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.
Equalization Building Grounds/MSU Ext. Building/Zoning/Plan. Drain Comm/Solid Waste (Chair)
Human Services Coordinating Body Jehnsen Lake Improvement Board (a) Youth Attention Center
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.
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** 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** 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.