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Scenic Railroad heads list of local projects approved for Funding

July 7th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The Maryland Board of Public Works Wednesday approved funding for a number of local projects during the regular meeting:

  • An amended grant agreement for $137,500 to be disbursed in equal quarterly installments for Fiscal 2023 to the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad.
  • $85,000 for Cresaptown Recreation court reconstruction.
  • $49,125 to replace Potomac Valley Athletic Association’s Weber Field fence, and construct new dugouts, backstops and bullpen.
  • $4,085 to purchase and install an electric scoreboard for the Oldtown Lions Field.
  • Approval of the $51,780 timber sale of 257,507 board feet of saw timber, and 365 cords of pulpwood, on 47 acres in Savage River State Forest.
  • $532,635 to repair the building envelope and replace a section of the roof at Frostburg State University’s Compton Hall.
  • $3,259,069 to replace the 28-year-old roof at FSU’s Performing Arts Center.
  • $273,611 for brush and tree cutting, and stump removal at various locations in Garrett County.
  • A $250,000 grant for a water and sewer line from Cumberland to LaVale.
  • $1,988,000 for bath house renovations at Dans Mountain State Park.