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2016 Progress Report

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The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners is proud to present its 2016 Progress Report on local government initiatives and accomplishments from the board’s four-year term covering 2014 to 2018.

The Progress Report provides an overview of county government operations in a variety of areas including county finances, economic development, transportation, education and public safety.

Report Highlights
  • Calvert County’s financial management approach helped earn top bond ratings from three independent credit ratings agencies. It was the first time in Calvert County’s history that it received AAA ratings from all agencies. 
  • Recent regulatory reforms support an already growing commercial tax base, positive job growth and increasing tourism expenditures.
  • There was an increase in public safety spending, including funding to provide the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and the fire departments and rescue squads with a new 800 megahertz digital communications system. 
  • The Calvert County Government Fiscal Year 2017 budget provides more than $5 million for land preservation, reinforcing our commitment to maintain Calvert County’s rural character
  • Infrastructure improvements include new sewer pumping stations, a water main extension and a new $3.9 million well and water tower.
  • A new Calvert County animal shelter will be built in Prince Frederick.
  • Building of the new Northern High School is underway and will provide state-of-the-art equipment and accommodations.

View the report online here. Printed copies are available at county libraries and by request by calling 410-535-4583, ext. 2488 or emailing .




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