County Council Public Notices

Press Release:  County Council Approves Continuation of John D. Psota as Acting County Executive.

Public Notice: Legislative Bill 2020-11: AN ACT to authorize and empower Wicomico County, Maryland to borrow on the faith and credit of Wicomico County, Maryland an aggregate principal amount not exceeding Sixteen Million Four Hundred Thirty-Seven Thousand Six Hundred Fifty-Four Dollars ($16,437,654) 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 . . .

  • Date:  October 6, 2020
  • Time: 6 p.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  Legislative Bill No. 2020-10: AN ACT to authorize and empower Wicomico County, Maryland (the “County”) to issue and sell from time to time, upon its faith and credit, one or more series of (1)(A) general obligation bonds and (B) general obligation bond anticipation notes, each in an original aggregate principal amount not to exceed $2,928,292, and (2) general obligation refunding bonds, subject to the limitations set forth herein, for the public purpose of financing, reimbursing or refinancing costs of a project referred to by the County as Airport Water Main Extension; . . .  

  • Date:  September 15, 2020
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  Legislative Bill No. 2020-09: An Act to prohibit unauthorized increase in the salary for a position stated in the budget and to establish liability for any excess and sanction for payment thereof by amending the Wicomico County Code to include in Chapter 59, Personnel Rules, an Article V, titled “Other Rules,” and Section 59-23. 

  • Date:  September 15, 2020
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  Legislative Bill No. 2020-08: An Act to establish a procedure for removal from office for violation of local laws and that such removal is not subject to judicial review and to provide for sanctions for continuing in office after removal by amending the Wicomico County Code to include in Chapter 59, Personnel Rules, as Article IV, titled “Removal from Office,” and Sections 59-20 to 59-22.  

  • Date:  September 15, 2020
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  Legislative Bill No. 2020-07:  An Act to establish regulations regarding service by someone in a position for which confirmation by the county council is required, including sanctions for serving in such a position without such confirmation and for aiding and abetting such conduct, by amending the Wicomico County Code to include in Chapter 59, Personnel rules, an Article III, titled “Positions for which confirmation by Council is required,” and Sections 59-16 to 59-19. 

  • Date:  September 15, 2020
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  A public hearing will be held to obtain the views of citizens on community development and housing needs to be considered for submission of an application to the Maryland Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) for funds awarded through the federal CARES Act. Funds must be used to prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus.

  • Date:  September 15, 2020
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice: Under the provisions of Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, an application has been filed with the Wicomico County Council to sell an easement to the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation on the following property:

  • Delmarva Farms, LLC-Property located near Eden on the westerly side of Campground Road on Map 46, Parcel 141 consisting of 91.32 acres.
  • Porter Mill Properties, LLC – Property located north of Hebron on the northerly side of Ocean Gateway on Map 18, Parcel 28 consisting of 129.05 acres.
  • William R. & Teresa B. McCain – Property located southeast of Fruitland on the southerly side of Union Church Road on Map 58, Parcel 117 consisting of 85.13 acres. 
  • MARVIC Associates, LLC – Property located southwest of Powellville on both sides of Laws Road on Map 60, Parcels 17 and 19 consisting of 167.29 acres. 
  • William & Mary Todd – Property located south of Sharptown on the southerly side of Cross Road on Map 6, Parcel 146 consisting of 87.9 acres.

A HEARING WILL BE HELD BEFORE THE COUNTY COUNCIL ON

  • Date:  September 15, 2020
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  Notice is here given that a public hearing will be held for the purpose of receiving public comment on a proposed amendment to the Fiscal Years 2021-2025 Capital Improvement Program and Fiscal Year 2021 Capital Budget to include a new Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle to be funded as follows:  (1) a grant from the Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA) in the amount of $315,000, (2) CARES Act funding reallocation of $344,000 from the UAS Hangar interior project and (3) CARES Act funding reallocation of $68,026 from Operating and Maintenance Expenses.

  • Date:  September 15, 2020
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Press Release:  Wicomico County Council Seeking Applicants for County Executive Appointment. Candidates are requested to submit a resume with a biography, and a completed job application to the Wicomico County Council Administrator at P.O. Box 870, Salisbury, MD 21803.  All applications must be postmarked by September 14, 2020.  Please contact the Council Administrator Laura Hurley at 410-548-4696, or lhurley@wicomicocounty.org for additional information about applying or an application. 

Public Notice: The County Council will hold a special meeting to discuss the procedures for selecting a new County Executive on:

  • Date:  August 28, 2020
  • Time: 5:30 p.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  The County Council of Wicomico County, Maryland will hold a special legislative session to conduct interviews for the Wicomico County Executive position on:

  • Date:  August 20, 2020
  • Time: 5:30 p.m.
  • Location: Wicomico County Youth and Civic Center, Midway Room

Press Release-Updated: List of Applicants for Wicomico County Executive: Carl Anderton, Jr., Rene Desmarais, Michele C. Ennis. (Joseph B. Holloway-Withdrew Application).

Press Release:  List of Applicants for Wicomico County Executive: Carl Anderton, Jr., Rene Desmarais, Michele C. Ennis and Joseph B. Holloway.

Press Release: Candidates Sought for Wicomico County Executive - the Wicomico County Council regretfully announces the passing of the County Executive, Bob Culver, on July 26, 2020. 

The County Charter states that when a vacancy in the Office of County Executive occurs after the first 12 months of a term, the vacancy shall be permanently filled by resolution with a majority vote of the members of the County Council, within 45 days after the vacancy occurs. Each of the nominees must be of the same political affiliation as his or her predecessor at the time of the executive’s most recent election and shall possess the same qualifications for office as provided in Charter Section 405, which are as follows:

  • Be a resident and qualified voter of the county for at least five years immediately preceding the appointment.
  • Must be 25 years of age at the time of appointment
  • May not hold any other office of profit in federal, state, county or municipal government during the term in office
  • The County Executive is not eligible for appointment to any compensated county office or position, except as a County Council member, for one year after the termination of the term in office.

As Mr. Bob Culver was a registered Republican, the Wicomico County Council is seeking registered Republicans with the above qualifications who are interested in being nominated for appointment as County Executive for the remainder of the current term. The new County Executive shall receive compensation of $85,000 annually.

 Candidates are requested to submit a resume with a biography, and a completed job application to the Wicomico County Council Administrator at P.O. Box 870, Salisbury, MD  21803. All applications must be postmarked by August 11th.  Please contact the Council Administrator Laura Hurley at 410-548-4696, or lhurley@wicomicocounty.org for additional information about applying.

Public Notice:  Legislative Bill No. 2020-06:  An Act to amend the 2020 Operating and Capital Budget to increase the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center Budget in the amount of $530,000 by transferring $200,000 from the Recreation and Parks prior year funds balance; by transferring $75,000 from the Recreation and Parks current year budget savings; and by transferring $255,000 from the General Fund Contingency.

  • Date:  September 1, 2020
  • Time: 6 p.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  Legislative Bill No. 2020-05:  An Act to amend Chapter 29 of the Wicomico County Code, Article II, titled "Grant Funds", Sections 29-18 through 29-21, and to add Sections 29-22, 29-23, and 29-24 to provide for greater transparency and full accountability of the County’s allocation of grant funds.

  • Date:  August 18, 2020
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  The County Council will hold a public hearing on a proposed amendment to the Wicomico County 10-Year Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan to include an Office Building Recycling Plan. 

  • Date:  August 18, 2020
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  The County Council will hold a public hearing on a proposed amendment to the Public Works-Airport Water Main Extension Project Identified in the Fiscal Years 2021-2025 Capital Improvement Program and Fiscal Year 2021 Capital Budget to Include Loan and Grant Funding from the Maryland Water Quality Financing Administration in the amount of $4,428,292 for the design and construction of the Airport Water Main Extension.

  • Date:  August 18, 2020
  • Time: 10 a.m.
  • Location:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Press Release: Beginning June 2, 2020, the County Council will resume in-person Council Meetings. 

Agenda: The County Council will hold a Budget Recap Work Session to discuss the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

  • Date: Thursday, May 21, 2020
  • Time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Council Chambers, Government Office Building

Agenda: The County Council will hold Budget Work Sessions with various County Departments. 

  • Date: Monday, May 11, 2020 
  • Time: 9:00 a.m.
  • Location: Council Chambers, Government Office Building

Press Release: Notice is hereby given that the Wicomico County Council will hold a Public Hearing via video/audio conference by Zoom for the purpose of receiving public comments on a proposed Operating Budget of the County (Legislative Bill No. 2020-04) for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. 

  • Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2020
  • Time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Zoom video/audio conference
  • View the Budget Presentation 

Press Release: Notice is hereby given that the County Council of Wicomico County, Maryland will hear public comments on two proposed Resolutions requesting relocation of forest conservation easements on:

  •  Date: May 19, 2020 
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. 
  • Location: Video/audio conference

Public Notice:  Legislative Bill No. 2020-03: An Act to provide in Chapter 37, titled “Ethics Law” is amended to comply with the Maryland Code. 

  • Date: May 17, 2020
  • Time: 10:00 a.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice: Legislative Bill No. 2020-02: 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. 

  • Date: April 7, 2020
  • Time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  Legislative Bill No. 2020-01 (Emergency): An Act to amend the Wicomico County Classification and Pay Plan by Adding Positions in the State’s Attorney’s Office. 

  • Date: April 7, 2020
  • Time: 6:00 p.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Press Release: The County Council of Wicomico County, Maryland will hold a special Legislative Session to consider extending the Declaration of Emergency issued by County Executive Bob Culver in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on:

  • Date:  March 23, 2020
  • Time: 9:00 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 on the County Executive’s proposed Capital Improvement Program for the County for the period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2025 and the Capital Budget for Fiscal Year 21:

  • Date:  January 21, 2020
  • Time:  10 A.M.
  • Place:   Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

 Public Notice: The County Council will hold a Special Open Work Session on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. in the Government Office Building, Room 301, Salisbury, Maryland to discuss the Internal Audit Manual. Immediately upon the adjournment of the Open Work Session, at approximately 5:20 p.m., Council will entertain a vote to convene in a Closed Session to discuss the confirmation of an appointee in accordance with Section 3-305(b)(1) of the General Provisions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland. The regularly scheduled Legislative Session will commence at 6:00 p.m.

Public Notice:  Legislative Bill 2019-04-Amendment No. 01:  An Emergency Act to Amend both the Operating Budget and the Capital Budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020 to increase General Fund Revenue, specifically the Use of Prior Years Fund balance by $2,516,150.67, and increase the General Fund expenditure, specifically the FY20 Pay-Go portion of the Capital Budget, allocated for expenditure in the amounts stated herein for these Capital Projects: (1) Morris Mill Dam – Increase Construction and Inspection Costs ($1,381,286.68), (2) Water Main to Airport – Increase Construction Costs ($119,000), and (3) Roof Replacement at the Detention Center ($1,1015,864).

  • Date:  January 7, 2020
  • Time:  6 p.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  The County Council will hold a public hearing for the purpose of hearing comments, protests, and objections to a request by the Community Christian Church of Salisbury, Inc. to close the Westerly portion of Culver Road.

  • Date:  January 21, 2020
  • Time:  10 a.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

 Public Notice:  The County Council will hold a public hearing to consider conveying an easement to Delmarva Power & Light  Company for consideration of $2,613 to improve access and drainage conditions to its transmission structures on land contiguous to County property.

  • Date:  January 21, 2020
  • Time:  10 a.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

News Release:  County Council Appoints Internal Auditor - Levin Hitchens, III

News Release: Legal Services for Wicomico County 

Public Notice:  Legislative Bill 2019-08:  An Act to amend the Wicomico County Code, Chapter 174- Nuisances, to add Article III - Balloons, Section 174-14 through 174-17 to prohibit the release of balloons into the atmosphere.

  • Date:  December 3, 2019
  • Time:  6:00 p.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Hearing:  The County Council will hold a public hearing to consider a request for the relocation of a forest conservation easement.  The easement is located on property known as 6441 Rockawalkin Road and described as Tax Map 37, Parcel 227, as shown on a plat entitled "Corrected Plat of Lot 1A, Block "A" "Correction Plat of Lot 1, Block "A" "Rockawalkin Ponds and Lands of Walter Gale Subdivision date June 10, 2019. 

  • Date:  November 5, 2019
  • Time:  6:00 p.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  The Wicomico County Council will hold a public hearing to consider a request to amend the Wicomico County Water and Sewer Plan Amendment.  Penntex Ventures is requesting to amend Sewer Map 5 and Water Map 5 to show Parcels 153, 185 and 215 on Tax Map 20 being designated as served by sewer (S-1) and water (W-1) by connecting to the City of Salisbury’s water and sewer system.  This project is estimated to use 44.64 EDUs. 

  • Date:  November 5, 2019
  • Time:  6:00 p.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  Legislative Bill No. 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 County Code Chapter 225, 125 and 128.

  •  Date:  November 5, 2019
  • Time:  6:00 p.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  The County Council proposes to renew the Cable Franchise Agreement with Mediacom Delaware LLC. The proposed Cable Franchise Agreement is for a period of 10 years commencing on the effective date of approval.  A copy of the proposed agreement is on file in the County Council Office and may be reviewed/copied during regular business hours. The County Council requests that all interested persons appear at a public hearing to be held on:

  •  Date:  October 1, 2019
  • Time:  6:00 p.m.
  • Place:  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 2020 with the Eastern Shore Delegation on:

  • Date:  September 21, 2019
  • Time:  8:00 a.m.
  • Place:  Wicomico Youth and Civic Center, Da Nang Room, 500 Glen Avenue, Salisbury, Maryland 21804

Public Notice: Legislative Bill 2019-06:  An act to amend Chapter 196 of the Wicomico County Code, titled "Stormwater Management" to add Article VIII, to be titled "Illicit Discharges" and to renumber the existing Article VIII, titled "Miscellaneous Provisions" to become Article IX. 

  • Date:  October 1, 2019
  • Time:  6:00 p.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice: The Wicomico County Council will hold a public hearing to consider a request to amend the Wicomico County Water and Sewer Plan.  The Square at Merritt Mill is requesting to amend Sewer Map 7 and Water Map 7 to show Parcels 33 and 542 on Tax Map 39 being designated as served by sewer (S-1) and water (W-1) by connecting to the City of Salisbury’s water and sewer system.  This project is estimated to use 75 EDUs.

  • Date:  September 17, 2019
  • Time:  10:00 a.m.
  • Place:  Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice: The Wicomico County Council will hold a public hearing to consider a list of county-owned real property to be no longer needed for public use and, therefore, surplus.

  • Date:  August 20, 2019
  • Time: 10:00 a.m.
  • Place: Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

News Release:  The Wicomico County Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Acle, R.D., L.D. to the District 2 seat left vacant following the resignation of former Councilman Marc Kilmer on June 15, 2019. During a special meeting of the County Council held on Monday, July 29, 2019, Mrs. Acle was appointed by a unanimous vote. Council President John T. Cannon said, "The County Council is very pleased that Mrs. Acle was our unanimous choice to be the District 2 representative."

Public Notice:  The County Council will hold a Special Legislative Session to Reconsider Resolution No. 103-2019 to appoint a nominee to the Wicomico County Council District 2 seat currently vacant on:

  • Date: July 29, 2019
  • Time:  6:30 p.m.
  • Place: Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice:  The County Council will hear public comments on a proposed amendment to the Water and Sewer Plan. The Town of Delmar is requesting a Sewer Service Area Map Category change to S-1 (served), as the Delmar Assisted Living Facility, LLC is now connected to the town’s sewer system and a text amendment to Section 4.2.3 to accurately show the Town of Delmar’s current sewer capacity and needs.

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

Public Notice:  The County Council will hear public comments on a proposed amendment to amend the Fiscal Years 2020-2024 Capital Improvement Program and Capital Budget to add a project titled "UAS Center for Innovation" to be funded by a grant from the Maryland Department of Commerce in the amount of $100,000 for the Salisbury-Ocean City:  Wicomico Regional Airport.

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

Public Notice:  The County Council will hear public comments on a proposed Memorandum of Understanding with the Wicomico County Department of Social Services for the day-to-day operations of the Child Advocacy Center.

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

Public Notice:  The County Council will hear public comments on a request to relocate a forest conservation easement located along the east side of Dagsboro Road, shown on Tax Map 21, Parcel 92.

  • Date:  July 16, 2019
  • Time: 10:00 a.m.
  • Place: Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

Public Notice: The County Council will hear public comments on a proposed "Honorary Street Sign Policy and Application" at their regular meeting in the County Council Chambers, Government Office Building, in Salisbury, Maryland.  A copy of the proposed "Honorary Street Sign Policy and Application is available for review in the County Council Office. The Wicomico County Council requests that all interested person appear at said time and place for the purpose of expressing their views and opinions concerning the matter.

  • Date:  July 2, 2019
  • Time:  6:00 p.m.
  • Place: Government Office Building, Council Chambers, Room 301, 125 N. Division Street, Salisbury, MD

News Release:  The County Council unanimously approved Resolution No. 95-2019, on June 18, 2019, declaring support for a kinder world. 

News Release:  The County Council is greatly concerned about the recent announcement from Executive Director Pattie Tingle of MAC, Inc. that the funding for senior nutrition services has been reduced 46%, which is an anticipated reduction of $113,000.  

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