County Executive Marc Elrich is seeking applicants to fill
five vacancies on the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee, for two members
representing businesses that employ fewer than 25 employees, one representative
of commercial property owners in the Sector Plan Area, one resident in the
Sector Plan Area, and one resident outside the Sector Plan Area.
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. For specific questions regarding the Sector
Plan Area boundaries, please contact Derrick Harrigan at (240) 777-8210.
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
than 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
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 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 North Bethesda, near the
White Flint Metro Station.
Applicants of diverse backgrounds, professions, gender, geography, disability and ethnicity are encouraged to apply. Members of County boards, committees and commissions may not serve on more than one such group at a time. Members must complete training on the Maryland Open Meetings Act and basic parliamentary procedure. Elrich’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. The deadline for application is March 6, 2019. To apply please click here.