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Volunteer Boards and Commissions A - B
Adult Guardianship Review Board
State law requires each local Department of Social Services to implement a program of protective services for disabled individuals and vulnerable adults. Each jurisdiction must appoint an Adult Guardianship Review Board to review guardianships held by public agencies within their area.

Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board
The Board develops procedures for the formation of County Agricultural Preservation Districts, accepts and approves or rejects applications for County Agricultural Preservation Districts, reviews applications to the County's Purchase and Retirement Fund, and reviews and makes recommendations on applications for the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Program.

Agricultural Preservation Advisory Committee
The Committee provides advice and local knowledge to the Agricultural Preservation Advisory Board.

Agricultural Reconciliation Committee
The Committee arbitrates/mediates conflicts involving agricultural or forestry operation conducted on agricultural lands and issues opinions on whether such agricultural or forestry operations are conducted in a manner consistent with accepted agricultural or forestry management practices.

Agriculture Commission
The Commission advises the Board of County Commissioners on issues that affect directly, or indirectly, the farming industry in the County and promotes the continuance of viable farming industries in Calvert County and explores and develops new agri-business.

Animal Shelter Advisory Board

Board of Appeals
The Board has the power to 1) hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an administrative officer in the enforcement of Ordinances adopted under Article 66B of the Annotated Code of Maryland; 2) hear and decide special exceptions to the terms of the Zoning Ordinance; and 3) grant variances from the terms of the Zoning Ordinance.

Board of Elections (Election Board)
The Board oversees the conduct of all elections held in the County, ensuring that the elections process is conducted in an open, convenient, and impartial manner.

Board of Electrical Examiners and Supervisors
The board examines the qualifications and capabilities of all persons who are engaged or desire to engage in the business of electrical work.

Board of Library Trustees
The board governs the library.

Board of License Commissioners (Liquor Board)
The commission's responsibility is to regulate and control the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages within the county.

Board of Parks and Recreation (Park Board)
The board reviews proposals for and implements county-wide recreation programs.

Building Board
Board reviews, recommends changes, additions/deletions to the Building Code, rules and regulations, setting fees, and other requirements deem necessary for public safety, health, and general welfare.


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