The Commissioners of St. Mary’s County held their ultimate 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 Growing older & Human Providers was accepted. The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP-1) gives direct monetary help and housing stability companies to renters vulnerable to eviction because of the discount or lack of revenue associated to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Commissioners accepted the Division of Growing older & 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 likely be used to function this system within the coming months.
The Division of Financial Growth acquired approval from the Commissioners to launch The St. Mary’s County Relief Fund Grant Program for native eating places and resorts. This system will fund $417,443.88 for restaurant grants and $189,747.22 for hotel grants via a web based software course of. The Commissioners additionally accepted Financial Growth to disperse $9,487.36 for grants to small corporations organising on-line gross sales via a collaborative course of with the St. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce.
The Division of Financial Growth 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 likely be printed April 2.
For his or her ultimate agenda merchandise, the Commissioners accepted the FY2022 Recommended Budget and scheduled Public Hearings to obtain touch upon the Fixed Yield Tax Fee, County Charge & Cost will increase, and the general FY2022 Recommended Budget. for Tuesday, April 27, 2021. A proper discover of those public hearings will likely be printed April 16.
The following usually 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 obtainable for on-demand viewing on the St. Mary’s County Government YouTube Channel.