Antrim County

News & Upcoming Events


At the April 15, 2021 meeting of the Antrim County Board of Commissioners, a resolution declaring a state of emergency in Antrim County was adopted. The State of Emergency will run through May 31, 2021. To read the resolution in its entirety, click here.

At this time, the Board of Commissioners will continue to hold its bi-monthly meetings in person. 

Household Hazardous Waste 2021 Collection Days

There will be three collection dates in Antrim County. For more information on items that are accepted and a fee schedule, please contact the Antrim Conservation District at (231)533-8363.

June 5: Elk Rapids

Elk Rapids DPW Station
117 Lake Street
Elk Rapids, MI

August 14: Bellaire

Bellaire High School Parking Lot
204 W. Forest Home Avenue
Bellaire, MI 

September 11: Mancelona

Antrim County Road Commission 
319 East Lincoln Street
Mancelona, MI

**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 for those who are not fully vaccinated.

**Board of Commissioners Meeting**

The next regular meeting of the Antrim County Board of Commissioners is scheduled for Thursday, May 20, 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. 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 may allow additional time; however, this is not a requirement.

At this time, public comment must be given in person or through Zoom. Comments that are received via email will not be read aloud in the meetings. These communications will instead be sent to the Board of Commissioners separate from the agenda packet. 

Masks are required while in the Antrim County Building for those who are not fully vaccinated. 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 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 Antrim County Parks Department


“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 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, May 20, 2021 - 6:30 p.m. Board of Commissioners Room
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 9:00 a.m. Antrim County Building, Room 211