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CURRENT OPENINGS ON ADVISORY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
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The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners regularly seeks area residents interested in serving on boards and commissions. Currently, applicants are being sought for the following boards and commissions:


Animal Services & Enforcement Advisory Board

Provides advice on animal control issues to the Animal Control Department and Board of Commissioners. Meeting times are once a year on the second Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Animal Services & Enforcement. Animal Services is currently seeking a Veterinarian to serve on this board.  Staff Liaison: Steve Lawrence 383-8771

Click here to apply online.


Central County Transportation Authority (CCTA)

The Central County Transportation Authority was created in August 2014 as part of the goal to regionalize public transit. The 11-member board will be appointed by the Board of Commissioners in September/October 2014. The CCTA is to plan, promote, finance, acquire, improve, enlarge, extend, own, construct, operate, maintain, replace, and contract for fixed-route bus within the boundaries of the Authority which include primarily the urban areas of Kalamazoo County. For additional information contact 337-8088.   

Click here to apply online.


Community Corrections Advisory Board

The Community Corrections Advisory Board (CCAB) reviews topics related to new or changing issues in corrections. The primary mission of the CCAB is to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate programs that provide alternatives to incarceration for offenders, in order to reduce jail and prison overcrowding. The appointments are representative of prosecution, courts, law enforcement, media, human services, defense attorneys and the business community. Appointments are made for two-year terms of office.  Applications are currently being accepted on CCAB: **

Local Law Enforcement
Circuit Court Judge
Prosecutor's Office
District Court Judge
Service area (mental health, public health, substance abuse, employment and training or community alternative programs)
Business Community
General Public

Click here to apply online.


Environmental Health Advisory Council

For 2014 The Environmental Health Advisory Council (EHAC) meets the second Wednesday of each January, April, August and November at 9:00 a.m. in the ground floor Conference Room D, main wing, Nazareth Complex. This Council serves as an informed advocacy body and sounding board for matters of policy that affect the lives of citizens who need environmental health services. In addition, it advises the County Board of Commissioners on environmental matters. Appointments are made for three-year terms of office. Contact: Vern Johnson 373.5356. 

Click here to apply online.


Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority - (Official Site)

The purpose of the Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority is to plan, promote, finance, acquire, improve, enlarge, extend, own, construct, operate, maintain, replace, and contract for public transportation service by means of one or more public transportation systems and public transportation facilities within the jurisdictional boundaries of the County of Kalamazoo. Applications will be accepted until Friday, November 21 at 5:00 PM by the County. For additional information please visit the KCTA web site - www.kalcountytransit.com.

Click here to apply online.


Land Bank Authority - (Official Site)

The Kalamazoo County Land Bank Authority was created under the provisions of the Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Act, 2003 P.A. 258, 124.571 et seq., and the Intergovernmental Agreement by and between the Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority and the Treasurer of Kalamazoo County.

The Kalamazoo County Land Bank is dedicated to improving the quality of our neighborhoods, returning tax reverted property to the tax roll, and providing innovative concepts to homeownership. Meetings are held at 8:30 a.m. on the 2nd Thursday every other month at the Kalamazoo County Administration Building, Conference Room 105. Contact: Mary Balkema 384-8134. 

Applications being accepted through 5:00 pm, 8/28/2015.

Click here to apply online.


Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control Board of Appeals

This Board will hear appeals from decisions made by the County Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control Program. Members must have a current and valid Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Training Certificate. Meetings will be held on a quarterly or "as needed" basis. Staff Liaison: Kellie Layman 383-8308

Click here to apply online.


MEETINGS OF THE KALAMAZOO COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ARE OPEN TO ALL WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, SEX, COLOR, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION, HEIGHT, WEIGHT, MARITAL STATUS, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR DISABILITY. KALAMAZOO COUNTY WILL PROVIDE NECESSARY REASONABLE AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES, SUCH AS SIGNERS FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED AND AUDIO TAPES OF PRINTED MATERIALS BEING CONSIDERED AT THE MEETING/HEARING, TO INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AT THE MEETING/HEARING UPON FOUR (4) BUSINESS DAYS' NOTICE TO THE COUNTY. INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES REQUIRING AUXILIARY AIDS OR SERVICES SHOULD CONTACT THE COUNTY BY WRITING OR CALLING

KALAMAZOO COUNTY GOVERNMENT
201 West Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
TELEPHONE: (269)384-8111
TDD PHONE: (269)383-6464

Further information can be obtained by calling the Board of Commissioners Office at 269.383.8849.

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