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Posted on: March 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Available Positions on City Boards & Commissions

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March 17, 2021 – 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.

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

Cable Access Advisory Commission

    One MCTV access user position with a term expiring June 30, 2023

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 on the second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. Applicants for this position must be a current MCTV access user.

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Housing Commission

    One citizen-at-large position with a term expiring June 30, 2022

The Housing Commission advises City staff and the City Manager regarding areas of the city where it is necessary to provide proper sanitary housing facilities for families of low income and for the elimination of housing conditions that are detrimental to the public peace, health, safety, morals or welfare. This commission meets quarterly on the first Monday of the month at 3 p.m.

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Local Officers Compensation Commission

    One citizen-at-large position with a term expiring June 30, 2025
    One citizen-at-large position with a term expiring June 30, 2027

The Local Officers Compensation Commission helps determine the salaries of Midland’s mayor and Midland City Council members.  The term for this commission’s members is seven years, but members only meet every other year. Applicants must be registered voters in the City of Midland.

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Parks & Recreation Commission

    One citizen-at-large position with a term expiring June 30, 2022

The 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 and recommends annual fee adjustments for recreation services.  Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m.

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Planning Commission

    One citizen-at-large position with terms expiring June 30, 2021

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. 

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Applicants may submitted their completed applications by email to; by mail to City Hall, Attention: City Manager’s Office, 333 W. Ellsworth Street, Midland, MI 48640; or by placing the application inside an envelope and putting it into the secure drop box located inside the front doors of City Hall. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, April 2.

Applicants must be City of Midland residents unless otherwise noted. 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.

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

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