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Cecil County Farm Plan Could Put County On a $414K Hook

May 24, 2011

Cecil County could be on the hook for $414,500 if state rural land preservation funds don’t come through next year for a farmland easement deal backed by three county commissioners. At the least, the county would be fronting $620,000 for the Cecil Land Trust now to buy an easement on the Jacob and Virginia...
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BULLETIN: Cecil County Commissioners Cut Extra Half-Cent on Tax Rate; Cut Sheriff’s Budget

May 23, 2011

The Cecil County Commissioners made an additional last-minute half-cent cut in the proposed property tax rate Monday but again refused to restore funds to the county public schools and proposed cutting about $260,000 from the Sheriff’s proposed budget. The actions came during a Monday worksession but the final vote on the Fiscal 2012 county...
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Cecil County Budget: Commissioners Make Sort-of Decisions, Clear as Mud

May 17, 2011

The Cecil County Commissioners on Tuesday decided—sort of—to ease some education budget cuts, but to hang tough against the county Sheriff and dismiss pleas from the county library system. A majority also continued a cryptic campaign to cut funds and re-vamp the county’s Economic Development office, but without specifying their ultimate agenda. Amidst lots...
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Cecil County Commissioners Get Earful from Perryville Mayor, Dog Parents; Kilby Asks Farm $ Aid

May 10, 2011

It was a day for citizens—and a mayor– to vent at the Cecil County Commissioners, even before the annual ritual of two budget hearings Tuesday afternoon and evening. And as the county faces daunting fiscal challenges, a local land preservation group sought a $600,000 loan from the county. Commissioners steeled themselves for a long...
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Dillman Out As Head of Planning Group; Cecil County Ponders Taking in Orphaned Office

May 9, 2011

CHESTERTOWN– The Upper Shore Regional Council, which provides economic development and planning assistance to Cecil County and two other area counties, is facing financial problems and its long-time executive director will be laid off next month. Some Cecil County Commissioners want to take the floundering organization under the county’s wing, providing free office space...
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