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MACKENZIE HISTORY BOOK FOR SALE

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The Historical Society of Mount Airy, Maryland with Doc and Nancy O’Brien present “A Rolling Slice of History on Main Street”. It is the story of the Town’s B&O Railroad Caboose. During the month of December, you can grab a copy at Town Hall, for a contribution of $13.95 to the Historical Society! Call 301-829-1424 to reserve a book or visit 110 South Main Street, during normal business hours.A Rolling Slice of History on Main Street - Mackenzie Comes Home to Mount Airy

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December 5, 2016 Tentative Town Council Agenda

Posted on by Katie Moore

Please click the following link for a copy of the tentative agenda for the December 5, 2016 Town Council meeting.

Tentative Town Council Agenda

 

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TOWN OFFICE HOURS AND CLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENT

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In Observance of Thanksgiving, the Town Offices of Mount Airy will be closing early on 11/23 at 2:00 p.m. and closed on 11/24 and 11/25. The Office will open at 8:30 a.m. on 11/28.

 

Please have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

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Mount Airy Hall of Fame – Nomination Forms Available Through November 30

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The Historical Society of Mount Airy, MD is soliciting nominations for the 2017 Mount Airy Hall of Fame program. All local organizations and individuals are invited to nominate a person or persons to be considered for this honorable position.

The purpose of the Hall of fame is to honor truly deserving people, living or deceased, of Mt. Airy and the immediate surrounding areas, who by work, service, volunteerism, word or deed, over an extended period of time, made the community a better place for everyone. Also honored will be those who were born here and went on to bring honor and glory to the community by their efforts, deeds, or life’s work outside of the area. By honoring these individuals, it is believed that their stories will inspire others to greater achievement and make everyone aware of the fabric that is woven into our home – Mt. Airy, Maryland.

Nomination forms for the Mount Airy Hall of Fame may be found at the Mount Airy Town Hall, 110 South Main Street, Mount Airy, MD 21771. Forms can also be found on the website www.mountairymd.org in the Announcement section on the homepage. Any person or group is eligible to submit nominations using this form. Candidates should be considered from the following fields: business, community-civic service, education, historical, humanitarian, political, religious, sports-recreational, or a general category. Please send all nomination forms to HALL OF FAME COMMITTEE, P.O. Box 244, Mount Airy, MD 21771. All nominations must be in the hands of the committee by Wednesday, November 30, 2016.

Click here to access the Mount Airy Hall of Fame Nomination Form.

After the close of nominations, a committee will review all nominations and select the persons who will be inducted into the Mount Airy Hall of Fame. The induction will be held on March 21, 2017 at the American Legion on Prospect Rd.

Visit the Mount Airy Museum, 2 Park Avenue, on Saturday’s from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. to learn about people who have been inducted into the Mount Airy Hall of Fame.

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Public Hearing December 5th at 7:00 p.m. on Proposed Amendment to Chapter 112 of the Town Code

Posted on by Katie Moore

TOWN OF MOUNT AIRY

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON

CHAPTER 112 ENTITLED “ZONING”

SECTION 112-62 ENTITLED “SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS”

AND 112-71 ENTITLED “DEFINITIONS” THAT WOULD

PERMIT SALE OF FIRE ARMS IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS

AS A HOME OCCUPATION SPECIAL EXCEPTION

On December 5, 2016, the Town Council of the Town of Mount Airy will hold a second public hearing at Town Hall, 110 South Main Street, Mt. Airy, MD  21771 beginning at 7:00 p.m. regarding a proposed amendment to Chapter 112 of the Town Code entitled “Zoning”, Section 112-62 entitled “Special exceptions”, subsection F(7) setting forth the specific standards for “Home Occupations” and Section 112-71 entitled “Word usage and definitions” and the definition of “Home Occupation” contained in that section.  The proposed changes to the Town Code would permit the sale (to include by way of internet, arms length or mail order transactions) of fire arms in residential zoning districts as a home occupation special exception and would impose specific standards on the granting of such special exception to promote safety and to mitigate impact on surrounding residences.  A full copy of the proposed changes, Ordinanace No. 2016-18, is available for review at Town Hall during normal business hours.

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Town Offices Closed on Veterans Day

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The Town Offices will be closed on November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. The Office will be open at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, November 14.

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Mount Airy Limited Edition Holiday Ornament Available

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Beautification Commission members were asked by the Mayor to design a “Mount Airy Holiday Ornament” for the Town!  Members worked with graphic designer, Jennifer Swanson to sort out the details of the design. Ms. Swanson is the designer of the Mount Airy Farmers Market Logo, Chili Cook-Off logos, etc. The 2-5/8” limited edition pewter ornaments will be made available to the public for purchase. Ornaments are $20.00. Please call Town Hall today at 301-829-1424 to reserve an ornament!

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Mount Airy Hall of Fame – Nomination Forms Available Through November 30

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The Historical Society of Mount Airy, MD is soliciting nominations for the 2017 Mount Airy Hall of Fame program. All local organizations and individuals are invited to nominate a person or persons to be considered for this honorable position.

The purpose of the Hall of fame is to honor truly deserving people, living or deceased, of Mt. Airy and the immediate surrounding areas, who by work, service, volunteerism, word or deed, over an extended period of time, made the community a better place for everyone. Also honored will be those who were born here and went on to bring honor and glory to the community by their efforts, deeds, or life’s work outside of the area. By honoring these individuals, it is believed that their stories will inspire others to greater achievement and make everyone aware of the fabric that is woven into our home – Mt. Airy, Maryland.

Nomination forms for the Mount Airy Hall of Fame may be found at the Mount Airy Town Hall, 110 South Main Street, Mount Airy, MD 21771. Forms can also be found on the website www.mountairymd.org in the Announcement section on the homepage. Any person or group is eligible to submit nominations using this form. Candidates should be considered from the following fields: business, community-civic service, education, historical, humanitarian, political, religious, sports-recreational, or a general category. Please send all nomination forms to HALL OF FAME COMMITTEE, P.O. Box 244, Mount Airy, MD 21771. All nominations must be in the hands of the committee by Wednesday, November 30, 2016.

Click here to access the Mount Airy Hall of Fame Nomination Form.

After the close of nominations, a committee will review all nominations and select the persons who will be inducted into the Mount Airy Hall of Fame. The induction will be held on March 21, 2017 at the American Legion on Prospect Rd.

 

Visit the Mount Airy Museum, 2 Park Avenue, on Saturday’s from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. to learn about people who have been inducted into the Mount Airy Hall of Fame.

 

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Volunteer Appreciation Dinner 2016 Pictures

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Public Hearing on Amendment to Chapter 112 on November 7th at 7:00 p.m.

Posted on by Katie Moore

TOWN OF MOUNT AIRY

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON

AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 109 OF THE TOWN

CODE ENTITLED “WATER” AND TO

CHAPTER 112 ENTITLED “ZONING”,

FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING AN

OFFICE PARK AND EMPLOYMENT DISTRICT

 On November 7, 2016, the Town Council of the Town of Mount Airy will hold a public hearing at Town Hall, 110 South Main Street, Mt. Airy, MD  21771 beginning at 7:00 p.m. regarding a proposed amendment to Chapter 112 of the Town Code entitled “Zoning”, Section 112-62 entitled “Special exceptions”, subsection F(7) setting forth the specific standards for “Home Occupations” and Section 112-71 entitled “Word usage and definitions” and the definition of “Home Occupation” contained in that section.  The proposed changes to the Town Code would permit the sale (to include by way of internet, arms length or mail order transactions) of fire arms in residential zoning districts as a home occupation special exception and would impose specific standards on the granting of such special exception to promote safety and to mitigate impact on surrounding residences.  A full copy of the proposed changes, Ordinance No. 2016-18, is available for review at Town Hall during normal business hours.

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