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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Todd Mohn's Wrap Up - County Commissioner Meeting July 27

The July 27th meeting started at 5:15 p.m. with a closed session for Boards and Commissions.

 

The regular open session meeting was called to order at 5:45 p.m.

 

Social Services Board Appointments        ...

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County News
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Announces the Expansion of Broadband

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Queen Anne’s County Announces the Expansion of Broadband

 

Queen Anne’s County has partnered with Atlantic Broadband, Talkie Communications and ThinkBig Networks to secure State funding for the expansion of the broadband footpri...

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County News
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Join Us in Celebrating QAC Area Agency on Aging 40th Anniversary

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Join Us in Celebrating QAC Area Agency on Aging 40th Anniversary

 

Queen Anne’s County Area Agency on Aging is celebrating its 40th Anniversary. Please join us for an Open House at any of our four locations on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 ...

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County News
Posted on: July 23, 2021

NWS Determines Wednesday’s Storm in QAC Was Not a Tornado

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NWS Determines Wednesday’s Storm in QAC Was Not a Tornado

 

The National Weather Service has determined that the damage from Wednesday’s weather event in the Queenstown area was a strong downburst from a thunderstorm and not a t...

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County News
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Brian Riley Named as Director of Information Technology & Communications

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Brian Riley Named as Director of Information Technology & Communications

 

Queen Anne’s County announces that Brian Riley has been named as Director of Information Technology & Communications. Brian has served as the Management An...

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County News
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) to be Installed at 10 County Parks and Trails

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To ensure our parks and trails are safe for all our users, the Department of Parks and Recreation is now in the process of installing Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) at various park sites.  The next 10 sites are listed below:

 

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County News
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Funds Available for Non-Profits

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CALLING ALL NON-PROFITS
We are now accepting applications for the #QueenAnnesCounty Nonprofit Assistance Fund! 
Application Deadline: July 30, 2021
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County News
Posted on: July 21, 2021

FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR CHILD CARE PROVIDERS

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FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR CHILD CARE PROVIDERS The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has announced that licensed and registered child care providers in Maryland can apply for the Child Care Stabilization Fund Grant by completing the online applic...

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County News
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Emergency Rental Assistance Program is Here to Help!

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Queen Anne’s County Emergency Rental Assistance Program is Here to Help!

 

Are you a Queen Anne’s County renter at risk of being evicted due to COVID-19 related issues?  The Queen Anne’s County Emergency Renta...

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County News
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Todd Mohn's Wrap Up - County Commissioner Meeting July 13

The July 13th meeting started at 5:00 p.m. with a closed session for Personnel, Boards and Commissions and Consult with Counsel.

 

The Regular meeting was called to order at 5:35 pm 

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County News
Posted on: July 19, 2021

2021 Comprehensive Plan Update

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2021 Comprehensive Plan Update

At this point all the initial working draft chapters are available for review on the project website’s resource page, as well as meeting summaries and videos. Any feedback is appreciated and can be submitted on the ...

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County News
Posted on: July 12, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Moving to Thursdays Starting July 19

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COVID-19 Vaccination Moving to Thursdays Starting July 19

 

Starting July 19th COVID-19 vaccination at Queen Anne’s County Department of Health will move from Mondays to Thursdays. COVID-19 Vaccinations will be offered at the Queen Anne&a...

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County News
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Recognized as one of Healthiest Communities for 2021

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Queen Anne’s County Recognized as one of Healthiest Communities for 2021

US World News & World Report in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation ranked Queen Anne’s County in the top 500 healthiest communities out of nearly 3,000 na...

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County News
Posted on: June 22, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Moving to Mondays Starting July 6

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COVID-19 Vaccination Moving to Mondays Starting July 6

 

Starting July 6th COVID-19 vaccination at Queen Anne’s County Department of Health will move from Thursdays to Mondays. Our testing will continue to be on Mondays.

To make an appoint...

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County News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

YMCA in Centerville will Break Ground on June 30

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YMCA in Centerville will Break Ground on June 30

 

As most people have heard the YMCA has had plans for some time now to expand from the location on Courseval Drive in Centreville to Vincit Street next to the county building and across from Queen A...

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County News
Posted on: June 11, 2021

QAC and Plastic Free QAC Announce New Fishing Line Recycle Program

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Update: For anyone planning to join us for the kick off event. It has been rescheduled for Wednesday June 23 at 3:30pm. The location is Wells Cove Landing, 206 Wells Cove Road, Grasonville MD (south side of Kent Narrows between Bridges and The Je...

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County News
Posted on: June 10, 2021

The Bay Bridge Run is Back!

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Sharing on behalf of Corrigan Sports Enterprises and Sean Ryan Sports Enterprises. All media requests should be directed there for now. We will update when we have additional information.

June 9, 2021

Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE) and Sean Ryan Sports E...

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County News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

QAC Senior Centers Virtual Rock Painting Recognition

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QAC Senior Centers Virtual Rock Painting Recognition

 The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, n4a, announced that Virtual Rock Painting, currently offered by staff at Grasonville Senior Center, has been selected by engAGED: The Nationa...

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County News
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Queen Anne’s County Seniors Centers Continue Tiered Opening Plan

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Queen Anne’s County Seniors Centers Continue Tiered Opening Plan

 Queen Anne’s County is pleased to announce the Grasonville, Kent Island, and Sudlersville Senior Centers increase operations through a tiered expansion...

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County News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

June 3 Special Topic Workshop Has Been Postponed!

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June 3 Special Topic Workshop Has Been Postponed!

As a result of the recently announced relaxation of COVID restrictions, we are delaying this final Special Topic Workshop to provide a facilitated in-person viewing and participation opportunity for residen...

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County News
Posted on: May 26, 2021

County Commissioner Meeting Wrap Up by Todd Mohn - May 25,2021

The Commissioners May 25th meeting started at 5:00 p.m. with a Closed Session to discuss personnel and Boards & Commissions

 

The regular meeting was called to order at 5:40 pm.             ...

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County News
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Visiting Queen Anne’s County Nature Parks and Beaches

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Visiting Queen Anne’s County Nature Parks and Beaches

 

With summer almost upon us, it is a great time to visit the beautiful parks and nature preserves in Queen Anne’s County. With the increased popularity of our amenities, the...

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County News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

QAC Leads State in Equipping EMS with Mobile Access to Patient Medication History

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Queen Anne's County, Md.—Washington, D.C.’s Gateway to the Atlantic—Leads State in Equipping EMS with Mobile Access to Patient Medication History

 

Gives paramedics and EMTs rapid, secure access to life-saving...

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County News
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Nichole Hepfer Named Director of Budget & Finance

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Nichole Hepfer Named Director of Budget & Finance

 

Queen Anne’s County announces that Nichole Hepfer has been named as Director of Budget & Finance. Nichole most recently served as the county Accounting Supervisor since 2015. She...

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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 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 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: 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: 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: 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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