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

Town Manager's Report

Prepared by David Haller


  • Staff repaired a number of street and stop signs

  • Staff has repaired a number of street lights

  • Staff installed a new bulletin board at 22 East Main Street

  • Staff cleaned East and West Main Street

  • Staff cold patched a few streets and pot holes


  • The meters at the water treatment plant were calibrated and they checked-out fine and were accurate.

  • The roughing filters are now being backwashed twice everyday and the DE filters are  being done once every week

  • The 500,000 gal. water storage tank was just inspected and is in good shape

  • Water production and consumption.  We produced and purchased an average of 297,806 gpd.  We consumed an average of 277,392 gpd.

    • The difference is "Backwash Water" ...(6.9%).   We purchased 38,000 gals. of water from MSM this month.

    • 47.27       of this water came from wells 

    •   0.425% of this water came from Mt. St. Mary's

    • 52.303% of this water came from Rainbow Lake 


  • The flow meters at the pumping station and the wastewater treatment plant have been calibrated

  • We received about 3.8 inches of precipitation this month (the average is 3.8 inches)

    • We have exceeded the average precipitation by 3.5" over the last six months.  The average precipitation for the period from November 1 thru April 30 is 21.5" and we have received 25.0" for that period

  • Wastewater Treatment:

    • We treated an average of 544,000 gpd (consumed 277,392 gpd) which means that 49.0% of the wastewater treated this month was "wild water"

    • We experienced no spills of untreated sewerage during the month of April

    • We exceeded the plant's design capacity on three days in the Month of April

    • 04/14  934,000 gal.;   04/15  3,289,000 gal.;   04/16  1,053,000 gal;       


  • Trash pickup will remain Monday and Thursday for the Month of May, 2007, with the exception of Monday, May 28, 2007 


  • Staff worked on the ball fields in Community Park

  • Staff made standard checks of all parks ---trash cans, bathrooms, etc.

  • Staff worked on the horseshoe pits in all parks

  • Staff did some painting on the pavilion in Community Park

Meetings Attended:

  • 04/04 Budget meeting with the Mayor

  • 04/05 South Seton Ave. project progress meeting

  • 04/16 Staff Budget meeting

  • 04/16 Meeting with MSM staff to answer some planning issues

  • 04/20 FY2008 Budget meeting

  • 04/23 Meeting with Sheriff and SHA - Commercial traffic

  • 04/30 FY2008 Budget Meeting



List of prior months' Town Manager's reports