Kalamazoo County Directories
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Room 207, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
FAX: (269) 384-8032
Administrative Services houses the offices of the Board of Commissioners, County Administrator/Controller and Corporation Counsel. Staff provides support services to each of these offices.
County Administrator/Controller: Tracie Moored
Deputy County Administrator - External Services: Lisa Henthorn - email
Deputy County Administrator - Internal Services: Amanda Morse - email
The County Administrator/Controller and staff assist the Board of commissioners in developing, implementing and
maintaining management policies and programs, as well as the County’s annual budget. The County
Administrator/Controller serves as the County’s chief administrative officer, reporting to the Board of Commissioners, and
provides oversight to 14 appointed departmental officials and provides fiscal and management support to the
County’s 15 judges and six elected officers. The County Administrator/Controller also serves as the administrative liaison
to County elected officials, and other municipal and non-municipal organizations and efforts.
Board Of Commissioners
Chairperson: Dale Shugars
Vice Chair: Stephanie Moore
The Board of Commissioners is the legislative policy making branch of Kalamazoo County Government. The
Board is responsible to the citizens for development and administration of policies and the annual budget. The
Board has 17 members who are elected to office for a term of two years from districts according to population.
They are assisted by a number of citizen advisory boards and commissions. This office can provide information
regarding various meeting dates, agenda items and supply applications for the various advisory boards and
Thomas M. Canny - email
Assistant Corporation Counsel:
Amber Beebe - email
Corporation Counsel provides the necessary legal representation for the Board of Commissioners and many County Departments.
(269) 383-8972 - FAX: (269) 384-8046
1421 Healy Street, Suite 1, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Kevin Hains firstname.lastname@example.org
Lisa Johansen email@example.com
Nina Garza firstname.lastname@example.org
Lara Neuman email@example.com
The Adult Probation Department provides investigation and supervision services to the Circuit Court. Probation Officers conduct pre-sentence investigations on people convicted of felonies and provide ongoing supervision to felons placed on probation.
5235 Portage Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49002
FAX: (269) 388-3667
Director: David Reid, - email
The Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport (AZO) offers frequent flights on three airlines, competitive airfares, affordable parking, easy access and many other amenities. The airport serves over 300,000 air travelers annually. Specific information about tickets, baggage and flight times should be directed to the appropriate airline, rather than contacting the airport office.
Specific information about tickets, baggage and flight times should be directed to the appropriate airline, rather
than contacting the Airport Office.
ANIMAL SERVICES & ENFORCEMENT
2500 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
FAX: (269) 383-8713
Hours: M, T, Th, F 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; 2:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Wed. 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; 2:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Director: Stephen Lawrence - email
The mission of the Kalamazoo County Animal Services and Enforcement Department is to enhance the quality
of life for the residents of Kalamazoo County by providing humane animal-related services, public education of
animal ownership responsibilities, and enforcement of state and local animal laws.
BUILDINGS & GROUNDS
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Room 108, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
FAX: (269) 383-8862
Director: Eric McNamara - email
The Department of Buildings and Grounds is the maintenance arm for County owned properties. Its
responsibilities are to keep all buildings in good physical condition. This includes the heating, air conditioning
and mechanical systems, as well as the lawns and parking areas around the various County buildings. Please
note that building codes, permits, etc. are the responsibility of the individual city and township offices.
Chief Circuit/Probate Judge: Hon. Curtis J. Bell (269) 385-6079
Court Administrator: Suzanne M. Darling - email - (269) 383-8928
The Ninth Circuit Court is the court of highest jurisdiction in Kalamazoo County. The Circuit Court consists of a Family Division and a Trial Division, supported by Technology Services, Finance Services, Drug Treatment Courts and Planning, Friend of the Court and Juvenile Home. The Circuit Court Clerk’s Office is responsible for court records. The office processes court records, performs records management functions and receives and disburses court-ordered payments.
FAX: (269) 383-8647
Michigan Avenue Courthouse, 227 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Criminal - Michigan Avenue Courthouse, W. Michigan Avenue; Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Trial Division Presiding Judge Hon. Pamela L. Lightvoet (269) 383-8916
Term Expires: 12/31/2022
Circuit Judge Hon. Gary C. Giguere, Jr. (269) 383-8947
Term Expires: 12/31/2020
Circuit Judge Hon. Pamela L. Lightvoet (269) 383-8916
Term Expires: 12/31/2018
Civil – Crosstown Center, 150 E. Crosstown Parkway; Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Chief Judge Pro-Tempore Hon. Alexander C. Lipsey (269) 384-8190
Term Expires 12/31/2022
The Trial Division has jurisdiction over civil cases involving $25,000 or more and criminal cases where the potential sentence is incarceration of one year or more. Appeals from the Probate and District Courts and various administrative tribunals, plus injunctions and other equity matters also fall under the jurisdiction of this division.
Family Division www.kalcounty.com/courts/family
FAX: (269) 385-8588
Gull Road Courthouse, 1536 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Chief Circuit/Probate Judge Hon. Curtis J. Bell (269) 383-8669
Term Expires: 12/31/2018
Family Division Presiding Judge Hon. Stephen D. Gorsalitz (269) 385-6079
Term Expires: 12/31/2022
Circuit Judge Hon. Julie M. Phillips (269) 385-6003
(District Judge assigned to Circuit Court Family Divisiont)
Term Expires: 12/31/2020
Circuit Judge Hon. G. Scott Pierangeli (269) 385-6001
(Probate Judge assigned to Circuit Court Family Division)
Term Expires: 12/31/2022
The Family Division has jurisdiction over delinquency, child protection, domestic relations, adoptions, name changes and emancipations.
Michigan Avenue Courthouse, 4th Floor, 227 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Court Administrator: Suzanne M. Darling - email (269) 383-8928
Technology Administrator/Chief Court Clerk: Ruth A. Gruizenga - email (269) 383-8839
Finance Services Administrator: Susan Sayles - email (269) 383-6415
County Administration Building, 201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Friend of the Court www.kalcounty.com/courts/admin/foc.htm
FAX: (269) 383-8629
Gull Road Justice Complex - 1536 Gull Road; Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Friend of the Court: K. Nigel Crum - email (269) 384-8172
The Friend of the Court is the investigating, reporting and enforcing agency of the Circuit Court in domestic relations cases involving child or spousal support, child custody and parenting time matters.
Juvenile Home www.kalcounty.com/courts/kcjh
FAX: (269) 385-8520
1424 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Juvenile Home Administrator: Peter D. Holt - email
The Juvenile Home operates within the Circuit Court. It is the only secure facility in Kalamazoo County that houses young persons who have violated the law and holds them until Court processes are complete and a more permanent placement is made. The Juvenile Home offers a comprehensive range of programs that include skill building, educational and vocational training, conflict resolution and mediation training. All programming is intended to provide young people the opportunity to develop skills that may reduce criminal and other offensive behaviors.
CLERK & REGISTER OF DEEDS
County Clerk Division www.kalcounty.com/clerk
(269) 383-8840 - FAX: (269) 384-8143
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Room 103, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Elections: www.kalcounty.com/clerk/electfaq.htm (269) 384-8080
Register of Deeds Division: www.kalcounty.com/clerk (269) 383-8970
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Room 102, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 - FAX: (269) 384-8143
Court Clerk Office: www.kalcounty.com/courts/admin (269) 383-8837
227 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007 - FAX: (269) 383-8647
County Clerk & Register of Deeds: Timothy A. Snow, CMC - email
Chief Deputy Clerk/Register: Janice I. Shattuck - email
Land Documents Manager: Charlene York - email
Elections Specialist: Sarah O.Joshi – email
Chief Deputy Court Clerk: Ruth A. Gruizenga - email
The County Clerk and Register of Deeds is a partisan elected official serving a four-year term as provided by the Michigan Constitution. The Clerk’s duties are prescribed by state statute and include Clerk of the Circuit Court, keeper of the Circuit Court Seal, Clerk of the Board of Commissioners, Clerk of the County Board of Canvassers, Chief Election Officer for the County, Clerk of the Jury Board, and Registrar of all Vital Records. In addition, the County Clerk issues concealed pistol licenses, records and retains all co-partnership and assumed name certificates, retains all oaths of office, records and retains military discharge papers for veterans, notaries public, and is a member of the County Plat Board. Fees are established by law or the Board of Commissioners and are deposited in the general fund of the County.
The duties of the Register of Deeds are prescribed by state law and include official recording of all legal documents affecting real property. Other duties include recording certificates of survey and indexing the same, recording all surveys establishing land corners, time and date stamping all documents recorded, digital imaging and indexing all documents and abiding by a uniform statutory fee system set by the legislature. Recording fees are deposited in the County’s general fund.
Information regarding the records of the Clerk and Register of Deeds is available on line. Simply go to
www.kalcounty.com and select either "Clerk
Vital Records Search" or "Deeds Search" and you can
search the following records:
Deaths (index only) 1934 to present
Marriage Licenses (index only) 1942 to present
Assumed Names (index only) 1989 to present
Co-Partnerships (index only) 1989 to present
Notaries Public (index only) 1991 to present
REGISTER OF DEEDS
Land Records index 1985 to present
Land Record documents 1994 to present
Copies of available land records may be purchased on line for the standard $1.00 per page fee by using a credit card or debit card. You may then print your own document at home.
First Records on file in the County Clerk's Office
Birth Records 1867
Various other historical records not required to be housed within the County Clerk's Office have been transferred to the Western Michigan University Archives.
Death Records 1867
Marriage Records 1831
Circuit Court Records (at the Court Clerk's Office) 1847
1421 Healy Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
FAX: (269) 383-6437
Director: Kenneth D. Bobo
The Office of Community Corrections develops programs to hold offenders accountable for their criminal behavior while providing
rehabilitative services to help them maintain a law-abiding lifestyle. These programs include electronic monitoring,
substance abuse testing, probation residential services and employment/life skills training. Community Corrections programs
save taxpayer dollars in reduced incarceration costs and offers increased chances for rehabilitation.
Chief Judge: Hon. Richard A. Santoni (269) 384-8929
Court Administrator: Ann Filkins - email (269) 384-8024
FAX: (269) 383-8899
Probation Services Director: Lynn Kirkpatrick - email (269) 383-8966
District Court North (269) 384-8171
227 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007 FAX: (269) 384-8047
Deputy Court Manager: Linda Garcia - email (269) 384-8075
District Court Crosstown (269) 384-8171
150 Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001 FAX: (269) 383-8899
Deputy Court Manager Margaret Bourgeois - email (269) 384-8033
Deputy Court Manager Rebecca May - email (269) 384-8082
DISTRICT COURT JUDGES
District Judge Hon. Tiffany A. Ankley (269) 383-8634
(Probate Judge assigned to District Court)
Term expires 12/31/2020
District Judge Hon. Anne E. Blatchford (269) 383-8662
Term expires: 12/31/2018
District Judge Hon. Christopher Haenicke (269) 384-8103
Term expires: 12/31/2018
District Judge Hon. Robert C. Kropf (269) 321-3634
Term expires: 12/31/2020
District Judge Hon. Julie K. Phillips (269) 385-6003
(District Court Judge assigned to Family Division)
Term expires: 12/31/2020
District Judge Hon. Richard A. Santoni (269) 383-8929
Term expires: 12/31/2020
District Judge Hon. Vincent C. Westra (269) 383-8903
Term expires: 12/31/2022
Kalamazoo County District Court has Countywide jurisdiction over traffic matters,
criminal misdemeanors, original jurisdictions over
cases, civil cases up to $25,000,
small claims cases,
cases that arise in Kalamazoo County.
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave. Room 101, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
FAX: (269) 383-8862
Drain Commissioner: Patricia A.S. Crowley, Ph.D. - email
The Office of the Drain Commissioner is established by the Michigan Constitution and is a partisan four-year term. The Drain Commissioner enforces the Michigan Drain Code of 1956, as amended, which includes constructing and maintaining drains, determining drainage districts and assessing necessary costs. The Drain Commissioner has authority over drainage in most new construction sites and subdivisions and is a statutory member of lake boards which maintain lake levels, Inter-County Drainage Boards, the County Emergency Preparedness Committee, Board of Public Works, Parks & Recreation Commission, and standing Watershed Steering Committees. The Drain Commissioner is also responsible for inspecting dams at lakes with established legal levels.
Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Program (269) 384-8117
Agent: Jason Wiersma
Under Michigan’s Natural Resources Environmental Protection Act known as Public Act 504, a Soil and Sedimentation control Permit may be required for projects requiring the removal of vegetation or excavation in order to contract buildings, lay sewer, dig ponds or various other earth moving activities over an acre or within 500 feet of a water body of the state, including lakes, streams, creeks, county drains, wetlands, or other protected water feature.
1500 Lamont St., Kalamazoo, MI 49048
FAX: (269) 383-8791
Director: Patrick E. Wright - email
The Emergency Management Office is responsible to plan, coordinate and manage a consolidated emergency management program for Kalamazoo County. The duties include preparing for, responding to, mitigating and recovering from chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive as well as any natural and manmade disasters. This includes comprehensive training for public officials and private citizens and maintaining operational readiness of the County Emergency Operations Center for disaster management and all Homeland Security and Domestic Preparedness activities.
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Room 404, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
FAX: (269) 383-8962
Director: Mathew L. Hansen, MMAO - email
The Equalization Department studies assessments to determine inflationary valuation changes for each assessment unit and taxing authority. The department determines the County equalized and taxable values. It also compiles the Apportionment Report (millage rates for all property tax levies) and maintains tax rate information. The Equalization Department acts as a liaison between the State Tax Commission, County Board, Assessors, Boards of Review, general public and all assessment/taxing jurisdiction officials.
FAMILY COURT See Circuit Court
FINANCE & ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Room 402, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
FAX: (269) 383-6448
Director: Vacant - email
The Office of Finance coordinates purchasing for all departments; provides equipment, materials, supplies and services at economical prices by seeking competition; and evaluates proposals while taking into account the needs and best interest of County government.
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Room 402; Kalamazoo, MI 49007
FAX (269) 383-6448
FRIEND OF THE COURT See Circuit Court
HEALTH AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
3299 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
FAX: (269) 373-5363
Department Contact: email
Health Officer/Director: James A. Rutherford, M.P.A
Deputy Director - HCS FMS: Kristin M. Tekiele, BA, HCM
Medical Director: William Nettleton, M.D., M.P.H
Area Agency on Aging IIIA: Judy Sivak, M.S.W.
Community Action Agency: Amber Leverette, M.P.A
Environmental Health: Vern Johnson
Emergency Preparedness/Public Information Office: Courtney L. Davis, M.P.H.
Epidemiology: Kim E. Kutzko, M.P.H
Maternal & Child Health: Deb Lenz, MA
Public Health Nurse Supervisor: Penny Born, BSN, RN
Public Health Nurse Supervisor: Rebecca Harrison, RN
Veterans Services: Mike Hoss
The Health & Community Services Department improves the community’s health through coordinated planning, resource development and service delivery so that all members of the community can participate in the opportunities, benefits and responsibilities of society. Unless noted, all are located at the Gull Road Office. Hours vary; call specific program for details.
The following is a partial list of Health & Community Services programs. Unless noted, all are located at the Gull Road Office. Hours vary, call specific program for details.
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Room 407, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 383-8998 - FAX: (269) 384-8099
Director: Kristine D. Cunningham - email
This department is responsible for recruiting job applicants and publishes an Employment Opportunity Bulletin
each Monday. Jobs are also posted on the County’s web site. The Human Resources Department is
responsible for the administration of benefits, the personnel system, policy interpretation, risk management and
maintaining the official records of employees. Assistance is provided to departments in employee and labor
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007
FAX: (269) 383-8032
Director: Lisa Thompson - email
The Information Systems (IS) Department is responsible for analyzing, planning, managing, implementing and
maintaining information and technology based systems for the entire County, including hardware, software and
infrastructure for networking and telecommunications systems. Assistance is provided to departments in driving
IT innovation, aligning IT strategies and supporting business change initiatives, improvements and efficiencies
JUVENILE HOME See Circuit Court
Nazareth Complex, 3299 Gull Road, 4th Floor, 2nd Wing, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
(269) 383-8830 FAX: (269) 384-8035
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 42, Nazareth, MI 49074-0042
District Coordinator: Julie Pioch firstname.lastname@example.org
Michigan State University Extension helps people improve their lives through an educational process that applies knowledge to critical issues, needs and opportunities. As our land-grant university, MSU has a partnership with every county in Michigan through Extension and offers programming in agriculture and natural resources; community and economic development; children, youth and families, including 4-H; and horticulture; and family and consumer science, including nutrition education. MSU Extension extends the resources of Michigan State University to the people of Michigan through educational programs in rural and urban communities.
WMU School of Medicine (269) 337-6173
Medical Examiner: Dr. Joyce deJong email@example.com
The Medical Examiner is appointed by the Board of Commissioners and is a licensed physician. This office
investigates all cases of sudden, unexpected, violent and accidental death, as well as deaths that occur without
2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Director: David Rachowicz - email
Administrative Assistant: Lisa Conley - email
Kalamazoo’s County Parks provide responsible stewardship and preservation of our green spaces and historic resources with relaxation, recreation and educational opportunities for everyone. Daily vehicle admission is $5.00 per car. Annual park passes are $25.00. Discounted annual passes for seniors are $20.00. Annual passes are good at all five County parks.
Cold Brook Park
Located on East MN Avenue at South 42nd Street. Cold Brook has a large campground for outdoor recreation. Enjoy the swimming beach, boat ramp, hiking trails, shore fishing and picnic shelters. Cold Brook also has an 18-hole disc golf course.
Kalamazoo County Expo Center & Fairground
Located at 2900 Lake Street. The Expo Center is home to many events including National Street Rods, Home Expo, United Kennel Club Dog Shows and many more. Facilities include expo space, rental rooms, livestock showing areas, grandstand and a campground (during events only). The Kalamazoo County Youth Fair is held at the Fairgrounds in early August. The Expo Center is also home to an indoor flea market on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. October through April.
Kalamazoo River Valley Trail
The KRV Trail is a 22-mile, non-motorized paved trail. The KRV Trail connects the Kal-Haven Trail, Downtown Kalamazoo, Parchment, Cooper Township, Comstock Township and Galesburg.
Markin Glen Park
Located on North Westnedge Ave. just north of G Avenue. Enjoy the swimming beach, picnic shelter, hiking trails and 38 modern campsites.
Prairie View Park
Located on U Avenue between Portage Road and Oakland Drive. Enjoy a swimming beach, hiking trails and picnic shelters. Prairie View also offers a beach house that overlooks Hogsett Lake. It holds 40 people and is perfect for meetings, retreats or parties year round.
River Oaks Park
Located on Morrow Lake just off M-96 at 33rd Street between Comstock and Galesburg. Enjoy soccer fields, hiking trails, picnic shelters and a boat ramp.
Scotts Mill Park
Located on South 25th Street at East Q Avenue. Scotts Mill offers a working 1870's gristmill that is powered by a waterwheel. Call office for tours. Enjoy a large picnic shelter, hiking trails and shore fishing. Scotts Mill is proud to be the home of the Scotts Olde Tyme Power Club.
PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Room 101, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 (269) 384-8112
FAX: (269) 383-8920
Director: Lotta Jarnefelt - email
The Planning Department provides staff assistance to the County Planning Commission and other citizen
advisory boards who provide coordinated community development and leadership for other units of
government. Good source for demographic, geographic and economic data, also
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and maps.
GIS (Geographic Information Systems) (269) 383-8814
Chris Bessert, GIS Coordinator
Provides GIS data and mapping services, aerial photography, demographic and economic data.
Resource Development (269) 384-8305
Resource Coordinator: Rachael A. Grover
Assistance and advice to all other county departments with grant writing, other resource development activities and a wide range of
special projects including Brownfield Redevelopment Authority and Economic Development Corporation. Collaborates with community
entities when appropriate.
1536 Gull Road; Kalamazoo, MI 49048 (269) 383-8666
Chief Circuit/Probate Judge: Hon. Curtis J. Bell - (269) 383-8669
Term expires: 12/31/2018
Judge: Hon. Tiffany A. Ankley - (269) 384-8634
(Probate Judge assigned to 8th District Court)
Term expires: 12/31/2020
Judge: Hon. G. Scott Pierangeli - (269) 385-6001
(Probate Judge assigned to Circuit Court-Family Division)
Term expires: 12/31/2022
Probate Register/Court Administrator: Steven E. Burnham - email
Chief Deputy Register/ Deputy Court Administrator: Mary Haskamp – email 269-383-8664
Probate Court handles guardianships, conservatorships for minor, adults and individuals with developmental disabilities, decedant’s estates, determination of heirs, trusts, depository of wills for safekeeping, statutory deposit of wills following death, examination of safe deposit boxes and mental health proceedings.
227 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007 (269) 383-8900
FAX: (269) 383-0475
Prosecuting Attorney:Jeffrey S. Getting - email
Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney: Scott Brower - email
The Prosecuting Attorney is elected on a partisan basis for a four-year term. The office is created by the
Michigan Constitution and is the Chief Law Enforcement Official of the county. The Prosecutor and staff are
responsible for the prosecution of all adult and juvenile violations of state criminal law within Kalamazoo
County. They represent the community in the local District, Circuit, Family, Probate and State appellate courts.
PURCHASING See Finance
1500 Lamont St., Kalamazoo, MI 49048 (269) 385-6173
FAX: (269) 385-6162
Sheriff's Office Information Desk (269) 383-8745
Healy Street Inmate Visitation Center (269) 385-6048
Sheriff: Richard C. Fuller - email
Undersheriff: Paul G. Matyas - email
The Sheriff is elected every four years on the partisan ballot. The Sheriff operates the County jail, accepts and processes reports of crime occurring in the County, provides court security, marine law enforcement, service of court orders and process, patrol and traffic enforcement.
SOIL EROSION AND SEDIMENTATION CONTROL PROGRAM (See Drain Commissioner)
Wightman and Associates, Inc., 9832 Portage Rd., Portage, MI 49002
Surveyor: Gary D. Hahn - firstname.lastname@example.org
The office of County Surveyor is an elective office, with a four-year term, established by the State Legislature. The Surveyor must be licensed as a surveyor by the State Board for professional licensures/ Duties include re-establishing boundary lines run by the original government surveyors, supervise the County Remonumentation Program and land data systems.The Surveyor must be licensed as a Professional Surveyor by the Michigan State Board of Professional Surveyors. The County Surveyor functions as the county representative for the State Survey and Remonumentation Program (Act 345 of Public Acts of 1990), a program whose primary objective is to locate, monument, and maintain the County’s roughly 3,300 survey control points, a.k.a. section corners, established by General Land Office surveyors between the years 1825-1830.
201 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Room 104, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 (269) 384-8124
FAX: (269) 383-8905
Treasurer: Mary Balkema - email
Chief Deputy Treasurer: Megan Buwalda - email
The County Treasurer is an elected official with a four-year term as provided by the Michigan constitution. The Treasurer is the custodian of County monies, collector of all county revenue and the agent for the delinquent tax revolving funds.
VETERANS SERVICE OFFICE
3299 Gull Rd., Second Wing, Third Floor, Room 310 Kalamazoo, MI 49048 - FAX: (269) 373-5334
Director: Mike Hoss – email
The Veterans Service Office assists the veterans of Kalamazoo County who are in need of services they have become entitled to by reason of their service in the United States military. This department encompasses the Veterans Trust Fund, emergency relief funds and burial benefits. In addition, the department is a source of information and direction to all other veterans’ benefits.