Wicomico County has made provisions to award up to 74 Employment Incentive Grants during fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. The grants will be used to incentivize construction of single-family detached residences.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on behalf of the BayStat Subcabinet has approved and awarded the following projects from the State Fiscal Year 2015 Chesapeake & Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund budget. The Departments of Public Works, and Planning, Zoning and Community Development are overseeing these environmental efforts.
The County received an outstanding evaluation from the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) for progress towards achieving 2012 and 2013 milestones geared towards restoring the Chesapeake Bay.