ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County Executive Calvin Ball is currently seeking applicants interested in serving on the Public Works Board. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 14th.
“Maintaining and advancing reliable and accessible infrastructure is a priority for my administration, and the Public Works Board is critical to achieving those goals. This board plays a vital role in our government by providing recommendations regarding the County’s public works policies and practices,” said Ball. “I encourage any County resident to apply who is interested in serving our community through the Public Works Board.”
Comprised of five members, the Board makes recommendations to the Director of Public Works, the County Executive and County Council regarding the plans and policies under the jurisdiction of the Department of Public Works. The Executive, at his discretion, or the Council by resolution, may provide for reference to the Board for review and recommendations of any matter related to the Board's functions and duties.
To be eligible for consideration, candidates must be a Howard County resident, 18 years of age or older and be able to attend the Board’s meetings, held the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the George Howard Building, located at 3430 Court House Drive in Ellicott City. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meetings are currently taking place virtually via Microsoft Teams.
Applicants should send a resume and brief letter explaining why they want to serve on the Board to Kimberly Pruim either by email to [email protected] or by mail to: Howard County Government, Office of the County Executive, Attn: Kimberly Pruim, 3430 Court House Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21043. The names of eligible applicants will be submitted to the County Executive for approval and then to the County Council for confirmation.
For more information about the Public Works Board, visit www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/Public-Works/Real-Estate-Services-Division/Public-Works-Board or call the Department of Public Works at 410-313-4405.