Located in the west central portion of Michigan's lower peninsula Osceola County is perfectly situated to enjoy rural living with easy access to amenities typically found only in larger communities!
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The County of Osceola will be holding a PUBLIC HEARING on the 2019 Proposed Budget. The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at 9:15 a.m. in the Board of Commissioners room on the second floor of the main courthouse at 301 West Upton Ave., Reed City, Michigan. Click on 2019 Budget to read a copy of the budget proposal which is also available in print form for review at the County Clerk’s Office. If you should require special assistance in order to attend the public hearing, please notify the County Coordinator at 301 W. Upton Ave., (231) 832-6196 at least twenty-four (24) hours before the posted meeting time for arrangements to be made.
Election Results: Results of the November 6, 2018 election will be posted after the polls close and precincts submit their totals. The results will be updated throughout the evening as precinct results are received.
Osceola County Parks Request for Proposals: The Osceola County Parks Department is seeking bids for a Tree Cutting and Trimming Project at Rose Lake Park and Snow Plowing for 2018-2020 also at Rose Lake Park. Refer to the Request for Bids/Proposals section under the Government tab for information.
Lake/Mecosta/Osceola/Mason/Clare/Gladwin County Indigent Defense Managed Assignment Administrator Request for Qualifications: Seeking experienced Indigent Defense Attorney to administer, under contract, the counties' indigent criminal defense programs. Refer to the Request for Bids/Proposals section under the Government tab for information.
Osceola County Planning Commission Vacancies: There are several openings on the Osceola County Planning Commission. Meetings are normally held the third week of January, April, June, and October at 4:00 p.m. in the County Courthouse, 301 W. Upton, Reed City, Michigan. The mission of the Planning Commission is to provide for the coordinated and harmonious development of Osceola County; and to function in cooperation with other constituted authorities of incorporated and unincorporated areas within Osceola County. If you would like more information or to serve on the Planning Commission, please contact Dan Massy at 832-7397.
Osceola County's Medical Examiner:
Joyce L. deJong, D.O., Professor & Chair, Dept. of Pathology
WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
300 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Telephone: (269) 337-6173
Emergency Medical Services has NEW REDUCED WORK SCHEDULE for full-time Paramedics. See Employment in the Government section for job posting and job description. Please contact E.M.S. Director Jeremy Beebe at (231) 832-6152 with questions.
Job Openings: Osceola County has the following open positions: Animal Control Custodian PT, Animal Control Office Manager/Deputy Animal Control Officer PT, Circuit Court Clerk/Deputy County Clerk PT, Deputy County Clerk FT, C.O.A. Home Health Aides PT, C.O.A. Homemakers PT, E.M.S. Paramedic, and Jail Corrections Officer PT. For further details, see Employment in the Government section.
Volunteers for Boards and Commissions: Osceola County citizens can volunteer to serve on over a dozen boards, committees, or commissions. Learn more about each of these opportunities and how to participate.