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Bay County Building
515 Center Avenue, Suite 405
Bay City, Michigan 48708-5125
Voice: (989) 895-4120
Fax: (989) 895-4226
TDD/TTL: (989) 895-4049

From left: Tom M. Herek, Ernie Krygier (Chair), Michael Duranczyk (Sergeant at Arms), Kim J. Coonan, Vaughn J. Begick, Donald J. Tilley (Vice Chairman), Michael E. Lutz

Your county commissioner is your representative in county government. Your commissioner is most effective in representing your concerns at county committee meetings and Board of Commissioners' meetings.

The Board of Commissioners of Bay County is the legislative body and discharges its duties as required by federal and state law. It is the function of the Board of Commissioners to: set policy for the county, adopt and monitor an annual budget, equalize property tax assessments, set fees, contract for a yearly audit of all county funds, and implement the recommendations of its auditing firm to ensure the legal and efficient use of tax dollars.

The Board of Commissioners appoints other specific boards and commissions, adopts ordinances, buys land for county use, sells county-owned property, and enters into contracts and agreements on behalf of Bay County.

The Board of Commissioners meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers on the fourth floor of the Bay County Building.

Bay County Commissioners 2014-2016

Bay County Voting Precinct Map

First District (Map)
Michael J. Duranczyk (D)

Second District (Map)
Ernie Krygier (D)

Third District (Map)
Vaughn J. Begick (R)

Fourth District (Map)
Kim J. Coonan (D)

Fifth District (Map)
Thomas M. Herek (D)

Sixth District (Map)
Donald J. Tilley (D)

Seventh District (Map)
Michael E. Lutz (D)

Staff members for the Bay County Board of Commissioners

Financial Analyst
Robert Redmond
(989) 895-4125

Board Coordinator
Deanne Berger
(989) 895-4121

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 be 18 years of age and be a Bay County resident.

The appointment will be made by the Board of Commissioners on March 8, 2016.

Applications for these appointments are available in the Board of Commissioners' Office located at 515 Center Avenue, Bay City, MI 48708.Application can also be made via the County's web page www.baycounty-mi.gov. As there are two(2) application forms for appointment on the Board of Commissioner's webpage, the application is required for this appointment is the BABHA Application for Appointment.

Applications must be submitted to the Board of Commissioners' Office no later than 4:00 p.m., Monday, February 29, 2016.

Meeting Agenda and Calendars

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Agenda for the Board of Commissioners meetings, as well as those for the Personnel/Human Services, and Ways and Means committees' meetings are posted here as they are finalized, generally no later than the Friday before a scheduled board or committee meeting.

Calendar of Board & Committee Meetings:

Ways & Means Agenda


Board of Commissioners Agenda

Personnel / Human Services Agenda

Approved Board of Commission Minutes


Meeting Results

Results of Bay County Board of Commissioners meetings are posted at Board Meeting Results archive following regular and special meetings.

Video of Commissioners Meetings

Video of the Commissioners Meetings are available on the video webpage. You can expect to find the video of each board meeting available for viewing a day or two after it takes place.

Committee Assignments

Board members sit on a variety of committees and boards throughout the community. Click here to view the committee roster packet.

Boards and Commissions

Below are lists of Bay County Boards and Commissions, which include the description of the board or commission, members, date of appointments, and term expiration date. Click the link for more information.

Resources and Links