Boards & Commissions

Active City Boards & CommissionsClick each link below for further information regarding each active board, committee and commission.  
Application ProcessApplicants 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 (lsebestyen@city-chelsea.org), 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.
Please contact the City Clerk during regular business hours 734-475-1771, extension 208 or lsebestyen@city-chelsea.org for any questions or concerns you may have regarding City boards, committees and commissions.

Current OpeningsThe 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
Economic Development Corporation Immediately   *Open until filled
Planning Commission - 2 Immediately Ending 6/30/2027
Ending 6/30/2026
*Open until filled
Zoning Board of Appeals (alternate)  Immediately

Ending 9/30/2027 *Open until filled


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

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

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

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

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