News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

Bulk Trash collection will take place on the third Thursday of every month for the entire Town. Please contact Town Hall (410-257-2230) to schedule your pickup no later than the Monday morning prior to collection.  June 20th is the next bulk trash collection date. For more information, click here .

Safe Routes to School Sidewalk Design Phase Updates: A public presentation took place during the May 16th Town meeting providing an update regarding the sidewalk design for the Rt 261 and Old Bayside Road sidewalk design.  To view the presentation, click here .

Current Town released Requests for Proposals: 

  • Kellam’s Field Drainage Ditch Maintenance, eMaryland Marketplace BID #MDTCB31044985 
  • Sidewalk Design Conceptual Planning, eMaryland Marketplace BID #MDTCB31044953
  • General Paving Contract, eMaryland Marketplace BID #MDTCB31044952

State Highway Fishing Creek Bridge will be wrapping up completion this coming week! Please be aware of final traffic patterns and turn lanes that are in place.

The Town of Chesapeake Beach still has vacancies on the Board of Appeals and the Planning & Zoning Commission that need to be filled. If anyone is interested please send your resume to the Town Clerk, Sharon Humm, via email or mail to Town of Chesapeake Beach, PO Box 400, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732

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 .

June 3 – Town Council Work Session in Town Hall Chambers at 6 PM.  To view a real time live stream of the meeting, click here .

June 13- Planning and Zoning meeting in Town Hall Chambers at 7 PM

June 20 – Town Council Meeting in Town Hall Chambers at 7 PM.  To view a real time live stream of the meeting, click here .

June 15 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  We are offering the first of three cruise dates for Summer 2019.  We will be welcoming Dr. Ralph Eshelman, who is a specialist in maritime history of the Chesapeake Bay, War of 1812 in the Chesapeake, geology and paleontology. As we cruise he will fill us in on many interesting things about the Bay we all love.  The cost is $32 per person. Children are welcome; there are no age limits, but these cruises are more suited for adults. Guests can bring small coolers with adult beverages, drinks and snacks. All cruises leave from the Rod ‘N’ Reel Dock located at 4165 Mears Avenue, Chesapeake Beach MD 20732. For an event flyer,click here .  To view a flyer that provides an overview of all three cruises, click here .

July 17 from 6:30pm – 9:30pm. A Splash Free Celebration. Join us in celebration of our 25th season at the Chesapeake Beach Water Park. Live music by John Luskey. Southern MD sunset, appetizers, adult beverages.  For an event flyer, click here .

September 14 from 12 pm – 5pm. Taste the Beaches @ Kellam’s Field. Reserve your vendor space today!  The third annual Taste the Beaches event, attracting an estimated 2,000 attendees annually, is an outdoor festival with a community block party vibe; showcasing local businesses, restaurants, venues and attractions available in the Towns of Chesapeake Beach and North Beach. Event sponsored by the Town of Chesapeake Beach and the Town of North Beach. All vendors are welcome with priority given to food vendors in the Twin Beaches of Chesapeake Beach and North Beach.  Apply by emailing or Click Here to access the online form and enter code TTB2019 for a 20% discount for applications submitted by July 1, 2019.

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