Thursday, August 4, 2016

Jim Thomas Appointed to Salisbury-Wicomico Planning & Zoning Commission

August 4, 2016

For Immediate Release

Contact: Mayor’s Office



Salisbury – Mayor Jake Day is pleased to announce his appointment of the Greater Salisbury Committee's James R. Thomas, Jr., PE, FACEC to the Salisbury-Wicomico Planning & Zoning Commission.  Mr. Thomas received a unanimous vote from the City Council for his appointment and will join the Committee at their next meeting.


Jim Thomas was President and CEO of George, Miles & Buhr, LLC engineering & architecture firm of Salisbury, MD for twenty years.  He graduated from the University of Maryland with a BS in Civil Engineering and has over forty years’ experience as an engineering consultant. He has completed over seventy projects relevant to his position on the board, including the Crownsville State Water Treatment Plant in Anne Arundel County, the structural design of Chesapeake Hall at Salisbury University, and the West Rehoboth Wastewater Project in Sussex County, Delaware.  He is an active member of both the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) national and local organizations and served as President of the national council from May 1997-98. He is now a Past Chair and Trustee of the ACEC Business Insurance Trust and is Past Chair and a member of the International Engineering Committee.


Throughout his tenure, Mr. Thomas has built an extensive network of leaders in the engineering industry that spans the nation, exposing himself to unique opportunities and insights that have proven invaluable to his clients.  He is expected to provide the Salisbury-Wicomico Planning & Zoning Commission with a new outlook on local projects as the Committee plans for the future of Salisbury.


"We are blessed as a community that we can select among such gifted and experienced civic leaders like Jim Thomas, and that they will give of themselves on our Boards and Commissions,” said the Mayor.  “I am honored to appoint Mr. Thomas to this critical commission during a time when revitalization, development, and growth is occurring throughout our City.”



Anonymous said...

So... Nothing to see here!

Anonymous said...

Means absolutely nothing to the common working man or woman.

Anonymous said...

Just hyper qualified people giving of their own time to make the city a better place but by all means keep complaining.

Anonymous said...

Just another person people of Salisbury will run out of town with lies and cries from lazy do nothing employees. Just like all the other over qualified directors the POS city crybaby have tried to ruin. They ALL left for bigger better things and Salisbury continues to fail just like it's crybaby city employees. Just look at your town administrator.

Anonymous said...

9:34 AM

If you love Salisbury so much, after you attend one of those feel good 3rd Friday events in you beloved downtown, take a stroll down Delaware Ave. and West Main Street after dark. Or perhaps the Smith Street area. See if you still get that warm and fuzzy feeling.