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Notice for Request for Appeal to Construction Ordinance

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The Montcalm County Economic Development and Physical Resources Committee will hold a Public Meeting on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in the Jack Van Harn Board of Commissioner's Room, located at 211 W. Main Street on the 3rd Floor.


To read the full meeting notices, please click here.

Address Ordinance Amendment

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners at its regular meeting on July 28, 2014 adopted the Address Ordinance as amended in 2014.  The sections of the ordinance that were changed are as follows:


 Section 4.02 - Rural Address Numbering Sytem

   F.  Addresses shall be assigned on the road in which the private driveway exists.


Section 4.03 - Changing Address Numbers

   F.  If a building has been removed or destroyed, the address is null and void. Requests for a building permit, on a prior existing site, requires address verification.


Section 5.01 - Display

    All principal buildings, whether residential, commercial or indistrial, shall be required to display an address number in the manner prescribed in this ordinance.


A full copy of the amended ordinance can be examined Monday through Friday in the Office of the County Controller located on the Third Floor of the Administrative Building, at 211 W. Main Street, Stanton, Michigan between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. beginning August 26, 2014 or can be viewed online by clicking here.


The electorate of Montcalm County has the right to challenge the adoption of this ordinance.  If a petition signed by not less than 20% of electors residing in Montcalm County asking that the ordinance be submitted to electors of the county for approval or rejection is filed with the Montcalm County Clerk within fifty (50) days after the publication, the ordinance shall not take effect until it is approved by a majority of the electors of Montcalm County voting on that issue at a regular or special election called for that purpose.

County Offices Closed, Friday, August 29 and Monday, September 1, 2014

Friday, August 22, 2014

Montcalm County Offices will be closed on Friday, August 29th for a furlough day and on Monday, September 1st for the Labor Day Holiday. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Accepting Bids for Ambulance Replacement and Remount

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Montcalm County Board of Commissioners is currently seeking bids for replacement of and ambulance and the remounting of another.  To view the specifications and bid letter, please click on the links below.

Bid proposals marked "Emergency Medical Vehicle" are due in the Office of the County Controller, 211 W. Main Street, PO Box 368, Stanton, MI  48888 or by fax to 989-831-7375, by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August 29, 2014.


For questions regarding this project, please contact Brandon Mulnix, Supervisor, at 989-831-3536.


Montcalm County reserves the right to accept and/or reject any and all bids.

Free Electronics Recycling Event

Friday, August 22, 2014

The Village of Edmore is hosting a free electronic recycling event.  The Comprenew e-Drop trailer is located in the parking lot at the Edmore Recycle Site on Quicksilver Lane, and is open to all Montcalm County Residents.  The event will run from Tuesday, August 26th through Thursday, September 18th, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.   


Businesses and schools are asked to not place items in the electronics trailer.  Comprenew would be happy to schedule a time to pick up your items for you, please call them at 616-988-8270 to schedule a time that will work for you.


This event is a joint effort between Comprenew, Montcalm County and local community organizations.  For more information, please call Montcalm County Controller's Office at 989-831-7300.


To view the electronics recycling trailer schedule, please click here.

Political Signs in the Road Right-of-Way

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Montcalm County Road Commission reminds political candidates about the requirements for signs to be placed in the road right-of-ways.  Please reference the Board of County Road Commissioners Road Commission for Montcalm County Policy Number 2013-01 for the requirements.

Sign-up for Nixle Notifications

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office will utilize a new communications service, effective immediately, that allows us to send important, valuable community information directly to residents using the latest technology. The Howard City Police Department used the service since 2010. With their merger with the Sheriff’s Office, residents who previously were signed up with Howard City Police Department may now still receive notifications from the Sheriff’s Office. Residents simply need to register with the Sheriff’s Office via the Nixle Website at www.nixle.com to continue to receive important messages from the Sheriff’s Office.

To sign up to receive notifications from the Montcalm County Sheriff's Office, please click here.

This page last updated on 8/4/2014.
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