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TOWN OF OXFORD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Continued to the January 25, 2022 COMMISSIONERS MEETING. Information presented at prior meeting can be viewed here: Pork Alley acquisition recommendations

            Please take notice that the COMMISSIONERS OF OXFORD will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. on the following Ordinance:

Ordinance No. 2119 – AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF OXFORD AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE AND ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 101 HIGH STREET AND 200 MARKET STREET, OXFORD, MARYLAND TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PARKING FOR THE OXFORD HISTORIC COMMERCIAL DISTRICT

A copy of the Ordinance is posted online.  All interested persons are invited to participate and comment.  The public hearing will be held by video conference via Zoom. Instructions for how to access the hearing will be posted at www.oxfordmd.net prior to the meeting. Questions and comments prior to the meeting can be directed to oxfordclerk@goeaston.net.

By Authority: Commissioners of Oxford, 101 Market Street, Oxford Maryland.

Ordinance 2119 – 101 High Street / 200 Market Street Purchase


TOWN OF OXFORD NOTICE OF APPEAL

            Please take notice that the COMMISSIONERS OF OXFORD will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. to consider the appeal of the decision of the Oxford Board of Port Wardens Permit Application #18-01 whereby the Board voted to approve an application filed by Megan Hauck to construct a 104’ long by 6’ wide pier and install one, four-pile boatlift, not to exceed approximately 79” channel-ward. 

All interested persons are invited to participate.  The public hearing will be held by video conference via Zoom. Instructions for how to access the hearing will be posted at www.oxfordmd.net prior to the meeting. Questions and comments prior to the meeting can be directed to oxfordclerk@goeaston.net.

By Authority: Commissioners of Oxford, 101 Market Street, Oxford Maryland.


January 2022 – Transmission is at an all time high for the month and CDC recommendation is masks for anyone in a public setting around people outside of their home. Testing and Vaccinations are readily available from the Talbot County Health Department. 

UPDATE: COVID TESTING is now available 7 days a week from 9 am to 3 pm outside the Cadmus Building in Easton. It is Drive Up only – NO appointment needed.

Talbot County Health Department is now providing “Booster” shots Monday through Friday – see the poster below for location and times. 

COVID Vaccine for children 5-11 years are also available. Call 410-819-5641 to sign up for children’s vaccines. 
 
The Talbot County Health Department will also start offering booster doses with Pfizer for kids age 12-15 on Monday 1/10/22 at the TCHD Vaccine Center. That means everyone 12 and older is now eligible for a booster. Only people 18 years and older are eligible for a booster with Moderna.
Sign up here: bit.ly/3BdZ40G or call 410-819-5641 to schedule in advance.
Walk-ups welcome
Additionally, *anyone* who received a primary vaccine series with Pfizer is now eligible to receive their booster dose 5 months after their 2nd dose, rather than 6 months. So if your 2nd dose of Pfizer was obtained on 8/10/21 or later, you are not eligible for a booster.
 
For the most recent Public Notices, Request for Proposals and Notices of Public Hearings: Public Notices


 

Although the Oxford Commissioners and all Oxford Boards had transitioned to IN PERSON MEETINGS at the beginning of the summer, all meetings have gone back to VIRTUAL or partially virtual meetings for everyone’s safety. Please check meeting dates and agendas on this website for Virtual links to join the meetings. Information regarding town office operations can be found below the following Health Department information. 

Talbot County Health Department

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Due to the high level of COVID transmission in Talbot County, the town office has implemented additional precautions for the protection of residents and staff.

Visitors will be seen for the purpose of conducting necessary business by appointment only.

  • Mail can be dropped in the mail slot to the left of the front door or in the file box inside the lobby when it is open
  • Building permit applications and plans can be dropped in the file box located outside the front door
  • Please leave packages to the right of the front door
  • Building Permit Applications can be download from the town website: www.oxfordmd.net

The staff is available by telephone and email, with email being the preferred method of contact for questions and permitting information:       

 Town Office 410-226-5122 // Urgent Issues 443-496-1761

 For police and all emergency issues dial 911

Information regarding town meetings and virtual links to participate can be found on this website under events and under government agendas. 

Social Distancing protocols are in place and it is requested that visitors wear a mask when inside the town building.


 

 

The Hurricane Season ends on November 30th and this would be as good a time as any to make sure you are prepared before the next season. Visit Ready.Gov to learn more about the risk Hurricanes poses and the advance planning that will keep you and your family safe. Local information can be found at the links below:

Oxford Hurricane Preparation

Talbot County Emergency Services Hurricane Information 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Town of Oxford is pleased to have available the Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for 2020. This report is designed to inform you of the quality of water and services that the town delivers to you every day. The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for 2020 was mailed with the quarterly water bill and can also be found here: CCR 2020

If you live in Oxford’s service area, but do not receive a water bill, you can also pick up a hard copy at the Town Office at 101 Market Street.


For the most recent Notices of Public Hearings and Request for ProposalsPublic Notices/Public Hearings

Other town news and information can be found below and at: News, Calendar and Town Information

Recent Information concerning ongoing efforts to build resilience for Oxford can be found here: Oxford Shoreline Improvements

Information regarding Oxford’s Economic Development efforts can be found here: Oxford Economic Development


The Commissioners of Oxford have established the R Gordon Graves Community Service Scholarship Program, in honor of former Commissioner Gordon Graves, open to all Talbot County Students pursuing post high school education, college or vocational. The chosen applicant/s will receive award/s of $500 to be used towards books and supplies for their post high school education.

More information and the student application form can be found at this link:

 R GORDON GRAVES COMMUNITY SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP

Citizens and businesses wishing to make contributions to the fund in honor of Gordon, should address their check to the Town of Oxford and note in the Memo:  Graves Scholarship Fund. Donations can be mailed to PO Box 339, Oxford, MD 21654 or dropped off at the town office.  


New to Oxford? 
 

NEW!  Text to 911 is now available for Emergencies  Talbot County Emergency Services has just announced that in an Emergency when you cannot make an audio call, you can now Text a message to 911. (This service has been set up with the following carriers: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon.) 


Complete copies of all ordinances, meeting minutes, maps, and other town records are maintained in the Oxford Town Office. This website, and the partial records shown on this website, are provided as a convenience only. This website is not a repository of official public records of the Town of Oxford.