MIDDLETOWN — Town Council members on Monday accepted the resignation Councilwoman Carole Snyder Jones.

Jones resigned Dec. 31 after serving on council for eight years. She cited a family medical issue as the reason for stepping down.

Members also approved making Zoning Director Michele Snyder the interim zoning administrator.

Snyder recently submitted her resignation after working in Middletown’s Zoning Department for about two years. She has said she is leaving to take a position with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The change in title as interim will allow the town to reach out to Snyder when needed until a replacement is hired.

In other matters:

• IDeal Furniture owner Tim Allowatt presented to Middletown Fire Chief Mark Dalton a check for $1,030.

Allowatt explained that, with the help of 7-11 in Middletown, he was able to raise the money for the volunteer fire department.

• Shawn Graber, a member of the Frederick County Board of Supervisors, announced that he would be holding a town hall meeting at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 25 at the Middletown Town Hall to allow people to come in and ask questions.

Graber said he invited the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office as well as a Frederick County School Board member to the meeting.

• Mayor Charles Harbaugh announced there will be a 5K run at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 15.

The race, which is sponsored by Shenandoah Valley Runners, starts and ends at the Town Hall, he said.

All active members of the Town Council were present at the meeting.

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