Council Approves Bus, Tram Driver Incentive Programs

Council Approves Bus, Tram Driver Incentive Programs

OCEAN CITY – Citing a continued need to recruit seasonal municipal bus drivers and Boardwalk tram drivers and conductors, resort officials last week approved a series of incentives to attract and reward new employees.Ongoing discussions at the Ocean City Transportation Committee level regarding a series of incentives for municipal bus drivers and Boardwalk tram drivers… Read more »

Order Overruled In Fenwick Low-Speed Vehicle Lawsuit

Order Overruled In Fenwick Low-Speed Vehicle Lawsuit

FENWICK ISLAND – A recommendation to enact a temporary restraining order against Fenwick Island’s low-speed vehicle ban was overruled this week.In an order issued this week, Delaware Court of Chancery Vice Chancellor Morgan Zurn granted the town’s exceptions to a master’s report issued July 6. The report, which recommended that a temporary restraining order be… Read more »

Mayor, Council Pay Hikes Advance

OCEAN CITY — An increase in the salaries of the Mayor and Council inched closer to becoming a reality this week with the approval of an ordinance on first reading.Throughout the last year or so, the Mayor and Council and staff have been discussing an increase in their annual salaries, which had not been raised… Read more »

OC Bus, Tram Driver Recruitment Ramped Up

OCEAN CITY — Resort transportation officials are already embarking on an aggressive bus driver and Boardwalk tram driver recruiting effort.It’s no secret Ocean City, like most jurisdictions and the private sector, in recent years has struggled to fill out its staffing ranks for a variety of reasons. Perhaps hit most acutely by the labor shortage… Read more »

Pines Fire Station Efforts Continue

OCEAN PINES – Efforts continue to secure a consultant for the creation of a South Station capital campaign.Last Saturday, General Manager John Viola presented the Ocean Pines Association Board of Directors with an update on efforts to secure a consultant for the creation of a fundraising feasibility study. As an Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Department… Read more »

Ag Storage Tank Ban Now Law

SALISBURY – Legislation banning the use of certain open-top storage tanks in Wicomico County will go into effect next month.In a meeting this month of the Wicomico County Council, Administrator Laura Hurley announced the adoption of legislation banning the open-top storage of liquid organic fertilizer or soil amendments.The adoption of the bill, one of three… Read more »

Fenwick Committee, Developer Renew Dredging Talks

FENWICK ISLAND – As plans for a dredging project in the Little Assawoman Bay continue to develop, a Fenwick Island committee last week began exploring other potential partnerships.Last Thursday, the Fenwick Island Dredging Committee met with consultant Tony Pratt and Anchor QEA’s Steve Bagnull to discuss ongoing efforts for dredging the neighboring Little Assawoman Bay.While… Read more »