Antrim County
MICHIGAN

News & Upcoming Events

**Press Release**

The Antrim County Clerk has released a statement regarding the Antrim County May 2021 Election. Click here for more information.


Are you ready for your COVID19 vaccine? Our allotments have increased, and we are ready to schedule everyone in our district aged 16 and over. Please click here to register.

NOTE: The type of vaccine available at each health department clinic depends on availability and clients are not able to select their preferred vaccine (with the exception of minors 16 or 17 years of age who will be registered for a Pfizer vaccination clinic). Anyone with barriers to internet access or other constraints such as transportation can call 2-1-1, the Aging Hotline at (231)715-5557, or their local senior services center.


**County Building Access**

The Antrim County Governmental Building is now open to the public for walk-in business. Public access to the building is available at the southwest entrance only. In accordance with the MDHHS Epidemic Order, masks are still required when in the building.

At this time, Board, committee, commission, and other public meetings may be held in person as long as the restrictions laid out in the MDHHS Gatherings and Face Mask Order make it reasonably feasible to do so.


**Board of Commissioners Meeting**

The next regular meeting of the Antrim County Board of Commissioners is scheduled for Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Click here for the agenda.

Public comment is welcome and encouraged. All individuals who wish to speak in person during public comment will be allowed to do so. In light of the MDHHS order regarding gatherings and facemasks, space in the Board of Commissioners Room is extremely limited. Overflow space will be available in Conference Room 211. Additionally, masks are required while in the Antrim County Building. Members of the public are encouraged to participate through virtual format, utilizing Zoom webinar, though are not required to do so.

Any member of the public speaking under the privilege of “Public Comment,” whether in person or virtually, may speak no longer than three (3) minutes. A group of individuals who wish to present a specific point of view may designate a spokesperson for whom the Board Chair will allow additional time; however, this is not a requirement.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we all adjust to minimize the COVID-19 spread and keep our community safe.

Click here to join the meeting. When prompted, the password is Antrim.

The meeting will also be livestreamed on the official Antrim County Facebook page (@AntrimCountyMI).


Board/Committee Vacancies

Antrim County is seeking interested individuals to fill positions on the following boards/committees/commissions:

    • Construction Code Board of Appeals (1 Builders)

Individuals must be an Antrim County resident and a registered voter in Antrim County.

The Construction Code Board of Appeals requires all applicants to be licensed and qualified builders.

Interested residents can download the Interest Notification Form that is available here. All completed forms must be returned to the Administration Office, Antrim County Building, Room 204. Forms can also be emailed to countyadmin@antrimcounty.org or sent via USPS to the Antrim County Administration Office, PO Box 187, Bellaire, MI 49615.


Upcoming Building Closures

The Antrim County Building and Courthouse will be closed on the following dates:

Memorial Day Monday, May 31
Independence Day (Observance) Monday, July 5
Labor Day Monday, September 6
Veteran's Day Thursday, November 11
Thanksgiving Holiday November 25 & 26
Christmas Holiday December 24 - 27
New Year's Eve Friday, December 31
New Year's Day (Observance) Thursday, December 30

    


Social Media

Stay up to date on meeting dates, building closures, and employment opportunities by following Antrim County on Facebook. For updates on specific Antrim County departments or services, click or follow the departments:

Antrim County Sheriff's Office Antrim County 911
Antrim County Animal Control Antrim County Airport
Antrim County Emergency Management Antrim County Commission on Aging
Antrim County Transportation
Antrim County Veterans Affairs
Barnes Park Campground

Smart911

“Give 9-1-1 the information they need to help you fast.” Through this FREE and secure service, you can provide information that the 911 dispatchers will view. To sign up, go to www.Smart911.com or contact Sheriff Dan Bean at 231-533-8627.

TCE Plume Facts

A 10 minute video from the Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council reviews the history of the plume and the steps being taken to provide safe drinking water. More explanatory videos are available here.

Click here for 12 fact sheets about the TCE plume. These fact sheets have been provided by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. Hard copies are available on the 1st floor of the County Building.

Annual Reports / Antrim County Budgets

Click for a link to the annual reports presented to the Board of Commissioners. Click here for a link to the approved Antrim County budgets from 2019 back to 2013. Also available on that page are the audits for 2011 through 2017.

Upcoming & Recent Meetings
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 7:00 p.m. Antrim Creek Natural Area - South Entrance
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 9:00 a.m. Antrim County Building, Room 211
Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 6:30 p.m. Board of Commissioners Room