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Department of Public Works

DPW Superintendent

John Friend

DPW Superintendent

PO Box 253

11518 S LaCore St

Empire, MI 49630-0253

231-326-5353

231-326-6068 FAX

dpw@villageofempire.com

DPW Assistant

Tim O'Brien

DPW Assistant

PO Box 253

11518 S LaCore St

Empire, MI 49630-0253

231-326-5353

231-326-6068 FAX

dpw@villageofempire.com

Planning Commission

Planning Commission Secretary

Dana Boomer

Planning Commission Secretary

12067 S Gilbert Rd

Empire, MI 49630

231-590-9788

231-326-6068 FAX

deputyclerk@villageofempire.com

Secretary for Planning Commission.

Planning Commission Chairman

Phil Deering

Planning Commission Chairman

PO Box 184

Empire, MI 49630

231-326-5249

231-326-6068 FAX

deputyclerk@villageofempire.com

Term expires March 2019. 

ZBA Member

Planning Commission

Peter Schous

Planning Commission

PO Box 537

Empire, MI 49630

313-971-9828

231-326-6068 FAX

deputyclerk@villageofempire.com

Term expires March of 2021.

Planning Commission

Sue Palmer

Planning Commission

12089 S LaCore Rd

Empire, MI 49630

231-326-5458

231-326-6068 FAX

deputyclerk@villageofempire.com

Term expires March 2021.

Planning Commission

Todd Avis

Planning Commission

PO Box 145

Empire, MI 49630

616-915-7049

231-326-6068 FAX

deputyclerk@villageofempire.com

Member of Planning Commission.  Term expires March 2020.

Planning Commission

Tom Rademacher

Planning Commission

11069 S LaCore St

Empire, MI 49630-0327

231-326-5483

231-326-6068 FAX

deputyclerk@villageofempire.com

Vice Chairman. Term expires March 2020. 

Planning Commission

Rollie Groening

Planning Commission

PO Box 328

Empire, MI 49630

231-620-1220

231-326-6068 FAX

deputyclerk@villageofempire.com

Treasurer Planning Commission, term expires March 2019.

Village Council

President

Wayne R. Aylsworth

President

11690 S LaCore St

Empire, MI 49630

231-499-4930

ayls1@hotmail.com

Term expires November 2020. 

Trustee

Susan Carpenter

Trustee

PO Box 67

Empire, MI 49630

Term expires November 2020.

Member of Water and Recreation Committees.

Trustee

Beryl Skrocki

Trustee

12022 S Lake St

Empire, MI 49630-8537

231-714-2602

berylskrocki@aol.com

Term expires November 2022.

President pro tempore.  Member Streets & Sidewalks, Equipment and Chair Personnel/Pension/ Insurance (PPI) Committees.

Trustee

Dan Davis

Trustee

11829 S Lake St

Empire, MI 49630-0272

231-326-5466

231-326-6068 FAX

deputyclerk@villageofempire.com

Term expires November 2022.

Treasurer pro tempore.  Member of Personnel/Pension/Insurance (PPI) and Airport Committees. Chair Water Committee. 

Trustee

Maggie Bacon

Trustee

Box 99

Empire, MI 49630

231-383-5073

231-326-6068 FAX

magbacon@gmail.com

Term expires November 2020.  

Chairman of Streets, Sidewalk and Equipment Committee, Street administrator.  Member of Recreation Committee.   Member of Planning Commission.

Trustee

Mae Stier

Trustee

PO Box 114

Empire, MI 49630

989-525-1243

maestier@gmail.com

Term expires November 2022.

Chair of Recreation Committee.  Member of Personnel/Pension/Insurance (PPI) Committee.

Trustee

Tom Rademacher

Trustee

11069 S LaCore St

Empire, MI 49630-0327

231-326-5483

rade326@hotmail.com

 Term expires November 2020.

Member of Streets/Sidewalks/ Equipment and Water Committees.

Village Office

Deputy Clerk/Administrative Coordinator

Alacia Acton

Deputy Clerk/Administrative Coordinator

11518 S LaCore Street

PO Box 253

Empire, MI 49630-0253

231-326-5466

231-326-6068 FAX

deputyclerk@villageofempire.com

Hours Monday - Thursday 8-4:30 pm

Clerk

Derith Smith

Clerk

PO Box 253

Empire, MI 49630

231-326-5466

231-326-6068 FAX

clerk@villageofempire.com

The Clerk is now an appointed position with a term that expires March 30, 2020.

Treasurer

Grace Ronkaitis

Treasurer

PO Box 253

Empire, MI 49630

231-325-2622

231-326-6068 FAX

deputyclerk@villageofempire.com

Treasurer is now an appointed position, term will expire March 2021.

Zoning Administrator

Chris Grobbel

Zoning Administrator

8288 E North Wind Trl

Lake Leelanau, MI 49653

231-499-7165

231-326-6068 FAX

cgrobbel@grobbelenvironmental.com

Hours Wednesday 9-12pm

Zoning Board of Appeals

Zoning Board of Appeals

Bob Scott

Zoning Board of Appeals

PO Box 58

Empire, MI 49630

231-326-5406

231-326-6068 FAX

deputyclerk@villageofempire.com

Term expires March 2020.

Zoning Board of Appeals

David Diller

Zoning Board of Appeals

Box 33

Empire, MI 49630

231-631-5581

231-326-6068 FAX

deputyclerk@villageofempire.com

Term expires March 2020.

Zoning Board of Appeals

Jeffrey Chalup

Zoning Board of Appeals

PO Box 262

Empire, MI 49630-0262

Alternate, Term expires March 2018.

Zoning Board of Appeals

Joanne Beare

Zoning Board of Appeals

11886 S Lake St

Empire, MI 49630-0413

231-631-4316

231-326-6068 FAX

deputyclerk@villageofempire.com

Term expires March 2019.

Zoning Board of Appeals

John Collins

Zoning Board of Appeals

11359 S. Lake MI. Dr.

Empire, MI 49630

231-930-4848

231-326-6068 FAX

deputyclerk@villageofempire.com

Alternate, Term expires March 2020.

This page last updated on 5/8/2014.