News & Meetings

April 7, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.–FY21 Budget Work Session

April 8, 6 p.m.–COSM Work & Legislative Session

The Commissioners of St. Michaels (COSM) meet the second Wednesday of the month in February, March and April for a public working and legislative session and beginning at 6 p.m. (Will return to second Tuesday of the month schedule in May.)

Tentative Agenda
Bid Award – Town of St. Michaels Stormwater and Harbor Infrastructure Assessment and Flood Mitigation
(Official agendas will be posted as meeting date approaches.)

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.

April 9, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.–FYI21 Budget Work Session

April 10–Office closed for Good Friday Holiday

April 13, 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.

Tentative agenda items will be posted as available. Please check back as meeting date approaches for updates.

Meeting dates (Submit dates)
April 13, 2020 (Submit by March 23, 2020)
May 11, 2020 (Submit by April 20, 2020)
June 8, 2020 (Submit by May 18, 2020)
July 13, 2020 (Submit by June 22, 2020)
August 10, 2020 (Submit by July 20, 2020)
September 14, 2020 (Submit by August 24, 2020)
October 12, 2020 (Submit by September 21, 2020)
November 9, 2020 (Submit by October 19, 2020)
December 14, 2020 (Submit by November 23, 2020)

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

April 14, 4 p.m.—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.

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

By Authority of the Commissioners of St. Michaels

April 20, 4 p.m.—Parks & Recreation

Regular meetings are usually held the third Monday of each month at 4 p.m. in the Town Office, 300 Mill Street

Future Dates:
May 18
June 15
August 17
September 21
October 19
November 16
December 21

April 21, 2 p.m.–Planning Commission Work Session

The PC will be working on a variety of topics. Including but not limited to : a Town master plan; maintenance issues & scheduling; internet Improvements; adjustments to the Comprehensive Plan; and other issues that may be presented by the commissioners and or the public at large.

March 10, 2020 – Planning Commission Work Session AGENDA

April 22, 6 p.m.–FY21 Budget Work Session

April 23, 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.

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


April 23, 2020 (Submit by April 3, 2020)
May 28, 2020 (Submit by May 8, 2020)
June 25, 2020 (Submit by June 5, 2020)
July 23, 2020 (Submit by July 3, 2020)
August 27, 2020 (Submit by August 7, 2020)
September 24, 2020 (Submit by September 4, 2020)
October 22, 2020 (Submit by October 2, 2020)
(Revised Meeting Date??) November 26, 2020 (Submit by November 6, 2020)
(Revised Meeting Date??) December 24, 2020 (Submit by December 4, 2020)

On October 24th, at their 6:00 PM meeting, the Planning Commission released the draft Zoning Ordinance for public review, followed by two public information meetings to discuss the key changes to the Code on Thursday, November 14th at 6:00 PM and November 23rd at 9:00 AM. The foregoing meetings will all be held in the Town Building on Mill Street.

The drafts posted below are the latest sections that have been reviewed by the Planning Commission. However, the Planning Commission may revise portions of the drafts and they are not to be considered final.

Planning Commission Recommended Draft, December 18, 2019
Zoning Code Rewrite Forum Presentation, October 25, 2019

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.