CANCELED: 6 PM Public Hearing: Land Preservation, Parks, and Recreation Plan

CANCELED: 6 PM Public Hearing: Land Preservation, Parks, and Recreation Plan

Public Hearing Date: 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 6:00pm


Commissioners Office

Type of Notice: 

Public Notice

Date Posted: 

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 7:25am

*To be rescheduled for a later date. 

Charles County’s Draft 2017 Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan

Notice is hereby given that the Charles County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Charles County’s draft 2017 Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan (LPPRP), on June 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the County Commissioner’s Meeting Room located in the County Government Building, 200 Baltimore Street, La Plata, Maryland.

The State of Maryland requires counties to update their Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan (LPPRP) every five years, one year prior to the revision of the statewide Maryland Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan. The LPPRPs qualify local governments for State Program Open Space (POS) grants and other programs related to three land resource elements: Recreation and Parks; Agricultural Land Preservation; and Natural Resource Conservation.

The Charles County Draft 2017 LPPRP has been developed in accordance with guidelines provided in 2016 by the Maryland Departments of Planning and Natural Resources. The updated Plan contains key information, goals, and recommendations to guide the County’s management and enhancement of its parks, recreation facilities and open space assets for the next five years.

The Draft Plan can be found on the County’s web site at Citizens wishing to make verbal or written comments are encouraged to attend the hearing. Written comments may be submitted in lieu of oral comments or to expand upon oral comments. Written comments will be accepted through June 27, 2017, and should be forwarded to Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism, 8190 Port Tobacco Road, Port Tobacco, MD  20677 or via email to


Peter F. Murphy, President

Those citizens with special needs please contact Danielle Mitchell at voice phone number (301) 645-0554 or Maryland Relay Service TDD 1-800-735-2258.

In the event that the notified meeting is canceled due to inclement weather or acts of nature beyond the control of the County, all items scheduled to be discussed or heard at the meeting shall be rescheduled.

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