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St. Joseph County Government Mission Statement

The mission of St. Joseph County Government is to provide statutory and constitutional services in a fiscally responsible manner worthy of the dignity and respect of all County citizens.

Non-mandated services requested by citizens shall be evaluated and prioritized within the same context of fiscal responsibility and public trust. The basis for providing such services shall include, but not be restricted to: the safety and well being of the public, the protection and improvement of natural resources, and the expansion of economic opportunities for all citizens.

St. Joseph County Government as stewards of people and resources promotes equal opportunity for all, and hereby encourages the talents, creativity and leadership of all County employees in striving for prompt, courteous, respectful and efficient delivery of services.

 

Courts & Law Enforcement

* 3B District Court

* 45th Circuit Court

* 911 Central Dispatch

* Animal Control

* Clerk of the Court

* Emergency Services / Homeland Security

* Family Court Juvenile Division

* Friend of the Court

* Probate Court

* Prosecuting Attorney's Office

* Sheriff's Department

 

Departments and Offices

* Administration

* Animal Control

* Building and Grounds

* County Clerk's Office

* County Treasurer's Office

* Drain Commissioner's Office

* Emergency Services / Homeland Security

* Equalization

* Finance

* Geographic Information Systems

* Human Resources

* Information Technology

* Land Resource Centre

* MSU Extension

* Parks & Recreation

* Prosecuting Attorney's Office

* Register of Deeds' Office

* Sheriff's Department

* Veterans' Services

 

Elected Officials

County Commissioner - 1st District
Allen J. Balog

County Commissioner - 2nd District
Donald Eaton

County Commissioner - 3rd District
Rick Shaffer

County Commissioner - 4th District
Robin Baker

County Commissioner - 5th District
John L. Dobberteen

Board of Commissioners' Website
Terms Expire: December 31, 2014
Commissioner Districts Map PDF (PDF - 800 KB)

Prosecuting Attorney

John McDonough

Office Website

Term Expires: December 31, 2016

Sheriff

Bradley D. Balk

Office Website

Term Expires: December 31, 2016

County Clerk/Register of Deeds

Pattie S. Bender

Office Website

Term Expires: December 31, 2016

County Treasurer

Judith L. Ratering

Office Website

Term Expires: December 31, 2016

Drain Commissioner

Jeffery Wenzel

Office Website

Term Expires: December 31, 2016

Surveyor

David Mostrom

 

Term Expires: December 31, 2016

45th Circuit Court Judge

Paul Stutesman

Court Website

Term Expires: January 1, 2019

3B District Court Judge

Robert K. Pattison

Court Website

Term Expires: January 1, 2019

3B District Court Judge

Jeffrey C. Middleton

Court Website

Term Expires: January 1, 2015

Probate Court Judge

David C. Tomlinson

Court Website

Term Expires: January 1, 2019

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St. Joseph County

PO Box 189
Centreville, Michigan 49032
(269) 467-5500

Government Information

Location:
Historic Courthouse
125 W. Main St.
Centreville MI, 49032
*Driving Directions

Hours: M-F, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
*Closed on County Holidays

Phone Number: (269) 467-5500
Fax Number: (269) 467-5628
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