Our Charter

The Olney Town Center Advisory Committee (OTCAC) is chartered by the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission to create a common community-based vision of what the town center could look like in the future and how it might function in relation to the surrounding neighborhoods. 

Specifically, OTCAC was tasked to:


Until further notice, the OTCAC meetings will occur virtually with instructions to participate sent out via email. The Olney Town Center Advisory Committee meetings usually take place on the 4th Tuesday of each odd-numbered month. Please see our calendar for upcoming meetings and events. If you would like to receive an invitation, please send an email to  info.olneytowncenter@gmail.com or fill out our Public Input Document. 

Promote the implementation of the committee’s Concept Plan for a Civic Center and Town Commons for Olney, Maryland and Olney Town Center Conceptual Illustration and Design Guidelines.

Lead: Program Subcommittee

Review redevelopment proposals in the town center as they arise and make recommendations to the Planning Board and other bodies on behalf of the Olney community. 

Lead: Redevelopment Subcommittee

Organize a 2023 Placemaking Event to promote Olney Town Commons.

Lead: Executive Committee