News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

NOTICE – Paving work on the alley between 27th and 28th between D and EStreet will continue.The contractor will be back on Monday September 9th to pave it. The work being done is highlighted in yellow. For a printable view of the the areas impacted,click here.

RFP Maintenance Dredging Re-solicitation —The Town of Chesapeake Beach seeks re-solicited sealed proposals in response to eMaryland Marketplace#BOM015557Maintenance Dredging of the Fishing Creek Channel. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on September 19th at 9:00 AM at Town Hall: 8200 Bayside Rd. Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732. Sealed proposals are due by October 2nd at 9:00 AM at Town Hall. For more information please visit eMaryland Marketplace or contact Holly Wahl

NOTICE: The Town of Chesapeake Beach issues notice that an automated speed enforcement program will be in place effective September 12, 2019 along Old Bayside Rd. within the Beach Elementary School Zone traveling both East and West bound, in addition to the automated speed enforcement program currently in place along RT 261 and Old Bayside Rd.As the 2019-2020 school year approaches, please take note of your speed within the Beach Elementary School zone.The Town of Chesapeake Beach recently conducted a study for a one week period in August of 2019, along Old Bayside Rd., that showed 444 vehicles were traveling up to 12 MPH over a 20 MPH speed limit and 71 vehicles were traveling over 12 MPH over a 20 MPH speed limit. According to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Study, the chances of a pedestrian surviving being struct by a vehicle decreases by 70%; between the speed of 20 MPH and 40 MPH. Please join our efforts to keep children, their families, teachers and administrators safe. For more information,click here.

Do you rent a residence in the Town of Chesapeake Beachorare you the owner of a residence that is arentalin the Town of Chesapeake Beach?If so, the Town needs to hear from you. The Town Council recently adopted a Housing Code Ordinance O-9-11 to establish maintenance standards for properties in Town and to establish a rental licensing program. To ensure your residence is on the Town’s rental registry list, pleaseclick here.

September is National Preparedness Month. For more information on how you can prepare for a emergency, pleaseclick here.

September 9 at 6:00 PM – The Town Council will hold an Informational Work Session in Town Hall Chambers.For a printable copy of the agenda,click here. To view a live stream and video coverage of the meeting when available,click here.

September 11 at 7:00 pm – Planning and Zoning meeting in Town Hall Chambersto work on the 2040 Comprehensive Plan. Resident attendance and participation is encouraged. For a printable copy of the agenda,click here. To view a live stream and video coverage of the meeting when available,click here.

September 14 from 12 pm – 5pm. Please join us for the third annual Taste the Beaches @ Kellam’s Field. Admission is FREE. Over 80 vendors have 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.

Calling all Volunteers! We still need Volunteers for the Taste the Beaches eventbetween 11 am and 6 pm at Kellam’s Field (however much time you can spare will be appreciated). Please emailtaste@chesapeakebeachmd.govif you are interested in volunteering.

September 19 at 7:00 pm – Town Council meeting in Town Hall Chambers.To view a live stream and video coverage of the meeting when available,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.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...