County Council Public Notices

Public Notice:  Bill No. 2019-05:  An act to amend the Wicomico County Classification and Pay Plan by adding positions in the Sheriff's Office.

  • Date:  June 18, 2019
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Place: Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  Notice is hereby given that the County Council will hold a public hearing on a Constant Yield Tax Rate. 

  • Date:  May 21, 2019
  • Time: 10:00 a.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  Notice is here given pursuant to to Article VII, Section 704 (G) of the Charter of Wicomico County that a public hearing will be held before the County Council of Wicomico County for the purpose of receiving public comment on a proposed amendment to amend the Fiscal Years 2019-2023 Capital Improvement Program and Capital Budget to reallocate $947,066 from various Airport projects to the UAS Hangar Project.

  • Date:  May 21, 2019
  • Time: 10:00 a.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Press Release: Candidates Sought for District 2 County Council Seat.  The Wicomico County Council regretfully announces Councilman Marc Kilmer, District 2 Representative, has informed the Council of his official intent to resign from office, effective June 15, 2019.  Mr. Kilmer and his family will be leaving Wicomico County to return to his home state of Idaho.

Public Notice: A public hearing will be held for the purpose of receiving public comment on the County Executive's updated proposed Capital Improvement Program for the County for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2024 and the Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 20.

  • Date: May 7, 2019
  • Time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Place: Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  Bill No. 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.

  • Date: May 7, 2019
  • Time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Place: Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice: Bill No.  2019-02:  An Act to amend the Wicomico County Code, Chapter 138 ("Electrical Standards"), Section 18 ("Expiration 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.

  • Date: May 7, 2019
  • Time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Place: Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice: A public hearing will be held for the purpose of receiving public comments on the proposed Operating Budget for the County for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  Any Taxpayer of the County or their representative shall be entitled to be heard at the public hearing. A budget summary of the Departmental requests will be available for the public.

  • Date: May 7, 2019
  • Time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Place: Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  A public hearing will be held, pursuant to Section 3-13A-03 of the Education Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland, for the purpose of receiving public comment on the pending nomination of one of the following candidates to the Wicomico County School Board:  Gains Hawkins and Tonya Laird Lewis.

  • Date:  May 7, 2019
  • Time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Place: Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  Bill No. 2019-01: An Act to amend Chapter 141 of the Wicomico County Code, titled "Fees," Section 141-2, titled "Dogs" to include breeder license and administrative fee and to update the County Code cross-reference sections for rabies vaccination, rabies tags and dog licenses.

  • Date:  April 16, 2019
  • Time:  10 a.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  A public hearing will be held before the County Council of Wicomico County to consider an amendment to the Wicomico County Water and Sewer Plan.  The City of Fruitland is requesting to update Section 3.3.2 and Tables 4 and 6 to provide that Well No. 5 shall withdraw water from the Manokin Aquifer and to increase the City of Fruitland's total appropriation permit from 500,000 gpd daily average withdrawal to 885,000 gpd daily average withdrawal

  • Date: April 2, 2019
  • Time: 6 p.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  The County Council proposed to convey to the City of Fruitland for the consideration of One ($1.00) Dollar and other good and valuable considerations, the public water utility easements in the Morris Mill Urban Service District, including the water tower and associated piping, valves, fittings, fire hydrants, and other facilities to operate the public water distribution system in the Morris Mill Urban Service District.  The real property subject to the public water utility easements is described in a Deed of Easement dated October 23, 2014 and recorded among the Land Records of Wicomico County, Maryland in Liber 3772, Folio 088.  A copy of the Deed of Easement is available for review at the Wicomico County Council Office. 

  • Date:  February 19, 2019
  • Time:  10 A.M.
  • Place:   Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  A public hearing will be held before the County Council of Wicomico County for the purpose of receiving public comment a proposed amendment to amend the Fiscal Years 2019-2023 Capital Improvement Program and Capital Budget to include grant money in the amount of $2,934, from the Lower Eastern Shore Heritage Council for the Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism's project titled "Pirate's Wharf Master Plan and Park Development":

  • Date:  February 5, 2019
  • Time:  6 P.M.
  • Place:   Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  A public hearing will be held before the County Council of Wicomico County for the purpose of receiving public comment on the County Executive's proposed Capital Improvement Program for the County for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2024 and the Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 20:

  • Date:  February 5, 2019
  • Time:  6 P.M.
  • Place:   Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Press Release:  New Animal Regulations will go into effect in Wicomico County on January 19, 2019. The Wicomico County Council approved Legislative Bill 2018-09 on October 18, 2018, repealing the current dog laws and replacing them with regulations that strengthen animal welfare in the County. The new law now provides . . .

Public Notice:  The County Council of Wicomico County, Maryland will hold a special Legislative Session to consider Resolution No. 146-2018 accepting a donation of property from Connelly Mill Associates, LLP, consisting of 234.67 acres, more or less, located on the southerly side of but not binding upon Connelly Mill Road, adjacent to the Henry S. Parker Athletic Complex:

  • Date:  December 27, 2018
  • Time:  10 a.m.
  • Location: Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD 

Public Notice:  In conformity with Section 311(d) of the Charter of Wicomico County, the following Bills (Bill No. 2018-05-Amendment No. 2, Bill No. 2018-12, Bill No. 2018-13) may be called for final reading and consideration commencing immediately after the aforesaid public hearing. 

  • Date:  January 15, 2019
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Location: Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  The regularly scheduled County Council meeting for the first Tuesday of January 2019 has been rescheduled due to it falling on New Year's Day.  Instead, the meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 10 a.m. in Council Chambers of the Government Office Building, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, Maryland. Those unable to attend the public meeting in person are welcome and encouraged to watch the live video on the Public Access Channel - PAC 14.

Public Notice:  A Pubic Hearing will be held before the County Council of Wicomico County for the purpose of receiving  public comments on a proposed amendment to the Fiscal Years 2019-2023 Capital Improvement Program and Capital Budget to include federal grant money in the amount of $820,000 for the Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism's Project titled "Pirate's Wharf Master Plan and Park Development" and to increase the Fiscal Year 19 General Fund "Pay-Go" to $354,758 for said project.

  • Date:  December 18, 2018
  • Time:  10:00 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  The Wicomico County Executive and members of the Wicomico County Council will discuss county issues, concerns and priorities for 2019 with the Eastern Shore Delegation. The public is invited to attend and observe.

  • Date:  December 8, 2018
  • Time:  8:00 a.m.
  • Location:  Wicomico Youth & Civic Center, Da Nang Room, 500 Glen Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21804

Public Notice:  An Act to Amend and Transfer the Appropriation from Use of Prior Year Funds Account to the Transfer to Others Account in the Amount of $254,758.15 in the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2018.

  • Date:  November 20, 2018
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice of Special Legislative Session: Notice is hereby given that the County Council of Wicomico County, Maryland will hold a Special Legislative Session on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the Government Office Building, Room 301, Salisbury, Maryland. Following the Legislative Session, the Wicomico County Council will hold an Open Work Session followed by a Closed Work Session to discuss a matter directly related to a negotiating strategy in accordance with Section 3-305(b)(14) of the General Provisions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland. The Agenda for the October 30, 2018 County Council meeting can be viewed on the County's website. 

Public Notice:   An Act to add a new Chapter 19 titled titled “contracts and purchasing”, to the Wicomico County Code to provide conditions, including council approval, on certain leases and other contracts that by their terms impose or might impose an obligation upon the county for payment of funds in a future fiscal year.

  • Date:   November 6, 2018
  • Time:   6:00 p.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:   The County Council proposes to convey in fee simple to the State of Maryland to the use of the State Highway Administration of the Department of Transportation for the consideration of One ($1.00) Dollar and other good and valuable considerations, the following described parcel of land: Beginning at the intersection of the centerline of Sixty Foot Road (reported to be 30 feet wide) with the southern Municipal Corporate Limits of Pittsville, Maryland said point being 739 feet from the southern right-of-way of MD 346 (Old Ocean City Road), thence running along the centerline of said Sixty Foot Road, 1,690 feet or 0.32 of a mile to the northern right-of-way line of US 50’s west bound lanes.

  • Date:  November 6, 2018
  • Time:  6:00 P.M
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article VII, Section 704 (G) of the Charter of Wicomico County that a public hearing will be held before the County Council of Wicomico County in the Council Chambers, Government Office Building, Salisbury, Maryland. For the purpose of receiving public comment on a proposed amendment to reallocate $500,000 identified in the Fiscal Years 2014-2018 Capital Improvement Program and Capital Budget under Department of Public Works, Project #15104 (Lower River DMP Site) to Project #15105 (Middle River DMP Site) and to rename the Project #15105 to “Wicomico River DMP Site”.

  • Date:  October 16, 2018
  • Time:  10 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  An Act to Repeal the current Article III and Article IV of Chapter 70 of the Wicomico County Code (Sections 70-7 through 70-16), entitled "Tourism Board" and "Youth and Civic Center Commission," respectively.

  • Date:  October 16, 2018
  • Time:  10 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  To Declare Property Identified as 9765 Barren Creek Road, Mardela Springs, Maryland as Surplus and to authorize the County Executive to Dispose of the Property pursuant to an Negotiated Contract of Sale on the following terms:  purchase price - $140,000 subject to reduction for required or otherwise ordinary and appropriate costs of sale, including brokerage fees not to exceed 6% of the full purchase price; no County financing of the purchase price; property to be sold "as is," without warrant of suitability or habitability, subject to all faults and defects; transfer and recordation taxes to be paid by the County if required by law but not otherwise.

  • Date:  October 16, 2018
  • Time:  10 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  On a Proposed Amendment to ReAllocate $450,000 of General Fund "Pay-Go" identified in the Fiscal Years 2019-2023 Capital Improvement Program and Capital Budget under the Salisbury-Ocean City:  Wicomico Regional Airport's STARs and ADS-B Equipment Project to Runway 14-32 Extension Project for an Environmental Assessment in Fiscal Year 19.

  • Date:  October 2, 2018
  • Time:  6 p.m.
  • Location: Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  Bill No. 2018-09:  An Act to repeal the current Chapter 133 of the Wicomico County, Code, entitled "Dogs and Other Animals" and enact a new Chapter 133 titled "Animal Control".

  • Date:  September 18, 2018
  • Time:  10 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  To Approve the Relocation of a Forest Conservation Easement Containing Approximately 2.77 Acres, more or less, Located on Tax Map 41, Parcel 173, Lot 4A on Friendship Road, Pittsville, MD 

  • Date:  September 4, 2018
  • Time:  6 p.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  To Amend the Fiscal Years 2019-2023 Capital Improvement Program and Captial Budget for the Recreation, Parks & Tourism, Arthur W. Perdue Stadium Modernization Project, to increase the State of Maryland Grant Funding from $480,000 to $580,000.

  • Date:  September 4, 2018
  • Time:  6 p.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  Piedmont Airlines, Inc. proposes to lease from the County an additional 1,100 square feet located within the David J. Ward Building, also known as the "old terminal building" located at the Salisbury-Ocean City:  Wicomico Regional Airport.  The space will be renovated to be used as a breakroom.

  • Date:  October 2, 2018
  • Time:  6 p.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD