Cecil Co Exec to Give Buddies More $ Despite Council Budget Cuts, No Spending Audit; Option to Extend Kennel Lease Through 2017

January 10, 2016

A CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT Cecil County Executive Tari Moore’s proposal to give an extra $24,000 to her preferred animal control contractor, A Buddy for Life, Inc., for a six-month extended contract actually gives the group a net fiscal gain over their past pact and removes requirements for an independent audit of how taxpayer...
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Cecil Co Exec Moore Wants More $ for Unbid Animal Control Contract for Her ‘Buddies'; Council Budget Snubbed

December 30, 2015

A CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT Cecil County Executive Tari Moore will ask the County Council next week to approve a $24,000 budget increase to give her preferred animal control contractor, A Buddy for Life, Inc., an extra $4,000 a month on their six-month extension of a three year contract. Moore unilaterally extended the Buddies’...
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Cecil County Has Record Drug OD Deaths But Health Officials Say Don’t Know Numbers; Sheriff Has Stats on Getting Inmates off Drugs

December 15, 2015

Cecil County health officials told the County Council on Tuesday they don’t know how many drug overdose deaths there were in the county last year and don’t know how many heroin addicts there are locally—but state statistics show the county is second only to Baltimore City in drug deaths. In contrast, county Sheriff Scott...
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Schneckenburger to Run for Cecil County Exec in Face-Off with McCarthy; Biz Community Divide

December 7, 2015

NEWS ANALYSIS Cecil County Councilor Dan Schneckenburger (R-3) has announced he will run for County Executive in the 2016 Republican primary, setting up a face-off with Council Vice President Dr. Alan McCarthy (R-1) that could divide the local business community and split the mainstream GOP vote. So far, one politically unknown ultra-conservative “liberty” candidate...
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CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT: Moore Seeks to Buy Kennel in Residential Area; RFP, Oversight Panel, Buddies Questions Loom

November 30, 2015

A CECIL TIMES SPECIAL REPORT Cecil County Executive Tari Moore– who has unilaterally suspended county laws governing an Animal Control Oversight panel, extended a controversial 3-year animal control contract and signed a kennel lease for six months, all without County Council approval—is considering taxpayer purchase of a private kennel business that some local residents...
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CECIL CHATTER: No $ for Candidates or Properties; Stolen Political $ Yields Taylor Wrist Slap

November 27, 2015

CLARK TURNER, DEVELOPER AND POLITICAL DONOR, FILES BANKRUPTCY Clark Turner, a major area developer and significant financier of Cecil County political candidates, has filed for personal and business bankruptcy. As a result, continuation of some significant developments in the county and future sources of campaign funds to county candidates in the upcoming 2016 elections...
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Cecil Co Exec Moore to Buy Animal Shelter, Outside Bid Process, Put County in Debt; Extends Contract with Buddies for 6 Months

November 17, 2015

Cecil County Executive Tari Moore, after a more than one hour secret meeting with the County Council on Tuesday 11/17/15, announced that she plans to buy a property for a government-owned animal shelter at an unspecified cost or location, and will unilaterally extend a contract for six months with A Buddy for Life, Inc.,–...
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Cecil County Exec Delays Animal Control Decision; Lag in Proposal to County Council Puts Animal Services in Limbo for 1/1/16

November 16, 2015

Cecil County Executive Tari Moore has failed to decide among multiple bidders on an 18-month contract for animal control services beginning 1/1/2016, putting off a scheduled recommendation for a contract to the County Council at its Tuesday 11/17/15 meeting and instead scheduling a secret, closed-door meeting with the Council on the issue. As a...
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Alan McCarthy, Cecil County Councilor, to Run for County Executive in 2016

November 11, 2015

Dr. Alan McCarthy, the vice president of the Cecil County Council, a veterinarian and local businessman, announced on Monday that he will be a candidate for Cecil County Executive. The Republican is the first candidate to formally announce a run for the county’s top elected post but several other potential challengers are also considering...
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Cecil County DPW Chief Hits Two Multi-Million $ Homers, One Small Strike on Cost Savings to Taxpayers

November 4, 2015

Not so long ago, Mike Flanagan was a star pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles, scoring multiple wins for the home team. In Cecil County, more recently a similarly-named batter employed by the county government hit some home runs out of the park in savings to local taxpayers. But even the best hitters sometimes get...
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Jackie Gregory, Patriots Leader, to Run for Cecil County Council in District 5– Hodge Seat

November 3, 2015

Jackie Gregory, a former teacher and a leader of the Cecil County Patriots’ tea party group, announced Tuesday that she will run in the Republican primary for the County Council in District 5, a seat currently held by County Council President Robert Hodge, also a Republican. “We need local representatives with strong conservative values,...
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Cecil County Exec Vows Not to Abandon Earleville Boat Ramp and Park; Standing Room Crowd in Cecilton Applauds Decision

October 14, 2015

Cecil County Executive Tari Moore told a standing room only crowd of about 200 citizens Tuesday evening that her administration will not abandon the Stemmer’s Run boat ramp in Earleville and she will seek state grant funds to build a breakwater, at an unknown cost, in the adjacent Elk River to protect the ramp....
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Cecil County Exec Pushes Face-Saving Plan to Justify Boat Ramp Closing; US Corps Denies Support; Public Hearing in Cecilton

October 12, 2015

The Cecil County Executive is trying to come up with a face-saving plan to justify her proposal to abandon a free state/federal lease of an Earleville boat ramp and waterfront park– because the parks director doesn’t want to spend $5,000 a year in lawn mowing costs– by claiming that the...
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Cecil County Exec Moore Won’t Seek Re-election in 2016, Opens Candidate Floodgates; Legacy of First County Exec is Tech School, Landfill Solvency

October 7, 2015

NEWS ANALYSIS Cecil County Executive Tari Moore, a Republican, has told County Council members she will not seek re-election next year, thus clearing the way for a potential floodgate of candidates to succeed her. Moore, the county’s first executive under Charter government, compiled a mixed record of accomplishments, with creation of a new school...
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Show Us the Money: Cecil County to Juggle Bonds to Buy Sheriff’s Building, Other Projects

October 7, 2015

The Cecil County Executive wants to spend $7.3 million to buy a building in Elkton where the Sheriff’s Department and emergency dispatchers currently rent office space under a proposal presented to the County Council on Tuesday. County officials claimed the plan would more than pay for itself in the long run and juggling the...
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ALAN McCARTHY for COUNTY EXEC

*Your VOTE is important to Cecil County's future!

* I will work hard to create jobs, expand economic development, back our law enforcement officers in the fight against crime and drugs, and support strong schools..

*I respectfully ask for your vote for Cecil County Executive on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8. Polls are open from 7a.m. to 8 p.m.

(Auth: Friends of Alan McCarthy, Roger Owens, Treas.)

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