Category: Board of Charles County Commissioners

Commissioners hear school seat policy arguments

Several Charles County Public Schools board members reiterated their concern that the school board had not been adequately consulted on a series of proposed changes to the way the county allocates school seats to new subdivisions during a public hearing Tuesday evening before the Board of Charles County Commissioners. “We

Agritourism, housing relief, tax credit bills included in commissioners’ 2021 legislative package

Ten proposals for state legislation that would address a variety of planning and economic development issues in Charles County cleared their first hurdle Tuesday as the board of county commissioners voted on the proposals that would be forwarded to the state delegation. Nearly half of the 23 proposed pieces of

Agritourism bill being reconsidered for county’s 2021 legislative package

Over six months after Charles County’s agritourism bill was mysteriously withdrawn at the last minute by members of the county’s own delegation to the State House, the reasoning behind the surprise legislative prolicide may have finally come to light. As previously reported by TLR, the day before its first committee

Concerns over school seat allocations aired

Charles County Board of Education chair Virginia “Ginny” McGraw told the Board of Charles County Commissioners on Wednesday that the board was “very disappointed” by the commissioners’ decision to move ahead with proposed changes to school-related county ordinances without first seeking input from the school board. The school board raised

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Commissioners kick off airport rezoning process

Charles County planning staff have been given a green light to restart the legislative process for rezoning land around the Maryland Airport for commercial development after more than a year of little public-facing activity. The Board of Charles County Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to allow the planning and growth management