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Genesee County Board of Commissioners

Genesee County Board of Commissioners The Genesee County Board of Commissioners is the elected governing body for Genesee County Michigan.

Operating as usual

03/08/2022

The Genesee County Board of Commissioners has several openings and opportunities for residents to serve on boards and commissions that directly impact the quality of life here in Genesee County.

The Board is currently accepting letters of interest and resumes from residents that might be interested in serving on:

- Genesee District Library
- Genesee Health System Board of Directors
- Genesee County Economic Development Corporation
- Genesee County Parks Commission
- Mass Transportation Authority
- Valley Area Agency on Aging (60 and over)

If you think you may be interested in helping to lead on one of these boards or commissions, send your information to Joshua Freeman, Director of Administration for the Genesee County Board of Commissions via email ([email protected]) or via mail at 1101 Beach St Room 312, Flint, MI 48502

The Genesee County Board of Commissioners was saddened to learn of the passing of former Commissioner Woodrow Stanley.  ...
02/16/2022

The Genesee County Board of Commissioners was saddened to learn of the passing of former Commissioner Woodrow Stanley. Former Commissioner Stanley was a force in local politics for many years. Stanley was first elected to the Board in 2005 and served until 2008 when he was elected to the State House of Representatives. "Woodrow was a leader that was never afraid to tackle any issue," Chairperson Domonique Clemons stated. "Our entire Board wishes to express our heartfelt sympathies to the Stanley family during this most difficult time."

In remembrance of our former colleague, flags will be lowered in honor of his service to the residents of Genesee County.

During the organizational meeting on January 5, 2022, Commissioner Domonique Clemons was elected to serve as Chairperson...
01/05/2022

During the organizational meeting on January 5, 2022, Commissioner Domonique Clemons was elected to serve as Chairperson of the Board for the next year. Commissioner Clemons, first elected to the Board in 2020 from the 4th District, will be the youngest Chairperson in the last three decades. Commissioner Ellen Ellenburg, from the 3rd District, will serve as our Vice Chairperson.

Chairperson Clemons announced his leadership team for the following committees:

Finance Committee - Chairperson Gary Peppin
Governmental Operations Committee - Chairperson Bryant Nolden
Human Services Committee - Chairperson Charles Winfrey
Public Works Committee - Chairperson Ellen Ellenburg
Community & Economic Development - Chairperson Meredith Davis

09/08/2021

Due to the recent fire, the Genesee County Clerk's Office - Vital Records Division (birth certificates, marriage licenses, death certificates, notary, CPL, and elections) will remain closed to the public on Thursday September 9, 2021.

We expect to reopen to the public on Friday September 10, 2021, at 8:30 AM.

The Office is in the process of being relocated to the Genesee County Administration Building at 1101 Beach St. Flint MI 48502.

We apologize for the delay.

09/07/2021

GENESEE COUNTY COURTHOUSE SET TO REOPEN
Wednesday September 8, 2021

The Genesee County Courthouse will reopen to the public on Wednesday September 8, 2021. All cases will take place as scheduled. All staff should report as normal.

The Genesee County Clerk’s Office – Vital Records Division, which is responsible for Birth Certificates, Marriage Licenses, Death Certificates, Elections and CPL, will remain closed to the public on Wednesday September 8, 2021. We continue to work to relocate staff and equipment to the Genesee County Administration Building.

Crews from the Michigan State Police were onsite today to conduct their investigation. The origins of the fire remain unclear. Once we receive those results, we’ll provide that information publicly.

On September 4, 2021, there was a fire in the historic Genesee County Courthouse located at 900 S Saginaw St. The origin...
09/05/2021

On September 4, 2021, there was a fire in the historic Genesee County Courthouse located at 900 S Saginaw St.

The origins of the fire are still under investigation. Luckily, the fire was contained to the 2nd Floor Clerk’s Office – Vital Records area. There is significant fire and water damage in that office as well as further water damage on the first floor from the sprinkler system.

To allow for appropriate remediation of all damage, the Genesee County Courthouse will be closed to the public on Tuesday September 7, 2021. The public will not be allowed to enter the Courthouse on that date.

Staff will be notified by their supervisors as to whether they should report on Tuesday.

We will provide updates on the progress of the remediation Tuesday afternoon.

Genesee County’s Health Department will be hosting several vaccination clinics over the next week.
08/23/2021

Genesee County’s Health Department will be hosting several vaccination clinics over the next week.

Attached is our upcoming COVID-19 vaccine clinics for this week. If you have any questions, please go to https://www.gchd.us/covid19vaccine/.

*EDIT* The updated times for the Wayne the Barber Enterprise Back to School vaccine clinic is now 3 pm - 5 pm.

Plenty of opportunities across Genesee County.
07/10/2021

Plenty of opportunities across Genesee County.

Know someone looking for a job? They can meet several county departments at our job fair!

We’re Better Together. The Board of Commissioners hosted a meeting today at Flint’s Historic Capitol Theatre with our lo...
05/25/2021

We’re Better Together.

The Board of Commissioners hosted a meeting today at Flint’s Historic Capitol Theatre with our local
government partners to discuss ways to make the American Rescue Plan funding have the greatest
impact for our residents. Genesee County is set to receive over $200 million in stimulus funding. This
one-time funding provides an opportunity for governments to do big things for residents across political boundaries.

We look forward to working with our partner communities to move Genesee County forward!

Today, Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission will be having their FREE tire recycling event for all Genesee Co...
05/08/2021

Today, Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission will be having their FREE tire recycling event for all Genesee County residents from 9am to 1pm at Environmental Rubber Recycling. (6515 N Dort Hwy, Flint, MI 48505)

Free Tire Recycling for Genesee County residents! See below for details.

Where to Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine
04/29/2021
Where to Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine

Where to Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer is approved for use in those aged 16+ while Moderna is approved for 18+. If you are under 18, you must schedule your appointment at a Pfizer clinic. If you are under 18, you must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian.

During yesterday's Board meeting, the Genesee County Board of Commissioners adopted 2 resolutions to acknowledge June as...
04/29/2021

During yesterday's Board meeting, the Genesee County Board of Commissioners adopted 2 resolutions to acknowledge June as Pride Month and to add Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity to our county equal opportunity and non-discrimination plan.

Read the full press release below.

Two walk-in vaccine clinics are available this week, no appointment needed!
04/27/2021
Where to Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine

Two walk-in vaccine clinics are available this week, no appointment needed!

Pfizer is approved for use in those aged 16+ while Moderna is approved for 18+. If you are under 18, you must schedule your appointment at a Pfizer clinic. If you are under 18, you must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian.

Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission is having a FREE tire recycling for all Genesee County residents on Satu...
04/27/2021

Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission is having a FREE tire recycling for all Genesee County residents on Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 9am to 1pm at Environmental Rubber Recycling. (6515 N Dort Hwy, Flint, MI 48505)

Free Tire Recycling for Genesee County residents! See below for details.

Genesee County Community Action Resource Department received $12,085,085 in federal funds to help tenants facing pandemi...
04/23/2021

Genesee County Community Action Resource Department received $12,085,085 in federal funds to help tenants facing pandemic-related hardships avoid eviction while also ensuring landlords can recoup owed rent through the COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) program.

Qualifying individuals can receive assistance for up to 12 months rental arrears and 3 months of projected rental assistance (Up to 15 months total). Qualifying households can also receive utility assistance for tenant supplied electricity, home heating, water, sewer and trash.

Eligible renters include households that have incomes less than 80% of Area Median Income (AMI) who meet the following conditions:

• Individual(s) in the household has qualified for unemployment benefits or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or has experienced other financial hardship due directly or indirectly to the coronavirus outbreak; and
• Individual(s) in the household can demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability evidenced by a past due utility or rent notice.

Applications can be picked up at GCCARD or printed online at: https://ceraapp.michigan.gov/.

Applications may be submitted in the following ways:
• In person via appointment only by calling (810) 768-4675
• Email to: [email protected]

Applicants may call GCCARD’s hotline at 810-768-4675 to begin the process if they do not have access to obtain the online application. All submissions must include the landlord and tenant applications along with all required documents. Those applications may be found here: https://www.michigan.gov/mshda/0,4641,7-141-5555-533463--,00.html

Frequently asked questions regarding CERA:https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mshda/CERA_FAQ_3.25.21_720404_7.pdf

Here's an interesting #ThrowbackThursday from your GIS department!
04/22/2021

Here's an interesting #ThrowbackThursday from your GIS department!

Check out this awesome map showing historical communities in Genesee County!
We know how much you all loved our first version of this map. Well, we found some additional info to add to it to give you all an update. Check it out! Montrose Township residents, imagine spelling out "Pewonigowink" anytime you had to write down your address. 😅
If you would like to find out a little bit more on some of these newly added (historical) communities, check out the link below!

http://www.mycitymag.com/the-lost-villages-of-genesee-county/

#Flint #GeneseeCounty

04/20/2021

Drop-in COVID-19 vaccinations available today and tomorrow, no appointment necessary!

There is a NEW hassle-free way to schedule your COVID-19 vaccine appointment with the Genesee County Health Department! ...
04/16/2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduler

There is a NEW hassle-free way to schedule your COVID-19 vaccine appointment with the Genesee County Health Department! Visit https://www.gchd.us/vaccinescheduler/.ick and choose the date and time that works best for you.

Once you have scheduled an appointment, you will be able to reschedule or cancel as needed. You will receive either an email confirmation or text confirmation after scheduling is completed. New clinics will be added every Monday.

Pfizer is approved for use in those aged 16+ while Moderna is approved for 18+. If you are under 18, you must schedule your appointment at a Pfizer clinic.

Looking to get tested for COVID-19? Find a FREE Genesee County testing site here: https://www.gchd.us/covid19testing/Tes...
04/16/2021

Looking to get tested for COVID-19? Find a FREE Genesee County testing site here: https://www.gchd.us/covid19testing/

Testing is available at no-cost to all. Uninsured individuals are welcome. For those who do have insurance, information may be taken for the purpose of reimbursement by the testing site agency.

Today, for #NationalCountyGovernmentMonth we are featuring Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission (GCMPC).GCMPC...
04/15/2021

Today, for #NationalCountyGovernmentMonth we are featuring Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission (GCMPC).

GCMPC has many roles in community planning and development and administers several separate federal, state, and local level programs. GCMPC is responsible for making studies, investigations, and surveys relative to the economic, social and physical development of the County.

Visit their website, http://gcmpc.org/ for more information on current programs and future plans for our County!

#CountiesMatter

Genesee County Community Action Resource Department received $12,085,085 in federal funds to help tenants facing pandemi...
04/14/2021

Genesee County Community Action Resource Department received $12,085,085 in federal funds to help tenants facing pandemic-related hardships avoid eviction while also ensuring landlords can recoup owed rent through the COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) program.

Qualifying individuals can receive assistance for up to 12 months rental arrears and 3 months of projected rental assistance (Up to 15 months total). Qualifying households can also receive utility assistance for tenant supplied electricity, home heating, water, sewer and trash.

Eligible renters include households that have incomes less than 80% of Area Median Income (AMI) who meet the following conditions:

• Individual(s) in the household has qualified for unemployment benefits or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or has experienced other financial hardship due directly or indirectly to the coronavirus outbreak; and
• Individual(s) in the household can demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability evidenced by a past due utility or rent notice.

Applications can be picked up at GCCARD or printed online at: https://ceraapp.michigan.gov/.

Applications may be submitted in the following ways:
• In person via appointment only by calling (810) 768-4675
• Email to: [email protected]

Applicants may call GCCARD’s hotline at 810-768-4675 to begin the process if they do not have access to obtain the online application. All submissions must include the landlord and tenant applications along with all required documents. Those applications may be found here: https://www.michigan.gov/mshda/0,4641,7-141-5555-533463--,00.html

Frequently asked questions regarding CERA:https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mshda/CERA_FAQ_3.25.21_720404_7.pdf

Address

1101 Beach St RM 312
Flint, MI
48502

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

Telephone

+18102573020

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Why is Genesee county so slow on covid-19 vaccines? Gov. Whitmer is your governor, give her a call and get some Vaccines.
As a small business owner in Genesee County, I ask you to immediately adopt this resolution set forth by our neighboring county, Tuscola County.
Times are very difficult for everyone these days.... Do you know who, where or when to call for resources you might need? Food distributions, medical supplies, school supplies. How about emergency assistance including SNAP or Medicaid or even just someone to talk to? CORE Learning Centers Case Managers from six counties have put together an “All County COVID 19 Community Resource Zoom Presentation.” This presentation is open to the public and is free of charge. Resources for the following counties will be covered: ALLEGANY County CATTARAUGUS County GENESEE/ORLEANS County LIVINGSTON County WYOMING County Covid-19 Community Resource Presentation via ZOOM Friday May 1,2020 2pm Registration is required. Please email [email protected] to register.
So... will Genesee county have an ordinance soon to protect essential workers from retaliation from their employers for being possibly being exposed to Covid-19 like other Michigan counties? Oakland and Wayne counties have them and they are required to be posted upon entry. They also include taking temperatures and procedures for when someone tests positive at the work site. Just asking because some of these employers are trying to retaliate against employees that don’t feel safe in their work environment.
i do not think many want to be on your board.
What is being done about the GCAC hours & why are they so limited!!!? We want answers!
Is it possible to increase the volume or enhance the quality of the sound system used by the Commissioners during meetings?
This was a great day for Genesee County! Thanks GC Board of Commissioners, thanks Culture Club!!! ❤🎶🌞🌮🍦🥤 #WALKINGTACOLUNCHEON
I believe Michigan's law governing special assessments for roads is unfair. Shouldn’t all people included in a Special Assessment have equal say in whether a petition for road improvements passes or fails when they are required to equally share the costs of those improvements? This is the link to my opinion. Please read it and if you agree, please let Governor Whitmer know by signing the petition. Also, please feel free to share this post on social media so other people will consider whether the current law on special assessments for roads is fair. Thank you.
Every one of them need to GO!!!!!!!
Due to no snow removal, I got stuck on my street and couldn't go to work. Why does it take 4 days to plow a subdivision in Davison?
Corruption runs deep within your ranks