Public Notices

TOWN OF PORT DEPOSIT
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
ORDINANCE 2021-04
ZONING CODE AMENDMENT, ARTICLE XI, SECTION 211

 

            The Mayor and Council of the Town of Port Deposit will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in Town Hall, 64 S. Main Street, Port Deposit, MD for an amendment to the Port Deposit Zoning Code, Article XI, Section 211 to amend the regulations for occasional festivals, events of public interest or special events, occasional outdoor. The proposed Ordinance would give the Mayor and Town Council flexibility to address specific applications for a permit by authorizing the Mayor and Council to impose additional conditions to the issuance of specific Section 211 permits on a case-by-case basis.  A copy of Ordinance is available on the Town website at: www. portdeposit.org , or at Town Hall.  The public is invited to participate in the hearing and ask questions. 

    
           Those wishing to participate in the meeting via video conference may go to www.zoom.us at 7:00 p.m. and enter meeting ID: 946 6918 9974, or via audio by calling (301) 715-8592 and follow the prompts to enter the meeting ID listed above. Please contact Town Hall at 410.378.2121 or email Lacey Heath at lheath@portdeposit.org if you need assistance or have any questions.

BY:       Mayor Robert Kuhs

Individuals requiring auxiliary aids for effective communications during this public hearing should contact this office no later than April 26, 2021, Voice 410-378-2121 or TDD through Maryland Relay Services 1-800-735-2258.

 

Published in Cecil Whig:  April 16, 2021

 

 

 

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 TOWN OF PORT DEPOSIT
PUBLIC NOTICE

 

            The PLANNING COMMISSION will hold a public meeting on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 64 S. Main Street, Port Deposit, MD on the following:

            FILE 18-2021 - APPLICANT: Bohler Engineering and MRP Bainbridge I LLC   PROPERTY: Bainbridge Naval Property - 430-acres; LOCATION: Jacob Tome Highway, Port Deposit; TAX MAP: 29; PARCEL: 648; ZONE: Business & Industrial; FOR: Subdivision Plan for development of approximately 430-acres to include four (4) industrial buildings and associated roadways, site access, and site amenities including parking, utilities, landscaping and stormwater management.

            Those wishing to participate via video conference may go to www.zoom.us at 7:00 p.m. and enter meeting ID: 984 2845 9811, or via audio by calling (301) 715-8592 and follow the prompts to enter the meeting ID listed above. Please contact Town Hall at 410.378.2121 or email Lacey Heath at lheath@portdeposit.org if you need assistance or have any questions.

 

By: Jeff Heck, Planning Commission Chair

 

Individuals requiring auxiliary aids for effective communications during this public hearing should contact this office no later than April 12, 2021, Voice 410-378-2121 or TDD through Maryland Relay Services 1-800-735-2258.

 

Published in Cecil Whig: April 9, 2021

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TOWN OF PORT DEPOSIT
PUBLIC NOTICE

 

            The PLANNING COMMISSION will hold a public meeting on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 64 S. Main Street, Port Deposit, MD on the following:

            Resolution 06-2021 – Amendment to Article XI, Section 211 of the Port Deposit Zoning Code to amend the regulations relative to occasional festivals, events or public interest or special events, occasional outdoor.  The proposed amendment to the Zoning Code would give the Mayor and Town Council flexibility to address specific applications for a permit by authorizing the Mayor and Council to impose additional conditions to the issuance of specific Section 211 permits on a case-by-case basis.

            FILE 17-2021 - APPLICANT: Bohler Engineering and MRP Bainbridge I LLC   PROPERTY: Bainbridge Naval Property - 430-acres; LOCATION: Jacob Tome Highway, Port Deposit; TAX MAP: 29; PARCEL: 648; ZONE: Business & Industrial; FOR: Preliminary Site Plan for development of approximately 430-acres to include four (4) industrial buildings and associated roadways, site access, and site amenities including parking, utilities, landscaping and stormwater management.

            Those wishing to participate via video conference may go to www.zoom.us at 7:00 p.m. and enter meeting ID: 984 2845 9811, or via audio by calling (301) 715-8592 and follow the prompts to enter the meeting ID listed above. Please contact Town Hall at 410.378.2121 or email Lacey Heath at lheath@portdeposit.org if you need assistance or have any questions.

 

By: Jeff Heck, Planning Commission Chair

 

Individuals requiring auxiliary aids for effective communications during this public hearing should contact this office no later than April 12, 2021, Voice 410-378-2121 or TDD through Maryland Relay Services 1-800-735-2258.

 

Published in Cecil Whig: April 7, 2021

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TOWN OF PORT DEPOSIT
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
ORDINANCE 2021-02
PORT DEPOSIT CODE AMENDMENT, CHAPTER V, SECTION 5-5.7

            The Mayor and Council of the Town of Port Deposit will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in Town Hall, 64 S. Main Street, Port Deposit, MD for an amendment to the Port Deposit Code, Chapter V, Section 5-5.7 to amend the regulations under Public Conduct, Certain Actions and Conducts Prohibited in a public park or recreation area. The Ordinance would exempt those who have a current Maryland Handgun Wear and Carry Permit from the prohibition from carrying a firearm in a public park in the Town.  A copy of Ordinance is available on the Town website at: www. portdeposit.org, or at Town Hall. 


            Those wishing to participate in the meeting via video conference may go to www.zoom.us at 7:00 p.m. and enter meeting ID: 981 8095 6052, or via audio by calling (301) 715-8592 and follow the prompts to enter the meeting ID listed above. Please contact Town Hall at 410.378.2121 or email Lacey Heath at lheath@portdeposit.org if you need assistance or have any questions.

BY:       Mayor Robert Kuhs

Individuals requiring auxiliary aids for effective communications during this public hearing should contact this office no later than April 12, 2021, Voice 410-378-2121 or TDD through Maryland Relay Services 1-800-735-2258.

 

Published in Cecil Whig:  April 2, 2021

 

 

 

 

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PUBLIC NOTICE

TOWN OF PORT DEPOSIT

CURATIVE CHARTER AMENDMENT RESOLUTION 03-2021

 

            On March 16, 2021, the Mayor and Council of Port Deposit adopted Curative Charter Amendment Resolution 03-2021 reaffirming Charter Resolution 08-2018 revising Article VI, Section 609 and Charter Resolution 01-2019 revising Article III, Section 301.

            On November 6, 2018, the Town adopted Charter Resolution 08-2018 and on April 24, 2019, the Town adopted Charter Resolution 01-2019, which in sum made changes to Section 301 and 609 and reduced the number of Town Council seats from six (6) to four (4); accordingly modifying the seats up for election during the 2019 Town election on the second Tuesday of May, 2019; and accordingly modifying the seats up for election during the 2021 Town election on the second Tuesday in May, 2021.  Resolution 03-2021 reaffirms the 2018 and 2019 Charter Amendments, and was adopted as a measure to cure the adoption of the 2018 and 2019 Charter Amendments without public hearings pursuant to LG, § 4-304(a)(2).

            This curative amendment shall become effective and reaffirm Charter Resolution 08-2018 revising Article VI, Section 609 and Charter Resolution 01-2019 revising Article III, Section 301 of the Town’s Charter on May 5, 2021 unless a petition to have any one or more of such amendments submitted for referendum vote signed by 20% of the qualified voter of the town is presented to the Council by April 25, 2021.  Please direct questions to the Town Administrator at 410.378.2121.

                                                                                   

Mayor and Council of Port Deposit

 

Publish Notice: 3/19/2021, 3/26/2021, 4/2/2021 and 4/9/2021

 

 

 

 

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TOWN OF PORT DEPOSIT

PUBLIC NOTICE

CANCELLATION OF THE 2021 TOWN ELECTION

 

On March 9, 2021, the Board of Supervisors of Elections for Town of Port Deposit verified that the following individuals filed a Petition for Elected Office and a Financial Disclosure Statement for three (3) of the four (4) seats on the Port Deposit Council, which will expire in May 2021. The candidates for the three Council seats are Incumbent Thomas Knight, Daniel Berlin and Wayne Tome, Jr.  The Board certified that the three candidates have met the requirements for the elected office and are unopposed for the three (3) Council seats up for election in May 2021.

Pursuant to Section 610, d. of the Port Deposit Charter, the Board of Supervisors of Elections cancelled the May 11, 2021 municipal election having certified the candidates as duly elected and unopposed for three (3) of the four (4) Council seats.  At the Council meeting on June 1, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in Town Hall, 64 S. Main Street, Port Deposit, Candidates Daniel Berlin and Thomas Knight will take the Oath of Office for a four-year term to expire in May 2025, and Wayne Tome, Jr. will take the Oath of Office for a two-year term to expire May 2023 as per Section 609 of the Port Deposit Charter.  The public is invited to attend. 

 

Port Deposit Board of Supervisors of Elections

Christopher Komisar, Chair

 

Publish: March 19, 2021

 

 

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PRESS RELEASE

February 16, 2021

For Immediate Release

 

 

Baron Appointed to Vacant Seat on the Port Deposit Council

 

Port Deposit, MD – At their meeting on February 2, 2021, the Port Deposit Council unanimously appointed William Baron to fill the vacancy on the Council. The vacancy was created when Mayor Tome resigned on January 7, 2021 and former Council member Robert Kuhs was appointed to serve the balance of the Mayor’s term of office through 2023.  Mr. Baron was sworn into office as a member of the Council at the beginning of the meeting on February 16, 2021 and joined the other Council members at the table.

 

Councilman Baron moved with his wife, Danielle, to Port Deposit from the New York City area in July 2018.  Mr. Baron retired from a 39-year career in Retail and Distribution Operations.  While visiting his wife’s family in Maryland, they would frequently cross the Mildred E. Tydings Bridge and admired the beautiful Town of Port Deposit.  They had the opportunity to move to the town to enjoy the wonderful history, home town hospitality of area, and life on the Susquehanna River.

 

Councilmember Baron said, “I wanted to become more involved in the community and this was the perfect opportunity. As the newest council person, I look forward to preserving and supporting the Town Charter and to be a part of the exciting future of this town.”

 

Media Contact:

Vicky Rinkerman Town Administrator 410.378.2121

vrinkerman@portdeposit.org

 

 

 

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