County Commissioners Announce Public Hearing Notice on a Proposal to Amend DC Watershed Zoning Ordinance

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Board of Garrett County Commissioners will conduct a Public Hearing on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. located at Garrett College – Room 205 – Continuing Education Building, 687 Mosser Road, McHenry, Maryland to review a citizen proposal to amend the Deep Creek Watershed Zoning Ordinance.

The Board of Garrett County Commissioners will conduct a Public Hearing on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. located at Garrett College – Room 205 – Continuing Education Building, 687 Mosser Road, McHenry, Maryland to review a citizen proposal to amend the Deep Creek Watershed Zoning Ordinance.

The specific amendment proposed is:

Amend Section 157.024(A)6 to read that “Natural Gas Wellheads” are not permitted (N) in all zoning    districts.

NOTE: The Garrett County Planning Commission voted to send this request on to the Board of County Commissioners with a favorable vote (5-1); however, they suggest amending the language to read “Natural Gas Wellheads including associated surface infrastructure, provided consistent language is included in the revised Comprehensive Plan”.

Copies of the amendment are available from the Department of Planning and Land Management, located at 203 South Fourth Street, Room 210, Oakland, MD  21550.  The Board welcomes any comments on these proposed amendments, at the hearing or in writing before the hearing.

By Order of the Board of Garrett County Commissioners.

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Featured Listing: 3365 Mayhew Inn Road, Oakland

Check out my listing in Oakland, Maryland! If you are looking for a chalet tucked-away in the woods- this is it.

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~5 miles to multiple state parks!

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Featured Listing: 28 Piney Point Drive, Swanton

Check out this listing of mine! This is a true lakefront home in Sky Valley + DNR buydown. It boasts a beautiful, sandy beach area and has ~30 feet of water frontage and its own Type A dock.

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Featured Listing: 299 Cherry Heights Lane, McHenry, MD

Check out my listing on Cherry Heights Lane in McHenry! Prepare to be awed by the exquisite lake and mountain views from this epic log masterpiece.

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Featured Listing- 472 Blakeslee Road, Oakland, MD

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Proposed rules to govern fracking in Maryland draw criticism from environmentalists and energy industry

The Hogan administration is proposing rules that would limit the hurdles that energy companies must overcome before they could start the gas-drilling process known as fracking, while also requiring more protections against groundwater contamination.

In revising a plan crafted by the administration of then-Gov.Martin O’Malley, state environmental regulators on Wednesday endorsed speeding the review of natural gas wells, allowing them closer to homes and waterways and reducing the amount of environmental testing required before drilling could begin.

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Garrett County Fair

If you are in Deep Creek Lake from July 30 – August 6, you are in luck! The Garrett County Fair will be held right here on Mosser Road in McHenry, Maryland. Offering rides, agricultural contests, vendors of all kinds, and much more, the fair is not something to miss!

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Friendsville Days

The 36th Annual Friendsville Days will be held from July 29th & 30th. Come visit the small, charming town for all kinds of activities. There will be a parade, vendors, entertainment and more!

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Smiley’s Fun Zone

Looking for a great place to take the kids on your Deep Creek Lake vacation? Check out Smiley’s Fun Zone in McHenry, Maryland!

Not only do they have a bar and grill but they also have a whole area to entertain you and your kids!

From batting cages to go-karts to laser tag to bowling, Smiley’s has something to do- rain or shine!

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For more information, click on the photo or call (301) 387-0059.

Bill’s Marine Service

Check out one of Deep Creek Lake’s local marinas! Bill’s Marine Service has been around Deep Creek for over 40 years. They are a full service marina offering new and pre-owned boat sales, rentals, service, and storage.

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If you are here on vacation and looking to rent, Bill’s Marine Service offers ski, pontoon and fishing boat rentals.

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