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Posted on: April 1, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Advisory Board Volunteers Wanted

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Are you interested in serving on a City advisory board?

Serve your community, lend your talents, and meet your neighbors. The following advisory boards have vacancies:  

  • Advisory Planning Commission – Volunteer from District 1
  • Airport Authority - Volunteers from District 2 and 3 
  • Animal Welfare Committee – Volunteers from all Districts 
  • Bee City USA – Volunteers from District 1 and 3 
  • Board of Election Supervisors – All Districts 
  • Committee for a Better Environment – Volunteer from all Districts
  • Education Advisory Commission – Volunteers from Districts 1, 3 and 4
  • Ethics Commission – Volunteer from District 2
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Tribute Committee – Volunteers from all Districts 
  • Noise Control Board – Volunteer from District 2 
  • Recreation Board – Volunteers from District 2 and 4
  • Seniors Committee – Volunteers from District 1, 3 and 4 
  • Tree and Landscape Board – Volunteer from any District  
  • Veterans Memorial Committee – Volunteers from all District 

Interested in volunteering? Please complete and submit an application to jsmiller@collegeparkmd.gov  or to your City Council representative by Monday, May 23, 2022. The Mayor and Council will make appointments in June 2022.   For additional information on City advisory boards, please visit our website at www.collegeparkmd.gov.  

The City is currently seeking volunteers for:

Advisory Planning Commission 
Individuals interested in serving on the Advisory Planning Commission should have a City-wide perspective and interest in planning and housing issues; a track record of civic-mindedness from work on other City projects or committees and some knowledge of the planning and development process and related laws and procedures.

Animal Welfare Committee 
Individuals interested in serving on the Animal Welfare Committee should have interest and expertise in animal care and animal rescue.  This committee addresses issues related to domestic and wild animals in the City of College Park and works with the City Animal Control Officer to promote and educate the public about animal welfare.  

Bee City USA 
The Bee City USA Committee enhances community awareness of urban pollinators in the City of College Park. 

Board of Election Supervisors 
Individuals interested in serving on the Board of Election Supervisors should have interest and expertise in the overall process of local elections in a City like College Park.

Committee for a Better Environment
Individuals interested in serving on the Community for a Better Environment should have an interest in sustainability and the environment. 

Education Advisory 
Individuals interested in serving on the Education Advisory Committee will support, strengthen and promote the schools that College Park students attend .

Ethics Commission 
Individuals interested in serving on the Ethics Commission should have interest and expertise in ethical standards and local government.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Tribute Committee
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Committee plans and hosts the annual City event in honor of Dr. King.  

Noise Control Board
Individuals interested in serving on the Noise Control Board should have interest or expertise in mediation, noise measurement and control, code interpretation, administrative law, and fair adjudication 

Recreation Board 
Individuals interested in serving on the Recreation Board should have interest and expertise in entertainment, recreation, sports, social activities, organizational skills, media relations, and consensus building.

Seniors Committee 
Individuals interested in serving on the College Park Seniors Committee should have an expertise in senior issues and/or community-building/networking.

Tree and Landscape Committee 
Individuals interested in serving on the Tree and Landscape Board should have interest and expertise in gardening, landscaping, surrounding environment, trees, and wildlife habitat.

Veterans Memorial Committee
Individuals interested in serving on the Veterans Memorial Committee will be involved in planning the City’s Veterans Day and Memorial Day events to honor our veterans.

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