Alpena County - Northeastern Michigan


Listed below is the latest news and notifications in and around the area. Things like virtual meeting dates, seal bid requests, and local information will be posted in this section. Any questions that you may have or request to advertise in this space, please call 989.354.9500.

Public Notice: Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) Application 2022-04-C-00-APN

This Public Notice is issued as part of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirement for Passenger Facility Charge Applications as directed by changes to the PFC Program resulting from the Non-Hub Pilot Program and Related Streamlining Changes Final Rule that was published on March 23, 2005 and which went into effect on May 9, 2005.

PFC Notice

Bid Request: Alpena Airport Procurement Sunshades Building 1640

Procurement and Installation of sunshades in the New Passenger Terminal (Building 1640) in the airline office area and one door in the TSA training room to include all required mounting hardware and hoisting/lowering equipment.

Sealed bids must be received by 10:00 am on March 15, 2022 and mailed to Alpena County Board of Commissioners, C/O Alpena County Regional Airport Sealed Bid, 720 W. Chisholm Street, Alpena MI 49707 All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 10:30 am. ANY BID RECEIVED AFTER THE SPECIFIED BID TIME WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Sunshade Qualifications

Youth & Recreation Funding Report Extended

The 2021 Y&R Funding Report has been extended until January 2022. If you haven't sent in your funding report, please do so before the expiration date.

2021 Funding Report
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Employment Opportunities

The Alpena County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for various positions.

Animal Care Technician
Correctional Officer
Deputy Sheriff Road Patrol

Alpena County Clerks Office is seeking to fulfill Deputy Clerk position. Deadline to apply is February 3, 2022 by 4:30 pm.

Deputy Clerk Qualifications

Alpena County is seeking to fulfill two Maintenance Level II positions & Assistant Maintenance Superintendent. Deadline to apply is February 4, 2022 by 4:30 pm.

Assistant Superintendent

Maintenance Level II


2022 Motion Day Calendar

Circuit Judge: Honorable K. Edward Black
Criminal: 9:00 am
Domestic: 9:00 am
Civil: 1:15 pm

Honorable K. Edward Black
Domestic 8:45 am
Criminal 10:00 am
Civil 11:45 am



Safety officials are strongly encouraging the community to sign up for the Smart911 national safety profile registry.

It is a free service that allows individuals to receive notifications sent from state and local authorities to stay informed on potentially hazardous situations involving weather, traffic and other emergencies, including information of the coronavirus.

Smart911 Alpena County
Smart911 Official Website

Our Services

The County Services is your source for information about Alpena County with topics such as Transparency, Recreation, Phone Numbers, and Maps. We currently offer a wide variety of information and always striving to increase the number of e-Government services that we provide.

Clerks Office

Offering a list of services such as Business Registrations, Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage License, CCW and so much more...

Clerks Office

Circuit Court

Circuit Court is the trial court of general jurisdiction in Michigan for civil actions, claims, and remedies within the county. Visit the virtual Court livestream access.

Circuit Court


Looking for GIS assessment rolls, County maps, or summer and winter taxes, you can always call 989.354.9560 and talk with one of our staff members.


2021-2022 Directory

Here you will find County information such as the population, registered voter information, court information, county departments and phone numbers.

2021-2022 Directory

Parks and Recreation

Three beautiful parks for camping, fishing and relaxation! Come check out some options and more information by clicking on the read more...

Parks and Recreation

Register of Deeds

elected representative of the people to review and record legal documents pertaining to the transfer and encumbrance of land and property within the County. Find out more information.

Register of Deeds

County Commissioners

Meet your Commissioners! For more in-depth information, please go to the Commissioners by District.

Donald Gilmet (R)
Donald Gilmet (R)District 1

P: 989.916.5108
District 1 serves the City of Alpena from 11th St. to State St. and Chisholm St. over to Tuttle St. Elected as County Commissioner to start on January 1, 2021 and will serve for two years.

Robert Adrian (D)
Robert Adrian (D)District 2 & Chairman of the Board

P: 989.255.0208

District 2 serves the City of Alpena on the north side of Alpena from Chisholm Street at the hospital to the boat harbor.

Dave Karschnick (R)
Dave Karschnick (R)District 3 City of Alpena

P: 989.464.0722

District 3 covers all of the City of Alpena. Dave was voted in by the county commissioners on March 28th 2019.

Bill Peterson (R)
Bill Peterson (R)District 4

P: 989.916.5351

District 4 serves from Monaghan Point Road to U.S. 23 to Bloom Road and all the way to M-32.

Bill Peterson was elected to County Commissioner starting January 1, 2017.

Brenda Fournier (R)
Brenda Fournier (R)District 5

P: 989.255.8524

District 5 serves Precincts 4 and 5 of Alpena Township.
Brenda was elected to serve as 5th District County Commissioner starting 2017.

Kevin Osbourne (R)
Kevin Osbourne (R)District 6

P: 989.255.1675
District 6 serves all of Maple Ridge Township, a small portion of Long Rapids Township and a small portion of Alpena Township.

Marty Thomson (R)
Marty Thomson (R)District 7

P: 989.464.6189
District 7 Serves Wilson Township, Green Township, Wellington Township, and the west half of Long Rapids Township.

John Kozlowski (R)
John Kozlowski (R)District 8

P: 989.464.2194
District 8 serves Sanborn and Ossineke Townships.

Please don't hesitate to contact me with any thoughts or concerns you may have regarding our County.