County briefs

October 02, 2002|by TARA REILLY

Emergency Services director gives update

Washington County Department of Emergency Services Director Joe Kroboth gave the County Commissioners a one-year update on the operation of the department.

He said the number of calls coming in to the 911 Communications Center has increased to nearly 70,000 per year.

CASA representatives accept proclamation

The Washington County Commissioners on Tuesday designated October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Cheryl Eversole and Vicki Sahevandi of Citizens Assisting and Sheltering the Abused (CASA) accepted the proclamation.

CASA has provided comprehensive services to victims of abuse for 25 years and served more than 1,200 individuals in fiscal year 2002, according to a county statement.

County's Amnesty Day collects 7,600 tires

Washington County Public Works Director Gary Rohrer said the county collected 7,600 tires at seven recycling sites during Tire Amnesty Day last weekend.


Five 100-cubic-yard trailers have been loaded and enough tires remain to fill three additional trailers.

Commissioners award certificates of merit

The Washington County Commissioners awarded Certificates of Merit Tuesday to Transportation Director Kevin Cerrone and Deputy Director Craig Pensinger for achieving Certified Community Transportation Manager status from the Community Transportation Association of America.

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