Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of every other month from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Eastern County Government Building, 415 W. Michigan Avenue (2nd Floor), Ypsilanti, MI 48197
The Community Services Block Grant Act (CSBG) (42 U.S.C. 9901 et seq.) as amended. Resolution 95-0282 re-established the Community Action Board. Resolution 20-018 revised the CAB's bylaws.
The Community Action Board (CAB) is a tripartite board that serves the Community Action Agency (CAA) in an advisory capacity. The CAA for Washtenaw County is the Office of Community and Economic Development (OCED). All CAB members fully participate in the development, planning, and implementation of programs that serve low-income communities. The CAB shall consist of 16 members, with 6 members from the consumer (low-income) sector, 5 members from the private sector, and 5 members from the public sector. The low-income or consumer sector representatives are individuals who are from the low-income community or neighborhoods that are served by the CAA. The private sector may include representatives of nonprofit organizations, business and industry, agriculture, labor, religious, law enforcement, education or other major groups and interests in the community served. Members from the public sector include elected or appointed officials or their designated representatives. Board members are appointed for three-year terms. The two Commissioner Representative positions shall be appointed annually.