Board & Committee Vacancies

 

GARRETT COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION – 1 Position

The GC Planning Commission is composed of nine (9) members appointed by the GC Commissioners.  
 
A primary duty of the Planning Commission is the development of the County’ Comprehensive Plan.  The Planning Commission ensures that the goals and objectives of the Comprehensive Plan are carried out by serving in an advisory role in the development and implementation of all County land use ordinances, regulations, and policies.  The Planning Commission also provides advisory opinions concerning the DC Watershed Zoning Ordinance and, along with Planning & Land Management staff, administers the GC Subdivision Ordinance by reviewing all major subdivision applications and waiver requests.  5 Year Term

Individuals interested in serving on the Garrett County Planning Commission will need to provide a Letter of Interest to the following address:

Garrett County Commissioners
203 South Fourth Street
Oakland, Maryland  21550

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GARRETT COUNTY PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT APPEALS BOARD – 1 Position - Full Member

The Garrett County Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board is composed of three (3) regular members plus one (1)alternate with 5-year term limits – Appointed by the Governor. 

In accordance with Tax Property Article § 3-103 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, the Board of County Commissioners will submit a list of three (3) nominations for each vacancy for the Governor’s consideration in making these appointments. Interested individuals in serving on the Garrett County Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board are asked to contact the Board of County Commissioners for consideration of appointment. 

A primary duty of the GC Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board is review property tax assessment appeals.

Note: Opinions previously issued by the State Ethics Commission, which provide that members of local property tax assessment boards, may not be actively engaged in real estate sales or appraisal. 

Individuals interested in serving on the Garrett County Planning Commission will need to provide a Letter of Interest to the following address:

Garrett County Commissioners
203 South Fourth Street
Oakland, Maryland 21550
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ADULT GUARDIANSHIP REVIEW BOARD – GC – 1 Position – Local Citizen Rep.

The Garrett County Adult Guardianship Review Board is comprised of 9 members mandated by the State (attorney rep., a local non-profit Social Services agency professional rep., a physician and psychiatrist, two local citizen rep., a rep. from the local Office on Aging, public health nurse, a GC Department of Social Services rep.). Three-year term limits

The primary duty of the Garrett County Adult Guardianship Review Board shall be to safeguard the welfare of persons with disabilities. The Garrett County Adult Guardianship Review Board reviews guardianship cases and makes recommendations to the Court to either continue, modify, or terminate guardianship of the person.

Individuals interested in serving on the Garrett County Adult Guardianship Review Board will need to provide a Letter of Interest to the following address:

Garrett County Commissioners
203 South Fourth Street
Oakland, Maryland 21550

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GARRETT COUNTY COMMISSION FOR WOMEN – 1 Position

The Garrett County Commission for Women is comprised of fifteen (15) members. Five (5) discretion members shall be appointed by the Garrett County Commissioners. Ten (10) nomination members shall be appointed by the Garrett County Commissioners from a list provided by the incumbent Garrett County Commission for Women.

The primary duty of the Garrett County Commission for Women shall be to promote a positive image of women, advise county government, advance solutions, and serve as a countywide resource to promote social, political, and economic equality for women.

Individuals interested in serving on the Garrett County Planning Commission will need to provide a Letter of Interest to the following address:

Garrett County Commissioners
203 South Fourth Street
Oakland, Maryland 21550
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GARRETT COUNTY LOCAL MANAGEMENT BOARD – 2 Positions – Commissioner Representative

The GC Local Management Board is composed of fourteen (14) members. Seven (7) members are permanent by office and seven (7) members are appointed by the GC Commissioners for a Three (3) Year Term.

A primary duty of the Garrett County Local Management Board is charged with planning, coordinating, funding, and monitoring interagency services to children, youth, and families. The purpose of this corporation is to promote a stable, safe, healthy environment for all children and families, thereby increasing self-sufficiency and family preservation.

Individuals interested in serving on the Garrett County Local Management Board will need to provide a Letter of Interest to the following address:

Garrett County Commissioners
203 South Fourth Street
Oakland, Maryland 21550

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GARRETT COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE – 2 Positions – General Membership

The GC Mental Health Advisory Committee (MHAC) is composed of Five (5) General Membership members, Five (5) to Seven (7) Agency Representative members, and Five (5) Ex-Officio Members. Members are appointed by the Board of Garrett County Commissioners for a Three (3) Year Term.

A primary duty of the Garrett County Mental Health Advisory Committee shall be to serve as advocate for a comprehensive mental health system for persons of all ages in Garrett County.

Individuals interested in serving on MHAC will need to provide a Letter of Interest to the following address:

Garrett County Commissioners
203 South Fourth Street
Oakland, Maryland 21550