Let’s talk trash!  “The Town of Chesapeake Beach Code requires that all trash storage receptacles shall be made of durable material and shall be watertight with tight fitting covers to control odor and prevent animal access.  No garbage, trash or debris shall be placed out for collection except in proper receptacles.”  Due to the excessive rains this summer, the trash company has been finding trash cans full of water along with being full of trash.  This causes the cans to be so heavy that they can’t physically be picked up.  The company has begun a no tolerance policy and will not collect the trash if the can is full of water.  You must properly cover your containers to avoid this and to ensure pick up.  Also, please do not use the Town provided recycle bins for regular trash; that will also prevent your trash from being collected.  We appreciate your attention and help with these matters as we strive to keep Chesapeake Beach beautiful.
Please be sure to put your trash and recycling out the evening before your pick up. The trash company will begin pick ups at 5:00 am due to the summer heat, and this will continue through September.
B Street Slope Assessment and the Beach Boardwalk Closure – The Town has contracted a geotechnical engineer to provide a global stability analysis of the  B street slope after the slope has showed signs of deterioration and damaged the Boardwalk. The geotechnical engineer has provided September 7th as the expected completion date for the analysis. Once reviewed, the Town will have a better understanding of the work that is needed to ensure the boardwalk is safe to repair and reopen to the public. We thank you for your patience while this review takes place.  SEE September 19…
The Chesapeake Beach 2018 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report has been released.  To view a printable copy of the report, click here .

Calvert County Public Schools have reopened.  Please exercise caution while driving in the vicinity of schools and school buses.  Please be respectful of private property when parking in the neighborhood around Beach Elementary. Do not block driveways, mailboxes or park in yards. Thank you for your consideration.
September 10 @6:45 PM –  Twin Beaches Neighborhood Watch Public Meeting in Town Hall Chambers.
September 10 @ 7:30 PM – Twin Beach Opioid Abuse Awareness Committee (TBOAAC) Meeting at Chesapeake Beach Town Hall — Public business meeting of the TBOAA Committee. Click here for TBOAAC news brief.
September 12 @ 7 pm at the North East Community Center – there will be a work session of the Town of Chesapeake Beach Planning Commission updating the Town’s Comprehensive Plan. Click Here .
September 13 @ 7 pm Economic Development Committee meeting in Town Hall.
September 17 @7 pm – Walkable Community Meeting in Town Hall.
September 18 @ 7 pm – Planning & Zoning Comprehensive Plan public information session.
September 19 @ 5pm — Hillis-Carnes Engineering Associates will hold an informational presentation at the Chesapeake Beach Town Hall on the B Street slope issue. The public is encouraged to attend.
September 19 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm: End Addiction Community Forum: Recovery Support. Help end opioid abuse in Calvert County. Join the Twin Beach Opioid Abuse Awareness Committee at the Northeast Community Center to learn about addiction recovery support strategies and resources from local health professionals; learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of opioid overdose and administer naloxone; and dispose of unwanted prescription drugs (www.twinbeachoaa.org/events).
September 20 @ 7 pm – Town Council Meeting in Town Hall.
September 25 @ 7pm – Board of Appeals Meeting in Town Hall.
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September 27 @ 7pm – Green Team Meeting in Town Hall Conference Room.

?For more information on any of the above “Happenings,” contact Marti Gilpin (Office and Community Involvement Coordinator for the Town of Chesapeake Beach, MD)  410-257-2230  or via email  .

?Because late-breaking changes and additions to “Happenings” sometimes occur, check the Town’s website for the most up-to-date information.