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  • County Council Enacts

    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

  • County Council Enacts

    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

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    Cecil Cares 2017 -- a Countywide Day of Service

    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

  • High Potency Heroin Causes 30 Overdoses in the County

    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

  • Joint User Agreement for School-Recreation Facilities in Cecil County, Maryland

    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.


  • County Executive Appoints Public Information Officer

    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.


  • News Release - Areas Lacking Broadband Service

    08/28/2017 3:38 PM