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10:04 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Salisbury Mayor Gives State of City Address, New City Administrator is Hired

Mayor Jim Ireton
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Mayor Jim Ireton told an audience gathered on the campus of Salisbury University last night that the state of the city was sound.

The Mayor along with City Council President Jake Day declared Salisbury the Capital of the Eastern Shore touting accomplishments with of the previous year during his state of the city address.

The Mayor also touted last year’s downtown New Year’s Eve party in downtown that drew 33-hundred “the crowning achievement of the year.”

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8:55 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Mayor Jim Ireton Reopens Job Search for Salisbury City Administrator

Mayor Jim Ireton
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Mayor Jim Ireton has decided to reopen the search to fill the Salisbury’s City Administrtor’s job now occupied by Tom Stevenson on an interim basis.

Council President Jake Day said yesterday that there was no consensus on the council to conduct interviews after Ireton submitted the names of Stevenson and former assistant administrator Lore’ Chambers.

Ireton dismissed Chambers after a public exchange.

He said he nominated her along with Stevenson because he promised he would do so with the departure of longtime City Administrator John Pick.

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11:21 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Tom Stevenson New Salisbury City Administrator


Tom Stevenson will be taking over the city administrator’s job in Salisbury on an interim basis but he told a news conference that he does plan to apply for the position.

He is head of the Neighborhood Services and code Compliance Department and has worked with just about every department over the last quarter century.

Stevenson will be replacing John Pick who announced his retirement this week and will depart June 28th.

Mayor Jim Ireton said that the city will hire a consultant in the national search for Pick’s replacement.

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9:57 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Thrift Travel Inn to be Demolished

Motel Demolition

The Thrift Travel Inn near downtown Salisbury looks like it’s on its way to being demolish.

Yesterday United Central Bank failed to find a new owner for the building in an online auction.

Tom Stevenson with the Neighborhood Services and Code Compliance Department told the Salisbury Daily Times that the bank intends to demolish the structure by the city’s October 20th deadline.

Failure to tear down the structure would result in fines.