HAGERSTOWN, MD (September 24, 2019) –
Washington County Board of County Commissioners
approved the purchase of 17718 Virginia Avenue as the new location for the Board of Elections facility. The approval includes a budget adjustment of $1.4 million which includes $1.25 million for the purchase of the facility and $150,000 for limited renovations for functionality.
County Administrator Rob Slocum said, "Befitting of the location, the facility, and unanimous vote of favor by Board, those in attendance at the public hearing broke out in applause."
The early voting space will offer the opportunity to be used for County meetings and scheduled functions when not in use by the Board of Elections. The former Shop N Save grocery store consists of approximately 32,000 square feet of space.
For additional information, please contact Washington County's Public Relations and Marketing Department at 240-313-2380.