1995 LAWS OF MARYLAND
offices are normally open for business, AND not a legal holiday, between the hours of 9:00
a.m. and 4:00 p.m., at the request of any citizen or [taxpaper] TAXPAYER of [said
county] DORCHESTER COUNTY, exhibit the same to [such] THE person without charge.
[He] THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR shall give bond in the penalty of [five hundred
thousand dollars ($500,000.)] $500,000 for the faithful performance of [his] duties OF
THE OFFICE [,]. THE BOND IS to be secured by a bonding company, AND the premium
on [said] THE bond IS to be paid by the County Commissioners and THE BOND IS to be
approved by [said] THE COUNTY Commissioners[, and he]. THE COUNTY
ADMINISTRATOR shall qualify under the State Constitution. [He] THE COUNTY
ADMINISTRATOR shall countersign all checks issued by the County Treasurer in payment
of warrant for bills against Dorchester County and shall examine each monthly, quarterly
and annual report made by the County Treasurer and certify to the correctness of all such
reports as soon as practical thereafter.
D. [The title of the Clerk shall be the Administrative Assistant to the County
Commissioners of Dorchester County. He shall be referred to as the Administrative
Assistant to the County Commissioners of Dorchester County in all]
NOTWITHSTANDING ARTICLE 25, § 1 OF THE ANNOTATED CODE OF MARYLAND, IN
DORCHESTER COUNTY, THE CLERK TO THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SHALL BE
KNOWN AS THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR. ANY REFERENCE IN THE ANNOTATED
CODE OF MARYLAND TO THE CLERK TO THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
SHALL MEAN IN DORCHESTER COUNTY THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR. ANY
REFERENCE TO THE CLERK TO THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OR ADMINISTRATIVE
ASSISTANT TO THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS IN THIS CODE OR IN ANY county acts,
ordinances, bond issues [and all] OR other county matters SHALL MEAN THE COUNTY
The [Clerk to the County Commissioners is authorized and empowered to]
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR MAY administer an oath or affirmation [upon] ON any claim
against the county or [upon] ON any official papers connected with [his] THE COUNTY
SECTION 2. AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That this Act shall take effect
October 1, 1995.
Approved April 11, 1995.
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