Washington County briefs

November 01, 2006|by TARA REILLY

Tax breaks in line for some residents

Some Hagerstown residents will get a break on Washington County's real property tax.

Property owners in the city's Community Legacy Area who rehabilitate residential property or convert multifamily dwellings into single-family homes are eligible for the tax credits, according to information provided by the county.

The County Commissioners unanimously approved the tax credits Tuesday.

Williamsport library roof to be replaced

A local company will replace the roof at the library in Williamsport.

The Washington County Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a $67,870 contract with Heidler Roofing Services of Hagerstown.

The county anticipates the project will be completed in 60 days, which is the term of the contract.

Two commissioners go to retirement party

Two Washington County Commissioners said Tuesday they attended a retirement party for former county Health Director William Christoffel.

Commissioner Doris J. Nipps and Commissioner James F. Kercheval said Tuesday at a commissioners' meeting that they attended the party Friday.


Christoffel retired after a state investigation alleged he on numerous occasions engaged in sexually harassing behavior while on the job.

Kercheval said the party included highlights of many accomplishments of the Health Department over the past several years.

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