Ocean City Manager David Recor Resigns - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Ocean City Manager David Recor Resigns

Posted: Updated:
David Recor David Recor

OCEAN CITY, Md.-  Ocean City's City Manager David Recor has stepped down after serving three years on the job.

Jessica Waters, a spokesperson for the Maryland resort town, said Recor submitted his resignation before a closed session Town Council meeting on Monday night. Waters could not provide details about what led to Recor's resignation, saying his departure is considered a "personnel matter."

Authorities said on July 10th Recor fled an accident scene in a town issued vehicle. Recor later passed a sobriety test according to authorities. 

Prior to David Recor being named the City Manager of Ocean City he made a name for himself in Alaska and Fort Pierce, Florida. In Alaska Recor made headlines for reports of shoplifting. As City Manager in Florida Recor was accused of assault. Recor was never charged. He resigned from his Fort Pierce City Manager position in 2012. 

He was hired as City Manager of Ocean City a few weeks later. Recor replaced longtime City Manager Dennis Dare who was forced out in 2011. Dare currently serves on the city council. 

Dare said he won’t consider the City Manager job again.  

“Been there done it. I was privileged to serve the  town as the City Manager for 21 years. New eyes, fresh ideas, David brought some of those in. I’m sure the next City Manager will bring even more,” said Dare. 

WBOC tried to reach Recor by phone Tuesday, but both numbers were disconnected. 

Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan will serve as the interim city manager in the interim. A national search will be conducted to fill the spot permanently, according to Waters.  

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Pedestrian Struck on Coastal Highway in Lewes

    Pedestrian Struck on Coastal Highway in Lewes

    Sep 18, 2018 11:53 AM -04:002018-09-18 15:53:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-09-18 15:53:19 GMT
    LEWES, De.- The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a crash involving a Delaware State Trooper and a pedestrian that happened early Tuesday morning. The accident happened just after 5:00 a.m. on September 18, as a fully maMore
    LEWES, De.- The Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit is investigating a crash involving a Delaware State Trooper and a pedestrian that happened early Tuesday morning. The accident happened just after 5:00 a.m. on September 18, as a fully maMore
  • Central Avenue Bridge Work in Laurel Delayed

    Central Avenue Bridge Work in Laurel Delayed

    Sep 18, 2018 10:49 AM -04:002018-09-18 14:49:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-09-18 15:08:47 GMT
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    Work on the Central Avenue Bridge was originally expected to be complete by the end of the year. Now, DelDOT said the bridge will remain closed until mid-April of next year.More
    Work on the Central Avenue Bridge in Laurel, Delaware, was originally expected to be complete by the end of the year. Now, DelDOT said the bridge will remain closed until mid-April of next year.More
  • Florence Likely to Impact School Calendars in Virginia

    Florence Likely to Impact School Calendars in Virginia

    Sep 18, 2018 10:06 AM -04:002018-09-18 14:06:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 18 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-09-18 14:06:21 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    Hurricane Florence could impact the academic calendar for schools in coastal Virginia.More
    Hurricane Florence could impact the academic calendar for schools in coastal Virginia. More
  • Most Popular VideosMost Popular VideosMore>>

  • State Police Investigate Death of Caroline County Teenager in Attempted Kidnapping

    State Police Investigate Death of Caroline County Teenager in Attempted Kidnapping

    A Caroline County teen is dead after police say they arrested him for attempting to kidnap another boy. It happened Sunday night not too far from Wyatt's Rentals Trailer Park off Greensboro Road where the teen lived.

    After arresting 19 year-old, Antone Black, police say he began to show signs of medical distress and was transported to Easton Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

    More

    A Caroline County teen is dead after police say they arrested him for attempting to kidnap another boy. It happened Sunday night not too far from Wyatt's Rentals Trailer Park off Greensboro Road where the teen lived.

    After arresting 19 year-old, Antone Black, police say he began to show signs of medical distress and was transported to Easton Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

    More
  • Florence Impacts Delaware Beaches

    Florence Impacts Delaware Beaches

    As Hurricane Florence dies down, Delaware's beaches are feeling some lingering impacts from the powerful storm.

    In Rehoboth Beach, Beach Patrol Chief Aaron Tartal says the storm water outfalls are more exposed than usual and that Florence brought rip currents to the area. As such, lifeguards put swimming advisories in place throughout the weekend.

    More

    As Hurricane Florence dies down, Delaware's beaches are feeling some lingering impacts from the powerful storm.

    In Rehoboth Beach, Beach Patrol Chief Aaron Tartal says the storm water outfalls are more exposed than usual and that Florence brought rip currents to the area. As such, lifeguards put swimming advisories in place throughout the weekend.

    More
  • Three People Struck By Train in Georgetown

    Three People Struck By Train in Georgetown

    Georgetown Police are investigating a crash where three people where struck by a train early in the morning on September 16, in Georgetown, Delaware.

    More

    Georgetown Police are investigating a crash where three people where struck by a train early in the morning on September 16, in Georgetown, Delaware.

    More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices