White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee Seeking Applicants

White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee Seeking Applicants

The White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee is seeking two new members.  See the below press release from the County Executive’s Office and please apply if you’re interested:

 

For Immediate Release: 8/1/2014            Application Deadline: 8/22/2014
Leggett Seeks Applicants for White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee
County Executive Isiah Leggett is seeking applicants to fill two vacancies on the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee for a representative of a business that employs fewer than 25 employees, and a representative of a commercial property owner in the Sector Plan Area. Applicants should indicate the position for which they are applying. 

The Sector Plan Area is comprised of the following streets: Citadel Avenue, Executive Boulevard (5900 block), Hoya Street, Maple Avenue, Marinelli Lane, McGrath Boulevard, Nebel Street (11500-12292), Nicholson Court, Nicholson Lane, Old Georgetown Road (11565-11999), Randolph Road (5500 block), Rockville Pike (11120-12000), Security Lane, and Woodglen Drive. Click on the following link to a map of the Sector Plan Area. https://dl.dropbox.com/u/26747206/WhiteFlintArea.jpg. For specific questions regarding the Sector Plan Area boundaries, please contact Ken Hartman at (240) 777-8206.

 

The 14-member committee includes two members nominated by the Greater Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce; three members who represent (commercial) property owners in the Sector Plan Area; two members who represent businesses that employ fewer then 25 employees; two members who represent residential communities in the Sector Plan area; one member  who represents a residential community in or outside of the Sector Plan area; one member of the Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board; and three ex officio, non-voting members who represent the County Executive, County Council, and North Bethesda Transportation Management District.

 

The Committee advises County departments on public services in the White Flint Sector Plan Area; and coordinates community activities that promote and advance business interests, and a sense of place, community, maintenance and walkability within the Area. The Committee will also advise and make recommendations to the County Executive and County Council on the feasibility and timing for the establishment of the Urban District in White Flint no later than September 2017. The Committee will provide an annual report to the County Executive and County Council.

 

Members serve three year terms without compensation, but are eligible for reimbursement for travel and dependent care for meetings attended. Meetings are generally held monthly at 8:00 AM in Bethesda.

 

Applicants of diverse backgrounds, professions, gender, geography, disability and ethnicity are encouraged to apply. An application, consisting of a brief cover letter and resume, should be sent by mail to County Executive Isiah Leggett, 101 Monroe Street, 2nd Floor, Rockville, MD  20850, or by email to countyexecutive.boards@montgomerycountymd.gov. Home and employment addresses, as well as contact phone numbers and email addresses should be included. The deadline for application is

August 22, 2014.

 

Members of County boards, committees and commissions may not serve on more than one such group at a time. Leggett’s appointments are subject to confirmation by the County Council. Applications of those selected for appointment are made public as part of the confirmation process.

 

 

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