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:

Animal Services & Enforcement Advisory Board

The Animal Services and Enforcement Advisory Board provides advice on animal control issues to the Animal Services Department and Board of Commissioners. Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of the month at Animal Services. at Animal Services & Enforcement, 2500 Lake Street. Contact: Director of Animal Services Stephen Lawrence (269) 383-8771 or email.

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This board is currently accepting applications until 10/12/2020.

Applications will be kept on file for one year.

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 public transit system was transferred from the City of Kalamazoo to the CCTA on October 1, 2016.  The 11-member CCTA board is responsible for the policy decisions related to operating the regional public transit system.  The CCTA levies a 0.75 millage in the urban area of Kalamazoo County to fund the fixed-route bus system.  Meetings are generally held the 2nd Monday of each month at 11:30 am at the Metro Transit Administration Building (530 N Rose St., Kalamazoo MI 49007).  Contact:  Sean McBride 269-337-8088 or visit www.kmetro.com.

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This board is currently accepting applications until 10/12/2020.

Applications will be kept on file for one year.

Click here to apply online.

County Identification Program Advisory Board

The Kalamazoo County Identification Program Advisory Board assists in providing general oversight of the County ID Program, established by the Board of Commissioners in 2017.  The Advisory Board will meet on a monthly basis and will provide evaluations of the ID program, reporting to the Board of Commissioners at regular intervals.  The Board meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m.

Appointments are made for three-year terms of office.  Appointments to the first Advisory Board will have staggered 1, 2 or 3 year terms as determined by the Board of Commissioners.  Contact:  Tim Snow, County Clerk & Register of Deeds 269-384-8141.

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This board is currently accepting applications until 10/12/2020.

Applications will be kept on file for one year.

Click here to apply online.

Department of Health & Human Services Board

Kalamazoo County Department Human Services meets the second Thursday of each month at the Kalamazoo Department of Human Services offices.  The Board deals with human services matters within the County.  Appointments are made for three-year terms of office.  The Board meets the 2nd Tuesdayof the month at 1 p.m.  Contact:  Kalamazoo County Department of Human Services Director Barb LaRue 269-337-5000.

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This board is currently accepting applications until 10/12/2020.

Applications will be kept on file for one year.

Click here to apply online.

Environmental Health Advisory Council

The Environmental Health Advisory Council (EHAC) meets the second Wednesday of February, April, June, August, October, and December at 9:00 am. at 311 E. Alcott Street.  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.  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:  Vern Johnson 269-373-5356 or email.

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This board is currently accepting applications until 10/12/2020.

Applications will be kept on file for one year.

Click here to apply online.

Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority - (Official Site)

The 9-member Kalamazoo County Transportation Authority Board works in coordination with the CCTA to plan, promote, finance, operate, the public transportation in Kalamazoo County.  The KCTA levies a 0.315 millage in Kalamazoo County to the Metro County Connect demand-response service.   Meetings are generally held the 2nd Monday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at the Metro Transit Administration Building (530 N Rose St., Kalamazoo MI 49007). Contact:  Sean McBride 269-337-8088 or www.kmetro.com.

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This board is currently accepting applications until 10/12/2020.

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.