Local votes

October 08, 2006

Hagerstown City Council

Hunters Green Business Park

The Hagerstown City Council on Tuesday voted 2-2 on a request to waive the city's annexation policy for 142.7 acres at Hunters Green Business Park, west of Hagerstown.

Mayor Robert E. Bruchey II broke the tie by voting in favor of the request. Councilman Lewis C. Metzner was absent.

A company known as Hagerstown Venture LLC has an option to buy 91.3 acres at the business park. The Hagerstown-Washington County Industrial Foundation, or CHIEF, owns 51.4 acres there.


Hagerstown Venture LLC and CHIEF jointly made the request.

The city will provide water service to the property without requiring it to be annexed into the city.

There was no indication of who would use the land or for what purpose.

Kristin B. Aleshire - Yes

Kelly S. Cromer - No

Lewis C. Metzner - Absent

Penny M. Nigh - No

Alesia D. Parson-McBean - Yes

Mayor Robert E. Bruchey II - Yes (to break tie)

Antrim Township Supervisors

Creek Farm Village

Motion 1: The Antrim Township Supervisors on Tuesday voted 3-1 against a motion to deny the Creek Farm Village development, but allow the developer to submit plans for a 400- to 500-lot by-right traditional development.

Curtis Myers - For

James Byers - Against

Samuel Miller - Against

Robert Whitmore - Against

Scott Diffenderfer - Absent

Motion 2: The Antrim Township Supervisors on Tuesday later voted 3-1 to deny the Creek Farm Village development.

Byers - For

Miller - For

Whitmore - For

Myers - Against

Diffenderfer - Absent

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