Local Opportunity Zones

“The Opportunity Zone program allows Maryland to attract capital to energize the development of communities that have not traditionally seen private-sector investment, and they will be a game-changer for Maryland.” – Kenneth C. Holt, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.

Celebrate Groundhog Day!

  Join local agricultural vendors as we celebrate with Felix at Groundhog Day 2019! Enjoy a wine tasting experience with award winning wines poured by our host, Big Cork Vineyard. There will also be a passport provided to each attendee which will encourage the tasting of foods from vendors that will include: cheese, beef, pork, […]


RS-2018-28 Adopted/Effective Date:  12.18.2018 Description: A Resolution Authorizing and Empowering County Commissioners of Washington County (the “County”), Pursuant to and in accordance with the Maryland Economic Development Revenue Bond Act (the “Act”), to Issue and Sell, at One Time or From Time to Time, as Limited Obligations and Not Upon its Faith and Credit or […]


RS-2018-27 Adopted/Effective Date:  12.11.2018 Description: Resolution – Award of a contract for the purchase of six (6) 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe Police Pursuit Vehicles (“Pursuit Vehicles”) to Hertrich Fleet, of Milford, Delaware, under an intergovernmental cooperative purchasing arrangement with the State of Maryland Department of General Services Office of Procurement and Logistics (“State of Maryland”), pursuant […]

BOCC – Randall Wagner

  RANDALL WAGNER, a first-term County Commissioner. He was born and raised in Washington County. Mr. Wagner graduated from North Hagerstown High School and is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard, where he served for 4 years. He worked at Mack Truck for 17 years. Mr. Wagner then became a small business owner […]

BOCC – Cort Meinelschmidt

  CORT F. MEINELSCHMIDT, a first-term County Commissioner, was born and raised in Washington County.  Cort served in the Navy as a Rescue Swimmer for nearly 7 years.  On Sept 30th, 2003, the Department of the Navy conferred upon Cort, the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, for “the superior performance of his duties”, and “more notably, 15 […]

BOCC – Wayne Keefer

  WAYNE KEEFER, a second-term County Commissioner, was first appointed to a vacancy by Maryland Governor Lawrence J. Hogan in 2016, and was subsequently elected to a full, four-year term in 2018. He is a lifelong resident of Hancock, and a 2004 graduate of Hancock Middle-Senior High School. Mr. Keefer holds an A.S. degree in […]

BOCC – Jeff Cline

  JEFFREY A. “JEFF” CLINE, President, a second-term County Commissioner, serves as Vice President of the Board of County Commissioners and is a Williamsport, Maryland, resident.  He is a graduate of Williamsport High School and Hagerstown Community College.  Mr. Cline has experience as a realtor since 2003.  He graduated from the Maryland Association of Realtors’ […]

BOCC – Terry Baker

  TERRY L. BAKER, Vice-President, a fourth-term County Commissioner, was first elected in 2006, and serves as President of the Board of County Commissioners.  He is a 1973 graduate of Williamsport High School, a 1975 graduate of Hagerstown Community College and a 1978 graduate of Auburn University, with a bachelor’s degree in Education.  Mr. Baker retired […]