News & Notices

The Town of Chesapeake City strives to keep all residents informed and up-to-date on all important matters impacting their lives here in our charming town. If there are announcements you feel are missing, please feel free to reach out to us at 410-885-5298 or contact us via our online form and mark the “I think an important announcement is missing from the website” box.

 

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2024 Chesapeake City Municipal Election Information

2024 Chesapeake City Municipal Election – Mayor and 2 Council Members Up for Election

Date and Location of Elections

Monday, June 3, 2024, 1:00 pm to 7:30 pm.
North Side voting location – Chesapeake City Volunteer Fire Hall, 215 Lock Street.

South Side voting location – Town Hall, 108 Bohemia Avenue.

Both locations are handicapped accessible.

Mail-in or absentee ballots may be requested until May 10, 2024, by contacting Town Hall at 410-885-5298.

 

Filing of Candidates

Any qualified person seeking to be a candidate for Town Council or Mayor must file a certificate of candidacy at Town Hall, 108 Bohemia Avenue, Chesapeake City, MD. The Town shall accept certificates of candidacy beginning at 9:00 am on Monday, April 1, 2024, through 12:00 pm on Friday, May 3, 2024.  Our regular business hours are Monday through Thursday 9:00 am to 4:30 pm and Friday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

The deadline to file for candidacy shall be Friday, May 3, 2024, at 12:00 pm.

 

Qualification of Mayor

  • SECTION 26-17 of the Town of Chesapeake City Charter

The mayor shall have resided in the Town for at least one year immediately preceding his or her election and shall be a qualified registered voter of the Town. The mayor shall be required to take an oath of office in accordance with section 26–91 and shall maintain a permanent residence in the Town during his or her term of office.

Qualification of Council Members

  • SECTION 26-4 of the Town of Chesapeake City Charter
    Councilpersons shall have resided in the Town for at least one year immediately preceding their election and shall be a qualified registered voter of the Town. The councilperson shall be required to take an oath of office in accordance with Section 26-91 and shall maintain a permanent residence in the Town during their term of office. 

 

Voter Registration

As prescribed by the Charter of the Town of Chesapeake City, Maryland, notice is hereby given that there shall be Voter Registration days Monday, April 1, 2024, through Friday, May 3, 2024, at Town Hall, 108 Bohemia Avenue during the hours of 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Thursday and 9:00 am to 12:00 pm on Fridays.

Qualifications for Voter Registration:

  • Is a citizen of the United States
  • Will be 18 years old by the date of the Town Election held on June 3, 2024
  • Has resided in the State of Maryland for at least 30 days prior to the date of the election
  • Has resided within the corporate limits of the Town for thirty days preceding the election
  • Is registered to vote in accordance with the provision of this charter or Maryland law and is not prohibited by law or constitution.

 

Certificates of Candidacy and Voter Registration forms can be downloaded here or can be picked up at Town Hall, 108 Bohemia Ave., Chesapeake City, MD 21915.

 

Employment Opportunity_Museum

PART-TIME (PT) The Town of Chesapeake City is seeking a self-motivated individual to staff the Chesapeake City Canal Museum on Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am to 4 pm, from May 25, 2024, through September 2, 2024, $15.00/hour.  Applicant must be 18 years of age or older, to comply with USACE Regulations.  If interested, please contact Tonya Lockwood at or 410-885-5298.

Hazardous Waste Day

Cecil County Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Management Division to host a Household Hazardous Waste Day on Sunday, April 21, 2024, from 7:30 am – 3:00 pm at the Cecil County Central Landfill, 758 E. Old Philadelphia Rd., Elkton, MD 21921.  For information on what will be accepted, please download the flyer below.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DAY SPRING 2024

 

Employment Opportunity_Part-Time Maintenance

PART-TIME MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (PT), Town of Chesapeake City seeking a self-motivated, professional, and capable individual to assist Sr. Maintenance Technician with maintaining Town property. Highly diversified duties including, but not limited to, installing, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining Town facilities and equipment. The position requires problem-solving skills, meticulous attention to detail, strict adherence to safety standards, the ability to work a flexible schedule and in all weather conditions, and the ability to lift 50 lbs and perform manual labor daily. Valid driver’s license, H.S. diploma or equivalent, and 1 or more years of relevant maintenance experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience required.  Salary is commensurate with experience. Send a cover letter and resume to or Town of Chesapeake City, 108 Bohemia Ave., Chesapeake City, MD 21915 by 4:00 pm on March 1, 2024.  NO PHONE CALLS. EOE. See the Full Job Description below.

Part-Time Maintenance Tech Job Description

 

 

Historic District Parking Permits

Historic District Parking Permit Applications are now being accepted for 2024.

To be eligible for a Parking Permit, you MUST reside in the Historic District.

Please attach a copy of your driver’s license showing a Historic District Address to your application. 

Should your driver’s license not have a historic district address listed, you shall provide at least 2 of the following items as proof of residency:

  • Deed – listing resident’s name as owner of property
  • Mortgage Billing Statement – listing resident’s name as responsible payer
  • Lease – listing resident’s name as responsible payer
  • Utility Billing Statement – listing resident’s name as responsible payer
  • Mail from a Federal or State Government Agency – addressed to resident by name
  • Vehicle Registration – with Historic District Address

Please click the link below to download the Application.

Historic District Parking Permit Application