Environmental Commission

The Environmental Commission was established in 1975 by the Board of County Commissioners to offer recommendations and guidance for matters affecting the local environment. The Environmental Commission's eleven members serve three-year terms. Following the initial three-year term, voting members may be appointed to two additional full terms. 

Meetings

Meetings are the last Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the Prince Frederick Library (850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick). When the last Monday of the month falls on a holiday, the meeting is held earlier. Meetings are subject to change.  

Meetings comply with the Open Meetings Act and the public may join in person or via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 890 0675 1635
Passcode: 181043

View agendas and minutes here! Subscribe here for notifications of new agendas! 

Become a Commissioner

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Environmental Commission, please refer to the Volunteer Boards and Commissions page to check availability. You can read more about EC membership in our guide to membership (PDF).

Members can expect to spend approximately five to eight hours per month on commission-related duties for meetings, events and communications. The Department of Planning & Zoning supports the Commission. 

  1. Members
  2. Current Issues
  3. Bylaws and Resolutions

Environmental Commission Members                                                        

Name Bio District Term Expiration
       
Levin, Jim 

Bio

1 10/31/2025
Kerr, Heather Bio 1 9/30/2025
Britt, Kevin Bio 3 5/31/2025
Rogers, Andy Bio 1 1/31/2024
Campbell, Dave (Chair) Bio 2 10/31/2025
Smith, Neil Bio 2 6/30/2024
Rooney, Michael Bio 1 3/31/2025
Matatov, Roman
Bio 3 12/31/2025
Ybarra, Abby (Vice-Chair)   2  
Lutmerding, Jo Anna Bio 3  
SUBCOMMITTEE LIST PDF    

2024 Calendar:

Date Event Location
January 29 Annual meeting: Pump for the Bay Raffle; elections; report from eWaste recycling fieldtrip
Caroline Virginia DiGiovanni, Univ. of MD Extension Watershed Restoration Educator, will speak on rain barrel workshops
P. Frederick Lib. and Teams
February 26 Financial planning for calendar year 2024; updates on rain barrel support, small-business sustainability, single-use plastics, and possible fieldtrip. Determining meeting space for 2024. VIRTUAL ONLY 
Zoom
March 25 Daniel Bernstein (Chesapeake Bay Foundation) on restoration efforts around Calvert waterways.
 
 
April (TBD)
9am–2pm
*~*~* Earth Arts Fest *~*~* Annmarie Garden, Solomons
April 15 Monthly meeting
 
 
May 20 Monthly meeting
 
 
June 24 Monthly meeting  
July 29 Monthly meeting
 
 
August 26 Monthly meeting
 
 
September 30 Monthly meeting
 

 
September ? *~*~* Calvert Co. Fair: Youth Day! *~*~*
                                 9am--4pm
Calvert Co. Fairgrounds
October ? *~*~*Patuxent River Appreciation Day! *~*~*
                                10am--5pm
Calvert Marine Museum
October 28 Monthly meeting  
November 25 Monthly meeting  
December 16 Monthly meeting