Monday, March 13, 2023

Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)


The next regular meeting is scheduled for

Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at 10 a.m. 

Watch board meetings live on Calvert County Government's YouTube channel, the Meetings on Demand page or on Comcast channel 1070 HD.

March 7, 2023 meeting: Watch the Regular Meeting

Citizens who wish to provide public comment are invited to attend public meetings or can provide comment by dialing in by phone at the published time. To provide dial-in comment, call toll-free 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257 and enter the Meeting ID 899 4188 8251 and passcode #. Callers will be provided further instruction during the meeting on how to indicate you wish to speak.

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Each week, we'll bring you the top five news stories

and events happening around Calvert County.

Explore this week's top five events below.

The BOCC is seeking feedback to the Purchase and Retirement (PAR) Fund program. Established in 1992, the PAR Fund program is part of Calvert County’s longstanding effort to preserve agricultural land.

To assist the BOCC in evaluating the program, current owners of Agricultural Preservation Districts (APDs) are encouraged to complete the survey online at Survey mailers have also been sent to all APD owners with a requested return date of March 31, 2023. The online survey will also be open until March 31, 2023. For questions about the survey, please contact Jennifer David, Rural Planner, at [email protected].

Mark your calendars for Community Resource Day on Friday, March 17, 2023 at Calvert Pines Senior Center at 450 W Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick from 2-6 p.m.

Meet local agencies and organizations that offer resources for housing, utilities, jobs, transportation, food, clothing, medical and personal care, legal support and assistance with vital records.

Learn more about the event online at

Ready to start that addition to your property? Now you can apply online for your building permit at Through the Encompass portal, you can manage, pay and print permits from your own home or office.

Permits cover a wide variety of commercial and residential projects and help Calvert County ensure that projects are done safely and in compliance with building, construction and zoning codes. Permitting protects you, our community and our natural resources.

Visit for additional information.

The Calvert County Department of Finance & Budget will hold a public hearing Tuesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. to present and receive comments regarding the fiscal year (FY) 2024 Staff Recommended Operating Budget. The hearing will be held in the Commissioners Hearing Room, at 175 Main St. in Prince Frederick.

The FY 2024 Staff Recommended Budget document will be made available for public viewing at least one week in advance of the hearing at

Bring some good luck to a shelter dog during the St. Pittie’s Day O’Dopt-A-Thon at the Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter in Prince Frederick. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, adoption fees for all dogs will be $17 from March 14-18, 2023. Regular adoption procedures still apply.

Please call 410-535-7387 to schedule an intake appointment. For more information about adopting from the Linda L. Kelley Animal Shelter visit

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