Please note: Currently, all boards and commissions meetings are being held in-person or virtually. To learn the meeting status, please contact the Office of the County Executive at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-600-1102. Videos of virtual live meetings and previously held virtual meetings may be viewed on the public portal.
Frederick County Government has many boards and commissions and is always seeking citizens to apply for membership.
To be considered for membership citizens must be residents in and registered voters of Frederick County.
Appointments are made by the Frederick County Executive and confirmed by the Frederick County Council with the exception of the Board of Zoning Appeals and the Interagency Internal Audit Authority as the County Council appoints those members.
Members serve without compensation with the exception of those serving on the Board of Zoning Appeals, Planning Commission, and the Police Accountability Board.
The Committee provides recommendations to help shape budgets, makes suggestions about the Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance and reviews information related to public school capacities, enrollments, facilities and growth trends.
The Committee supports implementation of the Bikeways & Trails Plan and promote bicycling and walking throughout the county. Members help to prioritize trail projects in the county’s six-year Capital Improvement Program.
Boards & Commissions Subject to Frederick County Ethics Law
Per the Frederick County Ethics Law, individuals appointed to the following boards and commissions will be required to complete an Annual Financial Disclosure Statement. For more information, contact the County Attorney’s Office at 301-600-1030.