A public hearing will be held by the County Council of Cecil County on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the County Administration Building, The Elk Room, 200 Chesapeake Blvd., Elkton, MD on the following Rezoning application:
03/15/2017 9:01 AM
Notice of Enactment On Tuesday March 3, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-05, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 06-2017 Land Conveyance - Estate of Richard D. Mackie. A Resolution re-conveying land, easements and rights in and to, and retaining a right-of-maintenance over, that certain parcel
03/08/2017 12:09 PM
County Executive Alan McCarthy is pleased to announce that he has signed Executive Order 01-2017, which requires that the Cecil Soil Conservation District consult with the Director of Planning & Zoning to obtain comments regarding the implementation of best management practices during review of applications for Confined Animal Feeding Operations (“CAFO”). A CAFO application includes a proposal to discharge manure, litter, or process wastewater as part of the overall concentrated animal feeding operation. A CAFO facility must be designed, constructed, operated, or maintained, such that a discharge to local surface waters will occur in strict compliance with State environmental laws and regulations.
03/03/2017 3:40 PM
03/03/2017 10:35 AM
Notice of Enactment On Tuesday February 21, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-04, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 07-2017 Appointment—Weed Control Advisory Committee. A Resolution to confirm the reappointments by the County Executive of Monty Johnson, Anthony Calao, William Ewing, Dave
02/23/2017 4:24 PM
A public hearing will be held by the County Council of Cecil County on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the County Administration Building, The Elk Room, 200 Chesapeake Blvd., Elkton, MD on the following Rezoning application:
02/10/2017 9:16 AM
On Tuesday February 7, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-03, the County Council of Cecil County enacted: Bill No. 2016-25 Amendment- Zoning Ordinance- Communications Towers. An Act to amend the Cecil County Zoning Ordinance, Article V, Part VIII, Section 115 Communications Towers in order to allow
02/10/2017 9:09 AM
Elkton, MD – The Maryland Quality Initiative (MdQI) named the environmental site design stormwater management project at Conowingo Elementary School as the winner of the 2017 Award of Excellence in the “Green/Sustainability/Environmental Award” category at its annual awards banquet held at the Baltimore Convention Center on January 26, 2017.
02/01/2017 11:09 AM
Notice of Enactment: On Tuesday January 17, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-02, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 57-2016 Amendment - Master Water and Sewer Plan - Goals and Objectives. A Resolution to amend the Cecil County Master Water and Sewer Plan, Chapter 1, Section 1.2 Objectives for Water and Sewer Facilities and Services for the Land Use Districts , to add text
01/18/2017 1:42 PM
Elkton, MD – The Chesapeake Bay Trust (CBT) has awarded a $75,000 Watershed Assistance Grant to Cecil County Government to fund the design of stormwater management projects to improve water quality at the Bohemia Manor Middle/High School and Charlestown Elementary School campuses. The County will provide $23,000 in matching funds and in-kind services.
SURVEY OF LOCAL BUSINESSES FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Cecil County businesses are being encouraged to participate in a survey to determine how local government can increase the use of local businesses in economic development projects.
01/05/2017 11:45 AM
Notice of Enactment On Tuesday January 3, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-01, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2016-23 Expedited Legislation - Budget Amendment - General Capital Project - Information Technology - Permitting System. An expedited Bill to amend the Annual Budget and Appropriation
01/04/2017 3:49 PM
A public hearing will be held by the County Council of Cecil County on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the County Administration Building, The Elk Room, 200 Chesapeake Blvd., Elkton, MD on the following Rezoning application:
12/22/2016 8:42 AM
On Tuesday December 20, 2016 Legislative Session Day 2016-22, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 56-2016 As Amended- Amendment - Comprehensive Plan - Tier Map. An Expedited Resolution to approve the modification of the Cecil County Comprehensive Plan to incorporate the 2012 Growth Tier Map by the State's deadline of December 31, 2016.
12/21/2016 2:47 PM
12/21/2016 11:41 AM
Elkton, MD – Cecil County Government and the University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension are pleased to announce the graduation of the second Cecil County Watershed Stewards Academy class. A graduation ceremony was held on December 7, 2016 at the County Administration Building, at which time the following participants were recognized and awarded the title of “Master Watershed Steward”: Ms. Janine Antoshak; Mr. John B. Gonzalez; Mr. William R. Pritchett; Mr. Brian Richardson; Mr. Jason S. Taylor; and Ms. Jordane Wiseman.
12/13/2016 2:14 PM
12/05/2016 10:14 AM
The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) has notified Cecil County Government that effective November 24, 2016, Best Available Technology (BAT) sewage systems will only be required for new construction or replacement systems in the Chesapeake Bay critical area. Once the new regulation becomes effective, any existing permit for a conventional sewage system outside the critical area could request a conventional tank to replace the BAT system specified in the plans. Applying for a revised plan will not be necessary. For more information regarding this regulatory change, please contact the Cecil County Department of Environmental Health at 410-996-5160.
11/18/2016 2:24 PM
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