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by Lyn Drzewiecki
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Please click here to  receive the Official results from the May 7, 2019 Special Election.

by Laurel Evans
Friday, April 26, 2019
by Trudy Galla
Thursday, April 18, 2019

Thursday, April 25  Flyer

Sponsored by Leelanau Native Plants Initiative (LNPI)

Topic:             3rd Annual Session by LNPI

Time:              12 Noon – 1 pm

Location:        Lower Level of the Government Center


  • A poster presentation by Leland High School Students – come learn from the students!
  • Presentation by Invasive Species Network Coordinator, Katie Grzesiak about damage to our native ecosystems by invasive species.
  • Refreshments and light snacks.
by Trudy Galla
Thursday, April 18, 2019

Tuesday, April 23  FLYER

Sponsored by the Leelanau County Solid Waste Council

Topic:             Composting Workshop  

Have you wanted to be a successful backyard composter? Have you been collecting your materials into a pile to compost but nothing seems to be happening? What’s the big deal about composting and organic materials management anyway? Do you want to take your passive compost to the next level with hot composting?  You'll never look at your coffee grounds, eggshells and slimy cucumbers the same again! 

You will learn how collecting, composting and using finished compost effects your soil and your community. This informative and upbeat presentation on backyard composting is for you!  

Time:              9:00 am - 11:00 am  (This session is FULL)

New Session Added:  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (This session is FULL)

Location:        Lower Level of the Government Center

Speaker:         Amy Freeman, Organics Maven Composting Specialist

                        Iris Waste Diversion Specialists, Inc.

by Laurel Evans
Friday, April 12, 2019

The County of Leelanau is soliciting proposals from interested, experienced, and qualified individuals, firms, and businesses to provide surveying, monumentation, and remonumentation services for Leelanau County for corners identified in this request for proposals; deadline for all proposals is May 2, 2019, at 3:00 p.m.

For more information, please visit the Bids/Vendor Info Page.

by Laurel Evans
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Leelanau County is seeking proposals from qualified individuals and firms to provide transporting and recycling services for scrap tires collected and stockpiled by County residents.

For more information, please visit the bid/vendor info page -

by Laurel Evans
Wednesday, April 3, 2019

The Leelanau County Sheriff's Office will be conducting an auction of unclaimed bicycles on Thursday May 9, 2019; please refer to the flier (at left) for more information.