Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published February 22, 2013

Media Advisory: Comptroller Franchot Visits Taneytown


Comptroller Franchot Visits Taneytown


- Meet with Business Leaders, See Revitalization Efforts on Main Street -



WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot

Local elected officials

Carroll County representatives

Local business representatives



WHAT:           Comptroller Franchot will join Carroll County officials, city officials, the greater Taneytown business community and non-profit groups in a business roundtable discussion to hear how current economic conditions have impacted the Taneytown business community and what challenges the city has dealt with. 


                        The Comptroller will also take a walking tour, weather permitting, of downtown Taneytown. He will see firsthand, recent revitalization efforts such as the newly completed streetscape project, investment into preservation of storefronts and the abundance of new business coming to downtown. Taneytown partnered with the State Highway Administration in a recently completed $23 million streetscape project which has revitalized the downtown area.               


WHEN            Monday, February 25, 2013


WHERE:         11:30 a.m.                                                                               1 p.m.

Business Roundtable                                                             Walking tour
Gunner’s Grille                                                                      City Hall (starting point)

                        5525 Taneytown Pike                                                               17 E Baltimore Street

                        Taneytown, MD  21787                                                           Taneytown, MD  21787




CONTACT:    Kim Frum, 410-260-7210 (office), 443-949-1583 (cell)