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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 by April 3, 2020:
 
Garrett County Commissioners
203 South Fourth Street
Oakland, Maryland  21550
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GARRETT COUNTY COMMISSION FOR WOMEN – 2 Positions
 
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 Commission for Women 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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