Public Safety Committee

Regular Meetings

  • 4 pm
  • The 1st Tuesday of every other month
  • Township Hall
    7110 W Q Avenue
    Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Special Meetings

Special meetings may be called occasionally to discuss time sensitive issues, and will be posted in advance at the Township Hall and online.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

The Committee is composed of five members: 

  • One Township Board member
  • One member with emergency medical experience
  • One member with law enforcement experience
  • One member with fire service experience
  • One citizen at large

Members are appointed by the Township Board to serve varying terms of service.

  • Vacant, Chairperson
    Term Expires: December 2021
  • Barb Hammon, Member
    Term Expires: November 2024
  • Richard Ives, Member
    Term Expires: December 2023
  • Dr. Mark Kerschner, Member
    Term Expires: December 2023
  • Karianne Thomas, Member
    Term Expires: December 2023

Committee Purpose

The purpose of the Texas Township Public Safety Committee is to:

  • Advise the Township Board of Trustees on operations and recommend policies for Police/Sheriff services, Fire / Rescue services, and Emergency Medical Services.
  • Review operations and performance standards for Police, Fire/Rescue and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) services.
  • Address other public safety issues that may arise within the Township.