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Boards and Commissions Vacancies
Find out about the vacancies in various boards, commissions, and committees.

Animal Matters Board
The Board mediates petitions, provides written recommendations to the chief of police and animal review official as requested and more.

Board of Appeals
This board is comprised of three members and one alternate, who are charged with the responsibility of hearing and deciding all administrative appeals and applications for variances and special exceptions.

Board of Supervisors of Elections
The board is charged with the conduct of all City elections, the registration of voters and the keeping of records in connection with these functions.

Charter Review Commission
The Charter Review Commission was formed by the mayor and council in April 2012 to review and evaluate Article II, Section 1(a) and Article III, Section 4 of the City Charter.

Compensation Commission
The Compensation Commission determines the annual compensation for the five elected officials of the City.

Cultural Arts Commission
This eleven-member commission encourages the arts and culture in the City.

Environment Commission
The Environment Commission is a nine-member body with backgrounds in science, the environment and education, as well as a student member.

Ethics Commission
The purpose of the Ethics Commission is to advise the Mayor and Council regarding ethical matters, including the review of the current Ethics Code and documents related to the City Ethics Code.

Financial Advisory Board
The Financial Advisory Board advises the Mayor and Council regarding financial matters, including the reviewing of current financial policies, procedures, and documents relating to City finances and making recommendations to the Mayor and Council.

Historic District Commission
The Historic District Commission (HDC) was created by the mayor and council in 1966 for the purpose of recommending the boundaries of districts that are deemed to be of historic or architectural value to the city of Rockville.

Human Rights Commission
In addition to adjudicating housing and public accommodation and a limited number of employment discrimination complaints, this 11-member commission oversees the City's Community Mediation Program.

Human Services Advisory Commission
This commission provides advice and guidance to the mayor and council on human service needs in Rockville and how best to address them.

Landlord-Tenant Affairs Commission
The Commission on Landlord-Tenant Affairs consist of seven members who reside within the City, or the case of landlords and operators, who own or operate rental facilities within the City.

Personnel Appeals Board
The board is charged, in accordance with the requirements of the Personnel Regulations, with hearing appeals filed by employees of the City of Rockville in cases of dismissal action taken by the City manager for disciplinary reasons.

Planning Commission
The Planning Commission is a seven-member body charged with formulating a master plan for the City of Rockville and revising the plan when necessary.

Recreation and Park Advisory Board
The board is charged with encouraging the development of desirable recreation and park facilities in the City and recommending those programs for young people and adults that suitably reflect the needs of the citizens.

Retirement Board
This seven-member body exists for the purpose of generally directing the affairs of the City's retirement system, processing retirement and disability applications and reviewing investment policy, etc. The members are appointed by the mayor with the confirmation of the council. The membership is composed of a member of the Mayor and Council, the City Manager, three City employees, below assistant department head level, and two persons with previous business experience, one of whom will serve as the chairperson. Terms are for two years. The Finance Director is the executive secretary to the Board. (Chapter 15, Rockville City Code)

Rockville Economic Development Inc. (REDI)
The Rockville Economic Development, Inc. was organized to maintain the City as a leading economic center and to expand the City’s tax base while sustaining and equitable balance between commercial and residential segments.

Rockville Housing Enterprises
Rockville Housing Enterprises is an independent body that functions under federal and state law, but which was created by the mayor and council for the purpose of investigating the need for building and administering such public housing in the City as is found to be necessary.

Rockville Recreation & Parks Foundation, Inc.
The Foundation's mission is to financially support and facilitate efforts to improve recreational activities, programs, parks properties and facilities, acquire new park and open space land, and purchase equipment and other amenities within the park system.

Rockville Seniors Inc. (RSI)
The mayor and council created this non-profit corporation for the purpose of ensuring that the quality of life for all Rockville senior citizens is improved through a properly supported Senior Citizen Center and adequately funded social, recreational and educational programs.

Rockville Sister City Corporation
The Rockville Sister City Corporation oversees Rockville's Sister City relationships with Pinneberg, Germany and Jiaxing, China, providing opportunities to learn about each other.

Senior Citizens Commission
This board is charged with proposing programs, activities, legislation, etc., to meet the needs of senior citizens in Rockville and with conducting such studies as are necessary to determine those needs.

Sign Review Board
The board reviews applications for sign permits and may grant modifications from sign regulations where applicable.

Traffic and Transportation Commission
The purpose of the body is to advise the council and the Planning Commission on all traffic matters in the City and to make appropriate recommendations.

Task Forces and Committees