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Aquatics

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1. How do I register for an activity?

County Maps

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1. What is GIS
2. When I open the map, I see the header and zoom bar, but no map.
3. Sometimes the map is slow. Can I do anything about it?
4. I'm turning on and off the 2011 aerial but nothing is happening. Why?
5. Why doesn't anything happen when I turn on a layer listed under Map Layers?
6. Why can't I find a street?
7. Why can't I find my address?
8. Why in the map is the address on my house different from the one listed on my tax record?
9. How accurate are the property lines?
10. Information on my tax record is incorrect. Can you fix it?
11. My property lines and address appear in the base map, but my house does not.
12. Is the aerial photography real time?
13. What is Bird Eye View?
14. Is it possible to print a scaled map?
15. Is it possible to download the data in this map in a GIS or CAD format?

Dominion Cove Point Expansion

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1. What is Dominion proposing to do?
2. What is FERC?
3. Who will construct the new facility?
4. When will construction occur?
5. Where will the construction occur?
6. What permit requirements are there for the project?
7. Will the project require the construction of new pipelines leading to the facility?
8. Will union labor be used?
9. Will a permanent industrial pier be installed near the Thomas Johnson Bridge in the Patuxent River?
10. Will the temporary pier near the Thomas Johnson Bridge harm prime oyster areas?
11. Will the temporary pier affect public use of the Solomons public boat ramp and fishing pier?
12. Will the expansion lead to increased LNG tanker traffic in the Chesapeake Bay?
13. Will the project adversely affect our air quality?
14. Will water usage from wells at the site affect the water supply of residents?
15. Why isn’t an environmental impact statement required for the expansion project?
16. Will LNG exports from Cove Point expand the process of natural gas extraction called “fracking” across our region, including in Maryland, where no drilling yet occurs?
17. Is LNG safe and can it explode?
18. What security measures are in place at the facility?
19. Is there an emergency plan in place for the facility?
20. How many jobs will the project create?
21. How much tax revenue will be generated for Calvert County when Cove Point expands?
22. What is the county doing to ensure that the local business community can participate in this project?
23. Why did the county commissioners vote to provide a tax credit on the project to Dominion?
24. Do any other businesses in the county receive tax credits?
25. Is it typical for a county or municipality to offer tax credits to a utility? What is the typical credit amount?
26. Is the state offering any incentives to supplement our credit?
27. Does the tax provision guarantee that Dominion will not locate somewhere else?
28. How is worker transportation being handled?
29. How will worker housing be accommodated?
30. Where will the workers come from?
31. What is the project impact to schools?
32. Will the construction of the Cove Point export facility require the closing of the adjacent Cove Point Park? What about Calvert Cliffs State Park?
33. What about the air emissions from the ships at the pier?
34. Will plant processes release any material into the groundwater?
35. How will groundwater from the onsite wells be used at the facility?
36. What improvements will be made to Cove Point Road and other roadways to minimize the project’s impact on traffic?
37. What about the ballast water in the ships?
38. What is Dominion doing to minimize noise from the facility?
39. Why is a bypass, or additional evacuation road, being built?
40. Who is the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)?
41. Why aren’t we seeking that Dominion use the most current version of NFPA 59A: Standard for the Production, Storage and Handling of Liquefied Natural Gas, 2013 Edition?
42. Has the County adopted NFPA59A standards for LNG facilities?
43. Will the County conduct a quantitative risk analysis?
44. Does Calvert County intend to satisfy its code requirements for LNG terminals by applying NFPA59A 2013?
45. Has the County reviewed the LNG facility explosion in Plymouth, Washington? Can our first responders handle this?
46. Has the county changed their position that they can delegate all of their responsibilities to FERC with regards to evaluating this project from a public safety perspective?
47. Are the County’s first responders prepared to respond to an event at Dominion Cove Point?
48. Why is the county waiving storm water prevention plans for Dominion Resources?
49. Who is liable for accidents caused by Dominion that impact residents or residential properties?
50. Has Dominion established an escrow account to cover the costs of any and all emergencies it causes prior to 2018 when Dominion first starts paying taxes?
51. What is the county and/or Dominion doing for security from all threats (domestic and foreign)?
52. Has Lusby been designated by the County, State or federal government as a High Consequence Area?
53. What is the plan for an emergency involving Dominion Resources’ proposed fracked-gas refinery?
54. Who were the public partners that contributed to that plan?
55. What real world experience makes them subject matter experts? Please include academic and work experience information.
56. Were only “experts” with a vested interest in the project consulted (as in the oil and gas industry people)?
57. What Does FERC do?
58. If Dominion Resources was the only private party that contributed to emergency planning, why? (Isn’t that a little like placing the fox in charge of the hen house?)
59. Is a Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) required by the 2013 NFPA standards (NFPA 59A)?
60. Will Calvert County obtain a copy of the Emergency Response Plan (ERP) submitted by Dominion to the Maryland Public Service Commission on June 26, 2014? Will it be released to the public?
61. Can you assure that the new Emergency Response Plan will be based on NFPA 59A, 2013, that it will be open for public inspection and resident experts can participate in its development?
62. According to a 2006 Maryland study, risks from the current facility could reach 4,265 feet offsite. Is there a guarantee that no risks from the proposed LNG refinery will go offsite?
63. The county says a single evacuation route from the plant is adequate yet a secondary bypass road is planned. Why?
64. How does a bypass road enabling egress from points east of Cove Point Road enhance safety if it takes residents through the 1300-meter consequence zone already identified for the current facility?
65. What is the construction schedule for the bypass road and what will be its effects on commuters and school buses?
66. If a plant incident occurs during school hours, what are the plans for student evacuation?
67. Will the county install air quality monitoring stations to document exposures to residents from Dominion Resources activities in the county before and during construction and once operational?
68. Will the county perform water testing for arsenic and to monitor for depletion as Dominion draws from the Aquia aquifer at Offsite Area A?
69. Will the County monitor and enforce sound levels in the residential community during the construction phase and once the LNG refinery is operational?
70. Are local firefighter volunteers equipped, staffed and capable of responding to a worst-case scenario at the facility?
71. What is the County and/or Dominion doing for security from all threats -- domestic and foreign -- and what is the status of the County Special Operations Team in relation to Dominion security?
72. Why were plant safety standards adopted from the National Fire Protection Association 2001 standards instead of the 2013 edition?
73. Are Lusby and the Cove Point area adjacent to Dominion Resources’ proposed fracked-gas refinery considered a High Consequence Areas, also known as a “sacrifice zone?”
74. In 2005, Washington Gas had a lawsuit with Dominion on damage to pipeline seals because of the change in properties of imported gas. How injurious is fracked gas to pipe seals?
75. Is there a danger of pipeline leaks under Dominion’s operating pressure and maximum allowable operating pressure?

Economic Development

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1. How can my business become a vendor for Calvert County Government?
2. How do I apply for a business license?
3. How do I post job openings for my local business on the county website?
4. How do I find commercial property available for sale or lease?
5. How do I apply for a liquor license?
6. What types of business assistance is available to new and existing businesses?
7. I am interested in holding a ribbon cutting for my business. How can the Department of Economic Development help?
8. How can I be added to your distribution list?
9. How do I find a listing of other businesses in the county?
10. I need financing for my business expansion. Can the department help?
11. Who are Calvert County’s major employers?
12. How can I obtain demographic information for Calvert County?

Election Board

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1. How do I register to vote?
2. Do I have to register to vote before each election?
3. What is the last day to register to vote or make any changes to my registration?
4. How can I verify if I'm already registered?
5. Where is my polling place?
6. Can I vote at any polling place in the county?
7. What are the voting hours on Election Day?
8. Do I have to show identification when I vote?
9. What will the ballot look like?
10. Can I wear a campaign button or T-shirt into my polling place when I go to vote?
11. How do I vote by absentee ballot?
12. May I pick up an absentee ballot for my spouse or child?
13. Are absentee ballots only counted if the votes are close?
14. Who are the Elected Officials in Calvert County?
15. How do I become an election judge?
16. How do I report Voter Fraud?

Main

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1. Where can I find the answers to my frequently asked questions?

OOA

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1. What is a senior center?
2. What senior housing is available in Calvert County?
3. When does Social Security come to Calvert Pines Senior Center?
4. Where can I find programming and support for a senior with developmental disabilities who is able to function relatively independently in a senior center?
5. What legal services are available to seniors?
6. What is the Accessible Homes for Seniors Special Loan program?
7. What is the Medicare Prescription Drug Program or Medicare Part D?

Parks and Recreation

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1. How do I register for an activity?
2. Field Cancellation Policy
3. How do I reserve a field or pavilion?

Personnel

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1. How do I apply for a position with the county?

Public Safety - Fire, Rescue and EMS

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1. When can I burn leaves and debris at my residence?

Public Works

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1. What is the cost of the project and how long will it take?
2. Will there be work on the weekends?
3. Why is a roundabout being constructed?

Purchasing

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1. How can I find out what goods/services are currently being solicited by Calvert County Government?
2. Are there additional business related services offered by the county to assist my business?
3. How can my company obtain Calvert County Government’s current bids?
4. How can my company obtain a bid package?
5. Does Calvert County charge a fee for their bid packages?
6. Can I just stop by and introduce my company and myself to someone in the Purchasing Office or do you take appointments?
7. What is the difference between online and offline bidding?

Tax Sale Information

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1. I am the successful bidder in the tax sale. What do I do now?
2. How long do I have to wait before I can start foreclosure action?
3. How long does the property owner have to redeem the property I purchased?
4. What am I reimbursed for if I am the successful bidder and the property is redeemed?
5. What happens if I do not foreclose on the property?
6. What type of payment is accepted?
7. When do I pay my bid price?

VINE Call Center

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1. What is VINE?
2. When was VINE developed?
3. How does VINE work?
4. Does the VINE Program monitor all inmates?
5. Who can use the VINE Service?
6. How will the citizens of our community learn about the VINE service?
7. What should I tell victims about VINE?
8. What if the inmate is released outside of regular business hours, for example midnight on a Sunday?
9. What if the inmate is transferred out of the custody of a participating institution but is still incarcerated?
10. What if I need help?

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