Charles County Commissioners Nov. 5 meeting update

News Release, Charles County Public Information Office

On Tuesday, Nov. 5, the Charles County Board of Commissioners awarded the county’s $58 million bonds to Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, the winning bidder for the bond sale. The bond will be used to pay for projects in the capital improvement program.

Work Session

Commissioners held a budget work session to conduct a preliminary review of the Board of Education’sCapital Budget. They approved aletter of supportto the Interagency Committee on School Construction regarding the Board of Education’s request for state-funded school construction projects in fiscal 2021.


  • Commissioners presented a citation in honor of the 244th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps, to be celebrated on November 10, 2019. A Marine Corps representative from the Commission for Veterans Affairs received the citation on behalf of all who have served. View photo in Flickr.
  • Commissioners proclaimed November 11, 2019, as Veterans Day and expressed appreciation to all those who served in the military for their sacrifices. Employees who served in the military and a representative from the Commission for Veterans Affairs received the proclamation. View photo in Flickr.

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