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Seeking Citizen Volunteers for Washtenaw County Boards and Commissions

 

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens to volunteer for a slate of positions with various Boards, Committees and Commissions. The Board of Commissioners will make these appointments at their upcoming session on February 1, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. in the Board Room, Administration Building, 220 North Main Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

 

WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens to volunteer for a slate of positions with the various Boards, Committees and Commissions. The Board of Commissioners will make these appointments at their upcoming session on February 1, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. in the Board Room, Administration Building, 220 North Main Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

 

Individuals interested in applying should submit a letter of interest and resume, including a home address, to the Washtenaw County Clerk’s office, Attention: Appointments, P.O. Box 8645, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48107. Letters and resumes may also be submitted via email to pearte@ewashtenaw.org, via fax (734) 222-6528, or apply online at www.ewashtenaw.org.

 

Those resumes received by JANUARY 25, 2017 will be submitted to the Board of Commissioners for its consideration on February 1, 2017. The appointments will become effective February 1, 2017. These appointments include:

 

  • Agricultural Lands Preservation Advisory Committee – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill two (2) positions, one representing Agricultural Production/Operator and one representing Environmental/Conservation Group/Natural Resource Prof. for three-year terms expiring December 31, 2019 (except for the Environmental/Conservation Group/Natural Resource Prof. seat which expires December 31, 2017). The purpose of the Agricultural Lands Preservation Advisory Committee is to assist the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners in determining whether it should purchase the development rights on a particular parcel as well as how much the County should pay for those rights according to the Washtenaw County Purchase of Development Rights Ordinance.

 

  • Building Code/Construction Board of Appeals.  The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill two (2) positions as follows: one (1) position representing architect and one (1) position representing the Engineering trade, for two-year terms expiring December 31, 2018. The Building Code/Construction Appeals Board was established in 1974. A member of the Board of Appeals should be qualified by experience or training to perform the duties of members of the Board of Appeals.

 

  • Community Action Board – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill three (3) positions: two (2) representing the Consumer Sector and one (1) representing the Public Sector, for three-year terms expiring December 31, 2018 (except for the Public Sector seat which expires December 31, 2017). The Community Action Board was established in 1990 for the purpose of working toward eliminating and preventing the causes of, and alleviating the effects of poverty in Washtenaw County. The Board consists of 15 members who represent three sectors: Consumer (5 positions), Private Sector (5 positions), and Public Sector (5 positions).

 

 

  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Commission – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill two (2) positions: one (1) representing Consumer (General Public) and one (1) representing Alternate Consumer (General Public), for three-year terms expiring December 31, 2019. The Commission conducts public hearings relating to EMS matters when deemed necessary; promulgates and administrates regulations pursuant to Washtenaw County’s EMS standards; plans, monitors, and evaluates the EMS system in concert with the Washtenaw-Livingston Medical Control Authority Board; and plans, monitors, and evaluates the pre-hospital aspects of the Washtenaw County Emergency Action Guidelines.

 

  • Huron River Watershed Council – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill one (1) position representing Washtenaw County alternate members for a two-year term expiring December 31, 2018. The Huron River Watershed Council is a collection of representatives from local governments within the watershed, working together to protect and restore the Huron River and its tributaries.

 

  • Local Emergency Planning Committee – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill 15 positions total representing the following: Law Enforcement (1); Firefighter (1); Local Environment (2); Elected State (1); Elected Local (1); Transportation (1); Owner/Operator of Title III Facility (1); Agricultural (1); Agricultural (Farm Bureau) (1); Hospitals (1); First Aid (1); Community Groups (1); Broadcast Media (1); and Education (1), with all terms expiring December 31, 2019. The Local Emergency Planning Committee was established in 1986, to serve as an emergency planning district under Title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986. The purpose of this committee is to report on hazardous and toxic chemicals in the community as it pertains to the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986. The committee meets on a quarterly basis.

 

  • Washtenaw County/City of Ann Arbor Community Corrections Advisory Board - The Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to fill one (1) position representing Communications Media for a three-year term expiring December 31, 2019. The purposes of the CCAB is to serve as a regional board in evaluating, identifying and developing community corrections programs, address criminal justice issues, take other action deemed appropriate and necessary in this arena, and develop a regional comprehensive community corrections plan and apply for funding to the Office of Community Corrections to finance and implement the plan.

 

  • Washtenaw County Substance Use Disorders Oversight Policy Board - Any combination of County Commissioners or others are eligible, as allowed by Michigan law, that the BOC deems best represents the interests of the County. The remaining two members from each county are appointed by the Regional Board with recommendations forwarded by each respective community mental health board. The SUD Oversight Policy Board (OPB) membership must include at least one individual from each county who is or has been directly served by SUD prevention, treatment, and/or recovery programs. All representatives shall serve three-year terms, starting October 1, of the year appointed. Appointments shall be effective upon approval of the respective organization. All reappointments shall be made by the respective appointing organization.

 

 

For additional information, please contact the Washtenaw County Clerk’s Office.  Phone: (734) 222-6655.

 

RELEASED: December 16, 2016

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