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Bath Charter Township accepts applications from residents who wish to serve on Township boards and commissions throughout the year. Completed applications and attachments can be returned to: Bath Charter Township, 14480 Webster Road, Bath, MI 48808, email to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or fax to: (517) 641-4170.

Each year, Bath Charter Township may have vacancies occurring on various boards and commissions, such as the Library Committee, Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Parks & Recreation Committee, and others.


2017 Meeting Schedule for Bath Charter Township Updated 2/28/2017

Application for Appointment to Committee, Commissions, Boards & Authorities


Current vacancies include:

> Construction Board of Appeals (2)

> Parks & Recreation Committee (1)

> Senior Services Advisory Committee (1)


Statutory Authorities, Boards & Commissions

Statutory boards and commissions are public bodies either required or authorized by law. They have specific duties outlined in state statute and/or the Township’s ordinance creating the particular committee.

Bath Township's Statutory Committees include:

> Board of Review

> Building Authority

> Construction Board of Appeals

> Downtown Development Authority (DDA)

> Election Commission

> Housing Commission

> Planning Commission

> Sewer Board of Appeals

> Zoning Board of Appeals



Advisory Boards & Committees

Advisory committees are not mandated or authorized by specific statutes. A township board may choose to establish advisory committees to collect information, make recommendations and participate in township programs. Advisory committees are just that—advisory—and they have no authority of their own. They can do only what the board has authorized them to do.

Bath Township's Advisory Committees include:

> Farmers Market Board

> Library Committee

> Park Lake Advisory Board

> Parks & Recreation Committee

> Police & Fire Board

> Public Art Committee

> Roads Committee

> Senior Services Advisory Committee


Note: There are also two other Advisory groups that make recommendations to the Board of Trustees; the Finance Committee, and the Superintendent Performance Work Group. Both consist of members of the Board of Trustees.