welcome to dickinson county
We are located at     705 S. Stephenson Ave
Our mailing address  PO Box 609
Iron Mountain MI 49801

Dickinson County Office of Veteran Affairs will be broadcasting the Memorial Day program on radio station WHOT 106.7 on May 25, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.  please join us in honoring the hero's who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. 


Notice From the Dickinson County Board of Commissioners:

There will be a regular meeting of the Dickinson County Board of Commissioners at 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.  The meeting will be held electronically due to COVID-19 precautions, per Executive Order 2020-48 (COVID-19).  Public participation is encouraged.  

                   PARTICIPATION IN COUNTY BOARD MEETINGS IN ACCORDANCE

WITH SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIREMENTS

In order to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Dickinson County is providing alternative means for “Public Comment” during the County Board meetings. These alternatives allow the County Board to adhere to social distancing requirements, follow the Governor’s Executive Order 2020-48 (which suspends certain requirements of the Open Meetings Act), and provide a way for the public to provide public comment during the meeting.

SUBMITTING COMMENTS BY E-MAIL
If you choose not to attend the County Board meeting but wish to make a comment on a specific agenda item, please submit your comment via email by 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 to County Controller Brian Bousley at bbousley@dickinsoncountymi.gov.

 

VIRTUAL PARTICIPATION BY ZOOM CONFERENCING

Dickinson County is now offering the ability to participate in County Board meetings through telephonic conferencing via “Zoom” conferencing computer technology. Instructions for participating via Zoom are provided below.

 

How do I join the County Board meeting via Zoom Conferencing?

Please visit: https://zoom.us/j/886427399 and either sign-up for a free Zoom account or continue as a guest. Once you have downloaded the app on your smart phone, joined from your web browser, or downloaded the Zoom software on your computer you will be ready for the County Board meeting on May 26, 2020 at 6pm. If you have previously signed up for Zoom, you can enter the following meeting ID to join the meeting: 811 4727 9092 and then enter password: 882230

 

I don’t have a computer or smartphone; can I still use Zoom? 

If you don’t have a smart phone or computer to access the meeting via Zoom, no problem! You can participate on the phone, by calling 1 312 626 6799 and entering meeting ID 811 4727 9092 and password: 882230

How can I provide Public Comment on Zoom?

Chairman Henry Wender will request public comment during the Public Comment periods on the agenda.  Once Chairman Wender has announced the public comment period, please do one of the following.

USING A COMPUTER OR SMART PHONE:

• Click on the “Raise Hand” feature in the “Manage Participants”. This will notify the County Controller that you have raised your hand.

• The County Controller will unmute your microphone when it is your turn to provide public comment.

• A prompt will appear to confirm you would like to be unmuted. Once you accept the prompt, you will have five minutes to provide public comment.

• Once your public comment has ended, you will be muted again.

USING A REGULAR PHONE:

• Dial *9 (star 9), this will notify the County Controller that you have “raised your hand” for public comment.

• The County Controller will unmute your microphone when it is your turn to provide public comment.

• You will hear “you are unmuted” and then you will have five minutes to provide public comment.

• Once your public comment has ended, you will be muted again.

I am having difficulties preparing for the meeting and learning Zoom, do you have any resources to help me?

Yes, please visit Zoom’s website support page on helpful tips to prepare for the meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83846794053?pwd=dnRBZlE3ZzFYd2ZMN3pNYndKdFF4dz09

Regular Meeting of the Dickinson County Board of Commissioners, County of Dickinson, Michigan to be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. electronically.

 

DICKINSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

REGULAR BOARD MEETING

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 6:00 p.m.

Courthouse - Circuit Courtroom

Via Zoom

AGENDA

 

1.            Call to Order.

2.            Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

3.            Roll Call by Clerk, announcement of Quorum.

4.            Accept Agenda and stipulate additions, if any.

5.            Approval of meeting minutes:    

                                                                                                                                                                Regular – May 11th

6.            COMMUNICATIONS AND LEGISLATION:

                A.            Citizens’ Time: (Limited to five minutes per person)

                B.            Move to recess Regular Meeting and enter Public Hearing.

                                1.  Public Hearing on Final Draft of the Dickinson County                      2020-2024 Recreation Plan.

                                Move to close Public Hearing and reconvene Regular       Meeting.

                C.            Resolutions and Legislation – Commissioner Degenaer

                                1.  Approve/Deny:  Dickinson County Resolution 2020-11                  Approval of Dickinson County 2020-2024 Recreation Plan

 

7.            REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES:

                A.            Finance Committee – Finance Chairperson Kramer

                B.            A-95 Review – Commissioner Kramer

            C.            Six County Employment Alliance – Commissioner Stevens

            D.            Planning and Zoning Committee – Commissioner Kramer

            E.            DHHS / DICSA – Commissioner Kramer

                                1.  DICSA meeting minutes of March 12th.

                                2.  DICSA meeting minutes of April 16th. 

            F.            Dickinson-Iron Health Department – Commissioner Stevens

            G.            Northpointe – Commissioner Pirlot

                H.         Pinecrest – Commissioner Degenaer

            I.             Equalization Committee – Commissioner Degenaer

                J.             Building & Supply/Real Estate-Remodeling – Commissioner Degenaer

                K.            Public Safety and Judiciary – Commissioner Wender

            L.             Parks Committee – Commissioner Stevens

               

M.          Airport Committee – Commissioner Wender

1.       Approve/Deny:  Rent Deferral Agreement between Dickinson County and SkyWest Airlines, Inc. 

 

                N.           Fair Board – Commissioner Degenaer

                O.           Library Board – Commissioner Pirlot

            P.            Employee Relations - Commissioner Degenaer

            Q.           Dickinson County Hospital Committee – Commissioner Stevens

            R.            Dickinson County Road Commission – Commissioner Wender

            S.            Construction Code Commission – Commissioner Degenaer

            T.            Bay West Advisory Committee ­ - Commissioner Degenaer

                U.           Veterans’ Affairs Committee – Commissioner Stevens

8.            UNFINISHED BUSINESS & OLD BUSINESS:  Commissioner Degenaer

9.            PETITIONS AND NEW BUSINESS: - Commissioner Degenaer

10.         Accept Committee Reports and Correspondence and Place on File.

11.         Controller’s Report.

12.          Citizen’s Time (Limited to five minutes per person)

13.         Commissioners’ Personal Privilege.

14.         Adjournment, Subject to Call of Chairman.

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81147279092?pwd=d3dVOEZuRkRLZTMvaW92OUF5Z3dNUT09

Meeting ID: 811 4727 9092

Password: 882230

 

Dial In: 1 312 626 6799

Meeting ID: 811 4727 9092

Password: 882230

 

 COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE PLAN


Press Release

March 19, 2020-Dickinson County

Dickinson County values the well-being and health of our county employees and the public we serve. Safety is one of our main priorities.

As stated in earlier press releases Dickinson County has implemented safety protocols in regards to COVID-19 (the coronavirus). Dickinson County has implemented the following additional safety protocols and will go into effect as of March 20, 2020 at the start of the business day.

Dickinson County is in continuous contact with the Dickinson-Iron Health Department and the Dickinson County Emergency Management Team.

In order to protect our staff and the public, Dickinson County has taking the following additional protocols:

1. Limited access to the Dickinson County Courthouse and Veterans Affairs Department Office. All departments will be closed to the general public, only admittance will be by appointment only for business that cannot be handled via mail, email or phone or by extreme emergency determined by the Department Head. Additionally, Trial courts are ordered to limit access to courtrooms and other spaces to no more than 10 persons, including staff, and to practice social distancing and limit court activity to only essential functions. This protocol will stay in effect until further notice.

2. Screening all individuals entering the Courthouse. Individuals who are ill or have a fever at or in excess of 100 degrees Fahrenheit will be prohibited from advancing through the screening area. This protocol will remain in effect until further notice.

DICKINSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Board Chairman: Henry Wender

Vice Chairman: Barbara J. Kramer

Commissioners: Joe Stevens

John P. Degenaer, Jr.

Kevin Pirlot

Controller/Administrator: Brian R. Bousley

Administrative Assistant: Christy Paul

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Dickinson County Departments

District Court Probation……………………………………(906) 774-7522

County Treasurer……………………………………………..(906) 774-8130

Equalization……………………………………………………..(906) 774-2515

County Controller…………………………………………….(906) 774-2573

County Clerk…………………………………………………...(906) 774-0988

Register of Deeds…………………………………………….(906) 774-0955

Probate Court………………………………………………….(906) 774-1555

Circuit Court…………………………………………………….(906) 774-2266

District Court…………………………………………………..(906) 774-0506

Sheriff’s Office…………………………………………………(906) 774-6262

Jail…………………………………………………………………...(906) 774-6270

Friend of the Court…………………………………………..(906) 774-2833

Prosecutor………………………………………………………..(906) 774-1294

The best prevention for viruses, such as influenza, the common cold or COVID-19 is to:

• Wash your hands often with soap and warm water for 20 seconds. If not available, use hand sanitizer.

• Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.

• Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or upper sleeve when coughing or sneezing.

• Avoid contact with people who are sick.

If the public does have any questions regarding COVID-19 please contact the Dickinson-Iron Health Department at 906-774-1868.

Dial 2-1-1 or visit: www.upcap.org for additional resourcesPress ntil further notice.



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BOARD MEETINGS
All regular County Board meeting are always the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 6:00 PM. at the Courthouse in the Circuit Courtroom.

The Finance Committee meetings are always the 3rh Thursday of the Month at 6:00 PM. at the Courthouse in the Commissioners room. 

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