The Muskegon County Road Commission Board is responsible for:
Establishment, opening, discontinuing, vacating, closing, altering, improvement, maintenance and use of public highways and private roads
The condemnation of property and gravel thereof
Building, preservation and repairing of bridges
Term length established at time of appointment. Members are salaried.
Appointment Rules & Process
The Road Commission is comprised of five members, preferably, three of which would be representative of each of the service areas, those being Twin Lake, Whitehall and Apple Avenue; and two representatives would be from the County at-large.
Policy Number 2006-195 "Citizen Appointments/Reappointments to Advisory Boards/Committees" as amended January 22, 2008, will be utilized for all Road Commission vacancies.
No elected officials are eligible for appointment to the Road Commission. This includes, but is not limited to, township supervisors, treasurers, clerks, trustees, etc.
After initial appointment of two new members, all members will be appointed for 6-year terms.