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I understand that appointment to a City of Portage Board or Commission requires attendance at all board meetings. Members with three (3) unexcused absences will be referred to the City Council for review and possible dismissal.
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Instructions: Please review the desired qualifications for each board and commission. Check the appropriate box or boxes to indicate whether you have experience or professional credentials. Rank your preferred board by first, second, or third choice.
Members must have interest in property located in the City and experience in matters related to real estate.
Members must be registered contractors with the City and qualified in matters relating to construction.
A majority of members must have interest in property located in the district. Members must have experience in matters related to redevelopment.
Members must be qualified by experience in matters related to redevelopment.
Members should have interest or qualifications in matters related to the environment and protection of groundwater resources.
Members should have interest or qualifications in matters related to historic preservation.
Members should have interests or qualifications in matters related to public assistance.
Includes one (1) member appointed by the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners; one (1) member appointed by Kalamazoo Valley Community College; and two (2) members appointed by Portage Public Schools.
Members should have knowledge in matters related to public service.
Members can have interests in a variety of disciplines.
Members should have experience in matters related to land use and community development.
Must be at least fifty (50) years of age and have an interest in the rights and abilities of older people to maintain wellbeing and independence.
Members must be qualified by experience in matters related to construction, land use planning and/or zoning.
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