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Governance

The Chevy Chase Village Board of Managers consists of seven elected officials, who are charged with the responsibility of passing local laws, adopting budgets based on the tax rate approved by the Village residents, and providing services to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of the Village’s residents.

The Board of Managers carries out the corporate responsibilities outlined in the Village Charter. Copies of the Charter are available at the Village office and on the Village website. These include roadway maintenance, police protection, refuse and recycling services, issuance of building permits and similar functions. In addition, the Board is responsible for developing the Village budget and sets the Village real estate tax rate at the Annual Meeting held each April.

The Chevy Chase Village Board of Managers serve staggered two-year terms and all members serve without pay. A candidate for the Board of Managers must be no less than twenty-one years of age, a resident of the Village for no less than thirty days, and a registered Maryland voter.