QUEEN ANNE'S COUNTY, MARYLAND

EXECUTIVE BRANCH

RECREATION

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DEPARTMENT OF PARKS

The Department of Parks originated as the Parks Division, but reorganized as the Parks and Public Landings Division under the Public Works Department. In 2015, it was renamed the Department of Parks and made a separate department.


RECREATION DIVISION

Formerly the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Recreation Division became a separate unit placed under the Department of Community Services on March 1, 2011.

The Division is responsible for the organization and conduct of County recreation programs, and the development, operation, and maintenance of County parks and recreational facilities (Code Local Government Article, secs. 1-601 through 1-611; County Code, secs. 22-1 through 22-30)

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