Friday, March 30, 2012

Republican Vacancy on Montgomery County Planning Board // Applications Due April 25th

Hat tip to Gaithersburg's Town Courier:
Montgomery Council Seeks Planning Board Applicants

The Montgomery County Council is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the Montgomery County Planning Board. The term of Amy Presley (Republican) will expire on June 14. Presley has indicated her intent to apply for reappointment to a second term.

Letters expressing interest, including a resume listing professional and civic experience, political party affiliation, home and office telephone numbers and an e-mail address, must be received no later than 5 p.m. on April 25 and should be addressed to: Council President Roger Berliner, County Council Office, 100 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Md., 20850, or can be e-mailed to

No more than three members of the Planning Board may be from the same political party, and all members must be residents and registered voters of Montgomery County when appointed. Members serve four-year terms and are limited to two full terms. Since three Democrats are currently serving on the Board, this position can only be filled by a Republican, or by a voter who declines to affiliate with a party; or by a member of another party officially recognized by the Montgomery County Board of Elections. In addition to Presley, the current board members are Chairman Francoise Carrier (D); Casey Anderson (D) Norman Dreyfuss (R) and Mary Wells-Harley (D).

Annual compensation for board members is currently $30,000.

For more information contact Linda Lauer at 240.777.7979 or

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