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Commissioners add to Rural Legacy land preservation, approve a ‘rural business’ zone

February 5, 2024

The county’s agricultural character was front and center during Tuesday’s meeting of the Washington County Board of Commissioners, as they discussed land preservation efforts, mainly in the southern portion of the county, and approved a request for a zoning overlay near its northern border. They approved a request from Rural Preservation Administrator Chris Boggs to apply for $7.6 million in grants from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources for the Rural Legacy Program for Fiscal Year 2025, which begins July 1.

Article Source: Herald Mail Media

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