BOARDS and COMMISSIONS VACANCIES
COMPENSATION COMMISSION. One vacancy – term ending 9/30/25. Applicants must be registered voters in the city. Purpose: Establish compensation for City Council Members.
DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. One vacancy – interest member – term ending 6/30/24. Applicants must have an interest in property in the downtown district. Purpose: Central Business District and tax increment financing authority.
HARBOR COMMISSION. Three vacancies – (3) terms ending 10/31/2024 (two terms starting 10/31/21). Two members can be non-residents but must own real estate or a business or profession having a licensed business location in the city. Purpose: Advisory on Marina, Harbor Development Issues.
HISTORIC DISTRICT COMMISSION. One vacancy – term ending 2/28/24. Applicants must be city residents. Purpose: Historic preservation.
PARKS COMMISSION. One vacancy – term ending 6/30/22. Applicants may be non-residents but must own real estate or a business/profession having a licensed business location in the City or have a child attending school within the City. Purpose: Advisory on parks development, maintenance, improvements, & identifying, planning, implementing public & private beautification projects.
PEG COMMISSION. Two vacancies – terms ending 12/31/23. Applicants must be Manistee County Residents. Purpose: Oversees operation of Manistee Public Access.
PLANNING COMMISSION. One vacancy – term ending 10/31/24 (term begins 10/31/21). Applicants must be City residents. Purpose: Reviews Master Plan, Zoning, Site Plans, Development Issues.
TREE COMMISSION. Two vacancies –terms ending 12/31/22. Purpose: Oversees public (parks/boulevards) tree program.
Application forms are available at the City Clerk’s office, (231)398-2803, or on the website. Applications must be returned by Tuesday, September 28, 2021 to be considered for appointment at the October 5, 2021 City Council meeting.