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Charles Co. Gov. News Briefs


Dog Adoption Fees Waived on Aug. 26

Help celebrate National Dog Day by adopting a loyal companion. The Tri County Animal Shelter is waiving all dog adoption fees on Wednesday Aug. 26 from noon to 5 p.m. If you can’t adopt a dog then celebrate by volunteering at the shelter, donating dog food or toys, or bringing special treats for the animals.

The Tri-County Animal Shelter is located at 6707 Animal Shelter Road in Hughesville. Shelter staff can be reached at 301-932-1713 or 800-903-1992. Adoption hours are Monday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

To view animals available for adoption, visit www.CharlesCountyMD.gov/es/animalshelter/tri-county-animal-shelter or http://www.petfinder.com/shelters/MD112.html to find your “purrfect” pet.

For more information call the shelter at 301-932-1713 or 800-903-1992. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.

Charles County Commissioners’ August Town Hall Meeting Schedule

The Charles County Commissioners invite the public to attend August town hall meetings as scheduled below. The purpose of Commissioner town hall meetings is to take questions from those in attendance and to discuss items of importance to the citizens and the community.

Amanda Stewart, M.Ed. (District 3)
Monday, Aug. 24, 6:30 p.m.
Waldorf West Library, Room A (10405 O'Donnell Place, Waldorf)

Bobby Rucci (District 4)
Commissioner Bobby Rucci will meet with any citizen at any available time or through email, text messaging, or telephone to discuss issues of concern. He may be reached at RucciB@CharlesCountyMD.gov or by calling 301-645-0550.

Future town hall meeting dates are available at www.CharlesCountyMD.gov.

For more information, contact the Public Information Office at 301-885-2779 or PressRoom@CharlesCountyMD.gov. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 866-269-9006.

Planning Commission to Hold Additional Meeting Aug. 31

The Planning Commission voted to add an additional meeting date to their August schedule to allow further discussion on the draft Comprehensive Plan. The meeting is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m., in the Commissioners’ meeting room at the Charles County Government Building (200 Baltimore Street, La Plata).

For more information, contact Clerk to the Planning Commission, Theresa Pickeral, at 301-638-2409 or PickerTh@CharlesCountyMD.gov. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.

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