Archive for June, 2014

June 26th, 2014 No Comments

(Released April 2014) There has been a lot of discussion about the pros and cons of incorporating the LLA community. What are the Pros? 1) We stand to gain direct spending control over $1.1 million that we cannot get as an HOA. This is money LLA residents already pay in State and County taxes that

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June 26th, 2014 No Comments

(Released March 2014) A recent story and editorial in the Frederick News-Post helped focus attention on an effort by residents of Lake Linganore to consider whether or not to incorporate into a town. An ad hoc committee was appointed by the LLA Board in 2009 to examine the impacts, both positive and negative, of incorporating

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June 26th, 2014 No Comments

(Released February 2014) A New County Government is Coming Last November charter government was voted on and approved by the citizens of Frederick County. The charter’s legislative districts have been drawn so that our community WILL BE CUT INTO TWO SEPARATE DISTRICTS. What does this mean? Our representation will be split between two County Council

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June 26th, 2014 No Comments

(Released January 2014) The LLA ad-hoc Municipal Incorporation Organizing Committee, (MIOC) held workshops in September 2013 and has been busy arranging for the next step—a petition to the Frederick County Board of County Commissioners, (BoCC) requesting authorization to pursue the incorporation of Lake Linganore at Eaglehead. There were many questions that had to be answered

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June 26th, 2014 No Comments

(Released May 2013) It has been a while since the LLA ad-hoc Committee on Municipal Incorporation (MIC) has published an update, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been busy! As noted in prior updates, the question of Municipal Incorporation has been brought up many times in the past, but no comprehensive analysis of the issue

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June 26th, 2014 No Comments

(Released October 2012) Members: John Allemang, Rick Brace, Charlotte Dusold, Mark Koehler, Charlotte Baker and Eric Powell The Municipal Incorporation Committee (MIC) normally meets on the first Saturday of each month at the LLA office at 9AM, but this is subject to change according to member availability. At our last meeting, we reviewed recently acquired

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June 24th, 2014 No Comments

by Christine Dagostino Many people who live by the lake are surprised to discover that typical landscaping may not only harm the lake, but may also lead to a loss of the natural shoreline. Natural beauty, cover, and food for the shore and aquatic life are destroyed when shorelines are bulkheaded and vegetation close to

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June 23rd, 2014 No Comments

Boy Scout Troop 628 (Lake Linganore / New Market) would like to extend sincere thanks to the Lake Linganore community for supporting its recent mulch/doughnut sale. Proceeds from this annual sale provide a valuable Scouting experience throughout the year. Recently the Troop hiked a 40-mile portion of the Appalachian Trail (May 23 – May 26).

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June 6th, 2014 No Comments

Foreword of Clarification: Director James Schultz has done a lot of personal research into the issue of incorporation and his article is his own opinion. Some LLA members apparently have interpreted his article as representing the position of the entire LLA Board of Directors, but this is not the case. The LLA Board of Directors

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