State Funds $100K for St. Mary's to Replace Public Park Lights


ANNAPOLIS—Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown and the Board of Public Works approved $100,000 in Program Open Space funds for St. Mary's County at Wednesday's meeting in Annapolis.

The St. Mary’s County government will receive $100,000 to replace the 20-year-old field lighting systems on the football/lacrosse field at Dorsey Park and the baseball field at Fifth District Park with a lighting that is energy efficient and minimizes light pollution.

The three-member Board of Public Works is comprised of Governor O’Malley (chair), Treasurer Nancy Kopp and Comptroller Peter Franchot. The BPW is authorized by the General Assembly to approve major construction and consultant contracts, equipment purchases, property transactions and other procurement actions.

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