Making Wishes on the Lucky Stars of the Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower

Friday, July 28, 2017.  9:00pm – 11:00pm @ Emmet County’s International Dark Sky Park at the Headlands The waxing crescent Moon and giant Jupiter set a romantic stage for this beautiful Summer shower of the Delta Aquarid falling stars, and visitors to… Read More

It is with sadness...

It is with sadness that we share the passing of Carl Lewis, WWII Veteran, on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Mr. Lewis was featured in an Emmet County article written by Tamara Stevens and posted to our Veterans Affair page on May 4, 2016. Our thoughts are with his family.

Weekly Tours of Emmet County’s New Waterfront Event Center at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park

Can’t wait for dark skies or scheduled programs to visit Emmet County’s new Waterfront Event Center at the Headlands International Dark Sky Park? We invite you to take a tour with us - view the facility, check out the grounds, peek at the telescope, and ask questions! Tours are on-going every Thursday between noon and 5 pm. Reservations are not necessary. Drive in, use the main parking lot, and join us in the lobby just off the main entrance to the Waterfront Event Center at the Headlands on the lake side of the building (so you can approach us from our best side!). Guests should plan between 20-30 minutes for the tour. For tour information, please contact Program Director, Mary Stewart Adams at 231-348-1713. Upcoming public tour dates (all of these are on Thursdays, between noon and 5 pm. More dates to be added as needed): July 27, August 3, August 10, August 17, August 24, August 31


Emmet County is seeking applicants for the following position(s): Mechanical Inspector/Plumbing Inspector | Building Inspector/Plan Reviewer | Electrical Inspector - Applicants must be able to be registered, or provisionally registered as a Trade Inspector/Plan Reviewer through the State of Michigan in their respective trade under the provisions of PA 54 of 1986 and PA 407 of 2016.  


Current Open Position(s): Veterans Affairs Committee, Historical Commission (3) positions, Fair Advisory Committee, Advisory Committee on Aging 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.


THE EMMET COUNTY COMMITTEE ON AGING will be accepting applications for funds available to be used to provide services for senior citizens in Emmet County for Year 2018. The deadline for submitting applications is Monday, July 31, 2017 at 5:00 P.M. at the Emmet County Clerk’s Office located at 200 Division Street Petoskey, Michigan.

Emmet County Land Bank Authority establishing Real Estate Broker Group

WANTED: Real Estate Brokers The Emmet County Land Bank Authority is establishing a Real Estate Broker Group which we will utilize to obtain broker price opinions and to sell Land Bank inventory. If you are a Broker or Associate Broker that meets the minimum requirements listed below and wish to be considered in our Realtor Group, please submit your letter with qualifications: Emmet County Land Bank Authority 200 Division Street, Suite 170 Petoskey, MI 49770. Minimum requirements include: • Broker or Associate Broker • Licensed in the State of Michigan • Over 5 years’ experience in the Real Estate profession • Minimum prior year sales production of $2.5 million • Minimum of 10 transactions in Emmet County during the prior year. Please send any questions to Brooke Milbrandt at bmilbrandt@emmetcouny.org.

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