News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Information Office

Department of Recreation and Parks Citizen Advisory Board
February Meeting Canceled

Leonardtown, MD – The Department of Recreation and Parks Citizen Advisory Board meeting originally scheduled for Thursday, February 6, 2020, has been canceled.

The next meeting will be Thursday, March 5, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. in the Chesapeake Building located at 41770 Baldridge Street Leonardtown MD.

For more information please call 301-475-4200, ext. 771812.

Volunteers Sought for Solar Task Force

Leonardtown, MD –The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County are seeking five volunteers for a Solar Task Force. This task force will seek community input, further investigate community needs, learn about solar regulations; identify potential site locations, discuss potential strengths/challenges with solar facilities.

This five-member task force will meet monthly for six months to discuss gathered information and gauge adherence to stated objectives. At the end of six months, the task force will provide a report of findings to the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County.

All citizens interested in being considered should fill out an application on the County’s website at All applicants must include a resume and submissions must be received no later than Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020.

Applicants for this committee must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Education Representative
  • Utility Representative
  • Agriculture Representative
  • Citizen-At-Large (two positions)

If you have any questions or need more information, please call Diane Gleissner, at 301-475-4200 ext. 71707.

Animal Control Advisory Board to Hold Special Meeting

Leonardtown, MD – The Animal Control Advisory Board will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Feb.11, 2020, at 6 p.m. in the commissioner’s meeting room inside the Chesapeake Building, located at 41770 Baldridge Street, Leonardtown, Maryland.

For more information, please call 301-475-4200, ext. 72110.

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