Board and Commission Members Needed
Concerned citizens are the backbone of Ferndale. Our boards and
commissions are charged with specialized tasks which provide
invaluable aid to City Council in making sound decisions for the
benefit of the City and its residents. These tasks require specific
knowledge, experience and qualifications. Your experience and skills
might be exactly what Ferndale needs.
Please take a moment to look over the descriptions of the City’s
various Boards and Commissions and
an Application today. If you have questions please contact the
City Clerk’s Office at
or at 248-546-2384.
Arts and Cultural Commission
Established by City Council Resolution on November 27, 2000.
The Arts & Cultural commission consists of persons interested and
knowledgeable while reflecting the diversity of our Community.
Fifteen members appointed by City Council for 2 year terms.
Persons interested in serving on this commission should be
trained or have experience in Advertising/Marketing/Public
Relations, Art, Culture, Education, Event Planning and/or Music.
Ord. 612. 3 year terms expire December 31.
Meets 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30pm at the Kulick
Community Center, 1201 Livernois.
Encourages, promotes, and makes recommendations for the
enhancement of the beauty of the City; presents awards to
residents and businesses.Members must be City residents. Members should have some
background in fields related to the Commission’s purpose.
Requirements include experience in at least one of the
following areas: advertising/marketing/public relations,
forestry, event planning, horticulture, landscape
architecture, property maintenance / management or real
Board of Review
Controlled by Ordinance No. 477 and MSA 7.1 et seq., MSA
City Assessor, City Attorney, 3 citizens (electors who are
also freeholders) 1 year terms expires the second Monday in Jan. each year.
Meets at City Hall, 300 E. Nine Mile Rd in March after the
annual assessment has been sent to homeowners.
reviews and approves tax assessment roll for the City and
hears requests for correction of assessment.
Board of Zoning Appeals
Ord 1004 and Act 110 of 2006 of the Public Acts of the State
of Michigan, particularly Article VI, MCL 125.3601 through
125.3607, as amended.
7 Members All residents of the City for a period of not less
than one year prior to appointment. City Clerk Secretary
3 year terms expiring Dec 31.
Meets 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm at City Hall, 300
E. Nine Mile Rd. as necessary.
(No meeting will be held if no cases are filed that month).
Hears and decide appeals from and review any order,
requirement, decision, or determination made by an
administrative official or body charged with the enforcement
of the Ordinance, including the Director, the Building
Departments, and the Plan Commission, other than site plans
and special land use or planned unit development
applications. The Board shall also hear and decide matters
referred to it, and matters upon which it is required to
pass under the provisions the Ordinance. any other appeal
which is allowed by ordinance or statute, relative to
enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance.
by Ordinance No. 703 and Public Act 197 of 1975.
9 seats (Mayor and 8 members, 1 of which is from the adjacent
residential area) with members appointed by Mayor with consent
4 years terms expiring December 31.
Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at 12:00pm at the DDA Office,
149 W. Nine Mile Rd.
Manages ongoing maintenance, security, promotion of economic
activity and continual operation of the downtown district,
as well as sponsors special events and related activities.
Police and Fire Board
Controlled by City Charter, Chapter III, Sections 23 and 24.
3 members (Mayor, 2 citizens [electors of the City]),
1 year terms expiring first meeting in May.
Meets 2nd Monday of the month at 7:00pm at City Hall, 300 E.
Approves rules for the conduct of the Police and Fire
Departments of the City and their members and confirms the
appointments of each department.
Members must be registered voters in the City of Ferndale
qualified by experience and/or training in matters related
to human resources or public safety. Requirements include
experience in at least one of the following areas:
employment/labor law, firefighting, human
resources/personnel, labor relations or law enforcement.
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