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AI- 3484   9. B. 1.    
BOC Regular
Meeting Date: 02/18/2021  
Jury Board Reappointment
Submitted For: Kelli Scott FROM: Susan Connolly, Legal Secretary, Corporation Counsel
Department: Courts  

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RESOLUTION:
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CALHOUN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS appoints Kathleen Johnson (R) – Convis Township to a 6 year term beginning April 2021 to the Calhoun County Jury Board, consistent with MCL 600.1301, and upon recommendation of the 37th Judicial Circuit Court Judges.
RECOMMENDATION:
The Circuit Judges recommend the re-appointment of Ms. Kathleen Johnson of Convis Township to the Calhoun County Jury Board. Ms. Kathleen Johnson has served on the Jury Board since April of 2015 and her term of service ends in April 2021.  Ms. Johnson has requested re-appointment to the Jury Board for a new six (6) year term.

MCL 600.1301(1) prescribes that the members of the jury board are appointed by the county board of commissioners on the recommendation of the circuit judges. The Board is currently comprised of 1 member from the Democratic Party and 1 member from the Republican Party, in compliance with the statute.
BACKGROUND:
The Jury Board is comprised of three residents of Calhoun County and no more than two members may be affiliated with one political party. MCL 600.1302. Currently Ms. Sherry Williams (D) - Battle Creek and Mr. Tino Smith (I) - Battle Creek are on the Board with Ms. Johnson who is a Republican from Convis Township.
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