior center is at 125 Stoner Ave.
Republican women meet for dinner and auction
The Republican Women's Club of Carroll County will have a dinner meeting at 6: 30 p.m. Dec. 7 at Kountry Kafe in Locust Lane, Westminster.
A silent auction will be held.
Dinner reservations are required by Friday.
Boy Scouts sponsoring an award breakfast
The Boy Scouts of America Carroll District will hold its Good Scout Award Breakfast at 7: 30 a.m. Wednesday at Wakefield Valley Golf and Conference Center in Westminster.
This year's honoree will be William E. Gavin, retired director of administration for Random House in Westminster. He worked at the facility for 30 years.
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.