Veteran Affairs Committee
The Calhoun County Veterans Affairs Committee currently has one opening for a Committee member. All Calhoun County veterans, with an honorable discharge, who may be interested in serving on the Calhoun County Veterans Affairs Committee for a period of four years should apply online using the link above. Deadline to apply is Nov. 4, 2022. Meetings take place monthly on Wednesdays, and are held in the Toeller Building in Battle Creek.
Calhoun County Veterans Affairs is a service provider for veterans and their
families, helping with federal benefits, emergency relief, burial benefits, and veteran advocacy. All veterans are encouraged to visit the office to learn more about how County Veterans Affairs is here to help. Visit the department website.
Senior Millage Allocation Committee (SMAC)
The mission of SMAC is to effectively and efficiently allocate County Senior Millage Funding to enhance, promote, and ensure needed quality services are provided for Calhoun County seniors, age 60 and over. Initially passed in November 1996, the Calhoun County Senior Millage provides approximately $2.8 million annually to fund 22 service programs administered by eleven trusted government and nonprofit organizations.
Meeting Time: Meets the first Friday of every month from 8:00am-9:30am (11 meetings, none in January)
Meeting Location: Calhoun County Building, 315 West Green Street, Marshall, MI 49068
SMAC members must:
- Have the ability to dedicate substantial time and effort to devote to SMAC meetings and activities.
- Have varied talents, qualifications, and capabilities with a common interest in older adults.
- Be a resident of Calhoun County.
Deadline is Nov. 4, 2022
Calhoun County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
The duties of members of this DHHS board is to supervise and provide for the administration of the county’s medical care facility and child care institution; conduct, in conjunction with the state department, an annual review of social service programs operating within the county; develop policy and supervise the administration of social service programs authorized by the County Board of Commissioners or financed solely from county funds or county administered funds; development and administration of employment programs and work training projects; to review and submit recommendations on contracts involving programs administered by the state department proposed to be entered into between the state department and public or private agencies within the county.
Learn more on the list of committees.
Calhoun County Planning Commission
The duties of the County Planning Commission are as follows:
- Adopt a County Master Plan, review the Plan regularly, and make necessary updates as required;
- Provide review and recommendation of all proposed amendments to Township zoning and land use policy (including map amendments);
- Prepare an annual report to the County Board of Commissioners;
- Prepare special studies and plans, as requested by the County Board of Commissioners;
- Participate in applicable training sessions, conferences, or meetings in order to properly fulfill the duties of the Commission.
- Citizens at large
- Recreation and tourism interests
- Transportation and communication
- Sanitation, environmental health, housing and human services
Click here for the job description