Boards, Committees & Commissions

Active City Boards, Committees & Commissions

Click each link below for further information regarding each active board, committee and commission.  

Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Board                                       Planning Commission

Zoning Board of Appeals                                                                                   Board of Review

Parks and Recreation Commission Human Rights Commission

Housing Research Advisory Commission                                                     Sustainability Advisory Commission

Please contact the City Clerk during regular business hours 734-475-1771, extension 206 or for any questions or concerns you may have regarding City boards, committees and commissions.

Current Openings

The following table identifies all current board, commission and committee openings.  There are links for the positions that have available job descriptions.  Click each link for further details.  All positions are open until filled.

Position                                                                         Availability           Term        Posting Close Date
  Downtown Development Authority -1 1/1/2020 Ending 12/31/2023 *Open until filled
  Parks and Recreation Commission - 1 3/1/2020 Ending 3/1/2024 2/30/2020
  Community Center Task Force
        Member from Chelsea Community Hospital/SRSLY - 1
        Chelsea Area School District Representative - 1
        City Parks Commission - 1
        Member from the City of Chelsea Business Community - 1
        Member from the Chelsea Area Friends for Recreation (or 
            other Non-profit recreation organization in Chelsea) - 1
        Chelsea Residents at-large - 2
  TBD 3/5/2020

* 30 day application period has expired. Position is open until filled.

Application Process


Applicants interested in a current opening should complete the City Board, Committee & Commission application.  Please forward completed applications along with an updated resume to the City Clerk via email (, drop off at the City Offices during regular business hours, or send to the attention of the City Clerk by U.S. Mail.

The City Mayor recommends applicants to City Council for approval and appointment in most cases, unless otherwise specified in the job description.  Applicants should review the City Board, Committee and Commission Handbook for additional information.