Lenawee County Government

Board of Commissioners

David Stimpson, Chair

Cletus Smith, Vice-Chair

2nd Wed.@1:30 P.M.
4th Thurs. @ 7:00 P.M. (as necessitated/at the call of the Chair)
Commissioners' Chambers located in the Old County Courthouse 

The Board of Commissioners is the legislative body of Lenawee County and, in addition, discharges a number of specific administrative responsibilities by State law.
Major duties of the Board are:
   1) Determine the amount of funds to be levied in the form of property taxes for 
        operation of County government, or borrowing of funds if necessary.
   2) Review and adoption of the annual budget for County government.
   3) Annually equalizing property assessments among local governmental units to
        establish the County property tax base.
   4) Apportioning property taxes to each unit.
   5) Appointing a number of County officials to various County boards and
   6) Establishing management policies for:
       a) operation, maintenance and control of County buildings and other property
       b) operation of those County departments which are subject to the Board's managing control 
   7) Adoption of local ordinances.
   8) Performance of other statutory ministerial duties.

 Commissioners at a glance

Board of Commissioners

Citizen's Guide to Commissioners Brochure

County Government Works Brochure


Official minutes may be obtained from the County Clerk

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Other Items of Interest

Standing Committees Board Appointments
Rules/Regulations District Maps


The Lenawee County Board of Commissioners appoints individuals to numerous boards and commissions.  A list of the boards may be found by clicking Board Appointments (above) Fill out an application if you are interested in serving your community by becoming a board member.  BOARD APPT APPLICATION 






County Ordinances:

Unemployment Compensation System 1976
Animal Control 1976; Amended 1977
EDC - Articles of Incorporation 1977
Solid Waste Ordinance 1977


Tattoo Operations &/or Intradermal Cosmetics Studios Regulations 1994
Clean Air Ordinance 1999
Jail Security Ordinance 2002
County Parks Hunting Ordinance 2005


Airport Zoning Ordinance 2005
Smoke-free Worksite Regulation 2007
Hazardous Materials & Incident Response Cost Recovery Ordinance 2007
Environmental Health Code 2013

Viewers of this presentation of ordinances which have been adopted by Lenawee county Board of Commissioners are advised that the information contained herein is presented for informational purposes.  Viewers are cautioned that this presentation of ordinances may or may not be current or up to date.  In addition, this presentation does not include public health code ordinances.  The Lenawee County Department of Public Health should be contacted for other items of public health concern.


 Please visit the Administrator's Office page for more information on Lenawee County.















































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