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8:53 am
Wed June 4, 2014

Another Property Tax Hike for Wicomico County Residents

Credit Don Rush

Property taxes will go up again for the fifth straight year for Wicomico county property owners under a $129 million budget.

On a vote of 5-to-2 yesterday the County Council approved a hike of 5 percent in its annual budget.

This will increase the rate by 43 cents to $9.52 for every $1-thousand of assessed property value.

The increase will go into effect July 1st and is needed to compensate for a decline of 2.5 percent in county property values.

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Local News
8:55 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Wicomico County Rejects Raise for Some Elected Officials

Wicomico County Council President Matt Holloway

There will be no pay raises for some Wicomico County Elected officials.

That was the decision this week by the Council as the county faced a $3.5 million shortfall at the end of the 2014 fiscal year.

Council President Matt Holloway told WBOC that there wasn’t enough support for the raises given the red ink.

Memo Diriker is director of Salisbury University’s Business Economic and Community Outreach Network and sits on the committee for recommending raises.

He said that it was not a good idea to keep compensation at the same level beyond 8 or 12 years.

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8:52 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Septic System Info on a Postcard

Wicomico County Council President Matt Holloway

Facing compliance with Maryland’s new law restricting septic systems the Wicomico County Council will send out around 7-thousand postcards asking landowners to donate their property for a new designation that limits development.

Newly elected council President Matt Holloway told the Salisbury Daily Times that many people he talked to did not even know about the septic bill.

But they won’t be sent out right away.

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8:44 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Wicomico County Begins State Septic System Compliance

Credit rural land,

The Wicomico County Council is moving ahead with implementation of the state’s new septic law.

So, during this week’s meeting Council member Matt Holloway said he wants the county to ask those who own 42 or more acres to submit details about their property.

Holloway was focusing on those who fall into the Tier 4 designation under the state law that only allows for minor subdivisions of seven or fewer lots on septic systems.

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