Press Release, Charles County Commissioners

Tuesday, Jan. 8

Charles County Commissioners’ Meeting


9 a.m. – The Open Session of the Commissioners’ Meeting begins in the Commissioner’s Meeting Room.

  • Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance
  • Recognition: Oath of Office Certificates of Appreciation

9:10 a.m. – Commissioners’ Comments

9:15 a.m. – Approval: Minutes of Dec. 11, 2018

9:20 a.m. – Approval Items

9:30 a.m. – Update: Bill 2018-10 Board of Fire and Rescue Membership


The Closed Session will begin at 9:40 a.m. in the Government Building Conference Room.All or a portion of this session may be closed pursuant to Section 3-305(b)(1)(8) of the General Provisions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland.


11 a.m. – The Open Session of the Commissioners’ Meeting begins in the Commissioner’s Meeting Room.

  • Briefing: Inclement Weather and Snow Removal Policies and Procedures

1 p.m. – Commissioners’ Meeting continues at the Charles County Board of Education, 5980 Radio Station Road, La Plata for the Board of Education Recognition of Charles County High Schools’ Pages to the Maryland General Assembly for the 2019 Legislative Session

1:30 p.m. – The Open Session of the Commissioners’ Meeting continues in the Commissioner’s Meeting Room.

Department Briefing: Fiscal & Administrative Services

2:15 p.m. – Discussion: Charles County Options for a Charles County Fire Marshall

2:30 p.m. – Work Session and Request for Approval: Board of County Commissioners Rules of Procedures

2:50 p.m. – Work Session: Charles County Sponsorship Process

3:10 p.m. – Work Session: Commissioners’ Standard Operating Procedures (SOP): Community Support Policy

and County Commissioner Expense Policy

3:30 p.m. – Action on Boards, Committees, and Commissions

3:35 p.m. – Commissioner’s New Business


5:30 p.m. – Registration opens to sign in to speak at the 6 p.m. public hearing.

6 p.m. – Public Hearing: Board of Fire and Rescue Membership Bill 2018-10

Wednesday, Jan. 9

Charles County Commissioners’ Meeting

Commissioners Tour

10 a.m. – Briefing and Tour: Naval Support Facility Indian Head at 3838 Strauss Ave., Indian Head

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David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...