Welcome to Bay County

The official website of Bay County, Michigan. We invite you to discover what Bay County, located along the Saginaw Bay of Lake Huron in mid-Michigan, has to offer.

About Bay County

Bay County is made up of 14 townships and 4 cities. It is home to around 106,000 people, making it the 20th most populated county in the state.

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Departments & Divisions

Bay County government is divided into more than 50 departments. Find information and contact details for each of the departments within Bay County.

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Online Services

Bay County offers a variety of online services to better serve the community. Find links to employment, taxes, documents, legal info and more.

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  Bay County Dashboard & Citizen's Guide

The Dashboard and Citizen's Guide have been designed to allow our citizens to view important information about Bay County quickly and easily.

Quality of Life Budget & Finance Public Safety Green Initiatives Shared Services Health & Education Bay County Citizen's Guide Debt Service Report Projected Budget Report Consolidation Plan 2011 Public Act 152 Compliance Unfunded Accrued Liability Plan

Information on all the Dashboards and Reports are updated as new information becomes available. If something is listed as N/A then some of the necessary reporting agencies have not finalized their information or it does not exist. Once it is produced, then Bay County will update the information. Please check back if the information you are looking for is not available, it will be as soon as possible.

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Employment Opportunities

Staff Accountant - Treasurer's Office - Bay County Typist Clerk III (Part-time) - Register of Deeds - Bay County F or those interested in applying immediately, an interactive application is available below. These applications are retrieved daily by...

Sign up for County Executive Tom Hickner's Email Newsletter!

County Executive Tom Hickner sends out a monthly newsletter to Bay County citizens that is full of pertinent information on your county government. If you are interested in receiving this electronic newsletter, please use the form below to sign-up....

Summer Recreation Program Sign-up

The Summer Recreation Program at the Bay County Community Center will take place from June 15th - August 13th! Registration begins May 4th. The program runs Mondays -Thursdays from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm. The children, ages 5 - 12, will take part in a...

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Treatment

Treatment to control Emerald Ash Borer infestations in publically owned ash trees will be done throughout Bay County between May 11, 2015 and June 30, 2015 . Trees shall be treated using a direct tree injection of the Arbor-jet product Tree-age....

Veterans Council Rummage Sale

Following the success of last year's rummage sale, the Bay County Veterans Council will once again host a community rummage sale. December's sale featured thousands of donated items ranging from clothing, furniture, gardening equipment to paintings,...

Center Ridge Arms Receives High Performer Designation

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has rated the Bay County Housing Department's public housing program , Center Ridge Arms, as a "High Performer" under the Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) for the fiscal year 2014....

Sign-up for Senior Olympics

The 2015 Senior Olympics are almost here, come celebrate our 18th years of presenting this 2 1/2 -week event. This year's theme is "Age is Only a Number." The games will begin May 27th and run through June 12th and will conclude with an awards...

9th Annual Beach Wellness Fundraiser

In Bay County, we are lucky to have 30 plus miles of shoreline with multiple points of access to the Saginaw Bay. For the last eight years, the Beach Wellness event has taken place to raise money to beautify our public beaches. Please join us on...

Library Board Appointment

On June 9, 2015 the Bay County Board of Commissioners will fill one 5 year term on the Bay County Library Board, term to expire 6/30/2020. (No per diem paid) Individuals interested in serving on the Library Board may complete an Application for...