Today, Cecil County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) kicked off their No Shave November campaign allowing deputies to violate their grooming policy for the entire month after making a voluntary contribution. This marks the third year CCSO has taken part in #NoShaveNovember and the second year raising money specifically for Camp Open Arms.
11/01/2017 3:10 PM
Public Hearing: 11/14/17
10/30/2017 8:24 AM
National Drug Take Back Day is this Saturday, October 28th and Cecil County is ready with eight designated collection locations, including one drop-off site at Elkton High School -- in conjunction with Restore Church's annual Trunk-or-Treat event and a community health fair.
10/25/2017 3:52 PM
Town mayors and community leaders met with County Executive Dr. Alan McCarthy and Director of Administration Al Wein, as well as other County representatives, last week to extend the offer to open up opportunities for more collaborations between the individual towns and Cecil County Government.
10/23/2017 10:17 AM
Notice of Enactment--On Tuesday October 17, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-20, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2017-17 Budget Appropriation and Budget Transfer - Board of Education Capital Project - Gilpin Manor Elementary School Replacement Project. A Bill to amend the Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for Cecil County, Maryland for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, in order to provide an additional appropriation of $78,698.23 in revenue and expenditure authority within the General Fund for the consideration received for property from the Town of Elkton; and amends the Board of Education’s Capital Project’s Fund revenue and expenditure authority by $78,698.23 in order
10/23/2017 8:45 AM
Cecil Spotlight recognizes Cecil County Government employees for the amazing jobs they do and their impeccable customer service in the community. We’re proud of our employees!
10/20/2017 2:26 PM
County Executive Alan McCarthy expressed concern and safety for everyone involved as the shooter in the Harford County incident remains at large.
10/18/2017 4:37 PM
Late yesterday afternoon, the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office and Department of Emergency Services responded to a motor vehicle accident which resulted in the 25th fatality on County roads this year.
10/12/2017 3:55 PM
Cecil County Animal Services is proud to announce the award of a grant from the Maryland Department of Agriculture Spay and Neuter Grants Program in the amount of $37,276. The PAWL Project (Prevent All Unwanted Litters) will provide free spay and neuter services and rabies vaccines for pets of qualifying individuals and families. Cecil County Animal Services is committed to ensuring that spay and neuter services are affordable and accessible to families with a limited income.
10/11/2017 3:11 PM
Notice of Enactment - On Tuesday October 3, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-19, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 47-2017 Appointment—Human Services Agency- John Donohue. A Resolution to confirm the appointment of John W. Donohue to the Human Services Agency for a four year term to expire on October 3, 2021.
10/04/2017 12:08 PM
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE CANCELLATION COUNTY COUNCIL OF CECIL COUNTY The public hearing for Rezoning Case 2017-05 Abundant Solar Power, Inc., originally scheduled on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, had been postponed and rescheduled for November 21, 2017. This Rezoning has been WITHDRAWN.
10/02/2017 11:00 AM
County Executive Alan McCarthy, a member of the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Legislative Committee, attended the organization’s meeting last Wednesday, September 27th where representatives from Maryland counties adopted a set of top legislative initiatives for 2018.
09/29/2017 4:15 PM
The Cecil County Office of Economic Development will be presenting two resolutions to members of the Cecil County Council on behalf of the County Executive next Tuesday to bring two new distribution centers and hundreds of jobs to Cecil County in the coming months.
09/29/2017 4:13 PM
Notice of Enactment On Tuesday September 19, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-18, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2017-16 General Obligation Bond Authorization. An Act authorizing and empowering Cecil County, Maryland, from time to time, to borrow not more than Forty Two Million Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($42,400,000) for the purpose of financing the costs of certain public facilities in Cecil County described herein, and to effect such borrowing by the issuance and sale of its general obligation bonds in one or more series; empowering the County Executive to execute and deliver one or more executive orders prior to issuing the bonds in order to fix, prescribe and determine the
09/22/2017 10:35 AM
Notice of Enactment On Tuesday September 5, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-17, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2017-14 Budget Transfer - Capital Budget - Board of Education - Rising Sun Elementary School - Boiler Project. A Bill to amend the Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for Cecil County, Maryland for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, to move forward the project, including bond expenditure authority in the amount of $184,000 requested for the boiler project at Rising Sun
09/20/2017 3:14 PM
Elkton, MD – Cecil County Department of Community Services will sponsor Cecil Cares 2017, a countywide day of service, on Saturday, September 23. The day of service will offer Cecil County residents the opportunity to volunteer their time, energy and skills with local organizations (nonprofits, faith based/service organizations, government agencies) on a variety of hands-on service projects around the county.
09/12/2017 8:57 AM
The Labor Day Weekend proved to be lethal in Cecil County as authorities responded to over 25 overdoses and five overdose fatalities generating a concern that high potency heroin has invaded the County. All of these incidents occurred within a 72-hour period causing a strain on local responders. At least one of the incidents yielded two unconscious persons on the scene requiring the lifesaving administration of Naloxone.
09/07/2017 12:43 PM
Purpose: The Cecil County Government and Cecil County Public Schools have entered into a joint use of athletic facilities agreement that will benefit the citizens of Cecil County. With the first of five artificial turf athletic fields currently in the final stages of installation at Perryville High School, these two government agencies have agreed to procedures that will enhance the use of these upgraded school athletic facilities for both high school students and Cecil County citizens of all ages. Included in the agreement is the understanding at a certain time each day the control of the school athletic facilities shifts from the local high school administration to the Director of Parks and Recreation who will oversee the processes for extended use beyond the normal school activity day.
Elkton, MD County Executive Alan McCarthy announced today that he will be appointing Jennifer R. Lyall to the position of Public Information Officer, a newly created position as a part of the FY18 Approved Budget for Cecil County. The Public Information Officer will work closely with the County Executive and the Office of Administration to organize and facilitate a communication strategy and act as a liaison between all County officials and departments and the public. Ms. Lyall has over 18 years of experience in publishing and public promotion. She will transition from her current position in the Department of Information Technology, where she most notably assisted with the development of the County’s newly designed website.
08/28/2017 3:38 PM