Alpena County Youth and Recreation Committee

2015 County Commissioners &
Commissioners Appointees

District #1-COMMISSIONER
Jeff Kowalski

717 S. First Ave.
Alpena, MI 49707
989-356-0427
jeffkowalski@alpenacounty.org

Linda Canfield
117 Hitchcock Street
Alpena, MI 49707
989-356-2742
lindacanfield1@frontier.com

District #2-COMMISSIONER
Robert Adrian

227 Dawson Street
Alpena, MI 49707
989-464-6334
robertadrian@alpenacounty.org

Brett Miller
1121 River Street
Alpena, MI 49707
989-354-3328
bam3623@gmail.com

District #3- COMMISSIONER
Camille Nerkowski
3210 S. Third Avenue
Alpena, MI 49707
 989 356-2909
camillenerkowski@alpenacounty.org

Darlene Wilmot
150 S. North Street
Alpena, MI 49707
989-356-9770
darlenewilmot@hotmail.com

District #4- COMMISSIONER
Lyle VanWormer

4665 Kirchoff Road
Alpena, MI 49707
989-255-5896
lylevanwormer@alpenacounty.org

Tony Suszek
114 Kensington Court
Alpena, MI 49707
989-356-4434
suszektj@charter.net

District #5- COMMISSIONER
Mary Hess
8793 US-23 South
Ossineke, MI 49766
989-471-2103
maryhess@alpenacounty.org

Tom Heise
3376 Piper Road
Alpena, MI 49707
989-354-2447
theise1997@yahoo.com

District #6-COMMISSIONER
Ronald McDonald
6594 Orchard Hill Road
Alpena, Ml 49707
989-379-4848
ronaldmcdonald@alpenacounty.org

Thomas Spaulding
5925 Keating
Lachine, MI 49753
989-379-2789
jeanntom71@hotmail.com

District #7- COMMISSIONER
Cameron Habermehl

14510 M-32 West
Lachine, MI 49753
989-766-3455 camhabermehl@alpenacounty.org

Fred Wegmeyer
10599 Napper Rd.
Herron, MI 49744
989-379-4034

District# 8- COMMISSIONER
Eric Lawson
P.O. Box 73
Ossineke, MI 49766
Phone: 989-255-3762
E-mail: ericlawson@alpenacounty.org

Lisa Siegert
12700 Hawkins Road
Hubbard Lake, MI 49747
989-727-3089
siegertlne@gmail.com

County Contacts

Kim Ludlow
County Treasurer
989-354-9534
ludlowk@alpenacounty.org

Tammy Sumerix-Bates
Executive Manager
Alpena County Commissioners
989-354-9502
commissionersoffice@alpenacounty.org

Laura Ellery
Board Secretary
Alpena County Commissioners
989-354-9504
commissionersoffice@alpenacounty.org

Funding Report
2015 Funding Report .doc
2015 Funding Report .pdf
Applications
 

Mission Statement


The Committee serves as an advocate for the citizens of the County. The Committee is charged with the sole purpose of providing recreational activities for youth and recreation for Alpena County residents, as well as, recreational service and improvement or development of recreational sites. The Committee is also responsible for recommending to the County Board of Commissioners, hereinafter referred to as "Commissioners", the prudent spending of public funds to promote youth and recreational opportunities to Alpena County citizens.

On August 3, 2010, the residents of Alpena County voted for a county youth and recreation millage. The ballot language for the millage was as follows:

Operating Millage Proposition For Youth & Recreation

"Shall the limitations on the amount of taxes which shall be assessed against all property both real and personal in Alpena County, Michigan be increased as provided in Section 6, Article IX of the Michigan Constitution, and the Alpena County Board of Commissioners be authorized to levy a tax (renewal) not to exceed one half (1/2) mill ($0.50 on each $1,000.00 of Equalized State Taxable Value) for a period of four (4) years starting with the Levy
made December 1, 2014 for the sole purpose of providing "Recreational Activities" for Youth and Recreation for Alpena County Residents, as well as, recreational service and improvement or development of recreational sites. (The estimate of revenue the County of Alpena will collect if the millage is approved and levied in the first year {2014) is $448,000)."

General Information

The Alpena County Youth and Recreation Committee, hereinafter referred to as "Committee", was officially established on September 28, 2010. The committee consists of one representative from each of the districts of the Alpena County Board of Commissioners. Terms of office for representatives from the County Commissioners districts are established to be the same as the elected members of the Board of Commissioners districts, which is a two year term.

2015 Youth and Recreation Millage Funds Awarded

ALPENA COUNTY YOUTH AND RECREATION COMMITTEE: Budget Recommendations for 2015.

These recommendations are not approved until after the Full Board of Commissioners approve them as part of the Budget for 2014 at their December 30, 2014 meeting.

Youth and Recreation Meeting Dates

 
  ORGANIZATIONS
AMOUNT
PROJECT
City of Alpena- Carryover Trailhead
$40,000
Local Match for $245,000 MDNR Grant
City of Alpena/Wildlife Sanctuary 
$500.00
River Rats Summer Science
Association of Lifelong Learners at ACC
$5,780.00
Shipwrieck Alley Class
Friends of Plaza Pool
$1700.00
Aquatic Programming
ACC Volunteer Center
$4000.00
Ropes Course
ACC Cross Country Boosters
$5178.00
Time-clock, accessories, travel
ALPENA PUBLIC SCHOOLS - TBJHS
$19,982.00
Athletic Outreach
County of Alpena - Sunken Lake Park # 1
$4625.00
Covered Bridge Roof Project
County of Alpena - Plaza Pool # 2
$8500.00
Ready, Set, Swim
Hubbard Lake Lions
$9500.00
Fencing at Park
County of Alpena - Plaza Pool # 1
$85,000.00
Operating Support
Northeast MI Center for Fine Arts
$22,000.00
Ready, Set, Create
Alpena Tennis Association
$8275.00
Ready, Set, Serve
MSU Extension
$41,474.00
Youth Programming
County of Alpena - Sunken Lake Park # 2
$5100.00
Pavillion Roof Project
Alpena High School Band Boosters
$9000.00
Band Instruments
Alpena Hockey Association
$7000.00
Tournament Support
Besser Museum
7000.00
Shout "Eureka" Science
Thunder Bay Martial Arts
$10,000.00
Mats, fencing, scholarships - partial
ALPENA PUBLIC SCHOOLS - VOLLEYBALL CLUB
$6555.00
Support to reduce the cost of player/jerseys
Park Family Foundation
$8000.00
Ready, Set, Snap
Wildkitten Tumbling, Inc. # 1
$3000.00
Ready, Set, Flip
Boys and Girls Club
$13,000.00
Triple Play/Wanna Play Program
Alpena Public Schools - AHS Boys and Girls Basketball
$9,000.00
Support to reduce the cost of player/uniforms
Thunder Bay Schooners Swim Club
$7500.00
Pool time
Northern Lights Arena Community/MPAC
$3815.00
Ready, Set, Skate
Wildkitten Tumbling, Inc. # 2
$2000.00
Gymnastic lesson support
Alpena Public Schools - AHS Boys and Girls Soccer
$6135.00
Uniforms and partial travel
Alpena Public Schools - Wildcat Stadium upgrades
$10,000.00
Scoreboard
  Total amount appropriated
$393,680
 
       

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