Board of Commissioners

Current Openings on Advisory Boards & 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:

Board of Public Works

The Board of Public Works meets on the first Friday after the first Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. in Room 207A of the County Administration Building. The Board of Public Works deals with public infrastructure review and development. Appointments are made for three-year terms of office. Contact: Lotta Jarnefelt 384-8115 or email lmjarn@kalcounty.com

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Fair Council

The nine member Fair Advisory Council meets monthly in the evening at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center.  The dates and time will be determined by the Fair Council.  The goal of the Fair Council is to provide a quality family-oriented fair that supports the 4-H youth as well as promotes and encourages the agricultural and tourism industries in Kalamazoo County.  Appointments are for three year terms.  .  Contact:  David Rachowicz at (269) 383-8778.

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Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control Board of Appeals

The County Board of Commissioners shall appoint a Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Board of Appeals. The Board of Appeals shall be composed of not less than three (3) persons and not more than (5) persons. The County Board of Commissioners shall establish the precise number of members of the Board of Appeals through the adoption of a Resolution

  • The County Board of Commissioners may change the precise number of members of the Board of Appeals on an annual basis.

  • Terms shall be for three (3) years. When members are first appointed, the appointments may be for less than three (3) years to provide for staggered terms.

  • The members of the Board of Appeals shall select a chairperson from among themselves and shall adopt By-Laws which establish the method of conducting appeals.

  •  Meetings are held on a quarterly on “as needed” basis. Contact: Pat Crowley (269) 384-8117.

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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

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