HAGERSTOWN, MD (March 21, 2018) – Due to a re-evaluation of weather and road conditions, all non-essential Washington County Government offices and facilities will be closing at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

All essential personnel are expected to report. Essential personnel include the heads of all divisions and departments within the County. It also includes personnel designated within the following areas: Hagerstown Regional Airport, Parks and Facilities Department, Division of Emergency Services, Highway Department, Sheriff's Office, Solid Waste Department, Transit Department, and Department of Water Quality.

The Solid Waste Department will be closing all facilities. This includes Forty West Landfill and all four transfer stations: Dargan, Greensburg, Hancock, and Kaetzel. Essential personnel will be on site for snow removal.

The Division of Plan Review and Permitting Board of Zoning Appeals hearing scheduled tonight for 7:00 p.m. is canceled and will be rescheduled at a date to be determined.

We continue to urge those who must venture out onto the roads to use caution.

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