When the Carroll County complex was built in 1999, specifications for the fence around Carter Cemetery changed at the last minute.
The contractor purchased wrought iron gates as the original specs called for. The county paid $1,800 for the gates and stored them for several years.
A year ago I inquired about the gates. With rising metal prices, the gates would be worth about $3,000. I got an answer after three months that the gates were hauled away with scrap chain link fence. I pointed out this was not true. Why would anyone haul new gates to a scrap pile?
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