Culver withdraws support for new fire territory

After a long battle that led to heated disagreements and a virtual cold war between county and city officials, Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver will no long fight for fire service territory for recently formed Station 13. He told the Salisbury Independent on Wednesday that he continues to support volunteer firefighters, but because of the […]

Leaders at war over fire services future

As disagreement continues about a fire service area for the newly formed Station 13, Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver is standing firmly in favor, against a frustrated Mayor and County Council president. Culver, who reportedly instructed the county’s Emergency Services Department to continue mapping out territory for Station 13 — generally the area near the […]

Email declaration serves to confuse rebel fighters issue

An email stating the County Executive’s office will cancel endorsement of a fire service territory for Station 13 was misinterpreted, County Executive Bob Culver said, and the chief of the newly formed fire company agreed. On Aug. 11, the Salisbury City Council agreed at a work session to not to allow neighborhoods around the eastern […]

Salisbury rejects county’s fire district request

The Salisbury City Council this week agreed to send a letter to County Executive Bob Culver refusing to allow the area around the bypass to become a new fire service area, a move Corey Polidore, president of the newly formed Station 13, said could mean a court battle. At a City Council work session on […]