Planning, Building, and Inspections
William E. Wolford, Jr., Chairperson, 1986;
John C. Herbst, 1985; Michael Bamhart,
1986; Jack B. Byers, 1986; Donald E.
Zombro, 1988; Marianne Jenneke, 1989;
Richard E. Roulette, County Commissioner.
Jack S. Hawbaker
Board of Zoning Appeals
Nancy C. Stiles, Chairperson, 1985; Lloyd
Hanlin, 1985; Joseph Kulpinski, Jr., 1985;
Thomas Wade, 1985; Reno Powell, 1987.
Director of Economic Development
Leroy R. Burtner, Chairperson
Economic Development Commission
Philip Rohrer, Chairperson, 1985; Ronald L.
Bowers, County Commissioner; Richard E.
Roulette, County Commissioner; Leroy R.
Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board
District Forestry Board
Boyd Michael, Jr., Chairperson, 1986; J.
Keith Meyers, 1985; Charles Shirk, 1985;
John J. Hull, 1986.
Leonard E. Lowry, Chairperson
Patricia Wolford, Chairperson, 1986
Glenn L. Dull
Road Supervisor and Engineer
Department of Inspection and Permits
Robert L. Coble, Director
Board of Electrical Examiners and Supervisors
David Raymer, Secretary-Treasurer, 1985;
Carl Spessard, 1985; John Barr, 1986; Rich-
ard Kline, 1986; Eleanor Lakin, 1986.
Lewis W. Duffey, Chairperson
Elbert L. Barren
Director of Tourism
Charles R. Reecher, Jr., Chairperson, 1986;
Joseph F. Widmyer, 1985; Robert Johnson,
1986; Charles E. Hoover, Jr., 1987; Albert
Lowry, 1987; Bruce M. Rudisill, 1987; John
R. Salvatore, County Commissioner. Keith
Transportation Advisory Committee
J. T. Wolford, Chairperson; Martin L.
Snook, County Commissioner.
Board of License Commissioners
Lem E. Kirk, Chairperson, 1987; Lynn W.
Dick, 1985; Woodrow W. Rippeon, 1989.
Extension and Soil Conservation Services
Richard C. Schukraft, County Director; Janet
Cover; Lawrence E. Dell; Norris E. Diefen-
derfer; Kenneth Shifflet; Mary Ellen Walte-
Soil Conservation District Supervisors
Louis G. P. Debaugh, Chairperson, 1989;
Leonard E. Lowry, 1985; Marlin E. Martin,
1986; Donald Lynn Spickler, 1987; Joseph
K. Scott (County appointee); Kenneth Shif-
flet, Extension Agent, Secretary (non-voting).
Randy L. Bachtel, District Conservationist;
Thomas Minnich, District Manager.
County Seat: Salisbury 21801
Origin: Created from Somerset and Worcester
counties in 1867 as provided by Article XIII,
sections 2-6, of the Constitution of 1867.
Name: Named after the Wicomico River from the
Indian words "wicko" and "mekee" meaning "a
place where houses are built", apparently
referring to an Indian town on the banks of the
Form of Government: Charter (1964)