Bureau of Permits and Inspections
George Grogan, Chief; Elwood Long,
Chief Plumbing Inspector; Henry Parlette,
Chief Electrical Inspector.
Bureau of Economic and Community Devel-
Kathleen A. Lewis, Administrator
Economic Development Commission
Mayor Julia Gouge, Chairperson, 1985
Historic District Commission
Bruce Hoover, Chairperson; Donald H. Buhr-
man, 1985; Barbara L. Childs, 1985; Janicc
Watkins, 1985; Lois Sebastian, 1987.
Building Code Review Board
George Grogan, Chairperson
Industrial Development Authority
G. Melvin Mills, Jr., Chairperson, 1986
Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board
W. Wilson Lippy, Chairperson, 1988
District Forestry Board
Jeffrey A. Woods, Chairperson; Thomas Bar-
bieri; Ronald Ferguson; Irene M. Shoul.
Department of Public Works
John T. Sterling, Jr., Director
Bureau of Highway Maintenance
Benton Watson, Chief
Bureau of Planning and Engineering
Andrew M. Daneker, Chief
Bureau of Utilities
Wayne Lewis, Chief
Bureau of Building Maintenance
Thomas Bowers, Chief
Bureau of Vehicle Maintenance
James Doyle, Chief
Board of License Commissioners
Champ Zumbrun, Chairperson, 1985; Viola
Shipley, 1986; Kenneth Holniker, 1987;
Charles Miller, Inspector.
Extension and Soil Conservation Services
Walter C. Bay, County Director; David L.
Greene; Sharon B. Grobaker; Sandra Mason;
Robert M. Shirley; Debra L. Waters; two
Soil Conservation District Supervisors
W. Wilson Lippy, Chairperson, 1985; Charles
R. Myers, 1986; John Parker Smith, 1988; J.
Stanley Harrison, 1989; Ray M. Haines
(County appointee); Walter C. Bay, Exten-
sion Agent. Secretary (non-voting). John H.
Sanders, District Conservationist; Charles E.
Null, Jr., District Manager.
Weed Control Board (Johnson Grass)
Melvin Baile; Gary Brauning; Donald Essich;
Ray Haines; Jesse Heird; Sidney Lease;
County Seat: Elkton 21921
Origin: Erected in 1674 from Baltimore and Kent
counties by proclamation of the Governor.
Name: Named for Cecilius Calvert, Second Lord
Baltimore and founder of the colony of
Form of Government: County Commissioners
County Code: See The Code of Cecil County,
Maryland (1970) with supplements.
Area: 380.75 sq. miles (359.55 land, 21.2 water)
Population. 1900: 24,662; 1950: 33,356; 1960:
48,408; 1970: 53,291; 1980: 60,430.
Principal Incorporated Places (1980 census):
Elkton (6,468), Perry ville (2,018), North East
Voter Registration, Oct. 8, 1984. Democrat:
16,513; Republican: 8,404; Other Parties: 5;
Decline to Affiliate: 2,366; Total: 27,288.
Per Capita Income (1980): $6,666
State Forests: Elk Neck (3,165 acres)
State Parks: Elk Neck (1,764 acres), Susquehanna
Colleges/Universities: Cecil Community College,
Museums/Historical Societies: Historical Society
of Cecil County, 135 E. Market St., Elkton