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The City of Frederick is currently seeking interested persons to fill vacancies on the following City Boards, the positions are volunteer. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and a recent resume to Pam Stocksdale, Commission Coordinator, 101 N Court Street, Frederick, MD 21701 or email Pam Stocksdale. 

Airport

The Frederick Airport Commission is currently seeking interested persons to fill a vacancy for Citizen Representative.  This individual should be a person who has an interest in the airport, and wants to help improve the role of the Airport within the community and the surrounding region.  This vacancy must be filled by an individual who does not hold a pilot’s license and does not have any pecuniary interest in the Airport or with any organization doing business with the airport.  This representative will be appointed by the Mayor to a four year term with the advice and consent of the Board of Aldermen. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and a recent resume to Andrew Moore, Assistant Airport Manager, 111Airport Drive East - Frederick - MD 21701or email amoore@cityoffrederickmd.gov by March 12, 2020

Bicycle & Pedestrian Commission 

The Bicycle & Pedestrian Commission is currently seeking interested persons to fill a vacancy for a 4 year term. The commission will advise city officials and staff on the sound development, management, and safe use of The City of Frederick’s pedestrian and bicycle systems as they related to infrastructure, accessibility, and promoting the benefits of these systems. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month starting at 6:30 p.m. Interested individuals should send a cover letter and a current resume via email to Carreanne Eyler,  ceyler@cityoffrederickmd.gov by 1 p.m. on March 9, 2020.

Building Code of Appeals Board 

The City of Frederick is currently seeking interested persons to fill a vacancy on the following Building Code of Appeals Board. Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and a recent resume via email to Todd Himes, thimes@cityoffrederickmd.gov  by 1:00 PM on February 28, 2020.

This vacancy must be filled by an individual who is a registered architect, licensed in Maryland and who has been engaged in the business of contracting within The City of Frederick for at least 5 years. The Building Code Appeals Board meets as needed to hear disputes and appeals relating to the City’s Building Code and certain other provisions of the City Code. The member will be appointed to a three-year term, and at the conclusion thereof will be eligible for reappointment.

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program Review Panel

The City of Frederick is currently seeking interested persons to serve on the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program Review Panel ("Panel").  The purpose of the Panel is to assist in review of the program and the development of an annual report concerning the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program.  Panel shall be composed of at least five members appointed by the Mayor.  The Panel should include at least one owner of a DBE business located within the City and at least one member will be a citizen minority representative.  All members will be appointed for a term of two years.  The Panel shall meet as often as deemed necessary, but no less than annually, to discharge its duties. Currently the Panel meets the third Tuesday of every month at 9:30am in the HR Conference Room in City Hall.  Interested individuals should send a cover letter and a current resume or email to Pam Stocksdale, Mayor’s Office Manager, 101 N. Court St, Frederick, MD  21701 by 1 p.m. on March 31, 2020. 

Excessive Use of Police Services Board

The City of Frederick is currently seeking interested persons to fill two (2) vacancies on the following Excessive Use of Police Services Board.   The Excessive Use of Police Services Board shall hear appeals of actions of The CIty of Frederick in accordance with Ordinance G-07-25.  One vacancy is designated for a professional member of the property management profession and will serve a term of two years.  The second vacancy is designated for a resident of The City of Frederick and shall serve for a term of three years.  Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and a recent resume via email to Meredith Wivell, mwivell@frederickmdpolice.org  by 5:00 PM on May 1, 2020.

Fair Housing Commission

The Fair Housing Commission is currently seeking interested persons to fill a vacancy a  for 3 year term.  The commission is responsible for promoting fair housing rights within the City, they have the authority to inform the citizens of the City of practices and patterns of conduct which may be discriminatory in housing.   Interested individuals should send a cover letter and a current resume via email to Carreanne Eyler ceyler@cityoffrederickmd.gov by 1 p.m. on March 31, 2020.

Historic Preservation Commission

The Historic Preservation Commission is currently seeking interested persons to fill a vacancy for a 3-year term. This member must, at a minimum, have a demonstrated special interest, specific knowledge or professional or academic training in such fields as history, architecture, architectural history, planning, prehistoric and historic archaeology, cultural anthropology, folklore, curation, conservation, landscape architecture, historic preservation, urban design, or related disciplines. The commission is responsible for the review of applications for exterior changes to sites or structures within the Historic Preservation Overlay District, in accordance with the applicable provisions of the Land Management Code (LMC) and for engaging in other functions as provided in the LMC. Meetings are held the second (2nd) and fourth (4th) Thursday of each month, beginning at 6 p.m. Interested individuals should send a cover letter and a current resume via email to Carreanne Eyler ceyler@cityoffrederickmd.gov by 1 p.m. on April 10, 2020.

Plumbing Board

This vacancy must be filled by an individual who is a Master Plumber who has been registered by the City and who has been engaged in the business of plumbing within The City of Frederick for at least 5 years. The Plumbing Board meets as needed to hear disputes relating to the City’s Building Code and certain other provisions of the City Code. The member will be appointed to a three-year term, and at the conclusion thereof will be eligible for reappointment.

Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and a recent resume via email to Todd Himes, thimes@cityoffrederickmd.gov or email Pam Stocksdale by 1 p.m. on February 28, 2020.

Public Art Commission

The Public Art Commission is currently seeking interested persons to fill two vacancies, one for a 2 year term and one for a 3 year term.  The Public Art Commission reviews and evaluates proposals for public art projects and make recommendations to the Recreation and Parks Commission or the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.  Review proposals for the funding of public art projects and make recommendations to the Recreation and Parks Commission or the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.  Develop procedures for the physical preservation or maintenance of public art.  Applicants must have expertise in the visual arts, art appreciation, art history, architecture, or a related field.  Interested individuals should send a cover letter and a current resume via email to Sarah Stamper, Office Manager for Parks & Recreation, sstamper@cityoffrederickmd.gov  by 1 p.m. on February 28, 2020.

Youth Advisory Council

The Youth Advisory Council is seeking applicants to fill several vacancies.  The Youth Advisory Council will advise City officials and staff on policies, programs, and issues relating to youth in the community, and will strive to ensure that youth are an integral part of the City’s decision-making processes. As a non-voting member of the Youth Advisory Council, each nonvoting member must be an individual at least 18 years old, employed by, or otherwise affiliated with, an organization that provides services to children or youth in the City. Those interested should see a cover letter and current resume via email to Sean Poulin, spoulin@cityoffrederickmd.gov by 4pm March 13, 2020.  

Further Information

For additional information regarding these commissions and boards, please contact Pam Stocksdale at 301-600-1184.

Neighborhood Advisory Council

The City of Frederick is seeking individuals interested in serving on their Neighborhood Advisory Councils as a volunteer coordinator. The term of each volunteer coordinator is 2 years. Volunteer coordinators must be a resident of the relevant NAC area. (View designated Neighborhood Advisory Council map (PDF)).

Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and a recent resume to Gayon Sampson, NAC Outreach Coordinator, 101 N. Court Street, Frederick, MD 21701 or email email Gayon Sampson.

NAC Purpose

The Neighborhood Advisory Council (NAC) initiative was established to strengthen the City’s neighborhoods and improve municipal services, based on the premise that the residential and business communities in a neighborhood are best suited to identify and solve issues in those communities.

NACs bring neighborhood issues and concerns to the attention of appropriate City staff, and elected officials and provide advice and feedback on City initiatives, proposals, and policies, as well as land development and other private proposals affecting neighborhoods.

Further Information

For more information on Neighborhood Advisory Councils, please contact Gayon Sampson, Office of the Mayor at 301-600-2513 or email Gayon Sampson.