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  • Cecil County Maintains Aa2 and AA+ Bond Ratings

    A well-managed budget, including not having to draw from the fund balance to cover normal operating expenses, had a lot to do with Cecil County's 2017 bond ratings as reported to the Office of Administration recently.

    11/17/2017 2:59 PM

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    Cecil County Tourism Wins Award at 2017 Maryland Tourism Conference

    Cecil County Tourism attended the annual Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit and brought home an award for the Best Printed Promotional Material of 2017. The award recognized the county’s new nature brochure which was created to lure visitors seeking an outdoor experience.

    11/16/2017 3:59 PM

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    Cecil Transit Adds New Cecilton-Middletown Route

    Beginning in early December, Cecilton residents will have a new option for travel to Middletown, Delaware. Cecil Transit, a division of Cecil County's Department of Community Services, has added a new "Demand Response" route that will run twice a month from Cecilton to Middletown and back. The new route will allow residents to schedule pick-ups and travel to prime retail areas in Middletown giving them more access to healthcare facilities and retail shopping.

    11/15/2017 3:43 PM

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    400 AGRICULTURAL ACRES TO BE PERMANENTLY PROTECTED IN CECIL COUNTY

    Cecil County Government is pleased to announce that a 1.2 million dollar investment to permanently protect 398 acres in Cecil County has been approved by the Maryland Board of Public Works. The property owned by Losten's Dairy, LP is located northwest corner of Augustine Herman Highway (MD 213) and Town Point Road will be protected by the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation (MALPF).

    11/08/2017 3:57 PM

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    Calvert Regional Park Welcomed More Than 10,000 For Weekend Lacrosse Tourneys

    If you happened to be in the area of Calvert Regional Park this past weekend, you might have noticed the enormous crowd and heavier-than-normal traffic. With back-to-back lacrosse tournaments scheduled on Saturday and Sunday, the recreational facility, managed by Cecil County Parks and Recreation, welcomed more than 10,000 players and fans and over 100 teams to the area.

    11/07/2017 2:45 PM

  • County Council Public Hearing

    A public hearing will be held by the County Council of Cecil County on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the County Administration Building, The Elk Room, 200 Chesapeake Blvd., Elkton, MD on the following Rezoning application: FILE: 2017-07 APPLICANT: Dwight Thomey attorney for Wayne & Maralyn Webb. REQUEST: Request to rezone 3.9862 acres from Business Local (BL) to Business General (BG). PROPERTY LOCATION: Tome Highway, Rising Sun, MD 21911, Election District: 6, Tax Map: 10, Parcel: 784. PROPERTY

    11/06/2017 1:06 PM

  • Cecil Employee Spotlight: Parks & Rec Administrative Budget Assistant Ella Briones

    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! Thank you, Ella!

    11/01/2017 3:48 PM

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    Sheriff's Office Begins 3rd Annual #NoShaveNovember Campaign to benefit Camp Open Arms

    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

  • Cecil County Sanitary District Policy Memorandums #1 & #2

    Public Hearing: 11/14/17

    10/30/2017 8:24 AM

  • Cecil County Prepares for National Drug Take Back Day With Eight Drop-Off Locations

    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

  • County Extends Offer to Towns For Future Procurement Opportunities

    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

  • County Council Enacts

    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 Employee Spotlight: Recycling Program Manager Tanya Adams

    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 Expresses Concern Over Shooting in Harford County, Maryland

    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

  • County Executive Reminds Citizens to Be Vigilant While Driving

    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

  • CCAS Awarded PAWL Project Spay & Neuter Grant

    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

  • County Council Enacts

    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

  • WITHDRAWN County Council Public Hearing

    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 Active at MACo’s Recent Legislative Committee Meeting

    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

  • County To Introduce Legislation to Support to Two Economic Development Projects

    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