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

Personnel Board


The City of Frederick is seeking applicants to serve on its Personnel Board. The Personnel Board is comprised of three regular members (and one alternate member) appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Board of Aldermen. The Personnel Board is responsible for hearing any appeal made by a full-time City employee who is suspended, demoted or discharged. The Personnel Board may also provide advice to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen on issues concerning personnel administration, and may perform other related duties as directed by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. The Personnel Board meets on an “as-needed” basis.

Personnel Board members must reside in the City, own property in the City, operate a business in the City, or have a primary place of employment in the City. Members may not hold any public elected office and may not hold any other City position. Members serve staggered four-year terms and may be reappointed.

Interested individuals should submit a recent resume and letter of interest to Amber Grimes, Commission Coordinator, 101 North Court Street, Frederick, MD 21701 or email agrimes@cityoffrederick.com by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. 
 


Sustainability Committee


The Sustainability Committee is currently seeking city residents to fill an unexpired term on this committee.

The role of the Sustainability Committee is to lead and coordinate sustainability activities in the community to help the city establish and meet goals set forth in the Sustainability Plan. Using best practices in resource areas like water, energy, land use, health, food, and economy, the City also can earn points toward Sustainable Maryland re-certification.

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen adopted Resolution 16-05 in support of the formation of a Sustainability Committee.

Interested individuals should be city residents. Individuals who have experience in the green energy or transportation, food and nutrition, green building design or other sustainable practices are encouraged to apply.

For additional information regarding the Sustainability Committee, contact Jenny Willoughby, sustainability manager, at 301-600-2843 or jwilloughby@cityoffrederick.com. 
 
Please send a letter of interest and recent resume to Amber Grimes, Commission Coordinator, at 101 N. Court St., Frederick, MD 21701 or email agrimes@cityoffrederick.com by 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. 

 
 

Bicycle / Pedestrian Advisory Committee


The City of Frederick is currently seeking interested individuals to fill a vacancy on the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee.

The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee 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 relate to infrastructure, accessibility, and promoting the benefits of these systems. The Committee meets at the City Annex Building on the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. to discharge its duties.

Interested individuals must be city residents. Individuals who live outside of the downtown area are encouraged to apply. It is preferred that persons with a particular interest in walking apply.

Interested individuals should submit a recent resume and letter of interest noting the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee to Amber Grimes, Commission Coordinator, 101 North Court Street, Frederick, MD 21701 or agrimes@cityoffrederick.com by Friday, January 20, 2017.

For additional information on the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, please contact Tim Davis at tdavis@cityoffrederick.com or 301.600.1884. 

         
   

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 five 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.

For additional information regarding these commissions and boards, please contact Amber Grimes at 301.600.1453.




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 two (2) years. Volunteer coordinators must be a resident of the relevant NAC area. (Click on designated Neighborhood Advisory Council map).

Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and a recent resume to Michele Bowman, NAC Outreach Coordinator, 100 West Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701 or email mbowman@frederickmdpolice.org.

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.

For more information on Neighborhood Advisory Councils, please contact Michele Bowman, NAC Outreach Coordinator for The City of Frederick at 301.600.2091 or mbowman@frederickmdpolice.org.