STANDING COMMISSIONS & COMMITTEES

Minutes and Agenda Archives


Several legislative commissions, committees and boards are set forth in either the Town Charter and/or the Town Code of Ordinances. Historically, the Mayor and Council have recognized these entities and serve as members.

Click here for a complete list noting current assignments. Meeting draft agendas, including date, time and location, which are subject to change, are included in the first Monday regular session agenda packet each month. Minutes of each meeting are included in the second Monday regular session agenda packet of each month.


Several Commissions and Committees meet on a regular basis:

Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory (BPAC)

MEETING AGENDA: Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Mission Statement: The Committee will advise and provide recommendations to Town officials and Town staff on all matters relating to the use of a bicycle as a means of transportation and recreation in Town. BPAC was developed to discuss enhanced safety, traffic reduction, and grant opportunities to encourage health and recreation, improve tourism, and potentially increase property values. The Committee will not have authority to direct Town officials or Town staff to take actions.

When they meet: Second Wednesday of each month.

Location: City Hall

Coastal Resources Legislative Committee “Green Team”

MEETING AGENDA: Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Mission Statement: The Coastal Resources Legislative Committee was established in 2001 as a forum to help keep the Mayor and City Council informed of issues and concerns that would impact the environmental and natural resources of the Town.

When they meet: Second Wednesday every other month.

Location: City Hall

Police Commission

MEETING AGENDA: Monday, September 10, 2018

Mission Statement: The Police Commission was established by City Charter and comprises of the Mayor and three Council Members. The Commission provides a forum to explore and discuss public safety issues of concern to the municipal government and the public. The Police Commission makes recommendations to the City Council and further advises the administration of the Police Department in the areas of staffing, special events, departmental policies, procedures and other matters as may be required.

The Police Commission also serves concurrently as the Traffic Commission to regulate pedestrian and vehicle traffic as well as parking. Additionally, the Police Commission deals with matters related to the licensing and operation of taxicabs in the Town of Ocean City.

When they meet: Second Monday each month.

Location: Public Safety Building

Recreation and Parks Committee

MEETING AGENDA: There are no meetings this month

Mission Statement: The Committee is established to create a forum for the Mayor and Council and the Recreation and Parks Department to explore and discuss issues of concern to the municipal government and the public in the areas of recreation, special events, golf, the beach, parks and conservation. The Director of Recreation and Parks serves as the staff liaison to the Committee.

When they meet: Second Tuesday each month.

Location: Northside Park

Tourism Commission

MEETING AGENDA: Monday, September 10, 2018

Mission Statement: The Tourism Commission is established to create a forum for the Mayor and Council and the business community to facilitate the growth of tourism. The Commission makes recommendations to the Mayor and Council. The Director of Tourism and Marketing serves as the staff liaison to the Commission.

When they meet: Second Monday each month.

Location: Convention Center, Room 214

Transportation Committee

MEETING AGENDA: Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Mission Statement: The Transportation Committee was established to discuss, and provide general guidance, for multiple modes of mobility in and around Ocean City such as mass transit, parking, bicycles, pedestrians, and aviation.

When they meet: Second Tuesday each month.

Location: Public Works Administration Conference Room