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NOTIFICATION OF CLOSED SESSION MEETING

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The Commissioners of Ridgely will be meeting on November 28, 2018 at 11:30 am at the Town Hall to vote to go into a closed session meeting.

This meeting will be closed under General Provisions Article Section 3-305(b) only:

  • “To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals”

NOTIFICATION OF CLOSED SESSION MEETING 9-17-18

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The Commissioners of Ridgely will be having a closed session meeting on September 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm in the Town Hall.  This meeting was previously scheduled for September 16, 2018, but was postponed.

This meeting will be closed under General Provisions Article Section 3-305(b) only:

  • “To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals”
  • “to consult with staff, consultants, or other individuals about pending or potential litigation.”

NOTIFICATION OF CLOSED SESSION MEETING

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The Commissioners of Ridgely will be meeting on April 25, 2018 at 10:00 AM in the Town Hall for a closed session.  This meeting will be closed under General Provisions Art. 3-305 (b) only: “To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation. Or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals.”

PUBLIC NOTICE – CANCELLATION OF MUNICIPAL ELECTION

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COMMISSIONERS OF RIDGELY

 

PUBLIC NOTICE – CANCELLATION OF MUNICIPAL ELECTION

 

Notice is hereby given by the Commissioners of Ridgely that no municipal election will be held on April 23, 2018.

 

Pursuant to Section 5(C) of the Charter of the Town of Ridgely, the deadline for all persons desiring to become a candidate for the office of Commissioner of Ridgely to file a certificate of candidacy was 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 2, 2018. Incumbent Commissioner John Hurley was the only individual to file a certificate of candidacy before the foregoing deadline. Thus, pursuant to Sections 4(A) and 6(A) of the Charter of the Town of Ridgely, the municipal election scheduled for April 23, 2018 is hereby canceled, and, upon taking the oath of office on May 7, 2018, Commissioner Hurley will assume the office of Commissioner of Ridgely for a new three-year term, or until his successor takes office.

 

COMMISSIONERS OF RIDGELY

Stephanie L. Berkey, CMC

Clerk – Treasurer

NOTIFICATION OF CLOSED SESSION MEETING

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The Commissioners of Ridgely will be meeting on March 2, 2018 at 10:00 AM in the Town Hall for a closed session.  This meeting will be closed under General Provisions Art. 3-305 (b) only:  “To conduct or discuss an investigative proceeding on actual or possible criminal conduct.”

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

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COMMISSIONERS OF RIDGELY

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Charter Amendment Resolution No. 2018-01

 

The Commissioners of Ridgely introduced Charter Amendment Resolution No. 2018-01 during their regular monthly meeting held on January 8, 2018.

 

Charter Amendment Resolution No. 2018-01, if adopted, will amend the Charter of the Town of Ridgely to provide that: (1) a Commissioner shall hold office for a term of three years or until his/her successor takes office; (2) notice of the time and place of each annual election and the official ballot shall be published in at least one newspaper of general circulation in Caroline County and posted in two conspicuous places in the Town; (3) every person who is a citizen of the United States of America, is at least eighteen years of age, has resided within the corporate limits of the Town for at least six months prior to the next Town election, has resided within the State of Maryland for at least one year prior to the next Town election, and has registered to vote in accordance with the provisions of the Charter at least thirty days prior to the next Town election shall be entitled to vote at all town elections; (4) any person desiring to become a candidate for the office of Commissioner shall file a written certificate of candidacy with the Clerk-Treasurer no later than the close of business on the first Monday in April; and (5) write-in candidates shall not be considered in Town elections; to provide for absentee ballots and the cancellation of elections where there is one candidate or no candidates; and to clarify certain provisions regarding the appointment of the President of the Commissioners, the qualifications for Commissioner, voter registration, and Town elections.  The foregoing constitutes a fair summary of Charter Amendment Resolution No. 2018-01 as introduced by the Commissioners on January 8, 2018.

 

The Commissioners will hold a public hearing on February 5, 2018 during their regular monthly meeting commencing at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Office, 2 Central Avenue, Ridgely, Maryland, during which time interested citizens will be afforded an opportunity to provide comments and ask questions regarding Charter Amendment Resolution No. 2018-01.  Written comments will be considered by the Commissioners provided that they are received by 12:00 p.m. on February 5, 2018 at the Town Office.  The Commissioners intend to act upon Charter Amendment Resolution No. 2018-01 immediately following the public hearing.

 

Copies of Charter Amendment Resolution No. 2018-01 are available in the Clerk-Treasurer’s office at the Town Office during normal business hours.

 

COMMISSIONERS OF RIDGELY

Stephanie L. Berkey

Clerk – Treasurer

Town Hall Access During Construction

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The Town Offices and Ridgely Police Department are under construction! Until further notice, the offices cannot be accessed through the front door. Please use the side entrance on E. Railroad Avenue to gain access to the building. Thank you for your patience during construction!