Sharpsburg residents voice concerns about water, sewer bills

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SHARPSBURG — County water and sewer bills in the town of Sharpsburg were the hot-button topics of discussion Tuesday night when the Washington County Board of Commissioners held a meeting at Town Hall.
The commissioners periodically visit towns in the county to hear from residents and town elected officials.
Shoemaker said he knows of other town residents whose water and sewer bills have been $400 and $500.
"I think it’s very important that we’re very careful with the taxpayers’ money," he said.
Residents questioned the commissioners and Pippel as to why water and sewer bills sometimes are significantly lower in other counties in the state.
Wells are much cheaper to operate, she said.

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