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Public Forum Indian Head JLUS

Public Forum

A second public forum will be held for the Indian Head Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) on Wednesday, March 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Village Green Pavilion, 100 Walter Thomas Road, Indian Head. The purpose of the forum is to present the preliminary findings and recommendations of this cooperative land use planning effort and give community members an opportunity to share their inputs. Read news release.

Rain Barrel Ad

Rain Barrel Workshop

The workshop will be held Saturday, May 2, starting at 11:30 a.m. at the Charles County Government Building Parking lot. -- Register Online -- This hands-on workshop offers practical uses for rain barrels and how they reduce the impact of runoff on our local waterways and the Chesapeake Bay. Participants will have the opportunity to make and take their own rain barrels and learn the technique for later installation at home to become eligible for a tax deduction. Workshops are 30 minutes in length and the last workshop begins at 1:30 p.m. Space is limited. Pre-registration required by April 25. Details: Jackie Takacs (240-393-6508) or Rachel O’Shea (301-396-5237). 

Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

Potomac River Cleanup

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Details: www.PotomacCleanup.org

Volunteers are needed for this year’s Potomac River Watershed Cleanup scheduled for Saturday, April 11, 9 a.m.–Noon. Opportunities range from collecting litter, to leading and organizing a cleanup site. This is an excellent opportunity for students and scouts to earn community service hours! For more information, please call 301-932-3599. 

Available Sites:
Chapel Point State Park (RSVP requested)
Mallows Bay (RSVP requested)
Cobb Island
Marshall Hall 
Nanjemoy

Lincoln 150: On the Trail of the Assassin

Lincoln 150

Spend the weekend in Charles County, MD! Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the Lincoln 150 Commemoration. History comes alive this April 17-19, 2015. Enjoy Civil War re-enactors, encampments, music, theater, guided tours, and food. Learn more by visiting the Lincoln 150 web page.

Economic Data

Economic Data

Learn more about Charles County and our economic statistics, such as population, employment, industries, and more. View Data (pdf)

Vision 2020 Pilot Program

Vision 2020 Pilot Program

“A mission to fight poverty.” Join the Charles County Government as a contributing partner in the new Vision 2020 Pilot Program developed to help empower Charles County families. For details, please call 301-934-0100, or 301-870-3388, ext. 5100. Together, we can improve the lives of Charles County’s citizens in need.

Citizen Notification System

CNS

Charles County Government has replaced its Citizen Notification System (CNS) to provide enhanced communications to the public. The new system offers many new features, including improved text message delivery. All citizens are urged to register for the new system online at www.CharlesCountyMD.gov/CNS.
 

VanGO

VanGO Links to P.G. County

Did you know that VanGO provides service between Brandywine Crossing in Prince George's County to the Pinefield South Shopping Center in Charles County? Learn more.

Charles County Boards and Commissions

Boards and Commissions

The Charles County Commissioners are seeking county residents to fill vacancies on various boards, committees, and commissions. Learn more by reading the web page with a list of vacancies.

Comprehensive Plan

Comprehensive Plan

Learn more about the Comprehensive Plan by visiting the website.

Online you will find a document library, meeting materials, project schedules, message boards, and more.

Charles County Video Tourbook
Public Forum Indian Head JLUS
Rain Barrel Ad
Potomac River Watershed Cleanup
Lincoln 150: On the Trail of the Assassin
Economic Data
Vision 2020 Pilot Program
Citizen Notification System
VanGO
Charles County Boards and Commissions
Comprehensive Plan

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Photo of the Week: March 23-29, 2015
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