A public hearing was held today at 6:15 p.m. in the Commissionersí Hearing Room, R. Clayton Mitchell Jr., County Government Center, Chestertown, Maryland, for CHR 3-2013 which is AN ACT to amend Article VI, Section 4 (Special Provisions, Erosion and Sediment Control), Article XI, Section 2 (Definitions), and Article XI, Section 4 (Administration, Enforcement) of the Kent County Land Use Ordinance in order to update the Erosion and Sediment Control Provisions in accordance with the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) 26.17.01, the 2011 Maryland Standards and Specifications and the Stormwater Management Act of 2007 and pursuant to Title 4, Environment Article, Subtitle 1, Annotated Code of Maryland.
County Commissioners, Ronald Fithian, William Pickrum, and William Short were in attendance as well as Ernest Crofoot, County Administrator.
Commissioner Fithian read the proposed legislation into the record.
Commissioner Fithian invited comments and questions from the audience.
Mr. Crofoot stated the legislation is necessary in order for Kent County to be current with State regulatory requirements.
No one else present requested to comment or ask questions.
Written comments will be accepted in the Commissionersí Office until Friday, May 17, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
The hearing was taped for reference and the Commissioners adjourned the public hearing at 6:18 p.m.
Sondra M. Blackiston, Clerk
Ronald H. Fithian, President
The County Commissioners
Of Kent County, Maryland