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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Lt. Governor Joins in QAC Opiod Sign Ceremony

This morning, July 17th, Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford joined Sheriff Gary Hofmann, QAC Commissioner James Moran and Delegate Steve Arentz in recognizing the joint efforts from the state level to the local level to bring awareness to the critical problem o...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of the July 10th Commissioners' Meeting

Folks,Meeting started at 8:30 on Tuesday with a legal closed session.  There was consensus to ask Patrick to follow up with opposing counsel on an issue.  They also had an administrative session to select a Parks and Rec Advisory Board m...

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County News
Posted on: July 10, 2018

“Celebrate Women in Queen Anne’s County”

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WHEREAS, prior to 1920, women did not have the right to vote; and WHEREAS, the effort for the vote for women first became a major public effort at a convocation known as the Seneca Falls Convention in New York in 1848; and WHEREAS, on the first day of the...

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County News
Posted on: July 6, 2018

QAC Recognized as One of Healthiest Maryland Businesses

QAC Wellness Committee members from left: Dawn Lange, Connie Toulson, Susan Earls, Beverly Churchill, Tina Miles, Heather Clark

The award was presented on Friday, June 1, 2018, where fifty-eight Maryland employers were recognized as Healthiest Maryland Bus...

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Posted on: June 30, 2018

Emergency Services Upgrades System to Quickly Find 911 Cell Phone Callers

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QAC’S 9-1-1 Dispatchers, such as Frank Kelley pictured, will be able to locate callers within 3 to 5 feet of their location, thanks to upgrades made by Apple devices and Queen Anne’s County Emergency Services.

CENTREVILLE – Th...

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County News
Posted on: June 26, 2018

Low income community park is revamped in one day & QAC helped

A Queen Anne’s County Park’s crew helped create a great new ballfield last week. Pictured from left: Cole Coursey, Matt Walters, Paul Jones and Chris Jones

CENTREVILLE – A Queen Anne’s County Park’s crew ha...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

QAC Goes Purple to Fight Opioid Abuse

QAC is going Purple in September! This effort will help raise awareness and prevent opioid drug use. Stay tuned for more details! For now please complete a survey, we will send a follow up survey at the end of September.  ow.ly/WzX930ky9Ey

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Congratulations Shelley and Sudlersville Senior Center!

The Fundraising Program Award from the Maryland Association of Senior Centers was presented to Sudlersville Senior Center on June 14, 2018 for their Quarter Auctions and Basket Bingos.  Accepting the award is Shelley Wheatman, Senior Center Manag...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Maryland & QAC Launch “Know Your Zone”

 Maryland & QAC Launch “Know Your Zone”

Hurricane Preparedness Campaign

 

Program Designed to Ease Evacuation in Areas Subject to Tidal Floods, Surge

 

STEVENSVILLE - With the record-setting 2017 hurricane sea...

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County News
Posted on: June 13, 2018

New QAC Law Protects Dogs Left Outside in Extreme Weather

New QAC Law Protects Dogs Left Outside in Extreme Weather

 With the passage of a new Queen Anne’s County Animal Control Ordinance it is now against the law to leave your dog outside in extreme weather.

 The QAC Commissioners vote...

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County News
Posted on: June 13, 2018

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of the June 12th Commissioners' Meeting

Folks,

Meeting started at 8:30 with a closed session to discuss a lease issue with counsel.

Tab 2, DPW:

Admin/Engineering

1. Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC) Agreement Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) Contract for FY2019 – approved

2. Kent Is...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

QAC Parks & Rec Offers Fun, Unique and Affordable Day Camps

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  Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation has a great many day camps designed to keep your child active, creative, and learning new things over summer break. To see the full and diverse list of offerings, or to register, go to www.park...

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County News
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Book Swap Box at Matapeake Beach

In coordination with the QAC Parks & Recreation, members of the Kent Island High School National English Honor Society funded, constructed and installed a free book swap box which has been placed at the Matapeake Beach Entrance. Pictured from left to ...

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County News
Posted on: June 4, 2018

Queen Anne’s & Cecil Counties Form Stormwater Coalition

CENTREVILLE - Queen Anne’s County and Cecil County jointly filed a petition to appeal a stormwater permit recently issued by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE). MDE issued the general Phase II National Pollution Discharge Eliminati...

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County News
Posted on: May 25, 2018

QAC to Increase School Security

Queen Anne’s County residents will be getting a letter in the mail from the County Commissioners regarding the unanimous decision to increase police presence in schools.

 During their May 22, meeting Commission President Stephen Wilson s...

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County News
Posted on: May 23, 2018

QAC Gets $1.4 Million in Waterway Grants & GVFD Gets $ for Safety Equipment

  Queen Anne’s County was awarded more than $1.4 Million in Waterway Improvement funds and another $10,000 for life saving equipment went to the Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department (GVFD).

 Jason Anthony, GVFD’s Fire Chief and ...

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County News
Posted on: May 9, 2018

National Osteogenesis Imperfecta Awareness Week

Pictured, front row from left; Claire Andrezejewski and Jeramiah Buckey, granddaughter and son of Commission Robert Buckey. Back row from left; Commissioners James Moran, Mark Anderson, Stephen Wilson, Sheri Buckey and Commissioners Robert Buckey and Jack...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of the May 8th Commissioners' Meeting

Folks,

Meeting started at 8:30 with closed session with County Attorney Pat Thompson to discuss a legal issue. This was followed by an admin session to go over a number of board appointments. In open session the commissioners voted on the following appoitm...

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County News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

QAC Adds Opioid Awareness Sign Near Bay Bridge.

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Watch the WBOC TV 16 News Broadcast - QAC Adds Opioid Awareness Sign Near Bay Bridge. 

 It took months for QAC Commissioner James Moran to negotiate bureaucracy but Monday he saw his vision become a reality with the placement of an Opioid...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Island Dog Park’s Improvements Completed

Island Dog Park’s Improvements Completed

Island Dog Park recently celebrated its 12th year of popularity and intense use, said the park’s designer Nancy Scozzari, with Queen Anne’s County. “We’ve been worki...

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County News
Posted on: April 30, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Denies Quinn Petition

WASHINGTON D.C. – On April 23 the U.S. Supreme Court denied the Petition for Certiorari (review of lower court ruling by a higher court) filed by Southern Kent Island real estate developer Kevin Quinn, et al., against Queen Anne’s Coun...

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County News
Posted on: April 27, 2018

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of the April 24th Commissioners' Meeting

Folks,

It was Budget hearings week this week and last night was the last of 3 nights of hearings. I do want to clarify one thing; the compensation for FY19 includes a 2% COLA but no Pay For Performance for County employees. 

Tab 3, Action:

1. An Agr...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

The newly resurfaced Goodhands Creek Landing has re-opened

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The newly resurfaced Goodhands Creek Landing has re-opened. This 1.5 acre facility on Goodhands Creek off Prospect Bay has a 15 foot wide boat launching ramp and is accessible for fishing and crabbing. The landing also offers a wheelchair accessible porta...

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County News
Posted on: April 19, 2018

Big Changes at QAC Parks & Recreation

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 The Parks Department and the Recreation Department in Queen Anne’s County have been reunited as one Parks and Recreation Department and are under the leadership of a new director who brings 15 years of experience in running recreation ...

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County News
Posted on: April 17, 2018

QAC Emergency Preparedness Seminars Offered Free to Groups, Clubs and Neighborhoods

Cutline: On April 6th, Symphony Village Celebrated a Decade as Community Emergency Response Team i.e. CERT. a Community Emergency Response Team, and a part of the United States’ Citizen Corps Program. CERT members give critical support to first ...

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County News
Posted on: April 17, 2018

KI Traffic Gridlock Solutions a County Priority

 

 

 The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners and the state continue to seek solutions to curb traffic gridlock on Kent Island. Recently two new initiatives have been agreed upon, a study of the feasibility of a Cox Creek C...

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County News
Posted on: April 13, 2018

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of the April 10th Commissioners' Meeting

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Folks,

Meeting began at 8:30 with 2 closed sessions, both consult with counsel.

Tab 2, DPW:

1. 2018 Annual MDOT Transportation Priority Letter – approved

2. Rain-for-Rent Dewatering System – info

3. Cross County Connector Trail (CCCT) &...

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County News
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Critical Workforce Mortgage Program Seeks Applicants for Zero Interest, Deferred Payment Loans

Donald Smith, a 12-year-volunteer with the Crumpton Volunteer Fire Department, received a $50,000 zero interest, deferred payment loan as part of Queen Anne’s County’s Critical Workforce Mortgage Program.Pictured from left are County C...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

QAC Earns AAA Bond Rating from Standard and Poor’s

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CENTREVILLE – This time last year Queen Anne’s County was celebrating the fact that, for the first time ever the New York bond rating agency FitchRatings, bestowed the highest possible AAA rating for Queen Anne’s County. Now ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of the March 27th Commissioners' Meeting

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Folks,Tuesday began with budget workshops at 2:00, followed by a closed session, land at 5:00 to discuss property in Church Hill that would work well as a DES station. Consensus in closed was to move forward with a contingent contract on the parcel and vo...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

DES and MEMA Need Help Collecting Storm Damage Info

DES and MEMA Need Help Collecting Storm Damage Information

Queen Anne's County Department of Emergency Services (DES) and Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) need your help gathering storm damage information. DES and MEMA are exploring all possibil...

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County News
Posted on: January 17, 2018

Visitors Center New Hours

Chesapeake Heritage Visitors Center has new hours that go into effect this week. The Visitors Center is located at 425 Piney Narrows Road in Chester Maryland.

January - April

Mon-Friday 9am-4pm

 Saturday 10am-4pm

 Sunday 12pm-3pm

 

Ma...

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