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May 29, 2003
Taneytown Economic Development Commission will hold its monthly business breakfast at 7:30 a.m. June 6 at Thunderhead Bowling Centre at Routes 140 and 832. State Sen. David R. Brinkley, Frederick-Carroll Republican, a member of the budget and taxation committee, will discuss "What's Next?" The cost for breakfast is $5.50, payable at the meeting. Reservations are required by Wednesday at 410-751-1100.
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NEWS
May 29, 2003
Taneytown Economic Development Commission will hold its monthly business breakfast at 7:30 a.m. June 6 at Thunderhead Bowling Centre at Routes 140 and 832. State Sen. David R. Brinkley, Frederick-Carroll Republican, a member of the budget and taxation committee, will discuss "What's Next?" The cost for breakfast is $5.50, payable at the meeting. Reservations are required by Wednesday at 410-751-1100.
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NEWS
April 3, 2003
Taneytown Economic Development Commission will hold its monthly business breakfast at 7:30 a.m. April 11 at Thunderhead Bowling Centre at Routes 140 and 832. Del. Donald B. Elliott will discuss "What Has or What Has Not Happened in Annapolis, " a look at this year's General Assembly session. The cost for breakfast is $5.50, payable at the meeting. Reservations are required by Wednesday at 410-751-1100.
NEWS
April 3, 2003
Taneytown Economic Development Commission will hold its monthly business breakfast at 7:30 a.m. April 11 at Thunderhead Bowling Centre at Routes 140 and 832. Del. Donald B. Elliott will discuss "What Has or What Has Not Happened in Annapolis, " a look at this year's General Assembly session. The cost for breakfast is $5.50, payable at the meeting. Reservations are required by Wednesday at 410-751-1100.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | March 14, 2003
Carroll County must develop quality business parks if it is to draw companies with high-paying jobs and keep its work force closer to home, according to an economic development commission report given to the commissioners yesterday. The employment campus subcommittee of the economic development commission recommended "well-designed, aesthetically pleasing" business centers in any area of the county, "provided strict regulatory standards" are met. "If we set the parameters, we can control this," said Louna Primm, chairwoman of the subcommittee.
NEWS
December 28, 1997
The Taneytown Bank & Trust Co. has formed a Westminster advisory board to provide advice and direction to business development in the community.The five appointees are:Richard L. Hull, president of Carroll Land Services Inc. and chairman of the Planning and Zoning and Public Works committees of the Homebuilders Association of Maryland/Carroll County.E. Suzan Miller, a Westminster attorney who is a director on the board of Carroll County Health Services Corp. and the Tourism Council of Carroll County.
NEWS
By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Staff Writer | June 24, 1993
Carroll County's Economic Development Commission recommended yesterday that the county create "employment fTC campus zoning" suitable for offices and research facilities.However, the members expressed concern that the proposed zoning might be too restrictive for some developers and said that the campuses should be suggested uses for restricted industrial zoning.Employment campus zoning was initially suggested as a land use in the proposed Southwest Carroll master plan. Currently, light manufacturing and warehouse operations are placed within restricted industrial zones.
NEWS
By Larry Carson and Larry Carson,Sun Staff Writer | February 21, 1995
Baltimore County Executive C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger III told a group of black ministers Friday that he is "aggressively seeking an African-American" to head a county department.Mr. Ruppersberger also told the Baltimore County West Ministerial Alliance that he plans to announce today the hiring of a black to work under former planning director P. David Fields, who is developing a conservation plan for older county communities.The new worker will cover the county's Westside, where the bulk of the fast-growing black population lives.
NEWS
By James M. Coram and James M. Coram,SUN STAFF | June 26, 1997
The county's Economic Development Commission called yesterday for rezoning more than 1,000 acres in Reese, South Carroll and Westminster for industrial use.In other recommendations, aimed at increasing the county's industrial and commercial tax base to meet the needs of a growing population, the commission proposed that:The county create a new zoning category for the 131-acre Warfield complex at Springfield State Hospital near Sykesville that would allow...
NEWS
By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | April 21, 1996
The final revisions to a controversial growth ordinance have won the support of the county Planning Commission, but did little to alter opposition from the Economic Development Commission.The proposed Interim Development Control Ordinance (IDCO) would place an 18-month ban on new subdivisions while the county reworks its master plan.The final version, released Friday, establishes an appeals process and exempts from the ban preliminary plan applications made between March 15, 1993, and March 15, 1995.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | March 14, 2003
Carroll County must develop quality business parks if it is to draw companies with high-paying jobs and keep its work force closer to home, according to an economic development commission report given to the commissioners yesterday. The employment campus subcommittee of the economic development commission recommended "well-designed, aesthetically pleasing" business centers in any area of the county, "provided strict regulatory standards" are met. "If we set the parameters, we can control this," said Louna Primm, chairwoman of the subcommittee.
NEWS
January 2, 2003
Taneytown Economic Development Commission will hold its monthly business breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 10 at Thunderhead Bowling Centre at Routes 140 and 832. Guest speaker Mark Brodinsky will discuss self-employment insurance. The cost for breakfast is $5.50, payable at the meeting. Reservations are required by Wednesday at 410-751-1100. Boyds Bear, basket bingo at Union Bridge fire hall Union Bridge Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will hold a basket and Boyds Bear bingo Jan. 10 at the fire hall on West Locust Street.
NEWS
March 2, 1998
THE CARROLL COUNTY Planning and Zoning Commission wants to reconsider a proposal to rezone nearly 1,000 acres for industrial use, which it rejected four weeks ago. That is good news for economic development.The difference this time is that a seven-member review panel will take a closer look at these properties recommended by the Economic Development Commission. It will suggest ways to update county laws on industrial and commercial zoning, and to improve the process of site identification and approval.
NEWS
By James M. Coram and James M. Coram,SUN STAFF | February 27, 1998
Much of a proposal to rezone 1,069 mostly rural acres for industrial and commercial use remains viable despite its rejection by the planning commission, the County Commissioners said yesterday.Commissioner W. Benjamin Brown said planning commission members may be willing to reconsider some of those sites when they review miniplans to guide growth in South Carroll and Westminster.The planning commission voted Jan. 29 to reject all but 90 acres of the 1,069 acres for inclusion in a revised master plan to guide the county's growth.
NEWS
January 16, 1998
Mount Airy Economic Development Commission is studying state financial aid and technical assistance programs that could help revitalize the downtown business district.Cindy Stone, coordinator of Main Street Maryland in the state Department of Housing and Community Development, encouraged the commission at a meeting Wednesday to seek broader community involvement.She also suggested a starting point."The average person is going to have some trouble finding downtown Mount Airy," Stone said. "They're going to find the McDonald's and the [former]
NEWS
December 28, 1997
The Taneytown Bank & Trust Co. has formed a Westminster advisory board to provide advice and direction to business development in the community.The five appointees are:Richard L. Hull, president of Carroll Land Services Inc. and chairman of the Planning and Zoning and Public Works committees of the Homebuilders Association of Maryland/Carroll County.E. Suzan Miller, a Westminster attorney who is a director on the board of Carroll County Health Services Corp. and the Tourism Council of Carroll County.
NEWS
By Donna R. Engle and Donna R. Engle,SUN STAFF | August 1, 1996
It wasn't lost on Taneytown's community leaders that most other Carroll County towns have an annual festival. Westminster has Fallfest; Hampstead, Hampstead Day; Manchester, Manchester Days; and Union Bridge has its annual community picnic.This year, the city's Economic Development Commission will sponsor Celebrate Taneytown, a day of entertainment and activities related to Civil War history that organizers hope will jump-start residents' pride and improve the city's image.The festival is scheduled Aug. 24 at Taneytown Memorial Park on West Baltimore Street.
NEWS
March 2, 1998
THE CARROLL COUNTY Planning and Zoning Commission wants to reconsider a proposal to rezone nearly 1,000 acres for industrial use, which it rejected four weeks ago. That is good news for economic development.The difference this time is that a seven-member review panel will take a closer look at these properties recommended by the Economic Development Commission. It will suggest ways to update county laws on industrial and commercial zoning, and to improve the process of site identification and approval.
NEWS
By James M. Coram and James M. Coram,SUN STAFF | June 26, 1997
The county's Economic Development Commission called yesterday for rezoning more than 1,000 acres in Reese, South Carroll and Westminster for industrial use.In other recommendations, aimed at increasing the county's industrial and commercial tax base to meet the needs of a growing population, the commission proposed that:The county create a new zoning category for the 131-acre Warfield complex at Springfield State Hospital near Sykesville that would allow...
NEWS
By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | January 28, 1997
Since its founding six months ago, the Freedom Area Community Planning Council has asked for a voice in planning South Carroll, the county's second most populous area, with nearly one-third of all new development.Members have testified before the Planning and Zoning Commission and taken their case to the County Commissioners. As a result, the county planning department drafted a proposal this month that would allow public input at its Subdivision Advisory Committee meetings, an early step in the development review process.
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