Thursday, September 22, 2011

3 Positions Available on the ZBA and Planning Commission

Hi All,
There will be posts where I simply give you information about meetings or items of interest.

The Township Planning Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals have a total of 3 vacancies due to resignations. The deadline to apply for those positions is September 28, 2011. 
The below application details have been copied directly from the Township website:
Please follow the instructions for applying and note the expiration date of the term. Once appointed to the position, the Supervisor and/or the Board of Trustees may re-appoint you for another term or terms to ZBA and Planning Commission. 
You may apply to both the ZBA and Planning Commission if you feel your qualifications meet those requirements.
Please read this publication for more information about the role and responsibilities of being on a ZBA Board:  Zoning Board of Appeals Handbook at   ... published by the Michigan Municipal League.  As the state association of cities and villages, the Michigan Municipal League is committed to providing a variety of educational resources for both elected and appointed municipal officials to assist them in doing their jobs. The League is a non- partisan, nonprofit association working through cooperative effort to strengthen the quality of municipal government and administration.

Bloomfield Township Trustees Seek Candidates for Open Positions on Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals
Release Date: September 14, 2011
The Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees is seeking qualified candidates to fill vacant positions on the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals.
The Planning Commission serves as an advisory body to the Board of Trustees on matters involving site plan approvals, zoning ordinance amendments, and other land use considerations. It meets on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:00 PM. The open term for the Planning Commission expires in January, 2012.
The Zoning Board of Appeals considers requests for relief from strict compliance from the Zoning Ordinance regulations, and other specified requests. It meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM. The open term for the ZBA expires in January, 2013.
To be considered, a person must be a Township elector, 18 years of age or older, who is a U.S. citizen and has lived at least 30 days in Bloomfield Township. The applicant must write a letter of interest and submit a current resume. The Board will review and consider information from all applicants and make a selection.
The letter of interest and resume must be submitted to the Township Supervisor’s Office by 5:30 PM, Wednesday, September 28, 2011. The Office, located at 4200 Telegraph Road, is open between 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM, Monday through Thursday. It is closed on Fridays. The phone number is 248.433.7708. The documents may also be emailed

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