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Trash must be placed at curb by 6:30 a.m. for collection.
Comcast recently announced Internet
, the nation’s largest high-speed Internet program
for low-income families, is expanding eligibility to include public
housing and HUD-assisted residents. It is the single largest expansion
of Internet Essentials. Now, an estimated total of up to 2 million
HUD-assisted homes, including Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher,
and Multifamily programs, will have access to low-cost Internet
service. As Internet Essentials partners, we are excited to be a
part of this milestone. Find all information at internetessentials.com
or call Melanie Miller at 410-241-5352.
persons may receive high-speed Internet for $9.95/month, plus taxes,
and a low cost computer, plus training.
County Preparedness Planning for Zika Virus - July 7, 2016
Click here to learn more!
Farmer's & Flea Market
Fridays and Saturdays. Come to Downtown
Pocomoke along the scenic Pocomoke River at 7:00 am Fridays. Free
to become a vendor!
STREET LIGHT OUT?
Want to report a street light outage on your street? A fast
and easy way to report the problem is to logon to the Delmarva Power
website and follow the instructions. Web access is available from this
page. To expidite the repair, obtain the pole numbers on the street
light pole and then logon to the Delmarva
Free Blood Pressure Screening
Every Wednesday from 12:00-2:00PM the Pocomoke EMS station at 137 8th
Street, Pocomoke City, Maryland will test your blood pressure for free.
They will also provide blood pressure cards.
for fiscal year 2017 is now online for viewing. Click
2016 Annual Drinking Water Report is available.
Annual Drinking Water Quality Report. Click
As Mayor of Pocomoke City I would like to bid you a warm welcome
to The Friendliest Town on the Eastern Shore!
are a family oriented city of just under 5000 people located on
the coast of Maryland on the Delmarva
Peninsula. Our city rests against one of our greatest attributes,
the banks of the Pocomoke
River which is one of the top scenic rivers in America. Our
town was founded in the early 1700’s and was incorporated
is proud of the fact that we are a sub-center for commerce on
the lower shore as we are home to a growing industrial park with
great diversity currently playing host to defense contractors,
aerospace engineering and plastics fabrication. We are also strategically
located very near The
Wallops Island Flight Facility in Wallops Island Virginia.
are an ideal community in which to raise a family. Children can
easily walk or ride their bikes from one of our many neighborhoods
to our award winning Blue Ribbon Schools, boasting numerous state
championship sports and fabulous after-school programs. In 2009
we were recognized for the second time as one of only 15 finalists
in the nation-wide All-America Cities competition, a distinction
that is another source of great pride for our city.
and enjoy one of our many scenic attractions that make up our
downtown area and are putting us well on our way to becoming the
crown jewel of the shore for regional history. Take a stroll along
our ½ mile River Boardwalk, explore our Nature
Trail which begins in Cypress Park, a park complete with pavilions,
restrooms, a children’s playground and a new outdoor amphitheater.
Pay a visit to our Farmer's and Flea Market that is open on Friday
and Saturday mornings. A source of great excitement for us is
the opening of our new riverfront restaurant, a boat accessible
dining facility in the middle of our downtown area. As you take
in the many historic homes that line our city streets you will
no doubt pass our State of the Art Pocomoke
Volunteer Fire Company and our Community Center. Construction
was completed in 2010 and it has already played host to many of
the events and fundraisers that take place annually in Pocomoke.
in a movie or a show at The Historic MarVa
Theater, capture the very essence of our history with a tour
of The Delmarva
Discovery Center and learn about what makes Pocomoke City
and the surrounding areas so very special. Visit one of our two
museums rich in local flavor, The
Sturgis One Room Schoolhouse and The
We also have many area restaurants that are just waiting to serve
you dinner. Whatever brings you to Pocomoke City, Maryland, we
hope you enjoy your time here and find your own reason for calling
Pocomoke City “a great place to visit and a wonderful place
A. Morrison, Mayor
(Photo courtesty Greg Cromer Aerial Photography -
The Maryland Municipal League (MML) – representing Maryland’s
157 cities and towns, along with two special taxing districts –
announces the launch of a new public awareness campaign, “Time
to Talk MD,” which is aimed at sparking and facilitating productive
community conversations throughout the state about matters of race and
justice, and increasing inclusivity in cities and towns.
As part of the new campaign, MML has just released a new video
public service announcement that will be circulated to
municipal governments and media outlets on a statewide basis, and via
speaks with Meredith Mears, the Director of Worcester County Economic
Development, about supporting and helping local businesses start up
and grow. The organization offers incubators that offer a large amount
of support for growing small businesses. Click
here to watch the video!
and City Council meetings will be the first and third Mondays
of each month.
next meeting will be held on January 22, 2018 at
6:30 PM inside City Hall, 101 Clarke Avenue, Pocomoke City,
To read past minutes please click here.
for Bids/Proposals For Custodian of City Hall
here for details.
for Humanity Accepting Applications. Click here!
Service Announcement on Funding for Local Roads
here to watch the video!
Winter Quarters Golf Course is permanently closed effective January
The City Council will conduct a public hearing in the Council Chambers
on January 22, 2018 at 6:30 PM to hear comments on Resolution No.
510 to incorporate Growth Tier Maps into the 2014 Comprehensive
Plan. The Planning Commission acted to approve this amendment at
the conclusion of their public hearing conducted on January 10,
2018. The purposed of this amendment is to incorporate the Growth
Tier Maps in the Plan for the purpose of fully implementing the
requirements of the Sustainable Growth and Agricultural Preservation
Act of 2012. The City adopted these Growth Tier Maps on Dec. 3,
2012 but they must be incorporated into the City’s Comprehensive
Plan to remain valid.
about your drinking water. Click
here to read!
The City Council introduced Ordinance #437 at their meeting on January
8 and will schedule a Public Hearing on January 22, at 6:30PM to
hear public comments and consider adoption. Ordinance #437 addresses
the subject of long term vacant and blighted structures in the community.
For more information, contact the Planning and Zoning Department
Click here to read the proposed ordinance #437.
CITY PLANNING COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING WEDNESDAY,
JANUARY 10, 2018
AT 6:00 P.M.
Click here for details.
NOTICE OF NEWLY-PASSED ORDINANCES
434 Housing Standard
435 Solid Waste
POCOMOKE CITY, MARYLAND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS YEAR ENDED JUNE 30,
Click here to read.
Maryland Department of the Environment Water Management Administration
Municipal Major Surface Water
Our online utility billing application gives you access to your
account 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It's a convenient way to
pay your bills on your own time - with no waiting!
Save postage by paying your bill online
• Access your updated account instantly
• View real time balances, payment amounts and bill due
• View graphs detailing consumption history
•Optimized for mobile devices
this QR code with your mobile device or click here to get started!
System Hydraulic Modelling
The database that was created for the GIS system was converted to
Kentucky Pipe's K-Pipe hydraulic modelling software. Part of the
development of this hydraulic model includes field verification
by measuring flow at strategic locations throughout the distribution
regarding fines for yard waste in streets, etc., and fines for fats,
oil, and grease in wastewater system.
Read more here.
Elevation Certificate and Floodproofing Certificate Approved
Relating to The City of Pocomoke's Wastewater Treatment Plant and
Click here to read.