PUBLIC NOTICE

The County Council of Dorchester County, Maryland will conduct a public hearing at 6:05 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 in Room 110, County Office Building, 501 Court Lane, Cambridge, Maryland 21613 to consider BILL NO. 2020-3 – AN ACT OF THE COUNTY COUNCIL OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND PURSUANT TO SECTION 20-805 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ARTICLE OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND TO REPEAL AND REENACT SECTION 144-37 TO CHAPTER 144, ENTITLED TAXATION, ARTICLE X, ENTITLED BUILDING EXCISE TAX TO THE DORCHESTER COUNTY CODE TO PROVIDE THAT THE BUILDING EXCISE TAX IS SUSPENDED FOR A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS COMMENCING ON JULY 1, 2020 AND ENDING ON JUNE 30, 2022 AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE BUILDING EXCISE TAX DOES NOT APPLY TO BUILDING PERMITS FILED BETWEEN JULY 1, 2020 AND JUNE 30, 2022.

The hearing will be held by conference call, (701) 802-5222, pin no. 873725#. Due to COVID-19 there will be limited public access for the hearing in the County Office Building.

The public is invited to provide comments which are generally limited to three minutes per individual.

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COUNTY COUNCIL OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Jay L. Newcomb, President