Commissioners to fill District 8 vacancy

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Among other business, commissioners will be voting to fill a vacancy during the Jan. 11 meeting of the Carroll County Legislative Body.

Needing to be filled is the District 8 seat of commissioner Brian Winston, who is moving outside his district.

Jan Ostiguy will be addressing the board.

Commissioners will also be voting on eight proposed resolutions.

These resolutions include:

•A resolution to authorize retiring Sheriff’s Deputy Terry Dickey to retain his service weapon. Dickey, who is moving out of the state, has served with the Sheriff’s Department for over 26 years, most recently as school resource officer (SRO) at Clarksburg School.

•A resolution to submit application for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of up to $420,000 for the purchase of emergency protective and fire prevention equipment for the Carroll County Fire Department. If approved, the grant will require 10 percent in matching funds for the project cost.

•A resolution to reappoint Willie Huffman, Sheriff Andy Dickson, Roger Christian, and Steve Price to the Carroll County E911 Board of Directors with terms ending in Jan., 2025.

•A resolution to reappoint Mike Cary, Jeruna Cozart, Anna Todd, and Susan Sloan to the Carroll County Health and Educational Facilities Board with terms ending in Jan., 2025.

•A resolution to reappoint John Austin to the Carroll County Airport Board with term ending in Jan., 2025.

•A resolution to appoint Steve Russell and Luis Salazar to the Carroll County Airport Board with terms ending in Jan., 2025.

•A resolution to reappoint Andrea Browning to the Carroll County Industrial Development Board with term ending in Jan., 2025.

•A resolution to accept $126,090 in CARES Act funding received from the state to be deposited into a revenue account. A total of $420,000 in funding has been approved for county for emergency communications equipment and COVID-related payroll and expense reimbursements for county employees.

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