Welcome to Bay County

The official website of Bay County, Michigan. We invite you to discover what Bay County, located along the Saginaw Bay of Lake Huron in mid-Michigan, has to offer.

About Bay County

Bay County is made up of 14 townships and 4 cities. It is home to around 106,000 people, making it the 20th most populated county in the state.

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Departments & Divisions

Bay County government is divided into more than 50 departments. Find information and contact details for each of the departments within Bay County.

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Online Services

Bay County offers a variety of online services to better serve the community. Find links to employment, taxes, documents, legal info and more.

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  Bay County Dashboard & Citizen's Guide

The Dashboard and Citizen's Guide have been designed to allow our citizens to view important information about Bay County quickly and easily.

Budget & Finance Green Initiatives Health & Education Public Safety Quality of Life Shared Services Bay County Citizen's Guide Debt Service Report Projected Budget Report 2016 Compliance Form Guide to County Government County Organizational Chart Financial Reports Freedom of Information Act

Information on all the Dashboards and Reports are updated as new information becomes available. If something is listed as N/A then some of the necessary reporting agencies have not finalized their information or it does not exist.

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Bay County News

County Incentive Program & Dashboard Updates

Announcement In accordance with Public Act 84 (2015), Section 952, Bay County has updated its Dashboard to meet all of the requirements for the County Incentive Program (CIP). According to the Act, each eligible county must meet all of the...

Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Information

A public hearing was held on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 to discuss the 2017 Bay County Executive's Proposed Budget. Please click on the links below to view the Board Presentation. FY 2017 Budget Presentation to Board of Commissioners FY 2017 Budget...

Outbreak of Varicella (Chickenpox) In Bay County

Press Release - For Immediate Release BAY CITY, Mich., November 17, 2016 - The Bay County Health Department has confirmed two cases of chickenpox in a Bay County School. The Health Department is working diligently with the school, the Michigan...

Employment Opportunities

Family Law Attorney - Bay County Public Defender Office (full-time position) For those interested in applying immediately, an interactive application is available below. These applications are retrieved daily by the staff in the office of Personnel...

Sign up for County Executive Tom Hickner's Email Newsletter!

County Executive Tom Hickner sends out a monthly newsletter to Bay County citizens that is full of pertinent information on your county government. If you are interested in receiving this electronic newsletter, please use the form below to sign-up....