Antrim County
MICHIGAN

News & Upcoming Events

**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/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.


Vacancy - Antrim County Farmland and Open Space Preservation Board

Antrim County is seeking interested individuals for (1) one position on the Farmland and Open Space Preservation Board. This position is for a full 3-year term which expires on December 31, 2023. 

Interested parties must be an Antrim County resident and a member of township government. This board does not meet regularly and only to the call of the chair.

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.


Board of Commissioners Meeting

At their special meetingon June 18, 2020, the Antrim County Board of Commissioners voted to return to their regular meeting schedule beginning July 2, 2020. In light of the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, meetings will be held in a virtual format utilizing Zoom webinar for virtual attendance.

The next regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners is scheduled for November 19, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will be held in a virtual format, with members attending via Zoom webinar.

Public comment is welcome and encouraged. All members of the public will be given time to speak one at a time for no more than three (3) minutes. Public comments can also be email to the County Administration Office at countyadmin@antrimcounty.org before 5:00 pm on November 19, 2020 to be read aloud during the Public Comment portion of the meeting.

To attend the Board of Commissioners meeting via Zoom Webinar, go to the Zoom website. When prompted, enter "Antrim" as the password.

To attend via telephone, dial (312) 626-6799 or (646) 876-9923 or (253) 215-8782. When prompted, enter webinar ID: 841 6874 2882.

The meeting will also be live-streamed at the Antrim County Facebook page (@AntrimCountyMI).


Upcoming Building Closures

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

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 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, December 17, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. Board of Commissioners Room
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. Antrim County Building, Room 211
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. Board of Commissioners Room
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. Antrim County Building, Room 211
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 2:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 6:00 p.m. Virtual Meeting