Wicomico County, MD
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the County Council of Wicomico County as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning and Zoning Commission — See Ch. 62.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 200.
Zoning — See Ch. 225.
[Adopted 10-17-1972 by Res. No. 147[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: The preamble to this resolution read as follows:
"WHEREAS, Counties and Municipalities are empowered by Articles 66B and 25A of the Annotated Code of Maryland, enacted in 1927 and in 1933 as amended, to engage in and carry out comprehensive planning and"
"WHEREAS, an Areawide Planning Organization is a prerequisite for eligibility to participate in certain grant and loan programs with the federal governments; and"
"WHEREAS, the Salisbury-Wicomico County Planning and Zoning Commission is a duly established body and agency of the Mayor and Council of the City of Salisbury and of the Wicomico County Council; and"
"WHEREAS, the formation of an Areawide Planning Organization with membership open to all municipalities in Wicomico County will further promote cooperative arrangements and coordination among its members and will study such areawide problems and plans as are common among its members;"
"NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that..."!
The Wicomico County Areawide Planning Organization is hereby established and recognizes its membership to include the county and all such municipalities in the county which, by resolution of such municipality, shall become members; and that membership shall be composed of representatives from the county and from each municipality according to bylaws to be adopted by the Organization, except that each representative shall be an elected official of the county or municipality or such other person or persons as the legislative body may so designate.
The Wicomico Areawide Planning Organization shall consist, in part, of the members of the Salisbury-Wicomico County Planning and Zoning Commission, which representatives shall serve on both bodies.
The Wicomico County Areawide Planning Organization is a review and advisory organization and does not replace nor assume any of the authority, duties nor responsibilities of the Salisbury-Wicomico County Planning and Zoning Commission nor of the Planning Commissions of any municipalities in Wicomico County.
[Adopted 10-17-1972 by Res. No. 148[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: The preamble to said resolution read as follows:
"WHEREAS, the Wicomico County Areawide Planning Organization is established by Resolution No. 147 of the Wicomico County Council, and;"
"WHEREAS, the Organization is a review and advisory body to study and make recommendations on such areawide problems as are common among its members, and;"
"WHEREAS, the Organization consists, in part, of the members of the Salisbury-Wicomico County Planning and Zoning Commission;"
"NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that..."
[Amended 10-17-2006 by Bill No. 2006-11]
The representatives of Wicomico County to the Wicomico County Areawide Planning Organization shall be:
A. 
The member of the Commission who is a County Councilman.
B. 
The lay member of the Commission who is appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council.
C. 
The Chairman of the Commission who is appointed by the Wicomico County Executive and confirmed by the County Council and by the Mayor and Council of the City of Salisbury.
Their terms as representatives to the Organization shall coincide with their terms as members of the Planning Commission.