Antrim County

News & Upcoming Events

Upcoming Building Closures

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

     Friday, April 19, 2019 (Afternoon only) - Good Friday
     Monday, May 27, 2019 - Memorial Day
     Thursday, July 4, 2019 - Independence Day
     Monday, September 2, 2019 - Labor Day

Committee/Commission/Board Vacancies

Antrim County is seeking letters of interest from five (5) County residents for positions on the Farmland & Open Space Preservation Board.

Successful applicants must fill one of the following categories:

  • Two (2) representatives with agricultural operations or agribusinesses
  • One (1) representative from township government
  • One (1) representative with real-estate or development interests
  • One (1) representative with conservation interests

Interested parties should complete an  Interest Notification Form. The form can be downloaded from the Antrim County website or requested from the Administration Office by calling (231)533-6265. A completed form must be received no later than April 4, 2019 by the County Administration Office, Antrim County Building Room 204. Completed forms can also be emailed to or mailed to the Administration Office, PO Box 187, Bellaire, MI 49615.

Household Hazardous Waste Days

Once again, Antrim County will be hosting Household Hazardous Waste collection days throughout the County. Thanks to the Department of Environmental Quality Scrap Tire Clean Up Grant, an additional date has been added to the event that will be specifically dedicated to scrap tire disposal. 

The first thirty (30) pounds of household hazardous wastes are free, but there is a $.50 charge for every pound thereafter. All pesticides and herbicides are free through the Michigan Clean Sweep Program. All scrap tires are free through the DEQ Scrap Tire Clean Up Grant.

Fore more information on items that are accepted at these events, please contact the Antrim Conservation District at (231)533-8363, or head over to their website.

  • May 18, 2018 - Elk Rapids Recycling Center 9:00 am- 3:00 pm                                       TIRES ONLY
  • June 15, 2019 - Elk Rapids DPW Station 8:00 am - 12:00 pm                                       ALL HHW ITEMS EXCEPT TIRES
  • August 3, 2019Bellaire High School Parking Lot 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 14, 2019Antrim County Road Commission Office 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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.


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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
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. Antrim County Building, Room 211
Thursday, April 04, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. Board of Commissioners Room
Tuesday, April 02, 2019 - 5:30 p.m. Board of Commissioners Room
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. Board of Commissioners Room
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. Antrim County Building, Room 211
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 1500