Committee Assignments

Each department within the county government and some other outside agencies have a "parent" committee that the department can provide updates to.

Committee Assignments

The Committee assignments are as follows:

Administration Committee Assignments

  • Animal Control
  • Building and Grounds
  • Chief Elected Officials Meeting
  • Local Emergency Planning Commission (including Communications Team, Business Team, Special Needs Team, Public Information/Education Team, Mitigation Team, and Exercise Team), Disaster Planning Committee, Motorpool, Prosecutor, Public Defender, Road Commission, Sheriff (including Victim Services Unit)
  • SMART
  • Trial Court (including Civil Court, Criminal Court, Family Court, Friend of the Court, Jury Board, Juvenile Center, Community Corrections Advisory Board)
  • Western Michigan Legal Services


Finance Committee Assignments

  • Building Authority
  • Clerk (including Election Canvassers Board), Community Development (including Brownfield Authority, Economic Development Corporation, Land Bank Authority, Land Preservation Board, Loan Administration Board, Planning Commission, Public Transportation Local Advisory Council, Public Works Board, Solid Waste Planning, Housing Resource Network, Cornerstone Alliance Board)
  • Drains
  • Equalization
  • Financial Services
  • Information Systems
  • Pension Board
  • Pokagon New Buffalo Area Local Revenue Sharing Board
  • Printing
  • Records
  • Senior Centers
  • Treasurer
  • Trust Investment Advisory Committee


Personnel & Human Services Committee Assignments

  • Area Agency on Aging
  • Berrien County Human Services Council
  • Department of Human Services, GIS/Land Description
  • Health Department (including Board of Heath, Sewage Appeals Board, Health Department. Well and Septic Review Board)
  • Human Resources
  • Mental Health Authority (including SWMBH Substance Use Disorder Oversight Policy Board)
  • Michigan Association of Counties Miscellaneous Committees
  • Parks and Recreation (including Recycling, Parks and Recreation Commission, Solid Waste Consortium, Berrien County Historical Association)
  • Register of Deeds
  • Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency, Surveyor
  • Southwestern Michigan Planning Commission (including Administration/Executive Committee, Niles Area Transportation Study and Twin Cities Area Transportation)
  • Veterans
  • Workforce Development (KINEXUS including Intelligence Committee, Improvement Committee, Leadership Committee, Investment Committee)