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Boards & Commissions Application

  1. All applicants must be residents of the city, except for the Arts Selection Panel, Downtown Development Authority (DDA), Downtown Management Board (DMB), and University Student Commission (USC) and Seniors' Commission. This application form serves all boards and commissions, except for the USC. Applicants to the DMB must live or work within the DMB Special Assessment District. Applicants to the DDA must live within the city or have an interest in a business or property located within the DDA District. Applicants from the Seniors' Commission must be a city resident or a member of the Prime Time Seniors Program. Applications, additional requirements, and information are available from the City Manager's Office and City Clerk offices and the City of East Lansing website.

  2. (Name of Board / Commission)

  3. Employment

    List your most recent employment experiences.

  4. Education

    List your most recent educational experiences.

  5. Supplemental Information

    Please review the attached "Boards and Commissions Application Attachment" for the desired qualifications for each board and commission. Check the appropriate box or boxes to indicate whether you have experience or professional credentials that may be needed to fill a specific seat. Some boards and commissions are a mix of citizens with certain qualifications and others are citizens representing the general public. Even if you do not have any of the experience or profession background listed below, the community urges you to apply for consideration. The community needs citizens with diverse backgrounds on its boards and commissions.

  6. BOARD AND COMMISSION APPLICATION ATTACHMENT

  7. Arts Commission

    Members of the Arts Commission must be city residents and should be persons who are interested, knowledgeable and reflect the diversity of the community. In addition, members should have some background in the arts. Please check below if you have experience in:

  8. Arts Selection Panel

    Members of the Arts Selection Panel should be persons who are interested, knowledgeable and reflect the diversity of the community. In addition, members should have some background in the arts. Please check below if you have experience in:

  9. Board of Review

    Members must be electors of the city. Experience and/or training in matters related to real estate is preferred but not required. Please check below if you have experience in:

  10. Building Authority

    Members must be city residents and qualified by experience and/or training in matters related to the real estate. Please check below if you have experience in:

  11. Building Board of Appeals

    Members must be city residents and qualified by experience and/or training in matters related to construction. Please check below if you have experience in:

  12. Commission on the Environment

    Members must be city residents qualified by experience and/or training in matters related to the environment. Please check below if you have experience in:

  13. Downtown Development Authority

    A minimum of 50% of the members must consist of commissioners that own or manage commercial property in the downtown and one member who lives within the DDA district. Please check below if you have experience in:

  14. Downtown Management Board

    Members must consist of commissioners that own or manage commercial property in the downtown. Please check below if you have experience in:

  15. Historic District Commission

    Members must include one registered architect, four residents of the City's designated historic districts and each member should have a clearly demonstrated interest or knowledge in historic preservation. Please check below if you have experience in:

  16. Housing Commission

    Members must be city residents and qualified by experience and/or training in matters related to the housing industry, property management and/or neighborhood preservation. Please check below if you have experience in:

  17. Human Relations Commission

    Members must be city residents and qualified to protect and promote human dignity and respect for the rights of all individuals and groups. Please check below if you have experience in:

  18. Income Tax Board of Review

    Members must be residents and individuals with a legal, tax or accounting background are encouraged to apply. Please check below if you have experience in:

  19. Library Board of Trustees

    Members must be city residents qualified to set policies concerning the management, supervision and control of city library facilities. Please check below if you have experience in:

  20. Elected Officers Compensation Commission

    Members shall consist of registered electors of the city. Unless the appointment would create a conflict of interest or membership in incompatible offices, members of other city boards and commissions are eligible to service on this board concurrently with their other board or commission. Please check below if you have experience in:

  21. Parks, Recreation & Arts Advisory Board

    Members are appointed by the city council. Members must be registered voters in the city and qualified by experience and/or training in a variety of disciplines. Please check below if you have experience in:

  22. Planning Commission

    Members shall consist of residents representing different professions and occupations. Interest or training in land use related issues is beneficial. Please check below if you have experience in:

  23. Seniors' Commission

    Members are appointed by city council. Members must be city residents or an active member of the Prime Time Seniors' Program. Please check below if you have experience in:

  24. Transportation Commission

    Members are appointed by city council. Members must be city residents and qualifies by experience and/or training matters related to transportation. Please check below if you have experience in:

  25. Zoning Board of Appeals

    Members must be residents of the city and interest or knowledge of land use related issues is beneficial. Please check below if you have experience in:

  26. Important Public Records Information

    All information submitted in this application is public information and subject to disclosure in response to a public records request made pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the Clerk at (517) 319-6914 if you have questions or concerns about the disclosure of specific information.

  27. Truth and Accuracy

    I certify that the information contained on this form is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that all information disclosed on this form will be available to the public as part of a Freedom of Information Act request.

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