News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

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 is in place effective September 12, 2019, westbound along Old Bayside Rd. Within the Beach Elementary School Zone, a camera will be effectively in place for enforcement traveling westbound on September 26, 2019. 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 struck 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.

September is National Preparedness Month. For more information on how you can prepare for an emergency, pleaseclick here. Don’t wait. Communicate. Make your emergency plan today.

September 16 at 7:00 pm – Walkable Community Meeting in Town Hall Chambers

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. To view a printable copy of the meeting agenda and supporting documents,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...