County Commissioners

Posted on: March 13, 2017

QAC Commissioners Seeking Citizens Interested in Serving on 7 Committees

Join a QAC Board or Commission


 The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizens to multiple county boards and commissions. The deadline for applications is April, 28, 2017.

 The Board of License Commissioners, also known as the Liquor Board, is responsible for reviewing alcoholic beverage license applications, issuing licenses, license renewals, enforcement of laws, and printing, publishing and updating alcoholic beverage regulations.

 The Bay Bridge Airport Commission’s purpose of the commission is to investigate, review, report, and make recommendations on the use and future use of the Bay Bridge Airport and its facilities, to review periodically the operating procedures of the Airport in order to assure compatibility of such procedures with the welfare of the community and to uphold the Bay Bridge Airport Minimum Standards. It is to encourage the use of the Airport as an economic, recreational and educational center and promote good community relations.

 Agricultural Preservation Board’s purpose is to advise county government with respect to establishment of agricultural districts, assist in reviewing the status of agricultural districts and land under easement, advise the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Fund concerning county priorities for agricultural preservation and promote preservation of agriculture within the county by offering information and assistance to farmers concerning the establishment of districts and purchase of easements.

 Social Services Board serves in an advisory capacity to the director and members act as liaisons to bring concerns from their communities and to take back information. Social Services Board members participate in the process to select the director of Social Services for appointment and complete the director’s annual performance evaluation with the Department of Human Resources.

 The Property Tax Assessment Board’s members are recommended by the County Commissioners and appointed by the Governor of Maryland.

 The Housing Authority’s purpose is to provide decent, safe and affordable housing for the residents of Queen Anne’s County.  They may acquire, own, lease and operate housing projects and provide for the construction, reconstruction, improvement, alteration or repair of any housing project; make rent subsidy payments to or on behalf of persons of eligible income, investigate into living, dwelling and housing conditions, and into the means and methods of improving such conditions, and other related tasks.

 The Friends of Historic Christ Church in Stevensville are looking for like-minded individuals to join their group. Nancy Cook, director of the group, said, “We welcome people to join us as we work to preserve the past and to plan for the future. We meet once a month February through November.”

 Anyone interested in serving on a QAC board, commission or committee is encouraged to send a letter of interest and brief resume to lthomas@qac.org or via mail to Lynda Thomas, 107 N. Liberty Street, Centreville, MD 21617. Those with questions may also reach Ms. Thomas at

410-758-4098. More detailed information about each board and commission is available at qac.org.

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