Carroll Digest


February 27, 2005

Redistricting Committee to hold its first meeting Wednesday

The Carroll County Commission Redistricting Committee will hold its first meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Westminster Senior Center's large meeting room at 125 Stoner Ave.

The committee is charged with establishing five districts for the 2006 election, when a five-member Board of County Commissioners will be elected by district.

Members of the committee are: Joseph M. Getty, Janet B. Jump, Thomas V. McCarron, Phillip R. Miller, David R. Peloquin, Martin Radinsky and Maurice E. Wheatley.

The meeting is open to the public.

Information: 410-386-2030.

County historical society plans box lunch talk for March 8

The Historical Society of Carroll County will hold its monthly box lunch talk at noon March 8 at American Legion Carroll Post 31 at Green and Sycamore streets, Westminster.

Annie Werner will discuss "A Family Affair: The Photographs of the Jones Sisters." Fannie, Ida and Elsie Jones of Sykesville produced portraits, landscapes and still-lifes that became known throughout the state. Participants may bring a lunch or purchase a meal from the American Legion. Lunches can be ordered after 11 a.m. at 410-857-7953. Beverage and dessert will be provided.

Admission is $2 for nonmembers; free for historical society members. Reservations are recommended.

Information: 410-848-6494.

Citizen Services reschedules meeting on planned senior center

The Department of Citizen Services has rescheduled its information meeting on the South Carroll Senior Center to be built on Mineral Hill Road.

The meeting, originally set for Thursday night, was canceled because of snow. It will be held at 7 p.m. March 10 at Oakland United Methodist Church hall, 5971 Mineral Hill Road, Eldersburg.

County staff will present preliminary information, answer questions and address any public concerns. Information: Jolene Sullivan, 410-386-3600.

County employees' salaries available to public online

Anyone interested in the salaries of county employees can find that information online at

Links to the pay scale and a listing of all positions are available on that page.

To use the service, look for the position under "Classification Plan." (To see a complete listing, click on "Find Job" without entering a job title.)

Next to each job title is the position's classification, which determines salary. For example, a maintenance specialist is classified as C7 and earns between $12.68 and $20.29 an hour, depending on experience and tenure.

Every position within the county government is on the Web site. Also available online are the number of hours a week required for positions and whether the employee is nonexempt or exempt.

Information: 410-386-2804.

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