Upcoming Town Meetings and Important Town Notices

Tree Trimming: For safety reasons and bus access, the Town will be trimming trees near Town sidewalks, streets and rights of way over the next few weeks. 

The Town of Chesapeake Beach seeks sealed proposals for Maintenance Dredging of the Fishing Creek Channel. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on August 26th at 3:00 pm at Town Hall: 8200 Bayside Rd. Chesapeake Beach, MD. The full bid package is available on eMaryland Marketplace Advantage bid #BPM015557 or here (28MB file) . For more information please contact Holly Wahl at hwahl@chesapeakebeachmd.gov .

Fishing Creek Channel:  The Town of Chesapeake Beach received a grant from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Waterway Improvement Fund to conduct an emergency dredging of Fishing Creek Channel. For the most current (July 2019) Fishing Creek Channel Survey, please click here .

Planning & Zoning Survey Results: To view the Planning & Zoning community survey results please click here .

A seat on the Chesapeake Beach Town Council was recently vacated by a Town Council member.  Chesapeake Beach residents interested in applying for the position should send their resumes to Sharon Humm, Town Clerk, at shumm@chesapeakebeachmd.gov by August 23, 2019.

The Town of Chesapeake Beach has vacancies on the Board of Appeals and the Planning & Zoning Commission that need to be filled. If anyone is interested please send your resume to the Town Clerk, Sharon Humm, via email or mail to Town of Chesapeake Beach, PO Box 400, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732

Don’t miss it!  Last Moonlight Cruise this year is Saturday, August 24th at 7 PM. Subtle rock and pop as well as country music by local artist Ross Crampton.  For more information and to purchase tickets, click here .

August 27 at 6 PM – Ethics Committee Meeting in Town Hall Chambers.

August 28 at 6:30 pm – The Chesapeake Beach Water Park will hold an End of Season Adult Swim Social​ (ages 18+)  from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  There is no charge for Chesapeake Beach Residents and their guests. The Beachcomber Grille and the Cool Zone will remain open for anyone interested in purchasing dinner or snacks. To RSVP, please click here

September 7 at 10 AM to Noon – CANCELLED due to unavailable spat from the hatchery caused by extremely low salinity.  OYSTER RELOCATION.  CBOCS is moving oysters from the hatchery to Fishing Creek. The location is Marina West. Need 25+ volunteers to load cages, count spat and take the oysters to the creek. Wear water shoes and be prepared to get wet to the waist or sit at the table and count spat. Pizza will be served as usual.

September 9 at 6 PM – The Town Council will hold an Informational Work Session in Town Hall Chambers.

September 11 at 7:00 pm – Planning and Zoning meeting in Town Hall Chambers.

September 14 from 12 pm – 5pm.  Mark your calendars for the third annual Taste the Beaches @ Kellam’s Field.  Admission is FREE. Over 65 vendors have been signed up for the event, to date.  Let us know if you plan to join us by clicking here .  To view or print an event flyer, click here .

Calling all Volunteers! We are looking for volunteers for the Taste the Beaches event on Saturday, September 14th between 11 am and 6 pm  at Kellam’s Field (however much time you can spare will be appreciated). Please email taste@chesapeakebeachmd.gov if you are interested in volunteering.

September 19 at 7:00 pm – Town Hall meeting in Town Hall Chambers.

October 2-9 — the EDNA E. LOCKWOOD heritage tour. See the last sailing bugeye oyster boat at the Rod  ‘N’ Reel marina. Up to 1 hour tours to learn about ship restoration and early oyster harvesting. Great photo opportunity for the whole family.  For more information, click here .

North Beach Volunteer Fire Department is seeking new volunteers of all ages.  Now is the time to become an important part of our community… YOUR COMMUNITY!  As a volunteer, you will learn skills that prepare you to help members of your community when they need it the most. Think about how rewarding it will be to offer aid to those who call upon you.  Training and gear provided.  Inquire at the firehouse located at 8536 Bayside Road Chesapeake Beach, MD  20732.

Chesapeake Beach and Local Happenings

TOWN SPONSORED HAPPENINGS:

Don’t miss it!  Last Moonlight Cruise this year is Saturday, August 24th at 7 PM. Subtle rock and pop as well as country music by local artist Ross Crampton. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here .

August 28 at 6:30 pm – The Chesapeake Beach Water Park will hold an End of Season Adult Swim Social​ (ages 18+)  from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  There is no charge for Chesapeake Beach Residents and their guests. The Beachcomber Grille and the Cool Zone will remain open for anyone interested in purchasing dinner or snacks. To RSVP, please click here

Mark your calendars for the third annual Taste the Beaches @ Kellam’s Field September 14 from 12pm to 5pm.  Admission is FREE. Over 65 vendors have been signed up for the event, to date.  Let us know if you plan to join us by clicking here .  To view or print an event flyer, click here .

October 2-9 the EDNA E. LOCKWOOD heritage tour. See the last sailing bugeye oyster boat at the Rod  ‘N’ Reel Marina. Up to 1 hour tours to learn about ship restoration and early oyster harvesting. Great photo opportunity for the whole family.  For more information, click here .

LOCAL COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS:

Choose Calvert: Looking for something to do locally?  To check out events within the County, click here .

Summer 2019 Eco Tourism Programs.  Join in the Nature Fun.  For more information, click here .

North Beach VFD Auxiliary’s Yard Sale will be held from 8:00 am until 12:00pm on every 2nd Saturday of the month from April to October. Please contact Diana after 5:00pm, at 410/231-1775 to  reserve a table.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Northeast Community Center: 4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave. Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732. The Department of the Navy is seeking public involvement from community members interested in participating in a Restoration Advisory Board (RAB). The Navy plans to hold an information meeting about the RAB. This meeting will provide more information about what a RAB does, how it operates, and the level of commitment if you are interested in applying for membership. Applications will be available at the meeting or to apply online, click here .

August 31 – ACOUSTIC MUSIC – For your listening pleasure, join us in the Lower Level Lounge to hear music from Ross Crampton from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. with the compliments of the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Rt. 260 in Chesapeake Beach. Public welcome.  For more information, call 410-257-9878.  http://www.MD-Post206.org

2020 Census Preparation – As a normal part of the 2020 Census preparation and data collection process you will notice census takers in the neighborhood. Census field representatives are currently doing address canvassing for Calvert County and across the United States. The representatives also continue to collect information for the American Community Survey (ACS) and other ongoing surveys. For more information regarding Census Takers in the neighborhood, click here .

For more information on any of the above “Happenings,” contact Marti Gilpin (Office and Community Involvement Coordinator for the Town of Chesapeake Beach, MD)  410-257-2230  or via email  .

Sign up for Calvert County alerts

Residents, please sign up for the Calvert County alert portal to receive important messages specific to our area.   To sign up, click here .  The county also has a free mobile app called “Prepare Me Calvert” that is available for IOS and Android mobile devices.

Just Added

Planning and Zoning Comprehensive Plan Work Session Video from July 31, 2019

Town Council Meeting Minutes from June 20, 2019

Town Council Meeting Video from July 18, 2019

Planning and Zoning Meeting Minutes from June 12, 2019

Ethics Commission Meeting Video from June 28, 2019

Informational Work Session Minutes from June 3, 2019

Informational Work Session Video from June 3, 2019

Town Council Meeting Video from May 16, 2019

Informational Work Session Minutes from May 6, 2019

Town Council Meeting Minutes from April 18, 2019

Ethics Commission Meeting Minutes from January 2, 2019

Town of Chesapeake Beach One Page Proposals For a Walkable Community

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Solar Eclipse 2017 Monday August 21

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Mandatory Recount Completed – 2016 Town Election Results

Water & Sewer Rate Schedule effective July 1, 2016

Calvert Library and the Town of Chesapeake Beach proudly celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Naval Research Laboratory Chesapeake Bay Detachment

A 75th Birthday Recognition Nov. 13…

Chesapeake Beach Voter Registration / Candidate Filing / Election Information

SIGNS, SIGNS, EVERYWHERE A SIGN…

Recycle Bins are again available

Residents Asked to Reduce Mosquito Population by Eliminating Standing Water

$500 REWARD

Observations from the Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail Osprey Cam

Webmaster Note

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