The Washington County Commissioners approved the following fiscal 2009 budget requests Tuesday:
- $25,000 for Discovery Station
- $45,000 for C-Safe
- $3,000 for 27 emergency services companies to help pay for fuel costs for first-responding vehicles.
Home Chemical Safety Week poster contest awards
Commissioners President John F. Barr proclaimed April 20-26 Home Chemical Safety Week in Washington County.
Barr presented a proclamation to Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) co-chairs Kevin Lewis, acting director of Washington County Emergency Services, and Washington County Sheriff Douglas Mullendore.
As a part of Home Chemical Safety Week, the LEPC held a poster contest for fourth-grade students in Washington County Public Schools.