2017 YR award

2017 Youth and Recreation Millage Funds Awarded

2017 YR Map. #2 Grants
2017 YR Map. #2 Grants

The Committee is spreading the funds throughout the County, encouraging all the Townships and non-profit organizations, schools, and governmental agencies to apply. The Alpena County Map shown on the left, depicts where 32 grants have been awarded. Please click on the image for a larger view or by  clicking here.

Budget recommendations are not approved until after the Full Board of Commissioners approval as part of the Budget held December 20, 2016.

Total amount appropriated $651,149.00



Listed below, you can view the organization, amount awarded and the name of project. 2017 Award book can be view by clicking here.

MPAC-NLA $10,080.00 Free Open Skating
MPAC-NLA
$10,080.00 Free Open Skating
County of Alpena - Long Lake Park
$45,000.00 Boat Launch Improvement - MDNR match NOT FUNDED
County of Alpena – Long Lake Park
$45,000.00 Boat Launch Improvement – MDNR match NOT FUNDED
 Long Rapids Township
$40,000.00 Park Improvement - MDNR match (project carried over to 2018)
Long Rapids Township
$40,000.00 Park Improvement – MDNR match (project carried over to 2018)
Alpena Community College
$2,478.00 Cross Country Team support
Alpena Community College
$2,478.00 Cross Country Team support
Alpena Public Schools
$2,816.00 AHS Volleyball Team Support
Alpena Public Schools
$2,816.00 AHS Volleyball Team Support
County of Alpena - MSU Extension
$40,000.00 Youth Programming (4-H)
County of Alpena – MSU Extension
$40,000.00 Youth Programming (4-H)
Besser Museum
$11,000.00 Shout "Eureka" Science Saturday and plananetarium/museum visit
Besser Museum
$11,000.00 Shout “Eureka” Science Saturday and plananetarium/museum visit
Alpena Public Schools
$18,345.00 TBJHS Outreach Program
Alpena Public Schools
$18,345.00 TBJHS Outreach Program
County of Alpena - Long Lake Park
$135,000.00 Bath House Contingency Plan
County of Alpena – Long Lake Park
$135,000.00 Bath House Contingency Plan
County of Alpena – Plaza Pool
$8,000.00 Ready, Set, Swim
ACC Volunteer Center
$3,608.00 Ropes Course
ACC Volunteer Center
$3,608.00 Ropes Course
NEMI Center for Fine Arts
$20,225.00 Ready, Set, Create
NEMI Center for Fine Arts
$20,225.00 Ready, Set, Create
 Alpena Public Schools
$33,500.00 AHS Robotics
Alpena Public Schools
$33,500.00 AHS Robotics
Friends of Plaza Pool
$2,180.00 Support
Friends of Plaza Pool
$2,180.00 Support
Park Family Foundation
$10,000.00 Ready, Set, Snap
Park Family Foundation
$10,000.00 Ready, Set, Snap
Alpena Public Schools
$19,275.00 KAPUT
Alpena Public Schools
$19,275.00 KAPUT
Thunder Bay Soccer Association
$2,500.00 Benches
Thunder Bay Soccer Association
$2,500.00 Benches
Taking Pride in Alpena
$30,000.00 Bi-Path extension - Match grant only (did not use funds)
Taking Pride in Alpena
$30,000.00 Bi-Path extension – Match grant only (did not use funds)
 Top of MI Trails Council
$30,000.00 Signage - Alpena County Company must be used
Top of MI Trails Council
$30,000.00 Signage – Alpena County Company must be used
Alpena Figure Skating
$1,000.00 "Try it Days" - (ice fees, skate rental, raffle, membership)
Alpena Figure Skating
$1,000.00 “Try it Days” – (ice fees, skate rental, raffle, membership)
Alpena Public Schools
$4,000.00 Softball Line Drive Club Fence
Alpena Public Schools
$4,000.00 Softball Line Drive Club Fence

County of Alpena - Long Lake Park
$45,000.00 Bath House - MDNR Grant match NOT FUNDED
County of Alpena – Long Lake Park
$45,000.00 Bath House – MDNR Grant match NOT FUNDED
County of Alpena - Beaver Lake Park
$45,000.00 Bath House - MDNR Grant match NOT FUNDED
County of Alpena – Beaver Lake Park
$45,000.00 Bath House – MDNR Grant match NOT FUNDED
 Thunder Bay Trails Association
$5,500.00 Youth Ski Club
Thunder Bay Trails Association
$5,500.00 Youth Ski Club
Alpena Public Schools
$1,645.00 AHS Woods Track Club
Alpena Public Schools
$1,645.00 AHS Woods Track Club
Alpena Hockey Association
$5,000.00 Tournament Support
Alpena Hockey Association
$5,000.00 Tournament Support
Alpena Hockey Association
$5,000.00 Equipment
Alpena Hockey Association
$5,000.00 Equipment
Sanborn Townships
$10,379.00 Slide and Basketball Court at Lake Huron Park (Ossineke Beach)
Sanborn Townships
$10,379.00 Slide and Basketball Court at Lake Huron Park (Ossineke Beach)
 Boys and Girls Club
$5,000 Basketball Hoops
Boys and Girls Club
$5,000 Basketball Hoops
Alpena Public Schools
$8,238.00 AHS Boys and Girls Basketball support
Alpena Public Schools
$8,238.00 AHS Boys and Girls Basketball support
 Alpena Public Schools
$25,000.00 AHS Wrestling Boosters - Equipment and supplies (mats, uniforms, headgear)
Alpena Public Schools
$25,000.00 AHS Wrestling Boosters – Equipment and supplies (mats, uniforms, headgear)
Alpena Hockey Association
$3,000.00 Jersey & socks
 County of Alpena
$80,000.00 Plaza Pool - Operations
County of Alpena
$80,000.00 Plaza Pool – Operations
Friends of Farmers Market
$3,000.00 Children's day
Friends of Farmers Market
$3,000.00 Children’s day
Thunder Bay Schooners
$9,000.00 Support
Thunder Bay Schooners
$9,000.00 Support
Park Family Foundation
$8,000.00 Ready, Set, Serve
Park Family Foundation
$8,000.00 Ready, Set, Serve
Alpena Public Schools
$3,000.00 AHS Girls and Boys Soccer
Alpena Public Schools
$3,000.00 AHS Girls and Boys Soccer
Park Family Foundation
$4,000.00 Ready, Set, Flip
Park Family Foundation
$4,000.00 Ready, Set, Flip
 MPAC-NLA
$7,000.00 Ready, Set, Skate
MPAC-NLA
$7,000.00 Ready, Set, Skate
MPAC-NLA
$10,000.00 Water Reclaim Project (project carried over to 2018)
MPAC-NLA
$10,000.00 Water Reclaim Project (project carried over to 2018)
Alpena Public Schools
$10,000.00 AHS Wildcat Stadium Lighting
Alpena Public Schools
$10,000.00 AHS Wildcat Stadium Lighting

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 3 – COMMISSIONER
Nick Modrzynski 
596 Northwood Drive
Alpena, MI 49707
989.255.6095
nickmodrzynski@alpenacounty.org

Darlene Wilmot
150 S. North Street
Alpena, MI 49707
989.356.9770 
darlenewilmot@hotmail.com

District 5 – COMMISSIONER
Brenda Fournier 
2464 Diamond Drive
Alpena, MI 49707
989.358.1414
brendafournier@alpenacounty.org

Tom Heise
3376 Piper Road
Alpena, MI 49707
989.354.2447
htssllc@yahoo.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 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 4 – COMMISSIONER
Bill Peterson

2379 Lake Winyah Road
Alpena, MI 49707
989.916.5351
billpeterson@alpenacounty.org

Tony Suszek
114 Kensington Court
Alpena, MI 49707
989.356.4434 
suszektj@charter.net

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 8 – COMMISSIONER 
John Kozlowski
1028 W. Scott Road
Ossineke, MI 49766
Phone: 989.471.8349
johnkozlowski@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

Lynn Bunting
Administrative Assistant
Alpena County Commissioners
989.354.9501
commissionersoffice@alpenacounty.org

Tammy Sumerix-Bates
Executive Manager
Alpena County Commissioners
989.354.9502
commissionersoffice@alpenacounty.org