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August 8, 6 p.m.—COSM Working & Legislative Session

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

Boatlifts on waters of hidden harbor, public hearing
Resolution 2018-03, Meeting rules amendment, vote

Working Sessions: The Commission may conduct public working (study) sessions on matters which are expected to come before the Commission for formal action at a legislative meeting or that otherwise need study by the Commission. These working sessions will be scheduled on an as-needed basis by the commissioners.

Legislative Sessions: The Commission will conduct public legislative sessions on the second Wednesday of each month, to handle matters which come before the Commission for formal vote. Time permitting, other items may be included on the legislative agenda, but items requiring votes of the Commission will take priority.

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.

August 7, 5-8 p.m.—National Night Out

National Night Out
Tuesday, August 7th from 5-9 p.m.
St. Michaels Elementary School Parking Lot and Community Pool
The event is FREE

St. Michaels & Bay Hundred is joining communities across the USA to participate in the 2018 National Night Out, an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.

Join your neighbors for a block party with food, DJ, safety demonstrations, youth activities, visits from emergency personnel, exhibits and much more. The community pool will be open for all to enjoy!

Schedule
5 p.m. Opening Ceremonies
6 p.m. Pool opens to the public
7 p.m. Speakers
8 p.m. Pool Closes
8:30 p.m. Free light sticks for all to walk through the community

Wednesday morning the Maryland Food Bank will provide free food for residents to take home at Union United Methodist Church, 100 Fremont Street.

July 21, 8:30 a.m.—Conversation with a Commissioner

Conversation with a Commissioner
Saturday, June 23rd at 8:30 a.m. at the Town Office

Join Commissioner Mike Bibb for coffee and discussion of current projects, ideas, and citizen concerns. Usually held on the third Saturday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in the Town Office, 300 Mill Street.

By Authority of The Commissioners of St. Michaels

August 3, 8 a.m.—Coffee with a Cop

Coffee with a Cop
Friday, August 3rd at 8 a.m. at the Library
Join Chief Smith and fellow officers for coffee and discussion of public safety and other citizen concerns. Usually held on the first Friday of each month at 8 a.m. at the Library.

By Authority of The Commissioners of St. Michaels

June TBD—Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge

The National MS Society’s Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge, held June TBD, offers a picturesque cycling experience for participants of all levels and abilities. It features a variety of route options winding through the flat and rural Eastern Shore of Maryland. The two-day event starts and finishes each day at the Talbot County Community Center in Easton, MD. Be sure to stick around for some festivities after you finish the ride!

Your participation will drive MS research forward faster, and deliver services to those who face the challenges of MS every day so they can live their best lives.

For more information visit the event WEBSITE.

ELECTION RESULTS!

As of the filing deadline on April 6, 2018, six people had filed Certificates of Candidacy for the Town election for two of the five offices of The Commissioners of St. Michaels. The election was for seats with four-year terms expiring in June 2022. As of Friday, May 4th there were five candidates. Jaime Windon and Michael Gorman will be sworn in on June 13, 2018.

The results are:

Michael A. Gorman, (Gorman Bio) – 82 VOTES
William C. Harvey, II (Harvey Bio) – 73 VOTES
Jennifer C. Stevens, (Stevens Bio) – 63 VOTES
Christopher B. Thomas, (Thomas Bio) – 61 VOTES
Jaime M. Windon, (Windon Bio) – 120 VOTES

Note: T. Coleman duPont withdrew from the Commissioner race (5/4/18).

The election was held on Monday, May 7, 2018 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the Edgar M. Bosley, Jr. Municipal Building (Town Office), 300 Mill Street, St. Michaels. For further information, please call 410-745-9535.

We would like to thank the League of Women Voters for sponsoring the Candidate Forum on May 2nd.

By Authority of Jean R. Weisman, Town Clerk/Manager

TBD, 4 p.m.—Waterways Management Advisory Board

The Waterways Management Advisory Board (Panel) meets at least once a year at the request of the Planning Commission. Meetings are held at the Town Office at 300 Mill Street.

December TBD, 2-4 p.m.— Santa’s Secret Workshop at the Y

CELEBRATE THE SEASON AT THE Y! Sunday, December TBD; 2-4 pm

We’re turning the YMCA into a winter wonderland with gifts galore! Bring the kiddos to the Y where they can “shop” for a gift for that special someone. All children will be able to pick out at least one gift and our elves will gladly wrap and bag the gifts so there’s no peeking. While here, they can sit on Santa’s lap and have a picture taken with the big guy (professional photos will be available for purchase). We’ll also be offering cookies and cocoa to kids of all ages!

This FREE event is open to the ENTIRE COMMUNITY…so call the YMCA today to reserve your spot. We’ll see your family in December!

ST MICHAELS FAMILY YMCA
A Branch of the YMCA of the Chesapeake
1013 S Talbot Street, St Michaels MD 21663
410.745.5963 www.ymcachesapeake.org

March 30&31—Daffodil Festival Weekend

2nd Annual Daffodil Festival Parade
Join us for our fabulous floral festival parade! Design a float or just be a fan! Saturday, March 30 at 10 a.m. on Talbot Street! Look for exciting details for the 2019 event on the DAFFODIL FESTIVAL WEBSITE as they come in!

Daffodil Tailgate Picnic
Get creative! Prizes awarded at the end of the parade for the best daffodil decorated hat!
…after Parade Tailgate Picnic in Hollis Park
Join with friends, neighbors, and visitors for a Tailgate Picnic in Hollis Park where judging for the parade and hat contest will take place. Bring your own picnic!

Winning House, Winning Street in town with a Daffodil-inspired theme will vie for the decorating contest.

Historic Daffodil Tour
Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Meet at the St. Michaels Museum. $5 per person. Free admission to the museum.

Daffodil Festival Hat
Be the first to wear our new Daffodil Festival Hat. Get yours today at Long & Foster Real Estate office at 109 S. Talbot Street in St. Michaels. Only $20 each!

Business Window Contest
Winning Business Windows in town with a Daffodil-inspired theme will vie for the coveted window decorating contest. Buy daffodils to decorate your window!

Daffy-Dog Costume Contest
Dress your pooch in a Daffodil theme! Sunday, March 31 at 11:30 a.m. in Muskrat Park on Willow Street
Daffodil Decorating Contest

Sunday Daffodil Lunches
Participating restaurants will offer special Daffodil inspired lunches on Sunday.

If you have any questions, please contact us by email at stmichaelsinbloom@gmail.com.

Want to participate? Visit the ST. MICHAELS IN BLOOM WEBSITE! St. Michaels In Bloom is a newly formed community organization dedicated to the beautification of St. Michaels. Consisting solely of volunteers, St. Michaels in Bloom works to create a welcoming and vibrant landscape for our town through the planting colorful flowers, plants, and trees throughout our business and community districts. Part of the national organization, America in Bloom, whose vision is to have localities across the US participate in community beautification projects, the goal of St. Michaels in Bloom is to see our community bloom in many ways.

Our community project, currently underway, will be the 2018 Daffodil Festival scheduled for next April which included the planting of over 20,000 daffodils in the Fall of 2017 throughout the town of St. Michaels. Festivities are designed to encourage visitors and to benefit residents and businesses alike. St. Michaels Community groups, merchants, and residents show support through the display of daffodils and through participation in our Daffodil Festival Events.

Planned activities include a Daffodil Weekend Parade, Daffy-Dog Costume Pageant, Daffodil Garden Tours and More!

July 26, 6 p.m.—Planning Commission

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 DATES-Thursday (SUBMITTAL DEADLINES-Monday by 12 NOON)
July 26, 2018 (Submit by July 6, 2018)
August 23, 2018 (Submit by August 3, 2018)
September 27, 2018 (Submit by September 7, 2018)
October 25, 2018 (Submit by October 5, 2018)
November 22, 2018 (Submit by November 2, 2018)
December 27, 2018 (Submit by December 7, 2018)

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