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by Trudy Galla
Friday, March 16, 2018

The DEQ is hosting an informational meeting on Monday, March 19, 2018 in the Leelanau County Governmental Center (Lower Level) at 3:00 pm to answer any questions that local officials may have on the Special Flood Hazard Areas in Leelanau County, and the new or updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM).  This session will be presented by Sue Conradson of the DEQ.  You are welcome to attend and get answers to general questions you may have on flood mapping, flood insurance or building requirements for building in floodplain areas.  

(Note:  Kasson Township does NOT have any areas mapped.)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  Link to the Invitation.

 RSVPs will help us with setup of the room. Please RSVP to or 231-256-9812.


by Trudy Galla (Edited by Laurel Evans)
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
  • Wednesday, April 18 – 12 Noon, lower level of the Government Center

Kick-off of ‘Leelanau Native Plants Initiative’

Leelanau County high school students have spent the winter learning about losses in our avian and pollinator populations. They will present suggestions how we can all become involved in solutions to reverse declines in our bird and pollinator populations. 

(Presentations by students from Leland High School and Glen Lake High School).

Includes short presentations by Katie Grzesiak, Invasive Species Coordinator and Kay Charter, Executive Director of Saving birds Thru Habitat (SBTH).  

FREE.  Everyone Welcome.  (Bring a sack lunch) 

PLEASE RSVP: or 231-256-9812.

by Laurel Evans
Monday, March 12, 2018

The Leelanau County Top 10 Points of Pride is located below -

Leelanau County Top 10 Points of Pride, 2017-18

by Laurel Evans
Monday, March 12, 2018

Please click Here for more information on the Leelanau County Veterans Memorial and how you or a loved one's name can be added to the Walls of Honor or how to purchase a Memorial Brick.

The deadline for purchasing a brick prior to the Memorial Day Ceremony to be held on Monday, May 28, 2018, is Thursday, Thursday, April 12, 2018.

The deadline for inclusion on the Wall of Honor prior to the Memorial Day Ceremony to be held on Monday, May 28, 2018, is Thursday, April 26, 2018.

by Laurel Evans
Friday, March 2, 2018

The Leelanau County Administrator's Office is accepting applications from County Veterans for this season's Honor Flight. Preference will be given to Veterans of World War II, the Korean Conflict and potentially the Vietnam War.

Please contact Chet Janik for more information - 231-256-8100.