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Commissioners Vote To Hold Off On Preliminary Engineering Agreement With CSX

September 30th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Commissioners on Thursday voted to hold off on entering into a preliminary engineering agreement with CSX Transportation.  The proposed agreement would be for engineering work for safety upgrades for the Moss Avenue grade crossing at the Allegany County Fairgrounds. Upon learning that it hasn’t been determined yet whether the county or CSX would get the bill for the actual improvement project- Commissioners President Jake Shade objected…


4 Responses to “Commissioners Vote To Hold Off On Preliminary Engineering Agreement With CSX”

  1. September 30, 2019 at 9:56 am, mac said:

    Maybe the commissioners are starting to learn that CSX is bringing in their big city lawyers to bamboozle the local rubes here in Allegany county.
    The locals already own all of the bridges, now they will find out that CSX is trying to get them to believe they own all of the crossings.


  2. October 01, 2019 at 3:52 am, Mark said:

    Exactly. CSX is shifting THEIR costs on to the taxpayers and so called government leaders go along! And CSX probably doesn’t even have to bribe the clowns anymore.


  3. October 01, 2019 at 11:21 am, mac said:

    There must be some way for the city to research all agreements and contracts between them and CSX. That way there will be no surprises when these situations crop up.
    Isn’t there a legal department (person)?
    Isn’t that what they are supposed to do?
    Why is the city always dumbfounded when this happens?


    • October 01, 2019 at 11:22 am, mac said:

      > Change city to county.


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