Welcome to Oscoda County!
We are very proud of where we live and work. Oscoda County is known for its natural beauty, friendly people and strong community spirit. Located within the Huron National Forest, deep in the heart of the AuSable River Valley, our location is excellent for both tourism and business.
Life here is simple and good! We enjoy four seasons of recreational activities due to our beautiful lakes, rushing rivers, abundant wildlife and unpolluted forests. And our county, unlike most of Michigan’s lower peninsula, still has ample room for it’s people to put down roots and grow!
With terrific school systems, outstanding natural resources and dependable government services, Oscoda County offers rural living at it’s very finest!
News You Need
- The next regular Oscoda County Board of Commissioners meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. For minutes from previous meetings go to www.oscodacountymi.com/minutes.
- The Oscoda County Board of Commissioners is now accepting resumes for a Full-Time Equalization Director. The salary for this position will be $37,500-$42,000 commensurate with experience. Applicants must meet the following qualifications:
• State Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer (MAAO) Certification #3 required or currently enrolled in MAAO Classes, with the expectation to successfully obtain the MAAO Certification #3 within six months.
• Two to five years relevant managerial work experience preferred.
• Working knowledge of Manatron Software System or willing to learn.
• Have a valid Michigan Driver’s License.
• Successfully pass pre-employment references and criminal history checks.
Oscoda County includes six townships having 15,427 parcels, with an SEV of 452,083,400. Duties include working with local assessors to ensure proper equalized values for real and personal property within the county, directing an annual survey of assessments, and various functions typically required of an Equalization Department. This position reports directly to the Board of Commissioners.
Interested Applicants may send resume to:
Oscoda County Board of Commissioners
Attn: Equalization Director
P.O. Box 399
105 S. Court Street
Mio, MI 48647
Resumes will be accepted until July 3, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
OSCODA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
- Oscoda County Register of Deeds wants citizens and submitters of land documents to be aware of new legislation, passed by the Michigan House and Senate, and signed by Governor Snyder on May 26, 2015. House Bill 4075 has changed state law regarding fees associated with the purchase of tax records and tax certifications required on some documents recorded for the public record. The bill increases the fee from $1 to $5 on tax certifications for documents such as warranty deeds, land contracts, and condominium master deeds among others. These fees are collected by the Register of Deeds as part of the recording process. This portion of the bill goes into effect July 1, 2015.
- The Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the availability of two new tools for the public to evaluate the financial status of our County: The "Municipal Performance Dashboard" and "Municipal Financial Summary". To checkout these new tools, go to the Board of Commissioners Page.
- Do you have a need but aren't sure how or where to get help? A new telephone based information service is now available to residents of Oscoda County and it's called 211. Simply dialing 211 from any touch tone phone will put you in touch with a referral specialist who can help you find community resources to meet your needs. For more information refer to the following document: 211.pdf.