Chesapeake TMDL Phase II Local Team Information

Welcome to the Dorchester County TMDL Phase II WIP Local Team page. The links and information on this page are meant to assist stakeholders, from property owners to government agencies, in understanding the local effects of the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) and local strategies to meet the goals set forth by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Please note that this page will be continually updated during the tenure of the local team.

Notice of public hearing

The County Council of Dorchester County, Maryland will conduct a public hearing at 6:20 p.m. on July 3, 2012 in Room 110, County Office Building, 501 Court Lane, Cambridge, Maryland 21613 to consider approval of a Local Phase II Watershed Implementation Plan. The Local Phase II Watershed Implementation Plan is a component of the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for addressing nutrient loading reductions from point and nonpoint discharges in Dorchester County.  Additional information is available for review at the County Council Office in Room 108 of the County Office Building, and online at the link below.  Public comments will be accepted until July 3, 2012 and should be submitted in writing to Michael Moulds, Dorchester County Department of Public Works, 5435 Handley Road, Cambridge, MD 21613 or by email to

The public is invited to attend the hearing and to provide comments. COUNTY COUNCIL OF DORCHESTER COUNTY, MARYLAND

By: Jane Baynard, County Manager

Local Phase II Watershed Implementation Plan

Local Team Meeting Schedule:

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Wednesday, October, 26, 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

All meetings are scheduled for 9:00 am at the Cambridge Dorchester Airport Conference Room on Bucktown Road, Cambridge, MD 21613.

Please contact Mike Moulds at 410-228-2920 or mmoulds [at] as seating is limited and for any special accommodations or updates on meeting cancellations.


Questions to MDE:

Additional Information:


TMDL Phase II Implementation Plan Schedule

EPA Chesapeake Bay TMDL site

MDE Chesapeake Bay TMDL site

MDE Dorchester Local Team page

Local Team Members:

Michael Moulds* - Dorchester County Department of Public Works

Keith Lackie** - Maryland Department of Planning

Jim Newcomb - Dorchester County Soil Conservation Service

Greg LeBlanc - City of Cambridge Department of Public Works

Mike Bonsteel/Janice Henderson - Dorchester County Department of Planning and Zoning

Bill Giese/Matt Whitlock- Blackwater Refuge

Bill Forlifer - Dorchester County Department of Health

William Layton - Dorchester Farm Bureau

John Avery/Russ Brinsfield - Town of Hurlock/Vienna

Bill Edwards - Dorchester Farm Bureau

Jennifer Dindinger - Choptank Tributary Team

Beth Lynch - Dorchester Citizens for Planned Growth

Dorchester County Department of Public Works is serving as the lead agency on the Local Team Effort to work with the Maryland Department of the Environment.

*Mike Moulds is the Local Team Coordinator.
**Keith Lackie is the Liason from the State on the Local Team.