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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Public Notice - Appointments to Various Boards/Committees/Commissions

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WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE – SEEKING CITIZEN VOLUNTEERS FOR

VARIOUS COMMITTEES AND COUNCILS

 

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens to volunteer for positions on various committees and councils. The Board of Commissioners will make this appointment at its upcoming session on February 6, 2019 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@washtenaw.org, via fax (734) 222-6528, or apply online at https://secure.ewashtenaw.org/bocdob/bocdob.do.

 


 

Those resumes received by JANUARY 30, 2019 will be submitted to the Board of Commissioners for its consideration on February 6, 2019. The appointments will become effective February 6, 2019. These appointments include: 


 

  • Agricultural Lands Preservation Advisory Committee – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill two (2) positions, both representing Agricultural Production/Operator Agricultural Business, one for the remainder of a three-year term expiring December 31, 2021 and one for the remainder of a three-year term expiring December 31, 2020. 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.

 

  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Commission – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill three (3) positions representing the General Public, for the remainder of three-year terms expiring December 31, 2020. 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.


  • Joint Airport Zoning Board - The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking to fill three (3) positions, with two positions representing “Within the Hazard Zone” (from a township or townships within which the hazard area is located) and one position representing “Outside the Hazard Zone” (from that part of the county outside the townships where the hazard area is located), all for the remainder of three-year terms expiring 10/20/21. The airport hazard area includes the area of land in the counties of Wayne and Washtenaw that are within 20 miles of Detroit Metro and 15 miles of Willow Run airports. The JAZB will be charged with adopting and administrating the updated ordinance. Currently, each airport has an existing ordinance that is dated and needs to be brought up to meet current Federal and State standards as well as reflect the current airport configurations.  Once the ordinances have been revised and combined into one updated ordinance, the joint airport zoning board will have at least one public meeting to gather public input before it is approved.

 

  • Local Emergency Planning Committee – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill 14 positions representing the following: Law Enforcement (1); Local Environment (3); Elected State (1); Elected Local (1); Owner/Operator of Title III Facility (2); Agricultural (1); Agricultural (Farm Bureau) (1); Broadcast Media (1); Community Groups (1); American Red Cross (1); and Education (1), with all for the remainder of three-year terms expiring December 31, 2020 EXCEPT: Community Groups – remainder of a term expiring December 31, 2019; and one (1) Local Environment – three-year term expiring December 31, 2021. 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 Substance Use Disorders Oversight Policy Board – The Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to fill one (1) position representing the General Public for the remainder of a three-year term expiring September 30, 2021. 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.


  • 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 the remainder of 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.

 


 

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

 


 


 

RELEASED: January 4, 2019

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