The majority of the Washtenaw County appointment process takes during the last quarter of the year (October-December) for the upcoming term, as most bodies operate on an annual or biannual appointment schedule, starting January 1st.
Throughout the rest of the year, Boards and Commissions may have openings to which individuals are able to apply. These will are listed on this webpage.
To apply for a position on a Washtenaw County board or commission, individuals must complete a basic application form.
Last Updated: June 2, 2023
Currently recruiting candidates for the following bodies:
The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens to volunteer for a slate of positions on various Boards, Committees and Commissions. The Board of Commissioners will make these appointments at an upcoming meeting to be announced at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room, Administration Building, 220 North Main Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Building Code/Construction Board of Appeals: The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill one (1) position representing Plumbing for a two-year term expiring December 31, 2024.
Brownfield Redevelopment Authority: The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill two (2) positions representing County Municipalities. One position has a partial term expiring on December 31, 2023, the other position has a partial term expiring December 31, 2024. The purpose of this Authority is to facilitate the redevelopment of blighted, contaminated, or obsolete sites, consistent with the participating community’s commitment to sustainability and its vision for the future. The authority has supported the redevelopment of 1,059 acres of property; completed and active projects represent $430 million of new investment and the creation/retention of 3,900+ jobs. Those resumes received by Tuesday, June 27th, 2023 will be submitted to the Board of Commissioners for its consideration on July 5th
Environmental Council: The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill one (1) position representing Community Groups. The position has a partial term expiring on December 31, 2024. The Environmental Council's mission is to create a vibrant, sustainable, net-zero Washtenaw County through developing environmental policy and organizational recommendations for Washtenaw County government in order to achieve net-zero emissions for County operations by 2030; protect and improve the County's air, land, water, food network, and both mental and public health as related to the environment; and address and counter environmental and intergenerational injustice. Those resumes received by Monday, June 26th, 2023, will be submitted to the Board of Commissioners for its consideration on July 5th. The appointment will become effective immediately. Appointment information below: