The Charles County Commissioners are seeking county residents who want to get involved in their community to fill vacancies on several boards, committees, and commissions. No experience required.

TheBoard of License Commissioners (Liquor Board)reviews and approves the issuance and renewal of liquor licenses in Charles County, and establishes penalties for violations. Members serve four-year terms. Seeking District 2 and District 4 residents to fill vacancy.

TheNuisance Abatement Boardconducts hearings pertaining to citizen complaints regarding unsightly accumulation of paper, junk, vehicle parts, trash, garbage, leaves, etc. and if grass, weeds, uncultivated vegetable growth, briars, bush and plants that are more than one foot high on private property.

TheInternal Audit Oversight Committeeadvises the Board of Commissioners and the County Administrator on significant audit matters such as management’s internal controls, compliance, performance and risk assessment practices, and the work plan for internal audits performed under the Internal Audit Charter.

TheGovernor’sProperty Tax Assessment Boardhears appeals from Charles County property owners who disagree with the values assessed by the State Department of Assessments and Taxation, and appeals concerning local tax credits, local taxes, and other local tax matters.In addition to completing a Charles County online application, you must complete a Governor’ application atGovernor.Maryland.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Application-Form.pdf.

Additional vacancies include:

  • Adult Public Guardianship Review Board
  • Alarm Review Board
  • Animal Matters Hearing Board
  • Area Council on Aging
  • Board of License Commissioners (Liquor Board) District 2 and District 4
  • Business Development Loan Fund for Women, Minorities and Veterans
  • Charles County Pension Plan Committee
  • Commission for Women
  • Commission on Individuals with Disabilities
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse Council (Charles County)
  • Homeowner’s Association Dispute Review Board
  • Internal Audit Oversight CommitteeNewly Formed
  • Mental Health Advisory Committee
  • Nuisance Abatement Board
  • Property Tax Assessment Appeal Board
  • Sheriff’s Office Retirement Plan Committee (SORP)

Positions will remain open until filled. A separate application must be submitted for each vacancy. Applications and a detailed list of all current vacancies are available on the Charles County Government website atwww.CharlesCountyMD.govor by contacting Carol DeSoto, Senior Commissioner Specialist, at 301-645-0691 orDesotoC@CharlesCountyMD.gov

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About Charles County Government

The mission of Charles County Government is to provide our citizens the highest quality service possible in a timely, efficient and courteous manner. To achieve this goal, our government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive long- and short-term planning and have an appropriate managerial organization tempered by fiscal responsibility. We support and encourage efforts to grow a diverse workplace. Charles County is a place where all people thrive and businesses grow and prosper; where the preservation of our heritage and environment is paramount; where government services to its citizens are provided at the highest level of excellence; and where the quality of life is the best in the nation.

It is the policy of Charles County to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religious or political affiliation or opinion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.