Upcoming Town Meetings and Important Town Notices

State Highway Fishing Creek Bridge Update – The State Highway Administration (SHA) notified the Town that the previously announced construction start date of March 27th is now moved to mid April due to further work on low voltage lines within the area. The Town will provide an updated notice as soon as more information is available.

NOTICE: The Rod and Reel parking garage project has reached a point where they have brought in a large crane to erect large precast concrete beams and structures. This work started February 15th and will continue for 8 to 10 weeks. This will create a flagging operation on Mears Avenue as the trucks arrive and leave. There are no permanent lane closures’ scheduled.

The Calvert County Department of Public Safety is hosting free monthly training sessions to better prepare citizens of all ages for emergencies. Training focuses on active shooter, performing CPR and assisting injured persons prior to professional help arriving.  For more information, click here .

Join us in celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Chesapeake Beach. Several events will be held in celebration of the Town. Please join us April 6th from 4-6pm at Town Hall. Food sponsored by Mamma Lucia By the Bay. To view the invitation please click here .

MOSQUITO CONTROL — Mosquito season will be here before you know it.  Please be advised that if you DO NOT want your property area sprayed you MUST request to be put on the DO NOT SPRAY list.  If you are in an area that would require Mosquito Control to enter onto private property (driveways), you ALSO must request to be put on the ENTER PRIVATE PROPERTY list.  You must submit a signed request form.  To receive a request form, please contact Sharon at shumm@chesapeakebeachmd.gov or by calling town hall at 410-257-2230.  DEADLINE is March 29, 2019.

Plant a Buffer Garden with FREE Trees! The Chesapeake Beach Green Team brings news of how to access FREE trees and provide a benefits to the beautiful Bay and its tributaries. For more information, click here .

Comprehensive Plan Community Engagement – We want to hear from residents!  Please visit www.planchesapeakebeachmd.gov for up to date information from the Planning and Zoning Commission, complete a survey to provide your feedback and follow the Comprehensive planning progress.  Please visit or call Town Hall for assistance completing the survey or if you would like a paper copy of the survey mailed to your home.   A computer is available in the Town Hall lobby for ease of access to the survey.

The Chesapeake Beach Water Park is currently seeking adults that are looking for Part-Time and / or Seasonal Work to apply as Cashiers for our 25th Anniversary Season! The CBWP is a great place to make supplemental income, choose flexible hours, and work in a fun, fast-paced, energetic environment! To apply online today, click here and attend Cashier Orientation on Saturday, March 23rd from 10:00am to 12:30pm to get started! We look forward to working with you.

The Chesapeake Beach Water Park is now taking sign-ups for Orientations for all Positions for the 2019 Summer Season.  All interviews for all positions will be conducted at these Job Specific Orientations on the dates listed on our website. We hire starting at age 14 for Customer Service Specialists (CSSs), and Runners in the Food and Beverage  Department.  Grillers working in our Beachcomber Grille must be 15 years old. To sign up as a lifeguard you must be 15 year of age by May 25, 2019.  Cashier’s must be 17 years of age. To sign up for the Orientation for the position of your choice visit our website . Working at the Chesapeake Beach Water park is a wonderful way to spend your summer!

Following is the upcoming flushing schedule according to Public Works:

March 21, 22- Richfield Station
March 25- Bayview Hills
March 26, 27, 28- North Side

March 23 from 10-11:30am – CBOCS Annual Meeting in Town Hall. Please attend the CBOCS annual meeting and learn about 2018 accomplishments and 2019 goals.  Your input is important as we finalize the projects for 2019. 9:30 for breakfast snacks and casual conversation.  To read the CBOCS 2018 Annual Report, click here .

March 28 at 7 pm –  Green Team Meeting in Town Hall Conference Room

April 1 at 6 pm –  Town Council Work Session in Town Hall Chambers

April 7 from 1-3pm. FREE ANNUAL EASTER FESTIVAL presented by the Town of Chesapeake Beach, Chesapeake Beach Waterpark, and the Calvert County Department of Parks and Recreation Northern District. Kellam’s Field (3825 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach). In case of rain or snow, the event will be moved indoors to Northeast Community Center.  EASTER EGG HUNTS, THE EASTER BUNNY, SUPERHEROES, INFLATABLES, FACE PAINTING, WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT. For a printable event flyer, click here .

April 9 at  6 pm Twin Beaches Opioid Abuse Awareness Meeting in Town Hall Chambers.

April 13 Green Team – Save the Date for Fishing Creek clean-up more info to come. Rain date April 27th.

April 23 from 2:30-6:30 pm (Save the Date) Town Hall Chambers BIOBLITZ presentation. More information to follow.

April 27 from 10 am-1 pm Bayfront Park Community Clean-up – Join your neighbors and friends at this family-friendly community event and help keep Bayfront Park pristine and clean. We will meet at Bayfront Park parking lot.  Water, gloves, rakes, trash grabbers, and trash bags will be provided.  Dress for the weather.  If you have questions, contact Keith Pardieck

June 15 from 5 pm – 7 pm Bayfront Park Nature Walk & Talk Series: Coastal Geology of Calvert Cliffs and Bayfront Park Beach.  Join Chesapeake Beach’s own Dr. Ken Rasmussen, Professor of Geology and Oceanography at Northern Virginia Community College, as he describes the ancient past recorded in our stretch of Calvert Cliffs, and the dynamic modern-day forces that continue to shape them today. Event suitable for ages 13+, minors must be accompanied by responsible adult. No pets please. The event is free but registration is required as group size will be limited to 15 people. To register or for more information (SOLD OUT), click here .

Chesapeake Beach and Local Happenings

State Highway Fishing Creek Bridge Update – The State Highway Administration (SHA) notified the Town that the previously announced construction start date of March 27th is now moved to mid April due to further work on low voltage lines within the area. The Town will provide an updated notice as soon as more information is available.

March 22 – 9:00 AM-9:00 PM. Clean Water Day @ Northeast Community Center. Join in raising awareness of the importance of clean water through a bottled water drive to distribute to those in need. For more information, click here .

March 22 –  CHEF’S CHOICE DINNER. Yum is the word for this informal dinner hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206(Venturing Crew 429) from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.  Come to the lower level dining room for a meal you won’t soon forget.  Cost is $12 including side, salad, and beverage.  The Post is at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach and questions may be directed to (410)257-9878.   Public Welcome.  HTTP://www.ALpost206 .

March 23 from 10-11:30am – CBOCS Annual Meeting. Please attend the CBOCS annual meeting and learn about 2018 accomplishments and 2019 goals.  Your input is important as we finalize the projects for 2019. 9:30 for breakfast snacks and casual conversation.  To read the CBOCS 2018 Annual Report, click here .

March 23 – ACOUSTIC MUSIC – For your listening pleasure, join us in the Lower Level Lounge to hear acoustic music by Ross Crampton from 7:00 p.m. until 11:00 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.ALPost206.org .

March 24 from 2-3pm. Mulatto, the Black History of Calvert County. Based on his book, Michael Kent will discuss a portion of the slave era and the formation of churches and schools after slavery. North Beach Town Hall (8916 Chesapeake Ave, North Beach). For a printable event flyer, click here .

March  30 – MOTOWN NIGHT   What’s your favorite tune?  The Sons of the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 will host a night with music by DJ Stephen Varney beginning at 7:30 p.m. until 11:30. The cost of $10 includes draft beer and sodas.  Tickets available at the door.  Public warmly welcomed.  For information call 410-257-9878 http://www.ALPost206.org

April 6  from 4-6pm @ Town Hall.  The Town of Chesapeake Beach 125th Anniversary celebration. Food sponsored by Mamma Lucia By the Bay. To view the invitation please click here .

April 7 from 8:30 am – 11am. First Sunday Breakfast in St Anthony’s Parish Padua Hall and hosted by Knights of Columbus Calvert Council, #7870

April 7 from 1-3pm. FREE ANNUAL EASTER FESTIVAL presented by the Town of Chesapeake Beach, Chesapeake Beach Waterpark, and the Calvert County Department of Parks and Recreation Northern District. Kellam’s Field (3825 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach). In case of rain or snow, the event will be moved indoors to Northeast Community Center.  EASTER EGG HUNTS, THE EASTER BUNNY, SUPERHEROES, INFLATABLES, FACE PAINTING, WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT. For a printable event flyer, click here .

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the Calvert Master Gardeners with its partner the America Chestnut Land Trust are offering free tree seedlings to help improve water quality in Calvert County.  For more information, click here .

April 15 from 11am-7pm – Red Cross Blood Drive St Anthony’s Parish Padua Hall and hosted by Knights of Columbus Calvert Council, #7870  (walk-ins accepted or contact Dave Wilson Sr. for appointment, skinsfan49@aol.com )

April 26-29 City Nature Challenge – A combination of organized activities and self directed searching are made available throughout the area. For more information, click here .

April 27 from 10 am-1 pm Bayfront Park Community Clean-up – Join your neighbors and friends at this family-friendly community event and help keep Bayfront Park pristine and clean. We will meet at Bayfront Park parking lot.  Water, gloves, rakes, trash grabbers, and trash bags will be provided.  Dress for the weather.  If you have questions, contact Keith Pardieck

June 15 from 5 pm – 7 pm Bayfront Park Nature Walk & Talk Series: Coastal Geology of Calvert Cliffs and Bayfront Park Beach.  Join Chesapeake Beach’s own Dr. Ken Rasmussen, Professor of Geology and Oceanography at Northern Virginia Community College, as he describes the ancient past recorded in our stretch of Calvert Cliffs, and the dynamic modern-day forces that continue to shape them today. Event suitable for ages 13+, minors must be accompanied by responsible adult. No pets please. The event is free but registration is required as group size will be limited to 15 people. To register or for more information (SOLD OUT), 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  .

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Informational Work Session Minutes from March 12, 2019

Town Council Meeting Minutes from February 21, 2019

Town of Chesapeake Beach One Page Proposals For a Walkable Community

Informational Work Session Audio from March 12, 2019

Town Council Meeting Audio from February 21, 2019

Planning and Zoning Meeting Minutes from December 12, 2018

Ethics Commission Meeting Audio from Febuary 15, 2019

Informational Work Session Audio from February 11, 2019

Planning and Zoning Meeting Audio from December 12, 2018

Planning and Zoning Meeting Audio from November 14, 2018

Planning and Zoning Meeting Audio from October 10, 2018

Planning and Zoning Meeting Audio from September 05, 2018

Town Council Meeting Audio from January 17, 2019

Special Town Council Meeting Minutes from January 3, 2019

Special Town Council Meeting Audio from January 3, 2019

Holiday “Light up the Town” Photos 2018

Ethics Commission Meeting Minutes from September 10, 2018

Chesapeake Beach 2018 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

Economic Development Committee Reports (numerous)

Archived Posts

Osprey Cam 2018

Osprey Cam 2017

Solar Eclipse 2017 Monday August 21

Bayfront Park – Safe Again to Swim!

Barn Quilt Square Designs Wanted

North Beach VFD – Call for Volunteers

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

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