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by Laurel Evans
Friday, January 29, 2021

Leelanau County is is seeking proposals from interested and qualified vendors experienced in grinding tree stumps with a chipper or forestry mulcher and clearing logging debris for the purpose of clearing public hiking trails at Myles Kimmerly Park located at 1397 W. Burdickville Rd., Maple City, Michigan.

More information is available by visiting the Bids/Vendor info page: https://www.leelanau.gov/bids.asp

by Matt Ansorge
Thursday, January 14, 2021

The Benzie/Leelanau District Health Department is currently scheduling COVID Vaccination appointments for those included in Phase 1B (including, but not limited to):

  • First Responders
  • Corrections Staff
  • School Employees
  • Child Care Workers
  • Citizens 65 years old+

COVID-19 Vaccine Sign-Up Form linkhttps://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=OU8ELMhU3kuPzesR6ujfWimrahLx0sFFlkZCnSlZgJVUQjFPRVBWT084Mk1BMkdHTFFXMUFWRlpCWC4u

PLEASE NOTE: There will not be a formal acknowledgment email or phone call confirming you have signed up for the vaccination.

COVID-19 Questions Form link:  https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=OU8ELMhU3kuPzesR6ujfWimrahLx0sFFlkZCnSlZgJVUOVlWODVYQVYySUJYTEpNOTRTSEdCVVVMRi4u

Volunteer Information:

  • Greeters & Runners – assist with general functions at the clinics; greeting patients, assisting with paperwork, directing foot traffic, stocking supplies, etc.
  • Vaccinators – qualified individuals licensed to administer vaccines
  • Vaccine Assistants – monitoring patients post vaccine, assist with scheduling booster appointments

Steps to Enroll as Volunteer:

  1. Register with Michigan Volunteer Registry - https://www.mivolunteerregistry.org/
  2. Complete Volunteer Form for BLDHD - https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=OU8ELMhU3kuPzesR6ujfWimrahLx0sFFlkZCnSlZgJVUQVgwMTg2WFdEMUdCSVk0VFpOMTRDUURHNS4u

Aging Hotline (where seniors can obtain information on where vaccines are currently available): (231) 715-5557

Local Public Health Information Hotline:  (231) 882-2197

State Public Health Information Hotline:  1-888-535-6136 or email COVID19@michigan.gov

Munson Healthcare COVID-19 Hotline:  (231) 935-0951

by Laurel Evans
Monday, January 11, 2021

The Leelanau County Administrator's Office is accepting applications for a Building Official. More information can be found on the County's Employment Opportunities Page - https://www.leelanau.gov/adminemployment.asp

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

by Laurel Evans
Monday, January 11, 2021

The Leelanau County Administrator's Office is accepting applications for an Electrical Inspector. More information can be found on the County's Employment Opportunities Page - https://www.leelanau.gov/adminemployment.asp

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.