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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Public Notice - Appointments to Various Boards/Committees/Commissions

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WASHTENAW COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

PUBLIC NOTICE – DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE COMMUNITY ACTION BOARD, SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS POLICY OVERSIGHT BOARD, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS) COMMISSION, AND LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMISSION (LEPC)


The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is looking for citizens to volunteer for positions on the Washtenaw County Community Action Board. The Board of Commissioners will make these appointments at its upcoming session on September 4, 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 (if available), 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 August 28, 2019 will be submitted to the Board of Commissioners for its consideration on September 4, 2019. The appointments will become effective September 4, 2019. These appointments include:



-    Community Action Board – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill two (2) positions representing the Consumer Sector, for the remainder of terms expiring December 31, 2020 and December 31, 2021. Prospective candidates for the Consumer Sector of the CAB should complete the attached application and return it to the location listed above with the other requested documents. Members of the Consumer Sector shall be representative of low-income individuals and families in Washtenaw County neighborhoods. 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 15-16 members who represent three sectors: Consumer (5-6 positions), Private Sector (5 positions), and Public Sector (5 positions).


-    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 a three-year term expiring September 30, 2022. 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.


-    Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Commission – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill two (2) 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.


-    Local Emergency Planning Committee – The Board of Commissioners is looking to fill 10 positions representing the following: Law Enforcement (1); Local Environment (2); Elected State (1); Elected Local (1); Owner/Operator of Title III Facility (2); Agricultural (1); Agricultural (Farm Bureau) (1); and Broadcast Media (1), all for the remainder of three-year terms expiring December 31, 2020. 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: August 6, 2019


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