The $1 million isn’t quite enough to pay for the entire clarifier. Emmitsburg Mayor Don Briggs said the total cost is roughly $1.4 million, and he and town staff will discuss during a meeting with town commissioners next month how to pay that remaining cost. But Briggs thanked Hough for taking lead on the issue and the entire delegation for their support when Emmitsburg officials ask for help. Town officials have been busy building an advanced wastewater treatment plant, which cost about $19.5 million, the mayor said.
Hough secures $1M in state budget to address Emmitsburg water infrastructure
February 16, 2021