Historical Commission

Meetings
  • Meets as needed
Overview
  • Committee oversight: Finance
  • Term: 3-year terms
  • Appointed by the Board of County Commissioners
  • Created by MCL 399.172
Responsibilities of the Historical Commission:
  • To study and advise the Board with respect to all matters pertaining to history, to act as liaison on historical matters between the Board and other organizations and persons
  • To develop, promote, conduct and participate in historical projects, programs, activities and services
  • To perform such duties pertaining to historical matters as the Board by resolution may prescribe
  • To accept, hold, control, administer and disburse property and money for historical purposes in the name of the County, subject to the approval of the Board
  • To negotiate and enter into or recommend contracts pertaining to historical matters in the name of the County, subject to the approval of the Board
  • To select its officers and adopt rules for its proceedings