The Code of Public Local Laws and Ordinances of Carroll County is a compilation of all local laws and ordinances in effect in Carroll County. The Code of Public Local Laws contains 14 titles passed by the Maryland General Assembly. Other laws in effect in Carroll County may be found in the Annotated Code of Maryland, specifically Article 25 which applies to Commissioner counties. The Code is periodically supplemented as local laws are enacted or amended and as ordinances are adopted or amended.

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The County Commissioners of Carroll County will hold a public hearing on Thursday, July 28, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. in Room 311 of the County Office Building, 225 North Center Street, Westminster, Maryland, 21157, to hear public comments on proposed amendments to the Carroll County Code of Public Local Laws and Ordinances regarding Chapter 36, Personnel Policies. Specifically, the proposed amendments would a) clarify and correct certain obsolete language; b) removal of some sections to be incorporated into separate policies c) an increase in the amount of compensatory time employees are eligible to maintain d) increase in the amount of annual leave to carry over from year to year e) allow employees on initial probation to use annual and personal leave f) remove limit on sick leave usage for family sick leave, and g) implement an on-call stipend.

            The Commissioners may make amendments to the proposed legislation based upon the comments received at the hearing and may do so without further hearing.  Therefore, it is important for interested persons to be present.

            The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact The Department of Citizen Services, 410-386-3600 or 1-888-302-8978 or MD Relay 7-1-1/1-800-735-2258 as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event.

The proposed Ordinance may be reviewed and copies obtained at the Carroll County Government Building, 225 N. Center St, Westminster, Maryland, 21157, at the information desk, and on the County’s website [carrollcountymd.gov].  Questions and/or written comments may be addressed to Kimberly Frock, Director of Human Resources (kfrock@carrollcountymd.gov) phone 410-386-2030; 225 N. Center St. Suite 300, Westminster, Maryland, 21157; MD Relay Service 7-1-1/800-735-2258

     THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF CARROLL COUNTY, MARYLAND

DRAFT of Proposed Chapter 36

 

NOTICE OF INTENT TO PURCHASE A CRITICAL FARM AGRICULTURAL LAND  PRESERVATION EASEMENT OPTION

The Board of County Commissioners of Carroll County, Maryland, announces its intent to purchase an Option for a Critical Farm Agricultural Land Preservation Easement over 109.399 acres of land, located at 2525 Salem Bottom Road, Westminster, MD 21157, from DOUGLAS C. ZEPP and  SANDRA J. ZEPP for $574,350.00.  The County Commissioners will decide whether or not to purchase this option at a public meeting which is to be held no sooner than fifteen days from the date this notice appears.  Any person wishing to comment on the proposed purchase may do so, either orally or in writing, by contacting the County Commissioners Office, 225 North Center Street, Westminster, Maryland, 21157, and/or may appear at the meeting. Questions should be addressed to John Parker Smith Jr., Program Manager, (jsmith@carrollcountymd.gov), Agricultural Land Preservation Program, Department of Land and Resource Management,         410-386-2214.

THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF CARROLL COUNTY, MARYLAND

NOTICE OF INTENT TO PURCHASE

AN AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION EASEMENT

 

            The Board of County Commissioners of Carroll County, Maryland, announces its intent to purchase an Agricultural Land Preservation Easement over tracts containing in the aggregate, 115.2 acres of land.  The tracts contain 90.09 acres of land, located at 632 Silver Run Valley, Westminster, Maryland 21158; 16.40 acres of land, located at Silver Run Valley Road, Westminster, Maryland 21158  and 8.71 acres of land, located at Silver Run Valley Road, Westminster, Maryland 21158, from CHARLES L. IRELAND and ERMA V. IRELAND for $710,777.72. The County Commissioners will decide whether or not to purchase this easement at a public meeting which is to be held no sooner than fifteen days from the date this notice appears.  Any person wishing to comment on the proposed purchase may do so, either orally or in writing, by contacting the County Commissioners Office, 225 North Center Street, Westminster, Maryland, 21157. Questions should be addressed to John Parker Smith Jr., Program Manager (jsmith@carrollcountymd.gov), Agricultural Land Preservation Program, Department of Land and Resource Management, 410-386-2214 (MD Relay Service 7-1-1/800-735-2258).

 

THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF CARROLL COUNTY, MARYLAND

NOTICE OF INTENT TO PURCHASE A CRITICAL FARM AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION EASEMENT OPTION

The Board of County Commissioners of Carroll County, Maryland, announces its intent to purchase an Option for a Critical Farm Agricultural Land Preservation Easement over 95.48 acres of land, located at Jasontown Road, Westminster, MD 21157, from JOHN PARKER SMITH and  MARSHA LEE SMITH for $446,250.00.  The County Commissioners will decide whether or not to purchase this option at a public meeting which is to be held no sooner than fifteen days from the date this notice appears.  Any person wishing to comment on the proposed purchase may do so, either orally or in writing, by contacting the County Commissioners Office, 225 North Center Street, Westminster, Maryland, 21157, and/or may appear at the meeting. Questions should be addressed to John Parker Smith Jr., Program Manager, (jsmith@carrollcountymd.gov), Agricultural Land Preservation Program, Department of Land and Resource Management,         410-386-2214.

 

THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF CARROLL COUNTY, MARYLAND