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Boards and Commissions

The City of Ishpeming has a number of Boards and Commissions that provide citizens the opportunity to serve their community.  The responsibilities and focuses of these roles vary depending on how and why the Board or Commission was established.

If you are interested in serving on one or more of the following Boards or Commissions, please complete the application below and return it to the City Manager’s Office, 100 E. Division Street, Ishpeming, MI  49849.  If you have any questions, please call Cathy Smith, Assistant to the City Manager, at 906-485-1091, Extension 203 or email



The following Boards or Commissions have vacancies:

  • Board of Review also has one vacancy with the term expiring 12/31/2022.
    The Board of Review is an elected position.  Vacancies shall be filled by a majority vote of the remaining members of the Board.  A person appointed to fill a vacancy shall serve for the balance of the unexpired term.  A Nominating Petition must be filed with the City Clerk to be considered for the appointment to the vacancy.  Contact City Clerk Cathy Smith at 906-485-1091, Ext. 203 if interested.
  • Housing Appeals Board – One Vacancy 
  • Zoning Board of Appeals – Two Vacancies (Alternate Board Members)
  • Parks and Recreation Commission – One Vacancy


Click on the Board or Commission to view members and meeting schedule:

Cemetery Board

Greater Ishpeming Commission on Aging (COA)

Downtown Development Authority

Ishpeming Housing Commission

Library Board

Iron Ore Heritage Authority

Parks and Recreation Commission

Planning Commission

Wastewater Treatment Board

Negaunee Ishpeming Water Authority

Zoning Board of Appeals

Board of Review

Act 345 Board

Housing Appeals Board



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