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May 29, 2018

We have only had a couple of days to review the plan but this is what we have noted so far:

The Good:

  • It is finally a complete draft of the Plan, with a Purpose Statement, a Heritage Section, a Government and Community Facilities section, and an implementation sectio...

It was rainy and chilly on the evening of March 28th, but residents filled the seats of Calvert High School Cafeteria to learn about the importance of Calvert’s rural landscapes, the status of land preservation, and to discuss next steps.

Key points from the speakers:

Ja...

It was rainy and chilly on the evening of March 28th, but residents filled the seats of Calvert High School Cafeteria to learn about the importance of Calvert’s rural landscapes, the status of land preservation, and to discuss next steps.

Key points from the speakers:

Ja...

One of the goals of Keep Calvert Country is to support and promote local businesses in any way we can. The purpose of this blog is to alert local businesses that on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 the Planning Commission will review proposed amendments regarding Architect...

What is the Comprehensive Plan and how does it affect citizens personally? Why should we be concerned about the New Plan? What can you do about it?

January 30, 2018

Why Is The County’s Consultant Understating The Obvious?

We appreciate the Planning Commission’s responsiveness to citizen concerns at its January 10th meeting on the Comprehensive Plan and appreciate their desire to have a transportation study done before the Comprehen...

With good soils, temperate climate, 40 inches of rain annually, and a peninsula located on the most prolific estuary in the nation, Calvert County was naturally one of the first places colonized in the 1600s. Until the middle of the 20th Century, rural economies were “...

December 16, 2017

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted to the Recorder as Keep Calvert Country’s Response to the Board of County Commissioners’ (BoCC) “Open Letter” dated December 12, 2017. Scroll down to see our "Point-by-Point" Responses.

First of all, we assume that all p...

December 15, 2017

As currently drafted, the new comprehensive plan is likely to create the worst traffic backups this county has ever seen. The worst traffic congestion will begin in Prince Frederick.

When it was adopted in 1989, the Prince Frederick Master Plan predicted big increases i...

November 11, 2017

Calvert County is a great place to live because of the level of citizen participation and engagement over the last 50 years. Unfortunately, the process for citizen participation has changed.

Leading up to the preparation of the 1974 Comprehensive Plan, citizens were inv...

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