Boards & Commissions (B & C)

Please note: Currently, all boards and commissions meetings are being held in-person or virtually. To learn the meeting status, please contact the Office of the County Executive at or 301-600-1028. Videos of virtual live meetings and previously held virtual meetings may be viewed on the public portal.

Frederick County Government has many boards and commissions and is always seeking citizens to apply for membership.

Boards & Commissions Listing

To be considered for membership citizens must be residents in and registered voters of Frederick County.  

  • Appointments are made by the Frederick County Executive and confirmed by the Frederick County Council with the exception of the Board of Zoning Appeals and the Interagency Internal Audit Authority as the County Council appoints those members.
  • Members serve without compensation with the exception of those serving on the Board of Zoning Appeals, Planning Commission, and the Police Accountability Board.
  1.  Executive Initiated Committees
  2. B & C Subject to Ethics Law

Adequate Public Facilities Advisory Committee

The Committee provides recommendations to help shape budgets, makes suggestions about the Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance and reviews information related to public school capacities, enrollments, facilities and growth trends.

Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee

The Committee supports implementation of the Bikeways & Trails Plan and promote bicycling and walking throughout the county. Members help to prioritize trail projects in the county’s six-year Capital Improvement Program.

Heroin Consortium

The Consortium brings together county agencies, non-profits, and other community partners to work together to effectively address substance abuse and to reduce overdose and fatalities.