Today at Talbot County Council

The Talbot County Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in the Bradley Meeting Room in the south wing of the Talbot County Courthouse at 11 S. Washington St., Easton.

EASTON — Besides issuing two proclamations, the five members of the Talbot County Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, to hear from citizens about legislation to amend the county’s comprehensive water and sewer plan.

During the public hearing portion of the agenda starting at 6:30 p.m., two resolutions addressing will be discussed. They include reclassifying and remapping of property in Trappe to accommodate the 865-acre Lakeside Planned Unit Development project, as well as a property on Rolles Range Road in St. Michaels.

Two bills, one to authorize nearly $25,000 for Easton Elementary School construction expenses and another to amend the county liquor laws, also will be included in the public hearing.

For the full text of legislation, log onto the Talbot County Council’s webpage at and click on “County Council” and “Pending Legislation.”

The council will issue proclamations recognizing American Hearth Month and the 100th anniversary of the League of Women Voters of the United States.

Martin Sokolich of the county planning office will discuss the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation Easement Acquisition Matching Funds Program and present a request to participate in this year’s 2020 program.

The agenda following the public hearing includes an update on provisional short-term rental licenses and a request to increase emergency medical coverage in the county.

The council will meet in the Bradley Room council chambers in the south wing of the Talbot County Courthouse in Easton.

Items sometimes are added to or subtracted from the agenda as the council deems necessary, without prior notice.

To view the agenda, legislation and interactive maps, log onto www.talbotcoun

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