Family Justice Center Groundbreaking

Family Justice Center Groundbreaking

To provide better coordinated and centralized Family Division services to the residents, Ottawa County broke ground on the new Family Justice Center on the Fillmore campus on June 9, 2022. The Family Justice Center will support the legislatively mandated concept of...

Understanding Property Taxes

Taxable values. Assessments. Millage rates. What do they mean? More importantly, how do they relate to residential property taxes? In Michigan, assessments are placed at 50% of market value. Calculating those assessments is the responsibility of either the local...

The Ottawa Way | Winter 2022

The Ottawa Way | Winter 2022

Introducing Ottawa County’s first newsletter! In it you will find stories about people, programs and places affirming that you made a great choice to live in Ottawa County. As the seventh-most populous county in Michigan and consistently one of the fastest growing in...