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 as needed 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 269-384-8115 or email.

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This board is currently accepting applications until 05/31/2019.

Applications will be kept on file for one year.

Click here to apply online.

Fair Council

The nine member Fair Advisory Council meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center, 2900 Lake Street. 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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This board is currently accepting applications until 05/31/2019.

Applications will be kept on file for one year.

Click here to apply online.

Jury Board

The Jury Board meets once a year in the month of May.  They provide community oversight and input to the court regarding the jury system.  Contact:  269-384-8355.

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This board is currently accepting applications until 06/17/2019.

Applications will be kept on file for one year.

Click here to apply online.

Kalamazoo Community Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services (KCMASAS) - (Official Site)

The Community Mental Health Board meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 418 W. Kalamazoo Ave. beginning at 4:00 p.m. The Community Mental Health Board deals with provision of mental health services. Membership categories are: general public, providers of mental health services, recipients and consumers of mental health services, and agencies and occupations having a working involvement with mental health services. Appointments are made for three-year terms of office. Contact: Community Mental Health Chief Executive Officer Jeff Patton (269) 553-8000.  5/7/2019 Current Vacancy is for Consumer Sector ONLY

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This board is currently accepting applications until 06/07/2019.

Applications will be kept on file for one year.

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

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