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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:

Aeronautics Board of Trustees

The Kalamazoo County Aeronautics Board of Trustees is responsible for the authoritative oversight of the Airport, and for the nurturing and development of the Airport as a key economic development and marketing tool for the entire Southwest Michigan Region.  Meeting dates, time, and location are posted on the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport at: https://flyazo.com/public-notices/

Contact:  Airport Director Craig Williams 269-388-3668 or by email.

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This board is currently accepting applications until 06/30/2024.

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 0.896 millage in the urban area of Kalamazoo County to fund the fixed-route bus system.  Meeting dates, time, and location are posted https://www.kmetro.com/our-team/central-county-transportation-authority  

Contact:  Sean McBride 269-337-8087 or visit www.kmetro.com.

Seeking:  RURAL sector only applications

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This board is currently accepting applications until 07/20/2024.

Applications will be kept on file for one year.

Click here to apply online.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Community Advisory Committee

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Community Advisory Committee was created by the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners. The purpose of this committee is to discuss and propose strategies and best practices to discourage and prevent discriminatory practices within the County and the community we serve and to sustain a welcoming and enriching environment within Kalamazoo County Government. 

The Committee will be requested to examine the County’s (internal organization and/or external community interactions) policies, practices, and procedures and May coordinate with staff, the Courts, and/or Elected Officials to make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners. The 9-member committee will reflect the diverse community of Kalamazoo County Appointments are made for three-year terms of office. Meeting dates, time, and location are posted on the County’s Public Meeting Notice page.

Contact: Alvin Gray:  269-383-8920 or by email.

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This board is currently accepting applications until 07/21/2024.

Applications will be kept on file for one year.

Click here to apply online.

Environmental Health Advisory Council

The Environmental Health Advisory Council (EHAC) 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.  Meeting dates, time, and location are posted on the County’s Public Meeting Notice page.

Contact:  Lucus Pols 269-373-5356 or by email.

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This board is currently accepting applications until 07/21/2024.

Applications will be kept on file for one year.

Click here to apply online.

Jury Board

The Jury Board provides community oversight and input to the court regarding the jury system.  Meeting dates, time, and location can be found at https://www.kalcounty.com/courts/jury/contact.htm

Contact: Jury Services at 269-384-8352.

Seeking Democrat sector only.

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This board is currently accepting applications until 12/31/2024.

Applications will be kept on file for one year.

Click here to apply online.

Materials Management Planning Committee

The Materials Management Planning Committee (MMPC) exists to direct Kalamazoo County in the preparation of the Materials Management Plan (MMP) and ensure the county is fulfilling the statutory requirements of Part 115 of the Michigan Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act . The MMPC will help identify local policies and priorities, advise counties and municipalities regarding the MMP, , notify parties of deficiencies in the MMP or the process, and provide the final level of MMP approval before it is presented to the Board of Commissioners.  Initial members are appointed for a 5-year term.  This board consists of eleven community members from different sectors as outlined on page 16 of the Material Management Planning Quick Guide: Material Management Planning Quick Guide (michigan.gov).  Eligible for $30.00 per meeting per diem payment for meeting attendance.  Meeting dates, time, and location are posted on the County’s Public Meeting Notice page: https://www.kalcounty.com/public_notice.php

Contact: Rachael Grover at 269-384-8115 or ragrov@kalcounty.com

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This board is currently accepting applications until 07/07/2024.

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