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WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
PUBLIC NOTICE – DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR BOARD APPOINTMENTS
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 its upcoming session on April 6, 2022 at 7:00 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 [email protected], via fax (734) 222-6528, or apply online at https://ewashtenaw.formstack.com/forms/board_application.
Those resumes received by March 25, 2022, will be submitted to the Board of Commissioners for its consideration on April 6, 2022. The appointments will become effective immediately. These appointments include:
Ø Brownfield Redevelopment Authority – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill two (2) positions, one (1) representing County Municipalities for a term expiring December 31, 2024, and one (1) representing Environmental Professional/Legal/Countywide Development Organizations for a term expiring December 31, 2023. The Brownfield Redevelopment Authority was established in 1999 in conformity with Act 381 of 1996, as amended. The purpose of this Authority is to assist local units of government to facilitate the redevelopment of contaminated, obsolete and historic sites, using a variety of incentives, including Tax Increment Financing, Grants, and Loans.
Ø Commission on Aging – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill one (1) position representing County Commissioner District 1 who does not have a conflict of interest arising from an employment relationship with a publicly funded senior service program in the county for the remainder of a term expiring December 31, 2022. The purpose of the Commission on Aging is to advise the Board of Commissioners on the needs of older Washtenaw County residents and needed actions and strategies to support their quality of life, with at least one member serving from each County Commission district.
Ø Community Action Board – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill two (2) positions as follows: one (1) position representing the Private Sector and one (1) position representing the Consumer Sector, for terms expiring December 31, 2024. 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).
o The three sectors of the Community Action Board are explained in further detail below:
§ Consumer Sector: Members of the Consumer Sector shall be representative of limited-income individuals and families in Washtenaw County neighborhoods. Prospective candidates for the Consumer Sector must be nominated or elected by a neighborhood group or other community-based organization. A nomination letter from the nominating entity, which includes the name of the nominee, reasons for choosing this individual, and the process used to select the individual, should be returned to the location listed above with the other requested documents.
§ 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.
§ Private Sector: Members of the Private Sector shall be representatives from any groups or interests in the community served, including the business community, nonprofit sector, education, and other important groups in the community.
Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority – The Board of Commissioners is seeking a qualified applicant to fill one(1) position representing Washtenaw County for a six-year term expiring May 31, 2028. *Bylaws and Rules of Procedure of the Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority as amended February 9, 1978 under the provisions of Act No. 147 of the Public Acts of 1939.
For additional information, please contact Washtenaw County Clerk’s Office. Phone: (734) 222-6655.
RELEASED: March 9, 2022