[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of County Commissioners of Worcester County 8-25-1981 by Bill No. 81-5 as Title 1 of the Courts and Judicial Proceedings Article of the 1981 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
SUBTITLE I Clerk of the Circuit Court
SUBTITLE II Court Personnel
No plat shall be received for record by the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Worcester County unless the plat is drawn accurately to scale, is made on a good quality drawing linen or is a blue print or blue or black line print on linen, and shall not exceed twenty-four inches in length by eighteen inches in width.
No deed or deeds conveying real estate or chattels real lying within the boundaries of any sanitary district operated by the Worcester County Sanitary Commission shall be accepted by the Clerk of the Circuit Court for recording unless the deed or deeds are marked by the Worcester County Sanitary Commission to indicate that all assessments or charges currently due and owed to the Worcester County Sanitary Commission with respect to the property described in the deed or deeds have been paid.
Editor's Note: The Sanitary Commission was abolished by Bill No. 93-19.
Employment authorized. The Judges of the First Judicial Circuit of this state are authorized and empowered to employ competent stenographers to serve the respective courts of the circuit. The stenographer or stenographers employed by the Judge of the Circuit Court for Worcester County shall serve at the pleasure of the Judge of the Circuit Court for Worcester County.
Compensation. The salary of each of said stenographers shall be determined and set by the Judges of the First Judicial Circuit, said salary to be paid as follows: The County Commissioners of Dorchester County, Somerset County and Worcester County and the County Council of Wicomico County shall each pay an amount of the salary specified as directed and certified by the Judges of the circuit, said payments to be made in regular installments during the service, on the presentation of the certificate of the Judges of said court to the County Commissioners certifying to the services of said Court Stenographer. And said County Commissioners or County Council of the several counties are hereby directed and empowered to provide for the payment of their several portions of the salary of said Stenographer at once on presentation of said certificates. The several Judges of the respective circuit courts are authorized to provide for the employment of an additional Court Stenographer or Court Stenographers when, in their joint discretion, the volume of work requires, at the same compensation as provided above.
The County Commissioners of Worcester County shall, upon request of the Judge of the Circuit Court for Worcester County, furnish a competent personal secretary. The salary of said secretary shall be in such amount as may be approved by the County Commissioners, and said secretary shall be employed by the County Commissioners.
[Added 9-17-2002 by Bill No. 02-12]
System of payment. The system of payment shall be in accordance with procedures as from time to time adopted by resolution of the County Commissioners.
Editor's Note: This section was amended by Ch. 372 of the Acts of 2006.