As productive and supportive democratic citizens of Calvert County, it helps to be aware of what choices our leaders are making for our community. Attending/reviewing Commissioners meetings are ways of observing our leaders and staying "in the know" of the most recent happenings in our county.
Calvert County Government will:
Elected by Voters to 4-year terms (Terms expire 2026):
Earl F. (Buddy) Hance (R), President (chosen by Board in Dec., 1-year term), At Large
Michael R. Hart (R), Vice-President (chosen by Board in Dec., 1-year term), Dist. 1
Mark C. Cox, Sr. (R), Dist. 2
Catherine M. Grasso (R), Dist. 3
Todd Ireland (R), At Large
Meetings: Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.
An agenda for the weekly meeting is published the Thursday prior to the Tuesday meeting. Please click agenda link for meeting agenda.
The weekly Board of County Commissioners meetings can be viewed live in the Meetings on Demand section of the online Media Center. Here you can also find an archive of meeting agendas, meeting minutes, and video recordings of past meetings. Please click Meetings on Demand for link.
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DUTIES OF THE OFFICE/COMMISSIONER POWERS
The powers of the County Commissioners are varied and many. As outlined in Article 25 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, the County Commissioners of each county in the state are declared to be a corporation.
They shall have full power to:
Appoint county officers, supervisors, and agents
Assess, levy and collect taxes; provide for printing and publishing the audit of accounts; protect county credit
Be involved with health and nuisances as it deals with conditions detrimental to health; establish a County Board of Health
Be trustees of the poor
Enact laws for historic/landmark zoning and preservation/land development
Enact laws for protection and promotion of public safety and health (including roads, waste disposal, soil erosion, zoning, planning and building ordinances)
Enter into agreements, ordinances or resolutions
Establish and appoint members to the Board of Appeals
Grant franchises under existing laws
Guarantee loans to volunteer fire departments
Have control over property owned by the county (including roads and bridges) and provide for the protection of this property
Make use of federal and state financial assistance for economic development projects;
Participate in federally assisted projects (i.e. watershed, flood prevention, drainage improvement projects) by accepting grants and borrowing money
Provide for competitive bidding for county work (including making and awarding contracts for services, supplies and equipment)
Provide for development and administration of recreation
Provide for/maintain county institutions (i.e. court house, jail)
Rearrange and/or create election districts and precincts
Record and index county records
Regulate conditions for livestock (dogs, cows, etc.) running at large.
Calvert County Courthouse, 175 Main St., Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678(410) 535-1600, ext. 2214; (301) 855-1243, ext. 2214e-mail: email@example.com: (410) 535-5594; tdd: (410) 535-6355web: www.calvertcountymd.gov/137/Board-of-County-Commissioners-BOCC
The school board represents the community's voice in public education, providing citizen governance and knowledge of the community's resources and needs, and board members are the policy-makers closest to the student. Most school board members are elected by people in their community to represent their values, views, and desires for the public schools in their district. As selected leaders in their community, they consistently communicate with the public to keep community members abreast of challenges, ideas, and progress.
School board members are the unsung heroes in communities throughout the country. They establish the vision and goals for the public schools in their district, and they set standards for the performance of schools and superintendents. (www.nsba.org, 2023)
The Calvert County Board of Education generally holds two meetings a month except in December, June, July and August. The public is encouraged to watch the meeting via Live Feed on the CCPS Website. The first monthly meeting will be a business meeting. The second monthly meeting will be a work session only. Other special meetings and hearings may be scheduled as needed.
Please support our Board of Education members as they endeavor to keep our schools safe and supportive of all students.
More information on this and other meetings, including how to submit comments and sign up to speak, can be found on the Board of Education web site at https://www.calvertnet.k12.md.us/board-of-education.
Agendas and other documents can be found on the BoardDocs web site at https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/calvert/Board.nsf/Public.
*Executive/Closed sessions are not open to the public as permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act, Section 3-305(b)(1), (7) and (9) of the General Provisions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland and Section 3-103 of the General Provision Articles of the Annotated Code of Maryland.
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Please join us at Dream Weaver Cafe, 114 Solomons Island N., Prince Frederick, MD 20678, for our in-person monthly meeting!
. 6:00-7:00pm Social Hour
. 7:00pm Meeting (usually 1 to 1.5 hours)
. For those who cannot attend in person, the meeting will also be on Zoom.
. If you would like to add something to the agenda, please email club President Cindy Yoe and let her know how much time you need.
. Before the meeting, all active members will receive a Zoom link in a reminder email. Please RSVP if you plan to attend in person.
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