Budget public hearing information
The Emmet County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, at 5:45 p.m. regarding the amended 2016 budget and the proposed 2017 budget. The hearing takes place in the County Building, 200 Division St., downtown Petoskey, prior to the Board’s regular meeting that evening that is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. All citizens are invited to attend and provide the Board with written and oral comments or ask questions concerning the County’s 2016 amended budget and the 2017 proposed budget.
The proposed budget can be inspected by the public from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the County Building, 200 Division St., Petoskey, in the Administrator’s Office.
Below are DRAFT documents related to the budgeting and budget-amending processes:
Recount notice for General Election
12/6/2016: LOCATION CHANGE FROM ORIGINAL POST
The Emmet County Clerk’s Office has received notice of a recount for the votes cast during the Nov. 8, 2016, General Election for the candidates who sought the office of President of the United States. The recount will take place Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, beginning at 9 a.m. at the EMMET COUNTY BUILDING, 200 Division St. Petoskey, MI 49770. The recount is expected to be completed the same day.
EMMET COUNTY NEWS
Snowmobile Safety Course set for Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016
The Emmet County Sheriff's Office will hold a Snowmobile Safety Course on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016. Hours of the course are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Emmet County's Sheriff's Office M-119 Location, 3460 M-119, Harbor Springs. Cost: Free Information: Please call (231) 439-8900 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to register. Those interested in taking the course must be at least 12 years old. Adults are welcome. Please bring a lunch and a pencil. Class size is limited to 25 students.
Winter camping at Camp Petosega; cabins available all year 'round!
Camp Petosega is a favorite summer campground but it's also a great winter destination, as well! Ice fishing, snowshoeing and winter exploration make this Emmet County park and campground an ideal spot to spend a few cozy winter days and nights! The campground has several cabins that are open in the winter months available for rent, including Cabins 1, 2, 3 (rustic, electricity no plumbing); Cabin 4 (electricity and plumbing); Cabin 5 (electricity and plumbing); and Cabin 5 (electricity, no plumbing). For photos of the cabins and rental information, visit www.camppetosega.org/campsites-cabins/ For park info and reservations, call (231) 347-6536.
New Moon snowshoeing at the Headlands Dark Sky Park Dec. 29, 2016
Headlands Dark Sky Park staff have one more event planned to round out what has been another wonderful season of the stars! The next event takes place on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, from 5 to 8 p.m., and is a snowshoe hike through the wooded trails under the stars, along with additional programming and activities. Events are free and open to the public and take place rain, snow or shine. For both events, meet at the park entrance. For more information, visit the Headlands Dark Sky Park web site at www.MIdarkskypark.org