EMMET COUNTY NEWS

Paradise Lake Boating Access Ramp Out of Service Until Memorial Day

     Burr Mitchell, unit supervisor at Wilderness State Park and administrator of the Paradise Lake Boating Access Site, recently updated local officials on the current situation at that site. Emmet County Board of Commissioner Toni Drier, who also… Read More

Afflicted Business Relief Grants Available

   The State of Michigan is launching a grant program to distribute up to $409 Million of its American Rescue Plan Act funds. The Afflicted Business Relief (ABR) grant program is for those businesses who have suffered financial hardship from Covid-19. The program… Read More

JURY QUESTIONNAIRES GOING OUT TO 4,500 CITIZENS

The Emmet County Clerk’s Office recently mailed out juror questionnaires to 4,500 Emmet County residents. (The questionnaire is also available online as a fillable and downloadable PDF file here.) The law requires that the questionnaires be completed and returned within 10 days. Circuit Court Judge Jennifer E. Deegan reminds all citizens that it is your civic duty to participate in this process as our judicial system could not operate without you. By filling out the questionnaire, you will be placed into a pool of potential juror applicants for the coming year. Failure to timely complete and return the form could result in a Show Cause order. If you have any questions or concerns about the form, please contact the Clerk’s Office.

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NOW HIRING SEASONAL WORKERS -- INCREASED STARTING WAGE & BONUS PROGRAM IMPLEMENTED FOR 2022!

Now Hiring Seasonal Park StaffEmmet County employs a sizeable seasonal workforce typically beginning in spring and working through the fall. This workforce is critical to the County being able to deliver outstanding service to both visitors and locals who enjoy the beauty of our remarkable parks system. Going into the 2022 summer season, the County is working with a NEW market-competitive wage structure. Additionally, Emmet County is implementing a bonus program to incentivize staff to stick around for the entire season. Click on the button below to view our job openings and begin the online application process.


Thank you for your input! The survey is now closed.

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) will deliver $6,400,000 in federal funding to Emmet County to aid in economic recovery to ensure growth and equitable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Emmet County has received numerous requests for funding. With so many competing priorities, the county is seeking input from the community on how best to utilize these funds. ARPA funds must be obligated by December 31, 2024, and expended by December 21, 2026. Additional funding suggestions may be made at the bottom of the survey.
 

INVITATION FOR POTENTIAL COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEMBERS

The Emmet County Board of Commissioners encourages citizen participation by attending meetings and applying to serve on one of the board or committee seats that become open throughout the year. Check out the current openings at the link below where you can learn more about the application process and download an application.

SALE/DISPOSAL OF COUNTY OWNED PROPERTY

Emmet County government frequently has vehicles, lawn and miscellaneous power equipment, tools, furniture and other items which are no longer in use by county departments, but may still have value. Those items are now being put up for sale and listed at Biddergy.com, a worldwide online auction company based in Michigan. Click here to view items listed by Emmet County.

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