Federal Funding Coming To Western Maryland To “Enhance Quality Of Life”

The funding comes from the U.S Department of Agriculture.

Frederick, Md. (BW)- $112,900 in federal funding is coming to Frederick, Washington, Allegany and Garrett counties, as announced by Congressman David Trone and Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen on Tuesday, Jan 23.

The Town of Emmitsburg is receiving $31,100 to replace existing parking meters along Main Street with new ones that accept both coin and credit card payments.

The Interfaith Service Coalition of Hancock in Washington County is receiving $8,600 to purchase equipment for Martha’s Emergency Shelter.

Another $50,000 is going to the Town of Grantsville in Garrett County to purchase a dump truck and plow equipment, and the Orleans Volunteer Fire Company in Allegany County will receive $23,200 for new equipment and systems.

The goal of this funding is to enhance the quality of life for residents in these areas.

The funding comes from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Community Facilities grant program.