St. Mary’s County Commissioners held their regular business meeting on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 in the Chesapeake Building in Leonardtown and recognized four milestones with proclamations.
The Commissioners proclaimed National 4-H Week, National Family Violence Awareness Month, Case Management Recognition Week and National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
The Disabled Persons Commission (COPD) held its annual awards ceremony. Several outstanding individuals and organizations across the county were honored, including Joe St. Clair, Texas Roadhouse, Debra Bowles, Crystal Haislip and the Arc of Southern Maryland, Mary Randall * and Jahaun Lee for their service to the disabled community. *Posthumously
St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office received approval for his application to develop a career ladder for the station clerk position with three levels and advancement based on tenure, training and annual performance reviews successful. Funding for the program will come from the budget approved by the Sheriff.
The Education Council has received approval of its budget modification request for a categorical budget adjustment for fiscal year 2022 to purchase new equipment in the amount of $ 40,065.
The commissioners approved a request from the Department of Finance for a resolution authorizing the request by the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission (MetCom) to issue infrastructure bonds in an amount not to exceed $ 10,200,000. MetCom will use the funds to borrow capital for various capital improvement projects.
Jeannett Cudmore, CFO, updated previous funding requests for the American Rescue Act grant. Commissioners Approved The Commissioners approved $ 543,320 for an equal allowance for the fire services and $ 65,000 for the watercraft of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department.
The Department of Economic Development has obtained commissioners’ approval for a resolution to establish regulations for the collection and remittance of the St. Mary’s County lodging tax for short-term rental agencies.
The commissioners will hold a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. to receive citizen feedback on the request of the Ministry of Land Use and Growth Management for a comprehensive amendment to the water and sewerage plan for the property. on Tap LLC.
The commissioners will hold a joint meeting with St. Mary’s County delegates at 6 p.m. in the Chesapeake Building in Leonardtown to hear and discuss eight demands for the 2022 legislative session.
Due to the Columbus Day statutory holiday, there will be no meeting of the commissioners on Tuesday, October 12; the next regular business meeting of the commissioner will be on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.
The Commissioner’s decisions and related public documents are available on the county government website in BoardDocs. The Commissioners’ Meetings can be watched live Tuesday mornings on SMCG 95 or replayed Friday evenings at 6:30 pm Meetings can also be viewed on demand on the St. Mary County Government’s YouTube channel.
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