Press Release

ANNAPOLIS, MD (August 4, 1999) – A project to renovate the Mary Drive Sewage Pumping Station located in the town of
Mountain Lake Park, Garrett County, today received Board of Public Works approval for a $12,050 grant.

"Renovating the Mary Drive Sewage pumping station will bring dramatic improvement to the quality of life in Mountain
Lake Park," said Governor Parris N. Glendening. "Residents will be healthier and safer, and will have cleaner water and less

Construction is expected to begin in September 1999 and be completed in November 1999.

"I want to express my appreciation to the State of Maryland for recognizing the importance of this project," said Mountain Lake Park Mayor Paul Shockey. "This project will enable the town to correct a potentially hazardous situation in the collection system by installing a new pumping system and making necessary repairs to the manhole that houses the pumps."

Chaired by Governor Glendening, the Board of Public Works also is comprised of Comptroller William Donald Schaefer and Treasurer Richard N. Dixon. The Board is empowered by the General Assembly to approve major construction and consultant contracts, equipment purchases, property transactions and other procurement actions.