Notice is hereby given that the Charles County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Bill #2018-10, concerning Board of Fire and Rescue Membership, on January 8, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the County Commissioners’ Meeting Room, located in the Charles County Government Building, 200 Baltimore Street, La Plata, Maryland.
Board of Fire and Rescue Membership
The proposed amendments to the Code of Charles County amends Chapter 54 Volunteer Fire Companies, Rescue Squads, Mobile Intensive Care Units and Dive Rescue Units, to require that one member of the Board of Fire and Rescue appointed by the County Commissioners must be a member of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), Local 4658, who is mutually agreed upon by the President of IAFF and the Department of Emergency Services. This legislation was introduced in accordance with Section 2.9 of the collective bargaining agreement between IAFF, Local 4568 and Charles County, Maryland, dated July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020.
The proposed Bill will be posted prior to the public hearing on the County’s BoardDocs website at http://www.boarddocs.com/md/chrlsco/Board.nsf/Public, and may be viewed in the Office of the Clerk to the Commissioners. Citizens are encouraged to attend the public hearing to provide comments. Speaker sign-up will begin 30 minutes (1/2 hour) prior to the hearing and will end at the commencement of the hearing. Each speaker will be allotted three (3) minutes to speak. Written comments may be submitted in lieu of oral testimony, or to expand upon oral testimony, to Carol DeSoto, Acting Clerk to the County Commissioners, to firstname.lastname@example.org, or to 200 Baltimore Street, La Plata, Maryland 20646. Written comments will be accepted until the Commissioners close the public record. The County Commissioners reserve the right to extend the time frame allotted for the public hearing.
BY ORDER OF THE
CHARLES COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Reuben B. Collins, II, Esq., President
Those citizens with special needs please contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD 1-800-735-2258. Charles County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
In the event the notified meeting is canceled due to inclement weather or acts of nature beyond the control of the County, the public hearing will be rescheduled to a date to be determined.
Charles County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.