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September 2–Office closed for Labor Day

NEW! 2018 Water Quality Report

Please click below for the new 2018 Water Quality Report for the Town of St. Michaels:

Water Quality Report for 2018

July TBD, 10 a.m. — Peach Festival at St. Lukes UMC

strawberries-basket-2Date: July TBD, 2020, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Church Lawn and the Parking Lot are adorned with beautiful crafts and lots of good food. As always the show will take place on the first Saturday of July, July 6th this year on the lawn and the parking lot of St. Luke’s U. M. C. Eastern Shore. Peaches will be featured. Home-made peach baked goods will be available for your enjoyment. Stay for the weekend and enjoy Independence Day fireworks over St. Michaels harbor!

Vendor information may be obtained by contacting St. Luke’s Church at stlukeschurch21663@gmail.com or by calling 410-745-2534.

September 10, 6 p.m.—COSM Work & Legislative Session

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

Town properties declared surplus – 109 S. Talbot and 203 Railroad, discussion, possible new ordinance and introduction

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

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 13, 6 p.m.—COSM Work & Legislative Session

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

Rotary Club of St. Michaels, fireworks assistance, discussion
Old Railroad Station Building, continued discussion, need to put plan on web “Committee for Boundary Lane
Canton Alley Road, extension improvement

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

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.

March 1-3—St. Michaels ChocolateFest


Date: March 1 – March 3, 2019
Website:
HERE

The First Annual St. Michaels ChocolateFest will be held the first weekend in March on Friday, March 1st thru Sunday, March 3rd.

The St. Michaels ChocolateFest and will include restaurant chefs conjuring up amazing delectable special menu items to showcase chocolate inspired dishes and desserts. Our inns and bed and breakfasts will feature chocolate inspired get-away packages…chocolate spa treatment anyone? Chocolate lovers will enjoy strolling throughout the Town of St. Michaels to indulge in thousands of chocolate concoctions on Saturday, March 2nd from 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. during the Chocolate Crawl, sampling amazing artisan chocolates, desserts, locally crafted wine, beer and spirits. Pre-Purchase Chocolate Crawl Tasting Tickets (minimum 5 tickets).

July 23, 1:30 p.m.—Zoning Code Rewrite Workshops

St. Michaels Planning Commission, St. Michaels Town Office Meeting Room, Special Working Session 1:30 p.m.

Future meetings are scheduled for:
August 6
August 20

Zoning Code Re-write

1. Meeting called to order

2. Zoning Code re-write work session

3. Adjournment

Click HERE for more information about the Zoning Code Rewrite project and survey of the Planning Commission.

JOB OPENING: Part-time Assistant Codes Inspector

The Town of St. Michaels has an opening for the part-time position of Assistant Codes Inspector. Experience in this or a related field is preferred but not required. Position is open until filled. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, salary requirements and three professional references to Jean R. Weisman, Town Clerk/Manager, Town of St. Michaels, P.O. Box 206, St. Michaels MD 21663.

Print Job description HERE

General job description:
A part-time position reporting directly to the Codes Enforcement Officer, and the Town Manager. The ACI will perform directed patrols to inspect for compliance with various Town Codes and permitted actions, including but not limited to: construction without permits posted, signage violations, tall grass, litter and garbage, deteriorating structures, short term rental violations. The ACI will also be directed to investigate complaints of violations of Town Codes. In addition to working two mornings a week for 3-4 hours each morning, the ACI will perform a minimum of one hour of directed patrol inspections on the weekend and a minimum of one hour one evening per week after 6 p.m. for a total weekly schedule of 8-10 hours. All Town employees are subject to a six-month probationary period upon initial appointment. The Town of St. Michaels is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Specific duties for the Assistant Codes Inspector:
At the direction of the Codes Enforcement Officer:
Written reports of patrol rounds:
– date
– time
– areas covered
– detailed description of new violations, including photographs
– detailed descriptions (including photographs) of continuing violations or progress on correction of violations
Patrols to be performed each weekend and at least one evening during the work week in addition to during normal office hours.
– Maintain records of patrols and inspections.
– Work with Town’s attorneys in preparation for any legal action.
– Provide sworn testimony in court when required.
– Attend the Historic District Commission meetings.
– Other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will:
– Work well with the general public and volunteers on a daily basis.
– Have good written skills.
– Accept responsibility for completion of assignments with a minimum of supervision.

Compensation:
Salary range is $15.00-$20.00 per hour, depending upon qualifications. No benefits are provided with this position. Vehicle mileage will be paid at federal mileage reimbursement level (2018 – $.54.5 per mile)

August 12, 5:30 p.m.—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 dates (Submit dates)
August 12, 2019 (Submit by July 22, 2019)
September 9, 2019 (Submit by August 19, 2019)
October 14, 2019 (Submit by September 23, 2019)
November 11, 2019 (Submit by October 21, 2019)
December 9, 2019 (Submit by November 18, 2019)

Rules and Procedures
Board of Appeals Rules of Procedure

Meetings are usually held in the Edgar M. Bosley, Jr. Building (Town Office), 300 Mill Street, Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M.

By Authority of the St. Michaels Board of Zoning Appeals

July 25, 6 p.m.—Planning Commission Meeting

The Planning Commission meets at 6 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month at 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.

REGULAR MEETING DATES (SUBMITTAL DEADLINES by 12 NOON FRIDAY)
July 25, 2019 (Submit by July 5, 2019)
August 22, 2019 (Submit by August 2, 2019)
September 26, 2019 (Submit by September 6, 2019)
October 24, 2019 (Submit by October 4, 2019)
(Revised Meeting Date) November 21, 2019 (Submit by November 1, 2019)
(Revised Meeting Date) December 19, 2019 (Submit by November 29, 2019)

Rules of Procedure
Planning Commission Rules of Procedure

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