Boards, Commissions, and Committees

The Town Council is assisted in carrying out its responsibilities with the help of volunteers that are very much a part of the decision making process. If you would like to join one, please fill out the application and return it to:

Town Clerk
Town of Indian Head
4195 Indian Head Highway
Indian Head, MD 20640
OR fax to 301-743-9008.

Board of Zoning Appeals: Hears and makes decisions on applications for variances, special exceptions and appeals. Meetings held on an as needed basis. Michael Pellegrino, Chair

Board of Supervisors of Elections: Conducts all municipal elections and with assistance of the Town Clerk, reviews and accepts all nominations and petitions relating to elections and referendums. Members meet as needed and also to supervise elections on Election Day. 

Planning Commission: Reviews all subdivision plats and major construction in
the Town, and makes recommendations to the Town Council on requests for
zoning amendments. Meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 pm in the Village Green Pavilion.. Mary Armstrong, Chair

Ethics Commission: Reviews and accepts Financial Disclosure Forms filed by covered municipal officials.  Receives and investigates complaints to make appropriate determinations regarding complaints filed by any person alleging violations of the Ethics Code. Members meet as needed. 

Environmental Sustainability Committee: Advise and assist the Town Council and all Boards and Commissions on policies and practices dealing with the environment and energy conservation. In this capacity, the committee will act as an advocate for protecting, preserving and enhancing the environment. The committee will also provide a means for promoting discussion between the public and private sectors on issues related to the environment. Meetings held on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm.