Port Deposit
Port Deposit

Town Hall
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Port Deposit
Port Deposit


Town Hall

64 S Main Street

Port Deposit, MD 21904

Phone: (410) 378-2121

Fax: (410) 378-9104


Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Monday - Thursday

Closed Fridays

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May 18, 2021

For Immediate Release



Port Deposit Façade Improvement Program – Applications Available


Port Deposit, MD – The Mayor and Council of the Town of Port Deposit are proud to announce the town was awarded the sixth DHCD Community Legacy Program grant for the Port Deposit Facade Improvement Program.  The grant award is $40,000 and grants up to $10,000 are available to property owners for exterior renovations that will improve the historic integrity of our community and create curb appeal to increase marketability of residential and commercial properties in our historic district. 


Applications are available at Town Hall, 64 N. Main Street, Monday – Thursday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., on our website at www.portdeposit.org, through the mail or by email by calling Town Hall at 410.378.2121 or send an email to Lacey Heath at lheath@portdeposit.org.  


The deadline to submit an application is June 30, 2021 by 12:00 p.m.  Completed applications can be dropped off at Town Hall, 64 S. Main Street, Monday – Thursday from 8:30 a.m.  – 4:30 p.m. or can be mailed to Town Hall, 64 S. Main Street, Port Deposit, MD 21904.  Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Town Administrator Vicky Rinkerman by calling Town Hall, or by email to vrinkerman@portdeposit.org.


Mayor Kuhs stated, “As a designated Sustainable Community, the Town of Port Deposit has received DHCD Community Legacy grants for the last six years that has provided an investment of over $300,000 in our community for exterior facade improvements. Grant funds provided to property owners through the Facade Improvement Program has helped property owners with needed repairs to revitalize our historic structures and improve our community.”  Projects that have been completed through the Program include window and roof replacement, front porch repair and restoration, and exterior painting.



Media Contact:

Vicky Rinkerman

Town Administrator 410.378.2121


Town Council

Bob Kuhs, Mayor

Kevin Brown, Deputy Mayor

Daniel Berlin, Councilman

Tom Knight, Councilman

Wayne Tome, Jr., Councilman

Thomas McCarron, Legal Counsel

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