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Starting September 6 2016, 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 both days. Free
to vendors! 410-957-1333
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.
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
Be sure to see our fairgrounds, home to our annual Great
Pocomoke Fair and numerous tractor pulls. No day would be
complete without a round of golf at Winter
Quarters Municipal Golf Course, our riverside nine-hole golf
facility. 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 to live.
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 Karah Lacey, the Economic Development Coordinator for Pocomoke
City, about bringing more business to Pocomoke City. To do this, an
economic advisory group is being formed. Also discussed are the Pocomoke
City’s tourist attractions. Click
here to watch!
Elena Russo speaks with Ernie Crofoot, the Town Manager of
the City of Pocomoke, about the kindness and reputation of the town.
Also discussed is the town’s many unique attractions, such as:
the Delmarva Discovery Center, The Mar-Va Theatre, the Costen Museum,
and many other historical attractions. Click
here to watch the video!
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!
In order to remove sedimentary materials that may be in the waterlines,
the Pocomoke City Water Department will flush all hydrants. Beginning
at 1:00p.m. on the scheduled dates listed below. This work may result
in temporary discoloration in the water in some homes but will not present
a health hazard. In the Pocomoke Heights, Winter Quarters and Greenway
Ave. Spot flushing will be done thought-out the town each Thursday and
Friday after 1:00 p.m. as needed. Plus city wide each month on day listed.
City residents are requested to retain this list for future reference.
Regretfully, and with deepest sorrow and sympathies, Pocomoke
City reports the death of Jacob A. Howser. Jacob was a paramedic
with the City and a volunteer with the Pocomoke City Volunteer
Fire Company. Hard working and dedicated, Jacob will be missed
will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation
will be held from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. that day at the Pocomoke City
Volunteer Fire Company. In Jacob's memory and honor, a number
of citations will be presented. We encourage all who know Jacob
to attend or otherwise express your condolences to his family.
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!
and City Council meetings will be the first and third Mondays
of each month.
next Mayor & City Council meeting will be held on Monday, April
10th at 6:30pm inside City Hall, 101 Clarke Avenue, Pocomoke
Click here to read the agenda and minutes.
Board of Elections will have a meeting on Thursday, March 9 at 3:30
at City Hall in Council Chambers.
next election will be held at 1410
Market Street in the Maryland Room on April 4 the polls will
open at 7:00 AM and closes at 7:00 PM
Click here to see the current election
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.
City Economic Development Coordinator, Karah Lacey & Councilwoman
Esther Troast present Neelam Strom & Norma Howard of the Pocomoke
Downtown Community Garden a check for $900, raised at the Mayor's
Old-Fashioned Christmas Evening from their Holiday Wreath Silent
The Pocomoke Downtown Community Garden grows fresh
vegetables for area families in need including The Samaritan Shelter.
Hydrant Flushing Notice
Pocomoke City, Maryland for Calendar Year 2017
for a full list of dates.
Elevation Certificate and Floodproofing Certificate Approved
Relating to The City of Pocomoke's Wastewater Treatment Plant and
Click here to read.
Financial Statements, Year Ended June 30, 2016 For Pocomoke City
here to read.
Title VII - Registration, Nominations and Elections
for fiscal year 2017 is now online for viewing. Click