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    2018 Annual Boards and Commissions Recruitment

    Want to make a difference in your community? Ready to get more involved in working with Cecil County staff and council members on projects? Do you have expertise you could share? Cecil County Government is now recruiting interested individuals to fill vacant seats on various boards and commissions that examine issues of community concern and provide guidance to county government.

    02/22/2018 12:18 PM

  • County Council Enacts

    Notice of Enactment On Tuesday February 20, 2018 Legislative Session Day 2018-04, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 04-2018 Appointment—Weed Control Advisory Committee. A Resolution to confirm the reappointments by the County Executive of Monty Johnson, Anthony Calao, William Ewing, Dave Hollenbaugh, Charles Robinson, Mike Scheeler, Dan Webber and Lane Heimer to the Cecil County Weed Control Advisory Committee for a one (1) year term, to expire March 15, 2019.

    02/21/2018 1:15 PM

  • County Executive Fields Public Comments on FY19 Budget

    ELKTON, MD. -- A crowd of roughly fifty citizens filled the Elk Room at the Cecil County Administration Building on Tuesday evening to lend their views on Cecil County's FY19 Budget. County Executive Alan McCarthy invited the public to speak and individually express their opinions on what the County should fund and where monies should to be allocated for the coming fiscal year.

    02/14/2018 4:03 PM

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    Cecil Employee Spotlight: Parks & Recreation Superintendent of Recreation Cindy Cantor

    Cecil Spotlight recognizes Cecil County Government employees for the amazing jobs they do and for their impeccable customer service in the community.

    02/08/2018 3:01 PM

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    District 35 & 36 Night in Annapolis

    The town of Annapolis was abuzz with citizens from both Harford and Cecil Counties descending on the Miller Senate Building for a hearty meal and direct access to their elected officials.

    02/08/2018 2:42 PM

  • County Council Enacts

    On Tuesday February 6, 2018 Legislative Session Day 2018-03, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 01-2018 Appointment—Human Services Agency- George F. Stanko. A Resolution to confirm the appointment of George F. Stanko to the Human Services Agency for a two year term to expire on February 6, 2020

    02/07/2018 2:34 PM

  • County Executive to Hold Citizen Input Session for FY19 Budget

    ELKTON, MD. -- County Executive Alan McCarthy will hold a Citizen Input Session for the FY19 Budget on Tuesday, February 13th from 7-9 PM in the Elk Room at the Cecil County Administration Building, located at 200 Chesapeake Blvd., Elkton, Maryland.

    02/07/2018 2:30 PM

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    Elected Officials Deliver State of the County at Chamber Breakfast

    CHESAPEAKE CITY -- In a room filled with State and local representatives, County officials, public school and library administrators, business leaders, fellow citizens and special guests, the Cecil County Chamber of Commerce held their State of the County Breakfast on Monday at Schaefer's Canal House in Chesapeake City.

    01/31/2018 8:42 AM

  • Cecil County Accepting Applications For Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation

    Cecil County Government is excited to announce that applications to sell an agricultural easement to the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation (MALPF) are now being accepted by the Department of Land Use & Development Services.

    01/29/2018 12:52 PM

  • County Files Federal Lawsuit vs. Opiate Manufacturers and Distributors

    ELKTON, MD. – On January 8, 2018, Cecil County Government lawyers Baron & Budd, P.C. of Dallas, Texas and Thomas L. Kemp, Esquire, Kemp & Kemp, P.A., local counsel of Elkton, Maryland, filed suit in United States District Court for the District of Maryland seeking monetary damages and equitable relief against twenty-one wholesale distributors and manufacturers of prescription opioid medication. The County’s litigation is based on the defendants’ role in the diversion of millions of prescription opiates into the illicit market, the results of which (addiction, abuse, morbidity, homelessness, and incarceration) are tearing our community apart.

    01/10/2018 10:47 AM

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    Artesian Water & W.L. Gore Present Check to Boys & Girls Clubs of Cecil County

    ELKTON, MD. -- Joe DiNunzio, Executive Vice President for Artesian Resources Corporation & Subsidiaries, and Michael Ratchford, Government Relations Associate for W.L. Gore & Associates, presented a check in the amount of $11,500 today to Derek DeWitt, Executive Director and Ashley Choate, Area Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cecil County.

    01/08/2018 2:00 PM

  • Cecil County Director of Finance, Winston Robinson Announces Retirement

    ELKTON, MD. -- Late Tuesday, Winston L. Robinson, Cecil County Government's Director of Finance announced that he will retire effective January 12, 2018.

    01/04/2018 9:54 AM

  • County Council Enacts

    On Tuesday January 2, 2018 Legislative Session Day 2018-01, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 57-2017 Roads - Renaming – Maggies Lane. A Resolution to rename an unnamed road "Maggies Lane", which is off of Jacob Tome Memorial Highway on the south side of Hunters Sale Barn in Port Deposit.

    01/03/2018 1:03 PM

  • Cecil Employee Spotlight: Healthy Lifestyles Fitness Coordinators Jim Tambasco, Tom Capezio & Ed Wentzell

    Cecil Spotlight recognizes Cecil County Government employees for the amazing jobs they do and for their impeccable customer service in the community. We’re proud of our employees! Thank you, Jim, Tom and Ed!

    01/02/2018 4:28 PM

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    County Issues Summary of Details For Request For Supplemental Appropriation For Parks and Rec

    ELKTON, MD -- Stemming from discussions after yesterday's Council work session, a summary of details in regards to the Resolution No. 58-2017 Supplemental Appropriation - Parks and Recreation - Former Bittersweet Golf Course and the County Executive’s request to give additional expenditure authority to the Department of Parks & Recreation in the amount of $138,000 is as follows:

    12/20/2017 4:22 PM

  • County Council Enacts

    On Tuesday December 19, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-24, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2017-21 Amendment - Subdivision Regulations - Land Use and Development Services. A Bill to amend the Subdivision Regulations to reflect the changes in plan of organization that the Department of Planning and Zoning will be known as the Department of Land Use and Development Services; and to reflect the new divisions of Planning and Zoning, Permits and Inspections

    12/20/2017 3:24 PM

  • County and Towns Continue Collaboration Efforts

    ELKTON, MD -- Cecil County Director of Administration Al Wein welcomed representatives from the various county municipalities to further the discussions and opportunities for collaborations this morning, an initiative that County Executive Alan McCarthy feels very strongly will assist in continuing to move the county in a positive direction.

    12/15/2017 2:48 PM

  • County Files Civil Suit Against Opiate Distributors

    ELKTON, MD. -- In early December, Cecil County Government retained the Dallas, Texas based law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. to investigate and file litigation against wholesale distributors and manufacturers of prescription opioid medication, and the defendants’ role in the diversion of millions of prescription opiates into the illicit market, the results of which (addiction, abuse, morbidity, homelessness, and incarceration) are tearing our community apart.

    12/15/2017 8:47 AM

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    Comptroller Peter Franchot Presents William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award to Shop With A Cop

    12/12/2017 4:24 PM

  • Cecil Employee Spotlight: Tourism Office Service Specialist Christie Dougherty

    12/11/2017 10:52 AM