Charles County Commissioners Meeting Update for Jan. 8 and 9

Press Release, Charles County Government

On Tuesday, Jan. 8, the Board of Commissioners approved Commissioner Bobby Rucci (District 4) to serve as Commissioner Vice President for the Board’s entire four-year term. The Commissioners also approved revisions to the Board of County Commissioners Rules of Procedures to be consistent with the type of government Charles County Government is under, as well as new procedures that enable the Vice President to be appointed to serve all four years in that role.

On Wednesday, Jan. 9, the Board of Commissioners met with leaders at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division. Discussion included anticipated job growth, economic development, and partnerships to encourage revitalization in the area.

Open Session Briefings

Approval Items

  • Commissioners approved the Fiscal 2019 Budget Transfer Request #6383 of $500,000, which will fund the centrifuge design services for the Mattawoman Wastewater Treatment Plant Belt Filter Press Replacement.
  • Commissioners approved the Fiscal 2019 Budget Transfer Request #6378 of $45,880 to cover the cost of the Economic Development Department’s two part-time Business Retention and Expansion Consultants for an additional six months.

Commissioner Appointments


  • Commissioners recognized all County Government employees who provided support for the Oath of Office ceremony on December 4, 2018. View the photo inFlickr.
  • Commissioners visited the Charles County Board of Education in recognition of Charles County High Schools’ Pages to the Maryland General Assembly for the 2019 Legislative Session.

Next Commissioners Meeting: Tuesday, Jan. 15, beginning at 9 a.m.

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