Posted on: February 23, 2017

Allegany County Governments’ Budget Sessions: Public Welcome!

Logo County Seal




Allegany County Government’s budgeting process is underway for FY 2018

(July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018) according to Director of Finance Jason M. Bennett, CPA.  The Allegany County Commissioners, Jacob C. Shade, Creade V. Brodie, Jr., and William R. Valentine, invite the general public to attend all events. All budget sessions are held at the Allegany County Office Building,

701 Kelly Road, Cumberland.

There are two components: The FY 2018 Operating Budget and the Five-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Budget FY 2018 – FY 2022.   The budgets are scheduled for adoption on June 1.


Schedule of Events as of March 24, 2017 


Thursday, March 23, 2017, 1:00 p.m.

Outside Agencies Public Hearings


The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad budget presentation will also be made this day as the public hearings progress. The exact time is not known. 


1:00 p.m.

Allegany Arts Council

1:05 p.m.

Cumberland Theatre

1:10 p.m.

Family Crisis Resource Center

1:15 p.m.

Allegany County Public Housing Authority

1:20 p.m.

Allegany County Human Resources Development Commission (HRDC)

1:30 p.m.

Allegany County Detention Center

1:35 p.m.

Allegany County Sheriff

1:40 p.m.         

Potomac Highlands Airport Authority

1:45 p.m.

Allegany County State’s Attorney

1:55 p.m.           

Allegany County Health Department

2:10 p.m.

Allegany County Board of Education

Thursday, April 6, 2017, 3:00 p.m.

First Workshop Meeting

Monday, April 10, 2017

The Maryland General Assembly ends the 90-day session.

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 3:00 p.m.

Second Workshop Meeting

Thursday, April 20, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Preliminary Budget Presentation

Preliminary Budget First Public Hearing


Thursday, May 4, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Five-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) FY 2018 - FY 2022

Budget Presentation

Preliminary Budget Second Public Hearing

Thursday, May 18, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Preliminary Budget Third Public Hearing


Thursday, June 1, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Allegany County FY 2018 Budget Adoption

Allegany County Five-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) FY 2018 -

FY 2022 Budget Adoption

Historical Financial Information

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