News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach


NOTICE: all trash will be PICKED UP tomorrow January 15.

NOTICE: In following the Calvert County government closure, Town Hall will be closed on Monday January 14, 2019. Road conditions throughout the County are still slick due to icy conditions and below freezing weather and residents should avoid travel if possible.

Issued by the National Weather ServiceFor Calvert County, Maryland
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL 9AM EST MON ...SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY SPOTS THIS MORNING… TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN BELOW FREEZING THROUGH THE MORNING COMMUTE. THEREFORE, ANY UNTREATED SURFACES WILL REMAIN SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY DURING THIS TIME. PLEASE USE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN TRAVELLING THIS MORNING AND ALLOW FOR EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION. TEMPERATURES WILL RISE ABOVE FREEZING LATE THIS MORNING INTO EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

BALTIMORE (Jan. 9, 2019) – BGE reminds customers of important energy assistance available to helpmeet their energy needs.With many Marylanders impacted by the ongoing federal government shutdown,BGE is taking steps to expand awareness of the programs in place to help customers through temporary orextended financial hardship.“We know this may be a challenging time for some of our customers, especially those affected by thefederal government shutdown, and we are committed to helping them address their energy needs,” saidRodney Oddoye, BGE’s chief customer officer. “We have many programs available to help customers andcan also connect those who need extra assistance to community and government partners who also offersupport. It is our goal to assist every customer who contacts us and requests assistance.” To view the entire press release,click here.

NOTICE: Christmas Trees will be picked up on Wednesday’s during January 2019. Please contact Town Hall if your tree will be somewhere besides at the front curb of your home, such as in an alley.

Comprehensive Plan Community Engagement –Please visitwww.planchesapeakebeachmd.govfor up to date information from the Planning and Zoning Commission, complete a survey to provide your feedback and follow the Comprehensive planning progress.

Army Corps of Engineers Increases funding for Fishing Creek Dredging Projects by $1.26M–“The Town of Chesapeake Beach is honored to receive increased funding for Fishing Creek providing its continued use as a vital channel within the Town, the State and the Nation. This allocation of funding would not be possible without the support of Congressman Steny Hoyer, Senator Chris Van Hollen and Senator Ben Cardin, who have worked to keep Chesapeake Beach on the list of priorities to support maintenance, and related activities, at the Nation’s most heavily used coastal ports and inland waterways,” Chesapeake Beach Mayor Patrick J. “Irish” Mahoney stated in appreciation. For more information,click here.

NOTICE: The Planning & Zoning Commission will NOT meet during January.

The Chesapeake Beach Water Park is now taking sign-ups for Orientations for all Positions for the 2019 Summer Season.All interviews for all positions will be conducted at these Job Specific Orientations on the dates listed on our website. We hire starting at age 14 for Customer Service Specialists (CSSs), and Runners in the Food and Beverage Department. Grillers working in our Beachcomber Grille must be 15 years old. To sign up as a lifeguard you must be 15 year of age by May 25, 2019. Cashier’s must be 17 years of age. To sign up for the Orientation for the position of your choice visit ourwebsite. Working at the Chesapeake Beach Water park is a wonderful way to spend your summer!

B Street Update –“ As a further way to mitigate storm water runoff and lessen the burden on the slope, the Town purchased 7429 B street. The Town is currently working with the Maryland Land and BGEPR010919 Water Conservation Fund for possible funding contributions towardsthe acquisition. The acquisition of this property will provide the opportunity to access the slope, the public boardwalk and continue to make improvements to the stormwater infrastructure in the area.”

CANCELLED — January 14that 7:00 pm – Walkable Community meeting in Town Hall Conference Room.

January 17that 7:00 pm – Town Council meeting in Town Hall chambers.For a printable copy of the meeting agenda,click here.

January 15, 6:00 pm — Twin Beach Opioid Abuse Awareness Committee Meeting at Chesapeake Beach Town Hall — Public business meeting of the TBOAA Committee. The public is encouraged to participate. For more information about the committee and our past activities see www.chesapeakebeachmd.gov/OAAC.htm and www.twinbeachoaa.org/ .

January 24that 7:oo pm – Green Team meeting in Town Hall Conference Room

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