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WELCOME
to the
TOWN OF
UNION BRIDGE

Welcome to the official website for the Town of Union Bridge.

 

Union Bridge is located in the heart of the Piedmont Plateau on the western edge of Carroll County. The gently rolling terrain and meandering streams offer outstanding rural scenes at every turn in the road.

 

Settled as a farming community well before the Revolutionary War, Union Bridge was chartered by the Maryland General Assembly on May 2, 1872.

 

The town’s leading industries are the Lehigh Portland Cement Company and the Maryland Mid-land Railroad located on North Main Street.

 

Visit our "History" page for more information about our small and beautiful communities past.

 

The town's  Code of Ordinances (pdf) and the Union Bridge Town Charter (pdf).

 

GENERAL INFORMATION
 

The Proposal shall be evaluated in accordance with the evaluation criteria set forth in this Request for Proposal (RFP).
By clicking on any portion of this notice, the complete RFP can be viewed. All questions pertaining to the format of this RFP shall be directed to:

 

Mike Reynolds
Circuit Rider
Town of Union Bridge
104 W. Locust Street
Union Bridge, MD 21791

 

ALL QUESTIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN WRITING. A written response, including the question, will be faxed or emailed to all potential vendors.
 

The award shall be made to the responsible bidder whose proposal is determined, in writing, to be the most favorable for the Town of Union Bridge, taking into account all the evaluation criteria set forth in this RFP. The Town of Union Bridge reserves the right to reject any and all proposals submitted in response to this RFP. Furthermore, the Town reserves the right to select the bid that is in the best interest of the Town and is not bound to select the lowest bid in accordance with Union Bridge Town Code 20-60 (c).
 

The Town of Union Bridge, Maryland is soliciting proposals for the replacement of an existing 1.25 galvanize water line with 400’ of 2" HDPE and the renewal of three (3) 3/4" house connections as defined in the Statement of Work, General Description.
 

Sealed proposals will be accepted by the Town of Union Bridge at the Town Office until 10:00 a.m. on December 13, 2023, at which time the proposals will be opened and read aloud publicly. Proposals received after the closing time will be returned to the bidders unopened. Proposals will not be accepted by fax, phone or email. A Contract Services Agreement will be drawn between the selected contractor and the Town and the award made subject to approval of the bid by the Town Council at the January 8, 2024 Town Council Work Session.

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Visit our "EVENTS" page for exciting new Holiday Events coming in December

If you need assistance, have questions or want more information about the Annual Water Report site, contact the Town Office

Pay your

Water and Sewer Bill

online

PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS

Click on the button above. This will open a new page to the online billing site. Follow the instructions to register (first time users). Further instructions on how to use the site are provided on the billing page.

Heritage Committee Information:

 

Jim Rowe - (410) 775-9939 or buttersburg@verizon.net

 

 

West Carroll Rec Council:

 

www.gowcrc.org

Dream Big Union Bridge:

 

Meetings are held the 1st Thursday of every month at St. James Lutheran Church, Social Hall starting promptly at 6:00 pm.

(If the Thursday falls on a holiday, the meeting will be the following Thursday).

Everyone is welcome as it is a Volunteer Organization.

For more information: 443-340-6305 or ravent16@yahoo.com

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Storm Water Management is crucial to remove rain water from our streets during storms. Click on the picture above for more information about how you can help keep our streets from flooding!

Commemorative Lapel Pins

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The Town of Union Bridge is selling Commemorative Lapel Pins. The enamel pin with a magnetic backing, depicts the official Town Seal. You can purchase the pin at the Town Hall for the price of $5 each

Commemorative Token

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The Town of Union Bridge is also selling the special 150th Year Commemorative Token for just $3 each. Get yours at the town office.

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Military Street Banners

As a way to recognize those who have served in our armed forces, the Town of Union Bridge is proud to honor our local veterans by annually posting 

“We Proudly Honor”

banners. Currently, there are a total of 58 banners proudly adorning our Main Street corridor. These banners allow our community and visitors to our town, see how proud we are of our communities men and women who have served our nation’s military service branches. The banners are placed on either our decorative light poles or telephone poles along Main Street from the middle of May to the middle of November. We offer the opportunity for family and friends to publicly honor veterans (alive or deceased) that have served our country in its times of need.

To obtain a banner at a cost of $105.00, an application must be completed. You can obtain an application at the town office during normal business hours OR click on the banner image above, print it out and bring it to the town office.

 

A copy of the service member's DD214 must be provided as proof of service as well as a clear photo of the service member when you submit your application.

 

Each banner that is posted along Main Street will proudly display your veterans name, service picture, branch of service, service era and service time.

 

Click HERE for a map of the locations for the banners along Main Street.

Union Bridge
2024 TOWN PLAN REVIEW

NOTICE


The Union Bridge Town Planning & Zoning Commission is giving Notice that it is beginning the process of reviewing the Town Plan, adopted 2008, as amended through 2014, i.e. Union Bridge Community Comprehensive Plan. The entire notice is available by clicking on the above title or by going to the "NOTICES" page of this website.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

2024 Carroll County MML Scholarship opportunity

The Carroll County Chapter of the Maryland Municipal League is pleased to offer three (3) $1,000 scholarships to Carroll County High School students who have been accepted into a College or University or Carroll County students currently enrolled in a College or University in a Graduate or Undergraduate program for the 2024-2025 school year. We are requesting that you share this scholarship opportunity with your students.

 

The application must be the 2024 Application Form and must be received at the Town of Hampstead Office by 4:00 p.m. on or before Friday, April 26, 2024.

 

Please submit completed application to:

 

Council Member Dave Unglesbee

MML Scholarship Chairperson

Hampstead Town Office

1034 South Carroll Street

Hampstead, Maryland 21074

 

Questions should be directed to Council Member Unglesbee, 443-289-6009 or askdaveu@aol.com.

NEWS

All the Latest Updates

Quarterly Newsletter

 

2024 - First Quarter Newsletter

 

JANUARY/FEBRUARY/MARCH

Down to Earth Quarterly Newsletter

 

Area News

 

 

  • Solar Project StatusPlease go to the following link for the updated status of the solar project:

 

Public Service Commission Case #9483

 

  • Annual Water Quality Report

 

The annual report for 2022 is available at:   unionbridgewaterqualityreport.com

 

You can also view this report on the "Town Services" page.

 

  • Veteran Tribute


A tribute, 51 years overdue for a hometown Vietnam War hero, has been erected along Route 75 near Shepherds Mill Road, honoring his sacrifice for our country. Russell Milberry was drafted and arrived in Vietnam just 2 days before his 20th birthday and died just 5 days later. Visit the following link for more about Russell:

   https://www.wmar2news.com/news/veterans/a-tribute-51-years-overdue-for-fallen-vietnam-war-hero

  • Union Bridge members speak about Deputy Brian Colussy

 

Visit the link below to see the Carroll County Times story on Deputy Colussy

 

http://www.carrollcountytimes.com/multimedia/videos/93554714-132.html

 

 

  • PROPOSED “UTILITY SCALE SOLAR GENERATION FACILITY”

  

For additional information: Solar Facility Presentation and Site pictures at St. Mary's University in Emmittsburg, MD.

UPCOMING MEETINGS

Council Meeting:

Meetings begin at 7 PM

 

  • January 22, 2024

  • February 26, 2024

  • March 25, 2024 

  • April 22, 2024

  • May 20, 2024

  • June 24, 2024

  • July 22, 2024

  • August 26, 2024

  • September 23, 2024

  • October 28, 2024

  • November 25, 2024

  • December 23, 2024

 

 

Council Work Session:

Meetings begin at 6:30 PM

 

  • January 8, 2024

  • February 12, 2024 - Agenda

  • March 11, 2024

  • April 8, 2024

  • May 13, 2024

  • June 10, 2024

  • July 8, 2024

  • August 12, 2024

  • September 9, 2024

  • October 7, 2024

  • November 4, 2024

  • December 9, 2024

 

 

Planning & Zoning Commission:

Meetings begin at 6:30 PM

 

  • January 18, 2023

  • February 15, 2024 - Agenda

  • March 21, 2024

  • April 18, 2024

  • May 16, 2024

  • June 20, 2024

  • July 18, 2024

  • August 15, 2024

  • September 19, 2024

  • October 17, 2024

  • November 21, 2024

  • December 19, 2024

Community Services

These services are provided for qualified citizens of Union Bridge and Carroll County. 

Habitat's Critical Home Repair Program - Carroll County

Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope,

 

Click the image to visit the website to get more information about the organization, how you can help and who can get help from the organization.

LIFELINE SERVICES
IN MARYLAND

Lifeline Awareness week is September 20-24, 2021. Lifeline is a federal program that helps limited income consumers pay for their telephone and internet services by providing a monthly discount. The cost of the program is shared by all telephone customers.

In Maryland the program is called Tel-Life.

Do I qualify for Lifeline services?

You are eligible for Lifeline if you or your dependent meet one of the below criteria:

 

·      Earn 135% or less of the federal poverty limit

          OR

·      Participate in one of these programs:

o   Food Supplemental Program (SNAP)

o   Medicaid

o   Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

o   Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)

o   Veterans Pension or Survivors Pension

o   Certain Tribal Programs

 

What services are covered by Lifeline?

 

You can apply Lifeline assistance to one of these options:

·      Existing voice-fixed (home phone)

·      Existing voice-mobile (cell phone)

·      Standalone broadband internet

       (mobile or fixed)

·      Existing or new bundles of voice

       (fixed or mobile) and broadband internet

 

For more information and to learn how to apply for Lifeline, check out the following links:

Lifeline Services

How to Apply (English)

How to Apply (Spanish)

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Human Services Programs 

of Carroll County, Inc.

Do you need assistance with rent or utilities? Use the links below to reach out to Human Services.

 

Carroll County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

English

Spanish

 

 

Carroll County Home Energy Program

Website

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CONTACT US

Union Bridge Town Hall

104 W Locust St, Union Bridge, MD 21791, USA

Phone: 1-410-775-2711

Fax: 1-410-775-1095

Office Hours: Monday - Friday  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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