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Seeking Applicants for Three Boards


The County is inviting residents to apply for seats on three seperate boards. Please send applications to More details are provided in this article.


                                    WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS


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 May 15, 2013 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 Peter Simms, County Clerk’s office, P.O. Box 8645, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48107. Letters and resumes may also be submitted via email to, via fax (734) 222-6528, or apply online at


Those resumes received by May 7, 2013 will be submitted to the Board of Commissioners for its consideration on May 15, 2013. The appointments will be effective as of January 1, 2013. These appointments include:



Ø  Police Services Steering Committee– The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill two positions one representing Non-contracting Area Leadership and the other representing a Non-contracting Chief of Police. The Police Services Steering Committee was established in 2006 to discuss ongoing contract police services issues.


Ø  Washtenaw County/City of Ann Arbor Community Corrections Advisory Board – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill two positions as follows:  one member representing Communications Media for a three-year term expiring December 31, 2016, and one member to represent the Service Area for the remainder of a three-year terms expiring December 31, 2013. The Board was established in 1991 and is responsible for designing, implementing, monitoring, assessing, and evaluating Community Corrections programs in Washtenaw County. Its objectives are to provide the appropriate alternative sanctioning options for the offender; to address the unique needs of the local offender population; to reduce the likelihood of recidivism; to provide the means to improve the utilization of the county jail, and to target at-risk population groups such as youthful offenders, special population groups, domestic violence and pre-trial offenders for programming designed to address their specific needs.


Ø  Washtenaw County Food Policy Council – The Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to fill five positions, one representing Nutrition for the remainder of a term expiring December 31, 2013. The other available positions have two-year terms expiring December 31, 2014 and are as follows: one representing Citizens, one representing Education, one representing Food Service, one representing Healthcare. The Food Policy Council was established in 2012 to develop a healthy community and thriving local food system.





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


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