Board of Commissioners


Marilynn (Vargo) Bradstrom
1st District
Marilynn (Vargo) Bradstrom
2020 Vice-Chair Person
(231) 580-1345

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Area of Representation:
Green, Grant, and Colfax Townships 

Standing Committees:

E.M.S.
Equalization (a)
Finance

Sheriff & Jail (Chair) 
 Other Appointments:

Mecosta Co. Development Corp.
Road Commission (Liaison)(a)


Jerrilynn Strong
2nd District
Jerrilynn Strong
(989) 382-5452

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Area of Representation:
Chippewa, Fork, Martiny, and Sheridan Townships

Standing Committees:

E.M.S. (Chair)
Personnel
Finance

Drain Comm/Solid Waste 
Other Appointments:

District Health Department #10 (a)
Mid Michigan Alliance-Regional/Local
Human Services Coordinating Body (a)
Jehnsen Lake Improvement Board
Tri-Lake Improvement Board (a)

Road Commission (Liaison) 

Linda Howard
3rd District
Linda Howard
(989) 560-8305

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Area of Representation:
Morton and Wheatland Townships

 Standing Committees:

Equalization
Sheriff & Jail (a)
Personnel (a)
Building Grounds/MSU Ext.
Building/Zoning/Plan. (Chair)
Drain Comm/Solid Waste

 Other Appointments:

Michigan Works West Central
Tri-Lake Improvement Board
Youth Attention Center (a)
Dept of Human Services (Liaison)


Raymond Steinke
 4th District
Raymond Steinke
2020 Chair Person
(231) 856-7090

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Area of Representation:
Aetna, Deerfield, Hinton and Millbrook Townships

 Standing Committees:

E.M.S.
Finance
Building Grounds/MSU Ext. (a)
Building/Zoning/Plan.

 Other Appointments:

District Health Dept. #10
West Michigan Regional Planning
FEMA/Local Emergency Planning Team
Brady Lake Improvement Brd.
Town and Gown (Liaison)(a)


Tom O Neil
 5th District
Tom O'Neil
(231) 823-2487

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Area of Representation:
Austin, Mecosta Township and Big Rapids Township
excepting those portions of Big Rapids Township
included in District #6 and District #7

Standing Committees:

Equalization (Chair)
Sheriff & Jail
Personnel
Building Grounds/MSU Ext. (Chair)
Building/Zoning/Plan. (a)
Drain Comm/Solid Waste (a)

 
Other Appointments:

District Health Dept. #10
Brady Lake Improve. Board (a)

 



Wendy Nystrom
 6th District
Wendy Nystrom
(231) 912-7332

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Area of Representation:
City of Big Rapids precincts 2 and 5 together with
that portion of Big Rapids Township that lies within
the following boundaries; beginning at the southern
boundary of the City of Big Rapids and Big Rapids
Township at Northland Drive, south to 14 Mile Road,
east along 14 Mile Road to the Muskegon River, then
northerly along the Muskegon River to Ryan Creek
and continuing northerly along Ryan Creek to Taft
Road, then west along Taft Road until the line of travel
meets the east boundary of the City of Big Rapids,
then southwesterly along the City/Township boundary
line to the place of beginning.

Standing Committees:

Equalization
Building Grounds/MSU Ext.
Building/Zoning/Plan.
Drain Comm/Solid Waste (Chair)

 
Other Appointments:

Human Services Coordinating Body
Jehnsen Lake Improvement Board (a)
Youth Attention Center

 



William Routley
 7th District
William Routley
(231) 796-5167

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Area of Representation:
City of Big Rapids Precincts 1, 3 and 4 together
with that portion of Big Rapids Township that
lies within the following boundaries; beginning
at the western boundary of the City of Big Rapids
and Big Rapids Township on 17 Mile Road/West 
Avenue, then west along US 131 to 13 Mile Road,
then due east along 13 Mile Road to Northland
Drive, then north along Northland Drive to the
south boundary of the City of Big Rapids, then
west along the City of Big Rapids/Big Rapids
Township boundary and continuing northerly
along the City of Big Rapids/Big Rapids
Township boundary to the place of beginning.

Standing Committees:
E.M.S. (a)
Sheriff & Jail
Personnel (Chair)
Finance (Chair) 
Other Appointments:
Security Committee
West Michigan Regional Planning (a)
Town and Gown (Liaison)
City/Ferris/County Manager Meeting (Liaison) 





Mission Statement
The mission of the Mecosta County Board of Commissioners is to perform their legally constituted county government responsibilities, which are to protect the health, welfare and safety of the residents of our community and our employees. The Board will demonstrate fiscal responsibility, maintain credibility, and build public trust; assume leadership in the development and improvement of county services and programs. The Board will provide for the delivery of essential services through cooperative interaction with all county elected officials, other units of government and community agencies.

2020 Board Meeting Schedule

MORNING SESSIONS (10:00 A.M.)

January 2 - (Organizational Meeting)
February 6
March 5
April 2 - Zoom Meeting**
May 7
June 4
July 2
August 6
September 3
October 1
November 5
December 3

AFTERNOON SESSIONS (3:00 P.M.)

January 16
February 20
March 19
April 16 - Zoom Meeting**
May 21
June 18
July 16
August 20
September 17
October 15
November 19
December 17

*Note: All meetings are held on the first and third Thursdays in Room 102 of the Mecosta County Building, 400 Elm Street, Big Rapids, unless otherwise posted.

**Regarding BOC Meetings: Pursuant to Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order No. 2020-15, Regular and Committee Meetings of the Board of Commissioners will be conducted electronically until further notice. See Events & Calendar for meeting cancellations. Click on a meeting to get information for "attending" electronically.


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Agendas48 documents

  • 2020-08-06 BOCPacket - CP12-3 - Finance Minutes.pdf
    document _recordid 430
  • 2020-08-06 BOC Packet without Financials.pdf
    document _recordid 374
  • 2020-08-06 BOC Packet - Financials Only.pdf
    document _recordid 373
  • 2020-07-16 BOCPacket-CP12-3-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 372
  • 2020-07-16 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 256
  • 2020-07-16 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 255
  • 2020-07-02 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 254
  • 2020-07-02 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 253
  • 2020-07-02 BOCPacket-CP12-4-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 252
  • 2020-06-18 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 251
  • 2020-06-18 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 250
  • 2020-06-18 BOCPacket-CP6-1-20109DraftAudit.pdf
    document _recordid 249
  • 2020-06-18 BOCPacket-CP12-3-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 248
  • 2020-06-04 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 77
  • 2020-06-04 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 76
  • 2020-06-04 BOCPacket-CP12-1-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 75
  • 2020-05-21 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 74
  • 2020-05-21 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 73
  • 2020-05-21 BOCPacket-CP12-2-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 72
  • 2020-05-07 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 71
  • 2020-05-07 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 70
  • 2020-05-07 BOCPacket-CP12-2-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 69
  • 2020-04-16 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 68
  • 2020-04-16 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 67
  • 2020-04-16 BOCPacket-CP6-3-DrainReport.pdf
    document _recordid 66
  • 2020-04-16 BOCPacket-CP12-1-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 65
  • 2020-04-02 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 64
  • 2020-04-02 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 63
  • 2020-03-19 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 62
  • 2020-03-19 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 61
  • 2020-03-19 BOCPacket-CP6-2-EOP.pdf
    document _recordid 60
  • 2020-03-05 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 59
  • 2020-03-05 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 58
  • 2020-03-05 BOCPacket-CP6-3-ProbateCt-CPLRGrant.pdf
    document _recordid 57
  • 2020-03-05 BOCPacket-CP12-4-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 56
  • 2020-02-20 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 55
  • 2020-02-20 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 54
  • 2020-02-20 BOCPacket-CP12-3-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 53
  • 2020-02-06 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 52
  • 2020-02-06 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 51
  • 2020-02-06 BOCPacket-CP6-7-COA-MDOT2021Application.pdf
    document _recordid 50
  • 2020-02-06 BOCPacket-CP12-5-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 49
  • 2020-01-16 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 48
  • 2020-01-16 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 47
  • 2020-01-16 BOCPacket-CP12-3-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 46
  • 2020-01-02 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 45
  • 2020-01-02 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 44
  • 2020-01-02 BOCPacket-CP15-5-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 43

Minutes14 documents

  • 2020-07-16 BOCMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 263
  • 2020-07-02 BOCMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 259
  • 2020-06-18 BOCMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 258
  • 2020-06-04 BOCMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 88
  • 2020-05-07 BOCMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 87
  • 2020-04-16 BOCMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 86
  • 2020-04-02 BOCMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 85
  • 2020-03-19 BOCMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 84
  • 2020-03-16 BOCMinutes-EmergencyMeeting.pdf
    document _recordid 83
  • 2020-03-05 BOCMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 82
  • 2020-02-20 BOCMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 81
  • 2020-02-06 BOCMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 80
  • 2020-01-16 BOCMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 79
  • 2020-01-02 BOCMinutes-OrganizationalMeeting.pdf
    document _recordid 78

201927 documents

Agendas27 documents

  • 2019-12-05 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 368
  • 2019-12-05 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 367
  • 2019-12-05 BOCPacket-CP6-1-Resolution2019-11-BudgetAdoption.pdf
    document _recordid 366
  • 2019-12-05 BOCPacket-CP6-1a-2020DraftBudget.pdf
    document _recordid 365
  • 2019-11-21 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 364
  • 2019-11-21 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 363
  • 2019-11-21 BOCPacket-CP12-2-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 362
  • 2019-11-07 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 361
  • 2019-11-07 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 360
  • 2019-11-07 BOCPacket-CP12-4-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 359
  • 2019-10-17 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 358
  • 2019-10-17 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 357
  • 2019-10-17 BOCPacket-CP6-1-OlderAmericansActContract.pdf
    document _recordid 356
  • 2019-10-17 BOCPacket-CP6-4-FarmlandApplications.pdf
    document _recordid 355
  • 2019-10-17 BOCPacket-CP12-7-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 354
  • 2019-10-03 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 353
  • 2019-10-03 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 352
  • 2019-10-03 BOCPacket-CP6-1-EMPG.pdf
    document _recordid 351
  • 2019-10-03 BOCPacket-CP12-5-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 350
  • 2019-09-19 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 349
  • 2019-09-19 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 348
  • 2019-09-19 BOCPacket-CP12-4-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 347
  • 2019-09-05 BOCPacket-WithoutFinancials.pdf
    document _recordid 346
  • 2019-09-05 BOCPacket-FinancialsOnly.pdf
    document _recordid 345
  • 2019-09-05 BOCPacket-CP6-3-COA.pdf
    document _recordid 344
  • 2019-09-05 BOCPacket-CP12-6-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 247
  • 2019-08-15 BOCPacket-CP12-4-FinanceMinutes.pdf
    document _recordid 246

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