Garrett County Government - Department of Business Development

October 2023

Garrett County to Pursue PRO Housing Grant
PRO Housing will provide $85 million for competitive grant funding for the identification and removal of barriers to affordable housing production and preservation.
Commissioners Proclaim October 23-27, 2023, as Economic Development Week in Garrett County
To highlight successes during Economic Development Week, Business Development staff will recognize projects, visit local businesses, and participate in ribbon cuttings for three new County businesses.
Murray's Cheese and FireFly Farms Relaunch Carpenter's Wheel
Murray's has partnered with FireFly Farms, which is relaunching its award-winning Carpenter’s Wheel. The goat’s milk wheels will be aged in Murray’s Long Island City cheese caves.
Position Available: Operations Manager at Western Maryland Economic Future Investment Board 
For more information about the Senator George C. Edwards Fund, the Western Maryland Economic Future Investment Board or the Operations Manager position, please visit
Comptroller Lierman to Launch Online Engagement Tool to Better Inform Marylanders and Connect Residents to Services
Interested residents are encouraged to learn about new programs and initiatives, upcoming events, or opportunities to get involved with the agency, by signing up through the new portal.
Ribbon Cutting Held for Hole Shot Repair, LLC
Hole Shot Repair, LLC is a small engine maintenance and repair company serving Garrett County and the surrounding community. The business is open Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM.