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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Open Positions Available on City of Midland Boards and Commissions

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April 18, 2019 – Looking to make a difference in the Midland community? The City of Midland invites you to apply for open positions on one of the City’s boards and commissions

To complete an application, visit www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/boardscommissions and select the appropriate board or commission to find the desired application. Paper applications are available from the City Manager’s Office at City Hall, 333 W. Ellsworth St. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, May 24.

Applicants must be City of Midland residents unless otherwise noted below. No previous experience or professional experience is required to serve; however, applicants must be able to attend the scheduled meetings. Any applicants who have previously applied for a board or commission vacancy are asked to submit a new application.

Please see below for a description of each board or commission’s responsibilities.

Cable Access Advisory Commission

  • One MCTV access user position with a term expiring June 30, 2020

The Cable Access Advisory Commission advises the City Council regarding general policy matters related to the services provided to public access producers and viewers through MCTV. The commission is also responsible for encouraging the use of public access channels and gaining public input. This commission meets quarterly. Applicants for this position must be a current MCTV access user.

Library Board

  • One township resident position with a term expiring June 30, 2019
  • One citizen-at-large position with a term expiring June 30, 2022

The Library Board studies library services offered to the community. The board advises City Council on user policies and future plans for improving library services. Meetings are held seven months out of the year on the third Wednesday of those months. 

Applicants for the township resident position must reside within one of the following townships: Edenville, Greendale, Homer, Hope, Ingersoll, Jerome, Larkin, Lee, Lincoln, Midland, Mills, and Mt. Haley.  

Planning Commission

  • Two citizen-at-large positions with terms expiring June 30, 2019

The Planning Commission is responsible for overseeing the City's master plan, conducting public hearings, and offering recommendations to the City Council on a wide range of local land use issues including site plans for new developments, zoning law amendments, and various land divisions. This commission meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month at 7 p.m. 

West Main Street Historic District Commission

  • One citizen-at-large position with a term expiring June 30, 2020

The West Main Street Historic District Commission makes recommendations to the City Council on the development and administration of guidelines for all work on structures within the West Main Street Historic District.  This commission meets quarterly.

For questions or more information, please contact the City Manager’s Office at 989-837-3301.


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