Town of Emmitsburg
300A S. Seton Ave Emmitsburg, Maryland

Town Manager's Report
July 2006

Prepared by David Haller


  • Staff has removed the flags from the street lights
  • Staff has repaired a number of street lights
  • Staff repaired the speed bumps on West North Avenue and Chesapeake Avenue
  • Staff coal patched the curb in front of 130 DePaul Street


  • Staff is injecting coagulant treatment into the raw water line from Rainbow Lake at Well #3 in an effort to improve the performance of the roughing filters.
  • The roughing filters are being backwashed everyday and the DE filters are also being done everyday.  
  • Staff has added new media to the roughing filters.  This is due to standard loss from the backwash process
  • Water production and consumption.  We produced and purchased an average of 351,118 gpd.  We consumed an average of 325,952 gpd.
    • The difference is "Backwash Water" ...(7.2%).   We purchased 749,600 gals. of water from MSM this month.
    • 72.2% of this water came from wells 
    •  6.8% of this water came from Mt. St. Mary's
    • 21.0% of this water came from Rainbow Lake 


  • An A/C unit has been installed in the sewer pumping station as part of the Creamery Road Sanitary Sewer Rehab Project.  The purpose of this unit is to keep the temperature in that building within the recommended operating limits for the newly installed variable frequency pump drives
  • We received about 1.6 inches of precipitation this month (the average is 3.50 inches)
    • We are 4.10" short on precipitation over the last six months.  The average precipitation for the period from February 1 thru June 30 is 23.70" and we have received 19.60"
  • Wastewater Treatment:
    • We treated an average of 323,000 gpd (consumed 325,952 gpd) which means that 0.0% of the wastewater treated this month was "wild water"
    • We did not exceeded the plant's design capacity on any days in the Month of July


  • Trash pickup days will remain Monday & Thursday for the month of August


  • Staff has been performing standard mowing & trimming
  • Staff re-mulched the playground equipment in Community Park
  • Staff trimmed trees in Memorial Park
  • Staff has performed some landscaping at the Town swimming pool

Meetings Attended:

  • 07-06 Fox & Associates ... South Seton Ave. S/W Project
  • 07/10 Frank Henry and Chris Jakubiak ... Discuss consulting services
  • 07/11 Frederick County Board of Commissioners ... 3rd Deputy
  • 07/12 Trails Task Force ... Related to Trails on Mountain Land
  • 07/17 Mayor & Fox & Associates ... General Bid Specs
  • 07/26 With Property Owner ... General questions related to possible annexation
  • 07/27 With Bond Counsel ... S. Seton Avenue Bond Signing
  • 08/02 Related to Grand funded generator for Town offices
  • 08/03 With Accountant/Auditor



List of prior months' Town Manager's reports