Planning Commission

The Planning Commission consists of five (5) members appointed by the Mayor and Council from among the residents of Town. The five members serve for five (5) staggered years. The current members are:

Joyce Morales,
Chairwoman
Term Expires: November 2022

Patty Cartagena-Santiago,
Commissioner
Term Expires: November 2024

Sean Downey
Commissioner
Term Expires: November 2021

Maurice Morton,
Commissioner
Term Expires: November 2020

Pam Teat
Commissioner
Term Expires: November 2022

 

Meetings

The Planning Commission meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm unless otherwise noted. All meetings are open to the public as required by the Maryland Open Meetings Act.  Due to the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic meetings are restricted due to safe distancing, see information in Council meeting to participate through conference call.

Duties

The Planning Commission is responsible for providing the Comprehensive Plan to the Mayor and Council to ensure the development of public and private property, both within the Town limits and areas within one (1) mile outside of its boundaries. The Planning Commission is also responsible for the approval of all new sub-divisions and zoning amendments. As part of the requirements of Land Use Regulation of the Annotated Code for the State of Maryland, the Planning Commission must submit an Annual Report to the Mayor and Council and the Maryland Department of Planning.

 

AGENDA

 

April 22, 2021    Click here to review

May 27, 2021     Click here to review