EMMET COUNTY NEWS

COMMITTEE ON AGING NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SENIOR CITIZEN MILLAGE FUNDS

The Emmet County Committee on Aging is now accepting applications for funds available to be used to provide services for senior citizens in Emmet County for year 2022. Applications may be obtained by contacting the Emmet County Clerk’s Office at (231) 348-1745 or by downloading the application here. The deadline for submitting applications to the Emmet County Clerk’s Office is Friday, September 3, 2021 at 5 p.m.

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PUBLIC INPUT NEEDED!
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].

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - CARDIAC MONITORS / DEFIBRILLATORS

Emmet County invites prospective vendors to submit a proposal to supply cardiac monitors/defibrillators to Emmet County EMS (ECEMS). ECEMS is seeking to purchase nine new cardiac monitors/defibrillators to replace all Philips MRX Monitors on frontline ambulances. The cardiac monitor shall be the manufacturer’s newest model available. The RFP provides the vendor with the relevant operational, performance, and application requirements of the device. Please refer to the RFP for all the details. Proposal due date and public bid opening is Thursday, August 5, 2021.

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INVITATION FOR POTENTIAL COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEMBERS

meeting iconCURRENT OPEN POSITIONS: Fair Advisory Board, Planning Commission, Construction Resource Committee, Veterans Affairs Board, and Zoning Board of Appeals.

If you are interested in applying, click here or inquire with the Emmet County Clerk's Office at (231) 348-1744 or 200 Division St., Petoskey, MI 49770.

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NOW HIRING SEASONAL WORKERS -- NEW WAGE STRUCTURE & BONUS PROGRAM IMPLEMENTED FOR 2021!

Emmet 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 2021 summer season, the County is working with a NEW market-competitive wage structure. Additionally, in the interest of attracting the best of the best, and then retaining these valuable team members from season to season, Emmet County is also implementing an end-of-season bonus incentive program. Click on the button below to view our job openings and begin the online application process.

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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.

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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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Emmet County, Michigan
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