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 2015 Compliance Form

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

Receptionist / Clerical Assistant - Bay County Friend of the Court (Full-time position) Driver - Bay County Division on Aging (Part-time position) Lab Technician - Bay County Health Department (part-time position) Dispatcher Advertisement - January,...

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....

Bay County Commissioners Approve 2016 Budget

The Bay County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed the 2016 annual budget on December 8, 2015, during the Board of Commissioners meeting. The approved budget of approximately $129,000,000 and includes a General Operating Fund of $33,888,195....

Board of Commissioners seeking Applications for Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health Authority

The Bay County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications for appointment to the Bay-Arenac Behavioral Health Authority as follows: Three members for a three (3) year term commencing April 1, 2016 and expiring March 31, 2019. Applications must...

Bay 3 TV Service Update

January 18, 2016 The Bay City Public Schools formally notified the County of Bay of their withdrawal from the Cooperative Operation of Education/Governmental Access Channel Bay 3 TV, effective June 30, 2016. The Bay City Public Schools acted as...

Addressing Panhandling in Bay County

January 21, 2016 On Tuesday, January 12th, the Bay County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution urging local municipalities to consult with their own legal counsel on the very complex and sensitive issue of panhandling. Each...

Leave No Trace

January 26, 2016 For Immediate Release, Contact Laura Ogar at 989-895-4135 The Saginaw Bay Coastal Communities work hard to improve the Saginaw Bay, so this year we are reaching out to ice fishermen, snow machine and ice trail users, anyone that...