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Posted on: November 17, 2023

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 by serving on a City Advisory Board: 

  • Bee City USA Committee 
  • Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Board (New)
  • Board of Election Supervisors
  • Committee for a Better Environment 
  • Education Advisory Committee
  • Events Advisory Board 
  • Seniors Committee
  • Tree and Landscape Board 
  • Veterans Memorial Committee

If you are Interested in volunteering, please complete and submit an application (Spanish applicationto cityclerkoffice@collegeparkmd.gov by Friday, December 29, 2023.   The Mayor and Council will make appointments in January 2024 for three-year terms.   

Bee City USA
Members of the Bee City USA committee enhance community awareness of urban pollinators in the City of College Park.  The Committee will follow the guidelines established by Bee City USA to maintain the City’s affiliation with this organization. 

Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee 
Individuals interested in serving should be interested in improving the safety of bicyclists and pedestrians as they walk and cycle through our City.  The committee will assist in the development of City-specific bicycle and pedestrian polices and assist in preparing a City Bikeway Master Plan.

Board of Election Supervisors 
The BOES plans and administers the City’s municipal elections.  Individuals interested in serving on the Board of Election Supervisors must be qualified voters of the City and should have an interest in, and general knowledge of, the election process.

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

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

City Events Advisory Board 
The City Events Advisory Board recommends, advises, and assists City staff on budgeted events and recreational activities that meet the interests of the City’s diverse community of residents and attract visitors to the City. Individuals interested in serving on this board should have interest and expertise in entertainment, recreation, social activities and community-building.

Seniors Committee 
Individuals interested in serving on the College Park Seniors Committee should have an interest in senior advocacy, community building, networking and outreach.

Tree and Landscape Board
Individuals interested in serving on the Tree and Landscape Board should have interest and knowledge of trees, landscaping and gardening, and the benefits they provide to urban infrastructure, as well as local ecological and environmental benefits provided to an urban community.  

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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