City of Hagerstown, MD
Washington County
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This charter is the municipal corporation charter of Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, the corporate name of which is the "City of Hagerstown."
The terms "city," " municipality," or "municipal corporation" in this charter shall be construed as synonymous.
Whenever the male gender is used, the provisions of that section shall apply equally to the female gender.
The municipal corporation here continued, under its corporate name, has all the privileges of a body corporate, by that name to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded in any court of law or equity, to have and use a common seal and to have perpetual succession, unless the charter and the corporate existence are legally abrogated.
[Last amended 1-27-2009 by Res. No. R-09-02]
A current description of the corporate boundaries of the City, as from time to time amended, shall be on file with the City Clerk at all times, and shall be promptly recorded with the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Washington County.