Antrim County
MICHIGAN

News & Upcoming Events

**PUBLIC HEARING**

The Antrim County Board of Commissioners will be holding a public hearing on the Antrim County Parks & Recreation plan on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 6:30 p.m., prior to the regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting. The Public Hearing will be held virtually via Zoom Webinar. To attend the hearing virtually, interested parties can click here. When prompted, the password is Antrim.

Written comments may be sent to the Antrim County Administration & Planning Office, PO Box 187, Bellaire, MI 49615. Email comments may be sent to countyadmin@antrimcounty.org. Comments must be received by January 21, 2020.

Copies of the plan are on file at the Antrim County Administration Office, located at 203 E. Cayuga Street, Room 204, Bellaire, MI. To review the plan in person, contact the Administration Office for an appointment. 

The plan is also available for viewing online at http://www.antrimcounty.org/downloads/20212026_parks_rec_plan_draft_boc_1.pdf

For more information on the plan prior to the hearing, contact the Antrim County Administration Office at (231)533-6265.

**BUILDING CLOSURE**

To remain compliant with the Emergency Epidemic Order regarding Gatherings and Face Masks, effective November 17, 2020, all Antrim County Governmental Buildings are closed to unscheduled public access. Outside doors will remain locked. Public access will only be granted for appointments made with individual departments. All people entering Antrim County facilities will be required to wear a mask.


**Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting**

The next regular meeting of the Antrim County Board of Commissioners is scheduled for Thursday, January 21, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. To remain compliant with the Emergency Epidemic Order regarding Gatherings and Face Masks, the meeting will be held utilizing Zoom webinar for virtual attendance.

Public Comment is welcome and encouraged. Those wishing comment 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 5:00 p.m. on January 21, 2021 to be read aloud during the Public Comment portion of the meeting. Click here to join the meeting. When prompted, the password is Antrim.

Those members of the public who wish to participate by phone, may do so by dialing (312)626-6799 OR (646)876-9923 OR (253)215-8782. When prompted, enter meeting ID 841 6874 2882. 

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


**PARKS & RECREATION PLAN**

A draft of the 2021-2026 Antrim County Parks & Recreation Plan will be available for public review and comment for 30 days beginning at noon on December 19, 2020. Anyone interested may review the plan and forward comments. Written comments may be sent to the Antrim County Administration & Planning Office, PO Box 187, Bellaire, MI 49615. Email comments may be sent to countyadmin@antrimcounty.org.

Copies of the plan are on file at the Antrim County Administration Office, located at 203 E. Cayuga Street, Room 204, Bellaire, MI. To review the plan in person, contact the Administration Office for an appointment.

The plan is also available for viewing online here.

For more information, contact the Antrim County Administration Office at (231)533-6265.


Board/Committee Vacancies

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

    • Construction Code Board of Appeals (2 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:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 18
President's Day Monday, February 15
Good Friday (after noon) Friday, April 2
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
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 6:30 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 6:30 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 9:00 a.m. Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - Immediately following EDC Virtual Meeting