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CURRENT OPENINGS ON ADVISORY BOARDS AND 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:


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 11-member board will be appointed by the Board of Commissioners in September/October 2014. The CCTA is to plan, promote, finance, acquire, improve, enlarge, extend, own, construct, operate, maintain, replace, and contract for fixed-route bus within the boundaries of the Authority which include primarily the urban areas of Kalamazoo County. For additional information contact 337-8088.  Deadline for accepting applications is September 9, 3:00 p.m. 

Click here to apply online.


Community Action Tripartite Advisory Board

The Community Action Tripartite Advisory Board (CATAB) meets on the first Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m. in Room 207A of the County Administration Building. The Community Action Tripartite Advisory Board consists of three sectors mandated by the Federal government: private sector, consumer sector and public official sector. The Board of Commissioners appoints five public sector representatives and five private official sector representatives and approves five consumer sector representatives.  Applications are being accepted for the Public Official  Sector and Consumer Sector (see qualifications below). 

Public Official Sector - Any elected official currently holding office.

Private Sector - Individuals from areas of business, industry, agriculture, labor, education, and religious and civic organizations located within the County.

Consumer Sector - Individuals from any of the following categories: low-income individuals who are consumers of, or eligible for, Community Action Agency services residing in the County.

The Community Action Tripartite Advisory Board shall advise the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners (the governing board) and advise the Health and Community Services Department on the implementation and coordination of a comprehensive Community Action program. The Community Action Tripartite Advisory Board will assist the Governing Board by and through the Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department by serving as the advocate for the reduction of the causes, conditions and effects of poverty and shall assist in the provision of social and economic opportunities that foster self-sufficiency for low income persons.

Click here to apply online.


Community Corrections Advisory Board

The Community Corrections Advisory Board (CCAB) reviews topics related to new or changing issues in corrections. The primary mission of the CCAB is to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate programs that provide alternatives to incarceration for offenders, in order to reduce jail and prison overcrowding. The appointments are representative of prosecution, courts, law enforcement, media, human services, defense attorneys and the business community. Appointments are made for two-year terms of office.  Applications are currently being accepted on CCAB: **

Local Law Enforcement
Circuit Court Judge
Prosecutor's Office
District Court Judge
Service area (mental health, public health, substance abuse, employment and training or community alternative programs)
Business Community
General Public

Click here to apply online.


Department of Human Services Board

 Kalamazoo County Department Human Services meets the second Thursday of each month at 12:00 p.m. 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.  Contact:  Kalamazoo County Department of Human Services Director Robert Peck 337-5000. 

Click here to apply online.


Environmental Health Advisory Council

For 2014 The Environmental Health Advisory Council (EHAC) meets the second Wednesday of each January, April, August and November at 9:00 a.m. in the ground floor Conference Room D, main wing, Nazareth Complex. 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. Appointments are made for three-year terms of office. Contact: Deb Cardiff 373-5347. 

Click here to apply online.


Metropolitan County Planning Commission

The Kalamazoo Metropolitan County Planning Commission (KMCPC) meets the first Thursday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in Room 207A of the County Administration Building. The KMCPC deals with planning and zoning issues within Kalamazoo County. Appointments are made for three-year terms of office. Contact: Lotta Jarnefelt 384-8115

Click here to apply online.


Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control Board of Appeals

This Board will hear appeals from decisions made by the County Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control Program. Members must have a current and valid Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Training Certificate. Meetings will be held on a quarterly or "as needed" basis. Staff Liaison: Kellie Layman 383-8308

Click here to apply online.


Veterans Affairs Committee

For general information, or to obtain an application, please contact Tina Becker at 383-8849 in the County Administration Office.

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
TDD PHONE: (269)383-6464

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

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