EMMET COUNTY NEWS

COUNTY BUILDING DISTRICT COURT ENTRANCE CLOSED APRIL 24 – 28

Due to construction and re-configuration of the entry doors to the District Court, the entrance to the District Court on Lake Street will be closed April 24 – 28. Please use the entrance on Lake Street to the County Building to access the District Court.  If you require… Read More

Airport After Hours - Thursday, April 27th

The 14th Annual Airport After Hours will be held Thursday, April 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Pellston Regional Airport. This will be a multi-chamber networking event hosted by the Air Service Task Force, a committee that advocates for the welfare of the airport. The cost to attend is just $7/person and admission includes heavy hors d'oeuvres offered by Hoppies Landing. A cash bar will also be available. The Airport After Hours is a regional event for the chambers and visitors bureaus from St. Ignace, Mackinac Island, Mackinaw City, Cheboygan, Indian River, Harbor Springs and Petoskey. Please Note: This is a fundraising event for the Air Service Task Force so chamber punch cards or comp passes from area chambers will not be accepted for admission.

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INVITATION FOR POTENTIAL COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEMBERS

Current Open Positions: Advisory Committee on Aging, Land Bank Authority, Northern Lakes Economics Alliance (NLEA), Parks and Recreation and Sanitary Code Board of Appeals. Emmet County is committed to excellence in its delivery of services to its residents and visitors. To help us maintain and improve upon this mission, we reach out to leaders in business and industry, to community leaders, and to county residents by inviting you to consider serving on one of the various Committees or Boards that have been established in Emmet County. Positions become available periodically and the Board of Commissioners appoints Committee and Board members from a pool of applicants. If you are interested in applying, a complete list of the Committees and Boards along with the necessary application can be located by clicking here. Inquiries should be directed to Juli Wallin, Emmet County Clerk, 200 Division St., Petoskey, Ml 49770, (231) 348-1744 or jwallin@emmetcounty.org.

Local Revenue Sharing Board Announces Spring 2017 Grant Cycle

MAY 11, 2017 DEADLINE - The Local Revenue Sharing Board of Emmet County, which distributes a portion of electronic gaming revenues from Odawa Casino each year, has announced the grant award cycle for Spring 2017. Applications for funding will be accepted through 5 p.m. on May 11, 2017. The original and three copies of the application can be submitted to the County Finance office, 200 Division St. on the lower level in suite G74. The LRSB meets May 25, 2017, to review the applications and make their decisions. Click here for more information and application

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2017 program schedule for Headlands Dark Sky Park now available!

The 2017 program schedule for Headlands has been determined, and you can now review the unique and exciting activities planned at Michigan’s own International Dark Sky Park throughout the months ahead! Please note that a few of the programs will require purchase of a ticket, which is new this year. Also, many of the programs will take place at the new Waterfront Event Center, which has been under construction since mid-2015.  When you access the program page below, scroll through the calendar and find the perfect programs for 2017 stargazing in Emmet County! CLICK HERE FOR THE COMPLETE 2017 PROGRAM SCHEDULE If you have questions about the programs, call Dark Sky Park Program Director Mary Stewart Adams at (231) 348-1713 or email darksky@emmetcounty.org

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