Dustin Suntheimer is now officially Chelsea’s newest member and in addition to his new title, he’s also the city’s new council liaison to Chelsea Recreation Council and the farmers’ market and an alternate to SPARK.
“Thanks for stepping forward to serve,” said City Manager John Hanifan following the Suntheimer’s swearing-in that took place at the beginning of the meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 8.
Council members also chose which boards and commissions on which they’d like to serve as liaisons. Here’s the rest of the list:
Chelsea Area Planning Team/Dexter Area Regional Team – Council Member Ann Feeney
Chelsea Area Fire Authority Board – Council Member Rod Anderson; alternate Council Member Marcia Parker
Chelsea District Library Board – Council Member Cheri Albertson.
Chelsea School Board – Parker
Downtown Development Authority – Mayor Jason Lindauer.
Historic Commission delegate – Albertson
Planning Commission liaison – Albertson
Southeast Michigan Council of Governments delegate –Feeney
SPARK – Lindauer
Sylvan Township Water Ad hoc committee – Albertson and Council Member Frank Hammer.
WATS Policy Committee – Lindauer; alternate Feeney.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Board of Appeals – Albertson and Hammer
Washtenaw Area Value Express – Feeney; alternate Parker
Western Washtenaw Recycling Authority – Hammer; alternate Anderson
Zoning Board of Appeals liaison – Parker
In addition, staff members serve on the following boards and committees:
Chelsea Area Construction Agency delegate – Christine Linfield, zoning and planning director and city engineer
Michigan Municipal League – John Hanifan, city manager
Michigan Public Power Authority – Hanifan
Washtenaw County Emergency Phone District Board – Ed Toth, police chief
So if you’d like your voice heard regarding issues involving any of these committees, contact the council person who serves as either a voting member on these boards or as a liaison.
These appointments are the main conduits from residents to boards and back to the residents, Lindauer said.
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