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Ionia County, Michigan

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of State Canvassers will conduct a recount of the votes cast at the November 8th General Election for the candidates who sought the office of President of the United States.


The recount will commence on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 starting at 9:00 a.m. at Ionia County Central Dispatch, 545 Appletree Drive, Ionia.

This recount/meeting is being held in accordance with the provisions of the Open Meetings Act and will be open to the public.

Please note the following:

  • Two representatives of each candidate will be allowed to observe the work of each Recount Team; one of which will be the designated spokesperson.
  • Everyone attending the recount must sign in and must wear a name tag.
  • All cell phones must be silenced or turned off.
  • The public must remain in the designated public area.

It is our goal to complete the recount as efficiently and quickly as possible.  We expect all persons attending the recount to act in an orderly and respectful manner.

If you have any questions concerning the recount or the process, please feel free to contact the Ionia County Clerks Office at 616-527-5322.

Ionia County Board of Commissioners


Please note that the Committee-of-the-Whole Meeting, scheduled for Tuesday, December 20, 2016, has been changed to a regular Board of Commissioners’ Meeting, and will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Central Dispatch Building.

Further, the Board of Commissioners Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 27, 2016, has been cancelled.


Nestled between the metropolitan areas of Mid-Michigan (Lansing) and West Michigan (Grand Rapids) our communities provide a relaxed and family-oriented quality of life with safe neighborhoods, strong schools and healthy lifestyles.

ionia courthouse domeLocated among rolling hills and various tributaries leading to more miles of the Grand River than any other county in Michigan, our communities bustle with energy during the day, and provide a safe and quiet haven for their residents in the evening.

We are hard-working people, with a long tradition in agriculture, a solid history of supporting industry and technology, and serving as the guardian of the State of Michigan with our many prisons.


Community Job Board

There are 2 new job posting on the Ionia County Job Board.  Please click here to view the Ionia County Job Board.