Meetings for public participation are planned in Allegany and Garrett counties. The Allegany County meeting is set for Dec. 9 at 7 p.m at the Allegany College of Maryland auditorium. The Garrett County public meeting is set for Dec. 19 at the Garrett College Continuing Education Building at 7 p.m. The Garrett County meeting will be attended by Edwards and Beitzel, who represent Garrett County.
All delegation meetings are open to the public, but some are designed for the delegation to hear from other public officials or specific organizations.
Additionally, meetings with county commissioners and some other events have been set.
Delegation meetings with county commissioners are coming up Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. with Allegany County and Dec. 17 at 4 p.m. with Garrett County. Other upcoming meetings in Allegany County include the Dec. 4 Allegany County Chamber of Commerce breakfast at the Holiday Inn; a meeting with representatives of the Allegany Museum and officials of the city of Cumberland at the district office. A meeting with the boards of education for both counties is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Dec. 16 at Southern High School.
The National Association of Counties released a report today that features Garrett County. The report suggests counties, regions and communities that can foresee, adapt to and leverage changing economic conditions are best positioned to attract and grow new businesses, retain skilled workers and promote a high quality of life.
Read the report here.
The Board of County Commissioners will be attending the Garrett County Municipality meeting on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 beginning at 7:00 p.m. located at the Chamber of Commerce to discuss the annual tax differential program and coal haul tax eligibility.
The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Deep Creek Marina will be hosting the next Business After Hours on December 12 from 6 pm – 8 pm at 2010 Deep Creek Drive in McHenry.
And to celebrate the season of giving, the Chamber is supporting the local Toys for Tots Campaign to help give children in the area a special gift for the holidays. Bring a new, unwrapped toy for the local "Toys for Tots Campaign" to the December Business After Hours, and receive a free ticket to a future Business After Hours event.
The cost is $6.00 for members paid in advance and $10 for non-members and members paying at the door. Register online at visitdeepcreek.com or contact Carol Hauser by December 11 by emailing email@example.com or calling 301.387.6171.