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Feb 27, 2019 at 2:00pm
The Garrett County commissioners unanimously approved the county’s 2019 list of state transportation priorities during their public meeting Tuesday afternoon at the courthouse.
Feb 1, 2019 at 10:37am
Members of the recently formed Deep Creek Watershed Sign Committee have been busy preparing proposed changes to the watershed zoning ordinance.
Jan 28, 2019 at 1:11pm
The Garrett County commissioners approved several amendments to the county’s Floodplain Management Ordinance following a public hearing Tuesday afternoon at the courthouse.
Jan 11, 2019 at 9:56am
Garrett County Department of Planning and Land Management Watershed Coordinator Gary Aronhalt presented the Deep Creek Watershed Administrative Council’s annual report to County Commissioners.
Jan 10, 2019 at 2:14pm
Deborah Carpenter, Garrett County Director of Planning & Land Management, has been awarded the MACo Recognition Award for her work in support of issues important to MD counties.
Dec 21, 2018 at 10:03am
“We are very thankful for the approval of the enterprise zone designation here in Garrett County,” said Michael Hough, Director of Garrett County Economic Development.
Dec 17, 2018 at 9:18am
The new permits went on sale October 1, 2018 and will be valid through December 31, 2019.
Dec 17, 2018 at 9:14am
The Garrett County Department of Solid Waste and Recycling announces holiday hours for the landfill and all refuse collection sites.
Nov 28, 2018 at 9:52am
The Western Maryland Delegation will be holding their annual public meeting on December 3, 2017 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Room 111 of the GIEC Building at Garrett College.
Nov 1, 2018 at 9:13am
There is a 30-day public comment period that ends on November 15, 2018.
Oct 25, 2018 at 2:57pm
The purpose of the sessions was to speak to issues/opportunities impacting Garrett County's businesses and citizens & to obtain feedback regarding the future of economic development in Garrett County.
Oct 24, 2018 at 10:07am
Six regional workshops will be held in November & December throughout Maryland. The meetings are part of Maryland's engagement strategy for Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan development.
Oct 22, 2018 at 9:37am
Purchasing agent Brian Bowers said the bid for the Friendsville wastewater treatment plant equalization tank replacement initiative was awarded to BYCO Enterprises.
Oct 18, 2018 at 1:58pm
Due to a lack of public response/participation, the GCED Strategic Planning Listening Session scheduled for Tuesday, October 23rd, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. has been cancelled.
Oct 17, 2018 at 4:32pm
Garrett County Commissioners issue Proclamation proclaiming the week of October 21-27, 2018 as Economic Development Week in Garrett County.