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Bay City, Michigan 48708-5941
Bay County News
Bay county news articles are featured below.
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Treatment Program
As you're enjoying the summer trees in full bloom around Bay County know that the staff of the Gypsy Moth Suppression Program have been working hard to save the public trees throughout our community. To protect our trees and horticulture form...
Bay County to Receive Grant Award for new Marine Patrol Vessel
On July 29th, Bay County received notification that we have been awarded the entire funding request for FEMA's Port Security Grant Program, which will be used for a new marine response vessel. In total Bay County will receive $187,500 dollars, to...
Wellness Center Success
The Bay County Wellness Center began seeing eligible Bay County employees, retirees, and their dependents in January, 2014. It continues to be well received by the Bay County Employees and eligible Retirees. The Wellness Centers are located in...
Bay County Mosquito Control Reports its First West Nile Virus Mosquito Sample
For Immediate Release: August 18, 2015 Contact: Bay County Mosquito Control, Thomas J. Putt Phone: (989) 894-4555, FAX: (989) 894-0526 Routine mosquito-borne disease surveillance conducted by Bay County Mosquito Control (BCMC) has detected the first...
Peters Introduces Bill to Support Michigan's Waterfront Communities
For Immediate Release: August 7, 2015 Contact: Tom Hickner, Bay County Executive, Phone: (989) 895-4133, Fax: (989) 895-2094 Comprehensive Legislation Will Support Local Efforts to Revive Waterfronts and Promote Sustainable Development U.S. Senator...
Freedom of Information Act Policy Updates
Public Act 563 (2014), required significant changes to the Freedom of Information Act. The 2014 amendment resulted in new requirements for responding to requests for public records. In accordance with the Act, the Bay County Board of Commissioners...
Bay County to Implement New GIS Web Viewer
After months of continuous meetings and collaboration, Bay County will partner with the City of Bay City and combine resources for a single, county-wide GIS Web Viewer system. The Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computerized mapping system...
Bay Alerts Upgrading to new System and Vendor
The Bay Alerts notification system provides 9-1-1 Central Dispatch with a fast and reliable system of communicating with Bay County residents. The system can provide emergency messaging via land line telephone, cell phone, text messaging, pager and...
Bay County Fair & Youth Expo
The 150th Bay County Fair & Youth Expo will take place August 4th - 8th, 2015. The Bay County Fair is a great place for the whole family. It features Livestock Exhibitions followed by a Sale, Horse Shows, Still Projects, Midway Fun, Merchant...
Standing Water and Mosquito Hatch With June Rainfall
Heavy rains (in some cases over 4 inches) fell in a swath across southern Bay County from June 12-15 causing ditches, fields, woodlots, and floodplains to flood and hatch mosquito eggs on the ground. Crews are working extended hours to treat...
Two Great Health Programs
Bay County, like many other areas in Michigan and the United States suffers from high rates of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. In fact, Bay County is part of a five county region in the central part of Michigan that has higher than...
Michigan House & Senate Change Treasurer’s Fees
Brandon Krause, Bay County Register of Deeds, wants citizens and submitters of land documents to be aware of new legislation, passed by the House and Senate, and signed by Governor Snyder May 26, 2015. House Bill 4075 has changed state law regarding...
United Way Alice Conference
What: Empowering ALICE Conference When: Monday, June 15, 2015 Where: Saginaw Valley State University, Curtiss Hall, 7400 Bay Road, University Center, MI 48710 Details: Registration 8:30a.m., Conference 9a.m. to 2p.m., Cost $25 per person (lunch...
Mosquito Control Tire Drive
Mosquito Control Tire Drive Help clean up the environment and bring in your scrap tires for free disposal. Getting rid of scrap tires around your home will eliminate mosquito breeding sites in your neighborhood. Bay County Mosquito Control will host...
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...
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. Grab your sunscreen,...
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....
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....
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...
Free Youth Hockey Program
The Bay County Civic Arena is hosting a FREE youth hockey clinic for kids ages Kindergarten - 4th grade. All equipment will be provided to the participants; skates, helmet, stick, and gloves. Two clinics will be offered and 6 games will be played!...
Recognizing Michigan Green Schools
Congratulations to the four Bay County schools that have continued their efforts to foster Environmental Stewardship, Energy Conservation and Sound Resource Use by once again qualifying as official Michigan Green Schools. The schools being...
2015 Bay County Auction
The 2015 Bay County Surplus Auction will be held on May 14th at the Bay County Fairgrounds, 800 Livingston, Bay City, at 3:00 p.m. Rod Butler Auction Service will host this event. There is no Buyers Premium. The Auction Service has asked that...
Skywarn Weather Spotter Training
Bay County is proud to once again partner with the National Weather Service and offer the NWS SKYWARN® Weather Spotter Training. SKYWARN® storm spotters are part of the ranks of citizens who form the Nation's first line of defense against...
Health Department Household Hazardous Waste Collection
The Bay County Health Department will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on Saturday, April 25th from 9:00am until 11:30am at the Bay County Fairgrounds, 800 Livingston Ave, Bay City, MI 48708. This event is by appointment only, also...
Mosquito Control Aerial Treatment Announcement
It is once again time for Bay County Mosquito Control's aerial treatment program for control of mosquito larvae. As in past years, the treatment will begin in mid-April, lasting a couple weeks. Spring Aedes mosquitoes that develop in woodland...
County Executive Participates in Town Hall Meeting in support of Proposal One
County Executive Tom Hickner was one of four panel participants who took part in a town hall meeting Wednesday night at Saginaw Valley State University to discuss Proposal One, which will be on the May 5 th ballot. The proposal would increase...
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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....
GENERAL BAY COUNTY VACANCIES Concession Stand Worker - Bay County Civic Arena (Part-time vacancy) On-call Driver - Bay County Division on Aging (3 Vacancies) Public Health Nurse - Bay County Health Department (Temporary Vacancy) Typist Clerk II -...