Boards & Commissions

General Board Information:

The City of Hagerstown currently has eight Boards and Commissions designed to assist the community.  Each Board and Commission is composed of numerous skilled citizens whose expertise and experience provide support to several different areas within the City.

Citizens are welcome to submit a resume of interest at any time to serve on a board.  Ideal candidates will have a spirit of voluntarism and share the City's vision for a strong and vibrant community.

Member Duties:

  • Provide a valuable link to the community and to the various interests that make up the community;
  • Assist in the development of policy recommendations to the Mayor & City Council;
  • Provide leadership and support to City staff;
  • Promote the City and its programs;
  • Provide expertise in specialized areas.

How to Apply:

The City Clerk’s office accepts applications for any Board or Commission at any time, and the application stays active for three years from the date of receipt in the Clerk’s office. If you are interested in applying for a vacancy on a board or commission, view Board Resume of Interest and submit the form via mail, fax or email to:

Office of the City Clerk
One E. Franklin St.
City Hall, Rm 202
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Fax: (301) 790-3424
Email Donna Spickler

At the appropriate regularly scheduled meeting, applications will be submitted to the Mayor and City Council for their review. Applicants will be advised when their application is being presented and they will then be notified as to the outcome of the council’s action.

If you have any questions, please contact the City Clerk’s office at (301) 739-8577 ext. 113.