EMMET COUNTY NEWS


BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SEEK MEMBERS FOR NEW REIMBURSEMENT COMMITTEE

During its November 8 regular meeting, the Emmet County Board of Commissioners (BOC) voted for County Administrator Mike Reaves to initiate the creation of a new Commissioner Reimbursement Committee. READ MORE >>>

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - NEW TYPE III AMBULANCE

Emmet County is soliciting proposals from qualified ambulance dealers to assist the County in purchasing a new Type III Ambulance. Please refer to the RFP for all the details. Proposal due date and public bid opening is Thursday, December 16, 2021.

PUBLIC INPUT NEEDED FOR UPDATING COUNTY RECREATION PLAN

The Emmet County Office of Planning, Zoning, and Construction Resources will be working with Emmet County local jurisdictions and other county participants to update the 2022 Emmet County-wide Recreation Plan. If you live or recreate in Emmet County, your input is invaluable to this process. Please take five minutes to complete the Recreation Plan survey online, or if you prefer, print out the survey and submit it to the Emmet County Department of Planning, Zoning and Construction Resources. If you have any questions regarding the Emmet County Recreation Plan Update, please contact Tammy Doernenburg, Planning & Zoning Director, at (231) 439-8998 or by email at [email protected].

★ NOVEMBER 2 ELECTION RESULTS REPORTED

Results from the November 2, 2021 election are now in with all 22 precincts reporting.
---  Click here for summary of unofficial overall election results
---  Click here for unofficial results for each precinct

INVITATION FOR POTENTIAL COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEMBERS

The Emmet County Board of Commissioners encourages citizen participation. If you are interested in applying to serve in one of the open board seats listed below, download the online application or inquire with the Emmet County Clerk's Office at (231) 348-1744 or 200 Division St., Petoskey, MI 49770.
   CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS: Commissioner Reimbursement Committee, Advisory Committee on Aging, Construction Resource Committee, Jury Board, Pellston Regional Airport Committee, and the Planning Commission.

COUNTY SEEKS INDIGENT DEFENSE ATTORNEY

The County of Emmet is seeking an attorney experienced in criminal law defense to become part of a group of attorneys who provide legal services to indigent criminal defendants in the district and circuit courts of Emmet County. To read all the requirements for the position, please refer to the additional information.

INFORMATION ON PELLSTON PFAS ISSUE

pfas-iconThe Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) awarded Emmet County a $250,000 grant in July 2020 to investigate the presence of PFAS near Pellston Regional Airport following the detection of the substance in a water sample of a private residence in early 2020. A letter from Emmet County Administrator Mike Reaves was mailed out to Pellston area property owners on Dec. 22, 2020, providing an update on that investigation. EGLE has a comprehensive history of the investigation into the Pellston PFAS site available online which can be reviewed here. More information about PFAS can be found on the state attorney general website and also on the website of the Health Department of Northwest Michigan.

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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