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For Immediate Release

Contact: Haven Shoemaker (410) 841-3359

CARROLL COUNTY DELEGATION SECURES FUNDING FOR KEY LOCAL PRIORITIES IN STATE CAPITAL BUDGET

Annapolis, MD – On Tuesday, the Governor announced the FY2023 Proposed Capital Budgets. The Carroll County Delegation worked in a bi-partisan fashion in the General Assembly and with the Governor to secure key funding for a series of important community projects ranging from improving water quality and overall quality of life to desperately needed renovations and improvements to educational buildings throughout the county. Below are some highlights of what projects will receive Capital funds:

-$63,261,000 – New State Veterans Home

-$6,721,000 – Carroll Community College (Career and Tech Center)

-$3,251,000 – Carroll Community College (System Renovation)

-$3,434,283 – New Windsor Wastewater Treatment Plant Enhanced Nutrient Removal Upgrade

-$3,000,000 – Carroll County New Law Enforcement Building

-$1,300,000 – McDaniel College (Educational Environmental Spaces)

-$1,000,000 – Carroll County Youth Service Bureau (Treatment Center Renovation and Addition)

-$1,000,000 – Westminster - Wakefield Valley Park Improvements

-$611,000 – Taneytown Roberts Mills Road Water Main Replacement

-$400,000 – Carroll County Ag Center Shipley Arena Renovations

-$250,000 – Carroll County Farm Museum Improvements

-$200,000 – Westminster Historic Clock Tower Restoration

-$150,000 – The Friends of Cascade Lake – Cascade Recreation and Adventure Park

-$136,346 – Taneytown – High School Park Skatepark Rehabilitation

-$113,000 – Westminster Municipal Pool Inclusive Spray Ground Development

-$100,000 – American Legion Sykesville Memorial Post 223 Building Renovations

-$100,000 – Sykesville Linear Park Natural Play and Learning Area Improvements

-$75,000 – Manchester Christmas Tree Park Playground Improvements

 

“I am very pleased to see how many Carroll County projects are represented in the capital budget this year.  There are projects all across the county that benefit our citizens,” said Delegate April Rose. “Our delegation will continue to work together to keep this important funding in the budget.”

“I am incredibly happy to see approximately $85,000,000 coming back to Carroll County! It also great to see such a wide variety of projects throughout the county receiving funding,” said Delegate Haven Shoemaker. “From seeing the American Legion in Sykesville get funding for their building renovation to New Windsor getting critical funding for their wastewater treatment plant, these are more than worthy causes.”

“These projects meet several immediate needs in our community from law enforcement to health care to water infrastructure. I appreciate the Hogan administration working with us to include these projects in the budget proposal,” added Senator Justin Ready. “I look forward to working with our Carroll delegation to ensure that this funding is approved by the General Assembly.”

“The many projects approved will well serve our citizens countywide,” concluded Delegate Susan Krebs. “I am especially pleased with the new Veteran’s 128-bed skilled nursing facility along with the funding for a new law enforcement building to replace our current antiquated facility.”