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Public Notice: Applications for Millage Funds

THE EMMET COUNTY COMMITTEE ON AGING will be accepting applications for millage funds available to be used to plan, coordinate, and provide services for senior citizens in Emmet County for Year 2025. Any public or private non-profit agency may apply.

Download the application here.

The deadline for submitting applications is Friday August 16, 2024 at 3:00 P.M. at the Emmet County Clerk’s Office located at 200 Division Street Petoskey, Michigan. Applications can also be submitted electronically by email to [email protected].

2024 Emmet County Fixed Millage Proposal

     The current Emmet County Operating Millage expires in December of 2024. On August 6th, 2024 voters are being presented with a new millage proposal that will continue at the same rate to fund Emmet County Operating Services through 2028 if approved. The 2024 Fixed Millage for Emmet County, Townships, and Intermediate School District is voted on every 4 years. The 7.80 mills has been brought to the voters for approval for the last 20 years (since 2004) with no change in millage rates.

For additional information please click here.


2024 EMS Millage Proposal – August 6th Ballot

    The previous EMS Millage expired in December of 2023. On August 6th, 2024 voters are being presented with a new millage proposal that will fund Emmet County EMS through 2028 if approved. For more information about EMS Funding and the ballot proposal please visit our 2024 EMS Millage Information page.



Public Notice

A Special Election took place on May 7th, 2024. The official results are available now on the elections page.

Notice of Intent to File a PFC Application

Emmet County, Sponsor of the Pellston Regional Airport (PLN), is planning to file an application with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to impose and use a Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) to fund capital improvement projects.


Charlevoix, Cheboygan, and Emmet Counties (CCE) 911 Central Dispatch Authority - Seeks Executive Director


This position is primarily responsible for directing and overseeing the 911 emergency telephone system and centralized emergency dispatch center. Responsible for dispatch of all police, fire, and ambulance services within Charlevoix, Cheboygan, and Emmet Counties. This position is responsible for managing all CCE Central Dispatch Authority programs and operations, as well as the technical, maintenance, personnel, and fiscal management activities of CCE Central Dispatch Authority.


Educational Information

emmet county costal resiliency  

2024 Transparency Reporting

Please view Emmet County Performance Dashboard on the Finance Department website.

ARPA Grant Information

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 had previously sought 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.

 Click here for ARPA Grant Information.  


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.


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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