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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,Sun Staff Writer | March 26, 1995
D. Kenneth Grimes, for 20 years a member of the New Windsor Town Council, will not seek a sixth term."I have served a good many years and now it's time for me to get out," Mr. Grimes said. "After 20 years, I am letting someone else have my place."For many of those two decades, the 80-year-old councilman, often called "Pappy," has served as chairman of the municipal Public Works Department. He has been responsible for clearing the snow from town streets and maintaining town properties."I know, I mow, I mow," he said once at a meeting, when the council was reviewing its duties and residents complained of tall grass.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | July 3, 2002
Jack A. "Jay" Gullo Jr., who becomes deputy director of Maryland Environmental Service next month, plans to resign from the New Windsor Town Council as soon as he "ties up a few loose ends." The councilman and former two-term mayor was appointed to the independent state agency last month and will have statewide responsibilities for water and wastewater treatment plants, landfills, and dredge containment and recycling facilities, including those in his home town. Gullo, 33, will be based in Annapolis in his new job, but he has no immediate plans to relocate his residence.
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August 11, 1993
Garver appointment approved to New Windsor planning panelThe New Windsor Town Council approved the mayor's final appointment to the Town Planning Commission. Paul G. Garver, 43, became the sixth member of the commission during the monthly council meeting one week ago.Mr. Garver, a stock clerk for the county, is a lifelong resident of New Windsor. He graduated from Francis Scott Key High School in 1967 and is a member of the Linwood Brethren Church. He has been a baseball and softball for the New Windsor Recreation Council for 20 years.
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By Jamie Manfuso and Jamie Manfuso,SUN STAFF | May 7, 2001
Five candidates are running for two open Town Council seats this year in New Windsor, where the main issues are Main Street revitalization, the future of an abandoned middle school building, and the expected increase in truck traffic from the expanding Lehigh Portland Cement Co. plant in nearby Union Bridge. Sam M. Pierce is running uncontested for mayor in the town of about 1,500. Pierce and most of the candidates for the council say the mayor and council need to do a better job of communicating with residents - and with each other.
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March 7, 1995
New Windsor Town Council awarded bids Wednesday for a water main extension and renovations to the pump station on Route 31 at the south end of town.A. C. Schultes of Edgewood will complete the renovation project for $137,870, the lowest of five bids received for the work.The contractor will replace the largest pump and add pipes to bring the station up to capacity in time for the September opening of a new middle school.The town awarded the extension project to Stambaugh Inc. of Union Bridge for $41,726, the lowest of five bids.
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By Compiled from the archives of the Historical Society of Carroll County | November 9, 1997
25 years ago While election votes were being counted in the fire hall, the New Windsor Town council met upstairs Tuesday night and voted to start an investigation regarding purchase of property for a community park. With a large contingent of the recently formed New Windsor Recreation Council in attendance, Councilman Doug Manger introduced a proposal for a community park to meet the present and future recreational needs of the New Windsor area. Manger outlined methods by which such a park might be financed, indicating that with federal and state funds available, the cost to New Windsor could be as little as one-eighth of the total.
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August 25, 1993
With 45 years on the job, Richard M. Warehime has been the clerk-treasurer of New Windsor almost twice as long as Mayor Jack Gullo Jr., 24, has been on this earth.With such wide difference in ages, experiences and perspectives, it was inevitable that the two would not see eye-to-eye on a number of issues involving town governance. As a result, Mr. Warehime is retiring this year.The position of clerk-treasurer might not sound like an important job, but for nearly two generations Mr. Warehime was the institutional engine that kept the New Windsor town government functioning.
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,SUN STAFF | May 20, 1999
After hearing from lawyers and election law specialists yesterday, New Windsor Town Council was working to resolve a tie in a municipal election last week that left a council seat in limbo.Incumbent Paul G. Garver and challenger Samuel Pierce got the same number of votes in the race for one of the open council seats.The council was deciding whether to hold a run-off election, or to declare the seat vacant and have the sitting council choose someone for the seat.The meeting, which began at 9 p.m., was still under way late last night.
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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,SUN STAFF | February 3, 2000
Troubled by dozens of abandoned containers of unidentified liquids, the town of New Windsor might close its oil-recycling container. Area residents can dispose of used motor oil in the 250-gallon tank at the town's public works yard near the railroad tracks on Geer Lane, said Mayor Jack A. Gullo Jr. Maryland Environmental Service, a quasi-public agency, empties the tank when town officials call, he said. "But people don't listen," Gullo said. "So they come down with used oil in containers.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | May 3, 1996
New Windsor Town Council has vetoed a proposed truck route that proponents said would have eased traffic woes in Carroll's smallest town.With state bypass money a pipe dream, Mayor Jack A. Gullo Jr. and Steve Horn, county transportation planner, proposed a three-quarter-mile road connecting Route 31 to Route 75 at the north end of town."
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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,SUN STAFF | February 3, 2000
Troubled by dozens of abandoned containers of unidentified liquids, the town of New Windsor might close its oil-recycling container. Area residents can dispose of used motor oil in the 250-gallon tank at the town's public works yard near the railroad tracks on Geer Lane, said Mayor Jack A. Gullo Jr. Maryland Environmental Service, a quasi-public agency, empties the tank when town officials call, he said. "But people don't listen," Gullo said. "So they come down with used oil in containers.
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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,SUN STAFF | October 7, 1999
Ditching most of his usual large entourage, Gov. Parris N. Glendening sampled the charms of small-town Maryland yesterday, strolling down Main Street in New Windsor, where he chatted about history and admired turn-of-the-century homes.Residents, who had never seen a governor in their town, turned on the hospitality. They lobbied for sidewalk repairs, showed off their Victorian-era homes and baked him a cake -- complete with the town seal in icing.Ostensibly a private visit with the town's Republican mayor, Jack A. Gullo Jr., the tour gave residents an opportunity to bring up local issues.
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,SUN STAFF | May 21, 1999
When two candidates for Town Council tied in the New Windsor election last week, town officials were perplexed when they discovered the town charter had no provision for such an occurrence. After consulting legal authorities, the council Wednesday night voted 3-1 to resolve the tie by choosing incumbent Paul Garver over challenger Samuel Pierce. "Everyone would have preferred a runoff election, but the law doesn't let you do it," said Mayor Jack A. Gullo Jr. "Who wanted to have to deal with this?
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,SUN STAFF | May 20, 1999
After hearing from lawyers and election law specialists yesterday, New Windsor Town Council was working to resolve a tie in a municipal election last week that left a council seat in limbo.Incumbent Paul G. Garver and challenger Samuel Pierce got the same number of votes in the race for one of the open council seats.The council was deciding whether to hold a run-off election, or to declare the seat vacant and have the sitting council choose someone for the seat.The meeting, which began at 9 p.m., was still under way late last night.
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By Compiled from the archives of the Historical Society of Carroll County | November 9, 1997
25 years ago While election votes were being counted in the fire hall, the New Windsor Town council met upstairs Tuesday night and voted to start an investigation regarding purchase of property for a community park. With a large contingent of the recently formed New Windsor Recreation Council in attendance, Councilman Doug Manger introduced a proposal for a community park to meet the present and future recreational needs of the New Windsor area. Manger outlined methods by which such a park might be financed, indicating that with federal and state funds available, the cost to New Windsor could be as little as one-eighth of the total.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | May 3, 1996
New Windsor Town Council has vetoed a proposed truck route that proponents said would have eased traffic woes in Carroll's smallest town.With state bypass money a pipe dream, Mayor Jack A. Gullo Jr. and Steve Horn, county transportation planner, proposed a three-quarter-mile road connecting Route 31 to Route 75 at the north end of town."
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | July 3, 2002
Jack A. "Jay" Gullo Jr., who becomes deputy director of Maryland Environmental Service next month, plans to resign from the New Windsor Town Council as soon as he "ties up a few loose ends." The councilman and former two-term mayor was appointed to the independent state agency last month and will have statewide responsibilities for water and wastewater treatment plants, landfills, and dredge containment and recycling facilities, including those in his home town. Gullo, 33, will be based in Annapolis in his new job, but he has no immediate plans to relocate his residence.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,Sun Staff Writer | March 26, 1995
D. Kenneth Grimes, for 20 years a member of the New Windsor Town Council, will not seek a sixth term."I have served a good many years and now it's time for me to get out," Mr. Grimes said. "After 20 years, I am letting someone else have my place."For many of those two decades, the 80-year-old councilman, often called "Pappy," has served as chairman of the municipal Public Works Department. He has been responsible for clearing the snow from town streets and maintaining town properties."I know, I mow, I mow," he said once at a meeting, when the council was reviewing its duties and residents complained of tall grass.
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