Upcoming important events and happenings in St. Mary’s County

Monday:

  • Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will hold Public Hearings for the Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Tax Rate Increase and the Second District Fire and Rescue Tax Rate Increase. Hearings will be held in their meeting room in Leonardtown and begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. Speaker sign-up sheets will be available outside the meeting room in the Chesapeake Building lobby. Hearing Agenda: http://ow.ly/kNk930ju6wH

Tuesday:

  • Commissioners will hold their weekly business meeting beginning at 9 a.m. The FY19 Budget Public Hearing will be held at Great Mills High School, 21130 Great Mills Road in Great Mills, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Those wishing to speak during one of the hearings can sign up beginning at 6 p.m. in the lobby outside of the Great Mills High School Auditorium. View the full agenda for Tuesday at http://ow.ly/Ao7q30ju6By To review the FY19 Recommended Budget go to http://ow.ly/8ps530jstsY

Friday:

  • 26th Annual Caregivers Conference. Southern Maryland Higher Education Center in California. 8 a.m.

Sunday:

  • Earth Day on the Square. Leonardtown Square and Leonardtown Wharf Park. Learn about local conservation efforts, meet rescued animals, and take home a recycled craft. Waterman boat tours on Breton Bay are only $5 each and Reptile World returns with an amazing variety of animals. 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. Event info: http://ow.ly/NY4B30jsw3o

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