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Board & Committee Vacancies

GARRETT COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION – 3 Positions
 
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 February 15, 2021:
 
Garrett County Commissioners
203 South Fourth Street
Oakland, Maryland  21550
 
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. 
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Individuals interested in serving on the Garrett County Planning Commission will need to provide a Letter of Interest to the following address by July 31, 2020:
 
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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