Proclamation from Bush is read at meeting
The Washington County Commissioners Tuesday opened their session with a reading from a proclamation by President Bush designating Friday, Sept. 6 through Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002 as National Days of Prayer and Remembrance.
The commissioners followed the reading with a moment of silence.
Commissioners President Gregory I. Snook said last year at this time, the commissioners were presenting a proclamation for 911 Emergency Number Day.
"Little did we know," he said.
10-year payment plan is OK'd for airport loan
The Washington County Commissioners agreed Tuesday to set a 4.5 percent fixed rate for Hagerstown Regional Airport to repay the county's general fund the money it borrowed in June to buy a fuel station.
The commissioners, by a 4-1 vote, agreed the airport fund would repay the money over 10 years.
The Hagerstown Regional Airport borrowed money in June to buy a $790,000 fuel station at the airport from Aero-Smith Inc.