News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

The Town of Chesapeake Beach has canceled the bulk trash services bid MDTCB31043813.  The Town has issued a RFP Open Market Bid MDTCB31043953 for bulk, trash and recycling services for municipal residents. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on April 17th at 9:00 AM at Town Hall 8200 Bayside Rd. Chesapeake, Beach MD. Sealed bids will be received April 25th 2019 at 10:00 AM at Town Hall.  For more information contact Holly Wahl, Town Administrator (410)257-2230 or via email or visit eMaryland Marketplace bid numberMDTCB31043953 .
 

State Highway Fishing Creek Bridge Update – The State Highway Administration (SHA)notified the Town thatthe previously announced construction start date of March 27this nowmoved to mid April due to further work on low voltage lines within the area.The Town will provide an updated notice as soon as more information is available.

NOTICE: The Rod and Reel parking garage project has reached a point where they have brought in a large crane to erect large precast concrete beams and structures. This work started February 15th and will continue for 8 to 10 weeks.This will create a flagging operation on Mears Avenue as the trucks arrive and leave. There are no permanent lane closures scheduled.

The Calvert County Department of Public Safety is hosting free monthly training sessions to better prepare citizens of all ages for emergencies.Training focuses on active shooter, performing CPR and assisting injured persons prior to professional help arriving. For more information,click here.

Join us in celebration of the125th Anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Chesapeake Beach.Several events will be held in celebration of the Town. Please join us April 6th from 4-6pm at Town Hall. Food sponsored by Mamma Lucia By the Bay. To view the invitation pleaseclick here.

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.

Plant a Buffer Garden with FREE Trees!The Chesapeake Beach Green Team brings news of how to access FREE trees and provide a benefits to the beautiful Bay and its tributaries. For more information,click here.
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Comprehensive Plan Community Engagement – We want to hear from residents!  Please visit www.planchesapeakebeachmd.gov 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.
 

The Chesapeake Beach Water Park is currently seeking adults that are looking for Part-Time and / or Seasonal Work to apply as Cashiersfor our 25thAnniversary Season!The CBWP is a great place to make supplemental income, choose flexible hours, and work in a fun, fast-paced, energetic environment! To apply online today,click hereand attend Cashier Orientation on Saturday, March 23rdfrom 10:00am to 12:30pm to get started! We look forward to working with you.

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!

Following is the upcoming (REVISED) flushing schedule according to Public Works:

March 26 – Bayview Hills
March 27, 28, 29 – North Side

March 28 at 7pm – Green Team Meeting in TownHall Conference Room

April 1 at 6pm – Town CouncilWork Session in Town Hall Chambers

April 7 from 1-3pm. FREE ANNUAL EASTER FESTIVALpresented by the Town of Chesapeake Beach, Chesapeake Beach Waterpark, and the Calvert County Department of Parks and Recreation Northern District. Kellam’s Field (3825 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach). In case of rain or snow, the event will be moved indoors to Northeast Community Center. EASTER EGG HUNTS, THE EASTER BUNNY, SUPERHEROES, INFLATABLES, FACE PAINTING, WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT. For a printable event flyer,click here.

April 8 @ 1pm – the Board of Appeals will hold a meeting at Town Hall.

April 9 at 6 pm Twin Beaches Opioid Abuse Awareness Meeting in Town Hall Chambers.

April 13 Green Team – Save the Date for Fishing Creek clean-up more info to come.Rain date April 27th.

April 23 from 2:30-6:30 pm (Save the Date)Town Hall Chambers BIOBLITZ presentation. More information to follow.

April 27 from 10am-1 pmBayfrontParkCommunity Clean-up–Join your neighbors and friends at this family-friendlycommunity eventand help keep Bayfront Park pristine and clean.We will meet atBayfrontParkparking lot.Water, gloves, rakes, trash grabbers, and trash bags will be provided.Dress for the weather.If you have questions, contactKeithPardieck
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June 15 from 5 pm – 7 pmBayfront Park Nature Walk & Talk Series: CoastalGeologyof Calvert Cliffs and Bayfront Park Beach.Join Chesapeake Beach’s own Dr. Ken Rasmussen, Professor of Geology and Oceanography at Northern Virginia Community College, as he describes the ancient past recorded in our stretch of Calvert Cliffs, and the dynamic modern-day forces that continue to shape them today. Event suitable for ages 13+, minors must be accompanied by responsible adult. No pets please. The event is free but registration is required as group size will be limited to 15 people. To register or for more information (SOLD OUT),click here.

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For more information, call 410-257-2230 oremail info@chesapeakebeachmd.gov.

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