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Williamsport

September 25, 2007

Mayor: James G. McCleaf II, 301-223-7094

Assistant Mayor: Monty R. Jones, 301-331-2538

Town Council:

Gloria J. Bitner, 301-223-8531

Jeff Cline, 301-331-0383

Anthony "Tony" Drury, 301-223-7138

Earle R. Pereschuk Sr., 301-223-7921

James C. Kalbfleisch, 301-223-5113

Meetings: The second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. Work sessions are held on the first Monday of each month (except over the summer) at 6:30 p.m.

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Town Hall: 301-223-7711

Police: By contract with the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

Population: 2,203

History: Founded in 1787 by Gen. Otho Holland Williams. The town was George Washington's first choice for the U.S. capital, but he gave up on the idea after seeing the Potomac River's unnavigable rapids. Williamsport was incorporated in 1823.

Electricity: Purchased from Allegheny Power and distributed by the town.

Telephone company: Verizon, 301-954-6230. For questions about a late bill or shut-off notice, call 301-954-6240.

Water and sewer: The town purchases water from Hagerstown. The town contracts sewer service from the Washington County Department of Water Quality. The town bills for these services quarterly.

Cable TV: Antietam Cable, 301-797-5000

Recycling: Curbside recycling weekly; set items out Thursday night.

Trash pickup: Fridays

Parks: William D. Byron Memorial Park in center of town and Potomac Park along River Park Drive

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