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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
08/28/2017 3:38 PM
The public hearing for Rezoning Case 2017-05 Abundant Solar Power, Inc., originally scheduled on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, has been postponed. The public hearing has been rescheduled from September 5, 2017 to November 21, 2017 at the County Administration Building, The Elk Room, 200 Chesapeake Blvd., Elkton, MD on the following Rezoning application:
08/24/2017 11:27 AM
On Tuesday August 15, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-16, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 35-2017 Appointment—Building Board of Appeals - Leroy H. Scott III. A Resolution to confirm the reappointment of Leroy H. Scott III by the County Executive to the Cecil County Building Board of Appeals, term to expire August 15, 2018. Resolution No. 36-2017 Appointment—Cecil County Plumbing Board - Ronald Dixon, Thomas Vaughn, Sr. and Melvin Reburn. A Resolution to confirm the reappointment of Ronald Dixon, Thomas
08/17/2017 8:38 AM
A public hearing will be held by the County Council of Cecil County on Tuesday, September 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: 2017-05- APPLICANT: Abundant Solar Power, Inc. REQUEST: Request to rezone 40.1 acres from Suburban Transition (ST), to Northern Agricultural Residential (NAR). PROPERTY
08/11/2017 1:43 PM
Elkton, MD – On July 7, 2017, Cecil County Executive Dr. Alan McCarthy announced the recipients of the competitive FY2018 Video Lottery Terminal (VLT) Local Community grants. The purpose of the VLT Local Community Grant Program is to provide local nonprofit and state, county, and municipal government agencies funding to address the needs of the community and/or population for: public safety initiatives; public service projects or programs related to economic development, community development, infrastructure and sanitation; and prevention, intervention and education projects or programs.
08/02/2017 2:13 PM
CECIL COUNTY COUNCIL NAMES POULTRY HOUSE CAFOs COMMITTEE
07/21/2017 2:46 PM
A public hearing will be held by the County Council of Cecil County on Tuesday August 15, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Elk Room of the County Administration Building, 200 Chesapeake Blvd, Elkton, MD on the following: 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,
07/20/2017 11:43 AM
On Tuesday July 18, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-14, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 27-2017 Appointments—Department of Social Services Board - Raymond Hamm and Berkeley Orr. A Resolution to confirm the reappointment of Raymond W. Hamm, Jr. and Berkeley C. Orr, Jr. to the Department of Social Services Board for three (3) year terms to expire June 30, 2020.
07/20/2017 10:17 AM
Elkton, MD – County Executive Alan McCarthy and the Cecil County Council are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Cecil County Recycling Awards. This is the twelfth year that Cecil County Government has recognized municipalities, private firms, and other organizations for excellence in recycling and waste reduction.
07/19/2017 9:38 AM
On Tuesday July 11, 2017 Legislative Session Day 2017-13, the County Council of Cecil County Enacted: Resolution No. 22-2017 Amendment - Master Water and Sewer Plan - Conowingo Mobile Home Court and Maybelle Manor Mobile Home Estates. A Resolution to amend the Cecil County Master Water and Sewer Plan, Tables 8, 9, 11; and associated map; in order to separate the sewage systems
07/12/2017 3:36 PM
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
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