News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

Mayor Patrick J. “Irish” Mahoney delivered the Mayoral State of the Town at the January 17thTown Council meeting. Pleaseclick herefor the presentation; pleaseclick herefor the full detailed State of the Town.

High Water Bill? Check for Leaks –Over the last several weeks the Town has seen an increase in leaks, on the residents side, that have resulted in higher than normal bills. One of the most common causes of leaksis the toilet. Your toilet may have a continuous flow of water that you might not be immediately aware of. Be sure to check your toilet for the sound of water running and ensure the componentsarenot inneed ofreplacement. Residents should also check for leaking faucets and make repairs as soon as possible to reduce waste and decrease costs. For further tips please call Connie O’Dell at Town Hall (410) 257-2230and stay tuned for our upcoming newsletter article highlighting additional details.

MOSQUITO CONTROL —Mosquito season will be here before you know it.Please be advised that if you DO NOT want your property area sprayed you MUST request to be put on the DO NOT SPRAY list. If you are in an area that would require Mosquito Control to enter onto private property (driveways), you ALSO must request to be put on the ENTER PRIVATE PROPERTY list. You must submit a signed request form. To receive a request form, please contact Sharon atshumm@chesapeakebeachmd.govor by calling town hall at 410-257-2230.DEADLINE is March 29, 2019.

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.


Comprehensive Plan Community Engagement – We want to hear from residents!  Please visit for up to date information from the Planning and Zoning Commission, complete a survey to provide your feedback and follow the 

Comprehensive planning progress.Please visit or call Town Hall for assistance completing the survey or if you would like a paper copy of the survey mailed to your home. A computer is available in the Town Hall lobby for ease of access to the survey.

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.

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 – The Town Council awarded a contract for the repairs to the exposed retaining wall along the B Street slope as well as the repairs to the Boardwalk.Work is expected to start within the next week with an anticipated completion by March. The Town released a Request for Sealed Proposals for the B street sewer line move from the shoreline to B street. The proposals for this work will be review by the Mayor and Town Council at the February work session with a contract award expected to take place at the February Town Council meeting.

  • February 11 at 6:00 pm- Town Council Work Session
  • February 13 at 7:00 pm – Planning & Zoning Commission meeting in Town Chambers to discuss the Comprehensive Plan update
  •  February 15 at 1:00 pm – Ethics Committee Meeting- Town Council Chambers

February 19 at 6:00 pm – Twin Beach Opioid Abuse Awareness Committee meets at Chesapeake Beach Town Hall — Business meeting of the TBOAA Committee.The public is invited to attend. If you have been affected by the opioid crisis, we want to hear your story or your ideas on how we can better help those suffering from addiction in our community. For more information about the committee and our past activities,click here.

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