News Flash


Posted on: March 8, 2018

FY 2019 Budget Sessions Open to All


Allegany County Government’s budgeting process is underway for FY 2019 

(July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019) according to Director of Finance Jason M. Bennett, CPA.  The Allegany County Commissioners, Jacob C. Shade, Creade V. Brodie, Jr., and William R. Valentine, invite the general public to attend all events.  All budget sessions are held at the Allegany County Office Building, 701 Kelly Road, Cumberland. There is ample, free parking at the door. The building is accessible via a ramp, there are electric entrance doors, and an elevator provides access to the building’s four levels.. 

Schedule of Events as of March 14, 2018:

Thursday, March 22, 2087, 1:00 p.m. - Outside Agencies Public Hearings

1:00 p.m. - Allegany Arts Council

1:05 p.m. - Cumberland Theatre

1:10 p.m. - Family Crisis Resource Center

1:15 p.m. - Allegany County Public Housing Authority

1:20 p.m. - Allegany County Human Resources Development Commission (HRDC)

1:30 p.m. - Allegany County Detention Center

1:35 p.m. - Allegany County Sheriff

1:40 p.m. - Potomac Highlands Airport Authority 

1:45 p.m. -  Allegany County State’s Attorney

1:55 p.m. - Allegany County Board of Education

Thursday, March 22, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

Constant Yield Public Hearing

Monday, April 9, 2018

The Maryland General Assembly ends the 90-day session.

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 3:00 p.m. 

First Budget Workshop Meeting

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 3:00 p.m.

Second Budget Workshop Meeting, if necessary

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

Preliminary Budget Presentation

Preliminary Budget First Public Hearing

Thursday, May 10, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

Five-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) FY 2019 - FY 2023

Budget Presentation 

Preliminary Budget Second Public Hearing

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

Preliminary Budget Third Public Hearing

Thursday, June 7, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

Allegany County FY 2019 Budget Adoption

Allegany County Five-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) FY 2019 -

FY 2023 Budget Adoption

Historical Financial Information

Previously held:

Thursday, March 8, 2018, 1:00 p.m. - Outside Agencies Public Hearings:  University of Maryland Extension of Allegany County, Upper Potomac River Commission (UPRC), Allegany County Public Library System, Orphan’s Court of Allegany County, Allegany County Circuit Court, Allegany County Fire and Rescue Board, Allegany County Department of Social Services, Allegany County Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect, Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, Allegany College of Maryland, Allegany County Health Department