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Raise Your Hand: Candidate Opportunities

Consider running for local office.  Here is the information you need to get started. County Commissioner Description: The County Board of Commissioners is the governing board and the policy-making body of County Government. One of the main duties of the Board of Commissioners is to set the budget of the county. Term:  4 years Salary: Yes, along with per diems and mileage Meetings: Twice a month on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday at 9:30am More information is available at Filing Deadline: April 23, 2024 by 4:00 pm. Township Board   Description: Mandated functions of the board are assessment administration, elections administration, and tax collection. Examples of other authorized services provided by a township are fire protection, law enforcement, parks and recreation programs, water and sewer services, trash collection and recycling, cemeteries. Term: 4 years Salary: Yes, amount determined by each township Meetings: Monthly, with time determined by each township More information is available at Filing Deadline: April 23, 2024 by 4:00 pm Precinct Delegates Description: A precinct delegate represents the Democratic Party in your neighborhood and you represent your neighborhood at Democratic Party meetings.  Attending township meetings is important.  Term: 2 years Salary: No Meetings:  Township and Democratic […]

Raise Your Hand: Precinct Delegates

Please consider becoming a Precinct Delegate.  Important work needs to be done this election year! Duties include attending your township's monthly meeting and reporting back to the Party Chair via email, text, or in person. This effort is our initiative to have a presence in our local communities and to better understand local issues. Precinct Delegates are needed in these townships: Aloha, Beaugrand, Ellis, Forest, Hebron, Inverness, Koehler, Mentor, Mullet, Munro, Tuscarora, Walker, Waverly, and Wilmot                        

Orchard Beach Bridge Support Drive

Support the Orchard Beach Bridge Replacement Project  The Orchard Beach bridge over the Black River is an essential transportation link for Cheboygan County. It provides a valuable connection for daily trips for work, shopping, medical, school, recreational activities, and commercial traffic. Perhaps, most importantly, it is a vital link enabling first responders to quickly provide emergency police, fire, and ambulance services. The next closest bridge is almost 5 miles upstream at N. Black River Road requiring over a 10 mile detour and 8 miles downstream at Lincoln Ave. requiring a 16 mile detour. The years have taken its toll on the bridge’s condition and currently is rated only a 2 out of a possible 10 and thus has weight restrictions due to its deteriorated condition. It needs to be replaced. Why we need you The Cheboygan County Road Commission is seeking federal funding to replace this bridge. As part of the application process, a showing of community interest and support is required. While this project has received support from all of our local, state and federal elected officials, a showing of citizen support is also needed. This is where you can help. How you can help The Road Commission has […]