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:

Coastal Resources Legislative Committee “Green Team”

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: Every other month on the first Tuesday of the month.

Location: City Hall

Police Commission

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

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

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

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