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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 jweisman@stmichaelsmd.gov, fax to 410-745-3463 or mail to P.O. Box 206, St. Michaels, MD 21663. Full time position with benefits.

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: 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 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

December 15, 8:30 a.m.—Conversation with a Commissioner

Conversation with a Commissioner
Saturday, December 15th at 8:30 a.m. at the Town Office

Join Commissioner Mike Bibb for coffee and discussion of current projects, ideas, and citizen concerns. Usually held on the third Saturday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in the Town Office, 300 Mill Street.

By Authority of The Commissioners of St. Michaels

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

MEETING DATES (SUBMITTAL DEADLINES by 12 NOON FRIDAY)
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

December 27, 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 on Friday by noon 20 days prior to the meeting.

MEETING DATES

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)

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

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

January TBD, 9 a.m.—St. Michaels in Bloom meeting

Planting 1Date: January TBD, 9 a.m.
Location: At the home of Mary Lou McAllister, 209 Mulberry St. (Usually held at St. Michaels Town Office, 300 Mill Street)
Join your neighbors to talk about planning for a “Daffodil Festival Weekend” March 30 & 31, 2019 and other projects!

St. Michaels in Bloom is a community organization formed on 2017 dedicated to the beautification of St. Michaels. Consisting solely of volunteers, St. Michaels in Bloom works to create a welcoming and vibrant landscape for our town through the planting colorful flowers, plants, and trees throughout our business and community districts.

Part of the national organization, America in Bloom, whose vision is to have localities across the US participate in community beautification projects, the goal of St. Michaels in Bloom is to see our community bloom in many ways.

The first project undertaken by St. Michaels in Bloom resulted in the installation of 16 Hay Baskets with Autumn plantings, holiday greens, and Spring and Summer flower plantings along historic Honeymoon Bridge. Plans include maintenance and replenishment of the planters with seasonal plant varieties throughout the year for a continual display of beautiful flowers and plants.

Join us for the SECOND ANNUAL DAFFODIL FESTIVAL on March 30 & 31, 2019!
Over 40,000 daffodils have been planted throughout the town of St. Michaels with festivities designed to encourage visitors and to benefit residents and businesses alike. St. Michaels Community groups, merchants, and residents are encouraged to show support through the display of daffodils and through participation in our Daffodil Festival Events including the Daffodil Parade, Hat Contest, Daffy Dog Costume Contest, Best House and Street, Business Window Decorating and much more! Visit the Daffodil Festival WEBSITE for all the fun ways to participate!

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Lou McAllister at (410) 310-4765.

As our organization grows, it is the vision of St. Michaels in Bloom to encourage and benefit our local community through education, community sharing, volunteering, beautification, and friendship. We encourage your support and participation in our efforts so our community will continue to bloom!

January 3, 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)
JANUARY 3, 2019 (DECEMBER 26, 2018 Due to Holiday)
FEBRUARY 7, 2019 (JANUARY 28, 2019)
MARCH 7, 2019 (FEBRUARY 25, 2019)
APRIL 4, 2019 (MARCH 25, 2019)
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.