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Richland Township Openings

Job Openings

  • 22 October 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
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Richland Township Openings

 

Zoning Board of Appeals:  Richland Township currently has an opening on the Zoning Board of Appeals Board.  The ZBA is a 5 member Board with an alternate.  A Zoning Board of Appeals hears appeals, evaluates requests for interpretations and approves or denies dimensional and use variances, reviews and interprets Township Zoning Ordinances, reviews findings of facts, reviews applications, etc. ZBA must apply facts to standards and make determinations on those standards.    The majority of cases before the ZBA are variances.   Meetings are held on an as needed basis and are generally held on the 4th Wednesday of the Month starting at 5:30pm.

Board of Review:  Richland Township currently has an opening on the Board of Review.  The BOR meets in March, July and December.  March is a 2 day commitment in which the Board listens to resident protests and to correct the assessments/valuations of property. July and December Board of Review dates are to correct errors or mutual mistake of fact. Time commitment is minimal for July and December.    

Training and meeting pay is provided.  For more information please contact Lysanne Harma, Supervisor Richland Township at:  (269) 629-4921 or lharma@richlandtwp.net.  Resumes and letters of interest can be emailed to lharma@richlandtwp.net or sent to 7401 N 32nd Street  Richland MI  49083.  Deadline to respond is November 5, 2020. 

Richland Township Openings

 

Zoning Board of Appeals:  Richland Township currently has an opening on the Zoning Board of Appeals Board.  The ZBA is a 5 member Board with an alternate.  A Zoning Board of Appeals hears appeals, evaluates requests for interpretations and approves or denies dimensional and use variances, reviews and interprets Township Zoning Ordinances, reviews findings of facts, reviews applications, etc. ZBA must apply facts to standards and make determinations on those standards.    The majority of cases before the ZBA are variances.   Meetings are held on an as needed basis and are generally held on the 4th Wednesday of the Month starting at 5:30pm.

Board of Review:  Richland Township currently has an opening on the Board of Review.  The BOR meets in March, July and December.  March is a 2 day commitment in which the Board listens to resident protests and to correct the assessments/valuations of property. July and December Board of Review dates are to correct errors or mutual mistake of fact. Time commitment is minimal for July and December.    

Training and meeting pay is provided.  For more information please contact Lysanne Harma, Supervisor Richland Township at:  (269) 629-4921 or lharma@richlandtwp.net.  Resumes and letters of interest can be emailed to lharma@richlandtwp.net or sent to 7401 N 32nd Street  Richland MI  49083.  Deadline to respond is November 5, 2020. 

Kalamazoo County COVID-19 Cases Trending Upward

Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department

  • 21 October 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
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KALAMAZOO, MI – Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Department reports that Kalamazoo County COVID-19 cases are trending upward. Health officials ask all residents to do their part to stop the spread of COVID-19 by adhering to public health guidance. The most effective public health recommendations continue to be wearing a face covering or mask, maintaining six feet from others, avoiding social gatherings, and washing hands frequently. Crowded, indoor gatherings are particularly high risk.

Kalamazoo County Healthcare Partners Urge Residents to Get a Flu Vaccine

Kalamazoo County

  • 6 October 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
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KALAMAZOO, MI—Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Department and healthcare partners Ascension Borgess, Bronson Healthcare, Family Health Center, and WMed Health urges residents to get vaccinated against the flu to protect themselves and their loved ones from the influenza virus. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect Kalamazoo County communities, getting the flu vaccine is one of the best ways to reduce respiratory illness circulating in the area.

Update on Upcoming Construction

I-94 Widening and Roundabout at G Ave and Gull Road

  • 30 September 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
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November 3, 2020 Election

Vote on November 3, 2020

  • 17 September 2020
  • Author: Theresa Paddock
  • Number of views: 450
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The General election is Tuesday, November 3, 2020.   Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. for those voters wishing to vote in person.    Voters are asked to mask up and practice social distancing.  Precincts are equipped with hand sanitizer, voting stations that adhere to social distancing guidelines, sanitized voting stations and equipment, in addition to workers wearing personal protection aids.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

IN & AROUND OUR COMMUNITY

Census 2020

The Time to Act is Now

  • 17 September 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
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Beginning on Constitution Day, September 17, through Sunday, September 20, join Census Bureau partners nationwide in reminding your network that time is running out to respond to the 2020 Census.

Increased Risk of Lyme Disease in Kalamazoo County

Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Department

  • 30 July 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
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The Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Department wants residents and healthcare providers to be aware of an increasing number of confirmed and probable Lyme disease cases in Kalamazoo County. Currently, Lyme disease cases are five times higher than they were five years ago.

Kalamazoo County Government

Coronavirus Case linked to Plasma Center, Some Donors May Have Been Exposed

  • 13 July 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
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Kalamazoo, MI – One symptomatic employee who works for the Grifols BioMat USA, has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The health department advises people who were at the plasma center located at 167 E. Kalamazoo Avenue on the following dates June 27, 28, and 29, and July 3, 6, 8, and 9 to monitor themselves daily for symptoms of the respiratory disease and seek testing from their healthcare provider.

Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department

Older Adults Get Access to the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program

  • 21 May 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
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Kalamazoo, MI – Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Department’s Area Agency on Aging (AAA) IIIA has joined forces with Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes to streamline distribution of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farmers to Families Food Box Program. On May 8, the USDA approved contracts across the country for the program, which allows local farmers and suppliers to coordinate boxes of fruits, vegetables, and dairy with food banks and Area Agency on Aging across the state. AAA IIIA will receive the first delivery this week.

2020 Water System Flushing Program

Department of Public Services

  • 18 May 2020
  • Author: Amber Boucher
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Attached is a map showing the City's revised 2020 Water System Flushing Schedule, which will begin on June 14, 2020 and continue through June 23, 2020.  Flushing will take place during evening hours of 10:00 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. and daytime hours of 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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