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Planning Commission

Meetings are held at the Town Office in the Town Meeting Room
 

Commissioner Joe Ritz III (Board Liaison)
jritz@emmitsburgmd.gov 
 
Members of the Planning Commission
Mark Long, Chairperson
term expires August 5, 2027 
mark.long999@gmail.com

Kevin Hagan, Vice-Chairperson
term expires July 11, 2027

khagan1066@gmail.com

Glenn Blanchard
term expires March 1, 2026

Glenn.Blanchard@fcps.org

      Dan Garnitz
      term expires January 18, 2027
      dangar46@yahoo.com
      
 
     Valerie Turnquist (Alternate)
     term expires December 6, 2027 
      valerietnq@yahoo.com


 Parameters:
  • 1 Board of Commissioner liaison
  • 4 Members
  • 1 Alternate Member
  • All members must reside w/in Town limits
  • Appointed by Mayor w/consent of Commissioners
  • 5 year terms. Mid term appointments run until expiration date of term being filled.
  • Organize in January, electing a chairperson, vice-chairperson and secretary.
 
The planning commission shall hold meetings in January and as the planning commission's duties require. If there is business before the planning commission, meetings shall be held monthly until such business has been completed.