(2) In Carroll County, the County Commissioners have the discretion to
determine whether or not one of the appointive members of the planning and zoning
commission is a member of the Board of County Commissioners, The County
Commissioners shall designate one alternate member of the commission who may be
empowered to sit on the commission in the absence of any member of the commission.
When the alternate is absent, the County Commissioners may designate a temporary
alternate who shall sit on the commission.
(3) (i) The Charles County planning commission is comprised of 7
members and shall represent as many different geographical areas of Charles County
as is possible.
(ii) Members may receive such compensation as deemed
appropriate by the Charles County Commissioners.
(iii) The members serve for four-year terms or until their successors
are appointed and qualified. The respective terms of the members shall be on a
(iv) The chairperson shall be appointed annually by the Charles
(v) A member of the Charles County Commissioners may sit on the
Charles County planning commission in an ex officio capacity through December 31,
1988. The member shall have voting privileges on all matters except matters on
which the member would be called on to vote again in the capacity as a member of the
Charles County Commissioners, such as zoning and rezoning matters. This member
shall be counted as one of the 7 members.
(vi) Beginning January 1, 1989, a member of the Charles County
Commissioners may not sit on the Charles County planning commission.
(4) (i) In Cecil County, the planning commission has six regular
members and one alternate member.
(ii) Members of the planning commission serve for 3-year
(iii) At the end of a term, an appointed member continues to serve
until a successor is appointed and qualifies.
(iv) An ex officio member serves a term concurrent with the
member's term of office.
(v) A member who is appointed after a term has begun serves only
for the rest of the term and until a successor is appointed and qualifies.
(5) IN A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, THE LOCAL LEGISLATIVE BODY MAY
DESIGNATE ONE ALTERNATE MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION WHO MAY SIT ON THE
COMMISSION IN THE ABSENCE OF ANY MEMBER OF THE COMMISSION. WHEN THE
ALTERNATE IS ABSENT, THE LOCAL LEGISLATIVE BODY MAY DESIGNATE A
TEMPORARY ALTERNATE TO SIT ON THE COMMISSION.