Antrim County
MICHIGAN

News & Upcoming Events

NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING

The Antrim County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on the proposed 2021 General Fund and Other Fund budgets at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 1, 2020 in the Commissioners Room, 2nd Floor of the Antrim County Building in Bellaire, MI.  Copies of the proposed budget will be available in the County Clerk’s office after noon on Friday, September 25, 2020. 

The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the Proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing. 

Sheryl Guy, Antrim County Clerk

Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency

Do you need financial relief due to COVID-19? The NMCAA CARES program is here to help.

For more information on eligibility or how to apply, please call (800)-632-7334 and press 4 to leave a message with NMCAA's CARES intake specialist. Or, email at CARES@nmcaa.net

Board of Commissioners Meeting

At their special meeting on June 18, 2020, the Antrim County Board of Commissioners voted to return to the regular meeting schedule beginning July 2, 2020. In light of Governor Whitmer's Executive Order 2020-154, which extends a previous Executive Order allowing public bodies to conduct public meetings remotely during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, meetings will be a virtual format utilizing Zoom webinar for virtual attendance. 

The next meeting of the Board of Commissioners is scheduled for September 17, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will be held virtually, utilizing Zoom webinar. Public Comment is welcome and encouraged. Those members of the public attending through Zoom via digital device or telephone will be given time to speak one at a time for no more than three (3) minutes. Public comments can also be emailed to the County Administration Office at countyadmin@antrimcounty.org before 5:00PM on September 16, 2020 to be read aloud during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.

To attend the Board of Commissioners meeting via Zoom Webinar, go to the Zoom website. When prompted, enter "Antrim" as the password. 

To attend via telephone, dial (312) 626-6799 or (646) 876-9923 or (253) 215-8782. When prompted, enter webinar ID: 841 6874 2882.

The meeting will also be live-streamed at the Antrim County Facebook page (@AntrimCountyMI). 

Committee/Commission Vacancies

Construction Code Board of Appeals

Antrim County is seeking Interest Notification Forms for one (1) builder position on the Construction Code Board of Appeals. Applicants to the board are required to be licensed and qualified by experience or training in their respective fields. 

Antrim County residents will be given preference.

Interested residents should contact the Administration Office at 231-533-6265 and request an “Interest Notification Form” or you may download the Interest Notification Form. Forms will be accepted until the board vacancies have been filled. Forms can be returned to the Administration Office, Antrim County Building, Room 204; via email at countyadmin@antrimcounty.org; or by mailing to: Antrim County Administration Office, P.O. Box 187, Bellaire, MI  49615.

Upcoming Building Closures

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

Wednesday, November 11 - Veterans Day
Thursday, November 26 - Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 27 - Day after Thanksgiving
Thursday, December 24 - Christmas Eve
Friday, December 25 - Christmas Day
Thursday, December 31 - New Year's Eve
Friday, January 1 - New Year's Day     

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 Register of Deeds 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
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. Antrim County Building, Room 211
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. Antrim County Building, Room 211
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. Board of Commissioners Room
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 5:30 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. Board of Commissioners Room
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. Antrim Creek Natural Area - South Entrance
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. Commission on Aging