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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.
Pork in the Park returns to Salisbury's WinterPlace Park on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25! This year's festival will feature an all-new Rommel's Ace Inflatable Park, Free Kids Zone on Saturday, Pig & Hot Dog Races, live music, delicious food, cold beverages and more! Read More
As an adult, you may not get summers off anymore, but Wicomico Recreation offers the opportunity to relive those childhood memories with a playground favorite - kickball! Register as a team, group or individual to enjoy this unique recreational activity! Read More
Summer is right around the corner and registration is now open for Kids Klub Summer Escape! Under the supervision of highly trained counselors, campers will explore a unique theme each week packed with core activities, games, contests, special guests and free field trips! Read More
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