LEONARDTOWN, MD – The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County held their closing common enterprise assembly of the month Tuesday, March 30, 2021, within the Chesapeake Constructing in Leonardtown.
The Commissioners then convened because the St. Mary’s County Board of Health to listen to the biweekly replace from Dr. Brewster, which included updates on COVID-19 statistics and vaccination efforts within the county.
A grant application request for $4,515,115 from the Division of Getting old & Human Providers was accepted. The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP-1) gives direct monetary help and housing stability providers to renters susceptible to eviction because of the discount or lack of revenue associated to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Commissioners accepted the Division of Getting old & Human Providers’ request to use for the FY2022 Grant Application from the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) for $22,100. Funds from this grant go towards the Senior Rides Program that gives door-to-door transportation for seniors who can not make the most of different public transportation choices and lack dependable transportation sources. The Commissioners additionally accepted the FY2021 Senior Rides Working Grant Settlement for $37,632 that will probably be used to function this system within the coming months.
The Division of Financial Improvement acquired approval from the Commissioners to launch The St. Mary’s County Relief Fund Grant Program for native eating places and inns. This system will fund $417,443.88 for restaurant grants and $189,747.22 for hotel grants by way of a web-based utility course of. The Commissioners additionally accepted Financial Improvement to disperse $9,487.36 for grants to small corporations establishing on-line gross sales by way of a collaborative course of with the St. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce.
The Division of Financial Improvement requested a Public Listening to date to obtain touch upon a proposed tax incentive for commercial areas of Lexington Park to encourage upgrades and renewed investments in property improvements. The Commissioners accepted a Public Listening to to be held Tuesday, April 20, 2021. A proper discover of public listening to will probably be revealed April 2.
For his or her closing agenda merchandise, the Commissioners accepted the FY2022 Recommended Budget and scheduled Public Hearings to obtain touch upon the Fixed Yield Tax Price, County Charge & Cost will increase, and the general FY2022 Recommended Budget. for Tuesday, April 27, 2021. A proper discover of those public hearings will probably be revealed April 16.
The subsequent recurrently scheduled enterprise assembly of the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County is Tuesday, April 13, 2021; there isn’t a Commissioner Assembly Tuesday, April 6. Commissioner choices and associated public paperwork can be found on the county authorities web site in BoardDocs. St. Mary’s County Commissioner Conferences could also be seen reside Tuesday mornings on SMCG Channel 95 or as a replay Friday nights at 6:30 p.m. Conferences are additionally out there for on-demand viewing on the St. Mary’s County Government YouTube Channel.