Emmet County 2017 Boater’s Safety Courses are now posted!

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Emmet County is seeking applicants for the following position(s): Seasonal Positions at McGulpin Point Lighthouse, Seasonal Summer Park Attendant, Deputy Sheriff - Road Patrol Officer. Click here for additional information.

2017 Essence of Emmet Annual History Awards

The Essence of Emmet History Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Essence of Emmet Annual History Awards.  These awards are given to individuals and organizations dedicated to the preservation, presentation, and promotion of the history and culture of Emmet County.  Nominations are due by September 1, 2017. Click here for more information and to access the nomination form.


Current Open Position(s): Land Bank Authority (Builder/Contractor knowledge needed), Housing Council.  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.


CAMP PETOSEGA - The water is now back on to all sites and the Campground Bathhouse is open.  As always, we will operate on a first come, first serve basis after Labor Day.  The ONLY weekend after Labor Day that we will be accepting reservations is the weekend of October 14th – in celebration of our Halloween Event.  On this weekend we will be site specific, so call now to reserve your site for Halloween! CROOKED RIVER LOCK - Emmet County is now raising the water on Crooked Lake to its summer target level; as mandated by the Army Corps of Engineers.  The lock is now operating daily from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Daily and annual passes are now available and must be permanently affixed to all watercraft.  If this practice is not followed a boater will not be allowed access through the Lock.

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