Washington County cuts 21 staff positions
In an effort to make up for recently projected shortfalls in its 2009 budget, the Washington County Board of Commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday to reduce county staff by 21 positions.
The impact of the elimination of 21 positions amounts to a savings of nearly $1.5 million, a little less than half the expected $3.2 million budget reduction the county plans to make over the next several weeks.
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