Volunteers wanted for county boards
STEVENSVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for citizens to fill multiple boards and commissions. The deadline for applications is April 28.
The Board of License Commissioners, also known as the Liquor Board, is responsible for reviewing alcoholic beverage license applications, issuing licenses, license renewals, enforcement of laws, and printing, publishing and updating alcoholic beverage regulations.
The Bay Bridge Airport Commission’s purpose is to investigate, review, report and make recommendations on the use and future use of the Bay Bridge Airport and its facilities, to review periodically the operating procedures of the airport in order to assure compatibility of such procedures with the welfare of the community and to uphold the Bay Bridge Airport Minimum Standards.
Agricultural Preservation Board’s purpose is to advise county government with respect to establishment of agricultural districts, assist in reviewing the status of agricultural districts and land under easement, advise the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Fund concerning county priorities for agricultural preservation and promote preservation of agriculture within the county by offering information and assistance to farmers concerning the establishment of districts and purchase of easements.
Social Services Board serves in an advisory capacity to the director, and members act as liaisons to bring concerns from their communities and to take back information. Social Services Board members participate in the process to select the director of Social Services for appointment and complete the director’s annual performance evaluation with the Department of Human Resources.
The Property Tax Assessment Board’s members are recommended by the County Commissioners and appointed by the Governor.
The Housing Authority’s purpose is to provide decent, safe and affordable housing for the residents of Queen Anne’s County. They may acquire, own, lease and operate housing projects and provide for the construction, reconstruction, improvement, alteration or repair of any housing project; make rent subsidy payments to or on behalf of persons of eligible income, investigate into living, dwelling and housing conditions, and into the means and methods of improving such conditions, and other related tasks.
The Friends of Historic Christ Church in Stevensville are looking for like-minded individuals to join their group. Nancy Cook, director of the group, said, “We welcome people to join us as we work to preserve the past and to plan for the future. We meet once a month February through November.”
Anyone interested in serving on a Queen Anne’s County board, commission or committee is encouraged to send a letter of interest and brief resume to email@example.com or via mail to Lynda Thomas, 107 N. Liberty St., Centreville, MD 21617.
Those with questions may also reach Thomas at 410758-4098. More detailed information about each board and commission is available at www.qac.org.