News Flash Home
The original item was published from 3/24/2016 1:39:36 PM to 3/24/2016 2:24:47 PM.

News Flash

News Releases

Posted on: March 24, 2016

[ARCHIVED] City of Midland Seeks Boards & Commissions Members: Application Deadline April 22

March 24, 2016 – City residents interested in the Midland community, get involved! The City is accepting applications to fill positions on various City boards and commissions.

Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m., Friday, April 22, 2016. Forms are located on the City of Midland website, www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/boardscommissions or in hard copy form through the City Manager’s Office, 333 W. Ellsworth St.

Boards and commissions advise the City of Midland on issues important to the municipality. Most positions do not require extensive expertise, just a willingness to serve.

Applicants must be city residents. All those who have previously applied for a board or commission vacancy are asked to submit a new application.

Positions that are currently open are included below:

Cable Access Advisory Commission
• One MCTV access user position with a term expiring June 30, 2018 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 position fills a previous vacancy with an unexpired term ending June 30, 2018. This commission meets quarterly.

Library Board
• One citizen-at-large position with a term expiring June 30, 2017The Library Board studies library services offered to the community. The board advises City Council on user policies and future plans for improving library services. This position fills a current vacancy with an unexpired term ending June 30, 2017. Meetings are held seven months out of the year, on the third Wednesday of those months.

Parks & Recreation Commission
• One citizen-at-large position with a term expiring June 30, 2019The Parks and Recreation Commission advises the City Council on parks and recreation matters. The commission considers and studies the reasonable needs of recreational facilities and activities in which the City might properly participate. They also recommend annual fee adjustments for recreation services. Meetings are generally held each month.
Planning Commission
• One citizen-at-large position with a term expiring June 30, 2019The Planning Commission oversees the City's master plan, conducts public hearings and offers 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 the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.
West Main Street Historic District Commission
• One citizen-at-large position with a term expiring June 30, 2019This 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.
In May or early June, applicants for all boards and commissions openings mentioned above will be contacted about the possibility of interviewing with Midland City Council.

Call the City Manager’s Office at 989-837-3301 with any questions.

-30-

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in News Releases

Yard Waste Stickers Go on Sale March 4

Posted on: February 23, 2024

Shane Bjorge Named City Engineer

Posted on: February 16, 2024

Apply for a Circle Community Garden Plot

Posted on: February 2, 2024

Adopt a Hydrant This Winter

Posted on: January 11, 2024

Reminders of City Parking Rules

Posted on: November 9, 2023

City to Recognize Beautification Efforts

Posted on: October 27, 2023

DPS Reminds You to Shake Your Mailbox

Posted on: October 13, 2023

Spray Parks to Close for the Season

Posted on: September 28, 2023

Pedestrian Plazas Close for the 2023 Season

Posted on: September 28, 2023

Help Keep Waterways Clean This Fall

Posted on: September 22, 2023

Remove Decorations from Midland Cemetery

Posted on: September 15, 2023

Taglauer Named Code Official of the Year

Posted on: October 21, 2022

Reminders of City Signage Ordinance

Posted on: October 7, 2022

City Promotes John Jurek to Fire Marshal

Posted on: September 2, 2022

Lacey Todd Promoted to City Clerk

Posted on: April 8, 2022