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: 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: July 25, 2017

Public Hearing Aug. 8th for Proposed Solar Facility in Millington

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The Maryland Public Service Commission will hold a public comment hearing on the application of Jones Farm Lane Solar, LLC to construct a 56.7 MW solar generating facility in Queen Anne’s County. The hearing will be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 6...Read on...

Community Affairs
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Lego Scavenger Hunt – Saturday, August 5th

 The Kent Island Library is partnering with the Historic Stevensville Art & Entertainment District to sponsor a LEGO® Scavenger Hunt on Saturday August 5, noon to 4 p.m.

Librarian Julie Ranelli said, “Visit the library to pic...

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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: July 5, 2017

Day Trip to Green Dragon Market & Shady Maple Smorgasbord

Join us Friday, September 15, as Queen Anne’s County Department of Community Services hosts this fun filled day trip to the Green Dragon Market & Auction followed by dinner at the Shady Maple Smorgasbord in Lancaster, PA.

 The trip c...

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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 8, 2017

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15

More than 8,000 reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation were addressed in Maryland last year through various state agencies. Elder abuse can occur anywhere – in the home, in nursing homes, or other institutions. It affects seniors across all...

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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 26, 2017

Free Family Movie Nights in QAC Parks

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to join QAC Recreation at various parks throughout the county for Family Movie Nights on a big screen. Movies are free to the public and start at dusk.

Sat., May 20 –  Pinkney Park – Jungle B...

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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: July 7, 2016

Back to School Immunizations Offered at QAC Health Dept. in Centreville

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To see which immunizations are required go to http://dhmh.maryland.gov/qahealth/sitepages/community-health/immunizations.aspx

Additional Info... Community Affairs

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: May 18, 2017

Spring Flushing Schedule 2017

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SPRING FLUSHING SCHEDULE 2017
Wednesday April 12, 2017 Kent Narrow/Prospect A. Swan’s Cove
5. Prospect Bay A. PBDW around 240
B. PBDW around 330 C. Fa...Read on...

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: July 26, 2017

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of the July 25th QAC Commissioner Meeting

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Folks,

First I want to thank everyone involved with the Tornado response and cleanup. From our DES folks to our Roads, Sanitary, Solid Waste and Parks crews, Depart of Aging, Public Information, Sheriff’s department to the VFD’s that re...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: July 26, 2017

Tornado Recovery & Clean-up News from QAC Public Works

Public Works – Roads and Solid Waste Division Special Operating Procedures

July 25, 2017 - July 29, 2017 - Tornado Recovery & Clean-up

County Roads crews will be continuing storm debris removal this week on roadways in the tornado impact area ...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Emergency Shelters are Closing at Noon

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No residents are currently being housed in the emergency shelter that was opened at Centreville Middle School. The emergency shelter will be closing at noon.

County Commissioners
Posted on: July 25, 2017

EOC back to normal operations

Recovery and clean up is underway at this time and upcoming dates and times will be announced for emergency disaster insurance meetings which will take place in the Matapeake area. The Emergency Operations Center was scaled back to normal operations at 5p...Read on...

County Commissioners
Posted on: July 25, 2017

EOC Update - 7/25/17

A severe weather event, an EF2 tornado which was confirmed by the National Weather Service went through Stevensville in the Bay City area around 1:30 am, Monday July 24. All searches have been completed for life threats and injuries. There was only one mi...Read on...

County Commissioners
Posted on: July 25, 2017

EOC Update - Donation Information

QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES

An official donation site has been set up for victims of the Kent Island Tornado event which occurred on July 24th 2017. The collection site will be located at the Kent Island United Methodist Church...Read on...

County Commissioners
Posted on: July 24, 2017

EOC Update 1 - 7/24/17

For Immediate Release

Emergency Operations Center Update - 1

A severe weather event possibly being tornadic activity hit Stevensville in the Bay City area around 1:30 am. Multiple calls for structural collapses, tree’s down, inside and outside gas...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: July 24, 2017

QAC Opening Emergency Shelter in Centreville

For Immediate Release

Emergency Shelters are Opening in Queen Anne’s County

If residents living in flood prone areas do not have friends or family to stay with, the County opened Emergency Shelters at 6:30 am at the following location:

• C...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Shelter can accept pets, Animal Welfare League also available

Our shelters are open and can accept pets. Animal Welfare League in Queenstown is also available to shelter pets that have been affected. 

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County Commissioners
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Storm Update

***Storm Related Updates***We have returned to normal traffic patterns  except where the power company is working. Rt. 8 is open to normal traffic.However, there will be restricted access to the Bay City and Ellendale  Communities to res...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Storm Update from Dept of Public Works

DPW – Roads and Solid Waste Division Special Operating Procedures

July 25, 2017 - July 29, 2017  - Tornado Recovery & Clean-up

County Roads crews will be continuing storm debris removal this week on roadways in the tornado impact area...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Traffic Update - Kent Island - 7/24 Noon

Maryland Transportation Authority and local law enforcement are enacting the Rt. 18/ Bay Bridge emergency plan at this time. Everyone is trying our best to clear the traffic jams on Stevensville. 

 * The Ramp from 50 Eastbound to Rt 8 wil...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Transportation to Emergency Shelter

The number previously mentioned will not be staffed after 5pm. Please  contact 911 if you need transportation to the emergency shelter.

County Commissioners
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Update from Dept of Community Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE:  

 

On behalf of the Department of Community Services, post storm operations are as follows:

  • The Kent Island Senior Center will remain closed tomorrow, July 25, 2017.
  • Transit operations will be suspended after 5pm today...
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County Commissioners
Posted on: July 13, 2017

John D. Reid Jr. was recognized by the Queen Anne’s County Commissioners

Mr. John D. Reid, Jr. was recognized by the Queen Anne’s County Commissioners, and fellow board members on July 11, for his 20 years of outstanding dedication to the Board of License Commissioners, also known as the Liquor Board. Reid was known ...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Judge Upholds Dismissal of Lawsuit Over Denial of KI Sewer Access

 Kevin Quinn and his company, Queen Anne’s Research and Development Corp., sued in federal court the Queen Anne’s County Commissioners over County Ordinance 13-14 and Resolution 14-07, passed as part of the southern Kent Islan...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: June 28, 2017

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

Folks,

Tuesday’s meeting began at 5:30

Tab 3, Action:

1. FY2018 Property Tax Letter for your signatures – approved

2. Chesapeake College Information Technology Systems & Processes – the college is requesting to use utilize $8...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: June 28, 2017

QAC Commissioners Proclaim July 12 as Collector Car Appreciation Day in Queen Anne's County

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) announced that July has been chosen for the celebration for Collector Car Appreciation Day which marks the eighth commemoration of what has become an annual event ; and

WHEREAS...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: June 28, 2017

The Toll Heroin Takes on QAC Lives

County Commissioner James Moran was joined by State’s Attorney Lance Richardson, DES Director Scott Haas and police officers from state and local agencies as signs were installed at QACHS and MSP Centreville Barrack to raise awareness about the ...

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Additional Info... County Commissioners
Posted on: June 27, 2017

Judge rules in favor of QAC, not Hippocratic Growth LLC

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CENTREVILLE – In the case of Hippocratic Growth, LLC against the Board of County Commissioners of Queen Anne’s County, Circuit Court Judge Thomas P. Smith, on June 21, issued a declaratory judgement in favor of the county on the five c...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: June 22, 2017

Terrapin Park shows importance of access to the Bay

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Bay Journal

Reprinted with Permission of Author Joel Dunn, President and CEO of the Chesapeake Conservancy

The Terrapin Nature Area in Stevensville, MD, reminds me why I’ve committed my career to conservation. This gorgeous park hides in ...

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Additional Info... County Commissioners
Posted on: June 21, 2017

QAC Officials Discuss Bail Reform Measures

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CENTREVILLE – Queen Anne’s County Department of Corrections Warden LaMonte E. Cooke organized a June 15, meeting of judges, police, social services and local government officials to learn from other counties’ successes in decreasing the number of people j...

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Maryland Bail Refore FAQs County Commissioners
Posted on: June 14, 2017

County Administrator Gregg Todd's Wrap Up of the June 13th QAC Commissioner Meeting

Folks,

Meeting begins at 8:30 with a closed session to discuss disposition of position with upcoming retirement. 8:50 Administrative session to discuss Airport Board replacements was held.

Tab 2, DPW:

1. Historic Christ Church Rectory House Curatorship &...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Blue Heron Driving Range Ribbon Cutting

To commemorate the opening of the Blue Heron Driving Range the Queen Anne’s County Commissioners held a brief ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. June 13, followed by free games, prizes and light refreshments.

The driving range is just south of the...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Commissioners Honor Dfc. Warren Scott Hogan

WHEREAS, Maryland Law Enforcement Officers, Inc. has a long history of recognizing outstanding law enforcement officers in the State of Maryland; and

WHEREAS, Dfc. Warren Scott Hogan (Dfc. Warren Scott Hogan Pictured in Red Shirt)

WHEREAS, Maryland Law Enfo...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: June 8, 2017

A Message from the QAC Commissioners

Queen Anne’s County regrets to inform the families and community that during the playground replacement at Old Love Point Park, sections of the Children’s Memorial Playground that was built and dedicated in 1999 in the memory of local ...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: June 8, 2017

James “Jim” Alfree QAC’s New Communications Assistant Chief

 A native of Galena, Alfree, his mother, father and sister are all members of the Galena Volunteer Fire Department.

 Alfree had a 29 year career with Cecil County Emergency Services before accepting the post of QAC’s Communicati...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: June 7, 2017

Kent Island IHOP now open and employing about 90 locals

 

CHESTER - The Kent Island IHOP held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday and welcomed the community to their newest location at the Red Apple Shopping Center in Chester.

 This franchise restaurant is owned by Sattar Shaik of Harvest Hospita...

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County Commissioners
Posted on: May 25, 2017

3 Overdoses this Week - 2 of them Fatal

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QAC Commissioner James Moran makes an impassioned speech about the devastation of the heroin crisis. Please watch and share.

YouTube Video County Commissioners
Posted on: May 25, 2017

May 23, 2017 County Commissioner Meeting

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Meeting began at 4:45 with an admin session to discuss boards and commission appointments. At the beginning of the regular meeting the following appointments were approved:

Ethics Commission – Karrin Salisbury

Housing Authority – Jim Hyn...

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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

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: 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: 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

Director of Economic Development

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

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 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

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 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: 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: 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

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 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

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 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: August 24, 2016

QAC Court House Ground Breaking Ceremony

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A Ground Breaking Ceremony was held Aug. 23rd for the new QAC Circuit Courthouse on Commerce St. in Centreville.

Queen Anne’s County New Circuit Courthouse
Project Physical CharacteristicsThe new circuit courthouse facility will be approximately 42,...Read on...

County Commissioners
Posted on: August 19, 2016

Open Gov't = Open Data!

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Queen Anne’s County has launched an open data website where citizens can view and analyze operating and capital budgets and expenditure data. The link allows for creation of charts, graphs, and maps, and the ability to filter and summarize data for easy i...Read on...

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 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: 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...

Watch the Video Now 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: August 11, 2015

Commissioner Steve Wilson Urges the State to Plan Now to Alleviate Kent Island Gridlock

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Commission Steve Wilson explains the urgent need for the state to immediately begin formulating plans to clear gridlock on Kent Island resulting from the Bay Bridge Traffic. Even if a plan were in place now, it may take a decade for any project to become ...Read on...

Watch the interview 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: July 26, 2017

Tornado Recovery & Clean-up News from QAC Public Works

Public Works – Roads and Solid Waste Division Special Operating Procedures

July 25, 2017 - July 29, 2017 - Tornado Recovery & Clean-up

County Roads crews will be continuing storm debris removal this week on roadways in the tornado impact area including,...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Emergency Operations Center De-Activated

Recovery and clean up is underway at this time and upcoming dates and times will be announced for emergency disaster insurance meetings which will take place in the Matapeake area. The Emergency Operations Center was scaled back to normal operations at 5p...Read on...

Emergency Services
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Emergency Shelter Closing at Noon

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No residents are currently being housed in the emergency shelter that was opened at Centreville Middle School. The emergency shelter will be closing at noon.

Emergency Services
Posted on: July 25, 2017

EOC Update - 7/25/17

A severe weather event, an EF2 tornado which was confirmed by the National Weather Service went through Stevensville in the Bay City area around 1:30 am, Monday July 24. All searches have been completed for life threats and injuries. There was only one mi...Read on...

Emergency Services
Posted on: July 25, 2017

EOC Update - Donation Information

QUEEN ANNE’S COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES

An official donation site has been set up for victims of the Kent Island Tornado event which occurred on July 24th 2017. The collection site will be located at the Kent Island United Methodist Church...Read on...

Emergency Services
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Bay City - Shelter in Place - 7/24/17

A weather event has occurred in Bay City.  Residents in the area are asked to shelter in place due to wires down. For more information call 410-758-4500 x1113

Emergency Services
Posted on: July 24, 2017

EOC Update 1 - 7/24/17

For Immediate Release

Emergency Operations Center Update - 1

A severe weather event possibly being tornadic activity hit Stevensville in the Bay City area around 1:30 am. Multiple calls for structural collapses, tree’s down, inside and outside gas...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: July 24, 2017

QAC is not accepting donations at this time

At this time Queen Anne's County is not accepting donations or volunteers.  We appreciate the concern the offer of help but please do not respond to the  scene. 

If you were affected by the storm and need emergency  shel...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: July 24, 2017

QAC Opening Emergency Shelter in Centreville

For Immediate Release

Emergency Shelters are Opening in Queen Anne’s County

If residents living in flood prone areas do not have friends or family to stay with, the County opened Emergency Shelters at 6:30 am at the following location:

• C...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Shelter can accept pets, Animal Welfare League also available

Our shelters are open and can accept pets. Animal Welfare League in Queenstown is also available to shelter pets that have been affected. 

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Emergency Services
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Storm Update

***Storm Related Updates***We have returned to normal traffic patterns  except where the power company is working. Rt. 8 is open to normal traffic.However, there will be restricted access to the Bay City and Ellendale  Communities to res...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Storm Update from Dept of Public Works

DPW – Roads and Solid Waste Division Special Operating Procedures

July 25, 2017 - July 29, 2017  - Tornado Recovery & Clean-up

County Roads crews will be continuing storm debris removal this week on roadways in the tornado impact area...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Traffic Update - Kent Island - 7/24/17

Maryland Transportation Authority and local law enforcement are enacting the Rt. 18/ Bay Bridge emergency plan at this time. Everyone is trying our best to clear the traffic jams on Stevensville. 

 * The Ramp from 50 Eastbound to Rt 8 wil...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Transportation to Emergency Shelter

The number previously mentioned will not be staffed after 5pm. Please  contact 911 if you need transportation to the emergency shelter.

Emergency Services
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Transportation to Emergency Shelter

If anyone needs transportation to the Emergency Shelter at Centreville  Middle School please contact the Department of Community Services  410-758-2357

Emergency Services
Posted on: July 24, 2017

Update from Dept of Community Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE:  

 

On behalf of the Department of Community Services, post storm operations are as follows:

  • The Kent Island Senior Center will remain closed tomorrow, July 25, 2017.
  • Transit operations will be suspended after 5pm today...
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Emergency Services
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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Emergency Services
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Fallen Hero Escort, June 29, 2017

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The remains of Personnel Specialist 1st Class Xavier Alec Martin of the US Navy will be escorted through Queen Anne’s County on Thursday, June 29th around 11:30 am. The escort will leave Dover around 11:00 am and will travel through Route 19 to ...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Maryland State Agencies Working to Combat Heroin and Opioid Epidemic

Increased Coordination Ensures Effective Collaboration at State and Local LevelsANNAPOLIS, MD — In the months since Governor Larry Hogan declared of a State of Emergency to combat the heroin and opioid crisis and activated the Opioid Operational...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: June 6, 2017

DES Honor Guard at The Shorebirds

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On Saturday June 3rd 2017, Members of the Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Honor Guard presented the “Colors” at the Shore Birds baseball game. The game took place at the home stadium of the Shore Birds, A...

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Emergency Services
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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Emergency Services
Posted on: May 25, 2017

DES Receives Executive Director Award from MIEMSS

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Department of Emergency Services Receives Executive Director Award from Maryland Emergency Medical Services Systems

Centreville - On Wednesday May 24, 2017 Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems held their 2017 EMS Awards Ceremony to hon...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: May 20, 2017

Emergency Management Update from Storm on 5/19/17

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Last night there was straight line winds with the storm in the area of Roberts Roberts Station Road, Ingleside. There were 13 power poles broken off, a pole building destroyed and Route 313 was closed for approximately 8 hours. At this time power has been...

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Emergency Services
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Hogan Launches "Before It's Too Late" Web Portal

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For immediate release:
May 15, 2017Contact:
Katie Kuehn katie.kuehn@maryland.gov443-240-2877
Hogan Administration Launches "Before It's Too Late" Web Portal to Provide Resources, Raise Awareness of Opioid CrisisEducational Website and ...Read on...

Emergency Services
Posted on: April 12, 2017

Queen Anne's County Commissioners Recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicator

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Queen Anne's County Commissioners recognized National Public Safety Telecommunicator week with a Proclamation.

Whereas emergencies can occur at anytime that require police, fire or emergency medical services; and,

Whereas when an emergency occurs t...

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Emergency Services
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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Emergency Services

Posted on: June 28, 2017

Personnel Specialist 1st Class Xavier Alec Martin, June 29

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The remains of Personnel Specialist 1st Class Xavier Alec Martin of the US Navy will be escorted through Queen Anne’s County on Thursday, June 29th around 11:30 am. The escort will leave Dover around 11:00 am and will travel through Route 19 to ...

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Fallen Heros
Posted on: June 16, 2017

Sgt. Eric M. Houck, June 17

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Sergant Eric M. Houck, 25 of Baltimore Maryland died on June 10 in Peka Valley, Nangarhar Province, of gunshot wounds, the Defense Department said in a press release. The incident is under investigation.

The Soldiers were assigned to Headquarters and Headq...

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Fallen Heros
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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Fallen Heros
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Major Troy Gilbert, Monday December 19th

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Major Troy Gilbert's remains will be escorted from Dover AFB to their final resting ground on Monday December 19th. They will be passing through Queen Anne's County between 10:30-10:45

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- This week, nearly 10 years after he was k...

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Fallen Heros
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Staff Sgt John Perry, Wed. December 14th

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Staff Sgt. John Perry, 1st Cavalry US Army will be departing Dover Air Force Base on Wednesday, December 14th at 08:30. He should be traveling through Queen Anne's County between 09:30-09:45.

Updated info: SSG Perry will be coming through QAC 11:3...

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Fallen Heros

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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Housing & Community Services

Parks

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

All Parks are open!!!!

Our crews have been hard at work - The Cross Island Trail, Terrapin and Mowbray Park are now open. The Rt 8 South Trail has only the normal sewer installation. Crews will still be in and out working on a final clean-up mode . Thank you to all involved.

Parks

Posted on: July 26, 2017

Tornado Recovery & Clean-up News from QAC Public Works

Public Works – Roads and Solid Waste Division Special Operating Procedures

July 25, 2017 - July 29, 2017 - Tornado Recovery & Clean-up

County Roads crews will be continuing storm debris removal this week on roadways in the tornado impact area including,...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 18, 2017

Spring 2017 Flushing Schedule

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SPRING FLUSHING SCHEDULE 2017
Wednesday April 12, 2017 Kent Narrow/Prospect A. Swan’s Cove
5. Prospect Bay A. PBDW around 240
B. PBDW around 330 C. Fa...Read on...

Public Works