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The Contributions of Rural Maryland to Our Shared Quality of Life:
A Story of Misunderstanding & Neglect
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Maryland Rural Counties Coalition

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Allegany County Board of Zoning Appeals Public Notice (November 13, 2015)
At 12:55 p.m. November 13, 2015, the Allegany County Board of Zoning Appeals voted 3-0 to deny the application by Dan's Mountain Windforce, LLC for both variances and a special exception to construct a 17 unit industrial wind farm project on Dan's Mountain in Allegany County. A formal opinion will be issued by the Board of Zoning Appeals within the next 30 days, and will be posted on the Allegany County website. Questions or inquiries regarding the Board's action can be directed to Board Attorney Wesley W. McKee at (301) 724-7400.

Continuum of Care Program:  This is designed to promote communitywide committment to the goal of ending homelessness.  The Priority Listing for Allegany County COC FY 2015 Projects is attached.  Read More The CoC Application is attached. Read more.


Veterans Honored by Allegany County Commissioners:

Allegany County Government supports veterans in word and action and currently employs 30 veterans with 284 total years of military service. Larry E. Schlossnagle, Risk Management, Allegany County Department of Human Resources and Personnel Services, was in the National Guard for 35 years and served one year of active duty in Iraq. Schlossnagle read the names of these employees during a recent ceremony. All veterans present, Allegany County Government employees as well as members of the general public, were asked to stand and be recognized. Allegany County has been honored by the United States Department of Defense with the Above and Beyond Award for outstanding service and continuing support to the national defense. Read News Release.



Unveil the Trail! Ceremony & Celebration: The Allegany County Commissioners are responsible for maintaining 22 miles of the trail from Cumberland to the Mason-Dixon line. The Great Allegany Passage crossing at the intersection of Valley and Lee Streets in Cumberland was unsafe. Trail users now can avoid the dangerous road crossing via a new trail underpass.    Brett Showalter, featured cyclist, had the honor to “bike and break” the green, yellow, and orange construction tape for the underpass ribbon cutting ceremony. Allegany County Department of Public Works Project Engineer, Daniel S. DeWitt, is on the left. Read News Release. Read Display Board.

40 YEARS OF KEEPING PACE - - - TRAVELING THROUGH HISTORY WITH AN EYE ON OUR FUTURE. Allegany and Garrett Counties present Mountain Maryland PACE is a collaborative effort to advance Allegany and Garrett Counties. Positive Attitudes Change Everything! PACE depends on the participation and financial support of businesses, individuals, organizations, and other entities. Join your fellow Mountain Marylanders in Annapolis at the PACE Reception on Thursday evening, January 21, 2016 and the PACE Breakfast on Friday morning, January 22, 2016. PACE questions? T 304-726-7040, , .



Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event – A Success!

  • 4,260 pounds of material was collected for safe and legal disposition.

  • 76% of individuals were first-time participants in this collection event.

  • 112 cars arrived during this five hour, free of charge collection event.

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Compost Site Schedule: Allegany County operates a supervised compost site in the North Branch Industrial Park, 11700 PPG Road. The fall schedule ends on Sunday, November 29. The winter schedule begins on Tuesday, December 1. Read More.

Allegany County’s Hunter Douglas Leadership Team was joined at the 25th anniversary celebration by the Fabrication Division President, Randy Liken, left, from Hunter Douglas headquarters in Pearl River, New York.

25th Anniversary
Hunter Douglas is the leading manufacturer of custom-made window coverings in North America. Hunter Douglas came to Allegany County in 1990. Now, Cumberland is the largest of Hunter Douglas’s three fabrication plants in the United States. With a workforce of 850, Hunter Douglas is Allegany County’s fourth largest employer. Read Citation

Public Information Request Representative:

Allegany County Government’s representative who is registered with the Office of the Attorney General as required by the Maryland General Assembly 2015 Regular Session House Bill 0674 is Bretta Reinhard, Public Information Officer, Allegany County Government, 701 Kelly Road, Cumberland, MD  21502-2803, T 301-777-2526 X 124,


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November 19, 2015


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Public Meeting
November 5, 2015

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Public Meeting
October 22, 2015

2015 Gaming Presentation


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Public Meeting
October 8, 2015


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September 24, 2015


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Public Meeting
September 17, 2015



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Continuum of Care Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)


Allegany County Commissioners
Department of Emergency Services

Consulting Report
Internal Controls

Dan's Mountain Wind Farm
Electromagnetic Interference Analysis
May 2014

Dan's Mountain Wind Farm
Electromagnetic Interference Analysis
October 2014


The Homeowner's Tax Credit Program
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