The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County held their regular business meeting Tuesday, June 15, 2021, in the Chesapeake Building in Leonardtown. The Commissioners recognized National Nursing Assistants Week and World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with proclamations. The Commissioners presented a virtual Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Community Corrections Facility located in Leonardtown. Following the presentation, the Department of Human Resources recognized several employees from the Department of Public Works & Transportation, Emergency Services, Finance, Recreation and Parks and the Sheriff’s Office for 10 years of service. The Commissioners approved a request from the St. Mary’s Metropolitan Commission to refund and refinance bonds for savings in debt service of $2 million. The Board of Education received approval from the Commissioners for their FY2022 budget, which included $114,540,490. The approved funding from the Commissioners is an overall increase of $4,997,569 from FY2021 funding. The FY2022 Cooperative Agreement between the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the county was approved by the Commissioners for the continuation of the program for the control and eradication of invasive and designated weed species in St. Mary’s County. The Maryland Department of Agriculture determines the designation of weeds considered invasive. Residents can contact the MDA main office […]
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