Sun, December 1, 2013
Christmas in the Woods
CCA Festival of Trees
Christmas Open House
Bel Air Christmas Celebration
Mon, December 2, 2013
Town Hall Meeting
Thu, December 5, 2013
Planning Commission meeting - Cancelled
Sat, December 7, 2013
Authors & Artists Sale
Sun, December 8, 2013
Bel Air Community Band Concert
Colonial Candlelight Concert and Tea
Tue, December 10, 2013
Commissioners' Work Session
Sun, December 15, 2013
Bel Air Community Chorus Holiday Concert
Mon, December 16, 2013
Thu, December 19, 2013
Girls Night Out
Sun, December 22, 2013
Merry Tuba Christmas
Wed, December 25, 2013
The Town Clerk assumes responsibility for the preparation and distribution of the Board of Commissioners' agenda and the minutes of its proceedings. The Clerk is the keeper of the Town's laws; she assists the public in resolving complaints; and provides information about the Town and its services. The Clerk is the staff assistant to the Town's Board of Elections and the Town's Board of Ethics.
Board of Elections
The Board of Elections is appointed by the Board of Town Commissioners. The three members of the Board of Elections serve a term of four (4) years in accordance with the Charter of the Town of Bel Air. Staff support is provided by the Bel Air Town Clerk.
The Election Judges must be qualified voters of the Town and shall not hold a Town office or become candidates for any elective office of this Town during their term of office. The Board of Election Judges appoints one of its members to serve as chairman. The Election Judges conduct all Town elections, with staff support from the Town Clerk. Board members are compensated as determined by the Board of Town Commissioners.
Elections are held the first Tuesday in November every 2 years on odd numbered years. The Commissioners serve 4 year terms and their terms are staggered. A candidate for Commissioner must have resided in the Town for at least 6 months immediately preceding their election and be a registered voter of the Town.
Eligible voters must meet all of the following qualifications to vote on election day:
- Be a citizen of the United States.
- Be 18 years of age or older.
- Have resided in the Town of Bel Air for at least 21 days preceding any Town election or referendum.
- Not constitutionally prohibited by the Annotated Code of Maryland.
- Must be a registered voter of the Town of Bel Air.
Board of Ethics
The Board of Ethics administers the Town's Code of Ethics. The Board consists of three Town residents, not less than 21 years of age, who are appointed by the Board of Town Commissioners. No member of the Board may be an official or employee of the Town. Staff support is provided by the Town Clerk.
The Board is authorized to receive written disqualifications from officials and employees who are abstaining from potential conflicts of interest; conduct investigations upon conflicts of interest and complaints; and render advisory opinions to the Board of Town Commissioners and Town officials, candidates and employees.