Pending Legislation

​Notice of Public Hearing


The County Commissioners of Caroline County, Maryland will hold a public hearing on the below Legislative Bills on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 9:15 AM at the County Commissioners Hearing Room #106, Courthouse, 109 Market Street, Denton, Maryland.

Legislative Bill #2021-1, Chapter 21 – Law Enforcement – Mutual Aid Agreements – Eastern Shore Counties: An Act concerning law enforcement mutual aid agreements; For the purpose of authorizing the County Commissioners of Caroline County and the Sheriff of Caroline County to enter into a law enforcement mutual aid agreement with the County Executive, County Council, and Sheriff of Wicomico County; the County Commissioners and Sheriff of Somerset County; the County Commissioners and Sheriff of Worcester County; the County Council and Sheriff of Dorchester County; the County Council and Sheriff of Talbot County; the County Commissioners and Sheriff of Queen Anne’s County; the County Commissioners and Sheriff of Kent County; and the County Executive, County Council, and Sheriff of Cecil County; By adding a new § 21-6.C. to the Code of Public Local Laws of Caroline County, Maryland.

Legislative Bill #2021-2, Chapter 29 – Emergency Communications System – Repeal: An Act concerning the County Emergency Communications System; For the purpose of deleting current codified language that is obsolete due to a change in State law governing the adoption of local 9-1-1 fees; By repealing in its entirety Sections 29-1 and 29-2 of the Code of Public Local Laws of Caroline County, Maryland.

All interested persons are encouraged to attend the hearing.  Questions and comments will be solicited at that time.  Written comments may be submitted in advance of the hearing to the County Commissioners Office, Courthouse, 109 Market Street, Room 123, Denton, Maryland 21629 or info@carolinemd.org. The legislation is posted on the County website at http://bit.ly/CClegislation and is available in the Courthouse. For further information, call the Commissioners Office at (410) 479-4102, or via the Maryland Relay Service for persons with a hearing or speech disability at 7-1-1.  Persons with a disability needing reasonable accommodation to attend should notify the County Commissioners Office three days prior to the hearing.