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Posted on: March 15, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Public Notice - Seeking Volunteers for Various Boards/Committees/Commissions

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The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for individuals to volunteer for a slate of positions on various Boards, Committees and Commissions. The Board of Commissioners will make these appointments at its upcoming session on April 7, 2021 at 6:45 p.m. 

Individuals interested in applying should apply online at If you are unable to submit the application online, you may email a letter of interest and resume, including a home address, to Edwin Peart ([email protected]) or by mail 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 or via fax (734) 222-6528. 

Those resumes received by APRIL 2, 2021 will be submitted to the Board of Commissioners for its consideration on April 7, 2021. The appointments will become effective immediately. These appointments include: 


Ø  Building Code/Construction Board of Appeals.   The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill one (1) position representing architect for a two-year term expiring December 31, 2022. 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.


Ø  Community Action Board – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill one (1) position representing the Public Sector for the remainder of a three-year term expiring December 31, 2021. 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).


The Public Sector position on the Community Action Board is explained in further detail below:


o    Public Sector: Members of the Public Sector include elected public officials, or their representatives or members of their staff. Examples include: County Commissioners, Mayor, City Council Members, University trustees or Board of Regents Members, School Board Members, Sheriff, etc. Appointed public officials may also serve as Public Sector board members, and examples include: Appointees to commissions/councils/boards by the Governor, Mayor, or locally elected position/commission/council/board.


Ø  Local Emergency Planning Committee – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill nine (9) positions representing the following: Law Enforcement (1); Local Environment (1); Elected State (1); Elected Local (1); Owner/Operator of Title III Facility (2); Agricultural (Farm Bureau) (1); Civil Defense/Emergency Management (1); and Broadcast Media (1); all for three-year terms expiring December 31, 2023. 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.


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

RELEASED: March 12, 2021

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