We have received the following press release regarding the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the County, DNR and MDE announcing the establishment of “a cooperative partnership engaged in the implementation of the recommendations outlined in the Deep Creek Watershed Management Plan” This is a significant step toward assuring the continued welfare of the Deep Creek Watershed.
CONTACT PERSON: Gary Aronhalt
DATE: May 29, 2017
RE: Public Meeting Notice
The Board of County Commissioners will host a public signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Garrett County Government, the Maryland Department of the Environment and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Friday, June 9, 2017, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Garrett County Courthouse Public Meeting Room.
The MOU establishes a cooperative partnership engaged in the implementation of the recommendations outlined in the Deep Creek Watershed Management Plan.
The meeting will begin with introductions of our esteemed guests including Maryland Natural Resources Secretary Mark Belton, Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles and the Garrett County Commissioners.
Following that there will be a presentation of the Administrative Council. The council is the structure outlined in the MOU with representation from each of the agencies in the partnership. The presentation will focus on introducing the council, describing the function of the council and outlining the public engagement process. Immediately following the presentation, the MOU will be signed by each agency.”
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