The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County hosted a joint meeting with the St. Mary’s Metropolitan Commission Tuesday, Nov.2, 2021, in the Chesapeake Building. The joint meeting agenda included briefs from the Department of Public Works & Transportation, the MetCom Chief Engineer, the County Financial Officer, the County Administrator and the MetCom Executive Director. Following the joint meeting, the regular business meeting began with a proclamation recognizing Family Court Awareness Month. The Commissioners then approved a grant award for the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office for the FFY2021 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. The $17,075 award and related budget amendments will fund Corrections Division needs. The Department of Recreation and Parks was approved to accept the “Childcare Stabilization Fund Grant” Award, from the Maryland State Department of Education, in the amount of $152,500. The grant will fund training and operating costs for School Age Child care programs through the Department of Recreation and Parks. The Department of Finance was authorized to make budget amendments to fund various Capital Improvement Projects by realigning FIN22 Capital Reserve monies. John Deatrick, Director of the Department of Public Works & Transportation, and Rick Tarr, County Highway Manager, briefed the Commissioners on the 2021 […]
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