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Disposal of Surplus Personal Property Owned by County Commissioners of Worcester County, Maryland


Disposal of Surplus Personal Property Owned by
County Commissioners of Worcester County, Maryland

In accordance with the provisions of Section CG 4-403 of the County Government Article of the Code of Public Local Laws of Worcester County, Maryland, the County Commissioners of Worcester County, Maryland have declared the following described personal property as surplus and are considering disposal of same by demolition through a controlled burn training exercise to be conducted by the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company.

Vendors Wanted for 2017 Health Fair at Worcester County Recreation Center

Worcester County Recreation & Parks (WCRP) is once-again hosting the 2017 Health Fair, in conjunction with Falls Prevention Week. This event, which is free to the public, will take place Wednesday, September 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Worcester County Recreation Center in Snow Hill. 

Nominations being accepted for 2017 Volunteer Spirit of Worcester County awards

Volunteers make Worcester County a better place to live, work and visit. To honor volunteers whose contributions help improve the quality of life here locally, Worcester County residents are invited to nominate individuals, organizations and businesses for the 2017 Volunteer Spirit of Worcester County Awards. The deadline to submit nomination forms is June 16, 2017. A recognition ceremony for all nominees will take place August 24.  

Worcester County Commissioners Appoint Incoming Health Officer

Photo: Rebecca L. Jones, RN, BSN, MSN

Thursday, May 18, 2017 – The Worcester County Commissioners announce the appointment of Rebecca L. Jones, RN, BSN, MSN, as incoming Health Officer. She will step into her new role in late June following the retirement of longtime Health Officer Debbie Goeller.

Groundbreaking for new Berlin Branch Library

The Worcester County Commissioners cordially invite the public and members of the press to join them and the Library Board of Trustees to the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Berlin Branch Library. County and state officials will break ground at the site, which is located on Harrison Avenue in Berlin, on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

Community Alert Signals to Sound Saturday, May 6

Saturday, May 6, Worcester County emergency alert signals will sound from area fire sirens. A steady alert tone will sound at 10:00 a.m. for approximately one minute.

The signals are tested the first Saturday of each month. In the event of an actual emergency, the sirens would be used as additional means to warn the surrounding communities of imminent danger and the need to tune to either radio, television or the internet for information.

County honors memory of Warden Garry Mumford

It is with heavy hearts that we honor the memory of our dear friend and colleague, Worcester County Jail Warden Garry Mumford, who passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017, after a brief illness.

Warden Mumford, who was born on November 28, 1959, graduated from Salisbury University, with a bachelor’s degree in social work in 1981. After graduating, he served as a military police investigator, juvenile investigator, and drug investigator in the United States Army from 1982 to 1987.