governing body of the county (Code 1957, Art.
25, sec. 3).
Plumbing Board: Appointed by the governing
body of the county (Code 1957, Art. 25, sec. 3).
Board of (Liquor) License Commissioners: Consists
of three members in Baltimore City and all
counties except Frederick and Montgomery. In
Frederick County a single License Commissioner
constitutes the Board of License Commissioners.
In Montgomery County the Board consists of five
Methods of appointment and tenure vary. In
Anne Arundel, Calvert, St. Mary's, Somerset, and
Wicomico counties, and in Baltimore City the
Governor appoints the Board with Senate confir-
mation for two-year terms. In Allegany, Talbot,
and Washington counties, the Governor appoints
the Board for six-year terms. In Baltimore Coun-
ty the County Executive makes the appointments
for two-year terms. In Caroline County the Li-
quor Control Board constitutes the Board of Li-
cense Commissioners. Members serve for three
years and are appointed by the Governor with
the advice and consent of the House of Delegates.
In Carroll and Charles counties the Board of
County Commissioners appoints the Board for
three-year terms and in Cecil County for five-year
terms. In Dorchester and Kent counties the
Board of County Commissioners, ex officio,
serves as the Board of License Commissioners. In
Frederick County the Governor appoints a Li-
cense Commissioner for a four-year term and an
Alcoholic Beverages Inspector for a four-year
term with the advice and consent of the Senate.
In Garrett and Harford counties the Liquor Con-
trol Board, ex officio, serves as the Board of Li-
cense Commissioners. In Howard County the
County Council, ex officio, serves as the Board of
License Commissioners. In Montgomery County
the County Executive makes the appointments for
six-year terms subject to Council approval. In
Prince George's County the Governor appoints
members of the Board for three-year staggered
terms. In Queen Anne's County the Board of
County Commissioners appoints the Board for
four-year terms. In St. Mary's County the Board
is known as the Alcoholic Beverage Board. In
Worcester County the Governor appoints mem-
bers, subject to Senate confirmation, to four-year
terms (Code 1957, Art. 2B, secs. 148-151, 153).
Liquor Control Board: Consists of three members
appointed for two-year terms by the Governor
with the advice and consent of the Senate for all
counties except Garrett, Harford, Kent, Mont-
gomery, Somerset, and Worcester. In Garrett
County members of the Board (known as the
Board of License Commissioners) serve six-year
terms. If there is no resident Senator elected from
Garrett County, appointments are confirmed by
the House of Delegates. In Harford County the
County Executive appoints members of the Board
(known as the Board of License Commissioners)
for three-year terms subject to County Council
confirmation. In Kent County the County Com-
missioners, ex officio, constitute the Board. In
Montgomery County a Department of Liquor
Control performs the Board's functions. With
County Council approval the County Executive
appoints the Department's director. The County
Executive with County Council approval also ap-
points a five-member Departmental advisory
board for four-year terms. In Somerset and
Worcester Counties members serve four-year
terms (Code 1957, Art. 2B, sec. 159).
Oystermen 's Tongers Advisory Committee: Consists
of five representative licensed tongers selected by
licensed oystermen in each tidewater county.
Members serve four-year terms. They confer with
the Department of Natural Resources on oyster
propagation conducted by the Department in the
county (Natural Resources Article, sec. 4-1106).
Oystermen's Dredgers Advisory Committee: Con-
sists of five representative licensed dredgers se-
lected by licensed oystermen in each tidewater
county. Members serve four-year terms. They
confer with the Department of Natural Resources
on oyster propagation in the dredging areas (Nat-
ural Resources Article, sec. 4-1106). By the end
of 1980 committees had only been selected for
Dorchester, Somerset and Talbot counties.
EXTENSION AND SOIL CONSERVATION
Extension Agents: Appointed by the Cooperative
Extension Service of the University of Maryland
for indefinite terms.
Soil Conservation District Supervisors: Consist of
five members, four of whom serve four-year
terms. The county governing body appoints one
member who serves at the pleasure of that body.
In charter government counties, the County Exec-
utive appoints that member with County Council
approval. The State Soil Conservation Committee
appoints the remaining four members from resi-
dents of the District. One is chosen from a list