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Hours of Operation
8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday except on County holidays listed below

December 31: New Year's Eve
January 1: New Year’s Day
Third Monday in January: Martin Luther King
President’s Day
Good Friday
Last Monday in May: Memorial Day
July 4th: Independence Day
First Monday in September: Labor Day
November 11: Veteran’s Day
Fourth Thursday in November: Thanksgiving Day
Fourth Friday in November: Day after Thanksgiving
December 24: Day before Christmas
December 25: Christmas Day

If any of the holidays falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be celebrated as the holiday. If any of the holidays falls on a Sunday, the following Monday shall be considered the holiday.

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Alpena County Government
The county government operates the jail, maintains rural roads, operates the major local courts, keeps files of deeds and mortgages, maintains vital records, administers public health regulations, and participates with the state in the provision of welfare and other social services. The county board of commissioners controls the budget but has only limited authority to make laws or ordinances. In Michigan, most local government functions — police and fire; building and zoning, tax assessment, street maintenance, etc. — are the responsibility of individual cities and townships. The County operates three parks (and camp grounds) with beaches on local lakes, namely Beaver Lake Park in Lachine; Long Lake Park in Alpena; and Sunken Lake Park in Posen
Employment Opportunity Alpena County Sheriffs Office NEW!
The Alpena County Sheriffs Office is currently accepting applications for a security / Deputy's position for our local Air Force base and correction officers for Alpena County Sheriff office.

Information about the employment opportunity can be found by clicking here. Please also download the Sheriff-Alpena County Sheriff's Office Pre-Employment Application.
Alpena County Board of Commissioners Vacancies NEW!
The Alpena County Board of Commissioners currently has vacancies on the Alpena Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, Library Board, NE MI Community Mental Health Board, Parks and Recreation Commission, Planning Commission (Business & Industry) and (Transportation, Public Works and Safety), Veteran's Affairs Board, Older Persons Committee and Youth &
Recreation Committee. Please click here for more information.
The Alpena County Clerks Office NEW!
Alpena County is seeking sealed bids for Workers Comp Insurance.  Please contact the Alpena County Clerk’s Office for further information (989) 354-9520. Sealed bids are due Oct. 14, 2015 at 10:30 am. 

Alpena County Clerk’s Office
Bonnie Friedrichs, County Clerk
720 W. Chisholm Street, Ste. 2
Alpena, MI 49707-2453
Phone: 989-354-9520
Fax: 989-354-9644

Alpena County 911 Dispatcher GENERAL DESCRIPTION Use a computer-aided dispatch system; receive emergency calls from the public requesting police, fire, medical or other emergency services.  Determine the nature and location of the emergency; determine priorities, and dispatch police, fire ambulance or other emergency units as necessary and in accordance with established procedures. click here for more information
Recycling not only has far-reaching environmental but also economic benefits on a personal, local and regional level. Please click here to read more from NEMCOG or click on Citizens Guide to the Alpena Resource Recovery Program The Michigan Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) intends that all persons shall be informed about government affairs and official acts so that they may fully participate in the democratic process. FOIA Procedures and Policies
Alpena County Older Persons Funding Application for 2016 now available and due by June 1, 2015 click here Alpena County Clerks Office NEW!
The Clerk's office now offer online payments for court costs! Please click here

Michigan Severe Weather Awareness Week: April 12 to 18, 2015. click here to read more. Alpena County Youth and Recreation Committee Funding Applications for 2016 are now available! click here
Board and Commission Application click here Registering and Voting in Michigan. One of the fundamental rights of our democracy is the right to vote  click here
The Recycling Opt Out Form is available at your local government township or city office 2015 ALPENA COUNTY DIRECTORY is now available for download. Please click here
2013 Alpena County Master Plan Please click here
Alpena Recreation Plan click here
Employment Application
click here
2014 Alpena County Hazard Mitigation Plan click here
Fairground Rental Agreementclick here

Sheriff's Department Application for Employment please click here
The American Red Cross has developed a mobile app to help get your families and communities ready for a flood. The app can be downloaded directly from iTunes and Google Play app stores For more information please click here
Looking to fly out of Alpena? Look no further as we offer great rates with Delta Connections operated by SkyWest. For schedules and departure times, please click here

Alpena County
720 W. Chisholm Street
Alpena, MI 49707

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