Lynda Eisenberg Begins as New Carroll Planner

A Carroll County press release (2019-01-25) announced Lynda Eisenberg as the County’s new Director of Comprehensive Planning. Eisenberg has been the acting planning director since 2017.

The press release noted that Eisenberg, a Maryland native originally from Calvert County, has over 20 years of planning experience, including Maryland land use, federal, and intergovernmental planning issues. Eisenberg has a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a Master’s in Geography and Environmental Planning from Towson University.

From the press release:

Ms. Eisenberg began employment Carroll County as Bureau Chief of Comprehensive Planning in 2013. Her responsibilities included overseeing and managing activities of employees engaged in comprehensive land use planning, transportation planning, historic planning, facility planning, and water resource planning in accordance with federal, state and local laws. In addition to those duties, Director Eisenberg will now direct overall Comprehensive Planning programs/processes and the Carroll County Comprehensive Plan, monitor compliance with appropriate governmental and other regulatory and reporting requirements and represent Carroll County on legislative and regulatory issues at the local, regional, state, and federal levels. …

Commissioner Stephen Wantz, President of the Board of Commissioners, said, “Lynda was a fantastic acting director for planning and it is exciting to remove the word acting and welcome her as the official director. She works effectively with the commissioners, county directors and state representatives and her experience and expertise will continue to be an asset to the county.”