Developer’s appointment to [Washington County] Planning Commission sparks outrage

Subtitle: Sassan Shaool, president of Washco Developments Inc., was appointed to fill one of two vacancies
Source: Hagerstown Herald Mail
Author: Heather Keels
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Date Published: 03/26/2011

A decision last month by the Washington County Commissioners to appoint developer Sassan Shaool to the Washington County Planning Commission has sparked outrage among members of a local citizens group. “It just seems to all of us that a developer on the planning commission is like putting a fox to oversee the henhouse,” said Jim Laird, President of Citizens for the Protection of Washington County.