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Macomb County Charter Commission
The Macomb County Clerk's Office, under the leadership of Macomb County Clerk Carmella Sabaugh, acted as the official Clerk for the Macomb County Charter Commission. Charter Commission Meeting Minutes and Agendas were recorded and maintained by the Macomb County Clerk's Office.
On May 6, 2008, Macomb County voters decided to “elect a charter
commission for the purpose of framing and submitting to the electorate of
the county a county home rule charter under the constitution and laws of
The Charter Commission was elected on Nov. 4, 2008 and began their work at their first meeting Dec. 4, 2008. In June of 2009 a proposed draft was submitted and approved by Governor Jennifer Granholm and was put on the ballot for the November 2009 election.
On Nov. 3, 2009, Macomb County voters adopted the proposed county charter. Under this charter Macomb County will have 13 commissioners and an elected county executive.
The Apportionment Commission approved a new district map for the 13
districts on March 13, 2010. CLICK HERE to access this new district maps.
Elections for the new offices will take place in 2010 and be effective
January 1, 2011.
CLICK HERE to download a .pdf file of the final version of the Macomb County Charter approved by the Macomb County Charter Commission on June 17, 2009 and by the Governor on July 21, 2009.
CLICK HERE to download a .pdf file of the letter sent by Gov. Jennifer Granholm regarding the proposed charter for Macomb County drafted by the Macomb County Charter Commission.
CLICK HERE for "Q & A About the Macomb County Charter Commission’s Work" by Executive Director Ralph "Skip" Maccarone
Macomb County Charter Commission will hold regular meetings every other Wednesday at 7 p.m.,
and other meetings may be scheduled at the call of the Chair.
Committees will meet at the call of the
respective committee chairs.
CLICK HEREfor "Q & A About the Macomb County Charter Commission’s Work"
by Executive Director Ralph "Skip" Maccarone
CLICK HEREfor Public Forum Handout (Committee Report Package (April 29, 2009)
CLICK HEREfor Macomb County Charter Commission Executive Director's Report (Feb. 22, 2009)
CLICK HEREfor Macomb County Charter Commission Executive Director's Report (March 22, 2009)
CLICK HEREfor details about the Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act.
CLICK HERE for Macomb County Charter Commission Adopted By-Laws