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  • Cecil County Council Budget Hearing Notice

    The County Council of Cecil County has scheduled budget hearings for county department and agencies in preparation for the adoption of the FY 2019 Cecil County Budget. All budget hearings will be held in the Elk Room of the County Administration Building, 200 Chesapeake Blvd, Elkton, MD. The public is invited to attend the budget hearing presentations on the following schedule:

    03/22/2018 4:33 PM

  • County To Host 55+ Volunteer Leadership Program To Combat Community Challenges

    ELKTON, MD. -- The Cecil County Department of Community Services will offer a free 6-week Volunteer Leadership Program (55VLP) for adults ages 55 or older this spring. The program is designed to cultivate mature leaders across the county to address the challenges of homelessness, opioid addiction and opportunity youth -- young people who are not in school or work.

    03/22/2018 4:30 PM


    County Enhances 'Cecil Serves' Philosophy with Dedicated Cashier Station in Permitting Office

    ELKTON, MD. -- County Executive Alan McCarthy is pleased to announce that starting on Monday, March 26, 2018, a cashier will be stationed in the Division of Permits and Inspections (P&I). The positioning of the cashier will allow individuals who are applying for building permits or licenses to pay in P&I and will eliminate the need to traverse between P&I and the Finance Department to pay their fees.

    03/22/2018 2:09 PM


    Cecil County Earns 31st Consecutive Annual Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

    ELKTON, MD -- Cecil County Government has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). This is the 31st consecutive year that Cecil County has received this recognition.

    03/20/2018 10:55 AM

  • PUBLIC NOTICE: MDE's intent to seek a Priority Funding Area (PFA) funding exception for 1 existing property in Cecil

    03/16/2018 12:34 PM

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    County Settles on Former Bittersweet Golf Course Property

    ELKTON, MD. -- County Executive Alan McCarthy, accompanied by Director of Administration Al Wein, signed the settlement agreement to take possession of the former Bittersweet Golf Course, located on Route 213 south of Elkton, this afternoon. The property was acquired through Maryland's Program Open Space, which allocated $933,000 to Cecil County to take ownership and develop the land into a recreational park. The property was previously owned by Ted Mercer and his partner, John Giordano, who is co-owner of Schaefer's Canal House in North Chesapeake City.

    03/15/2018 4:04 PM

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    County Officials Visit Exelon to Discuss Debris Issues at Conowingo Dam

    DARLINGTON, MD. -- County Executive Alan McCarthy, Director of Administration Al Wein, Strategic Consultant Dr. Carl Roberts and Department of Emergency Services Chief Richard Brooks took an educational road trip to the Conowingo Hydroelectric Station recently to meet with representatives from Exelon Corporation to discuss the overabundance of debris that has collected at the dam.

    03/11/2018 12:16 PM

  • Technical Advisory Committee Continues Focus on Transit Development Plan

    ELKTON, MD. -- The Technical Advisory Committee convened its first meeting on Monday, March 5, 2018, as the next step in the development of Cecil County’s Transit Development Plan (TDP) which kicked off in early November.

    03/09/2018 1:08 PM

  • Message from the County Executive for March 9, 2018

    Cecil County Citizens: Maryland Senator Wayne Norman (District 35), representing northeastern Harford County and western Cecil County, passed away suddenly this past weekend. Senator Norman was a good friend to all of us as he was always willing to listen and to assist us in any way he could. To say that he will be missed is an understatement. Our hearts and prayers are extended to his wife and family.

    03/09/2018 10:09 AM

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    Water Service will be interrupted on March 13, 2018 between the hours of 8 AM to 4 PM. The area affected will be between North Woods Blvd. and Lakeside Drive on Razor Strap Rd.

    03/09/2018 9:28 AM


    71.138 Agricultural Acres Permanently Protected In Cecil County

    ELKTON, MD. -- Cecil County Government is pleased to announce that 71 acres of prime agricultural land in Cecil County is permanently protected. The property, owned by the Rodney Brewer family and located on Lombard Road in Rising Sun, is now permanently protected by the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation (MALPF).

    03/08/2018 1:38 PM

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    Cecil Employee Spotlight: Council Assistant Terry Hale

    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, Terry!

    03/08/2018 10:55 AM

  • PUBLIC NOTICE: Mechanics Valley Road Bridge over CSX Railroad Replacement

    In compliance with Section 4(f) of the U.S. Department of Transportation Act of 1966 (49 USC 303), hereinafter referred to as "Section 4(f)," and its implementing regulations codified at 23 CFR Part 774, the Cecil County Department of Public Works (DPW) is notifying the public through this notice that it will request the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) make a de minimis (or minor) impact finding in accordance with Section 4(f) regarding the permanent effects of the proposed Mechanics Valley Road Bridge over CSX Railroad Replacement and to provide the opportunity for public review and comment of this proposed determination.

    03/08/2018 10:18 AM

  • County Council Enacts

    Notice of Enactment: On Tuesday March 6, 2018 Legislative Session Day 2018-05, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 07-2018 Appointment - Board of Library Trustees - Phyllis Kilby. A Resolution to confirm the reappointment of Phyllis Kilby to the Cecil County Board of Library Trustees, to a five year term to expire on March 6, 2023.

    03/07/2018 1:40 PM

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    Cecil County Hunkers Down For More Winter Weather

    ELKTON, MD. -- As if last Friday's Winter Wind Storm Riley wasn't enough for one week, Mother Nature is in the process of unloading yet another weather event on Cecil County.

    03/07/2018 9:50 AM

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    Cecil County Roads Crews Go Above and Beyond in Aftermath of Winter Storm Riley

    ELKTON, MD. -- Chances are, if you're successfully traveling throughout the County today, you have the Cecil County Roads Division to thank for that. The aftermath of Friday's Winter Storm Riley left many county roads impassable due to downed trees and power lines. As soon as conditions were deemed safe on Saturday, Roads Division crews set out to assess the damage and begin the clean-up process.

    03/05/2018 4:50 PM

  • County to Conduct Public Meeting RE: Highway Safety

    ELKTON, MD. - The Cecil County Department of Public Works, in conjunction with the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office, will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 6 PM in the Elk Room of the Cecil County Administration Building, 200 Chesapeake Blvd, Elkton, Maryland for the purpose of soliciting public input regarding the County’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP), which is currently being developed.

    03/05/2018 3:29 PM

  • Message from the County Executive for March 1, 2018

    Cecil County Citizens: Before I go further, let me again state how sorry I am for the families of the students and faculty who died unnecessarily on Wednesday, February 14th in Parkland, Florida. I can only imagine how devastated their families feel. It appears that those in positions to make a difference and confront this repeating tragedy cannot find the will or the means to see it through. There has been much talk and rhetoric on what must be done. Locally, we work tirelessly with Cecil County Public Schools, Cecil County Sheriff’s Office and all local law enforcement agencies, as well as the Cecil County Department of Emergency Services to provide safe schools for our students and prevent such tragedies from occurring. We must follow the lead of our young voices and continue to impress upon our elected officials that continued inaction is not a choice.

    03/01/2018 3:23 PM

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    MD Department of Planning Offers Listening Sessions in Cecil County for 'A Better Maryland'

    ELKTON, MD. -- Cecil County Executive Alan McCarthy, County Councilmembers, administration and department staff, as well as representatives from local municipalities and residents were invited by the Maryland Department of Planning (MDP) to attend input sessions yesterday at the Cecil County Administration Building as a part of an initiative to reinforce a statewide plan to guide growth and development across Maryland.

    02/28/2018 3:50 PM


    Cecil County Parks & Rec Teams Up With CCPS for 'Club Bulldog ' After-School Program

    NORTH EAST, MD. -- Students at North East Middle School are a little more excited for the school day to end these days. In collaboration with Cecil County Public Schools (CCPS), Cecil County Parks and Rec is now hosting 'Club Bulldog' -- a free after-school program for North East Middle School students.

    02/27/2018 12:36 PM

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