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Posted on: September 9, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Become Involved in Sykesville!

The Town of Sykesville is looking to fill the following volunteer opportunities:

• Historic District Commission member – The Historic District Commission is responsible for approving any exterior alterations, new construction, or changes to important landscape features within the Town’s Historical District prior to the start of any work. If you have an interest in the history of the Town of Sykesville, and preservation of historic architecture and landscape, please contact us. It is also a fantastic opportunity to have an impact on the redevelopment of the Warfield complex! There are 7 Commissioners who are appointed by the Mayor to serve 3 year terms and usually meet on the fourth Tuesday of the month. Interested persons should possess an interest in architecture, historic preservation, urban design, or related disciplines.

• Planning Commission member – The Planning Commission is responsible for developing plans for future developments, recommending zoning and subdivision regulations, approving site plans, and subdivision record plats. If you have an interest in helping to shape new development in town as well as the development of the Warfield Complex, this may be for you! There are 6 members who are appointed by the Mayor to serve 5 year terms and meet on the first Monday of each month. Interested persons must be residents of the Town of Sykesville and must be registered voters from the start of their application process to the end of their term.

• Board of Zoning Appeals member – The Board of Zoning Appeals meets to review applications for variances and special permits in accordance with Town Zoning Ordinance. It meets on an as needed basis. There are three members and an alternate who are appointed by the Mayor and serve 3 year terms. Interested persons must be residents of the Town of Sykesville.

These may also present a fantastic opportunity to have an impact on the redevelopment of the Warfield complex! You are welcome to attend and observe a meeting! Call the Town House at the number below for meeting dates and times.

Letters of interest and resumes should be sent to: town@sykesville.net.
For more information
Contact Jana or Kerry at 410-795-8959.

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