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Notice of Public Hearing (Virtual)
Monday November 2, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
Notice is hereby given by the Commissioners of the Town of Emmitsburg, Maryland (the "Commissioners"), that a public hearing on Annexation Resolution No. 2020-11R (the "Annexation Resolution") is scheduled for November 2, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. at 300A South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 and all interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing and present their views.

The Annexation Resolution was introduced on September 8, 2020 during a regular meeting of the Commissioners and proposes and recommends that the boundaries of the Town of Emmitsburg (the "Town") be changed so as to annex and include within the boundaries of the Town two (2) parcels of real property consisting in the aggregate of 85.3863 acres of land, more or less, contiguous and adjacent to the southern eastern boundaries of the Town, being all of the land conveyed by Horace H. Waybright and Jeffrey H. Waybright unto the Town of Emmitsburg by deed dated 25 November, 1986 and recorded among the land records of Frederick County in Liber 1379, folio 732 and all of the land conveyed by Harry H. Swormley, Jr. & Helen Swormley unto The Burgess and Commissioners of Emmitsburg by deed dated  23 July, 1958 and recorded among the land records of Frederick County in Liber 603, folio 43 and more particularly described as follows:

Beginning for the same at the end of the 13th line of resolution #2006-08R, said point being on the outline of the land conveyed by the Horace H. Waybright and Jeffrey H. Waybright unto the Town of Emmitsburg by deed dated 25 November 1986, and recorded among the land records of Frederick County in Liber 1379 Folio 732, thence as now surveyed by R.F. Gauss & Associates, Inc., Land Surveyors, and running with said land in part the following 19 courses and distances: 

(1)               North 64 degrees 58' 57" East 15.56' to a point, thence

(2)               South 25 degrees 01' 03" East 205.07' to a point, thence

(3)               South 21degrees 13' 17" East 572.21' to a point

(4)               South 29 degrees 36' 58" East 293.34' to a point in Flat Run, thence

(5)               South 50 degrees 53' 42" West 158.52' to a point, thence

(6)               South 11 degrees 41' 07" East 557.57' to a point, thence

(7)               South 64 degrees 01' 51" West 464.42' to a point in Toms Creek

(8)               North 66 degrees 05' 26" West 160.00' to a point, thence

(9)               North 58 degrees 05' 26" West 132.00' to a point in said creek, thence

(10)                       North 88 degrees 05' 26" West 132.00' to a point in said creek, thence

(11)                       South 42 degrees 09' 34" West 198.00' to a point in said creek, thence

(12)                       South 53 degrees 24' 34" West 141.90' to a point in said creek, thence

(13)                       South 74 degrees 54' 34" West 792.00' to a point in or near said creek, thence

(14)                       South 61 degrees 24' 34" West 179.85' to a point in or near said creek, thence

(15)                       South 57 degrees 24' 34" West 115.50' to a point in said creek, thence

(16)                       South 48 degrees 09' 34" West 198.00' to a point in or near said creek, thence

(17)                       North 77 degrees 35' 26" West 257.55' to a point in said creek, said point being on the      right of way line of Creamery Road as shown on Plat Book 34 Page 36, thence   with said right of way line.

(18)                       North 03 degrees 33' 48" West 1216.88' to a point on said right of way line, said point      being North 70 degrees 37' 57" East 5.79' from a rebar found at the southwest corner of Lot 1 Swomley Divison, as shown in Plat Book 16 Page 24, thence leaving said right of way line and running with said Lot 1.

(19)                       North 70 degrees 37' 57" East 1160.12' to a broken concrete monument found a the southeast corner of said Lot 1, said point being at the end of the 20th line of said resolution. 

The Annexation Resolution was initiated by the Commissioners, and the Town owns more than twenty-five percent (25%) of the assessed valuation of the Annexation Properties.

A copy of the Annexation Resolution more fully describing the properties proposed for annexation and the Annexation Plan are available for review in the Town Office located at 300A South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727 and may be obtained by contacting the Town Clerk at (301) 600-6300 during normal business hours.