Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

June 2023

American Job Centers Offering Free Online Workshops for Job Seekers in July
Registration is required in advance. Participants have several options to log in via computer, with or without a camera/microphone, as well as tune in via smartphone.
Changes to Nutrient Management Program Announced
As of August 31, 2023, the Garrett County Extension Office's Nutrient Management Advisor, Jill Hauser, will no longer be writing nutrient management plans for client on behalf of UMD.
Constellation Repowers Criterion Wind as Part of $350 Million Investment in Its Renewable Fleet
"We are very excited about this project, as the assessable tax base and the 100-plus construction jobs created are significant," said Paul Edwards, Chairman of the Garrett County Commissioners.
Maryland Secretary of Agriculture and Team Visits Garrett Farmers
Maryland Secretary of Agriculture, Kevin Atticks, visited Garrett County last week to show support for local farmers and to help showcase the crucial role of agriculture in the county and state econom
RS BioTherapeutics Appoints Michelle L. Shuffett, M.D. as SVP of Medical and Scientific Affairs
Dean Hart, CEO of RS BioTherapeutics said, "Her diverse experience as a physician, consultant, marketer, entrepreneur, and board member, makes her a valuable addition to our leadership team."
Garrett Container Systems Anticipates Company Growth
“...we have a lot of work,” Ward said. “It exceeds our capacity here, so we have been looking at places to either buy an existing company or grow this company to give us more capacity."
Charles Walch MD, Garrett Surgical Group Join GRMC
“Dr. Walch is a superlative surgeon & caring physician, & we are thrilled to have him as part of the employed physicians at GRMC,” stated Mark Boucot, President/CEO of GRMC & Potomac Valley Hospital.