Chesapeake Beach Upcoming Town Meetings and Important Town Notices

News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

The Mayor and Town Council welcome L. Charles Fink to the Chesapeake Beach Town Council.   Charlie Fink and his wife, Anne, have owned a home in Chesapeake Beach for nine years and have been active in the community since their arrival, sharing interests in Town, local events and the health of the Bay and the great community of friends they have met here.  Mr. Fink has served the Town in the following capacities

  • As a Member of the Planning and Zoning Committee for three years, and was elected as Vice-Chair in 2018.
  • As a Member of the Walkable Community Committee for over two years.
  • As the President of Seagate Homeowner Association for seven years.

In in his professional career, Mr. Fink has over 25 years of professional experience in business-focused software development and project management. Mr. Fink currently serves as a Senior Systems Software Architect for the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC.  Mr. Fink is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a BA in Political Science and has completed graduate work towards a Masters in Computer Science at Marymount University.  Thank you for your continued service to the Town, Mr. Fink.

RFP Maintenance Dredging Re-solicitation — The Town of Chesapeake Beach seeks re-solicited sealed proposals in response to eMaryland Marketplace #BOM015557 Maintenance Dredging of the Fishing Creek Channel. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on September 19th at 9:00 AM at Town Hall: 8200 Bayside Rd. Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732. Sealed proposals are due by October 2nd at 9:00 AM at Town Hall. For more information please visit eMaryland Marketplace or contact Holly Wahl at [email protected].

The Town of Chesapeake Beach joined the Maryland Department of Transportation and State Highway to celebrate the Ribbon Cutting of the Fishing Creek bridge.  Click here to view the dedication, click here.

NOTICE: The Town of Chesapeake Beach issues notice that an automated speed enforcement program is in place effective September 12, 2019, westbound along Old Bayside Rd. Within the Beach Elementary School Zone, a camera will be effectively in place for enforcement traveling westbound on September 26, 2019.   The Town of Chesapeake Beach recently conducted a study for a one week period in August of 2019, along Old Bayside Rd., that showed 444 vehicles were traveling up to 12 MPH over a 20 MPH speed limit and 71 vehicles were traveling over 12 MPH over a 20 MPH speed limit.   According to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Study, the chances of a pedestrian surviving being struck by a vehicle decreases by 70%; between the speed of 20 MPH and 40 MPH. Please join our efforts to keep children, their families, teachers, and administrators safe.    For more information, click here.

September is National Preparedness Month.  For more information on how you can prepare for an emergency, please click here.  Don’t wait. Communicate. Make your emergency plan today. Visit

  • October 7 at 6 pm – Town Council Work Session in Town Hall Chambers
  • October 8 at 10:00 am – Town Ethics Commission Meeting in Town Hall Chambers
  • October 8 at 6:00 pm – Twin Beach Opioid Abuse Awareness Committee Meeting in Town Hall Chambers
  • October 9 at 7:00 pm – Town Planning and Zoning Meeting in Town Hall Chambers
  • October 8 at 6:00 pm – Twin Beach Opioid Abuse Awareness Committee Meeting in Town Hall Chambers
  • October 9 at 7:00 pm – Town Planning and Zoning Meeting in Town Hall Chambers

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