Hagerstown and Washington County officials don’t see eye to eye on several issues, mostly centered on public safety services, that could involve millions in public money. Hagerstown officials say city taxpayers are paying more than their share — in effect, being double-taxed — for services like the 911 emergency call center and firefighter training facilities. Some city leaders say county elected officials aren’t communicating with their city counterparts about those issues.
City, county disagreements smolder over fire, emergency services
April 21, 2021