Cecil County, MD
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted as indicated in text (Ch. 15, §§ 15-2 and 15-12, of the 1990 Code of Public Local Laws). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
County Council — See Charter Art. 2.
Elections and election districts — See Ch. 30.

§ 21-1 Council districts.

[1960 Code, § 104; 1970 Code, Sec. 1-16; 1982, ch. 742, § 2; 1988, ch. 227, § 2; 1998, ch. 33, § 1; 1999, ch. 380, § 1[1]; 2002, ch. 95, § 1]
The Cecil County Council shall be elected by the voters of the County at large and hold office in accordance with the following provisions:
A. 
Districts established.
(1) 
The County shall be divided into five Council Districts.
(2) 
Council District 1 consists of:
(a) 
Cecil County Election Districts 1 and 2; and
(b) 
That part of Cecil County Election District 3, Precinct 1, that consists of Census Tract 305.04, Blocks 2015 through 2020, 3000 through 3023, 4000, 4001, 4009, and 4010; and
(c) 
That part of Cecil County Election District 3, Precinct 2, that consists of the following census tracts and blocks:
[1] 
Census Tract 304.00, Blocks 1005, 1030, 1031, 3000 through 3023, 4012, 4013, 4014, and 4019 through 4026;
[2] 
Census Tract 305.03, Blocks 1017, 1018, 1019, 1020, and 4000 through 4019;
[3] 
Census Tract 305.04, Blocks 1055, 4002, 4003, 4004, and 4012 through 4026; and
[4] 
Census Tract 309.03, Blocks 2000, 2001, 2023 through 2032, and 2034 through 2039.
(3) 
Council District 2 consists of:
(a) 
Cecil County Election District 4, Precinct 1; and
(b) 
That part of Cecil County Election District 3, Precinct 1, that consists of the following census tracts and blocks:
[1] 
Census Tract 304.00, Blocks 1000 through 1029, 2000 through 2020, 4000 through 4011, and 4015 through 4018;
[2] 
Census Tract 305.01, Blocks 2000 through 2004, 2023 through 2026, 2030 and 2999;
[3] 
Census Tract 305.03, Blocks 2000 through 2003, 2022 through 2033, 2998 through 3053; 3997, 3998, and 3999;
[4] 
Census Tract 305.04, Blocks 1000 through 1066, and 2000 through 2014; and
(c) 
That part of Cecil County Election District 3, Precinct 2, that consists of the following census tracts and blocks:
[1] 
Census Tract 305.01, Blocks 1000 through 1025, 1990 through 1999, 2005 through 2009, 2015 through 2022, 2027, 2028, 2029, 2031, 2989, 2990, 2991, and 2993 through 2998;
[2] 
Census Tract 305.03, Blocks 1000 through 1016, 1023, 1024, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2004 through 2021, 2034 through 2060, 2995, 2996, 2997, and 4001 through 4003; and
[3] 
Census Tract 309.01, Block 3009; and
(d) 
That part of Cecil County Election District 4, Precinct 1, that consists of Census Tract 306.01, Blocks 3002, 3003, and 3004.
(4) 
Council District 3 consists of:
(a) 
Cecil County Election District 9, Precinct 1; and
(b) 
That part of Cecil County Election District 4, Precinct 1, that consists of the following census tracts and blocks:
[1] 
Census Tract 305.01, Blocks 2010 through 2014 and 2992;
[2] 
Census Tract 306.01, Blocks 1000 through 1011, 2000 through 2037, 2997 through 3000, 3005 through 3012, and 3997 through 3999; and
[3] 
Census Tract 306.02, Blocks 1000 through 1032, 2000 through 2011, and 2023; and
(c) 
That part of Cecil County Election District 5, Precinct 1, that consists of the following census tracts and blocks:
[1] 
Census Tract 307.00, Block 3013; and
[2] 
Census Tract 309.01, Blocks 2002 and 2005; and
(d) 
That part of Cecil County Election District 5, Precinct 2, that consists of Census Tract 309.01, Blocks 1000 through 1006, 2006 through 2008, and 2040 through 2042; and
(e) 
That part of Cecil County Election District 6, Precinct 1, that consists of the following census tracts and blocks:
[1] 
Census Tract 307.00, Blocks 1019, 1020, 1024, and 1025; and
[2] 
Census Tract 313.00, Blocks 1000 through 1019, 1037 through 1057, 1999 through 2043, 2999 through 3016, 4000 through 4005, 4014, 6000 through 6014, 6054, 6055, 6059 through 6064.
(5) 
Council District 4 consists of:
(a) 
Cecil County Election Districts 7 and 8; and
(b) 
That part of Cecil County Election District 5, Precinct 2, that consists of Census Tract 309.01, Blocks 1007, 1010, 1011, 1012, 1013, 1016, and 1999; and
(c) 
That part of Cecil County Election District 6, Precinct 1, that consists of the following census tracts and blocks:
[1] 
Census Tract 312.01, Blocks 1001 and 1008; and
[2] 
Census Tract 313.00, Blocks 1020 through 1024, 1027 through 1036, 4006 through 4013, 4015 through 4018, 6015 through 6029, 6033 through 6053, 6056, 6057, 6058, 6065, and 6066.
(6) 
Council District 5 consists of:
(a) 
That part of Cecil County Election District 3, Precinct 2, that consists of Census Tract 305.01, Blocks 1026 and 1027; and
[2003, ch. 21, Art. 8]
(b) 
That part of Cecil County Election District 5, Precinct 1, that consists of the following census tracts and blocks:
[1] 
Census Tract 305.03, Blocks 1021, 1022, and 4020;
[2] 
Census Tract 309.01, Blocks 2000 through 2004, 2017, 2019 through 2030, 2035 through 2039, 3000 through 3008, 3010 through 3023, and 4000 through 4018;
[3] 
Census Tract 309.03, Blocks 1000 through 1078, 2002 through 2022, 2033, and 2040 through 2079; and
[4] 
Census Tract 309.04, Blocks 4000 through 4034, 4997, 5000 through 5022, 6000 through 6033, and 7000 through 7033; and
(c) 
That part of Cecil County Election District 5, Precinct 2, that consists of Census Tract 309.01, Blocks 1008, 1009, 1014, 1015, 1017 10 through 1024, 2009 through 2016, 2018, 2031 through 2034, and 5000 through 5137.
B. 
One Council member shall be elected from each Council District.
C. 
A person may not be eligible as a candidate for County Council member unless he is a resident of the Council District at the time of nomination and election.[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Original Subsection D, regarding election of County Commissioners at the November 2002 general election, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 11-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-12.
[1]
Editor's Note: Ch. 380 also provided that its passage was contingent on the passage of the constitutional amendment enacted by Chapter 119 (S.B. 510) of the Acts of the General Assembly of 1999 and its ratification by the voters of the state and that it shall take effect on the date of certification of the election results on the question of ratification of the constitutional amendment by the voters of the state.

§ 21-2 Monthly statement of claims; preparation; publication.

[1961 Code, § 117; 1970 Code, Sec. 1-29; 1975, ch. 784, § 1; 1982, ch. 458, § 1; 1984, ch. 489, § 1; 1988, ch. 227, § 2; 1992, ch. 92, § 1; 2004, ch. 243, § 1]
All records of County expenses shall be on file in the Director of Finance's office and shall be made available for public inspection. In addition, the County shall compile at the end of each month a detailed statement of accounts for all of the expense payments above $500 that were made during that month. The statement shall include the name to whom the expense payment was made payable, the total amount of the expense item, and an identification of the particular item of expense. The County shall publish, within 30 days from the date of the last day of the previous month, the statement in a newspaper published in Cecil County.

§ 21-3 Exemption.

[Added 10-17-2017 by Ord. No. 2017-18]
The County Council notices of public hearing and enactment and codification of the Code of Cecil County are exempt from the competitive bid process.