2021 Legislative Bills

Legislative Bill 2021-01: The annual budget and appropriation Bill of Wicomico County, Maryland to adopt the County budget, consisting of the operating and capital budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, the governmental and enterprise funds budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, the anticipated grant funding budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, the FY22 position changes budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, the FY22 proposed capital budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, and to appropriate funds for all expenditures for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2022 as hereinafter indicated. 

  • Introduced: May 4, 2021
  • Adopted: June 1, 2021
  • Effective: July 1, 2021

Legislative Bill 2021-02:  An Act to amend Chapter 90 of the Wicomico County Code, titled "Tax Exemptions," to add Section 90-7 to be titled Hotel or Multifamily Residential Development Property Tax Credit to Provided a Real Property Tax Credit to Hotel and Multifamily Residential Development to Encourage Revitalization in Wicomico County, Maryland.

  • Introduced: July 20, 2021
  • Adopted: August 17, 2021
  • Effective: October 19, 2021

Legislative Bill 2021-03: An Act to Authorize the and empower Wicomico County, Maryland to borrow on the faith and credit of Wicomico County, Maryland an aggregate principal amount not exceeding fifty-one million, ninety-seven thousand, four hundred twenty-seven dollars ($51,097,427) and to evidence such borrowing by the issue and sale from time to time of one or more series of general obligation bonds of the County, the proceeds thereof to be used by Wicomico County to finance, refinance, or reimburse the costs of certain projects for the Sheriff's Department, General Services, Wor-Wic Community College, the Board of Education, the Airport, and Solid Waste, including costs of planning, design, acquisition, construction, improvement, installation, renovation, rehabilitation, repairing, furnishing and equipping of land, facilities, buildings and structures, together with other costs and financing costs related thereto. 

  • Introduced: August 3, 2021
  • Adopted September 7, 2021
  • Effective: November 8, 2021

Legislative Bill 2021-04: An Act to Amend the Wicomico County Personnel Manual, Chapter 15 - Entitled "Leave and Holiday Benefits," to Include an Annual Leave Buy Back Provision. 

  • Introduced: September 7, 2021
  • Adopted: October 6, 2021
  • Effective: December 6, 2021

Legislative Bill 2021-05: An Act to Extend the 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 County Code Chapters 225, 125, and 128. 

  • Introduced: October 5, 2021
  • Adopted: November 2, 2021
  • Effective: January 3, 2021

Legislative Bill 2021-06: An Act to Amend the Wicomico County Personnel Manual Chapter 15 - Entitled "Leave and Holiday Benefits" to include in the "Listing of Official Holidays" Juneteenth National Freedom Day. 

  • Introduced: November 16, 2021
  • Adopted: December 8, 2021
  • Effective: February 7, 2022

Legislative Bill 2021-07: An ACT to Establish the Boundaries for the Councilmanic Districts as a result of the Publication of the Decennial Census Figures. 

  • Introduced: December 21, 2021
  • Adopted: December 23, 2021
  • Effective: February 21, 2022