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Alcona County is located in the Northeastern Lower Peninsula, in the heart of the “Sunrise Side”. Enterprises include: timber production, farming, recreation and tourism.

Alcona has 695 square miles, including 36 miles of Lake Huron coastline. While 70% of our land is forested, 1/3 includes Huron-Manistee National Forest land.

Alcona has about 60 lakes and 3 major rivers, which includes Hubbard Lake, one of Michigan’s top ten largest inland lakes. The AuSable River, a DNR blue ribbon trout stream, flows through the southwest corner of the county. Other notable bodies of water include: Alcona Dam Pond, Cedar Lake and Jewell Lake.

Alcona visitors enjoy our Quilt Trail, historical sites, and local shops. Lodging accommodations include over 825 campsites, as well as numerous Bed & Breakfasts’. Sport/recreation enthusiasts enjoy a multitude of activities throughout each season.

Alcona County appears first on the list of the 83 counties in Michigan.

 

Important Notices and Information 

Contact Numbers for County Offices    Click Here

 

Please scroll through below to get the updated county information

CEDAR LAKE IMPROVEMENT BOARD -

Click here to download the meeting notice 

Thursday, July 23, 2020

10:00 AM EDT

NOTICE OF ONLINE MEETING

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Cedar Lake Improvement Board will hold an online public meeting for the purpose of paying bills, and to conduct general business that may come before the Board.

 

In accordance with the Michigan Open Meetings Act and several Executive Orders signed by the Governor, this meeting will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 10:00 AM via electronic video conferencing.  Public access is provided as noted below.

 

Pursuant to ADA, individuals with disabilities may request aids/services within a reasonable time period to participate in the meeting, by contacting the CLIB Chairman at (810) 516-6686.

For further information, please contact the CEDAR LAKE IMPROVEMENT BOARD Chairman at (810) 516-6686.

Cedar Lake Improvement Board Online Meeting
Public Access Instructions

Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 10:00 AM EDT

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone at:


https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/154302773

You can also dial in using your phone:


United States: (872) 240-3412

Meeting Access Code: 154-302-773

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when the meeting starts:


https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/154302773

 

If you prefer to use a web browser instead of downloading the GoToMeeting application,  you can join the meeting by going to this website:

 

https://app.gotomeeting.com

 

Enter the Access Code 154-302-773 when prompted.

 

Please note that Google Chrome is the preferred web browser.

 

ELECTRONIC

SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE

 

THE ALCONA BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WILL HOLD A SPECIAL MEETING ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2020 AT 2:00 P.M. IN THE COMMISSIONERS MEETING ROOM ON THE LOWER LEVEL OF THE COUNTY BUILDING TO DISCUSS THE EXTENSION OF THE 2019 AUDIT, THE ACCOA AMENDED BALLOT LANGUAGE AND ANY OTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE BOARD.PROGRAM

THIS MEETING IS BEING HELD ELECTRONICALLY.

THE LINK TO ATTEND THIS MEETING CAN BE FOUND ON THE ALCONA COUNTY WEBSITE: alconacountymi.com

Craig Johnston

Chairman

July 28, 2020

Zoom link

Youtube link - Click Here

The EMS classroom will be open and available beginning Monday, June 15, 2020.

If your organization was already scheduled to use the classroom on or after June 15, that reservation was not canceled or erased.

Social gatherings must abide by the six (6) feet of distance from one another.

The gathering or event does not exceed 50 people.

Wear a face covering over his/her nose and mouth - such as a homemade mask, scarf, bandana or handkerchief - when in any enclosed public space, unless the individual is unable medically to tolerate a face covering.

Please contact the EMS Administration @ 989-736-3955 to confirm or schedule the classroom.

They may also contact Scott Rice, EMS Director @ 989-335-3109.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

If anyone has questions or concerns regarding the EMS classroom usage, please contact the EMS Director.

 

Scott Rice
EMS Director
Alcona County EMS

ACCOA Information

Stay in Place Information

No more Congregate Meal Drive-Thru.

All meals will be HDM (Home Delivered Meals)

Home Delivered Meals Wellness Checks

We are instituting a new Wellness Check program that will coincide with our delivery program. Since we are so rural and isolated, We are creating a color card chart for our participants. These cards will be placed on the window or on the door during the delivery times. Monday and Thursday's for our drivers to see.

Green Card = All is fine within the home

Yellow Card = The participant is low on Groceries and needs additional meals.

Red Card = The Participant is in need of medical or other emergency assistance.

Pop up Pantry

Thursday, March 26th from 4 pm until the food is gone.

April 1st, 4 pm until the food is gone

New Alcona County Building Hours:

Beginning on Monday, July 13, 2020

 The Alcona County building is now open Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., and Friday 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Alcona County is asking that any individuals that have business with the county offices or the Alcona County Court AND exhibit coronavirus type symptoms are asked to stay home.  Please contact the appropriate office, via email or phone and discuss your situation, so that your needs may be addressed in another manner.  Please reference the county website for more information about our COVID-19 response and protocol.  We look forward to assisting you in any way we can.

Alcona County Board of Commissioners

Alcona County Library 

Below are the Library's that are open and their hours

Harrisville (M_F 10-6) and Lincoln (M-F 12-6).

 

 

Business Relief Grants

Working through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), Target Alpena will be processing applications for grants on their behalf for the following five counties – Alcona, Alpena, Cheboygan, Iosco, and Presque Isle. Please go to https://alpenachamber.com/medc-grant-information for more information on criteria and the application process. Applications and materials must be turned in by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020 to be considered. Please contact Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce with questions 989.354.4181.”

The Alcona EDC board in conjunction with the Target Alpena EDC board has submitted an application for grant funding from the Michigan Small Business Relief program.  The grant has the potential of providing some relief to those businesses that are struggling financially because of the current government response for public safety concerning Covid-19.  More information on program specifics will be posted in the near future once the program details are developed.  All of the parties involved in this program are committed to quickly responding to the needs of small businesses.

911 Central Dispatch

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Building Department

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County Clerk

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County Commissioners

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County Treasurer

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Equalization Department

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Grounds and Maintenance

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Prosecuting Attorney

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Register of Deeds

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Veterans Affairs

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