2019 Legislative Bills

2019-01 - AN ACT to amend Chapter 141 of the Wicomico County Code titled "Fees," Section 141-2 titled "Dogs" to include a breeder license and administrative fee and to update the County Code cross-reference sections for rabies vaccinations, rabies tags, and dog licenses. 

  • Introduced: March 19, 2019
  • Adopted: April 18, 2019
  • Effective: June 17, 2019

2019-02 - AN ACT to amend Wicomico Code, Chapter 138 ("Electrical Standards"), Section 18 ("Explanation and renewal of certificates") to clarify the types of continuing education hours that the Board of Electrical Examiners must accept when reviewing applications to renew certificates of registration.

  • Introduced: April 16, 2019
  • Adopted: May 13, 2019
  • Effective: July 12, 2019

2019-03 - AN ACT to amend the Wicomico County Personnel Manual Chapter 27 titled "Definitions," Section 2701, to correct the definition of "Termination-at-Will" to properly describe the status of employees on their initial probationary period and appointed employees as "at-will" employees.

  • Introduced: April 16, 2019
  • Adopted: May 7, 2019
  • Effective: June 4, 2019

2019-04 - The Annual Budget and Appropriation Bill of Wicomico County, Maryland to adopt the County Budget, consisting of the General Fund Revenue and Expense Budget for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2020, the Capital Budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, the Governmental and Enterprise Funds Budgets for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020; and to appropriate funds for all expenditures for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, as hereinafter indicated. 

  • Introduced: May 7, 2019
  • Adopted: June 4, 2019
  • Effective: July 1, 2019

2019-05 (EMERGENCY) - An Act to Amend the Wicomico County Classification and Pay Plan by Adding Positions in the Sheriff's Office. 

  • Introduced: May 21, 2019
  • Adopted: June 18, 2019
  • Effective: June 18, 2019

2019-06 - An Act to Amend Chapter 196 of the Wicomico County Code titled "Stormwater Management" to add Article VIII, to be entitled "Illicit Discharges" and to renumber the existing Article VIII titled "Miscellaneous Provisions" to become Article IV. 

  • Introduced: September 3, 2019
  • Adopted: October 2, 2019
  • Effective: December 2, 2019

2019-07 - An Act to Impose and Declare a Moratorium on the Issuance of Building Permits for an Agricultural Storage Tank which will store Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) Washdown Water from a Rendering Process Pursuant to Wicomico Count Code Chapters 225, 125 and 128. 

  • Introduced: October 1, 2019
  • Adopted: November 19, 2019
  • Effective: November 19, 2019

2019-08 - An Act to Amend Wicomico Code, Chapter 174 - Nuisances, to add Article III - Balloons, Section 174-17 to Prohibit the Release of Balloons into the Atmosphere. 

  • Introduced: November 5, 2019
  • Adopted: 
  • Effective: