The Board of County Commissioners is soliciting applicants for the committees listed below. Calvert County residents who are registered voters in Calvert County should apply. Applications may be obtained from the Commissioners’ Office (175 Main Street, Room A203, Prince Frederick, MD), any Calvert County Public Library branch, or online at the Volunteer Boards and Commissions homepage. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the telephone number listed in the advertisement or Ms. Tolomei at 410-535-2160. .

Applications must be submitted by:Thursday, February 22, 2018 You may mail or hand-deliver to: (Board of County Commissioners, Courthouse, 175 Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD 20678),
Fax (410-535-5594), or email: . . Lisa.Tolomei@calvertcountymd.gov *If applications are not received, advertisement will be extended.


Adult Guardianship Review Board

Six vacancies due to passing, resignations, and term expiration

State law requires each local Department of Social Services to implement a program of protective services for disabled individuals and vulnerable adults. Each jurisdiction must appoint an Adult Guardianship Review Board to review guardianships held by public agencies within their area. Meeting times vary; for more info: call Debbie Walsh at 443-550-6949.


Agricultural Reconciliation Committee

Five vacancies due to resignations and term expiration

Created as a result of the Calvert County Right to Farm Ordinance, adopted in 1996; the Committee arbitrates/mediates conflicts involving agricultural or forestry operation conducted on agricultural lands and to issue opinions on whether such agricultural or forestry operations are conducted in a manner consistent with accepted agricultural or forestry management practices, meets on an as needed basis. For more info contact: 410-535-1600, ext. 2339.


Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of Calvert County

One vacancy term expiration

Set policies governing the Housing Authority of Calvert County (HACC) operation and charts the direction of current/future programs to help alleviate shortages of safe/affordable dwelling accommodations. Meets monthly, fourth Wednesday, 9:00 a.m., Housing Authority of Calvert County, 480 Main Street, Prince Frederick, Maryland. For more info contact: 410-535-1600 ext. 8803


Calvert County Ethics Commission

One vacancy due to resignation

Implements Calvert County Ethics Code through advisory opinions, resolution of complaints, and devises, receives, and maintains ethics reporting forms. Meets the third Monday Monthly, Phillips House, 28 Duke Street, Prince Frederick, MD. For more info: 410-414-8079 or calvertethics@gmail.com


Calvert County Family Network Board of Directors

Two vacancies due to resignation and term expiration

Serves as an advisory board to the BOCC, facilitating the implementation and/or enhancement of those programs mandated by the State (via the Governor’s Office for Children), targeting at-risk youth and families. The Board consists of representatives from social and health-related agencies, business leaders, private providers of human services and citizens. CCFN’s administrative staff report to the Director of the Calvert County Department of Community Resources. Meets quarterly on the 4th Monday of February, May, August, and November, at 3:30pm, Duke Room, Community Resources Building, 30 Duke Street, Prince Frederick. For more info contact: 410-535-1600, ext. 8804.


Commission for Women

Four vacancies due to resignation, term expirations, and an unfilled vacancy
Applicants should contact the Commission for Women to SUBMIT AN APPLICATION. Info: www.calvert-women.org or 410-535-1600, ext. 8803.

The Calvert County Commission for Women is the County’s volunteer agency charged with: developing opportunities for women, eliminating barriers that prevent women from realizing their full potential, and giving recognition to the contributions of women in Calvert County. Contact Inez Claggett, Chair at calvertwomen@gmail.com; Meets monthly, third Thursday, 7:00 p.m., College of Southern Maryland, Building B, 115 J.W. Williams Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678


Core Service Agency Advisory Board

Unlimited

Serves in an advisory capacity to the Calvert County Core Service Agency and annually reviews and approves the Comprehensive Mental Health Plan for Calvert County. Voting members are residents of Calvert County and are: Two consumers, either past or present of CSA funded services; a family member of an adult consumer; a family member of a consumer under the age of 18 years; a citizen with either a legal or business background; a representative of the Mental Health and Addiction Advisory Committee; a representative of a mental health consumer advocacy group; a psychiatrist from the private sector, licensed to practice in Maryland; and a mental health professional from the private sector who is not a psychiatrist.


Cove Point Light Station Commission

Two vacancies due to resignation and term expiration

The Commission serves as an advisory board to the Board of County Commissioners on matters concerning the Cove Point Light Station and its impact on the Cove Point communities. Meets quarterly (Feb., Spring, Mid-summer, and Fall); 3:00 p.m., Calvert Marine Museum, 14150 Solomons Island Road, Solomons, Maryland For more info contact: 410-326-2042.


Economic Development Advisory Commission

Four vacancies – New Commission

Acts in an advisory capacity to promote, encourage and improve the county’s general economic well-being by assisting in implementation of the county’s 5-year strategic plan, providing feedback to the BOCC on policies affecting economic development and serving as an ambassador in recruiting businesses and promoting Calvert County to business prospects. Applicants are sought from a diversity of industries including agriculture, manufacturing, health care, construction, hospitality and professional services. Meets quarterly, 8:30 a.m., on 2nd Wednesday of January, April, July and October starting in 2018 in the Planning Commission Hearing Room, Courthouse Square, 205 Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD. For more information, call 410-535-4583.


Employees’ Retirement Plan Board of Trustees

One vacancy due to resignation

The County has adopted the Calvert County Employees’ Retirement Plan effective July 1, 1996 for the benefit of its eligible employees; and whereas, the assets of the Plan shall be held in trust for the exclusive purposes of providing benefits to participants in the Plan and their beneficiaries, and defraying reasonable expenses of administering the Plan and the Trust. Meets the first Friday of February, May, August and November at 9:00 a.m. Additional meetings are scheduled as necessary. Meetings at various locations in Prince Frederick, MD. For more info contact: 410-535-1600 ext. 2664


Gambling Permit Review Committee

Two vacancies due to resignations

The committee makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding approval of permits allowing certain forms of gaming, and promulagate regulations, subject to approval by the Commissioners, pertaining to gambling activities. Meets quarterly, (March, June, September, and December), 8:30 a.m., Dream Weaver Café & Catering, 114 Solomons Island Rd N, Prince Frederick, MD. For more info contact: 410-535-1600 ext. 2214.


Heritage Committee

Two vacancies due to resignations

Acts an advisory body to the Board of County Commissioners by identifying ways to increase public awareness of Calvert County’s rich historical and cultural heritage and promotes the diversity of the historical and cultural resources of Calvert County. Meets the third Thursday bimonthly; 7:00 p.m.; Linden, Calvert County Historical Society Headquarters, 70 Church Street, Prince Frederick, MD. For more info contact: 410-535-1600 ext. 2504.


Historic District Commission

One vacancy due to term expiration

Serves as a citizen review board on historic districting decisions; as set forth in Article 66B of the annotated Code of Maryland and the County Ordinance for the Designation and Preservation of Historic Districts, the Historic District Commission is both an advisory and decisionmaking body. In its advisory capacity, the Commission is required to make recommendations concerning the historic districting of properties, amendments to ordinances, and other decisions concerning historic preservation in the County. In its decision-making capacity, the Commission approves work permits. In both capacities, the Commission may solicit comments from appropriate County, State and federal agencies prior to making recommendations or decisions. Also, the Commission promotes public education about local history and heritage resources. Meets the second Wednesday; monthly; 3:30 pm; Courthouse Square, 205 Main Street, Prince Frederick, MD 20678. Info: 410-
535-1600, ext. 2504.


Huntingtown Architectural Review Committee

Two vacancies due to term expirations

The committee makes recommendations to the Calvert County Planning Commission regarding approval of exterior design features of buildings, structures, and signs within the Mixed Use and Neighborhood Districts on the basis of appearance standards and criteria; promotes awareness of good designs within the community; advises the county on matters relating to the design of public amenities within the Town Center (TC) and other matters relating to appearance within the TC; and reviews updates to the master plan and makes recommendations. Meets monthly, second Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department


Lusby Town Center Architectural Review Committee

Three vacancies due to resignations and term expiration

Makes recommendations to the Calvert County Planning Commission on all new commercial, office, industrial and institutional buildings; additions to existing commercial, office, industrial and institutional buildings; new accessory/ancillary buildings/structures; new residential buildings; additions to and remodeling of existing residential buildings visible from existing or proposed private or public roads; signs; and fences visible from existing or proposed private or public roads. Meets the third Friday; monthly; 3:00 pm; Southern Community Center, 20 Appeal Lane, Lusby, MD 20657. Info: (410) 535-1600, ext. 2501.


Other Post-Employment Benefits Trust Fund Board of Trustees

One vacancy due to resignation

The Trustees have the authority and discretion to manage and control the Trust to the extent provided in the Calvert County Other Post Employment Benefits Trust Agreement, but do not guarantee the Trust in any manner against investment loss or depreciation in asset value, or guarantee the adequacy of the Trust to meet and discharge all or any liabilities of the Plan. Meets the first Friday of February, May, August and November at 9:00 a.m. Additional meetings are scheduled as necessary. Meetings a various locations in Prince Frederick, MD. For more info contact: 410-535-1600 ext. 2664


Owings Town Center Architectural Review Committee

Two vacancies due to resignation and term expiration

Makes recommendations to the Calvert County Planning Commission on all new commercial, office, industrial and institutional buildings; additions to existing commercial, office, industrial and institutional buildings; new accessory/ancillary buildings/structures; new residential buildings; additions to and remodeling of existing residential buildings visible from existing or proposed private or public roads; signs; and fences visible from existing or proposed private or public roads. Meets monthly, third Wednesday, 3:30 p.m., Home Towne Team Select Office, 111 E. Chesapeake Beach Road, Owings, Maryland 20736


Prince Frederick Architectural Review Committee

Two vacancies due to term expirations

The committee makes recommendations to the Calvert County Planning Commission on all new remodeling of existing commercial, office, industrial, and institutional buildings; additions to existing residential buildings visible from existing or proposed public roads; remodeling of existing residential buildings visible from public roads if they are located within the Old Town District, Old Town Residential District, Old Town Transitional District, or Fairgrounds District; new signs and changes to existing signs and new fences; and changes to existing fences visible from existing or proposed public roads. Meets the second Monday monthly; Planning & Zoning Conference Room, 150 Main Street, Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678. Info: 410-535-1600, ext. 2501.


St. Leonard Architectural Review Committee

Three vacancies due to resignation and term expirations

Makes recommendations to the Calvert County Planning Commission on all new commercial, office, industrial and institutional buildings; additions to existing commercial, office, industrial and institutional buildings; new residential buildings; additions to and remodeling of existing residential buildings visible from existing or proposed public roads; signs; and fences visible from existing or proposed public roads. Meets the first Wednesday monthly; 9:30 am; Dowell Community Center, 4889 Calvert Drive, St. Leonard, MD 20685. Info: (410) 535-1600, ext. 2501.