May 11, 2021

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Volunteers Sought for County Boards

County Boards

If you’ve been looking for an opportunity to play a more active role in the community, here is your chance. The St. Mary’s County commissioners are asking all citizens interested in volunteering their time to the community to consider serving on a board, committee, or commission.

Detailed descriptions of the various boards and membership applications are available on the county’s website. All applications must include a resume and be submitted no later than May 14, 2021.

Vacancies on the following county boards, committees, and commissions:

  • Agriculture, Seafood and Forestry Commission
  • Animal Control Advisory Board
  • Commission for Women
  • Commission on Aging
  • Commission on the Environment
  • Ethics Commission
  • Human Relations Commission
  • Local Management Board
  • Redistricting Board
  • Recreation & Parks Board
  • Social Service Board
  • Transportation Advisory Committee
  • Tri-County Animal Shelter
  • Youth Advisory Committee

The following vacancies have special requirements:

  • Board of Appeals — Must have some planning experience
  • Economic Development Commission
  • Historic Preservation Commission – Discipline of architecture, architectural history, history or archaeology
  • Metropolitan Commission – Must live in the 3rd District
  • Plumbing Fuel Gas Board – Must be a licensed plumber
  • Property Tax Assessment Appeal Board – applications must be completed on the Governor’s Appointments Office website

PLEASE NOTE: The county commissioners are seeking interested citizens to fill three vacancies on the local Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board. The board has jurisdiction over all appeals in its area concerning property tax assessments, the Home Owners’ Tax Credit Program, the Renters’ Tax Credit Program, the Agricultural Land Preservation Easement Program, and other local tax matters assigned to the board for hearing. This jurisdiction includes but is not limited to appeals concerning local tax credits, local taxes and special taxing areas (Code Tax – Property Article, Title 3). Applications are due by April 30, 2021.

Interested citizens can download an application from the county’s website linked to above or call Diane Gleissner at 301-475-4200, ext. 1707 for more information.


For more about Lexington Park, visit the St. Mary’s County Community Development Corporation’s Leader member page.

St. Mary’s County Community Development Corporation

46940 South Shangri-La Drive, Suite 7

Lexington Park, MD 20653


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