02/10/2022 | Cops and Courts – February 11, 2022

Mauser named new municipal engineer

OCEAN CITY — Further proof of the internally stable succession plan, Paul Mauser was named this week to replace longtime city engineer Terry McGean, who rose to the position of city manager. McGean’s appointment as city manager left the position of city engineer vacant, a position he held for more than three decades. As Ocean City is…

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Annexation proposal highlights growing problems in Berlin

Annexation proposal highlights growing problems in Berlin

BERLIN — A proposed 57-unit development just outside the city limits has drawn criticism and concerns over sprawl from city officials this week. When presented with the concept of a 57-home development on Evans Road this week, members of the Berlin Planning Commission objected to its size, impact on local roads and the stressful annexations imposed …

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Referendum petition on the modification of room tax revenues submitted

Referendum petition on the modification of room tax revenues submitted

OCEAN CITY — Residents of Ocean City may have the opportunity to vote on an ordinance passed late last year that will increase the percentage of room tax devoted to destination marketing after a petition in favor of a referendum seems to have acquired the required number of signatures. In December, the mayor and council narrowly adopted…

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OC Board Presents Land Swap Concept to Public Hearing

OC Board Presents Land Swap Concept to Public Hearing

OCEAN CITY — With little discussion, station officials agreed this week to move forward with a proposed land swap of two parcels near 100th Street with Delmarva Power and Light (DPL). The two plots are adjacent and identical in size, and simply swapping them provides mutual benefit to the mayor and council and the…

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