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Articles from September 2022 (Return to News home)
by Laurel Evans
Thursday, September 29, 2022

The Leelanau County Board of Commissioners during its September 21, 2022, Regular Session, approved Leelanau County Resolution #2022-010, "A Resolution to Recognize the First Day of October as Indigenous Peoples Day."

The full text of the resolution can be viewed on the Ordinances and Resolutions page at this specific link -

by Laurel Evans
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The next community blood drive hosted by the League of Women Voters of Leelanau County is slated for Wednesday, October 12, from 1:00-5:30 p.m. in the Community Meeting Room of the Leelanau County Government Center.

All attempting donors receive a limited-edition Versiti bottle koozie, sticker and coupon for a free pint or beverage from partnering locations, while supplies last.

Help save a life and sign up today - more information is available within the graphic, by either scanning the QR code or select the following link specific to this drive:

by Laurel Evans
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Leelanau County is auctioning off a retired patrol car and boat/trailer/motor package. More information on this sale is available at the following link -

Auction will end at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, October 10.

by Trudy Galla
Friday, September 23, 2022

October 14 from 9 am to 2:30 pm at Traverse Bay Area Career Tech Center - 880 Parsons Rd., Traverse City.

FREE recycling collection of old or unwanted large agricultural and tractor tires.  40 tire max per producer. ONLY tires from large equipment and tractors for agricultural production will be accepted.

by Trudy Galla
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

The last Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), electronics, and document shredding collection for 2022 for Leelanau County households will be held on Saturday, October 15 in Elmwood Township.  

Appointments required for all collections.  Click here to schedule your appointment.

List of Acceptable/Unacceptable Items

by Trudy Galla
Wednesday, September 14, 2022

The recycling site located in the unincorporated village of Leland HAS CLOSED.

Leelanau County households can use any of the other recycling sites within the county for recycling their household items.  The closest recycling site to Leland is located at the Leelanau County Government Center, just east of Lake Leelanau off of M-204 at 8527 E. Government Center Dr., Suttons Bay.

For more information on the County's recycling program, including a full list of active sites, please visit the following page -

by Laurel Evans
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Leelanau County is auctioning off three retired vehicles; more information is available at the following link -

Bidding ends at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20.