ATTENTION: For residents that need help to control or reduce their real estate taxes, the State of Maryland offers two programs.
Homestead Tax Credit – this is a one-time application the homeowners can make. There is a website to check to see if they have already made the application. This credit is for everyone. https://sdathtc.dat.maryland.gov/
Homeowners Property Tax Credit – this is an annual application that has 4 eligibility requirements a resident must meet to qualify. This is for lower-income households and helps them get a direct reduction on the real estate taxes based on their financial situation http://www.taxcredit.sdat.maryland.gov
Renters Tax Credit Application – this would be for people who rent their home and meet certain eligibility requirements. The credit is up to $1,000 in a direct payment to them.
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Building Change Inc. (formerly BCFF), a 501(c )(3) non‐profit organization working with support from members of the Municipal Collaboration and jurisdictions in the Southern and Central Districts of Maryland, are providing weatherization upgrades funded by an MEA grant. Qualified homeowners get upgrades at no cost that will save money on monthly utility bills and make your homes more energy efficient.
Please contact Lt. (Ret) James (Jim) Flynn 240‐417‐9098 (cell), Fax# 240‐786‐4186, or Alison Miller 301‐908‐4079 for more info.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council monthly meetings have been conducted via Zoom. For those needing assistance with how to access the Seat Pleasant City Council Zoom Meetings, please click on the Seat Pleasant Zoom Meeting Participation Instructions button below.
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THE PROPOSED FY22 BUDGET
NO COUNCIL MEETINGS FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST.
The next Council meetings will be held in the month of September. The Regular Work Session will be held on Monday, September 13, 2021, at 6:00 pm and the Public Session will be held on Monday, September 13, 2021, at 8:00 pm.
2020 Official Election Results
Salary Increase for the City Council
Salary Increase for the Mayor
Eugene Grant 416
Jaquita Riley 375
Shireka McCarthy 483
Kelly Porter 544
Councilmember Ward I
Monica Higgs 99
Lamar Maxwell 39
Councilmember Ward II
Hope Love 56
Aretha Stephenson 39
Councilmember Ward III
Kizzie Scott 72
Reveral Yeargin 53
Councilmember Ward IV
Gerald Raynor, Sr. 171
Councilmember Ward V
Carla Hart 78
Gloria Sistrunk 176
Our Mission, Our Vision
Seat Pleasant Mission Statement
The central purpose and role of the Leadership Team is to ensure that the City of Seat Pleasant is: A Smart City of Excellence that offers services that are better, faster personalized through engagement, educational and empowerment initiatives that enable all to live, thrive and grow progressively.
Seat Pleasant Vision Statement
As the Mission is achieved, the Mayor, City Council and key City Employees have the following Vision: A Smart City of Excellence that is walkable, safe, healthy, sustainable, viable, responsive, and manage effectively based on decisions driven by data; a great place in which to learn, live, play, work and visit that offers residents in businesses growth and opportunity. It is a gateway city with a rich history comprised of citizens and businesses that are educated, informed, engaged and invested in taking pride in our central destination in the region.
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