Unreported Opinions//May 9, 2023
//May 9, 2023
Administrative law — County charter — Terms of office
This expedited appeal, filed pursuant to Maryland Rule 8-207(b), arises out of a dispute between Appellants Dirck K. Bartlett, John C. North II, William Kennedy, John DeQ. Briggs, III, W. Bruce McConnel, Margaret S. McConnel, and Steven Harris (the “Taxpayer Appellants”) and Lisa M. Ghezzi (“Appellant Ghezzi”) (collectively, the “Appellants”), and Appellees Talbot County, Maryland (the “County”) and James Corson (“Appellee Corson”) (collectively, the “Appellees”) regarding the applicability of section 706(12) of the Charter of Talbot County (the “Charter”) to the terms of office for members of the Talbot County Planning Commission (the “Planning Commission”) set forth in section 404(a) of the Charter.