Pocomoke City, Maryland

"The friendliest town on the Eastern Shore"

Current Bids & Notices

The City is seeking proposals to provide lawn care services for five large-scale properties starting in April 2019 and running through October 2019. The properties include the Fairgrounds, the Wastewater Treatment Plant, Clarke Ave/Water Treatment Lot, Cypress Park and a vacant lot on 6th Street. For more information contact the Planning Department at 410-957-1633. Please click on the following attachment for the RFP document.

This is a plan to be completed in phases over next several years-Please attend the scheduled Public Hearing.

A Public Hearing is scheduled for April 1, 2019 at 6:30 PM, Mayor & City Council meeting to introduce the plan and take comments from the residents. The Mayor and Council are committed to the revitalization of Pocomoke City and invite the public to attend the Mayor & Council meeting.

You are invited to bid on the HVAC renovations project for MarVa Theater. The City of Pocomoke will receive sealed Bids until 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Pocomoke City Hall, (101 Clarke Ave. Pocomoke City, MD 21851) Please provide a total of 3 copies, one for Pocomoke City with additional copies provided for AWB Engineers and Mar-Va Theater. Bids received after this time will not be accepted.

A Municipal Election will be held at the Pocomoke Library at 301 Market St, Pocomoke City, Maryland 21851 on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 to elect a City Council representative for District 1. District 2 is unopposed and will not have voting. The term of office will be for three years from the second Tuesday in April 2019.  The polls will be open from 7:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. on election day. Absentee ballots are available by contacting City Hall, 410-957-1333.

The following candidates have filed for the District 1 Council seat:

Latest News & Announcements

Public Works crew is clearing along ditch banks in preparation for improving drainage along 8th Street. This ditch has not been maintained for over 20 years.  This is a continuation of the City's commitment to clean and maintain all the major ditches within the City limits.

Demolition of the Lusby building and the old Dance Loft started late morning on February 22, 2019.  The City has contracted with Harry White of Pocomoke Recycling Co, Inc.

Worcester County Commissioner Josh Nordstrom and City Manager Bobby Cowger met with Senator Carozza in Annapolis to discuss the much-needed assistance for Pocomoke City on infrastructure and revitalization of Downtown on Friday, February 15, 2019. Senator Carozza and Commissioner Nordstrom are very much in support of Pocomoke City and its needs.   

Here is a picture of the City completing another drainage area problem along 6th St.  The City has made a commitment to address all drainage problems throughout the City over the next year. This is the 3rd area completed.  White Oaks and Cedar Run have already been completed.  Drainage in the City has not been addressed in over 30 years.

Are you ready to start a business on the Eastern Shore? Contact City Hall at 410-957-1333, City Manager Bobby Cowger, to take a tour of the Industrial Park, build-ready sites, and find out if the City’s 3-year Business start-up incentives plan is right for your business.

Daniel Brandewie, Planning Director for Pocomoke City: 410-957-1333 or dan@pocomokemd.gov

Dock Prices have changed in Pocomoke City for 2019 Boating Season! Secure your boat slip for the summer season today. Contact the office at City Hall 410-957-1333. There are now Non-Ethanol and Diesel fuels available at the docks. Other boating services also available.

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Business Hours

Hours of Operation - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone Numbers

City Hall: 410-957-1333
Housing Dept: 410-957-1633
Water Dept: 410-957-2521
Public Works: 410-957-0107
Animal Control: 410-632-1340

Police Non-emergency: 410-957-1600
Ambulance Non-emergency: 410-957-3600
Fire Company Non-emergency: 410-957-1023