Antrim County
MICHIGAN

News & Upcoming Events

**Special Meeting: Board of Commissioners**

A special meeting of the Antrim County Board of Commissioners has been scheduled for June 18, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. In compliance with Governor Gretchen Whitmer's Executive Order 2020-75, which suspended rules and procedures related to physical presense at meetings and hearings of governmental entities, the meeting will be held remotely. 

Antrim County encourages remote participation. The meeting will be made available to the public through the following means:

      • Zoom: Those wishing to participate in public comment may do so by attending the Zoom webinar (via phone or computer) where they will be given the opportinity to offer those comments. 
      • Facebook Live: Those who do not wish to participate in public comment but would still like to watch, may watch the livestream on Facebook Live.

To join from a PC, MAC, ipad, iPhone, or Android device, click here. The password is Antrim.

To join by phone, you may dial:

+1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 646 876 9923  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 6833. The meeting  ID is 841 6874 2882. The password is Antrim.

Anyone wishing to give public comment will be given the opportunity to do so at the beginning and end of the meeting. Participants will be muted until called upon. Members of the public speaking under the privilege of "Public Comment" may speak no longer than three (3) minutes. 

Meeting Cancellations:

In line with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Interim Recommendations for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-2019) Community Mitigation Strategies, all non-essential County committee/commission meetings have been cancelled until further notice. These meetings include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning Commission
  • Economic Development Corporation
  • Antrim Creek Natural Area Commission
  • Parks & Recreation Plan ad hoc Committee
  • Commission on Aging Advisory Board
  • Housing Committee
  • Veterans Affairs Committee

Please feel free to contact the Administration Office with questions regarding the cancellations at (231)533-6265.

Board/Committee Vacancies

Construction Code Board of Appeals

Antrim County is seeking Interest Notification Forms for two (2) positions on the Construction Code Board of Appeals.

The Construction Code Board of Appeals is seeking one (1) builder and one (1) electrician. 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 download from the Antrim County website. Forms will be accepted until the board vacancies have been filled. Forms can be returned to the Administration Office, Antrim County Building, Room 204; email: 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:

Friday, July 3 - Independence Day (Observance)
Monday, September 7 - Labor Day
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

Antrim Conservation District

The Antrim Conservation District will be hosting weekly guided hikes every Tuesday at Cedar River Natural Area. For more information on the events, or for a Cedar River Natural Area Trail map, please contact the Antrim Conservation District at (231)533-8363.

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.

This is Antrim County...

See a minute and a half of Antrim County's natural beauty as it changes through the seasons. A brochure illustrating what Antrim County offers is available at the MDOT welcome centers.

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
Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. Board of Commissioners Room
Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. Board of Commissioners Room
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. Antrim County Building, Room 211
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 1500
Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. Board of Commissioners Room