County Relief for Federal Workers


For Immediate Release

County Relief for Federal Workers


Westminster, MD, Thursday, January 17, 2019 – Today, the Carroll County Board of Commissioners (BOC) announced that residents of Carroll County who are financially impacted by the federal government shutdown will be allowed to delay payments on certain bills.

The county promises to work with residents who can show proof of federal employment by developing deferrals and payment plans for water, sewer, real estate and personal property tax bills. 

“We know we have residents affected by the federal shutdown and want to provide any assistance we can to our citizens during this difficult time,” said Commissioner Stephen Wantz, President of the Board of County Commissioners. “Carroll County has historically worked with its citizens in times of challenge and we will continue to do so.”

Qualifying residents are asked to contact the following:

For water, sewer, real estate and personal property taxes, please contact the Collections Office at 410-386-2971.

For any other type of debt collections, please contact the Department of the County Attorney at 410-386-2030.


For additional information, contact:

Chris Winebrenner