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  • County Council Enacts

    Notice of Enactment On Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Legislative Session Day 2018-17, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2018-14 Budget Transfer - Capital Budget – Board of Education – Various School Capital Projects. A Bill to amend the Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for Cecil County, Maryland for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 to transfer existing bond appropriation authority within the Board of Education Capital Projects Budget in the amount of $210,521.87 from a completed School Capital Project (North East High Schools’ Girls’ Locker Room Renovation Project $14,931.42) and an awarded but not completed project (Bohemia Manor High Roof Replacement $195

    09/20/2018 2:04 PM

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    Statement on Shooting Incident in Aberdeen from County Executive Alan McCarthy

    ELKTON, MD. -- "Like many Cecil and Harford County residents, I am deeply saddened and outraged over the shooting incident that occurred in Aberdeen, Maryland this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families and also with the first responders who are on the scene.

    09/20/2018 12:40 PM


    County Breaks Ground on Elkton West Sanitary Sewer Project

    ELKTON, MD. -- County Executive Alan McCarthy, Administrator Al Wein, along with Council Vice President Dan Schneckenburger and Councilman Bob Meffley, Director of Public Works Scott Flanigan and members of the project team, participated in a ground breaking ceremony for the Elkton West Sanitary Sewer Subdistrict Tuesday afternoon.

    09/19/2018 8:33 AM

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    Commercial Broker Event Defines "Why Cecil?"

    CHESAPEAKE CITY, MD. -- The ballroom at the Chesapeake Inn, overlooking the C&D Canal, was the location for this year's Commercial Broker Event hosted by the Cecil County Office of Economic Development. The event, held last Thursday, September 13th, welcomed more than 100 brokers, site selectors, developers, businesses and community leaders to learn more about why an investment in Cecil County is a good one.

    09/18/2018 8:38 AM


    Moving Forward: Fall 2018

    Hello! The fall edition of Cecil County Government's newsletter, Moving Forward is now available.

    09/14/2018 3:15 PM

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    Cecil Cares 2018: Saturday, September 22nd

    Find a project...volunteer...make a difference! Visit or email

    09/14/2018 11:10 AM


    Governor Larry Hogan Declares State of Emergency for Florence

    ELKTON, MD. – After Governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency ahead of the landfall of Hurricane Florence, residents of Cecil County are encouraged to prepare now for potential effects from the storm. The executive order will allow the state to more efficiently coordinate support and provide assistance to local jurisdictions within Maryland and neighboring states.

    09/11/2018 3:51 PM

  • County Council Enacts

    Notice of Enactment On Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Legislative Session Day 2018-16, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2018-06 Amendment – Zoning Ordinance – Private Schools – Industrial Zones. An Act to amend the Cecil County Zoning Ordinance, Article V, Part IV, Section 88 Schools, Private in order to allow private schools in M1 and M2 zoning; and to amend the table of permissible uses to reflect this change. Effective Date 11/5/18

    09/07/2018 12:02 PM

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    Message from the County Executive for September 7, 2018

    Fellow Cecil County Citizens: One of my goals as County Executive is to create an environment for all citizens to become actively involved in exercise and other recreational activities that help build sound minds and bodies. Healthy individuals possess a more positive outlook and tend to be more productive in all phases of life be it the workplace, within the community or at home.

    09/07/2018 8:53 AM


    UPDATE: Deaver Road Work Extended

    Bridge/road repairs on Deaver Road over CSX have been extended through October 12, 2018.

    09/06/2018 2:21 PM

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    Resident Graduates from FEMA’s National Emergency Management Advanced Academy

    EMMITSBURG, MD. -- Cecil County’s Deputy Emergency Manager Michelle Lloyd graduated from FEMA’s National Emergency Management Advanced Academy (NEMAA) at the Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, MD, after she completed the full curriculum that provides the strategic level training and education and the essential skills needed for emergency management professionals to manage dynamic and resilient emergency management programs on August 30, 2018.

    09/05/2018 3:49 PM

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    County Enhances Security, Wi-Fi at Calvert Regional Park

    NORTH EAST, MD. -- Visitors to Calvert Regional Park can now enjoy the benefits of no-fee Wi-Fi service, as well as added sense of security as the County recently updated and implemented new technology at the facility.

    09/05/2018 2:57 PM


    DNR Grant To Support County's Green Infrastructure Plan

    ELKTON, MD. -- The Maryland Department of Natural Resources recently announced $700,000 in Community Resilience Grants to help jurisdictions prepare for and recover from climate-related impacts. The competitive grants are designed to help strengthen a community’s ability to assess risk through planning and construct solutions to boost their capacity to withstand flooding and other weather-related events.

    09/05/2018 2:34 PM

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    Cecil Employee Spotlight: Human Resources Manager Dawn Struble

    Customer Service is important to us at Cecil County Government! Cecil Spotlight recognizes the County's behind-the-scenes employees for the amazing jobs they do and for their impeccable customer service. We’re so proud of our employees! Thank you, Dawn!

    09/05/2018 10:38 AM


    Red Toad Road is now open to the public.

    08/29/2018 1:00 PM


    Office of Economic Development Kicks Off Cecil Catalyst Program

    ELKTON, MD. -- The Cecil County Office of Economic Development recently launched a new program targeted to assist and develop small businesses in the county.

    08/28/2018 1:40 PM

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    Weekly Message from the County Executive for August 24, 2018

    Cecil County Citizens: “Those who fail to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it.” – Sir Winston Churchill Why am I proposing to raise the wastewater rates for users of Cecil County sewer services?

    08/24/2018 11:54 AM

  • County Council Public Hearing

    A public hearing will be held by the County Council of Cecil County on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the County Administration Building, The Elk Room, 200 Chesapeake Blvd., Elkton, MD on the following Rezoning application: FILE: 2018-03 APPLICANT: Mohamed A. Sharkawy, REQUEST: Request to rezone 1.229 acres from Rural Residential (RR) to Business General (BG). PROPERTY LOCATION

    08/23/2018 2:55 PM

  • County Council Enacts

    Notice of Enactment On Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Legislative Session Day 2018-15, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 30-2018 Appointment—Board of License Commissioners – Kristen A. Ortt. A Resolution to confirm the appointment by the County Executive of Kristen A. Ortt to the Cecil County Board of License Commissioners completing the term of W. Edwin Cole, Jr, term to expire June 30, 2021.

    08/23/2018 2:49 PM


    UPDATE: Red Toad Road Repairs Extended through 8/31/18

    Road repairs on Red Toad Road (from Ebenezer Church Road North to House #1843; House #1843 may be accessed from Theodore Road) has been extended through August 31, 2018.

    08/16/2018 9:43 AM

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