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Position Notice - Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board

Media Contact: Beth Gochrach, 240-777-2528
For Immediate Release: 06/02/2021
Application Deadline: 06/23/2021

Elrich Seek Applicants for Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board

County Executive Marc Elrich is seeking applicants to fill 10 public vacancies on the Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board. Six incumbents are eligible to apply for reappointment. 

The Board is comprised of 15 residents and businesses from the following areas: Upper Rock Creek, Wheaton, Kensington, Kemp Mill, Aspen Hill, Glenmont, Norbeck, Forest Glen, Olney, Brookeville, and Sandy Spring. The Board serves as a liaison between the community, the County Executive, County Council, and County government departments by identifying community concerns and recommending possible solutions. It also advises the Director of the Mid-County Services Center on transportation, economic development, housing, education, human services, environment, recreation, public safety, and other issues of importance to the area. 

Members serve three-year terms without compensation, but are eligible for reimbursement for travel and dependent care for in-person meetings attended. The Board currently meets virtually by video- and teleconference the third Tuesday evening of each month When in-person meetings resume in the future, the Board will meet at the Mid-County Services Center, 2425 Reedie Drive, Wheaton. 

Applicants of diverse, backgrounds, professions, genders, geography, abilities, ethnicities, and ages are encouraged to apply. Members of County boards, committees and commissions may not serve on more than one such group at a time. Members must complete training on the Maryland Open Meetings Act and basic parliamentary procedure. The County Executive’s appointments are subject to confirmation by the County Council. Applications will be forwarded to the Council for confirmation and may be made public as part of the confirmation process. The deadline for application is June 23, 2021. To apply please click “Apply for Position” below to complete the online form and provide a cover letter and resume (in one document). 

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