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  • SAO Property

    County to Acquire Property for Relocation of State’s Attorney’s Office

    ELKTON, MD. – County Executive Alan McCarthy announced today that Cecil County Government has entered in to an option agreement with Cecil Bank for the acquisition of the building, and adjacent parking lot, located at 118 North Street in Elkton.

    01/21/2020 12:21 PM

  • CECIL SERVES UPDATE

    ROAD CLOSURE EXTENDED: Nottingham Road -- Closure extended through Wednesday, January 22nd @3PM

    UPDATE as of 01/21/2020: Nottingham Road will close for sewer manhole installation on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 7AM and will re-open on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, on or about 3PM.

    01/21/2020 10:00 AM

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    Cecil Employee Spotlight: Administrative Assistant Maria Brigandi

    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.

    01/15/2020 8:15 AM

  • Legislative Lowdown profile

    Legislative Lowdown...for January 7, 2020

    Legislative Lowdown is a wrap-up of the recent legislative session of the Cecil County Council. Legislative sessions are held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Elk Room at the Cecil County Administration Building in Elkton, MD. The public is always welcome to attend.

    01/13/2020 12:20 PM

  • County Council Enacts

    On Tuesday, January 7, 2020 Legislative Session Day 2020-01, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 75-2019 Appointment—Economic Development Commission. A Resolution to confirm the reappointment by the County Executive of Mary Way Bolt, Linda Burris, JoAnn Dawson, Bernard DeMa

    01/09/2020 11:31 AM

  • CECIL SERVES UPDATE

    UPDATE FOR ROAD CLOSURE: Amtrak extends Muddy Lane closures through February 7, 2020

    1/7/19: Amtrak has notified Cecil County Roads Division that they will need to extend the road closure at Muddy Lane to February 7, 2020.

    01/07/2020 4:00 PM

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    Cecil Employee Spotlight: Economic Development Coordinator Richard Starr

    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.

    01/07/2020 2:00 PM

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    Cecil Employee Spotlight: Victim Services Coordinator Valda Rotolo

    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.

    12/31/2019 3:00 PM

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    Message from the County Executive for December 20, 2019

    Dear Cecil County Citizens, The passage of time is remarkably swift. We just concluded our Thanksgiving holiday and now look forward to Christmas festivities. The anticipation of a New Year, and the beginning of a new decade, are a mere matter of days away.

    12/20/2019 6:53 AM

  • County Council Enacts

    On Tuesday, December 17, 2019 Legislative Session Day 2019-24, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 64-2019 Surplus Property- Booth Street Maintenance Building-Town of Elkton. A Resolution declaring the Booth Street maintenance building, designated as Parcel Number 1841 on T

    12/18/2019 1:29 PM

  • County Council Public Hearing

    A public hearing will be held by the County Council of Cecil County on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the County Administration Building, The Elk Room, 200 Chesapeake Blvd., Elkton, MD on the following Rezoning application: FILE: 2019-04 APPLICANT: Michael and Rachel Good. REQUEST: Req

    12/17/2019 5:46 PM

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    Press Release: Governor Hogan Announces Homelessness Prevention Awards for Carroll, Cecil, and Charles Counties

    ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced $1.4 million to assist Maryland’s homelessness prevention efforts through the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG).

    12/16/2019 12:14 PM

  • ED RURAL DEV AWARD 2019

    Office of Economic Development Recognized by Rural Maryland Council

    ELKTON, MD. – Last evening, the Cecil County Office of Economic Development (OED) was the recipient of the “Outstanding Rural Economic Development” award from the Rural Maryland Council (RMC). The honor was presented at the Rural Impact Awards ceremony during the RMC Annual Meeting in Annapolis, MD.

    12/12/2019 12:00 PM

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    Annual Financial Report Reflects Positive Fiscal Results

    ELKTON, MD. – In this morning’s work session, Director of Finance, Lisa Saxton and Deputy Director, Jeffery Koss, presented Cecil County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the year ending June 30, 2019.

    12/10/2019 4:34 PM

  • County Council Enacts

    On Tuesday, December 3, 2019 Legislative Session Day 2019-23, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 66-2019 Appointments—Commission on Aging. A Resolution to confirm the County Executive's reappointments of Wilma L. Fitzner, Carol King, Julie Graham, Jamie McCloskey and Mark

    12/04/2019 2:49 PM

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    Message from the County Executive for November 25, 2019

    Dear Cecil County Citizens, Thanksgiving is just a few days away. Time passes at such amazing speed as everyone is so busy with efforts addressing multiple priorities that there doesn’t seem to be enough time to satisfy them all.

    11/25/2019 3:45 PM

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    Cecil County Tourism Awarded ‘Best Destination Guide 2019’ at MD Tourism & Travel Summit

    ELKTON, MD. – The Cecil County Tourism office was recently awarded ‘Best Destination Guide 2019’ at the Maryland Tourism and Travel Summit in Rocky Gap, MD. The event is the Maryland Tourism Coalition’s annual industry conference. Destination Guides from across the state are judged on content,

    11/25/2019 1:02 PM

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    County to Partner with Chesapeake Bay Trust for Tree Planting Program

    ELKTON, MD. -- The Cecil County Department of Land Use and Development Services (LUDS) is considering a partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Trust (the Trust) to offer a local grant program for planting trees around streams. The idea is aimed at implementing one of the goals stated in the County’s

    11/22/2019 12:48 PM

  • 301 ROAD REPAIRS

    DelDot to Provide Cecil County with Funds for Road Repairs Related to U.S. 301 Toll Diversion

    ELKTON, MD. -- Cecil County Executive Dr. Alan J. McCarthy is pleased to announce that he has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Jennifer Cohan, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), pursuant to which DelDOT will provide the County with over $1.2 million

    11/22/2019 11:00 AM

  • CECIL SERVES ROAD CLOSURE

    NOTIFICATION OF UPCOMING ROAD/BRIDGE CLOSURE: Pierce Road on or about Monday, December 2nd @ 7AM

    Pierce Road will close for pipe replacement on or about Monday, December 2nd at 7AM through Wednesday, December 4th at 4PM.

    11/21/2019 4:30 PM