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    Authority International Property Maintenance Code
    City Ordinance 2012-35, adopted June 12, 2012
    Purpose The Board hears and decides appeals regarding the application or interpretation of the standards provided in the Housing Code, the Nuisance Code and the Building Maintenance Code.  The Board consists of nine (9) regular members and three (3) alternate members who are representative of the geographical, income, race, gender and housing need composition of the citizens of the City of Grand Rapids.  No elected officer or employee of the City may serve on the Board.  Members should be physically able to perform inspections of multi-level buildings.​
    Appointment
    Board members are appointed by the Mayor with approval of the City Commission on the first Monday in January.
    Residency Requirement

    City of Grand Rapids residency preferred.

    Term Each member's term is for three (3) years. Membership is subject to the Service Limitation Policy.
    Meetings The Board meets in Conference Room 303 of 1120 Monroe Avenue, NW on the second Wednesday of each month at 12:30 p.m.  Appeal hearings begin on the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. in Conference Room 201 of 1120 Monroe Avenue, NW. 

    2017 Annual Meeting Schedule​

    Compensation Members receive $10.00 per board meeting attended and an additional $10.00 for each day or part of a day devoted to inspections relating to an appeal.
    Liaison Connie Bohatch, Managing Director of Community Services, 456-3677


    Current members
    &
    term end
    Lynda Hoving
    1/7/2019

    Cesar Gonzalez
    01/06/2020

    Christopher Romero
    1/1/2018​

    Ashima Saigal
    01/06/2020

    ​Sean Robinson
    1/1/2018
    Michael Tuffelmire
    1/7/2019

    Michael Booker - alt
    01/06/2020​

    Michael B. Cary - alt
    01/06/2020​

    Bruce McCoy - alt
    1/1/2018
    Natasha Bledsoe

    01/06/2020

    Stephen Wooden
    1/1/2018
    Pamela Benjamin
    1/7/2019
     

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