Boards, Committees & Commissions

Active City Boards, Committees & Commissions

Click each link below for further information regarding each active board, committee and commission.  

Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Board                                       Planning Commission

Zoning Board of Appeals                                                                                   Board of Review

Parks and Recreation Commission Human Rights Commission

Housing Research Advisory Commission                                                     Sustainability Advisory Commission

Community Public Safety Task Force                                                             Kaboom Steering Committee

Community Center Task Force                                                                      Community Public Safety Strategic Planning Group

Economic Development Corporation

Please contact the City Clerk during regular business hours 734-475-1771, extension 208 or for any questions or concerns you may have regarding City boards, committees and commissions.

Current Openings

The following table identifies all current board, commission and committee openings.  There are links for the positions that have available job descriptions.  Click each link for further details.  All positions are open until filled.

Position                                                                         Availability           Term        Posting Close Date
Human Rights Commission - 1 02/01/2023 Ending 2/1/2026 1/31/2023

 Zoning Board of Appeals (alternate) - 1
 Zoning Board of Appeals  -

Ending 9/30/2023
Ending 9/30/2022
*Open until filled
*Open until filled

* 30 day application period has expired. Position is open until filled.


Desired Skillsets

Members of City boards and commissions are appointed by the Mayor or City Council. Members must be city residents and a preference is given to those who are qualified by experience and/or training in matters related to the committee. See desired skillsets below.

Downtown Development Authority Board

Desired Skillsets: Banking/ Finance, Marketing and Promotion, Historic Preservation, Land Use Planning, Architecture, Building Construction, Property Maintenance/Management, Real Estate Development/ Law, Business Recruitment and Retention, Small Business Ownership/ Entrepreneurship

Zoning Board of Appeals

Desired Skillsets: Architecture, Building construction/ engineering, GIS/AutoCAD, Land Use Planning, Real Estate Development/ Law, Zoning

Parks and Recreation Commission

Desired Skillsets: Fitness/ Recreation, Forestry, Environmental Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Land Use Planning, Physical Education, Public Administration

Planning Commission

Desired Skillsets: Architecture, Building Construction, Civil Engineering, Facilities Management, GIS/AutoCAD, Historic Preservation, Land Use Planning, Landscape Architecture, Property Maintenance/ Management, Real Estate Development/ Law

Board of Review

Desired Skillsets: Banking/ Finance, Property Appraisal/Assessing, Real Estate Development/ Law, Architecture, Building Construction/ Engineering

Human Rights Commission

Desired Skillsets: Law, Social Work, Human Resources, Disability, Mediation Experience, Employment/ Labor Law, Experience with Diverity Issues

Application Process


Applicants interested in a current opening should complete the City Board, Committee & Commission application.  Please forward completed applications along with an updated resume to the City Clerk via email (, drop off at the City Offices during regular business hours, or send to the attention of the City Clerk by U.S. Mail.The City Mayor recommends applicants to City Council for approval and appointment in most cases, unless otherwise specified in the job description.  Applicants should review the City Board, Committee and Commission Handbook for additional information.