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The Importance of Grant Funding to Wicomico County

Program Open Space (POS) is a nationally recognized program providing dedicated funds for Maryland's state and local parks and conservation areas. Established under the Department of Natural Resources in 1969, when a person buys a house or land, a small percentage (.5%) of the state real estate transfer tax goes into a special fund for Program Open Space. Over the years the County has been able to use this program to build the terrific facilities that serve the citizens at a minimal cost to local taxpayers.

In addition the Inland Waterway Fund was created in 1966 to support the development, use, and enjoyment of all waters of the State of Maryland for the benefit of the general boating public. This is funded by a 5% excise tax when a boat is purchased and titled in the State of Maryland. It provides grants for a wide variety of capitol projects (i.e. dredging, construction, maintenance, pump out stations, erosion control projects, etc.). All of the county boat ramps, piers, and marinas have benefited significantly from this program.

 

Current Programs and News

Turkey Trek 5K

Gear up for your Thanksgiving Day feast at the 6th Annual Turkey Trek 5K at Pemberton Historical Park on Thursday, November 27. The race will wind through Pemberton's beautiful forests, meadows and wetlands. Enjoy pie after the race - it is Thanksgiving after all! Read More




Kids Klub After School

Registration for Kids Klub After School is open and ongoing all year for boys and girls grades K-5! Sites located at Delmar Elementary, Fruitland Intermediate, North Salisbury Elementary, Pemberton Elementary, Pinehurst Elementary, Westside Intermediate and Willards Primary. Read More




Bus Trip to New York City

Reserve your spot for our bus trip to New York City on Saturday, December 6. Spend the day on your own - take in a show, ice skate in Rockefeller Center, take care of some holiday shopping... the options are endless! Registration is open now! Read More



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