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Hagerstown City Council briefs

June 23, 2009|By DAN DEARTH

Curb and sidewalk task force members' names released



The City of Hagerstown on Tuesday released the names of residents who will serve on a task force to review the policy that governs curb and sidewalk replacement.

Among other things, the task force will examine ways to mitigate the expense that residents incur to replace their curbs and sidewalks.

The following residents were chosen to serve on the task force: Councilwoman Ashley C. Haywood, Joseph Caha, Scott Frazier, Joseph Marschner, Mike Stanford, Larry Wisherd, Mary McPherson (who will represent the Washington County Health Department), City Engineer Rodney Tissue, Assistant City Engineer Jim Bender, Construction Inspector Danny Poffenberger and one of the city's attorneys.

Hagerstown, county to study Professional Court extension



The City of Hagerstown and Washington County will split the cost to conduct a traffic study to determine the feasibility of extending Professional Court to Robinwood Drive.

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On Tuesday, the city council voted 4-0 to approve the traffic study, which will cost $25,811.78.

Councilman Lewis C. Metzner was absent.

The city's share of the project will be paid for using proceeds from the excise tax and developer contributions, according to city documents.

Sabra Wang & Associates of Baltimore submitted the winning bid.

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