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:

Older Adult Services Advisory Council

The Older Adult Services Advisory Council's primary function is to act in an advisory capacity to the County Board of Commissioners through the Health & Community Services Department related to the provision of services to the senior population of the Kalamazoo community.  Membership requirements state that half the members must be age 60 or over, and other members may represent a nutrition provider, social service provider, a local elected official and general public.  The meeting schedule is posted on the County’s Public Meeting Notices page and County’s News and Events page.  Appointments are made for three-year terms of office.  Contact: Samantha Carlson 269-373-5153.

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This board is currently accepting applications until 04/22/2021.

Applications will be kept on file for one year.

Click here to apply online.

Solid Waste Management Planning Committee

The Solid Waste Management Planning Committee (SWMPC) meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in Room 207A of the County Administration Building.  The SWMPC reviews and approves proposed amendments to the County Solid Waste Management Plan or recommends other possible updates and amendments to the Plan. Appointments are made for two-year terms of office in the following represen­tation categories:  Regional Solid Waste Planning Agency, solid waste management industry, general public, county, city and township governments, environmental interest groups, and industrial waste generator.  Staff Liaison:  Lotta Jarnefelt 269-384-8115.

View Board Roster

This board is currently accepting applications until 04/22/2021.

Environmental Interest Group only

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