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Allegany County officials expected to provide tax relief for former Carver Community Center

February 13th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Allegany County officials are expected to provide some tax relief that will assist the city of Cumberland in it’s effort to renovate and restore the  former Carver Community Center. City officials agreed in 2020 to renovate the Carver Center and form a new board to govern it. Mayor Ray Morriss was selected as chairman of the 11-member Carver Center Executive Board. It was announced last summer that a $100,000 grant from the Maryland Historical Trust would be made to renovate the structure. The grant required a 100% match from the city, bringing the total secured for renovations to $200,000. County Attorney Lee Beeman, during the regular public meeting of the Allegany County Commissioners, announced that a request has been made for some help in dealing with back taxes…