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Opportunities in serving on a City advisory board

Volunteers Wanted

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
  • Bee City USA
  • Committee for a Better Environment
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Committee
  • Noise Control Board
  • Recreation Board
  • College Park Seniors Committee
  • Veterans Memorial Committee

Interested in volunteering? Please complete and submit an application to jsmiller@collegeparkmd.gov or to me by May 18th. For additional information on City advisory boards, please visit our website by clicking here.

For additional information regarding vacancies, please contact me or the City Clerk’s office.

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. The Advisory Planning Commission has one vacancy for a District 1 resident.

Bee City USA
Are you interested in, or have a background in, ecology, native plants, garden communities and nature? Is protecting pollinator populations important to you? Would you like to volunteer to serve your community? A new committee is being formed to 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.

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.

Dr. Martin Luther King Tribute Committee
Individuals serving on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Committee will help to plan the City’s annual tribute event.

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.

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

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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2 Comments to “Opportunities in serving on a City advisory board”

  1. By Tina McCloud, May 31, 2020 @ 7:59 pm

    When do these committees meet and how do I apply?

    Plus major concern about speeding cars/motorcycles in our neighborhood.

  2. By Fazlul Kabir, June 1, 2020 @ 9:58 am

    H Tina, They meet at different times. Please go over the description of each committee here on City’s website: https://www.collegeparkmd.gov/186/Boards-Commissions