Upcoming Town Meetings and Important Town Notices

RFP Maintenance Dredging Re-solicitation — The Town of Chesapeake Beach seeks re-solicited sealed proposals in response to eMaryland Marketplace #BOM015557 Maintenance Dredging of the Fishing Creek Channel. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on September 19th at 9:00 AM at Town Hall: 8200 Bayside Rd. Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732. Sealed proposals are due by October 2nd at 9:00 AM at Town Hall. For more information please visit eMaryland Marketplace or contact Holly Wahl at hwahl@chesapeakebeachmd.gov .

NOTICE: The Town of Chesapeake Beach issues notice that an automated speed enforcement program is in place effective September 12, 2019 westbound along Old Bayside Rd. Within the Beach Elementary School Zone a camera will be effectively in place for enforcement traveling west bound on September 26, 2019.   The Town of Chesapeake Beach recently conducted a study for a one week period in August of 2019, along Old Bayside Rd., that showed 444 vehicles were traveling up to 12 MPH over a 20 MPH speed limit and 71 vehicles were traveling over 12 MPH over a 20 MPH speed limit.   According to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Study, the chances of a pedestrian surviving being struct by a vehicle decreases by 70%; between the speed of 20 MPH and 40 MPH. Please join our efforts to keep children, their families, teachers and administrators safe.    For more information, click here .

September is National Preparedness Month.  For more information on how you can prepare for a emergency, please click here .  Don’t wait. Communicate. Make your emergency plan today. Visit www.ready.gov/communicate

September 16 at 7:00 pm -Walkable Community Meeting in Town Hall Chambers

September 19 at 7:00 pm – Town Council meeting in Town Hall Chambers.  To view a live stream and video coverage of the meeting when available, click here .  To view a printable copy of the meeting agenda and supporting documents, 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 .

Chesapeake Beach and Local Happenings

TOWN SPONSORED HAPPENINGS:

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:

Mark your calendars to join the Town of North Beach during their “Big Sit Weekend” at Wetlands Overlook Park October 12 – 13, 2019. For more information, click here .

The September issue of Tidings, Calvert County’s tourism newsletter, is now available. To view the issue, click here .  Highlighted in this issue are Taste the Beaches in Chesapeake Beach, the ever more popular 26th Annual Artsfest, family fun festivities and more.  Click “Join” in this issue and register to receive Tidings monthly. Be Open For It.

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.

September 17– STEAK DINNER. Picky about your steak?    When you order your Steak direct from the Grill-Master you get what you ordered.  The $15.00 price tag includes all the trimmings and a beverage.  From 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206, on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, in the lower-level dining room.  Public welcome.  For more information, call (410)257-9878. www.MD-post206.org

September 19 from 5-7 PM Free Dinner and movie night for caregivers of adults in Calvert County’s aging community.  Hosted by The Calvert County Office of Aging at the Calvert Pines Senior Center: 450 W. Dares Beach Rd. Prince Frederick. For more information and to register, click here .

September 20 –TEX-MEX  with all the trimmings.   Hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary Stallings-Williams Post 206 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. this is a meal you won’t soon forget. Come to the lower level dining room.  Cost is $12 including sides and beverage.  The Post is on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach and questions may be directed to (410)257-9878.  Public warmly invited.    www.MD-post206.org

September 20 – KARAOKE AT THE LEGION.  Join us for a good time from 8:00 p.m. to midnight.  at the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 in the Lower Level Lounge. No cover charges.  The Post is located at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  Public welcome. Questions may be directed to 410-257-9878 www.MD-post206.org

September 21 – The Calvert County Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division, is hosting a free paper shredding event for county residents Saturday, Sept. 21, 8 a.m. to noon, at Appeal Landfill located at 401 Sweetwater Road in Lusby. The shred event, held rain or shine, can help prevent identity theft by destroying confidential or sensitive documents. All paper must be removed from plastic bags and cardboard boxes. Paper clips and staples are acceptable. Binders and binder clips are not acceptable. There is no limit per resident and proof of residency is required. Certificates of destruction will be provided if requested. Businesses are prohibited from this event.  For information about this event, call the Calvert County Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division, at 410-326-0210 or click here .

October 25th- CLASSIC ROCK CONCERT at American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 in Chesapeake Beach, MD featuring “Out of Order & Friends”.  For an event flyer, click here .

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

Informational Work Session Video from September 9, 2019

Walkable Community Committee Meeting Video from August 29, 2019

Ethics Commission Meeting Minutes from July 30, 2019

Ethics Commission Meeting Video from August 27, 2019

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

Informational Work Session Minutes from June 3, 2019

Town of Chesapeake Beach One Page Proposals For a Walkable Community

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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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