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Otsego County’s Drop-off Recycling Program

Code Red

Otsego County's Reverse 9-1-1 Emergency Notification System

The Otsego County Parks and Recreation 5-Year Recreation Plan is now available to review

Posted on September 13th, 2016
Go to the following link to see the draft 5-Year Parks and Recreation Plan:  http://www.discovernortheastmichigan.org/recreation.asp    

Downtown Streetscape Construction has Begun

Posted on September 13th, 2016
Click below for downtown construction information:  Downtown Development Project September 6 Informational Letter

Animal Control Ordinance Updates 6-14-16

Posted on June 14th, 2016
At their June 14, 2016 regular meeting, the Otsego County Board of Commissioners approved various changes to the Otsego County Animal Control Ordinance.  A summary of the changes are below: Summary of Changes Article II (d) is being revised to increase the maximum ordinance violation penalty from $100 to $500… Read more

Building Authority has 3 immediate vacancies

Posted on April 26th, 2016
Click here to fill out an online Application for Appointment to Committees, Boards and Commissions. Click here for a PDF version of the Application.

CodeRed Reverse 9-1-1 Call System

Posted on February 4th, 2016
Please go to the CodeRed website to sign up for Otsego County’s Reverse 9-1-1 Emergency Contact System.   

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Sep 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Room 100 - County Building - 225 W. Main St., Gaylord
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location Rotates. Read below.
Meeting Locations:July 11, 2016: Otsego Lake County Park at 1657 County Park Road, GaylordAugust 8, 2016: Frank Wilkinson Park (Irontone Springs) at 3549 Old 27 North, GaylordSeptember 12, 2016: Otsego Lake County Park at 1657 County Park[...]
Oct 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Location: Room 100 - County Building - 225 W. Main St., Gaylord
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Otsego County


We are very proud of where we live and work. Otsego County is known for its natural beauty, friendly people, and progressive attitude. On the crossroad of two major highways, our central location is convenient for tourism and business. Championship golf, pristine forests, beautiful lakes and rivers, and recreational activities covering four seasons make life attractive here. We are on the grow! Otsego County has been one of the fastest growing areas in Michigan for many years. With state-of-the-art educational facilities, Michigan’s first community fiber network, and quality government services, Otsego County provides big city advantages while maintaining its rural character. County Building General Office Hours 8:00am – 4:30pm Monday through Friday Otsego County Courthouse 225 W. Main Gaylord, Michigan 49735

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