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Celebrating 150 Years in Garrett County, Maryland: 1872-2022

April 2020

Apr 29, 2020 at 4:00pm, Communications Office
Garrett County leaders met with local realtors this week to discuss plans for the reopening of local rental units when the time comes.
Apr 29, 2020 at 2:21pm, Communications Office
Garrett County Community Action, the Garrett County Health Department, and various local volunteer fire companies have begun a collaborative initiative in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Apr 29, 2020 at 12:21pm, Board of Commissioners
The Public Meeting of Monday, May 4, 2020 will begin at 4:00 pm via live streaming.
Apr 27, 2020 at 3:21pm, Collection Office
Apr 27, 2020 at 1:48pm, Communications Office
Garrett County leaders will follow Governor Hogan’s guidance to determine the time to implement his ‘Maryland Strong: Roadmap to Recovery’ plan which he released on Friday.
Apr 27, 2020 at 1:46pm, Communications Office
Regular meetings and planning continue for the ongoing local COVID-19 response, but most of this work is behind the scenes. The Joint Information Center team wanted to share some “good news” today.
Apr 24, 2020 at 12:16pm, Communications Office
The Garrett County Joint Information Center is directing all questions and local offers of donations related to COVID-19 to Garrett County Community Action.
Apr 24, 2020 at 7:20am, Solid Waste and Recycling
The 2019 Maryland Recycling Act Recycling Reports originally due on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 are now due on Friday, May 15, 2020.
Apr 23, 2020 at 1:29pm, Human Resources
GC Gov't is accepting applications for a full-time position as Office Coordinator for the State’s Attorney Office. Applications will be accepted via email, fax, or mail
Apr 22, 2020 at 2:52pm, Communications Office
Garrett County Government Director of Finance, Scott Weeks, reported that the county has been monitoring the probable impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on the county budget.
Apr 20, 2020 at 2:43pm, Communications Office
The coronavirus is so new that researchers are still learning about how it is transmitted and how we can reduce the spread of the virus; thus, the CDC recommendations are regularly updated.
Apr 17, 2020 at 4:20pm, Communications Office
The Governor’s statewide Order to wear cloth face coverings is worrying some residents, but it doesn’t need to; the face coverings can be simple.
Apr 16, 2020 at 4:29pm, Communications Office
Yesterday Governor Hogan announced an executive order which requires the wearing of face coverings when inside any retail or foodservice establishment or when riding any form of public transportation.
Apr 15, 2020 at 2:58pm, Communications Office
Because Garrett County is known as a tourist destination, maintaining the safety of local residents during the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging for local health and government officials.
Apr 15, 2020 at 12:15pm, Board of Commissioners
The Board of County Commissioners Next Public Meeting on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 will be Live Streamed at
Apr 14, 2020 at 10:51am, Communications Office
We may be separated by social distancing and stay at home orders, but we are united in a common goal of winning the fight against the coronavirus. #CoverGC
Apr 13, 2020 at 7:39pm, Department of Public Works - Roads Division
Accident Bittinger Road re-open 04/13/20
Apr 13, 2020 at 11:15am, Department of Public Works - Roads Division
Apr 10, 2020 at 4:53pm, Communications Office
The Garrett County Commissioners would like to remind anyone traveling to the County, despite Governor Hogan’s Stay at Home directive, must self-quarantine for 14 days.
Apr 10, 2020 at 4:52pm, Communications Office
The Garrett County Commissioners would like to remind anyone who travels to the county, from outside the state, is required to self-quarantine for 14 days.
Apr 10, 2020 at 2:25pm, Communications Office
The Governor has given local health officials the authority to require modification of operations or to close businesses that are not complying with social distancing guidelines.
Apr 9, 2020 at 9:23am, Communications Office
The Board of Garrett County Commissioners recently voted to purchase a property located at 32 Outfitters Way, McHenry, Maryland for a new county Emergency Operations Center.
Apr 8, 2020 at 4:16pm, Board of Commissioners
Garrett County Health Department reported today that testing numbers and negative results continue to grow, while the positive cases of COVID-19 remains at four.
Apr 8, 2020 at 1:53pm, Communications Office
The Board of Garrett County Commissioners held its recent public meeting via virtual meeting on Monday, April 7, 2020.
Apr 8, 2020 at 1:00pm, Board of Commissioners
Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the vacation rental market, the Board of County Commissioners for Garrett County has authorized an Accommodation Tax deferral.
Apr 6, 2020 at 2:38pm, Board of Commissioners
Garrett County Health Department today reported a fourth positive COVID-19 case in the county. The fourth case is a woman in her 20s who traveled outside of the area.
Apr 6, 2020 at 11:40am, Solid Waste and Recycling
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, plastic recycling will be suspended as the contracted recycling company is no longer able to accept the #1 and #2 plastics.
Apr 6, 2020 at 8:55am, Board of Commissioners
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Apr 5, 2020 at 12:48pm, Communications Office
As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to study the spread and effects of the novel coronavirus across the United States, the local recommendations are updated.
Apr 3, 2020 at 3:08pm, Communications Office
Garrett County agencies continue to work together to prepare for a time when there is an increased number of positive COVID-19 cases in the county.
Apr 3, 2020 at 10:25am, Board of Commissioners
Only essential businesses are permitted to remain open and employers are asked to give their employees documentation to travel to and from work.
Apr 2, 2020 at 12:58pm, Communications Office
The Garrett County Emergency Service organizations have been working with each other to collaborate and organize response efforts in the community in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 1, 2020 at 9:46am, Board of Commissioners
A newly developed local small business loan program designed to assist Garrett County small businesses through the COVID-19 health crisis has been announced.