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  • County Receives State Solar Grant

    Elkton, MD – The Maryland Department of the Environment (“MDE”) has awarded a $188,000 “Fiscal Year 2018 Energy Water Infrastructure Program” (“EWIP”) grant to Cecil County Government to fund the installation of a solar array at the County’s Northeast River Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant at Seneca Point.

    07/12/2017 12:39 PM

  • County Announces Policy Regarding Mandatory Connection to Sanitary Sewer Where Available

    Elkton, MD – The Cecil County Department of Public Works (“DPW”) has published a formal written policy regarding implementation of a section of the Cecil County Code that mandates that properties be connected to the County’s sanitary sewer system in cases where the property abuts the sewer main. Section 97-12 of the Cecil County Code requires property owners to connect to public sanitary sewer where and when it is available and, once the connection is made, to formally abandon existing on-site disposal systems. Abandonment typically entails disconnecting the building drain, pumping out and disposing of the contents of the holding tank, punching holes in the bottom of the tank to permit drainage, and filling the tank with stone.

    07/11/2017 3:48 PM

  • Citizens Corner Cancelled for JULY 11 AND AUGUST 1

    CITIZENS CORNER CANCELLED FOR JULY 11 AND AUGUST 1 The Cecil County Council has cancelled Citizens Corner for July 11 and August 1. The next Citizens Corner is scheduled on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 6pm in the Elk Room of the County Administration Building, 200 Chesapeake Blvd, Elkton MD. Citizens who wish to address the Council

    06/22/2017 10:05 AM

  • County Council Public Hearing

    PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE COUNTY COUNCIL OF CECIL COUNTY A public hearing will be held by the County Council of Cecil County on Tuesday, July 11, 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: 2017-04- APPLICANT: Penntex Ventures, LLC, c/o Dwight E. Thomey. REQUEST: To rezone 1 acre from Business Local (BL) to Business General, (BG). PROPERTY LOCATION: 2825 North East Road,

    06/21/2017 3:10 PM

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    55+ Healthy Lifestyle Expo

    The 15th Anniversary of the 55+ Healthy Lifestyle Expo schedule for August 10th, 2017

    06/21/2017 2:55 PM

  • County Council Enacts

    Notice of Enactment On Tuesday June 20, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-12, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2017-12 Agricultural Preservation District - Appledale Farm. A Bill to approve the petition of George and Barbara Balog for property located at 134 Warburton Road, North East, MD 21901, also known as Appledale Farm (Tax Map 19, Grid 15, Parcels 61 and 487) requesting the

    06/21/2017 2:23 PM

  • News Release# 17-09 - Cecil County Receives Chesapeake & Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Grant

    Elkton, MD – The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has awarded an $818,225 Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund “Cost-Effective Non-Point Source Pollution Reduction Grant” to Cecil County Government to fund the upgrade of a stormwater management facility serving the Timberbrook development in North East as well as the construction or upgrade of roadside stormwater management ditches along County roadways.

    06/21/2017

  • County Council Enacts

    On Tuesday June 6, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-11, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2017-07 Capital Improvement Program - FY2018-2022. A Bill to approve the Capital Improvement Program for Cecil County for Fiscal Years 2018 through 2022. Effective Date 08/14/17

    06/14/2017 11:51 AM

  • County Council Enacts

    Notice of Enactment On Tuesday May 16, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-10, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 17-2017 Appointment - Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council - Dr. Paul M. Katz. A Resolution to appoint Paul M. Katz to the Cecil County Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council to a three year term, term to expire on May 16, 2020.

    05/23/2017 2:13 PM

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    Hogan Administration Launches “Before It’s Too Late” Web Portal to Provide Resources, Raise Awareness of Opioid Crisis

    The Hogan-Rutherford administration today launched "Before It’s Too Late," a new web portal designed to provide resources and raise public awareness of the rapid escalation of the evolving heroin, opioid, and fentanyl crisis in Maryland.

    05/17/2017 1:30 PM

  • County Council Enacts

    On Tuesday May 2, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-09, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 16-2017 Tax Credit - Historic Property - Thomas Richards House. A Resolution to approve a property tax credit of 10% of the documented expenses spent by the owner-taxpayer for the restoration and preservation of Thomas Richards House, a historic designated structure in Cecil

    05/03/2017 12:02 PM

  • County Council Enacts

    On Tuesday April 18, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-08, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2017-04 Supplemental Appropriation - Capital Budget - Board of Education - BTOP and E-Rate A Bill to amend the Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for Cecil County

    04/21/2017 2:33 PM

  • County Council Public Hearing

    A public hearing will be held by the County Council of Cecil County on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the County Administration Building, The Elk Room, 200 Chesapeake Blvd., Elkton, MD on the following Rezoning application:

    04/20/2017 8:34 AM

  • Notice of Funding Availability: VLT Local Community Grant For FY 2018

    Cecil County Executive Dr. Alan J. McCarthy is pleased to announce the notice of funding availability (NOFA) for the Video Lottery Terminal (VLT) Grant Program for FY 2018. Nonprofit and not-for-profit organizations and state, county and municipal government agencies are eligible to apply for grants to mitigate the impact of the Perryville gaming facility (Hollywood Casino) on local resources and communities. Grant applications must indicate how the funding will be used to address the needs of the community and/or population served in one of three purpose areas: 1.) Public Safety Initiatives, 2.) Economic, Community Development, Infrastructure and Sanitation Public Service Projects or Programs, or 3.) Prevention, Intervention and Education Projects or Programs.

    04/12/2017 1:52 PM

  • County Council Enacts

    Notice of Enactment On Tuesday April 4, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-07, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Bill No. 2017-01 Landfill Closure Investment Account and Board of Directors. A Bill to create a Landfill Closure Investment Account in the Landfill Enterprise Fund, to create a Facility Closure Investment Account Board of Directors, and to authorize the Landfill Closure Investment Account Board of Directors to invest and reinvest funds in the Landfill Closure Investment Account in accordance with applicable law and Board regulation. Effective Date: 06/05/2017

    04/06/2017 10:27 AM

  • LAND USE AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

    County Executive Alan McCarthy announced today that services currently delivered in three different departments will be combined and housed under one new department, to be called the Department of Land Use and Development Services. In accordance with this reorganization and consolidation, services provided by Planning & Zoning, Permits & Inspections and the plans review function of the Department of Public Works will all be combined as divisions within the new Department of Land Use and Development Services.

    03/29/2017 11:33 AM

  • County Council Public Hearing

    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

  • County Council Enacts

    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

  • Poultry Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) - Executive Order 01-2017

    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

  • Tier Map Advisory Committee Appointments by the County Executive

    03/03/2017 10:35 AM

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