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Local Development Council schedules Public Meeting

September 10th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

A public meeting of the Local Development Council for Allegany County will be held on Monday, September 17, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. at the Baltimore Pike Volunteer Fire Company, 15010 Baltimore Pike NE, Cumberland. All interested individuals are invited and encouraged to attend.


The Board of County Commissioners of Allegany County is the recipient of 2.75% of the state’s portion of the proceeds from the video lottery terminals at Rocky Gap Casino Resort. This is in the form of a local impact grant.


The Local Development Council is comprised of 15 individuals who were appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. The Council makes recommendations about the use of the local impact grant funds to the Board of County Commissioners.


Jason M. Bennett, CPA, Allegany County Director of Finance, is the Council Chair. Other members include Senator George C. Edwards, Delegate Jason C. Buckel, and Delegate Michael W. McKay. Allegany County Sheriff Craig A. Robertson and Allegany County Health Officer Jenelle Mayer represent local institutions, Skylar B. Dice, Rocky Gap Casino Resort General Manager. represents the license holder. Lori Billie, Girls “R” Cooking, and Monday Rice, Helmick’s Store, represent local business. Private citizens who serve include Steve Hout, Brian Miller, Steve Moyer, Alan Ruby, Dottie Ruby, and Sam Wilson.


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