2022 Legislative Bills

Legislative Bill 2022-01: An Act to amend Chapter 18 of the Wicomico County Code titled "Compensation and Allowance Commission," Section 3 titled "Compensation for County Council Members," to provide for the compensation of members of the Wicomico County Council. 

  • Introduced: February 1, 2022
  • Adopted: March 3, 2022
  • Effective: May 3, 2022

Legislative Bill 2022-02: An Act to set the annual salary for the Wicomico County Executive. 

  • Introduced: March 1, 2022
  • Adopted: April 7, 2022
  • Effective: 2022-2026 Term of Office

Legislative Bill 2022-03: 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: March 15, 2022
  • Adopted: April 6, 2022
  • Effective:  June 6, 2022

Legislative Bill 2022-04: An Act to establish Chapter 46 Law Enforcement Review Board of the Wicomico County Code.

  • Introduced: March 15, 2022
  • Adopted: April 28, 2022
  • Effective: June 28, 2022

Legislative Bill 2022-05: An Act to Repeal and Adopt a Wicomico County Classification and Pay Plan for the Purpose of Providing Certain Changes to Grades and Titles and Generally Relating to the Governance of the Personnel of Wicomico County. 

  • Introduced: April 19, 2022
  • Adopted: June 7, 2022 
  • Effective: August 7, 2022 

Legislative Bill 2022-06: The Annual Budget and Appropriation Bill of Wicomico County, Maryland. 

  • Introduced: April 19, 2022
  • Adopted: June 7, 2022
  • Effective: July 1, 2022

Legislative Bill 2022-07: An Act to amend Chapter 90 of the Wicomico County Code titled Tax Exemptions to add a new section 90-6 to be titled "Property Tax Credit for Disabled Law Enforcement Officers, Correctional Officers, Rescue Workers, and the Surviving Spouse of a Fallen Law Enforcement Officer, Correctional Officer, or Rescue Worker. 

  • Introduced: May 3, 2022
  • Adopted: June 8, 2022
  • Effective: August 8, 2022 

Legislative Bill 2022-08: 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 $23,378,386 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 General Services, Wor-Wic Community College, the Board of Education, Public Works, and the Airport, including costs of planning, design, acquisition, construction, improvement, installation, renovation, rehabilitation, repairing, refurnish, and equipping of land, facilities, buildings and structures, together with other costs and financing costs related thereto as further described herein. 

  • Introduced: June 21, 2022
  • Adopted: July 20, 2022
  • Effective: September 19, 2022

Legislative Bill 2022-09: An Emergency Act to amend the Wicomico County Personnel Manual, Chapter 10 - Employee Benefits, Section 1013 Death Benefit, to allow family members of an employee killed in the line of duty to retain health insurance coverage. 

  • Introduced: July 5, 2022
  • Adopted: July 26, 2022
  • Effective: July 26, 2022

Legislative Bill 2022-10:  An Act to amend Chapter 225 of the Wicomico County Code, titled "Zoning" Part 6, titled "Accessory and Principal Uses," Article XVII, titled "Accessory Uses," Section 225-62 titled "Outside Storage," and Article XVIII, titled "Principal Uses," Section 225-65 titled Outside Storage, " to prohibit the open top storage of a liquid organic fertilizer or soil amendment.

  • Introduced: September 6, 2022
  • Adopted: October 28, 2022
  • Effective: December 27, 2022