The Council of Trappe will conduct a public hearing and will receive public comment on the following Ordinances on May 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm at the Trappe Town Hall, 4011 Powell Avenue, Trappe, Maryland:

ORDINANCE 1-2018: An Ordinance of the Town of Trappe to amend Section 14 of the Trappe Town Code titled “Water and Sewer”, table 1 titled “Fees and Charges” to increase the monthly water usage rate to $4.11 per thousand gallons, and the monthly sewer usage rate to $9.61 per thousand gallons.

ORDINANCE 2-2018: An Ordinance of the Town of Trappe adopting a General Budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019, and establishing a tax rate of $.33 per $100 of assessed real property value and a tax rate of $.54 per $100 on all commercial or business personal property and public utilities; and establishing an annual fee of $150 per residential household for trash collection services, and also adopting an Enterprise Budget for the Town’s Water and Sewer operations.

ORDINANCE 3-2018: An Ordinance of the Council of Trappe authorizing the execution of a Law Enforcement Mutual Aid Agreement in accordance with MD. Code Ann. Criminal Procedure Article Section 2-105.

A copy of Ordinance 1-2018, 2-2018 and 3-2018 are available for public inspection at the Town office during the normal business hours, and on-line at  The regular May meeting of the Council of Trappe will commence at the conclusion of the public hearing.