Human services board vacancy

MARQUETTE – Applications are being accepted for a vacancy on the Marquette County Department of Human Services Board.

According to the Marquette County Clerk’s Office, the DHS Board directs operations of social services through its director and is responsible for maintaining and operating the Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming.

The board is a three-member body with members appointed for three-year terms. The current vacancy is for a term ending Oct. 31, 2016.

The county clerk’s office said two of the appointments to the panel are made by the Marquette County Board. The third member is appointed by the governor through the director of the Michigan Department of Human Services.

To be considered for the vacancy, an application must be filed by Nov. 18. The Marquette County Board is scheduled to make the appointment at its regular meeting Nov. 19.

Application forms are available at the clerk’s office in the marquette County Courthouse at 234 W. Baraga Ave. in Marquette or on the county’s website at

For more information, contact the clerk’s office at 225-8330.