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Celebrating 150 Years in Garrett County, Maryland: 1872-2022

Board & Committee Vacancies

Mandated by State Law - Chapter 59 Laws of Maryland 2021, Maryland Police Accountability Act of 2021 - Police Discipline and Law Enforcement Programs and Procedures was enacted by the Maryland General Assembly on April 10, 2021, the Board of County Commissioners is now required to establish 3 new Boards:
 
Police Accountability Board – 5 members needed,
Administrative Charging Committee – 2 members needed,
Trial Board – 1 member needed
 
Click on the link below for detailed information of the requirements for membership on each of these Boards.
 
               PowerPoint Presentation – Police Accountability Board
 
Comments or questions may be submitted to:    comments@garrettcounty.org
 
Letters of interest with resumes may be submitted via email to County Administrator Kevin Null at knull@garrettcounty.org or can be mailed to Garrett County Administrator, 203 South Fourth Street – Room 207, Oakland, Maryland  21550.  
              
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Garrett County Diversity Committee - 3 Positions - Community Member 
 
The Board of County Commissioners are accepting Letters of Interest for appointment to the Diversity Committee. The Committee shall serve for one (1) year and will:
Conduct Listening Tours around Garrett County to understand and develop solutions to improve communications and disseminate information about the diverse population in the County.
Prepare and present a report to the Board of County Commissioners on the results of the Listening Tour.
 
Membership Committee member will service at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners. Committee members will consist of:
  • Representative of the Garrett County Board of Education
  • Representative of Garrett College
  • Representative of Community Action
  • Representative of Appalachian Crossroads
  • Three (3) Community Members selected from a list of interested persons who submitted a letter of interest.
 Letters of Interest may be mailed or e-mailed to the following:
 
                              Board of County Commissioners
                              203 South Fourth Street, Room 207
                              Oakland, Maryland 21550
 
                              Via Email at
                              knull@garrettcounty.org
                              comments@garrettcounty.org
 
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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