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  • Tuesday, February 1, 2022

    • County Executive Pittman to Provide Updates on Winter Snow Response, Campaign Finance Legislation, COVID Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Virtual Event Details:

      Annapolis, Md Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman will provide updates on the County’s winter snow response, campaign finance legislation, and COVID
       

      WHO: Steuart Pittman, Anne Arundel County Executive

      Chris Phipps, Director, Department of Public Works

      Preeti Emerick, Director, Office of Emergency Management

      Dr. Nilesh Kalyanaraman, Anne Arundel County Health Officer
       

      WHEN: Tuesday, February 1 at 11am
       

      WHERE: The event will take place on Zoom. Members of the media should RSVP to Jenny Proebstle at [email protected] to receive the login information. 
       

      The event will be streamed live on:

       
       
    • Arts Council Meeting Time: 5:45pm - 8:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Access to a meeting must be arranged 48 hours prior by emailing [email protected]. The meeting will begin at 5:45 PM.

       
       
    • District 5 Budget Virtual Event Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm Locations: Virtual Event Details:

      Please register to join us via Zoom using the link below for the District 5 Town Hall. Residents in attendance will be given two minutes each to share public testimony about what they would like funded in the county budget. All budget town halls will be streamed live to facebook.com/aacoexec where residents will be able to watch them in full after the meeting, and provide written comments. 
       

      Register Here

       
       
  • Wednesday, February 2, 2022

    • Coffee with a Ranger Time: 9:00am - 10:00am Locations: Fort Smallwood Park Details: Come join a ranger at the Cedar Pavilion of Fort Smallwood Park on Wednesday's from 9-10 AM for a free cup of coffee, tea, or hot cocoa! Ask questions about the park, local flora and fauna, or simply get to know the rangers a little bit better while you enjoy a warm beverage. This is a FREE program, excluding the $6 park entrance fee. All ages welcome, no registration required.
       
       
    • Pollinator Wednesday Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve

      Join staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am - 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 21-Sept 15. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build pollinator gardens. Meet new friends and enjoy interesting conversations. Bring gardening gloves, your favorite tools, and plenty of drinking water. Current health guidelines will be enforced. Ages: 12 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Walk-ins welcome! Groups of five or more please call Debra at 410-222- 8006 to arrange. Proceed through the driveway gate about 1 mile to the second white house.

       
       
    • Laurel Race Course Impact Fund Advisory Committee Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Please click the link below to join the webinar:


      https://aacounty.zoom.us/j/82101680586?pwd=L3FUdnR2Rmp4YmV3M2VGWUlhODNrZz09
      Passcode: EqB.7f4Y

       
       
    • Northern District Police Community Relations Council Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Locations: Northern District 939 Hammonds Lane Brooklyn Park, MD 21225 Details:

      The Police Community Relations Council meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.


      The Anne Arundel County Police-Community Relations Council (PCRC) is a voluntary, independent, self-constituted advisory body.


      Northern District
      939 Hammonds Lane
      Brooklyn Park, MD 21225

       
       
  • Thursday, February 3, 2022

    • Waterbird Survey Time: 7:30am - 9:30am Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Join a periodic survey of waterbirds on freshwater, tidal, marshes at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. The ornithological knowledge and collaborative attitude of our volunteer team creates a phenomenal learning experience. All of this in the beautiful early morning light of the Jug Bay Wetlands, on the Patuxent River. Ages: 12 and older. Free (entrance fee waived). Current health guidelines will be required. COVID mask, social distancing, and registration required. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • Permit Center Late Opening Time: 8:00am - 10:00am Locations: Permit Center 2664 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD. 21401 Details: The Permit Center will open at 10 today for staff training. If you have questions or concerns please contact the Permit Center at (410) 222-7730.
       
       
    • Severn River Commission Meeting Time: 4:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      The Commission meets regularly on the first Thursday of each month at 4:00 PM. 


      The Severn River Commission is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.


      Join Zoom Meeting
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  • Friday, February 4, 2022

    • Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Time: 8:00am - 9:00am Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      The meeting dates should be posted on the County's website to conform with the Maryland Open Meetings Act. 
       

      The meetings are currently being held virtually from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  Matthew Power is Chairman of the Committee.


      Zoom Meeting Login

       
       
    • Delegation Meeting Time: 8:30am - 11:30am Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Members of the Public can view and listen to the meeting on the Maryland General Assembly website.
       

      View Meeting Agendas

       
       
    • Field Work Fridays Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring, and more. Volunteers are welcome to bring a bagged lunch to enjoy after our work is completed. No prior training or experience is necessary to join our Field Work Fridays! Free. Ages 8 and up, minors must be accompanied by a guardian. A notification email will be sent on Thursday to registered participants verifying the project and location. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
  • Saturday, February 5, 2022

    • Bird Walk Time: 7:00am - 9:00am Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Join an avid Jug Bay birder to learn skills for identifying birds by sight and sound. Novice and experienced birders are welcome on this 2-3 mile walk to explore the forests and wetlands in search of the 250+ species of birds that call Jug Bay home, or migrate through. Wear comfortable walking shoes, dress for the weather, and bring a spotting scope and binoculars if you have them. Ages 12 and older. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. Gate opens at 6:45 am for a 7 am prompt start time. Current health guidelines and registration required. Space is limited. To register go to www. jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • Infant and Toddler Sensory Nature Hike Time: 9:30am - 11:00am Locations: South River Farm Park Details:

      This hike is designed with little ones in mind. Research has shown that kids who play outside are calmer, happier, and more imaginative. What better time to introduce them to nature than in these young formative years. Please be prepared to let your little ones get wet and dirty. Older children are welcome when accompanying an infant or toddler! To register for this program call 410-222-1978 or register online at the Program Registration Form.

       
       
  • Sunday, February 6, 2022

    • Community Bulletin Board Time: 12:00am - 12:30am Locations: Channel 99 Details:

      Community Bulletin Board

       
       
    • Blacksmith Shop Workday Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: Stop by the Kinder Farm Park Blacksmith Shop and watch the Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild members forging metal, using various tools. Stand on the sidelines and view a trade that is over 100 years old but still very much alive today at Kinder Farm Park. The Blacksmith Shop is open on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
       
       
  • Monday, February 7, 2022

  • Tuesday, February 8, 2022

  • Wednesday, February 9, 2022

    • Coffee with a Ranger Time: 9:00am - 10:00am Locations: Fort Smallwood Park Details: Come join a ranger at the Cedar Pavilion of Fort Smallwood Park on Wednesday's from 9-10 AM for a free cup of coffee, tea, or hot cocoa! Ask questions about the park, local flora and fauna, or simply get to know the rangers a little bit better while you enjoy a warm beverage. This is a FREE program, excluding the $6 park entrance fee. All ages welcome, no registration required.
       
       
    • Pollinator Wednesday Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve

      Join staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am - 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 21-Sept 15. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build pollinator gardens. Meet new friends and enjoy interesting conversations. Bring gardening gloves, your favorite tools, and plenty of drinking water. Current health guidelines will be enforced. Ages: 12 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Walk-ins welcome! Groups of five or more please call Debra at 410-222- 8006 to arrange. Proceed through the driveway gate about 1 mile to the second white house.

       
       
    • Joint Commission on the Opportunity Gap Meeting Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Meetings are scheduled the second Wednesday of the month from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Location TBD. Meetings will be held virtually until further notice.
       

      Members of the public wishing to observe the meeting should contact Jennifer Purcell at [email protected] for the Zoom link. 
       

      View Meeting Documents

       
       
    • Planning Advisory Board Meeting(Cancelled) Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm Locations: Chesapeake Room, Second Floor, Heritage Office Complex, 2664 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD. Details:

      This meeting of the Planning Advisory Board has been canceled.

       

      The Planning Advisory Board (PAB) makes advisory recommendations to the Planning and Zoning Officer and the County Council relating to the Master Plan, the zoning maps, and rules and regulations relating to zoning.

      Planning Advisory Board Agenda

       
       
    • Veteran Affairs Commission Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      View Meeting Documents

       
       
    • Transportation Commission Meeting Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm Locations: 2664 Riva Road, Heritage Complex, Annapolis, MD 21401 - Independence Room at 2664 Riva Road Details:
      The meetings are currently being held virtually. Login details will be posted before the meeting.
       
       
      These meetings will start at 6:30 PM until usually about 8:00 PM, unless there are a lot of agenda items or a lot of discussions, then it may go past 8:00 PM.
       
       
       
    • Western District Police Community Relations Council Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Locations: Western District Police Station 8273 Telegraph Road Odenton 21113 Details:

      The Police Community Relations Council meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.
       

      The Anne Arundel County Police-Community Relations Council (PCRC) is a voluntary, independent, self-constituted advisory body.
       

      Western District
      8273 Telegraph Road
      Odenton, MD 21113

       
       
  • Thursday, February 10, 2022

  • Friday, February 11, 2022

    • Delegation Meeting Time: 8:30am - 11:30am Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Members of the Public can view and listen to the meeting on the Maryland General Assembly website.
       

      View Meeting Agendas

       
       
    • Planning Advisory Board Meeting Time: 8:30am - 4:00pm Locations: Zoom Meeting - see details below Details:

      The Board’s tentative agenda is:

      8:30   *Call to Order

      *Approval of Agenda

      *Approval of Meeting Minutes (January 26, 2022)

      8:35   *Presentations by the Office of Budget

      *Spending Affordability

      *Capital Projects Overview

      9:15    *Capital Projects Review: Public Safety - Office of Emergency Management

      9:45    Break

      10:00  *Capital Projects Review: Public Safety - Police 

      10:30  *Capital Projects Review: Public Safety - Fire

      11:00   *Capital Projects Review: Public Safety - Sheriff

      11:15    *Capital Projects Review: Public Safety – Detention Facilities

      11:30   *Capital Projects Review: General County – Aging and Disabilities

      12:00   Lunch

      1:00     *Capital Projects Review: Board of Education (AACPS)

        *Capital Projects Review: General County – School Offsite

      2:15     *Capital Projects Review: General County – Information Technology

        *Capital Projects Review: Public Safety – Information Technology

      2:30     Break

      2:45     *Capital Projects Review: College (AACC)

      3:15     *Capital Projects Review: Library (AACPL)

      3:45     *Adjournment

      * Indicates Planning Advisory Board discussion. No public comment will be received during these items.

      Next Meeting: February 18, 2022

       

      How to attend this meeting:

      This meeting is via Zoom webinar. No registration is required for this meeting. Use the link and passcode below to attend the meeting.

      Please join the meeting 10 minutes before a presentation of interest in case the meeting is running ahead of schedule.

       

      Zoom Webinar link:

      https://aacounty.zoom.us/j/86497882399?pwd=RTlHbGc4ZmxtMEZWNElpR3BmcEpVdz09

      Passcode: [email protected]!Ch

       

      Or Telephone: US: +1 301 715 8592

      Webinar ID: 864 9788 2399

      Passcode: 99812903

       

      For more information, please see the full Planning Advisory Board Meeting Agenda

       
       
    • Field Work Fridays Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring, and more. Volunteers are welcome to bring a bagged lunch to enjoy after our work is completed. No prior training or experience is necessary to join our Field Work Fridays! Free. Ages 8 and up, minors must be accompanied by a guardian. A notification email will be sent on Thursday to registered participants verifying the project and location. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
  • Saturday, February 12, 2022

    • Cupid's Day Out Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Locations: North Arundel Aquatic Center Details:

      Drop-off begins at 9:00 a.m., children must be picked up by 3:00 p.m. Activities include games, swimming, pizza, and movies. Children should wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. Bring a swimsuit and towel. Masks are required. $22.00 early registration fee by the Friday before, $34.00 registration fee on Saturday of the event. Space is limited, early registration is recommended.

      ActiveNet #28712

       
       
    • Paws for Reading Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Mountain Road Community Library Details:

      Children in elementary school improve reading skills while enjoying the attention of of a puppy dog tutor!  Please stop by the library or call (410) 222-6699 to reserve a 15 minute slot.
       
      More Info

       
       
    • Winter on the South River - A Guided Hike Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm Locations: South River Farm Park Details: Let’s explore the South River tributaries during the winter season and discover all it has to offer. Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. To register for this program call 410-222-1978 or register online at the Program Registration Form.
       
       
  • Sunday, February 13, 2022

    • Community Bulletin Board Time: 12:00am - 12:30am Locations: Channel 99 Details:

      Community Bulletin Board

       
       
    • Blacksmith Shop Workday Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: Stop by the Kinder Farm Park Blacksmith Shop and watch the Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild members forging metal, using various tools. Stand on the sidelines and view a trade that is over 100 years old but still very much alive today at Kinder Farm Park. The Blacksmith Shop is open on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
       
       
  • Monday, February 14, 2022

    • Ethics Commission Meeting(Cancelled) Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm Locations: 2666 Riva Road Annapolis, MD 21401 Details:

      The Ethics Commission is regularly scheduled to meet on the second Monday of each month, beginning at 4:00 p.m., in the commission’s office, unless rescheduled by the commission.  The commission will also have a contingent meeting scheduled for the third Monday of each month. The open portion of the meeting is usually quite brief, about 5-15 minutes.  Visitors are welcome to attend the open portion of the meeting.  If a person would like to bring a matter to the commission's attention or otherwise be heard during either the open or closed portion of the meeting, that person must notify the commission at least 24 hours prior to the meeting, providing that person's name and contact information. The commission has the discretion to permit a person to address the commission during a meeting, and may limit the time for the remarks of any speaker. The commission will not respond to questions or comments during a meeting, but upon request, will respond in writing to any speaker within a reasonable time after the meeting.  

       
       
    • Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Members learn and practice new techniques as they work on their projects. No registration required. No gate fees. 
       
       
  • Tuesday, February 15, 2022

    • County Council Work Session (Virtual) Time: 9:00am - 11:00am Locations: Arundel Center - 44 Calvert Street Annapolis MD, 21401, Council Chambers Details: Worksessions are subject to change.  Please view the Printable Meeting Schedule link on the main Council web page for information on an upcoming worksession.
       
       
    • County Executive Pittman to Provide Updates on County Operations, COVID Response Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Virtual Event Details:

      Annapolis, Md Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman will provide updates on County operations and COVID response.
       

      WHO: Steuart Pittman, Anne Arundel County Executive
       

      WHEN: Tuesday, February 15 at 11am
       

      WHERE: The event will take place on Zoom. Members of the media should RSVP to Jenny Proebstle at [email protected] to receive the login information. 
       

      The event will be streamed live on:

       
       
    • Retirement and Board of Trustees Meeting Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. The link to the meeting is:

       

      Join Zoom Meeting https://aacounty.zoom.us/j/86720014420?pwd=T01hUEZYU09KWlpaRlRRR1RmeDZxQT09 Meeting ID: 867 2001 4420 Passcode: AmqM4D4* One tap mobile +13017158592,,86720014420#,,,,*37991770# US (Washington DC) +14702509358,,86720014420#,,,,*37991770# US (Atlanta) Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 470 250 9358 US (Atlanta) +1 470 381 2552 US (Atlanta) +1 669 219 2599 US (San Jose) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) 833 548 0276 US Toll-free 888 475 4499 US Toll-free Meeting ID: 867 2001 4420 Passcode: 37991770 Find your local number: https://aacounty.zoom.us/u/ksY7K8d34 Join by Skype for Business https://aacounty.zoom.us/skype/86720014420

      Should you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact me at 410-222-7595.

       

      View Meeting Documents

       
       
    • Liquor Board Hearing Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm Locations: Arundel Center, 44 Calvert Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 . Council Chambers Details:

      ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

      AGENDA FOR HEARING ON FEBRUARY 15, 2022

      6:00 PM

      COUNTY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

      44 CALVERT STREET

      ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND

       
       
    • Reunión sobre el Presupuesto en Español Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Locations: Virtual Event Details:

      Únase al Ejecutivo del Condado Steuart Pittman el Martes 15 de Febrero a las 6:00 p.m. para nuestra Reunión Pública sobre el Presupuesto en Español. 


      Regístrese aquí 

       
       
    • LPPRP Presentation Town Hall #1 Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm Locations: Zoom Meeting - see details below Details:

      The Department of Recreation and Parks will host two virtual Town Hall meetings to present the draft 2022 Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan (LPPRP) and receive citizen comments.  The Plan evaluates the demand for parklands and recreational facilities based on need, proximity, and equity and outlines goals and priorities for the next five, ten, and fifteen years. 

      The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, February 15, and Thursday, February 24, both at 6:30 pm.  Please register to join us via Zoom using links below. Residents in attendance will be given two minutes each to share public testimony about the draft LPPRP and the future of our parks and recreation system. The draft Plan and a link to share your written comments may be found on the Parks and Rec website at https://www.aacounty.org/departments/recreation-parks/about-us/lpprp/index.html.

       

      Zoom link to register for the 2/15 meeting:

      https://aacounty.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AKEogB_oQTynFVoQTFLJmg

       
       
  • Wednesday, February 16, 2022

    • Coffee with a Ranger Time: 9:00am - 10:00am Locations: Fort Smallwood Park Details: Come join a ranger at the Cedar Pavilion of Fort Smallwood Park on Wednesday's from 9-10 AM for a free cup of coffee, tea, or hot cocoa! Ask questions about the park, local flora and fauna, or simply get to know the rangers a little bit better while you enjoy a warm beverage. This is a FREE program, excluding the $6 park entrance fee. All ages welcome, no registration required.
       
       
    • Pollinator Wednesday Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve

      Join staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am - 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 21-Sept 15. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build pollinator gardens. Meet new friends and enjoy interesting conversations. Bring gardening gloves, your favorite tools, and plenty of drinking water. Current health guidelines will be enforced. Ages: 12 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Walk-ins welcome! Groups of five or more please call Debra at 410-222- 8006 to arrange. Proceed through the driveway gate about 1 mile to the second white house.

       
       
    • Anne Arundel County COVID-19 Vigil Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm Locations: The People’s Park, 43 Calvert Street, Annapolis Details:

       

       

      Annapolis, Md Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman will host a COVID-19 vigil marking the County’s 1,000th death from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic

       

      WHO: Steuart Pittman, Anne Arundel County Executive

      Pastor Gay Green-Carden, Chair, Inter-Faith Advisory Council

      Residents who have lost loved ones to COVID-19

       

      WHEN: Wednesday, February 16 at 5:30 p.m.

       

      WHERE: The People’s Park, 43 Calvert Street, Annapolis

       

      The event will be streamed live on:

       
       
    • LDC Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Due to COVID-19 all meetings are being held via Zoom.
       

      If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to [email protected].
       

      Call in details will be provided upon receipt of your RSVP.

       
       
    • Eastern District Police Community Relations Council Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Locations: Eastern District Police Station 204 Pasadena Road Pasadena 21122 Details:

      The Police Community Relations Council meetings are held on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.


      The Anne Arundel County Police-Community Relations Council (PCRC) is a voluntary, independent, self-constituted advisory body.


      Eastern District
      204 Pasadena Road
      Pasadena, MD 21122 

       
       
  • Thursday, February 17, 2022

    • Waterbird Survey Time: 7:30am - 9:30am Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Join a periodic survey of waterbirds on freshwater, tidal, marshes at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. The ornithological knowledge and collaborative attitude of our volunteer team creates a phenomenal learning experience. All of this in the beautiful early morning light of the Jug Bay Wetlands, on the Patuxent River. Ages: 12 and older. Free (entrance fee waived). Current health guidelines will be required. COVID mask, social distancing, and registration required. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • Agricultural Advisory Board Meeting Time: 9:00am - 11:00am Locations: Virtual Meeting Details: This will be a Zoom meeting. If anyone is interested in attending the meeting, please notify Billy Gorski before Thursday 2/17/2022, at 410-222-2869 to obtain access to the meeting.
       
       
    • Rabies & Microchip Clinic Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm Locations: 411 Maxwell Frye Road Millersville, MD 21108 Details:

      Notice Regarding Rabies Clinics

      Low cost rabies vaccinations and microchip implantations are available on specific Thursdays (except holidays) for a period of 3 hours at Anne Arundel County Animal Care & Control. Times are dependent on the season and we do have some clinics with special hours. The veterinarian leaves promptly at the end time for the clinic. Depending on the length of the line, Animal Care & Control may conclude the line at an appropriate time to ensure all individuals remaining in line receive the services.

      Please note clinics are weather permitting and may be canceled for high temperatures, low temperatures, precipitation, air quality or any other factors that may increase risks to citizens or animals at the outdoor clinic.

      A few things to note:
      • Clinic attendees MUST BE Anne Arundel County County Residents
      • Attendees MUST be wearing a mask over their mouth & nose to enter the building. We encourage mask wearing even outside in line.
      • All dogs MUST BE ON A LEASH
      • All cats MUST BE IN A CARRIER
      • License renewals must be mailed in or taken into the lobby of Animal Care & Control (masks must be worn if entering a County building)
      • Rabies Vaccination cost is $5.00
      • Microchip Implantation is $20.00
       

       

      More information

       
       
    • Citizens Environmental Commission Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Please click the link below to join the webinar:
       

      https://aacounty.zoom.us/j/82752682107?pwd=N3Y0cFVRWEcvSUdkalFHTDlZdzc2QT09
       

      Passcode: +cx$5RD%
      Or by phone: (301) 715-8592


      Webinar ID: 827 5268 2107
      Passcode: 74593851

       
       
    • Human Relations Commission Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Meeting Information

       
      The Human Relations Commission meets on the third Thursday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Monthly Meetings are currently being held online via Zoom and/or Arundel TV.
       

      Please click the link below to join the webinar:
      https://aacounty.zoom.us/j/81502848567?pwd=UWxhMkIxUVNLN09zTitsd0pvaUgwdz09
      Passcode: hDbtP$.2


       

       
       
    • Region 2 Stakeholder Advisory Committee Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Meeting will be held via Zoom; please view the agenda for login details. 

      Please visit the Region Planning process website for more information and to sign up for updates.

       
       
    • Southern District Police Community Relations Council Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm Locations: Southern District Police Station 35 Stepneys Lane Edgewater 21037 Details:

      The Police Community Relations Council meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m.


      The Anne Arundel County Police-Community Relations Council (PCRC) is a voluntary, independent, self-constituted advisory body.
       

      Southern District
      35 Stepneys Lane
      Edgewater, MD 21037

       
       
  • Friday, February 18, 2022

    • Delegation Meeting Time: 8:30am - 11:30am Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Members of the Public can view and listen to the meeting on the Maryland General Assembly website.
       

      View Meeting Agendas

       
       
    • Planning Advisory Board Meeting Time: 8:30am - 4:00pm Locations: Zoom Meeting - see details below Details:
      The Board’s tentative agenda is:

      8:30    *Call to Order

                  *Approval of Agenda

      8:35     *Capital Projects Review: General County – Health Department

      9:00     *Capital Projects Review: Transportation

      9:30     *Capital Projects Review: General County - Roads and Bridges

      10:00   *Capital Projects Review: Traffic Control

      10:15     Break

      10:30    *Capital Projects Review: Recreation and Parks
                    *Capital Projects Review: General County – Recreation and Parks

      12:00     Lunch

      1:00       *Capital Projects Review: Dredging

      1:15        *Capital Projects Review: Stormwater Runoff Controls
                    *Capital Projects Review: Water Quality Improvements
                    *Capital Projects Review: Watershed Protection & Restoration Fund

      2:15       *Capital Projects Review: Waste Management
                    *Capital Projects Review: Wastewater
                    *Capital Projects Review: Water

      3:15       *Capital Projects Review: Central Services

      3:45      *Adjournment
      * Indicates Planning Advisory Board discussion. No public comment will be received during these items.

       

      Next Meeting: February 23, 2022


      How to attend this meeting:
      This meeting is via Zoom webinar. No registration is required for this meeting. Use the link and
      passcode below to attend the meeting.

      Please join the meeting 10 minutes before a presentation of interest in case the meeting is
      running ahead of schedule.


      Zoom Webinar link:
      https://aacounty.zoom.us/j/89696264051?pwd=TS81QmJtVmhHQ3NEM1BHS3Q0RnVEdz09
      Passcode: TQX=sp3G


      Or Telephone:
      US: +1 301 715 8592
      Webinar ID: 896 9626 4051
      Passcode: 30087317

       
       
       For more information, please see the full Planning Advisory Board Agenda
       
       
    • Field Work Fridays Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring, and more. Volunteers are welcome to bring a bagged lunch to enjoy after our work is completed. No prior training or experience is necessary to join our Field Work Fridays! Free. Ages 8 and up, minors must be accompanied by a guardian. A notification email will be sent on Thursday to registered participants verifying the project and location. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • Stream Water Chemistry Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content, and other parameters, at important streams feeding Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. This is a great way to learn how to use professional equipment, see the park, and become involved in habitat monitoring efforts. Free. Must be 18 to volunteer without a guardian. Current health guidelines will be required. Registration required. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • Area Agency Advisory Council on Aging Meeting Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Virtual Event Details:

      Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://aacounty.zoom.us/j/89895570490?pwd=VVRacTdqeUJrazhVWjRMTkhDbUNDQT09

      Passcode: w2keHgk+

      Or One tap mobile : US: +13017158592,,89895570490#,,,,*57403050# or +14702509358,,89895570490#,,,,*57403050#
       

      Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 470 250 9358 or +1 470 381 2552 or +1 669 219 2599 or +1 669 900 6833 or 833 548 0276 (Toll Free) or 888 475 4499 (Toll Free)
       

      Webinar ID: 898 9557 0490
      Passcode: 57403050

       

      View Agendas

       
       
  • Saturday, February 19, 2022

    • Stream Water Chemistry Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content, and other parameters, at important streams feeding Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. This is a great way to learn how to use professional equipment, see the park, and become involved in habitat monitoring efforts. Free. Must be 18 to volunteer without a guardian. Current health guidelines will be required. Registration required. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.

      2nd Session from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

       
       
    • Great Backyard Bird Count Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Locations: South River Farm Park Details: Come join us and be part of a global great backyard bird count. Participate in counting all the birds we hear and see at the park. Bring Binoculars if you have them and a field guide if you like. To register for this program call 410-222-1978 or register online at the Program Registration Form.
       
       
  • Sunday, February 20, 2022

    • Community Bulletin Board Time: 12:00am - 12:30am Locations: Channel 99 Details:

      Community Bulletin Board

       
       
    • Anne Arundel Bird Club Walk Time: 8:00am - 11:00am Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details: Join Anne Arundel Bird Club Members Sue and Alan Young on a bird walk around the park. See how many resident and migrant birds you can spot! Participants should bring good walking shoes and binoculars (not required, but helpful!) Park admission fee is waived for participants. Upon arrival, inform the gate attendant that you are with the Anne Arundel Bird Club. Meet at Blue Heron Center Parking Lot.
       
       
    • Blacksmith Shop Workday Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: Stop by the Kinder Farm Park Blacksmith Shop and watch the Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild members forging metal, using various tools. Stand on the sidelines and view a trade that is over 100 years old but still very much alive today at Kinder Farm Park. The Blacksmith Shop is open on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
       
       
  • Monday, February 21, 2022

    • Washington's Birthday Time: All Day Locations: All County Offices Details:
       
       
    • Early Childhood Coalition Meeting Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      https://meet.google.com/ydv-pert-xqf?authuser=0&hs=122

       

      View Agenda

       
       
    • Ethics Commission Contingent Meeting (only if called) Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm Locations: 2666 Riva Road Annapolis, MD 21401 Details:

      The Ethics Commission is regularly scheduled to meet on the second Monday of each month, beginning at 4:00 p.m., in the commission’s office, unless rescheduled by the commission.  The commission will also have a contingent meeting scheduled for the third Monday of each month. The open portion of the meeting is usually quite brief, about 5-15 minutes.  Visitors are welcome to attend the open portion of the meeting.  If a person would like to bring a matter to the commission's attention or otherwise be heard during either the open or closed portion of the meeting, that person must notify the commission at least 24 hours prior to the meeting, providing that person's name and contact information. The commission has the discretion to permit a person to address the commission during a meeting, and may limit the time for the remarks of any speaker. The commission will not respond to questions or comments during a meeting, but upon request, will respond in writing to any speaker within a reasonable time after the meeting.  

       
             
       
       
    • Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Members learn and practice new techniques as they work on their projects. No registration required. No gate fees. 
       
       
  • Tuesday, February 22, 2022

  • Wednesday, February 23, 2022

    • Coffee with a Ranger Time: 9:00am - 10:00am Locations: Fort Smallwood Park Details: Come join a ranger at the Cedar Pavilion of Fort Smallwood Park on Wednesday's from 9-10 AM for a free cup of coffee, tea, or hot cocoa! Ask questions about the park, local flora and fauna, or simply get to know the rangers a little bit better while you enjoy a warm beverage. This is a FREE program, excluding the $6 park entrance fee. All ages welcome, no registration required.
       
       
    • Pollinator Wednesday Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve

      Join staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am - 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 21-Sept 15. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build pollinator gardens. Meet new friends and enjoy interesting conversations. Bring gardening gloves, your favorite tools, and plenty of drinking water. Current health guidelines will be enforced. Ages: 12 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Walk-ins welcome! Groups of five or more please call Debra at 410-222- 8006 to arrange. Proceed through the driveway gate about 1 mile to the second white house.

       
       
    • Self-Insurance Fund Committee Meeting Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      The Self-Insurance Fund Committee meets on the 4th Wednesday of every month at 2:30pm. 

       

      View meeting documents

       
       
    • Inter-Faith Council Meeting Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Please click the link below to join the webinar:


      https://aacounty.zoom.us/j/85765977393?pwd=YkpoakxkUkJjRVUwd2hzTTJ0V1A4dz09


      Passcode: Z3b$zn1^

       
       
    • Planning Advisory Board Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm Locations: Zoom Meeting - see details below Details:

      The Board’s tentative agenda is:

      *Call to Order
      *Approval of Agenda
      *Approval of Minutes (February 11, 2022)
      Parole Town Center Master Plan
      *Presentation from Long Range Planning Staff
      *PAB Discussion and Questions Public Hearing – Oral Testimony
      Interim Deliberations on the Capital Budget and Program FY2023-FY2028
      *PAB Deliberation
      * Indicates Planning Advisory Board discussion. No public comment will be received during these items

      You must sign up to speak

      To sign up to provide oral testimony about the Parole Town Center Master Plan please submit a request to [email protected] or call 410-222-7432 by 5 PM on Monday, February 21, 2022.

      • HOAs, groups, and representatives may speak for 5 minutes. The speaker must provide permission to speak for this organization on the organization’s letterhead.
      • Individuals may speak for 3 minutes.
      • If you have handouts, please provide a copy to the PAB secretary via [email protected] to distribute.

      How to attend this meeting:

      Please use the link below to register for the webinar. After registering to attend the Zoom, you will receive a confirmation email containing a link to join the webinar. If you require assistance registering for the Zoom, call 410-222-7432.

      Please note: registering for the webinar does not register you to provide oral testimony. Please follow the steps above if you would like to provide oral testimony.

      Zoom webinar registration link:

      https://aacounty.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xh9EWvzpSoqVbSnHL9Fihg

       

      Written Testimony:

      To provide written testimony for PAB consideration concerning the Parole Town Center Master Plan, email your comments to [email protected] between February 23 and 8 AM on March 9, 2022.

       

      For more information, please see the full Planning Advisory Board Meeting Agenda
       
       
    • Region 4 Stakeholder Advisory Committee Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Meeting will be held via Zoom; please view the agenda for login details. 

      Please visit the Region Planning process website for more information and to sign up for updates.

       
       
    • 2022 Few of the Many Awards Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm Locations: Blue Heron Center, Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis Details:

      Annapolis, Md Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and the Caucus of African American Leaders will host the third annual "Few of the Many" Awards in honor of Black History Month.

       

      WHO: Steuart Pittman, Anne Arundel County Executive

      Carl Snowden, Caucus of African American Leaders

      Lisa Rodvien, Anne Arundel County Councilmember

      Congressman Elijah Cummings Award recipients

      Sojourner Truth Award recipients

      View the full list of award recipients at aacounty.org/fewofthemany

       

      WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 pm

       

      WHERE: Blue Heron Center, Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis

       

      The event will be streamed live on:

       
       
  • Thursday, February 24, 2022

    • Youth Advisory Council Meeting Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: See Description Details:

      Members of the public who are interested in observing this meeting can contact Jennifer Purcell  at [email protected] for the meeting link and additional information.

       
       
    • Laurel Race Course Impact Fund Advisory Committee Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details: Members of the public can join the webinar using this link:
      https://aacounty.zoom.us/j/83360187018?pwd=TkFES2RER1V4T25QTm03VVBpdWRYZz09
      Passcode: b1!VpQdH
       
       
    • LPPRP Presentation Town Hall #2 Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm Locations: Zoom Meeting - see details below Details:

      The Department of Recreation and Parks will host two virtual Town Hall meetings to present the draft 2022 Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan (LPPRP) and receive citizen comments.  The Plan evaluates the demand for parklands and recreational facilities based on need, proximity, and equity and outlines goals and priorities for the next five, ten, and fifteen years. 

      The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, February 15, and Thursday, February 24, both at 6:30 pm.  Please register to join us via Zoom using links below. Residents in attendance will be given two minutes each to share public testimony about the draft LPPRP and the future of our parks and recreation system. The draft Plan and a link to share your written comments may be found on the Parks and Rec website at https://www.aacounty.org/departments/recreation-parks/about-us/lpprp/index.html.

      Zoom link to register for the 2/24 meeting:

      https://aacounty.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PtTT1CdhSmODuq8dDWtNYQ

       
       
  • Friday, February 25, 2022

    • Delegation Meeting Time: 8:30am - 11:30am Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Members of the Public can view and listen to the meeting on the Maryland General Assembly website.
       

      View Meeting Agendas

       
       
    • Field Work Fridays Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring, and more. Volunteers are welcome to bring a bagged lunch to enjoy after our work is completed. No prior training or experience is necessary to join our Field Work Fridays! Free. Ages 8 and up, minors must be accompanied by a guardian. A notification email will be sent on Thursday to registered participants verifying the project and location. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
  • Saturday, February 26, 2022

    • Mindfulness Hike Time: 10:00am - 11:30am Locations: South River Farm Park Details: Take a moment to escape the busy work week and take a mindful hike. Slow down, breathe, and take in the beauty of South River Farms Park. To register for this program call 410-222-1978 or register online at the Program Registration Form.
       
       
    • Pysanky: Ukrainian Egg Decorating Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Create a beautiful egg in the time-honored Ukrainian tradition of Pysanky, or create a symbolic piece of art to invoke a new world vision. This workshop will explore the art in a free form, using symbolism that tells a specific story and holds a deliberate intention. Each participant will receive a Pysanky kit containing the basic tools and materials required for the class. Instructor Coreen Weilminster has been making Pysanky for over 20 years. Participants must bring an empty egg carton to transport their piece home safely and a bag lunch/ snack. Pre-registration and payment is required by February 10th to purchase kits. No refunds after February 10th. Ages: 12 and up. Maximum of 15 participants. Fee: $35/person, includes materials and Pysanky kit to keep. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • Magnificent Marsh Mammals Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: What mammals inhabit our lovely marshes at Jug Bay? Find out, and perhaps see some in person on an evening hike through the woods and along the edge of the marsh. Join Chuck Hatcher, Jug Bay’s resident expert on otters, for a 1-3 mile walk. Look and listen for signs of activity while Chuck shares interesting facts about these magnificent marsh mammals. Bring a flashlight. All ages. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. Registration and current health guidelines required. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
  • Sunday, February 27, 2022

    • Community Bulletin Board Time: 12:00am - 12:30am Locations: Channel 99 Details:

      Community Bulletin Board

       
       
    • Blacksmith Shop Workday Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: Stop by the Kinder Farm Park Blacksmith Shop and watch the Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild members forging metal, using various tools. Stand on the sidelines and view a trade that is over 100 years old but still very much alive today at Kinder Farm Park. The Blacksmith Shop is open on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
       
       
  • Monday, February 28, 2022

    • Operation Cram the Cruiser Time: 9:00am - 11:00am Locations: Eastern District Police Station 204 Pasadena Road Pasadena 21122 Details: Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Eastern District PACT (Police & Community Together) is hosting a Cram the Cruiser event this February. The donated items will be given to local nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Examples of NEW items to be collected are; puzzles, small games, playing cards, coloring books & supplies, books, and personal care items. Anyone interested can drop off the items at Eastern District (204 Pasadena Road 24/7) during the month of February. We are inviting members of the media to please spread the word of this donation drive and please join us on February 28, 2022, at 9 a.m. at Eastern District to watch us Cram the Cruiser! If your outlet is interested in covering this story please email [email protected] or call Media Relations Office at 410-222-8700.

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    • Maritime Industry Advisory Board Meeting Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm Locations: 2660 Riva Road, Annapolis MD. 21401 Details: View Meeting Documents
       
       
    • Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details: The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Members learn and practice new techniques as they work on their projects. No registration required. No gate fees.