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City of Farmington seeks members for four of its boards

The City of Farmington is looking to fill vacancies on the following boards and commissions:
  • Beautification Committee (2 vacancies)
  • Farmington Community Library Board of Trustees (1 vacancy)
  • Historical Commission (1 vacancy)
  • Board of Review (1 vacancy)
The Beautification Committee proposes programs that improve the physical appearance of the community, organizes annual efforts to encourage citizen participation in activities designed to beautify the city, and assist with the community garden program. The committee runs the annual Beautification Awards Program. The Beautification Committee consists of seven members serving three-year terms. 
 
The Farmington Community Library Board of Trustees is a taxing authority with governance responsibilities for all aspects of library operation. The Board is composed of eight Trustees, with four each appointed from the cities of Farmington and Farmington Hills. The Board is empowered to establish, maintain and operate a public library for the district; appoint and remove a librarian and necessary assistants and to fix their compensation; to supervise and control library property; adopt bylaws and regulations; establish a district library fund, over which it shall have exclusive control; and to do any other thing necessary to conduct district library service. Terms are four years and this board meets the second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.
 
The Historical Commission was established in 1973 to safeguard the heritage of the City by preserving the cultural, social, economic, political and architectural elements having historic significance; stabilize and improve property values in such districts; foster and promote civic beautification with emphasis on historical significance; promote the use of local history for education, pleasure and the welfare of the citizens of the City; and encourage the collection of records and objects which interpret the history of Farmington, and cooperate in the establishment and operation of a museum or other appropriate center for custody and display of such items. The Commission meets on the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at Farmington City Hall. The term of office is three years.

The Board of Review was established pursuant to the General Property Tax Act of Michigan. The primary function is to review the assessment roll prepared by the Assessor, to hear appeals from property owners regarding their assessments, to consider poverty exemptions, and to make corrections regarding names and homestead exemptions. The City of Farmington contracts with the Oakland County Equalization Department for Assessor Services. This board has three members and meets as needed. The term of office is three years.
 
Those interested in any of these opportunities should fill out the application and return it to Farmington City Hall: 23600 Liberty Street; or email it to mandrade@farmgov.com:
 
https://www.farmgov.com/City-Services/Forms-and-Permits/Government/Application_BoardsCommissionsCommittees.aspx

 

 

 

 

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