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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Commissioners Release 2022 County Budget

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Queen Anne’s County Commissioners Release 2022 County Budget

 

The County Commissioners have scheduled three public hearing to inform residents about the proposed Fiscal Year 2022 County budget.  Residents can attend any of the i...

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County News
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Portion of Cross-Island Trail Near John Gibson Drive Will be Closed May 10-14 for Trail Maintenance

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Portion of Cross-Island Trail Near John Gibson Drive Will be Closed May 10-14 for Trail Maintenance

Trail Maintenance is planned for a portion of the Cross -Island Trail, which will require closure on May 10-1...

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County News
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Appointments for Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Available for May 12 at Kent Island Volunteer Fire Depart

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Appointments for Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Available for May 12 at Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department Appointment Link Below 

We will accept walk ups but scheduling an appointment is recommended. 

*This clinic is for the Johnson &am...

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County News
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Seniors Centers Opening by Appointment Only Starting May 6

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 Queen Anne’s County is pleased to announce the Grasonville, Kent Island, and Sudlersville Senior Centers to open by appointment only beginning May 6. Members will be welcome back in the centers with some restrictions in place. Our Seni...

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County News
Posted on: April 22, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Transitions to Open Vaccination Clinics and Discontinues Use of the Interest Lis

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Queen Anne’s County Transitions to Open Vaccination Clinics and Discontinues Use of the Interest List

 

As of Thursday April 22, 19,697 Queen Anne’s County residents have had at least their first shot of COVID Vaccine and close ...

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County News
Posted on: April 22, 2021

Sign up for the Virtual Welcome to Medicare Fair on June 23

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Sign up for the Virtual Welcome to Medicare Fair on June 23

Our virtual Welcome to Medicare Fair will teach you about Medicare – and all its parts - to assist you in your initial enrollment decisions.

 

Are you turning 65 soon? Learn about...

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County News
Posted on: April 16, 2021

QAC Broadband Advisory Council Answers Your Questions About Broadband

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QAC Broadband Advisory Council Answers Your Questions About Broadband

 

One of the most common questions and complaints in our local community groups tends to be related to internet service.

 

Did you know that Queen Anne’s County ...

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County News
Posted on: April 14, 2021

FDA and CDC have put a pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

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FDA and CDC have put a pause on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

“Out of an abundance of caution” – FDA Advisory

FDA says “rare but severe” chance of a cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (blood clotting) in conju...

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County News
Posted on: April 12, 2021

County Senior Centers Launch Virtual Grocery Bingo April 21st

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County Senior Centers Launch Virtual Grocery Bingo April 21st

 

Starting Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 2:00 PM, QAC Senior Centers will host an online Grocery Bingo via Zoom on the third Wednesday of each month. Printed bingo cards will be available...

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County News
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Coordinated Response from Queen Anne’s County Results in No Casualties to Staff or Animals

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Coordinated Response from Queen Anne’s County Results in No Casualties to Staff or Animals

 

In the afternoon of April 6 there was a report of a commercial building fire at Animal Services in Queenstown. The building was filled with smoke...

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County News
Posted on: March 31, 2021

New Funding Opportunities for Businesses

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New Funding Opportunities for Businesses

 

Queen Anne’s County Economic and Tourism Development is pleased to announce three new funding opportunities to promote and encourage stabilization within the business community.

 

Through ...

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County News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Temporary Change in Permit Counter Hours of Service

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Temporary Change in Permit Counter Hours of Service

Queen Anne’s County Planning and Zoning

 

Starting next Friday, April 9, 2021 until Friday, May 28, 2021 the Permit Counter at Planning and Zoning will be closing at noon. Due to a large ...

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County News
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Launches Life Planning For All

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

General Inquiries: Sandy Brown, Mid-Shore Pro Bono, 410/690-8128

Media Contact: Jenni Pastusak, D3, 443/944-6285

 

Mid-Shore Pro Bono Launches Life Planning For All Initiative 

to Assist Families with Financial & Hea...

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County News
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Joins Local Nexamp Solar Project

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Queen Anne’s County in Maryland has recently taken a bold step in supporting the production and consumption of clean energy by subscribing to a local solar project with Nexamp. The 2 MW AC solar project is est...

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County News
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Recycling Drop Off Sites

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Queen Anne’s County Recycling Drop Off Sites

Our recycling drop off sites in Queen Anne’s County accept plastic, metal, paper, cardboard and glass. The Harper Road location (401 Harper Rd, Centreville) also accepts cooking oil but is th...

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County News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Releases 2020 Year in Review

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Queen Anne’s County Releases 2020 Year in Review

 

Every year Queen Anne’s County releases “Year in Review” highlighting accomplishments from county departments during the previous calendar year. 2020 Year in Review is now available by visiting qac...

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County News
Posted on: February 2, 2021

QAC Announces the Next Series of Virtual Workshops for the Comprehensive Plan

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QAC Announces the Next Series of Virtual Workshops for the Comprehensive Plan

 

We recently held several Visioning Workshops and want to thank everyone who has participated. We are pleased to announce the next set of Comprehensive Plan virtual work...

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County News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Commissioner Corchiarino Appointed to Chesapeake Bay Trust Board of Trustees

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Commissioner Corchiarino Appointed to Chesapeake Bay Trust Board of Trustees

 

Commissioner Chris Corchiarino was appointed as a member of the Chesapeake Bay Trust Board of Trustees by Governor Larry Hogan. Commissioner Corchiarino will fill the o...

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County News
Posted on: December 28, 2020

New Traffic Pattern Coming for Ellendale and Bay Cove Residents

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New Traffic Pattern Coming for Ellendale and Bay Cove Residents

 

Soon you will notice a new traffic pattern on Kent Manor Drive near the neighborhoods of Ellendale and Bay Cove. The start of the detour depends on weather and we are estim...

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County News
Posted on: December 18, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Asks Customers to Utilize Online Systems

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Queen Anne’s County Asks Customers to Utilize Online Systems

 

Queen Anne’s County we would like to make sure you have all the information you need for the upcoming tax season. We are encouraging citizens with county business t...

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County News
Posted on: December 18, 2020

KENT ISLAND TO WELCOME TARGET STORE TO ANCHOR KENT LANDING SHOPPING CENTER

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KENT ISLAND TO WELCOME TARGET STORE 

TO ANCHOR KENT LANDING SHOPPING CENTER

 

Kent Landing Location Marks First Target to Open in Queen Anne’s County

 

Queen Anne’s County and Cordish Companies are excited to anno...

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County News
Posted on: December 11, 2020

Queen Anne’s County COVID-19 Testing Through the End of 2020

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Queen Anne’s County COVID-19 Testing Through the End of 2020

 

Queen Anne’s County Department of Health continues to offer free COVID-19 testing through the end of the year but will have an abbreviated schedule due to upcoming h...

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County News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

QAC Partners with MORE to Build Mountain Bike Trail

Terrapin Off Road Concept Map

 

Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation recently completed a proposed agreement with representatives from MORE (Mid Atlantic Off-Road Enthusiast) to build and maintain a single-track mountain bike trail in Terrapin Park.

 

The ...

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County News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

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 CENTREVILLE – The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizens to fill vacancies on multiple county boards and commissions. The deadline for applications will remain open until filled.  

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County News
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Dr. Ciotola's COVID-19 Update at Dec 8 CC Meeting

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At the County Commissioner’s meeting on December 8, 2020 Dr. Ciotola gave an update on where we stand with COVID-19 in Queen Anne’s County. Dr. Ciotola started the presentation by saying, “there is some good news and some bad...

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County News
Posted on: December 2, 2020

County Administrator Todd Mohn's Wrap Up for the Nov 24th County Commissioner Meeting.

The November 24th meeting started at 4:30 pm with a Closed Session to discuss Boards & Commissions.   

The regular meeting convened at 5:35pm Commissioner Moran announced the following Board and Commission Appointments:   &am...

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County News
Posted on: November 30, 2020

QAC Announces New Website for 2021 Comprehensive Plan Update

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QAC Announces New Website for 2021 Comprehensive Plan Update

 

Queen Anne’s County announces a new website for the 2021 Comprehensive Plan Update. The website can be found at www.qacplan2021.com and includes upcoming meetings and workshop...

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County News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

QAC Public Works Releases Website with Information about Drainage in Cloverfields

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QAC Public Works Releases Website with Information about Drainage in Cloverfields

 

Queen Anne’s County Department of Public Works published a new website with information about the drainage in Cloverfields. You can visit the website at h...

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County News
Posted on: November 3, 2020

QAC Division of Housing and Community Service Still Has Funds Available for Rental Assistance

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QAC Division of Housing and Community Service Still Has Funds Available for Rental Assistance

Queen Anne’s County Division of Housing and Community Service still has funds available for rental assistance. Earlier this year we received funding to ...

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County News
Posted on: October 28, 2020

QAC Commissioners Proclaim Oct 6 as Girl Scout Caroline Hazuda Day

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QAC Commissioners Proclaim Oct 6 as Girl Scout Caroline Hazuda Day

 

Queen Anne’s County Commissioners proclaimed October 6, 2020 as “Girl Scout Caroline Hazuda Day” to recognize Caroline for demonstrating her leadersh...

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County News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

Amy Moredock Named as Director of Planning and Zoning

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Queen Anne’s County announces that Amy Moredock has been named as Director of Planning and Zoning. Amy formerly served as the County Principal Long Range Planner since June of 2019.

 

In her role as County Principal Long Range Planner she...

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County News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

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 CENTREVILLE – The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizens to fill vacancies on multiple county boards and commissions. The deadline for applications will remain open until filled.  

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County News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

A Message from QAC Commissioners

Message From QAC Commissioners

October 2020

 

Dear Queen Anne’s County Citizens

As fall arrives and we are more than halfway through this remarkable year, it is a good time to give our County Citizens an update from our perspective. We are focusing this letter on three ...

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County News
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Historic Centreville Courthouse Will Maintain Original Brick Appearance

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Historic Centreville Courthouse Will Maintain Original Brick Appearance

 

CENTREVILLE - The Commission evaluating the use and condition of the Historic  Centreville Courthouse, established by the Queen Anne's County Commissioners,...

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County News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Gayle Wilcox Wins the Queen Anne’s County Virtual Talent Show

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Gayle Wilcox Wins the Queen Anne’s County Virtual Talent Show

 

To celebrate National Senior Center Month in September, we asked our senior community to send in a video showing off their special talent. At least one person in the video ne...

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County News
Posted on: October 6, 2020

QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

Boards and Commissions new

 CENTREVILLE – The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizens to fill vacancies on multiple county boards and commissions. The deadline for applications will remain open until filled.  

 ...

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County News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Changes to Timing and Collection of Development Impact Fees

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During the August 25th County Commissioner meeting, the timing and collection of development impact fees and the assignment of an administrative fee was approved and will go into effect on October 10, 2020.

The administrative fee is for the proc...

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County News
Posted on: September 29, 2020

Todd Mohn's Wrap Up to the Sept 22 County Commissioner Meeting

The September 22nd meeting started at 5:00 p.m. with a closed session to consult with counsel and to discuss Personnel (vacant position).  

 

The Regular meeting was called to order at 5:45 pm 

 

The Board approved to fill ...

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County News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

COVID-19 Update in Queen Anne’s County, Tuesday September 8

COVID-19 Update in Queen Anne’s County, Tuesday September 8

On Tuesday, September 8 Dr. Ciotola gave an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in Queen Anne’s County. Click the video below to watch the entire update. https://youtu.be/Mcl5FyHPY...

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County News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Enters Stage 3 of the Roadmap to Recovery

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Queen Anne’s County plans to follow the Governor’s re-opening plan for stage 3 in the Roadmap to Recovery. Previous local orders pertaining to youth contact sports and limits on gatherings will be rescinded on Friday, September, 4 at 5...

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County News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Kent Island Tar and Chip Resurfacing Starts September 8th

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Kent Island Tar and Chip Resurfacing Starts September 8th

Queen Anne’s County Public Works, Roads Division announces the 2020 Tar and Chip Resurfacing Program. The project will start September 8th and last for approximately two weeks depending on...

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County News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Drug Free Coalition Announces QAC Goes Purple in September

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Queen Anne’s County Drug Free Coalition Announces QAC Goes Purple in September

The last several years, Queen Anne’s County has stood up against substance abuse by going purple in September. This year Queen Anne’s County Drug F...

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County News
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Text-to-911 Service is Now Available in Queen Anne’s County

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Effective today, 911 call centers across Maryland, including Queen Anne’s County will begin accepting text messages via text-to-911 service.

“I am proud that Queen Anne’s County has had this capability since August o...

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County News
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Reminder when visiting a county building.

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Reminder when visiting a county building.

All visitors will need to have a health screening including a temperature check before entering. Face coverings are required in all buildings.

Alternative options include doing business by mail or online. Visit qac....

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County News
Posted on: August 18, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Continues to Have an Award Winning EMS System

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Queen Anne’s County Continues to Have an Award Winning EMS System

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline®EMS Gold Award for a third year in...

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County News
Posted on: August 18, 2020

Island Dog Park Closed Wednesday – Thursday for Improvements

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Island Dog Park Closed Wednesday – Thursday for Improvements

Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation announces improvements and maintenance to the Island Dog Park located at the end of Church Street and next to Bayside Elementary Schoo...

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County News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Recognized by Maryland Healthiest Business Collaborative with Gold Award for Wel

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Queen Anne’s County Recognized by Maryland Healthiest Business Collaborative with Gold Award for Wellness at Work Program

Queen Anne’s County Government receives the Wellness at Work Award from the Healthiest Maryland Business Collabora...

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County News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

New Hours for COVID-19 Testing Starting Next Week

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Queen Anne’s County continues to offer COVID-19 testing next week with later hours. Starting on August 11 testing will be offered from 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on Thursdays. Testing will st...
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County News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Seeks Planning and Zoning Director.

Planning and Zoning Director

Queen Anne’s County is seeking someone to join our team as Planning and Zoning Director.

The Director of the Department of Planning and Zoning is a senior member of the County’s management team and responsible for managing and directing...

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County News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

QAC County Ride will Suspend Services Tue Aug 4 due to weather

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Due to the impending tropical storm all County Ride services will be suspended for Tuesday, August 4. County Ride will provide emergency transport under the direction of Queen Anne’s Emergency Operations Center tomorrow.

Available services for We...

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County News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Continues to Monitor Tropical Storm Isaias

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Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services Continues to Monitor Tropical Storm Isaias

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services continues to monitor Tropical Storm Isaias and urges residents to prepare. We have the ...

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County News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Monitoring Hurricane Isaias

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Queen Anne’s County Monitoring Hurricane Isaias

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services, urges Queen Anne’s County residents to prepare as we closely monitor the track of Hurricane Isaias.

We understand that your p...

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County News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Todd Mohn's Wrap Up to the July 28 County Commissioner Meeting

The July 28, 2020 meeting started at 5:00 p.m. with a closed session for Boards & Commissions, Personnel and Consult with Counsel.

 

The regular meeting was called to order at 5:30 pm

 

    Broadband Advisory Council ap...

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County News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

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QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

CENTREVILLE – The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizens to fill vacancies on multiple county boards and commissions. The deadline for applications wil...

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County News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Division of Housing & Community Services Provides Rental Assistance and Emerge

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Queen Anne’s County Division of Housing & Community Services 

Provides Rental Assistance and Emergency Shelter to Those Affected by COVID-19

Queen Anne’s County Division of Housing & Community Services has received fundi...

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County News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

County Administrator Todd Mohn's Wrap Up of the July 14 County Commissioners Meeting

The July 14th meeting started at 5:00 p.m. with a closed session.

The regular meeting opened at 5:45 p.m.

Motion to appoint Commissioner Jack Wilson as the County’s liaison to the National Association of Counties (NACo) -APPROVED 5-0

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County News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Women’s Museum seeks New Home

Women’s Museum seeks New Home

 The Mary Edwardine Bourke Emory (MEBE) Foundation announced Wednesday they will not be continuing their quest of opening a Women’s Museum at the Bloomfield Farmhouse. The County was approached in ...

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County News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Employees Test Positive for Covid-19 at Two Grasonville Restaurants Department of Health Responding

Employees Test Positive for Covid-19 at Two Grasonville Restaurants

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Grasonville, Maryland  On July 14, 2020, the Queen Anne’s County Department of Health was notified immediately by management of Annie&...

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County News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Local Management Board’s Out of School Time Grant for Programs Request for Pro

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Out of School Time Grant for Programs

Request for Proposals

Queen Anne’s County Local Management Board has issued a Request for Proposals on June 26, 2020 for the Queen Anne&rsquo...

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County News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

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QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

CENTREVILLE – The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizens to fill vacancies on multiple county boards and commissions. The deadline for applications wil...

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County News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Capacity Restrictions on Queen Anne’s County Beaches

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Capacity Restrictions on Queen Anne’s County Beaches

At their last meeting, the Commissioners voted to implement residency restrictions for access to Matapeake Beach and the beaches at Terrapin and Ferry Point Nature Preserves during periods of o...

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County News
Posted on: June 24, 2020

COVID-19 Testing for Queen Anne’s County Residents Opens June 30

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The Queen Anne’s County Department of Health will be offering COVID-19 testing for county residents starting Tuesday, June 30th. This drive-thru testing is available from 8:30am - 1:00pm at QAC Department of Health, 206 N. Commerce St. Centrevil...

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County News
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Public Health Changes to County Beaches and Fishing Piers

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Public Health Changes to County Beaches and Fishing Piers

The County Commissioners voted at their June 23 meeting to implement operational changes at certain county beaches due to Public Health and sanitation concerns. Due to a compelling interest to mitig...

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County News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

MVA Services Have Reopened at the Liberty Building in Centreville

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The budget and finance department has reopened their MVA services at the Liberty Building located at 107 N Liberty Street in Centreville. The counter is open from 8:00 am – 4:15 pm, Monday through Friday. Cash and check only are accepted at this...

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County News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Community Partnerships for Children and Families is seeking Members for Board of Directors

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The Queen Anne’s County Community Partnerships for Children and Families, a Maryland Local Management Board, is looking for citizens interested in serving on its board of directors. The Partnership serves as the primary structure in the County t...

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County News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

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QAC Seeking Citizens to Serve on Boards & Commissions

CENTREVILLE – The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizens to fill vacancies on multiple county boards and commissions. The deadline for applications wil...

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County News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Will Enter Next Phase of Stage Two in the Roadmap to Recovery Starting Friday, J

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Queen Anne’s County Will Enter Next Phase of Stage Two in the Roadmap to Recovery Starting Friday, June 12

 

Queen Anne’s County announces they will be following the latest guidance from the state of Maryland announced yesterday...

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County News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Be Prepared for the Effects of COVID-19 on 2020 Hurricane Season

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Be Prepared for the Effects of COVID-19 on 2020 Hurricane Season

Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services is updating response procedures to include COVID-19 as we plan for the 2020 hurricane season, and encourages everyone to do the ...

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County News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Queen Anne’s County announces partial reopening of the County Ride Public Bus Service

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Queen Anne’s County announces partial reopening of the County Ride Public Bus Service 

Queen Anne’s County announces limited fixed route bus service starting on Monday, June 15, 2020.

County Ride Route One (Easton Shuttle) and R...

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County News
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Cross Island Trail re-paving starts this week

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UPDATE

Due to weather work was not started last week. Below is an updated schedule. This is weather dependent.

The Queen Anne’s County Department of Parks and Recreation has scheduled re paving to be done on the Cross Island Trail beginning on Wed...

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County News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

QAC Back to Business

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Back to Business in Queen Anne’s County

Queen Anne’s County begins Phase Two of the Maryland Roadmap to Recovery and announces the development of additional resources for businesses that are allowed to re-open this Friday, June 5th at 5...

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County News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Todd Mohn's Wrap Up to the May 26th County Commissioner Meeting

The May 26th County Commissioners meeting started at 6:00 p.m.

 

ACTION ITEMS

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1. 20th Anniversary of the Judy Center Early Learning Hub Proclamation - Commissioner S. Wilson read.

2. FY 21 Sewerage and Water Rate Increase

In 2011, the Sanitary C...

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County News
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Blue Heron Nature Preserve Temp Closed for Construction

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Due to Construction of wetlands/wildlife habitat, and general restoration efforts on the parkland of Blue Heron Nature Preserve, home of the Nemo Equestrian Trail, the Park is closed at this time.  As this work is weather related, we will provide...

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County News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Chesapeake College Alternate Testing Site Transitions to Mobile Testing for Queen Anne’s County Resi

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Chesapeake College Alternate Testing Site Transitions to Mobile Testing for Queen Anne’s County Residents

Queen Anne’s County announces the transition of the alternate testing site located at Chesapeake College after Friday, June 5, 202...

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County News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

County Commissioners Budget Workshop Tonight June 2 @ 5PM

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The County Commissioners will be holding an additional Budget Workshop Today, June 2, 2020 at 5:00 PM. This session will be streamed live on qac.org/live or on QACTV’s TV Channel Atlantic Broadband (channel 7 or 77), and streamed on QACTV Facebo...

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County News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Backpack Committee is Awarded $20,000

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Queen Anne’s County Backpack Committee is Awarded $20,000

Queen Anne’s County Community Partnerships for Children and Families, aka Local Management Board, and the Queen Anne’s County Chamber of Commerce, recognized the strong...

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County News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Planning & Zoning closed to the public June 2

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To ensure social distancing and reduce the amount of people in our building, Planning and Zoning will be closed to the public on Tuesday, June 2 for Election Day. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday. If you have any questions visit qac.org and search P...

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County News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Guidance for Queen Anne’s County Restaurants and Bars

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Guidance for Queen Anne’s County Restaurants and Bars

Queen Anne’s County is ready to assist our restaurants and bars in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order which allows for the reopening of outdoor dining this Frid...

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County News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Announces Cancellation of Parks and Recreation Summer Camp Program

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Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation summer camp program will be cancelled this year. We are not able to adequately meet CDC guidelines for social distancing, school facilities are inaccessible.

“We are disappointed that we need to ...

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County News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Announces Opening of Playground

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Queen Anne’s County announces playgrounds located in county parks and schools will reopen Saturday May 23, 2020. Families should still continue with social distancing and to wash or sanitize hands frequently. Gatherings of more than 10 people ar...

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County News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Dept. of Community Services Housing Division is Seeking Projects

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Queen Anne’s County Department of Community Services Housing Division is seeking projects as a coordinated effort of services to include in an application submission to the Maryland Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) COVI...

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County News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Announces Small Business Assistance and Recovery Fund

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Queen Anne’s County Announces Small Business Assistance and Recovery Fund

Queen Anne’s County announces the Queen Anne’s County Small Business Assistance and Recovery Fund to assist local businesses that are in need during the...

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County News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

More Frequently Asked Questions

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There are a lot of questions and concerns from our businesses regarding stage one reopening. We have put together a lists of frequently asked questions.

Do I need to purchase expensive cleaning supplies/disinfectants for my store?

Unexpired household bleach...

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County News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

County Commissioners Budget Workshop on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 5:00 PM

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The County Commissioners will be holding an additional Budget Workshop on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 5:00 PM. This session will be streamed live on qac.org/live or on QACTV’s TV Channel Atlantic Broadband (channel 7 or 77), and streamed on QACTV F...

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County News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Guidance for Religious Institutions

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The Governor’s Recent Executive Order # 20-05-13-01 (complete order at: https://governor.maryland.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Gatherings-SIXTH-AMENDED-5.13.20.pdf) indicated the following:

Religious Facilities. Subject to applicable Local Orde...

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County News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions About Stage 1

FAQ

There are a lot of questions and concerns from our citizens. We have put together a lists of frequently asked questions in regards to the start of stage one.

Are face coverings still required inside stores by the employees and customers?

Yes

Are face coverin...

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County News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Queen Anne’s County Begins Stage One on Friday May 15 at 5pm

Stage One

Queen Anne’s County Begins Stage One on Friday May 15 at 5pm

Governor Hogan announced the start of Stage One in the Roadmap to Recovery for Maryland starting at 5:00 pm on Friday May 15th. The individual counties are empowered to make decisions o...

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County News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

County Commissioners Meeting Live Tuesday May 12 5:30 pm with Public Comment Feature

County Commissioner Meeting 5.12 copy

Tune in Live on Tuesday May 12th at 5:30 PM for the County Commissioners meeting. You can view the agenda here: https://www.qac.org/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_05122020-962?html=true

We are still asking citizens to stay at home and watch the meeting onli...

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County News
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Queen Anne’s County hires new Weed Control Coordinator

Queen Anne’s County has hired a weed control coordinator, Douglas George, to assist in the management and control of noxious and invasive weeds. 

As a service to local residents, the QAC Department of Public Works, in cooperation with th...

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County News
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Today Gov. Hogan Announced Actions to Reduce Bridge Backups

At today's Board of Public Works meeting, Governor Hogan announced a series of actions that his administration will take to expedite the Chesapeake Bay Bridge rehabilitation project.1) MDOT will make every effort to expedite the project, and crews will wo...

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Hogan Discusses Bridge w/Board of Public Works County News
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Property Tax Credit for QAC Volunteer First Responders

Bill Faust, chairman of the county’s Fire and EMS Commission, represented all 9 volunteer fire companies when he spoke in favor of Emergency Ordinance 19-11, on June 11.

CENTREVILLE - The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners received a har...

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County News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Four Seasons Files Petition to Confirm Tolled Expiration Date of DRRA

Four Seasons Files Petition to Confirm Tolled Expiration Date of the Developers Rights and Responsibilities Agreement (DRRA)

UPDATE: Four Seasons DRRA Petition Overview, read it here:

https://www.qac.org/DocumentCenter/View/12024/Four-Seasons-DRRA-Petition-...

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County News
Posted on: December 6, 2018

DES Updates Hazard Mitigation Plan

Haz Mit plan update website

A few months ago we asked the public to help us update the Hazard Mitigation Plan by answering a survey. To read the updated plan go to www.qacdes.com and click on the Hazard Mitigation link on the left side.

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