Antrim County
MICHIGAN

News & Upcoming Events

Board of Commissioners Meeting - CANCELLED

The October 15, 2020 scheduled meeting of the Board of Commissioners has been canceled. The meeting was previously scheduled and notice given as online only but digital meetings are not allowed under the Open Meetings Act and the Executive Order allowing it was struck down in a Michigan Supreme Court decision. A Bill making provisions for digital meetings has passed the State House and Senate but has not yet been signed into law by the Governor as of this posting. 

Board/Committee Vacancies

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

    • Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan Board of Directors (1)
    • Antrim County Commission on Aging Advisory Board (2)
    • Construction Code Board of Appeals (3 Builders)
    • Antrim County Planning Commission (1)
    • Antrim County Road Commission (1)
    • Antrim County Veterans Affairs Committee (1)
    • Emergency 911 Board (1)
    • Economic Development Corporation (2)
    • Friends of Glacial Hills Recreation Board (1)
    • Northern Lakes Economic Alliance (2)

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.

Applicants to the Veterans Affairs Committee will have served honorably on active duty in the United States armed forces. Interested parties for this committee will need to download and submit the Veteran's Affairs Interest Notification form available here and a copy of your DD-214.

Interested residents can download the Interest Notification Form that is available here. All completed forms must be received no later than November 5, 2020 and 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.

Vacancy - Meadow Brook Medical Care Facility Governing Board

Antrim County is seeking interested individuals for two (2) positions on the Meadow Brook Medical Care Facility Governing Board. One (1) position if for a partial term which expires October 21, 2022. The other position if for a full 3-year term which expires on October 31, 2023.

Interested residents can download the Interest Notification Form here. All completed forms must be received no later than November 5, 2020 and returned to the Administration Office, Antrim County Building, Room 204. Forms can also be emailed to countyadmin@antrimcounty.org sent via USPS to the Antrim County Administration Office, PO Box 187, Bellaire, MI 49615.

Vacancy - North County Community Mental Health Board of Directors

Antrim County is seeking interest individuals for two (2) positions on the North Country Community Mental Health Board of Directors. Both are partial positions that expire March 31, 2023.

Individuals must be an Antrim County resident, 18 years of age or older, and have been a primary consumer of mental health services. 

Interested residents can download the Interest Notification Form here. All completed forms must be received no later than November 5, 2020 and returned to the Administration Office, Antrim County Building, Room 204. Forms can also be emailed to countyadmin@antrimcounty.org 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:

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, November 17, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. Antrim County Building, Room 211
Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. Board of Commissioners Room
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. Antrim County Building, Room 211
Monday, October 26, 2020 - 9:30 a.m. Virtual Meeting
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. Antrim County Building, Room 211
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting - CANCELLED
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 1400 Veterans Affairs