Economic Development Coordinator Karah Lacey, Interim City Manager
Carol Sullivan & Mayor Bruce Morrison with Governor Larry
Hogan at the Crisfield Clam Bake.
The City has received a grant from the State Highway Administration
for rehabilitating the Cypress Park trail. Main work will be to
replace wood decking with Trex decking product, and repair any
Pocomoke City is pleased to announce the conversion of its financial
software to the “Incode 10” system provided by Tyler
Technologies – a government IT top 100 company. This new
software will facilitate a number of our accounting and billing
function and allow utility and other charges to paid on line,
a web based service, in addition to credit/debit card counter
transactions. The web service will allow users 24-hour, 365-day
access to their account information and payment services.
To compensate the outside providers and to assure cost fairness
among cash and credit/debit payers, all credit/debit card transactions
will be charged a fee of $1.45. Please note that the City only
retains a very small portion (typically seven cents) of this
amount (for hardware and software maintenance, supplies, etc.).
The City will no longer absorb the fees charged by the card
The new service will also allow for the optional direct pay
from a user’sbank account. The payment would be transferred
directly from the user’s bank account to the City through
our outside vendor. No transaction fees would be charged for
this type of payment, as there are time and labor savings from
Here are copies of our countertop
notice and bill
notices. Please direct all inquiries to our Finance Department
or the City Manager at 410-957-1333.
We are adding other system improvements to the City data systems
which will enhance our ability to provide better services to
Comcast recently announced Internet
Essentials, 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
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.
Russo 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.
Governor Larry Hogan visits Pocomoke City
April 22, 2016
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.
Elena Russo 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.