Board of County Commissioners (BOCC)
From left: Commissioners Mike Hart (Vice President), Catherine M. Grasso, Earl F. "Buddy" Hance (President), Mark C. Cox Sr. and Todd Ireland.
Calvert County Government will:
- Be responsible and accountable to all citizens of Calvert County;
- Provide high quality, effective, and efficient services;
- Preserve Calvert County’s environment, heritage, and rural character;
- Foster opportunities for responsible and sustainable residential growth and economic development; and
- Support Calvert County’s essential institutions and keep them strong.
Know your Commissioner
|Earl F. "Buddy" Hance||At-Large Representative||Buddy.Hance@calvertcountymd.gov|
|Mike Hart||1st District Representative||Mike.Hart@calvertcountymd.gov|
|Mark Cox, Sr.||2nd District Representative||Mark.Cox@calvertcountymd.gov|
|Catherine Grasso||3rd District Representative||Catherine.Grasso@calvertcountymd.gov|
|Todd Ireland||At-Large Representative||Todd.Ireland@calvertcountymd.gov|
Election of Commissioners
"Beginning with the general election to be held in Calvert County in November 1978, five County Commissioners shall be elected by countywide vote. Beginning with the general election to be held in Calvert County in November 2022: one County Commissioner shall be a resident of and shall represent the first election district of the County; one County Commissioner shall be a resident of and shall represent the second election district of the County; one County Commissioner shall be a resident of and shall represent the third election district of the County; and two County Commissioners shall be residents of the County and shall represent the County at large. Each candidate for the office of County Commissioner shall specify at the time of filing a certificate of candidacy whether the candidate is seeking to represent the County at large. Commissioners who are elected and qualify shall take office the third Tuesday of December following the election. Each Commissioner shall hold office for four years or until a successor is elected and qualified [Code 1981,§ 4-102; 1985, chapter 715, § 2; 2013, chapter 310]" See Code of Public Local Laws of Calvert County, Section 2-102.
The officers of the Board, president and vice president, are elected each December by a majority vote of the members of the board. Find more information on our election webpage.
Board of County Commissioners meetings are held Tuesdays at 10 a.m. in the Commissioners’ Hearing Room, located in the Calvert County Circuit Courthouse at 175 Main Street in Prince Frederick.
The public may participate virtually:
U.S. toll-free number: 888-475-4499 or 877-853-5257
Meeting ID: 899 4188 8251
The passcode is #
The board holds evening meetings when necessary. The time and place of evening meetings are advertised in the local Calvert County newspapers. An agenda for the weekly meeting is published the Thursday prior to the Tuesday meeting.