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Press Release - Thriving Population Open House Announcement

Last Updated on Aug 30, 2018 at 10:52am | Board of Commissioners

PRESS RELEASE
 
Contact Person:              Deborah Carpenter
                                        Director
                                        Garrett County Department of Planning & Land Management
                                        301-334-1920; dcarpenter@garrettcounty.org
 
Date:                                   August 27, 2018
 
A Thriving Population Open House will be held on Monday, September 10, 2018 at the Garrett College Continuing Education Building Room 111, 687 Mosser Rd, McHenry MD, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  The public is invited and encouraged to attend.  The Continuing Education Building is building 100 on the campus map which can be located at https://www.garrettcollege.edu/campus-map.php.
 
The Thriving Population Open House will focus on matters relating to housing and community facilities and services.  Community facilities and services include K-12 and college level education, libraries, health care, fire and emergency services, public safety, law enforcement and solid waste. The public will have an opportunity to share in the planning process through this Open House and share the way you see the county growing in relation to the subject areas.  The information that is gathered through this meeting will be influential in the development of the Comprehensive Plan.
 
The public is also encouraged to visit the county’s Comprehensive Plan website at https://www.garrettcounty.org/planning-land-development/comprehensive-plan.  At that site access is given to the 2008 Comprehensive Plan as well as other useful information.  There is also a public comment form that can be used to submit comments.  In addition, the public is invited to follow and comment on the Facebook page created and managed by the consultants, AECOM.  It can be found by searching for Garrett County Comprehensive Plan in your Facebook search bar.
 
Any questions can be directed to Chet Parsons, AECOM, at chet.parsons@aecom.com or 304-381-9261 or Deborah Carpenter, Director, Garrett County Planning & Land Management at dcarpenter@garrettcounty.org or 301-334-1924.