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Charles County is seeking county residents to fill vacancies on boards, committees and commissions, including the Agricultural Land Preservation Advisory Board, Area Council on Aging, Board of Electrical Examiners, newly established Charter Board, Heritage Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, Library Board of Trustees, Monument Commission, newly established Neighborhood Traffic Calming Task Force, newly established School Adequate Public Facilities Program and Funding Review Committee, and the Wicomico Scenic River Commission.
There are nine vacancies on the newly established Charter Board for citizen members. The Charter Board will draft a charter for submission to the Board of County Commissioners and then for a referendum election by the voters of Charles County. The Charter of Charles County is a document that will change the current code home rule commissioner form of government to charter government if approved by the voters.
There are five vacancies on the newly established Neighborhood Traffic Calming Task Force. There is one vacancy for a member resident in the Charles County Development District, a resident in a rural neighborhood, a member of an HOA Board, a member of the volunteer fire department and a resident in a community or neighborhood with no HOA. The task force will assist the Department of Planning & Growth Management in developing a Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program in Charles County.
There are seven vacancies on the newly established School Adequate Public Facilities Program and Funding Review Committee. There are two vacancies for board of education members, three vacancies for citizens or parent with a child in a Charles County public school and two vacancies for members in the building industry. The committee will evaluate the County’s approach to ensuring adequate public facilities for schools in the development approval process.
There is one vacancy on the Library Board of Trustees for a citizen member. The task of the board is to deal with all aspects of the library, including services, staff, rules and regulations and other functions for the proper delivery of library services.
Applications and a detailed list of all current vacancies are available on the Charles County government website at www.CharlesCountyMD.gov or by contacting Carol DeSoto at 301-645-0691 or DesotoC@CharlesCounty.org.
A separate application must be submitted for each membership.