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Posted on: July 28, 2020

August 4th State Primary Election

August 4th State Primary Election

Voting may be done is person or by absentee ballot. Polls open from 7 a.m to 8 p.m.

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Boards & Commissions Meeting Updates

Boards & Commissions Meeting Updates

Board of Commissioners

  • The Board of Commissioners meeting for July 30th, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. is cancelled due to being the 5th Thursday of the month.
  • The Board of Commissioners will be meeting virtually on August 6th, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. via the Be...
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Additional Info... County News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Berrien COVID-19 County Response Plan

Berrien County COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan

Revised and Approved by the Berrien County Board of Commissioners on 06/11/2020

View the Plan (PDF)... County News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Limited Re-Opening During Phase 2

COVID-19 Update County Buildings Closed to Public

View the list county services available beginning Monday, June 22nd

Additional Info... County News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Press Releases

Press Releases

View Press Releases and Sign up for new Press Release Notification.

Press Release Archive... County News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Berrien Bus - Scheduled Flex Routes Suspended

Berrien County Schedule Flex Route Suspended

Effective Wednesday, March 18th

Public Transportation (Berrien Bus) will be suspending all scheduled flex route services until further notice. 

At this time we are still operating demand response service but ask that customers limit their requests ...

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Additional Info... County News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Sheriff's Office - Records Lobby

Sheriff's Office Records Department Lobby Closing

(06/11/2020 Update: The Records Lobby will be opening by appointment only on Monday, June 15th, 2020. See the full Press Release (PDF) for details.)

Original Newsflash Message: In order to help ensure the safety of our residents and employees and ...

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County News
Posted on: March 4, 2020

How to Order Birth, Marriage, & Death Certificates

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To ensure that you receive your records, please place your orders through the links on our Vital Records page.

Vital Records Page... County News
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Hearing and Vision Testing

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Free screening for Kindergarten/Preschool.

Additional Info... County News
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Need Health Insurance?

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Let the Health Department help you find and enroll in the right insurance plan for you!

The Berrien County Health Department can help you find health care insurance or a more affordable way to access health insurance coverage. Our staff can help you figure...

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County News
Posted on: October 26, 2017

No Cell Phones Allowed

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Please leave your phones and devices in your car!

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

County Facility Locations

County Facility Locations

Need to find one of our county buildings? Visit our facilities tab at the bottom of our homepage to easily view all of our county buildings, addresses and contact information in one place. 

Click here to visit the Facilities resource now....

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County News

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News Flash

Posted on: December 17, 2019

2020 Local Emergency Planning Committee Meeting Schedule

12/17/2019 - The LEPC meeting schedule has been posted to https://www.berriencounty.org/1529/Local-Emergency-Planning-Committee-LEPC.  Did you know that meeting locations and the past meeting minutes are also posted on that page?  

If the...

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Additional Info... Emergency Management - Local Emergency Planning Committee

News Flash

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News Flash

Posted on: January 29, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Get up-to-date information on the novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).

Get the Latest Information Health News
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Complete Health Survey

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Complete a quick survey to share how we can be a healthier community.

Complete Survey Now Health News
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Opioid Education Videos

Opioid Education for seniors

Educational videos with information for older adults managing opioid medications.

Link to Videos Health News
Posted on: August 31, 2017

Wear One Condoms

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Stay safe! Get condoms mailed to you for free through the Wear One program.

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Health Insurance Help

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Need help enrolling in health insurance? We've got you covered!

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News Flash

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News Flash

Posted on: January 1, 2019

Madeline Bertrand News

The playground has re-opened and social distancing is required.

Madeline Bertrand News

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News Flash

Posted on: March 19, 2020

Notice

Notice

Though Berrien County Trial Court operations are suspended, the Berrien County Prosecutor’s Office will remain operating for essential court functions, including felony preliminary exams or matters specifically pertaining to in-custody defendant...

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Prosecuting Attorney (General Newsflash)

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Posted on: July 22, 2020

Third Street Road Work

Newsflash Construction Update

THIRD STREET ROAD WORK STARTING 7/27/2020

TOWNSHIP: Niles Township

LOCATION: Third Street, from US-12 to Fulkerson Road

CLOSEST CITIES: Niles

START DATE: July 27th 2020

ESTIMATED END DATE: August 7th 2020*

*Project is estimated to take two weeks to complete, we...

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Road - Closures and Construction
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Rockey Weed Road Utility Work

ROW Permit Work Notice Newsflash

ROCKEY WEED ROAD UTILITY WORK AND LANE CLOSURE

TOWNSHIP: Lincoln Township and Royalton Township

LOCATION: Rockey Weed Road, between Washington Avenue and Hollywood Road

CLOSEST CITIES: Stevensville

START DATE: Wednesday, July 22nd 2020

ESTIMATED END DATE: Augu...

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Road - Closures and Construction
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Pokagon Road Work

Newsflash Construction Update

POKAGON ROAD WORK STARTING 7/27/2020

TOWNSHIP: Berrien Township

LOCATION: Pokagon Road, from M-140 to Pucker Street Road

CLOSEST CITIES: Berrien Springs

START DATE: Monday, July 27th 2020

ESTIMATED END DATE: Friday, July 31st 2020*

*Weather and contractor depen...

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Road - Closures and Construction
Posted on: July 21, 2020

John Beers Road Oversized Loads

Oversized Load Information

SCHEDULE FOR 8/3/2020: 

Two oversized caravan planned for transport along John Beers Road on Monday, 8/3/2020, approximately between 10am and 1pm. A WB caravan is expected between approximately 10am and noon (going from M-139 to I-94).  A...

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Road - Closures and Construction
Posted on: July 20, 2020

Two Amtrak Railroad Crossing Closures

Railroad Crossing Closures

TWO AMTRAK RAILROAD CROSSING CLOSURES STARTING 7/23/2020 (CLEVELAND AVENUE AND SMITH ROAD)

TOWNSHIP: Galien Township and Village of Galien

LOCATION: Cleveland Avenue Amtrak Railroad Crossing and Smith Road Amtrak Railroad Crossing

CLOSEST CITIES: Galien

START...

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Road - Closures and Construction
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Napier Avenue Project(s)

Press Release

NAPIER AVENUE PROJECT(S) UPDATE

TOWNSHIP: St Joseph Township and Benton Township

LOCATION(s): Napier Avenue from the St Joseph River Bridge to Colfax Avenue; Napier Avenue from Colfax Avenue to M-139; and Napier Avenue just east of M-139 intersection

CLOSEST...

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Road - Closures and Construction
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Holden Road Closure

Road Closure Information

HOLDEN ROAD CLOSURE

TOWNSHIP: Baroda Township

LOCATION: Holden Road, between Shawnee Road and Snow Road

CLOSEST CITIES: Baroda, Bridgman

START DATE: Tuesday, July 14th 2020

ESTIMATED END DATE: To be determined

PROJECT: The Road Department has closed Holden Road...

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Road - Closures and Construction
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Red Arrow Highway Update (7/2/2020)

Newsflash Construction Update

RED ARROW HIGHWAY REOPENED

TOWNSHIP: Chikaming Township & New Buffalo Township

LOCATION: Red Arrow Highway between Community Hall and Berrien Street.

CLOSEST CITIES: New Buffalo, Union Pier, Lakeside

START DATE: Monday, June 29, 2020

PROJECT: The contracto...

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Road - Closures and Construction
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Empire Avenue Closure

Press Release

EMPIRE AVENUE CLOSURE STARTING 6/22/2020

TOWNSHIP: Benton Township

LOCATION: Empire Avenue, between Benton Center Road and Blue Creek Road

CLOSEST CITIES: Benton Harbor

START DATE: June 22nd 2020

ESTIMATED END DATE: TBD

PROJECT: Work in the right-of-way will be...

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Road - Closures and Construction
Posted on: June 19, 2020

County Wide Scratch Sealing

Newsflash Construction Update

UPDATE 7/22/2020 - Scratch Course Paving has been completed. Manhole covers are in the process of being adjusted to the new heights and roads will be included in our sealcoating process as the sealcoating crew is available to treat the roads. All listed r...

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Road - Closures and Construction
Posted on: May 26, 2020

2020 Sealcoating Operations

Newsflash 2020 Sealcoating Operations Begin

Sealcoating operations will begin on Tuesday, May 26th 2020. Sealcoating that day will take place on Territorial and Empire. After that date operations will proceed as efficiently as possible to work through the 2020 Construction List. This list includes ...

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Road - Closures and Construction

News Flash

Posted on: July 17, 2020

Now Hiring!

Now Hiring

Are you interested in joining our team? We are currently accepting applications to hire a full-time Medium Equipment Operator (MEO) to our team.

This position include:-Health Insurance-Dental/Vision Insurance Options-Paid Time Off-Retirement Plans (Includi...

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Road - News
Posted on: March 8, 2019

2020-2022 Three Year Transportation Plan

BCRD 3YP Cover 2020-2022

This report provides an evaluation of the roadway network in the jurisdiction of the Berrien County Road Department (BCRD) to help define the needed budget allocation and roadway improvements required to improve the condition of the roadway network. &...

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Additional Info... Road - News

News Flash

Posted on: April 3, 2020

Executive Order Tip Form

Executive Order Tip Form

Although many people have questions regarding the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order signed by Governor Whitmer, Berrien County residents are requested to not call the Berrien County Public Safety Dispatch Center with their questio...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: January 29, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Get up-to-date information on the novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).

Get the Latest Information Sheriff News
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Sheriff's Foreclosure Auction

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The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office is not responsible for the accuracy of the foreclosure information shown here. The data provided here is gathered and presented by private parties who prepare foreclosures. Properties listed are subject to cha...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: April 2, 2018

Crime of the Week

CrimeStoppers

This is D/Lt. Fred Laesch of the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department for Crime Stoppers.  The crime of the week comes from the files of the Michigan State Police.

On March 27, 2018 at approximately 11:47 pm the Michigan State Police responded to t...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: October 26, 2017

R.A.D Class

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The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office is offering Women’s Self Defense classes through R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) Systems. R.A.D. is a comprehensive, personal safety course for women focusing on awareness, prevention, risk reductio...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Families Against Narcotics

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Resources and education about prescription opioid and heroin in SW Michigan.

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Medication Drop Box

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The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with the Berrien County Health Department has established a permanent Pharmaceutical Medication Drop Box in the lobby of the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department, which is located at 919 Port St. Saint...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

This Week's Wanted Individuals

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View the Wanted Individuals for the week of March 4th, 2020.

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