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County Council Enacts

May 19, 2020

Post Date:05/22/2020 4:37 PM

Notice of Enactment

 On Tuesday, May 19, 2020 Legislative Session Day 2020-10, the County Council of Cecil County  


Bill No. 2020-02 Taxation – Tax Credit – Senior Citizens and Veterans. A Bill to provide for a Cecil County Senior Citizens and Veterans Tax Credit Program; to establish a property tax credit for certain senior citizens and veterans; to establish the criteria for the property tax credit created; and generally relating to property tax discounts and credits.  Effective Date: 07/21/2020


Bill No. 2020-03 Lease and Purchase – Vehicles and Equipment Financing.  A Bill authorizing and empowering Cecil County, Maryland to enter into new financing under a lease purchase agreement or similar arrangement in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000) for Fiscal Year 2021 for the purpose of financing the acquisition of certain necessary and essential vehicles and equipment for use in the County’s governmental programs; providing that the obligations of the County under the agreement shall not be a general obligation of the County, shall not constitute a pledge of the full faith and credit or the taxing power of the County and shall not constitute a debt of the County within the meaning of any statutory or constitutional provision, but shall be subject to appropriation in each and every fiscal year during the term of the agreement; empowering the County Executive to execute and deliver an executive order prior to the execution and delivery of the agreement in order to award the agreement to the successful bidder and to fix, prescribe and determine the details of such financing; and relating generally to such financing.  Effective Date: 07/21/2020


Bill No. 2020-04 As Amended Capital Improvement Program – FY 2021-2025. A Bill to approve the Capital Improvement Program for Cecil County for Fiscal Years 2021 through 2025.  Effective Date: 07/21/2020


Bill No. 2020-05 As Amended Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance – FY 2021.  A Bill to adopt the County Budget including the Current Expense Budget, Capital Budget, Special Purpose Budgets and Grants Budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021, and to appropriate funds for all expenditures for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020.  Effective Date: 07/21/2020


Resolution No. 19-2020 Adoption – Tax Rates - FY 2021.  A Resolution to levy and impose a property and income tax for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021; setting the tax rates for property and providing for the collection of the property tax.


By:  James Massey, Council Manager


Copies are available on the Cecil County Government website at and at the County  Administration Building, 200 Chesapeake Blvd., Elkton.  For more information contact the County  Council Office at 410.996.5201 or email:  This document is available in alternate   format.

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