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The Montgomery County Council is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the county Planning Board.
The second term of Marye Wells-Harley will expire June 14 and she is not eligible for reappointment.
Members of the Planning Board serve four-year terms and are limited to two full terms. No more than three members may be from the same political party and each member must be a resident and registered voter of Montgomery County when appointed.
The position may be filled by a Democrat, Republican, a voter who declines to affiliate with a party or a member of another party officially recognized by the Montgomery County Board of Elections.
In addition to Wells-Harley, who is a Democrat, board members are Chair Casey Anderson (D), Norman Dreyfuss (R), Gerald Cichy (R) and Natali Fani-Gonzalez (D).
The Planning Board serves as the council’s principal adviser on land use planning and community planning. Planning Board members also serve as commissioners of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.
Letters of application expressing interest, including a resume listing professional and civic experience, political party affiliation, home and office telephone numbers and an email address, should be addressed to: Council President Roger Berliner, County Council Office, Stella B. Werner Council Office Building, 100 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850.
Applications can also be submitted by email to email@example.com.
Letters and resumes must be received no later than 5 p.m. April 12.
After the closing date, council members will review the letters of application and select applicants for interviews to be held soon thereafter.
For more information, contact Anne Brown at 240-777 7925 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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