Wicomico County Council Names New Administrator

By the unanimous consent of the Wicomico County Council, John T. Cannon, County Council President, announced today that Laura Hurley, RP, will replace Matthew Creamer as Council Administrator. Mrs. Hurley, a Wicomico County resident, graduated from Salisbury University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management in 2012. Mrs. Hurley is a registered paralegal and has experience working with Wicomico County as a Legal Assistant in the Wicomico County Department of Law and as an Executive Office Associate in the Council Office. Prior to her employment with the County, she worked for former County Attorney, Ed Baker, at the law firm of Seidel, Baker & Tilghman, P.A.

The Council Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Wicomico County Council Office under the direction of the County Council.  Assignments are difficult in nature and carried out in accordance with broad policy guidelines, general goals and objectives and applicable legal standards or regulations.

The Council Administrator reports directly to the County Council and serves at its pleasure.

County Council President John T. Cannon said, “The County Council is very pleased that Mrs. Hurley was our unanimous choice to be the Council Administrator.”

Mrs. Hurley will work with Matthew Creamer, who is retiring effective December 31, 2016, having served as Council Administrator since 2007, to ensure that the transition is as smooth and effective as possible.


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