Agenda available for Dec. 13, 2016 Administrative Meeting

The Emmet County Board of Commissioners will meet for its monthly Administrative session at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. The Board meets in the County Building, 200 Division St., downtown Petoskey. For the most current agenda, click here.   The Board’s regular session will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, in the same location.

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:

Budget Summary Documents

General Fund Revenues
General Fund Expenditures

Special Revenue Revenues
Special Revenue Expenditures

Capital Funds Revenues
Capital Funds Expenditures

Enterprise Funds Revenues
Enterprise Funds Expenditures



New Commissioners attend training

On Dec. 7, 2016, most of the newly elected Emmet County Commissioners, along with County Administrator Marty Krupa, attended a “New County Commissioner Workshop” in Gaylord, offered by Michigan State University Extension. The workshop is designed to help new Commissioners… Read More

2017 Organizational Meeting of the Board of Commissioners set for Jan. 3

Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, six of seven Emmet County Commissioners will be new to the Board. As is done annually, an organizational meeting will be held to determine the annual meeting schedule dates and times, and also members will elect the chair and vice-chair of the Board.… Read More

Educational sessions Dec. 22 include District Court, Circuit Court

Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, six of seven Emmet County Commissioners will be new to the Board of Commissioners. To help prepare the new Commissioners and candidates, Emmet County Administrator Marty Krupa has scheduled Thursday evening educational sessions through the… Read More

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); and Cabin D (electricity, no plumbing). For photos of the cabins and rental information, visit  For park info and reservations, call (231) 347-6536.

Headlands Dark Sky Park

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  



The Fall 2016 county newsletter is now available for download. Inside, you will find topics of county interest including updates from numerous County departments. Click here to access the Fall 2016 Newsletter.

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