Garrett County’s fiscal year 2018 budget includes a slight increase in the county’s operating budget, and $2.7 million increase in capital funding from the fiscal year 2017 budget.
As described by the County government’s mission statement,
The mission of Garrett County Government is to provide our citizens the highest quality service in a timely, efficient, and courteous manner. . . To totally achieve this goal, this government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive and strategic long-term and short-term planning, and have an appropriate managerial organization of fiscal responsibility.
Total General Fund Operating Budget
- $74,875,707, an increase of $449,987 or 0.6%, from the FY17 general fund operating budget
- At maintenance of effort
- No changes to taxes
Government Employee Salaries
- 1% increase to scale
For more information, see Garrett County’s Budget Office.