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MANDATORY MASK POLICY LIFTED

The Commissioners of St. Michaels met on Monday, May 17th to consider Governor Hogan’s order relaxing the requirements for face coverings outdoors and indoors. The Commissioners unanimously agreed to follow the Governor’s order and has rescinded Ordinance No. 515: Mandatory Use of Masks

For more information about the Town of St. Michaels response to COVID-19, click HERE.

TOWN OFFICE CLOSED AND ALL MEETINGS HELD REMOTELY

St. Michaels Town Office is Closed to the Public

With concern for the safety of all during this health crisis, the town office will closed to the public. Staff will report for duty as assigned and will be answering phone calls and emails. All meetings scheduled to take place in the Town Office at 300 Mill Street are being held virtually using Zoom. Please submit applications and make payments by mail or place in the “dropbox” located next to the office’s front door (No cash, please.)

FOR INFORMATION ON THE RESPONSE TO COVID-19 FROM THE TOWN, COUNTY AND STATE VISIT OUR COVID-19 PAGE HERE.

Please feel free to contact us at 410-745-9535. For a list of staff email addresses, click HERE.

For Public Works concerns, call 410-745-5147.

In case of emergency, contact St. Michaels Police Department at 410-745-5000 or call 911.

By Authority of the Commissioners of St. Michaels

Help Wanted: Public Works Crew

The Town of St. Michaels is accepting applications for a Crew Member within the Department of Public Works. The entry level position will focus on water treatment and distribution, and requires the ability to read written instructions, perform skilled and unskilled manual work and assigned maintenance and repair work. Individual must be able to lift 80 pounds, use hand tools and perform heavy manual work for an extended period of time under various weather conditions. A valid Maryland Driver’s license is required. Applicant with Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Class One Water Operator license and/or both is preferred. Applicant must be able to take direction and perform tasks with limited supervision. Applicant must demonstrate a willingness to learn, perform and complete a variety of tasks including, general labor tasks, refuse collection, machinery operation, and correctly perform water testing methods and complete water monitoring reports. Position requires employee to attend and complete associated course work, including, but not limited to: Water Operator License, Water Distribution License, Commercial Driver’s License (C.D.L.), Roadside Tree Expert Certificate, and Flagger’s Certificate.

The Town of St. Michaels offers a 40-hour work week with limited overtime opportunities, and benefit package. This is an entry level position. Applications may be obtained by contacting the Town Office, at 410-745-9535, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Resume may be submitted to jweisman@stmichaelsmd.gov EOE/ADA

July 27, 4 p.m.–Waterways Advisory Board Work Session

The Waterways Management Advisory Board (Panel) meets the second Tuesday of the month (at least once a year) at the request of the Commissioners or the Planning Commission. Meetings are held at the Town Office at 300 Mill Street. Public is encouraged to join meeting.

IN-PERSON MEETINGS
At the July 14, 2021 meeting of the COSM, the commissioners voted to resume in-person meetings, with agreement by all boards and commissions, in the Town Office meeting room at 300 Mill Street. With minimal social distancing of 1′ of space between chairs, the room can accommodate up to 14 members of the public (first come, first served.) A mask is not required for vaccinated public and staff. We will continue to use Zoom for all meetings. If you have not used Zoom, please take a few minutes to download the free app to your computer or smart phone prior to joining the meeting.

Waterways Advisory Board Workshop AGENDA, July 27, 2021
Meeting agendas are tentative. Check for updates as meeting date approaches.

To join with computer or smart phone with video and audio:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3264261778
Meeting ID: 326 426 1778

To join with audio only by phone:
+1 301 715 8592
Meeting ID: 326 426 1778

For more information, please contact the Town Office at 410-745-9535 during regular business hours.

By Authority of the Commissioners of St. Michaels

July 28, 6 p.m.–COSM Legislative Session

The Commissioners of St. Michaels (COSM) usually meet the second Wednesday of the month for a public working session and on the fourth Wednesday of the month for a public legislative session beginning at 6 p.m.

IN-PERSON MEETINGS
At the July 14, 2021 meeting of the COSM, the commissioners voted to resume in-person meetings in the Town Office meeting room at 300 Mill Street. With minimal social distancing of 1′ of space between chairs, the room can accommodate up to 14 members of the public (first come, first served.) A mask is not required for vaccinated public and staff. We will continue to use Zoom for all meetings. If you have not used Zoom, please take a few minutes to download the free app to your computer or smart phone prior to joining the meeting.

COSM Meeting AGENDA, July 28, 2021
Fremont St. Parking Lot Plan
Fremont St. Parking Lot Memon
Res. 2021-07: No Parking on Mulberry St.
Amendment to Parking Section Article XIV
Talbot County HRMP (Hazard Mitigations Resiliency Plan Update) Forms

Please note: All agendas are DRAFT DOCUMENTS until the day of the meeting.

Join meeting by computer or smart phone by clicking link below:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3264261778
Meeting ID: 326 426 1778

Join by phone with audio only:
+1 301 715 8592
Meeting ID: 326 426 1778

Other meetings will be added as necessary such as public meetings and hearings, working sessions, special working sessions, special legislative sessions and closed sessions — as set by the Commission on an as needed basis.

COSM Meeting Rules of Procedure

If you have any questions, please contact the Town Office at 410-745-9535 during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Public Participation: All comments from the public will be taken during the period set aside for “Comments from the Public.” The “Comments from the Public” portion of the Commission agenda shall have a limited time period as determined by the Commissioners, and shall be at the beginning and at the end of each agenda. To be recognized, a member of the public should raise his or her hand and wait to be recognized by the President. Comments and questions should be kept brief and to the point, and be directed to the President.

August 3, 1 p.m.–Planning Commission Work Session

The Planning Commission meets at 1 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month via virtual (Zoom) meeting from the Town Office located at 300 Mill Street here in St. Michaels. Applications to the Commission are due to the Town Office by noon 20 days prior to the meeting date. Date subject to change as schedules permit.

IN-PERSON MEETINGS
At the July 14, 2021 meeting of the COSM, the commissioners voted to resume in-person meetings, with agreement by all boards and commissions, in the Town Office meeting room at 300 Mill Street. With minimal social distancing of 1′ of space between chairs, the room can accommodate up to 14 members of the public (first come, first served.) A mask is not required for vaccinated public and staff. We will continue to use Zoom for all meetings. If you have not used Zoom, please take a few minutes to download the free app to your computer or smart phone prior to joining the meeting.

Join Zoom meeting by computer or smart phone:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3264261778
Meeting ID: 326 426 1778

To join with audio only by phone:
1 301 715 8592
Meeting ID: 326 426 1778

For more information, please contact the Town Office at 410.745.9535, or 410.924.7618 during regular business hours.

REGULAR MEETING DATES (SUBMITTAL DEADLINES by 12 NOON FRIDAY)
July 20, 2021 (Submit by June 30, 2021)
August 3, 2021 (Submit by July 14, 2021)
August 17, 2021 (Submit by July 28, 2021)
September 7, 2021 (Submit by August 18, 2021)
September 21, 2021 (Submit by September 1, 2021)
October 5, 2021 (Submit by September 15, 2021)
October 19, 2021 (Submit by September 29, 2021)
November 2, 2021 (Submit by October 13, 2021)
November 16, 2021 (Submit by October 27, 2021)
December 7, 2021 (Submit by November 17, 2021)
December 21, 2021 (Submit by December 1, 2021)
Please note: All agendas are DRAFT DOCUMENTS until the day of the meeting.

NOTE: ZONING CODE REWRITE ANNOUNCEMENT
To follow the progress of the Zoning Code Rewrite, visit our webpage HERE.

Rules of Procedure
Planning Commission Rules of Procedure

Please note: All agendas are DRAFT DOCUMENTS until the day of the meeting.

August 5, 3 p.m.–Virtual Historic District Commission

The Historic District Commission usually meets on the 1st Thursday of the month at 3 p.m. Applications must be submitted 10 days prior to the meeting date by noon.

IN-PERSON MEETINGS
At the July 14, 2021 meeting of the COSM, the commissioners voted to resume in-person meetings, with agreement by all boards and commissions, in the Town Office meeting room at 300 Mill Street. With minimal social distancing of 1′ of space between chairs, the room can accommodate up to 14 members of the public (first come, first served.) A mask is not required for vaccinated public and staff. We will continue to use Zoom for all meetings. If you have not used Zoom, please take a few minutes to download the free app to your computer or smart phone prior to joining the meeting.

Join meeting on computer or smart phone with video and audio on Zoom:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3264261778
Meeting ID: 326 426 1778

Join meeting by phone with audio only on Zoom:
1-301-715-8592
Meeting ID: 326 426 1778

For more information, please contact the Town Office at 410-745-9535 during regular business hours.

Meeting dates (Submit dates by noon Monday)
AUGUST 5, 2021 (JULY 26, 2021)
SEPTEMBER 2, 2021 (AUGUST 23, 2021)
OCTOBER 7, 2021 (SEPTEMBER 27, 2021)
NOVEMBER 4, 2021 (OCTOBER 25, 2021)
DECEMBER 2, 2021 (NOVEMBER 22, 2021)

Rules and Procedures
Historic District Commission Rules of Procedure

August 9, 5:30 p.m.—Virtual Board of Zoning Appeals

The Board of Zoning Appeals usually meets on the 2nd Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m., and on an as-needed basis. Meeting agendas are tentative. Check for updates as meeting date approaches.

IN-PERSON MEETINGS
At the July 14, 2021 meeting of the COSM, the commissioners voted to resume in-person meetings, with agreement by all boards and commissions, in the Town Office meeting room at 300 Mill Street. With minimal social distancing of 1′ of space between chairs, the room can accommodate up to 14 members of the public (first come, first served.) A mask is not required for vaccinated public and staff. We will continue to use Zoom for all meetings. If you have not used Zoom, please take a few minutes to download the free app to your computer or smart phone prior to joining the meeting.

Join meeting on computer or smart phone with video and audio on Zoom:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3264261778
Meeting ID: 326 426 1778

Join meeting by phone with audio only on Zoom:
1-301-715-8592
Meeting ID: 326 426 1778

For more information, please contact the Town Office at 410-745-9535 during regular business hours.

Meeting dates (Submit dates)
August 9, 2021 (Submit by July 19, 2021)
September 13, 2021 (Submit by August 23, 2021)
October 11, 2021 Office closed call (Submit by September 20, 2021)
November 8, 2021 (Submit by October 18, 2021)
December 13, 2021 (Submit by November 22, 2021)

Rules and Procedures
Board of Appeals Rules of Procedure

By Authority Commissioners of St. Michaels

August 10, 4 p.m.– Virtual Waterways Management Advisory Board

The Waterways Management Advisory Board (Panel) meets the second Tuesday of the month (at least once a year) at the request of the Commissioners or the Planning Commission. Meetings are held at the Town Office at 300 Mill Street. Public is encouraged to join meeting.

IN-PERSON MEETINGS
At the July 14, 2021 meeting of the COSM, the commissioners voted to resume in-person meetings, with agreement by all boards and commissions, in the Town Office meeting room at 300 Mill Street. With minimal social distancing of 1′ of space between chairs, the room can accommodate up to 14 members of the public (first come, first served.) A mask is not required for vaccinated public and staff. We will continue to use Zoom for all meetings. If you have not used Zoom, please take a few minutes to download the free app to your computer or smart phone prior to joining the meeting.

Meeting agendas are tentative. Check for updates as meeting date approaches.

To join with computer or smart phone with video and audio:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3264261778
Meeting ID: 326 426 1778

To join with audio only by phone:
+1 301 715 8592
Meeting ID: 326 426 1778

For more information, please contact the Town Office at 410-745-9535 during regular business hours.

By Authority of the Commissioners of St. Michaels

August 11, 6 p.m.–Virtual COSM Working Session

The Commissioners of St. Michaels (COSM) usually meet the second Wednesday of the month for a public working session and on the fourth Wednesday of the month for a public legislative session beginning at 6 p.m.

IN-PERSON MEETINGS
At the July 14, 2021 meeting of the COSM, the commissioners voted to resume in-person meetings, with agreement by all boards and commissions, in the Town Office meeting room at 300 Mill Street. With minimal social distancing of 1′ of space between chairs, the room can accommodate up to 14 members of the public (first come, first served.) A mask is not required for vaccinated public and staff. We will continue to use Zoom for all meetings. If you have not used Zoom, please take a few minutes to download the free app to your computer or smart phone prior to joining the meeting.

Please note: All agendas are DRAFT DOCUMENTS until the day of the meeting.

Join meeting by computer or smart phone by clicking link below:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3264261778
Meeting ID: 326 426 1778

Join by phone with audio only:
+1 301 715 8592
Meeting ID: 326 426 1778

Other meetings will be added as necessary such as public meetings and hearings, working sessions, special working sessions, special legislative sessions and closed sessions — as set by the Commission on an as needed basis.

COSM Meeting Rules of Procedure

If you have any questions, please contact the Town Office at 410-745-9535 during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Public Participation: All comments from the public will be taken during the period set aside for “Comments from the Public.” The “Comments from the Public” portion of the Commission agenda shall have a limited time period as determined by the Commissioners, and shall be at the beginning and at the end of each agenda. To be recognized, a member of the public should raise his or her hand and wait to be recognized by the President. Comments and questions should be kept brief and to the point, and be directed to the President.