Boards & Commissions

Are you interested in getting involved with Ypsilanti City Government?  Are you passionate about arts, sustainability, or making Ypsilanti a better place to live? If you meet the following membership qualifications, you can apply for a City of Ypsilanti Board or Commission. Experience is not required.

Membership Qualifications

Appointees to City Boards and Commission shall meet the affiliation qualification requirements of the City Code, Section 2-111, below, as well as any specific qualifications required by City Ordinance or State Statute. 

All non-youth members must be qualified electors. 

Sec. 2-111. Applicability of section.

(a) Except as otherwise specifically provided, members of boards and commissions shall be affiliated with the city. This requirement shall be fulfilled in the following ways:
(1) An individual shall have been a resident of the city for a minimum of two years; or
(2) An individual shall demonstrate ownership/interest for a minimum of two years in a business established in the city for a minimum of two years.

(b) Exceptions to subsections (a)(1) and (2) of this section shall only be permitted if it is determined by the city council that a board or commission requires the membership of an individual with a specific position, knowledge, experience or expertise not available in another individual who may otherwise comply with the terms of subsections (a)(1) and (2) of this section.

Board and Commissions Submitted Applications

All applications to Boards and Commissions are maintained for public viewing on the city website.  Applications will appear on this list for one year after submission. This list will not provide applicant address or contact information. 

This effort will assist in providing greater transparency in the nomination and appointment process of City Council.

Please click to redirect and view all submitted applications through Google Docs.