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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.

Compensation:
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: Waterways Management Advisory Board

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 Waterways Management Advisory Board

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 www.townofstmichaels.com . 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
jweisman@stmichaelsmd.gov

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

April 22, 6 p.m.—COSM Work & Legislative Session NEW LOCATION!

The Commissioners of St. Michaels (COSM) meet the second Wednesday of the month for a public working and legislative session and beginning at 6 p.m.

This meeting will be held at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Van Lennup Auditorium

April 22, 2019 – COSM Regular Working & Legislative Session AGENDA

Other meetings will be added as necessary such as public meetings and hearings, working sessions, special working sessions, special legislative sessions and closed sessions — as set by the Commission on an as needed basis.

COSM Meeting Rules of Procedure

If you have any questions, please contact the Town Office at 410-745-9535 during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please note: All agendas are DRAFT DOCUMENTS until the day of the meeting.

Public Participation: All comments from the public will be taken during the period set aside for “Comments from the Public.” The “Comments from the Public” portion of the Commission agenda shall have a limited time period as determined by the Commissioners, and shall be at the beginning and at the end of each agenda. To be recognized, a member of the public should raise his or her hand and wait to be recognized by the President. Comments and questions should be kept brief and to the point, and be directed to the President.

April 23, 1:30 p.m.—Zoning Code Rewrite Workshops

St. Michaels Planning Commission, St. Michaels Town Office Meeting Room, Special Working Session 1:30 p.m.

Future Workshops
Tuesday, May 7th at 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 21st at 1:30 p.m.

Zoning Code Re-write

1. Meeting called to order

2. Zoning Code re-write work session

3. Adjournment

Click HERE for more information about the Zoning Code Rewrite project and survey of the Planning Commission.

April 25, 6 p.m.—Planning Commission Meeting

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.

Announcement of future meetings:
Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 6pm – Regular Meeting
The following Zoning Code Rewrite Workshop meetings take place at the Town Office
Tuesday, January 8 and January 15, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 and February 19, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 5 and March 19, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 9th at 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 23rd at 1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 7th at 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 21st at 1:30 p.m.

Zoning Code Rewrite Public Forum
Saturday, February 16, 1:30 p.m.

MEETING DATES (SUBMITTAL DEADLINES by 12 NOON FRIDAY)
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 of Procedure
Planning Commission Rules of Procedure

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

 

April 26, 10 a.m.–Historic District Commission Workshop

The Historic District Commission will hold a work session on Friday, April 26th , at 10:00 a.m. at the Town Office related to an update to the Historic District Guidelines.

Should you have any questions, please contact the Town Office at 410-745-9535.

By Authority of the Historic District Commission

May 1, 4 p.m.–COSM Closed Session

The Commissioners of St. Michaels (COSM) usually meets the second Wednesday of the month for a public working and legislative session and beginning at 6 p.m.

Other meetings will be added as necessary such as public meetings and hearings, working sessions, special working sessions, special legislative sessions and closed sessions — as set by the Commission on an as needed basis.

This closed session is regarding personnel.

May 2, 6 p.m.—Historic District Commission

The Historic District Commission meets at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. The Historic District Commission meets 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 10 days prior to the meeting.

2018 HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION SCHEDULE
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED 10 DAYS PRIOR TO THE HISTORIC COMMISSIONS MEETING DATE

MEETING DATES-Thursday (SUBMITTAL DEADLINES-Monday by 12 NOON)
MAY 2, 2019 (APRIL 22, 2019)
JUNE 6, 2019 (MAY 27, 2019)
JULY 11, 2019 (JULY 1, 2019)
AUGUST 1, 2019 (JULY 22, 2019)
SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 (AUGUST 26, 2019)
OCTOBER 3, 2019 (SEPTEMBER 23, 2019)
NOVEMBER 7, 2019 (OCTOBER 28, 2019)
DECEMBER 5, 2019 (NOVEMBER 25, 2019)

Rules and Procedures
Historic District Commission Rules & Procedures

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

May 3, 8 a.m.—Coffee with a Cop at the Library

Please join us at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, May 3rd at the St. Michaels Library to hear from Chief Smith to discuss public safety and other citizen concerns that matter to you, our residents. Chief Smith will be joined by special guests, Captain Fred Jarrell and Division Chief, Holley Guschke from the 911 Center.

Thank you to our “Coffee with a Cop” supporters!
St. Michaels Public Library
Blue Crab Coffee
Graul’s Market St. Michaels
Classic Motor Museum
Housing Commission Talbot

As always, please visit us on Facebook and our police blogger page located on the town of St. Michaels website. www.stmichaelsmd.gov

By Authority of The Commissioners of St. Michaels

May 8, 6 p.m.—COSM Work & Legislative Session

The Commissioners of St. Michaels (COSM) meet the second Wednesday of the month for a public working and legislative session and beginning at 6 p.m.

Alley Repairs
Pole Barn Bids, review and recommendation
Ord. 500: Small Cell Tower Guidelines, discussion

Other meetings will be added as necessary such as public meetings and hearings, working sessions, special working sessions, special legislative sessions and closed sessions — as set by the Commission on an as needed basis.

COSM Meeting Rules of Procedure

If you have any questions, please contact the Town Office at 410-745-9535 during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please note: All agendas are DRAFT DOCUMENTS until the day of the meeting.

Public Participation: All comments from the public will be taken during the period set aside for “Comments from the Public.” The “Comments from the Public” portion of the Commission agenda shall have a limited time period as determined by the Commissioners, and shall be at the beginning and at the end of each agenda. To be recognized, a member of the public should raise his or her hand and wait to be recognized by the President. Comments and questions should be kept brief and to the point, and be directed to the President.