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Marlborough Cultural Council receives grant

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter

Marlborough-large-web-icon1Marlborough – The City Council voted at its Jan. 27 meeting to accept an $8,585 grant through the Local Cultural Council (LCC) program for fiscal year (FY) 2014. The funding allows the Marlborough Cultural Council to fund worthy arts, humanities, music, and youth-based initiatives throughout the community.

J. David Elmore, chair of the local council, conferred with Mayor Arthur Vigeant in submitting an application to Michael Nagel, fiscal officer for the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Recipients of $1,200 each for special cultural arts projects are:? Kane Elementary School PTO, Jaworek Elementary School PTO, Richer Elementary School and the Hudson Area Arts Alliance.

Among others who will receive financial assistance are:? the Assabet Valley Mastersingers, Chamber Music Metrowest, Friends of the Marlborough Public Library for three programs, Ghost Light Players of Metrowest, Hudson Area Arts Alliance, the Northborough Arts Community Chorus, Marlborough High School Tri-M Music Honor Society for a? “Spring Sing,” and Together We Can Family Network for? Intergenerational Music Concerts.

In other business, councilors approved a $60,680 grant awarded to the Police Department from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security for the FY 2014 State 911 Department Training and EMD/Regulatory Compliance Grant Program.? In a communication to the mayor Police Chief Mark Leonard said it would be utilized to offset personnel costs associated with the dispatching center as well as overtime costs associated with meeting mandated emergency dispatching protocols.

In addition, several appointments by Vigeant were referred to the Personnel Committee.? They are:? Thomas Abel for a three-year term to the Library Board of Trustees, replacing Jean Peters whose term expires in February and re-appointments to the Library Board – Ray Hale, Raymond Johnson, Susan Laufer, Robyn Ripley and Janice Merk.? Also referred to the Personnel Committee is the mayor's reappointment of Linda Clark to the Board of Registrars for a three-year term beginning in April.

 

 

 

 

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