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Posted on: May 25, 2023

Building Safety Month — May 2023

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On Tuesday night at the County Commissioners meeting, the month of May was proclaimed as Building Safety Month in Queen Anne's County. This month focuses on the recognizing our dedicated professionals that assure us of safe, sustainable and affordable buildings. To learn more about Building Safety Month visit 

Read the proclamation below

Whereas, Queen Anne’s County is committed to recognizing that our growth and strength depends on the safety and essential role our homes, buildings and infrastructure play, both in everyday life and when disasters strike, and;

Whereas, our confidence in the resilience of these buildings that make up our community is achieved through the devotion of vigilant guardians––building safety and fire prevention officials, architects, engineers, builders, tradespeople, design professionals, laborers, plumbers and others in the construction industry––who work year-round to ensure the safe construction of buildings, and;

Whereas, these guardians are dedicated professionals who are experts in the built environment to create and implement the highest-quality codes to protect us in the buildings where we live, learn, work and play, and;

Whereas, these modern building codes include safeguards to protect the public from hazards such as hurricanes, snowstorms, tornadoes, floods and earthquakes, and;

Whereas, Building Safety Month is a way to recognize our dedicated professionals and remind the public about the critical role these dedicated protectors of public safety––our local code officials–– who assure us of safe, sustainable and affordable buildings that are essential to our prosperity, and;

Whereas, “It Starts with You,” the theme for Building Safety Month 2023, encourages us all to raise awareness about building safety on a personal, local and global scale, and;

Whereas, in observance of Building Safety Month, we want to acknowledge the essential service provided to all by these dedicated individuals, in protecting lives and property.

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved that the County Commissioners of Queen Anne’s County, do hereby proclaim the month of May 2023 as Building Safety Month in Queen Anne’s County. Accordingly, I encourage our citizens to join us as we celebrate Building Safety Month.

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