The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County held their regular business meeting in the Chesapeake Building Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, with the invocation and pledge, followed by approval of the consent agenda. The Commissioners then presented a Proclamation in honor of Women’s Equality Day and Commendations to local Special Olympics 2022 USA Games participants. Photos from the presentations made be viewed on the St. Mary’s County Government Flickr page. The Commissioners adopted a Text Amendment proposed by the Department of Land Use & Growth Management amending Chapter 285 of the Code of St. Mary’s County, Maryland. by adding several new types of industrial class of uses for medical cannabis growers and processors, and the commercial class for dispensaries. The Commissioners held a Public Hearing for the County Attorney’s Office to consider the amendment of Ch. 267 of the Code of St. Mary’s County, Maryland. The amendment will provide an exemption from the St. Mary’s County Transfer Tax. Additional public comments on this topic will be accepted through 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022. The Commissioners directed the Department of Finance to allocate $85,000 to the St. Mary’s Soil Conservation District in place of a request to raise fees. The Department of […]
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