Commissioner McKay to Host Public Forum on Critical Areas in St. Mary’s - Southern Maryland Headline News

Commissioner McKay to Host Public Forum on Critical Areas in St. Mary’s


Thomas F. McKay, President, St. Mary’s County Board of Commissioners and member of the Governor’s Critical Areas Commission for the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays, invites the public to attend a forum entitled “Treasuring Our Natural Resources: A Closer Look at Critical Areas in St. Mary’s County”, on Wednesday, May 11, 2005, beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Cole Cinema at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, in St. Mary’s City.

“I encourage friends to join us on May 11th to learn more about the Commission and local government’s role in programs that represent a comprehensive land use strategy for preserving our most important natural resources,” said Thomas F. McKay, President, St. Mary’s County Board of Commissioners. It is very important to keep citizens involved in this effort by offering them an opportunity to ask questions and make recommendations to the Commission.”

Senator Martin G. Madden, chair of the Governor’s Critical Areas Commission, and Ren Serey, executive director, will open the public forum with a presentation including the purpose and responsibilities of the Commission and the processes for development in the critical area for residential and commercial property owners. The agenda also includes presentations by the St. Mary’s Watershed Association, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and the St. Mary’s County Department of Land Use and Growth Management.

For more information, please contact the Public Information Office at 301-475-4200 extension 1340.

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