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

Watch the Presentation on Youtube!

Part 1
, Part 2, Part 3
Part 4,
Part 5

 

 

 

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Allegany County Government Top News:

 

Fire Hydrant Flushing September Schedule: Residents may experience some water discoloration during the flushing process. Questions may be directed to the Allegany County Department of Public Works – Utilities Division – Bowling Green Field Office, 301-729-3311, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Read Schedule.


The Holding Hands for Haley Foundation
Haley House, a native of Allegany County, lost her life to brain cancer at the tender age of nine. She was an inspirational and tenacious hero to many individuals. Her parents, Richard “Buddy” and Jennifer, center and sixth from the right, respectively, have now established a foundation. The Allegany County Commissioners welcomed the Houses as well as foundation board members and supporters. September is Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month. Visit the foundation’s website: www.holdinghandsforhaleyfoundation.org /Read Citation
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Learn more about the Haley House Foundation


Maryland Renter’s Tax Credit Program: September 1 Application Deadline:
Waiting until the last minute is not recommended. Read More.


Dans Mountain Wind Force, LLC: Public Notice: The Allegany County Board of Zoning Appeals Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 9:00 a.m., Allegany County Fairgrounds - Multipurpose Purpose Building, Moss Avenue, Potomac Park, near Cumberland, Maryland, is postponed.  Read More.


National Recovery Month: prevention works, treatment is effective, and people can and do recover from substance use and mental disorders. The Allegany County Health Department can help. Read More. 


Left to right: The Allegany County Commissioners, Jacob C. Shade, William R. Valentine, and Creade V. Brodie, Jr., present a proclamation to Allegany County Health Department representative, Christine Delaney, Director of Behavioral Health Prevention Services, and Kristi Cuthbertson, Director of Behavioral Health.



 

Good Economic News!

  • The WebstaurantStore, headquartered in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is opening a distribution center in Allegany County at the North Branch Industrial Park. WebstaurantStore is an online retailer serving the restaurant industry. The company expects to fill 150 new jobs in the next two years with hourly wages starting at $11.50. Operations are expected to begin here in May. View Website.
  • AutoZone is located in LaVale close to the entrance of Lowe’s at 1209 National Highway. The store is built. The parking lot has to be paved. A summer opening is anticipated. View Website.
  • Holiday Inn Express is nearing completion at 1078 National Highway, LaVale. The three story hotel will have 87 rooms - - - 60 standard rooms and 27 suites.  This is an 8.5 million dollar construction project. The Holiday Inn Express is expected to open this fall. View Website.
  • Groundbreaking has occurred and retaining walls are being constructed for Winchester Court. This 3.3 acre site will feature 30,000 to 35,000 square feet of retail space. There will be one stand alone anchor and a strip center with four tenants on the site. The address is 12317 Winchester Road, LaVale. 
  • Dollar General has two new stores open for business in Allegany County: Route 36 - Motor City and Naves Crossroads. Residents as well as commuters benefit from these convenience minded retail operations. View Website.
  • Standard and Poor’s Rating Services has upgraded the bond rating of the Town of Westernport. This upgrade has important short and long term advantages and benefits for the taxpayers of the Town of Westernport. Read Citation.


Photos top and bottom:   Holiday Inn Express and Winchester Court Construction

 

ALLEGANY COUNTY GOVERNMENT SCHEDULE Labor Day  

Offices:
 Allegany County Government offices will be closed on Monday, September 7

Allegany County Transit Fixed route bus service and para-transit (Alltrans vans) will not operate on Monday, September 7.

 

Compost and Refuse Disposal Sites The Allegany County Compost Site and the Flintstone, Little Orleans, and Oldtown Solid Waste Collection Areas are not open on any Monday. 


Frostburg Solid Waste Collection Area, adjacent to the Mountainview Landfill at 13300 New Georges Creek Road SW, is operated by Allegany County Government. This refuse disposal site is regularly scheduled to operate 6 days a week, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 7 - 3:30, Saturday 7:00 - 2:00. The Frostburg Solid Waste Collection Area will be closed on Monday, September 7.

 

IMPORTANT: Mountainview Landfill, 13300 New Georges Creek Road SW, is privately owned and operated by Waste Management and may be contacted at 301-463-9918.  · 

Allegany County Compost Site: 11700 PPG Road, North Branch Industrial Park. The compost site is regularly scheduled to operate 5 days a week under the summer schedule, in effect now: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 10 - 6. No change. 

 

Flintstone Solid Waste Collection Area: 26706 National Pike. This refuse disposal site is regularly scheduled to operate 2 days a week, Thursday, 10 - 6, Sunday, 9 - 5. No change.

Little Orleans Solid Waste Collection Area: 11306 Orleans Road South. This refuse disposal site is regularly scheduled to operate 1 day a week, Friday, 10 - 6. No change.

Oldtown Refuse Solid Waste Collection Area: 18622 Lower Town Creek Road. This refuse disposal site is regularly scheduled to operate 2 days a week, Wednesday, 10 - 6, Saturday, 9 - 5. No change.


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September 17, 2015 for the next
Allegany County Board of County Commissioners Meeting

 

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August 20, 2015

 

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Public Meeting
July 30, 2015

 

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Public Meeting
July 16, 2015

 

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Public Meeting
July 2, 2015

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Public Meeting
June 18, 2015

 

 

Featured Links

 

CODE HOME RULE BILL NO. 7-15

A Bill Entitled: “REGULATION OF BODY ART STUDIOS AND TATTOO AND BODY PIERCING ARTISTS”

 

Five -Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budget Presentation

Presented May 7, 2015

 

Preliminary Budget Presentation
Presented April 30, 2015


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

 State of the County
January 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014


CODE HOME RULE
BILL NO. 1-15 A Bill Entitled: “Amendment to Off-Street Parking Standards” 

“AN ACT TO AMEND THE OFF-STREET PARKING STANDARDS AS FOUND IN ARTICLE XXII DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS, §360-106 OF THE CODE OF PUBLIC LOCAL LAWS OF ALLEGANY COUNTY, MARYLAND (2011 EDITION AS AMENDED)”

 

Draft 2014 Solid Waste
Management Plan

 

The Homeowner's Tax Credit Program
Learn More / Download Application

Rawlings & Rt. 220 Water & Sewer Projects Fact Sheet