News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

Tree Trimming: For safety reasons and bus access, the Town will be trimming trees near Town sidewalks, streets and rights of way over the next few weeks.
Fishing Creek Channel:The Town of Chesapeake Beach received a grant from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Waterway Improvement Fund to conduct an emergency dredging of Fishing Creek Channel. The Town is currently engaged in the procurement process with DNR for the dredging. For the most current (July 2019) Fishing Creek Channel Survey, pleaseclick here.
Planning & Zoning Survey Results:To view the Planning & Zoning community survey results pleaseclick here.
A seat on the Chesapeake Beach Town Council was recently vacated by a Town Council member. Chesapeake Beach residents interested in applying for the position should send their resumes to Sharon Humm, Town Clerk, atshumm@chesapeakebeachmd.govby August 23, 2019.
The Town of Chesapeake Beach 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, viaemailor mail to Town of Chesapeake Beach, PO Box 400, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
August 12 at 7 PM – Walkable Community Meeting in Town Hall Chambers.
August 14 at 7 PM – Planning & Zoning Meeting in Town Hall Chambers.This meeting has been CANCELLED — the next meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission will take place September 11th, 2019.
August Meeting Notice:The Town Councildoes not have a scheduled meeting in the month of August. The next scheduled meeting of the Town Council is September 9th.
Don’t miss it! Last Moonlight Cruise this yearis Saturday, August 24th at 7 PM.Subtle rock and pop as well as country music by local artist Ross Crampton. For more information and to purchase tickets,click here.
August 27 at 6 PM – Ethics Committee Meeting in Town Hall Chambers.
August 28 at 6:30 pm – The Chesapeake Beach Water Park will hold an End of Season Adult Swim Social? (ages 18+) from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.There is no charge for Chesapeake Beach Residents and their guests. The Beachcomber Grille and the Cool Zone will remain open for anyone interested in purchasing dinner or snacks.To RSVP, pleaseclick here.
September 7 at 10 AM to Noon – OYSTER RELOCATION.CBOCS is moving oysters from the hatchery to Fishing Creek. The location is Marina West. Need 25+ volunteers to load cages, count spat and take the oysters to the creek. Wear water shoes and be prepared to get wet to the waist or sit at the table and count spat. Pizza will be served as usual.
September 9 at 6 PM – The Town Council will hold an Informational Work Session in Town Hall Chambers.
September 14 from 12 pm – 5pm. Mark your calendars for the third annual Taste the Beaches @ Kellam’s Field. Admission is FREE. Over 65 vendors have been signed up for the event, to date.Let us know if you plan to join us byclicking here. To view or print an event flyer,click here.
October 2-9 — the EDNA E. LOCKWOOD heritage tour.See the last sailing bugeye oyster boat at the Rod ‘N’ Reel marina. Up to 1 hour tours to learn about ship restoration and early oyster harvesting. Great photo opportunity for the whole family. For more information,click here.
?North Beach Volunteer Fire Department is seeking new volunteers of all ages.Now is the time to become an important part of our community… YOUR COMMUNITY! As a volunteer, you will learn skills that prepare you to help members of your community when they need it the most. Think about how rewarding it will be to offer aid to those who call upon you. Training and gear provided. Inquire at the firehouse located at 8536 Bayside Road Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732.
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