Chestertown Town Government News


CHESTERTOWN PORT COMMITTEE FINAL REPORT: The Chestertown Port Committee was formed in 2010 to study the future of the Chestertown Marina.  A report was made to the Mayor and Council on Feb. 7, 2011, which was followed by a public meeting on February 24, 2011.  You are invited to attend a second meeting to discuss the Port Committee’s Final Report at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 4, 2011 in the second-floor meeting room at Town Hall, 118 N. Cross Street. Port Committee members will be present to answer questions and concerns.  The report can be viewed here: Final Report of the Chestertown Port Committee.

PLASTIC BAG ORDINANCE: The Mayor and Council have been considering an ordinance banning certain plastic bags for the past two years. The proposed ordinance was discussed on Monday, March 21.  Based on that meeting, the proposed text of the ordinance was revised and another discussion is scheduled for Monday, April 4, immediately following the Port Committee public meeting listed above.

REZONING PUBLIC MEETING: The Chestertown Planning Commission has forwarded a comprehensive rezoning plan to the Mayor and Council for their review.  The Mayor and Council will consider the rezoning plan on Monday, May 2 at 7:00 p.m.

RECYCLING: Recycling will be picked up at the regular time on Good Friday, April 22.

GREAT DEAL ON COMPOST BINS: Infinity Recycling has purchased 100 Earth Machine compost bins, one of the best on the market, and is selling them at over 50 percent off the regular list price.  A sample compost bin is on display at the Town Office.  For more information and to order your compost bin, see Infinity Recycling’s website here: Compost Bin Offer.    TRASH: Trash will be picked up at the regularly scheduled times during this month, including Good Friday.   PUBLIC SAFETY: A reminder to please lock your cars and do not leave personal belongings in your vehicle.

TOWN OFFICE CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY: The Town Office will be closed on Good Friday, April 22.

2011 MVA BUS SCHEDULE:  The ezMVA Mobile Office will be in Chestertown at the usual location (Cross and High Street) on the following dates: 4/18-19/115/16-17/116/13-14/11

The MVA Mobile Office is open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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