Posted on: March 15, 2017

Dog Shooting / Missing Dog - Update

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Dog Shooting/Missing Dog

Update 4/11/17 - It was previously reported that the Queen Anne’s County Animal Control located Cookie’s body near the pond on Bateau Drive in Stevensville.

A necropsy was performed which determined the ...

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Animal Control

Posted on: September 8, 2017

Strasburg Rail Road™ & Hershey Farm Day Trip

Join us on a day trip to ride the Strasburg Rail Road then dine at Hershey Farm Restaurant on November 9th. The deadline to register for this adventure is October 6th.

Strasburg Rail Road™ is America’s oldest operating railroad with a charter dating back t...

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Area Agency on Aging / Maryland Access Point
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Navigating Care Giving on a Budget, October 5th

Navigating Care Giving on a Budget, October 5th

 

GRASONVILLE - The Queen Anne’s County Maryland Access Point (MAP) office will offer a free conference for seniors, individuals with disabilities, and caregivers. Attendees will hear present...

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Area Agency on Aging / Maryland Access Point
Posted on: August 22, 2017

3 Great Day Trips from QAC Recreation

The Color Purple at the Hippodrome Theatre, Oct. 21st

The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic has conquered Broadway in an all-ne...

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Area Agency on Aging / Maryland Access Point
Posted on: July 19, 2017

10,806 meals were delivered to 197 QAC residents

About 10,806 meals were delivered to 197 QAC residents thanks to the county’s Home Delivered Meal Team, over the last fiscal year. Pictured from left are team members Jean Jeter, Linda Cooke and Regina Bennett, of the Dept. of Community Services...

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Area Agency on Aging / Maryland Access Point

Posted on: September 8, 2017

Strasburg Rail Road™ & Hershey Farm Day Trip

Join us on a day trip to ride the Strasburg Rail Road then dine at Hershey Farm Restaurant on November 9th. The deadline to register for this adventure is October 6th.

Strasburg Rail Road™ is America’s oldest operating railroad with a c...

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Community Affairs
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Navigating Care Giving on a Budget, October 5th

Navigating Care Giving on a Budget, October 5th

 

GRASONVILLE - The Queen Anne’s County Maryland Access Point (MAP) office will offer a free conference for seniors, individuals with disabilities, and caregivers. Attendees will he...

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Community Affairs
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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Community Affairs
Posted on: August 22, 2017

No more 911 call busy signals on the Midshore

911 Dispatchers on the Midshore are joining ranks to ensure that 911 callers do not get a busy signal; instead overflow calls will roll over to another trained dispatcher in a neighboring county to insure that all calls are answered by a professional.

&...

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Community Affairs
Posted on: August 22, 2017

3 Great Day Trips from QAC Recreation

The Color Purple at the Hippodrome Theatre, Oct. 21st

The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic has con...

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Community Affairs
Posted on: August 5, 2017

QACTV's Moving Tornado Video

The EF-2 Tornado that swept through QAC affected thousands of people. This is the story of the storm and the community's heroic response.


https://youtu.be/eIgin54wAmc


Watch the video Community Affairs
Posted on: July 17, 2017

No more 911 call busy signals on the Midshore

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No more 911 call busy signals on the Midshore

CENTREVILLE – 911 Dispatchers on the Midshore are joining ranks to ensure that 911 callers do not get a busy signal; instead overflow calls will roll over to another trained dispatcher in a neighborin...

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Community Affairs
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Hogan-Rutherford Administration Announces Over $22 Million to Fight Heroin and Opioid Epidemic

For immediate release:July 7, 2017Contact:Katie Kuehn katie.kuehn@maryland.gov443-240-2877

Hogan-Rutherford Administration Announces Over $22 Million to Fight Heroin and Opioid Epidemic80% of Funding for Local Jurisdictions and Service Providers, Includes ...

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Community Affairs
Posted on: June 26, 2017

NOTICE Regarding QAC Critical Area Overlay Maps

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Notice to ALL Agents, Attorneys and Citizens

QAC Critical Area Overlay Maps

       The Queen Anne’s County Department of Planning & Zoning recommends that all applications filed after June 30, 2017 for subdi...

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Community Affairs
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Resources for QAC Senior Citizens

Queen Anne’s County Area Agency on Aging serves as a Maryland Access Point (MAP) site, which is the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) for the State of Maryland.  It serves as the single point of entry for aging adults and indi...

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Additional Info... Community Affairs
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Senior Health Insurance Assistance Program

Do you know someone trying to navigate the Medicare maze? There's help right in in QAC. Please share this link with those needing assistance. https://youtu.be/wuL3nKiAtoc

Additional Info... Community Affairs
Posted on: April 6, 2017

Volunteers Needed in Historic Stevensville

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Historic Site docents and volunteers needed, also volunteers for 1st Saturday in Historic Stevensville. For more information contact Nancy Cook cooksings@verizon.net 410-604-2100

Community Affairs
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Queen Anne’s County Youth Basketball Leagues 2017 Champions

Queen Anne’s County Youth Basketball Leagues 2017 Champions

The Nets finished the season with a perfect 11-0 record. The Nets focused on defense and sharing the ball on offense. All players made major contributions during the season!

Shown in pict...

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Community Affairs
Posted on: February 15, 2017

Kennard Cultural Heritage Center Seeks Program Partners

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If you currently have or are looking to start a program in education, cultural arts, mentoring for youth, or adult education, there is space available at the “New” Kennard High School Cultural Heritage Center and African American Histo...

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Community Affairs
Posted on: February 3, 2017

DES Delivers Legos® for Children Fighting Cancer

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Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services recently visited AI DuPont Hospital in Wilmington to host a Lego® and pizza party for the oncology unit. Pictured from left Assistant Chief David Rivett, EMS Lieutenant Lori ...

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Community Affairs
Posted on: February 2, 2017

Wieslander Racing for a Cure

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 If you’re a guy, and you’ve stopped into Kent Island Marine in Stevensville, there’s a good chance that you will leave understanding just how important it is for men to be screened for prostate cancer.

 John...

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Check out John's website Community Affairs
Posted on: January 6, 2017

Kennard Cultural Heritage Center Seeks Program Partners

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If you currently have or are looking to start a program in education, cultural arts, mentoring for youth, or adult education, there is space available at the “New” Kennard High School Cultural Heritage Center and African American Histo...

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Community Affairs
Posted on: November 29, 2016

QAC DES Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

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QAC DES Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services employees recently donated $1,000 to the to Susan G. Komen Foundation whose mission is to save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communiti...

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Community Affairs
Posted on: July 11, 2016

Cyclists - Did You Know???

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See and download maps from http://www.qac.org/1013/Hiker---Biker-Trails or pick up a hard copy at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center on Kent Island or at the Liberty Building in Centreville.

View or Print Maps Community Affairs

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 al...

Read on...

Community Info & Events
Posted on: August 22, 2017

3 Great Day Trips from QAC Recreation

The Color Purple at the Hippodrome Theatre, Oct. 21st

The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic has conquered Broadway in an all-ne...

Read on...

Community Info & Events
Posted on: July 19, 2017

10,806 meals were delivered to 197 QAC residents

About 10,806 meals were delivered to 197 QAC residents thanks to the county’s Home Delivered Meal Team, over the last fiscal year. Pictured from left are team members Jean Jeter, Linda Cooke and Regina Bennett, of the Dept. of Community Services.

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Community Info & Events
Posted on: July 18, 2017

County Ride Provided 26,924 Transports !

Queen Anne’s County Ride provided 26,924 transports of which 9,672 were door to door trips, during the last fiscal year. County Ride is just one of many services offered by QAC Dept. of Community Services. Pictured in the new van used for door t...

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Community Info & Events
Posted on: July 17, 2017

No more 911 call busy signals on the Midshore

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No more 911 call busy signals on the Midshore

CENTREVILLE – 911 Dispatchers on the Midshore are joining ranks to ensure that 911 callers do not get a busy signal; instead overflow calls will roll over to another trained dispatcher in a neighborin...

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Community Info & Events
Posted on: March 28, 2017

Col. John Glenn, April 6th

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Col. John Glenn’s remains to be escorted through QAC to Arlington National Cemetery April 6th

CENTREVILLE - The remains of Col. John Glenn (July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016) will be escorted through Queen Anne’s County on Thur...

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Community Info & Events

Posted on: September 15, 2017

QAC Telecommunicators of the Year

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On September 14, 2017 several Public Safety Dispatchers from Queen Anne’s County were honored with being named Telecommunicator of the year by the Maryland Emergency Numbers System Board. Queen Anne’s County Telecommunicators of the Ye...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: September 14, 2017

$50K Grant for Innovative QAC Health Program

CENTREVILLE – Queen Anne’s County’s award winning Mobile Integrated Community Health Program was given a $50,000 grant by Shore Health Systems during the September 12 County Commissioner Meeting.

  Queen Anne&rsqu...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: September 14, 2017

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of the Sept. 13th QAC Commissioners' Meeting

Folks,Meeting began at 8:30 on Tuesday with a possible land sale, as there is a local business interested in a county parcel. It was agreed to continue on with the negotiations.

Tab 2, DPW:1. Detention Center Facility Program Part I: Project Justification ...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Kent Island Library’s Architect Selected

STEVENSVILLE – Thirteen architectural firms submitted bids to design an expansion of the Kent Island Library and these ranged in price from $67,825 to $0. The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners accepted the pro bono bid from Mann Woodwa...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Commissioners Issue Proclamation In Honor of Senator James E. Kirwan

WHEREAS, 100 years ago, in the summer of 1917, at the onset of World War I, the U.S. War Department proposed that all of Kent Island should be taken over by public domain for the establishment of a large military weapons base and ammunition proving ground...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Comptroller Franchot give Proclamation to Department of Emergency Services

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Comptroller Franchot visit's QAC Department of Emergency Services on 9/11/17 and presents Director Scott Haas with a proclamation recognizing efforts during the recent tornado on Kent Island

Proclamation:

"In recognition of your unwavering commitment t...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Department of Emergency Services Announces September is National Preparedness Month

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Centreville - Queen Anne’s County has faced several emergencies over the years from hurricanes and tropical storms to blizzards and flooding. Most recently a tornado went through several neighborhoods on Kent Island, but Queen Anne’s C...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Commissioner Buckey Graduates from Academy for Excellence in Governance

CENTREVILLE – Queen Anne’s County Commissioner Robert Buckey recently graduated from the University of Maryland Academy for Excellence in Local Governance. The graduation ceremony will be held September 24, in College Park, Maryland.

Th...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: August 25, 2017

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up Aug 22 QAC Commissioner Meeting

Meeting began at 5:30, no closed session.

 

Tab 2, DPW:

1. QAC Transportation Priority Letter – 2018 to Secretary Rahn for signature - approved

2. Municipal Water & Sewer Article – nice article on SKI with Todd on the cover!

Ta...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: August 23, 2017

Vol. Firefighter Michael Faust Recognized by QAC Commissioners

Michael Faust, pictured center in his uniform, is a 4th generation firefighter, a 30-year member of Sudlersville Volunteer Fire Company and will become the State President of the Maryland State Firemen’s Association in 2019. The Queen Anne&r...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: August 9, 2017

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of the Aug. 8 QAC Commissioner Meeting

Folks

Meeting began at 8:45 with a personnel closed session, to discuss making a current contractual position full time.   Commissioners agreed by consensus and voted in open session to approve. 

Tab 2, DPW:

Admin\Engineering

1. Circuit Cour...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: August 9, 2017

FTS Fiber Company to Bring 160 Miles of Fiber Broadband to QAC

 FTS Fiber, the same company currently serving Kent County, will provide the design, engineering, construction, operations and maintenance of a fiber optic broadband network throughout the county. Of particular importance is the fact that rural, ...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: August 8, 2017

$1,000 Feeds 120 Migrant Workers & Kids for 2 Weeks

How far can $1,000 go toward feeding those in need? On July 26th, 115 seasonal migrant workers arrived and Annette DiMaggio and her fellow volunteers provided enough food to last each family up to two weeks, until they have a chance to earn and cash their...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: August 8, 2017

QAC Gov’t Wins Statewide Award for Worksite Health Promotion

Beverly Churchill, Director of Human Resources, right, and Susan P Earls, Human Resources Specialist represented the county’s HR department June 2, in Baltimore where 56 Maryland employers were recognized as Healthiest Maryland Businesses.

&n...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Pay your Tax, Utility & Special Assessment Bills online!

Pay your Tax, Utility & Special Assessment Bills online!

http://www.qac.org/1158/Pay-Taxes-Utility-Bills


County Commissioners
Posted on: August 5, 2017

QACTV's Moving Tornado Video

The EF-2 Tornado that swept through QAC affected thousands of people. This is the story of the storm and the community's heroic response.

YouTube Video County Commissioners
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Franchot Samples the Craft Beer at Bull & Goat Brewery

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, QAC Commissioner Robert Buckey, and other state and local leaders met at Centreville’s Bull and Goat Brewery on Banjo Lane this week to recognize the brewery’s entrepreneurs Jake Heimbuch and Jeff Putman.  Fra...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: May 16, 2017

QAC Commissioners Approve Land Preservation Funds

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CENTREVILLE – Using state grants and matching funds Queen Anne’s County Commissioners voted May 9, to allocate about $500,000 of county earmarked funds which will result in a total of $2 ½ Milli...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: May 11, 2017

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of May 9th County Commissioner Meeting

Tuesday’s meeting began at 9:00. The commissioners also finalized the FY18 budget and a vote to approve it will be on May 23rd.

Tab 2, DPW:

  • Comprehensive Water and Sewer Plan Information meeting – scheduled for 10:15

Tab 3, Action Items:

1...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: April 26, 2017

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of the April 25th QAC Commissioners' Meeti

Folks,

Meeting began at 5:30, we kept is short as the Budget Hearing/Constant Yield Hearing began at 7:00. There is one more budget hearing tonight at 7:00 at Sudlersville Middle School.

Tab 3, Action Items:

1. 1st Amendment to Lease, the Gardens of Queen An...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: April 18, 2017

Legislators oppose Trumps proposed cuts to Chesapeake Bay

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The legislators gathered at Hemingway's in Stevensville Monday to share their message that instead of slashing the Bay funding, they are calling for the fund to be increased to $100 million to continue the program’s success.

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County Commissioners
Posted on: April 12, 2017

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of the April 11th QAC Commissioners' Meeti

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Folks,

Meeting began at 8:00 with a closed session consult with counsel and was followed by an 8:30 personnel closed session.

 

Tab 2, DPW:

1. National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System - Phase II MS4 Permit info item

2. Detention Center: Needs A...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: March 24, 2017

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of the March 21st QAC Commissioners' Meeting

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Folks,

The meeting on the 14th was postponed due to the non-blizzard of 2017. So, we condensed added the action items and legislation on to the budget meeting scheduled on March 21st. There was a closed session to discuss a pending contract of sale for a l...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: March 6, 2017

County Administrator Gregg Todd Gives a Wrap-up of the Feb. 28th County Commissioners' Meeting

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Folks,

Meeting began at 4:30 with a personnel closed session and was followed by a closed session to discuss pending litigation.

Tab 3, Action Items:

1. RES 17-07 – Bond Resolution – approved. Many thanks to Jon and his staff for the prep...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: March 2, 2017

Online QAC Tax and Utility Payments at QAC.org

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CENTREVILLE – Queen Anne’s County citizens may now pay real property tax and water & sewer bills online at QAC.org.

 Property Tax

 To pay your property tax bill you will need either the 10-digit Property ID...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: February 28, 2017

QAC Earns AAA Bond Rating Saving Millions

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  For the first time ever the New York bond rating agency FitchRatings, bestowed the highest possible AAA rating for Queen Anne’s County.

  Recently, the county’s Finance Director Jonathan Seeman, Cou...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: March 2, 2017

2017 Jacki Carter Young People Who Care Award Winners

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Photo Caption: During their February 28 meeting, the QAC Commissioners recognized the winners of the 2017 Jacki Carter Young People Who Care Award. From left: Commissioners Stephen Wilson and James Moran, Chris Perkins, Jack and Grace Sweetak, Elaine Butl...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: February 24, 2017

Free Trial Rides for First 2 Weeks on New Express Commuter Bus From Kent Island to Baltimore!

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BALTIMORE, MD (FEBRUARY 22, 2017) – As part of Governor Larry Hogan’s BaltimoreLink transformative transit plan to better connect Marylanders to life’s opportunities, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Mary...

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Additional Info... County Commissioners
Posted on: February 23, 2017

QAC Searches for Director of Economic Development

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Queen Anne’s County, Maryland

$90,000- $115,000

Queen Anne's County, the “Gateway to the Eastern Shore,” is one of the most scenic areas of Maryland with its amazing waterfront areas and...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: February 15, 2017

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of the Feb. 14th QAC Commissioners' Meeting

Folks,

Meeting began at 8:00 with a closed session consult with counsel on the cannabis zoning litigation. This was followed by an 8:30 closed session on an easement dispute to a county property.

Tab 2, DPW:

ENGINEERING/ADMIN:

1. FY18 Budget - Federal Funding...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: February 8, 2017

Realtors Attend SKI Training Sessions

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The county launched a new website designed to keep the community up to date on the project https://skisewer.com

County Commissioners
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Queen Anne's County Detention Center

Take an exclusive tour of the Queen Anne's County Detention Center

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Watch the Video County Commissioners
Posted on: February 3, 2017

Medical Cannabis Subject of Jan. 31 QAC Commission Meeting

The Queen Anne's County Commissioner's special Marijuana Dispensary legislative session is now available for viewing online.

Watch it here! County Commissioners
Posted on: January 30, 2017

January 12th QAC Planning Commission Meeting

Missed the January Planning Commission Meeting? Watch it here courtesy of QACTV

Watch it here! County Commissioners
Posted on: January 30, 2017

Watch the Jan. 24th QAC Commissioners Meeting

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The Queen Anne's County Commissioners meet twice monthly on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month and QACTV makes the videos available to the public online.

Watch it here! County Commissioners
Posted on: January 27, 2017

Special Legislative Session January 31, to Discuss Medical Cannabis Dispensaries

The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners will hold a special legislative session at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan 31, to discuss, among other matters, medical cannabis dispensaries.

 County Administrator Gregg Todd said, “The main topic wil...

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Additional Info... County Commissioners
Posted on: January 25, 2017

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of Jan. 24 QAC Commissioner Meeting

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Folks,

Meeting began at 4:00 with a closed session to interview a final candidate for the Economic Development Director position. The commissioners decided that the individual was not a good fit so we will continue out search. There were 2 closed sessions ...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: January 25, 2017

Dick Potter of Dick’s Autohous Recognized for 50 Years in Business

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At their meeting Tuesday, the Queen Anne’s County Commissioners recognized Dick Potter, owner of Dick’s Autohous, for his 50-year commitment and contribution to the local economy.  

 Potter, a lifelong resident of the ...

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More info on Dick's Autohaus County Commissioners
Posted on: January 18, 2017

Southern Kent Island Sewer - SKI Update

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STEP ContractContractor and QAC Staff held 5 Homeowner interviews. Contractor installed 2 STEP tanks. Four tanks scheduled to be installed on Touhey Drive this week. Interviews will be continuing.

Community Collection Lines: Continuing to mark curb stop lo...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: January 13, 2017

Watch the Jan. 10th QAC Commissioners Meeting

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You don't have to leave home, watch it here!

Watch it here! County Commissioners
Posted on: January 13, 2017

QAC's first Enterprise Zone

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Great news for QAC Economic Development. Effective Jan. 1, the Maryland Dept. of Commerce approved the county's first Enterprise Zone. Watch the short video and learn of the benefits!

Watch it here! County Commissioners
Posted on: January 13, 2017

Marie K. Lange Recognized by Commissioners

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The Queen Anne's County Commissioners honored Chief Treasury Manager, Marie K. Lange and wished her a very well deserved and earned retirement. During their meeting January 10, the commissioners said Lange started her career with the county in 19...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: January 11, 2017

Melvin Shorter Jr. Recognized by QAC Commissioners’ for Outstanding Service to Community

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CENTREVILLE -  The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners recognized the achievements and the countless contributions to the community of Melvin Shorter, Jr.

 Mr. Shorter, a graduate of Kennard High School in Centreville, has been ac...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: January 11, 2017

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of Jan. 10th QAC Commissioner Meeting

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Folks,

Meeting began at 9:00 on Tuesday, Commission President S Wilson was out of town so VP J Wilson chaired the meeting. The agenda was changed a bit to reflect the new commitment to following Roberts Rules of Order more closely; approval of the agenda w...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: December 16, 2016

Maryland Commerce Designates QAC’s First Enterprise Zone

Maryland Commerce Designates QAC’s First Enterprise Zone

Zones help to revitalize communities, attract businesses and create jobs

BALTIMORE – The Maryland Department of Commerce has designated Queen Anne’s County as a new Enter...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: December 15, 2016

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of Dec. 13 QAC Commissioner Meeting

Folks,

Meeting began at 8:30 with a closed session to discuss the president/vice president and board assignments. Consensus was taken and at the beginning of open session Commissioner Steve Wilson was elected as President, Commissioner Jack Wilson VP and f...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: November 23, 2016

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of Nov. 22 Commissioner Meeting

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Folks,

Meeting began at 4:45 on Tuesday with an administrative session to finalize boards and commissions.  Consensus was taken during the session and the following were approved in open session:

Planning Commission:

•Tom Leigh

•Rob...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: November 18, 2016

Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame Inducts 4 from QAC

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Evelyn B. Berry, Nancy M.Cook, Clayton G. Washington Jr. and Fannie H. Wright who were among 49 volunteers statewide who were recently inducted into the Maryland Senior Citizens Hall of Fame.
They were honored October 27, at a luncheon, along with 49 o...Read on...

County Commissioners
Posted on: November 9, 2016

Teamwork and Social Media Helped Save a Suicidal Woman

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PRESS RELEASE
November 9, 2016Leslie Salvatori
lsalvatori@qac.org

QAC Sheriff Gary Hoffman, QAC Commissioner James Moran, QAC Sheriff’s Deputy Terry Cooper, Commissioner Stephen Wilson, Telecommunicators Lt. Ronnie Harrison, Jay Kundrat, Michell...Read on...

County Commissioners
Posted on: November 9, 2016

Majority of Voters Reject Straw Poll Question A on QAC Voting Ballots

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Queen Anne’s County residents voted against the “straw poll question” on the voting ballot, which was designed to gather citizens’ opinions as to changing the way in which County Commissioners are elected. The straw poll is non-binding and the purpose wa...Read on...

County Commissioners
Posted on: November 9, 2016

County Administrator Gregg Todd Gives His Wrap-Up of the Nov. 8th Commissioners' Meeting

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Folks,
Meeting began on Tuesday at 8:30 with and Administrative Session to discuss Board and Commissions There was consensus taken during the closed session on holding for a later date the appointments to 3 boards (Planning Commission, Kent Narrows Deve...Read on...

County Commissioners
Posted on: November 4, 2016

Southern Kent Island Sanitary Project Gets State Funding

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Attending the Nov. 2 Maryland Board of Public Works meeting in which more than $33 million in state funding was approved for the Southern Kent Island Sanitary Project are Director of Queen Anne’s County Public Works, Todd Mohn, QAC Commissioner James Mora...Read on...

County Commissioners
Posted on: November 2, 2016

Interested in a job with Queen Anne's County Government?

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Interested in a job with Queen Anne's County Government? Check out the section of our website where jobs are posted online https://md-queenannescounty.civicplushrms.com/careers/

Additional Info... County Commissioners
Posted on: November 1, 2016

Commissioners Planning Ahead for 2017

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Nov. 1st the Queen Anne's County Commissioners hosted the Shore's Legislative Delegation and Maryland Department of Transportation to review current issues and potential legislative issues for 2017

County Commissioners
Posted on: October 13, 2016

QAC Fire & EMS Commission Calls for Volunteers

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QAC Fire & EMS Commission has sounded the alarm… Will you answer your local volunteer fire department’s call for help?

The Queen Anne’s County Fire & EMS Commission, is kicking off October Fire Prevention Month with a Call for Volunteers to fi...Read on...

Watch it here! County Commissioners
Posted on: October 3, 2016

View the QAC Comprehensive 2016 Data Roundup for Children and Family Well-Being Results

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The mission of the Local Management Board is to promote a safe, healthy and stable environment for all Queen Anne's County children and families by achieving a comprehensive system of education, health and human services whose effectiveness and responsive...Read on...

View the QAC Comprehensive 2016 Data Roundup for C County Commissioners
Posted on: July 7, 2016

QAC County Ride - Available to All

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Fares & Passes

Fixed Public Routes
General Public1 Way: $3
Day Pass: $510-Ticket Booklet: $30
Monthly Pass: $80

Seniors, Disabled and Medicare cardholders1 Way: $1.50
10-Ticket Booklet: $15Monthly Pass: $35

Independence Card
Pres...Read on...

Click here for Additional Info and FAQ's County Commissioners
Posted on: October 6, 2015

How Queen Anne's County Department Of Emergency Services Responds To A Heart Attack

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“It’s important for us to have the most rapid and technologically capable emergency services transport system and we do. It is - if not the best in the country – the best in the state and we’re very proud of it.” – QAC Commissioner Steve Wilson.Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2015

Have You Seen These Missing Children?

The QAC Commissioners are going to help in the cause of finding America's missing children by briefly showcasing two missing kids each time they film the Commissioners' Corner for QACTV. The short videos will also be posted here, on FaceBook page Queen An...Read on...

Watch Our Short Youtube Video County Commissioners
Posted on: September 8, 2015

These children have been missing for a year. What can you do to help?

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These children have been missing for a year. What can you do to help? Use the power of the internet to share this with your friends.
Locals Jody Schulz and Dave Siciliano will be handing out thousands of fliers along the east coast each with pictures of...Read on...

WJZ Interviews Dad of Kids Missing 1 Year County Commissioners

Posted on: May 26, 2017

SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available In MD Following Secretary of Ag Disaster Declaration

Release Date: May  24, 2017                                        ...

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Economic Development

Posted on: September 15, 2017

QAC Telecommunicators of the Year

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On September 14, 2017 several Public Safety Dispatchers from Queen Anne’s County were honored with being named Telecommunicator of the year by the Maryland Emergency Numbers System Board. Queen Anne’s County Telecommunicators of the Ye...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Fallen Hero Escort ET1 Kevin Bushell, September 15, 2017

Fallen Hero Escort will be coming through Queen Anne's County on Friday, September 15, 2017. The escort is expected to arrive in the area of Route 19 and Route 301 approx. 9:30 am. The escort will continue south to the Bay Bridge.

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Emergency Services
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Comptroller Franchot give Proclamation to Department of Emergency Services

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Comptroller Franchot visit's QAC Department of Emergency Services on 9/11/17 and presents Director Scott Haas with a proclamation recognizing efforts during the recent tornado on Kent Island

Proclamation:

"In recognition of your unwavering commitment t...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Department of Emergency Services Announces September is National Preparedness Month

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Centreville - Queen Anne’s County has faced several emergencies over the years from hurricanes and tropical storms to blizzards and flooding. Most recently a tornado went through several neighborhoods on Kent Island, but Queen Anne’s C...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: September 4, 2017

Being Prepared for Hurricane Season

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There has been a lot of talk about Hurricane Irma. We are still too far out to see how the storm will affect QAC. Everyone should still be prepared since it is hurricane season. For tips on getting prepared and things you can do now go to www.qacdes.com W...

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Emergency Services
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 al...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: August 23, 2017

Vol. Firefighter Michael Faust Recognized by QAC Commissioners

Michael Faust, pictured center in his uniform, is a 4th generation firefighter, a 30-year member of Sudlersville Volunteer Fire Company and will become the State President of the Maryland State Firemen’s Association in 2019. The Queen Anne’s County Commis...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: August 22, 2017

No more 911 call busy signals on the Midshore

911 Dispatchers on the Midshore are joining ranks to ensure that 911 callers do not get a busy signal; instead overflow calls will roll over to another trained dispatcher in a neighboring county to insure that all calls are answered by a professional.

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Emergency Services
Posted on: August 5, 2017

QACTV's Moving Tornado Video

The EF-2 Tornado that swept through QAC affected thousands of people. This is the story of the storm and the community's heroic response.