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JOB OPENING: Part-time Assistant Codes Inspector

The Town of St. Michaels has an opening for the part-time position of Assistant Codes Inspector. Experience in this or a related field is preferred but not required. Position is open until filled. Please submit a letter of interest, resume, salary requirements and three professional references to Jean R. Weisman, Town Clerk/Manager, Town of St. Michaels, P.O. Box 206, St. Michaels MD 21663.

Print Job description HERE

General job description:
A part-time position reporting directly to the Codes Enforcement Officer, and the Town Manager. The ACI will perform directed patrols to inspect for compliance with various Town Codes and permitted actions, including but not limited to: construction without permits posted, signage violations, tall grass, litter and garbage, deteriorating structures, short term rental violations. The ACI will also be directed to investigate complaints of violations of Town Codes. In addition to working two mornings a week for 3-4 hours each morning, the ACI will perform a minimum of one hour of directed patrol inspections on the weekend and a minimum of one hour one evening per week after 6 p.m. for a total weekly schedule of 8-10 hours. All Town employees are subject to a six-month probationary period upon initial appointment. The Town of St. Michaels is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Specific duties for the Assistant Codes Inspector:
At the direction of the Codes Enforcement Officer:
Written reports of patrol rounds:
– date
– time
– areas covered
– detailed description of new violations, including photographs
– detailed descriptions (including photographs) of continuing violations or progress on correction of violations
Patrols to be performed each weekend and at least one evening during the work week in addition to during normal office hours.
– Maintain records of patrols and inspections.
– Work with Town’s attorneys in preparation for any legal action.
– Provide sworn testimony in court when required.
– Attend the Historic District Commission meetings.
– Other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will:
– Work well with the general public and volunteers on a daily basis.
– Have good written skills.
– Accept responsibility for completion of assignments with a minimum of supervision.

Salary range is $15.00-$20.00 per hour, depending upon qualifications. No benefits are provided with this position. Vehicle mileage will be paid at federal mileage reimbursement level (2018 – $.54.5 per mile)

APPLICATIONS NEEDED: Vacancies on Town Boards

The Commissioners of St. Michaels are accepting letters of interest and resumes from individuals wishing to serve on the following boards or commissions:

• St. Michaels Board of Zoning Appeals
• St. Michaels Ethics Committee
• St. Michaels Historic District Commission
• St. Michaels Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
• St. Michaels Planning Commission
• St. Michaels Waterways Management Advisory Board
• Housing Authority of Talbot (formerly known as St. Michaels Housing Authority)

Duties, responsibilities and requirements for board members are set forth in Chapter 98 of the Town Code, which can be accessed on the Town’s website at . A current resume and letter of interest should include qualifications for the position, an indication of why the applicant wishes to serve, and what the applicant would hope to accomplish in their term on the Board. The letter and resume should be submitted via e-mail or regular mail for receipt no later than November 26, 2018 to:

Jean R. Weisman, Town Clerk/Manager
300 Mill Street; P.O. Box 206
St. Michaels, Maryland 21663

By Authority of: Jean R. Weisman, Town Clerk/Manager

January 8, 1:30 p.m.—Planning Commission Zoning Rewrite Series

St. Michaels Planning Commission
St. Michaels Town Office Meeting Room
Tuesday, January 8 and 15, 2019
Tuesday, February 5 and 19, 2019
Tuesday, March 5 and 19, 2019

Special Working Session 1:30 p.m.

Zoning Code Re-write

1. Meeting called to order

2. Zoning Code re-write work session

3. Adjournment

December 31 & January 1—Office Closed for New Year’s

January 14, 5:30 p.m.—Board of Zoning Appeals

The Board of Zoning Appeals usually meets on the 2nd Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m., and on an as-needed basis.

Meeting dates (Submit dates)
January 14, 2019 (Submit by December 21, 2018)
February 11, 2019 (Submit by January 21, 2019)
March 11, 2019 (Submit by February 18, 2019)
April 8, 2019 (Submit by March 18, 2019)
May 13, 2019 (Submit by April 22, 2019)
June 10, 2019 (Submit by May 20, 2019)
July 8, 2019 (Submit by June 17, 2019)
August 12, 2019 (Submit by July 22, 2019)
September 9, 2019 (Submit by August 19, 2019)
October 14, 2019 (Submit by September 23, 2019)
November 11, 2019 (Submit by October 21, 2019)
December 9, 2019 (Submit by November 18, 2019)

Rules and Procedures
Board of Zoning Appeals Rules & Procedures

Meetings are usually held in the Edgar M. Bosley, Jr. Building (Town Office), 300 Mill Street, Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M.

By Authority of the St. Michaels Board of Zoning Appeals

December 20, 6 p.m.—Planning Commission Meeting NEW DATE

The Planning Commission meets at 6 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month at the town office located at 300 Mill Street here in St. Michaels. Applications to the Commission are due to the Town Office by noon 20 days prior to the meeting.

December 20, 2018 – Planning Commission Meeting AGENDA

December 27, 2018 (Submit by December 7, 2018) RESCHEDULED TO DECEMBER 20 DUE TO CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY (SUBMIT BY NOVEMBER 30, 2018)
January 24, 2019 (Submit by January 4, 2019)
February 28, 2019 (Submit by February 8, 2019)
March 28, 2019 (Submit by March 8, 2019)
April 25, 2019 (Submit by April 5, 2019)
May 23, 2019 (Submit by May 3, 2019)
June 27, 2019 (Submit by June 7, 2019)
July 25, 2019 (Submit by July 5, 2019)
August 22, 2019 (Submit by August 2, 2019)
September 26, 2019 (Submit by September 6, 2019)
October 24, 2019 (Submit by October 4, 2019)
(Revised Meeting Date) November 21, 2019 (Submit by November 1, 2019)
(Revised Meeting Date) December 19, 2019 (Submit by November 29, 2019)

Rules and Procedures
Planning Commission Rules & Procedures

Please note: All agendas are DRAFT DOCUMENTS until the day of the meeting.

December 24-26—Office closed for Christmas

October TBD, Noon-6 p.m.—Fall WineFest

Due to overwhelming demand from our faithful WineFest fans, the WINEFEST organizing committee has decided to organize a one day Fall WineFest on October TBD, 2019. This Wine “Cellar”bration is an opportunity to stock your wine cellar before the holiday season!

Tickets available HERE!

Discover new wines and revisit those hard to find favorites from last year.

One Amazing Venue
This Georgian style house built in 1807 by Col. Joseph Kemp, a Revolutionary soldier and hero of the War of 1812, has become the “can’t miss” venue of WineFest at St Michaels. Chef Adam Sanders, a fixture at the Kemp house, will be on hand with delicious gourmet food.

Fabulous Wines
The Kemp house will feature 40-60 carefully selected wines which have been chosen to offer something for everyone: sparkling, whites, rose’s, reds, and dessert wines. If you know Winefest and its 10-year history, you know these wines will have global appeal. The list will include both domestic and international varietals.

VIP Wines
We will offer both a regular ticket which provides tastings of 40-60 wines, as well as a VIP ticket which provides access to both the regular venue as well as the VIP tent. Those of you who have previously attended WineFest VIP events will not be disappointed by the wines that the WineFest team has picked out!

JOB POSTING: Planning Officer/Zoning Inspector/Codes Enforcement Officer

The Town of St. Michaels has an opening for a Planning Officer/Zoning Inspector/Codes Enforcement Officer. This position is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Town’s planning and zoning regulations as well as other town codes. BA in Land Use Planning preferred, but will consider extensive experience in land use planning, codes enforcement, construction and zoning. Works with County, State and local government agencies to ensure development projects are in compliance with current rules and regulations. Acts as liaison to the State Critical Area Commission and MDE Floodplain Management programs, reviews and supervises applications to St. Michaels Board of Appeals, Historic District Commission, Planning Commission, Waterways Management and Technical Advisory Committee. Drafts legislation as requested. Reviews building permits, grading permits, site plans, subdivisions, variance, special exception and appeal applications, historic district applications and event applications. Issues building permits, occupancy certificates. Acts as Code Enforcement Officer, identifies code violations and prepares code violation notices, and conducts zoning and historic district inspections.

Attendance at evening meetings is required. Other duties as assigned. Required skills- ability to research, read interpret ordinances, site plans, technical reports and building plans, strong organizational skills, as well as strong communication skills, both written and oral.

Planning/Zoning/Codes job description PRINT HERE.

Please submit letter of interest and resume to, fax to 410-745-3463 or mail to P.O. Box 206, St. Michaels, MD 21663. Full time position with benefits.

September TBD, AutoFest

Autofest 2019
September TBD During Concours Weekend

When: Saturday, September TBD, 2019 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Classic Motor Museum, 102 E. Marengo St. St. Michaels, MD

Do you like old cars? Are you interested in a great story? The Classic Motor Museum will host its first annual Autofest on the museum grounds at 102 E. Marengo St in St. Michaels. Join us for this family friendly, fun filled festival. There will be plenty to see at Autofest! In addition to our museum collection, 20 hand picked Classic Cars will be on display. Kenny Haddaway will perform live, and food will be available. Admission is $15 for non-members. Members are free. Join us for this “all things automotive” event as we raise funds for our education program.