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

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will hold a public hearing on July 7, 2020 at 9:30 AM in the Chesapeake Building located at 41770 Baldridge Street in Leonardtown, Maryland to accept the Community Development Block Grant Funds for the Southern Maryland Continuum of Care.

Copies of the grant are available for viewing https://www.stmarysmd.com/pio/docs/2020-117NewsReleasePublicHearingCDBGCOCGrant.pdf

Public Hearings may be viewed on Channel 95 and YouTube, due to social distancing guidelines at this time the public hearings will not be open to the public. The press may attend.

In lieu of appearance, comments may be submitted via:

a.      Written Comments via Email: csmc@stmaiysmd.com

b.     Mail: PO Box 653 Leonardtown, Md, 20650

c.      Call 301-475-4200 x 1234 to speak via telephone during the public hearing.

d.     Submit a 3-minute video clip to publicmtgs@stmarysmd.com no later than 5 PM Tuesday, July 14, 2020.

Citizens may listen to the Public Hearing by calling 301-579-7236; Access code: 963443.

All submissions will be considered by the Commissioners at the Public Hearing and/or the seven (7) days following the Public Hearing.

Public Hearing Guidelines are subject to change.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with special needs will be provided upon request. In order to meet these
requirements, we respectfully ask for one week’s prior notice. Please contact the County Commissioners Office at 301-475-4200,
Est. 1350. Proceedings are televised live and/or recorded for later broadcast on television. All content of these proceedings is
subject to disclosure under the Maryland Public Information Act. Photographic and electronic audio and visual broadcasting and
recording devices are used during the Commissioners’ meetings. These are public meetings and attendance at these meetings
automatically grants St. Mary’s County Government permission to broadcast your audio and visual image.