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About Macomb County
 

 

Macomb County has been recognized with many Achievement Awards – the most in the state - from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents. “Our goal is always to run Macomb County government as efficiently as possible and receiving these awards demonstrates we are doing so effectively,” said Macomb County Executive Mark A. Hackel. 

Arts and Historic Preservation

Year County Program Title
2011 Macomb County, MI History preserved online, County Commission minutes now accessible from 1924 - present
2013 Macomb County, MI History preserved online, historical election results now available

Children and Youth

Year County Program Title
2009 Macomb County, MI 4-H Peer Mentoring and Service Learning Project
2007 Macomb County, MI Proud Equestrian

Civics Education and Public Information

Year County Program Title
2015 Macomb County, MI “Vote-bot” increases voter registration
2011 Macomb County, MI Electronic Campaign Finance System Promotes Disclosure and Accountability
2015 Macomb County, MI Electronic Election Text and Email Reminders Keep Citizens Informed of Election Dates and Campaign Finance Deadlines
2016 Macomb County, MI Environment Presentations offered by Macomb County Public Works Office, “Water and the Urban Environment”
2011 Macomb County, MI Increased access to “How-to” videos with Youtube channel
2012 Macomb County, MI Online mortgage redemption service helps homeowners avoid foreclosure and save money
2008 Macomb County, MI Pandemic Planning for Senior Focused Services
2012 Macomb County, MI Real-time board minutes allow immediate access to information in county government
2009 Macomb County, MI Senior Drug Awareness
2007 Macomb County, MI Student Election Inspectors Learn and Earn with Optical Scan Voting
2012 Macomb County, MI Taking the Mystery out of Retirement
2009 Macomb County, MI Web Videos Improve Customer Service

Community and Economic Development

Year County Program Title
2012 Macomb County, MI Business Incubator Launched in Collaboration with Local City and University
2015 Macomb County, MI Coordinated Effort Introduces a New Generation to Careers in Manufacturing
2008 Macomb County, MI Foreclosure Solutions
2014 Macomb County, MI Integrated Marketing Campaign Builds Resident Pride/Attracts Newcomers
2016 Macomb County, MI Land records search accuracy improved, risk of fraud reduced, with Parcel ID number verification
2010 Macomb County, MI Senior Fun Festival
2008 Macomb County, MI Urban Farmers Market Thrives with County Support

County Administration and Management

Year County Program Title
2012 Macomb County, MI County consolidates services with state to offer one-stop shopping
2013 Macomb County, MI County offices consolidate services and offer them on the road
2013 Macomb County, MI Evening hours improve customer service
2013 Macomb County, MI E-vital records system converts paper to images
2012 Macomb County, MI FastPass system allows customers to avoid waiting in line
2014 Macomb County, MI Technology Expedites Dog Licensing
2013 Macomb County, MI Veteran photo ID cards allows vets to get discounts

County Personnel Management, Employee Training, and Employee Benefits

Year County Program Title
2008 Macomb County, MI Nine Day Work Schedule Improves Customer Service, Helps County Employees

Court Administration and Management

Year County Program Title
2012 Macomb County, MI Automated circuit court sentence scheduling system saves staff time, increases efficiency
2012 Macomb County, MI Circuit court progress duty tracking dashboard promotes accountability
2012 Macomb County, MI Electronic court dispositions speed paperwork to jail
2013 Macomb County, MI First Business Court in Michigan
2011 Macomb County, MI Google Checkout reduces cost and transaction time for customers
2015 Macomb County, MI Jury room more efficient with self-service kiosks
2007 Macomb County, MI The Collection Improvement Initiative

Criminal Justice and Public Safety

Year County Program Title
2013 Macomb County, MI Community Corrections Pretrial Services
2011 Macomb County, MI Concealed pistol licenses created more efficiently, risk of fraud reduced
2010 Macomb County, MI Jurors Waiting to be Called for Trial are Given Pagers; Boosting the Local Economy
2007 Macomb County, MI Next Steps Program
2015 Macomb County, MI Real Estate Protected with Electronic Fraud Alert, Similar to Google News Alert
2007 Macomb County, MI Senior Crime Victim Liaison
2007 Macomb County, MI Volunteer Internet Investigators

Emergency Management and Response

Year County Program Title
2016 Macomb County, MI Business Preparedness Conference
2014 Macomb County, MI Multi-Agency Partnership Yields Greater Benefits for Deserving Veterans
2014 Macomb County, MI Under Fire: Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Environmental Protection and Energy

Year County Program Title
2007 Macomb County, MI Imagine the Possibilities Recycling Contest
2008 Macomb County, MI Improving Stormwater Quality Through Cooperation, Innovation & Education
2010 Macomb County, MI Linking Septic Data to Land Data Improves Inspections

Fiscal Management

Year County Program Title
2016 Macomb County, MI Juror ATM-style kiosks pay jurors in cash
2008 Macomb County, MI Reducing Meal Packaging Costs
2015 Macomb County, MI Streamlined Payment Processing Saves Time for Staff and Improves Customer Service

Health

Year County Program Title
2015 Macomb County, MI Child Passenger Safety Partnership in Ethnic Communities
2007 Macomb County, MI Dental Discount Program
2007 Macomb County, MI Facility Dye Testing Program
2007 Macomb County, MI Family Safe and Environmentally Responsible Medication Disposal
2016 Macomb County, MI Family Support Group for Children’s Special Health Care Services
2010 Macomb County, MI Live Life Healthy After Age 60 Seminar
2007 Macomb County, MI Medication Assistance through Prescription Resource Network
2014 Macomb County, MI Mobile Technology Streamlines Food Service Inspections
2008 Macomb County, MI Suicide Prevention Strategies

Human Services

Year County Program Title
2007 Macomb County, MI Creating a Community Connection Day to Coincide with the Homeless Point in Time Count
2010 Macomb County, MI Happy Birthday 65!
2012 Macomb County, MI Increasing Participation in the Liquid Meal Program
2007 Macomb County, MI Legal Assistance Program, Department of Senior Citizen Services
2010 Macomb County, MI Program Helps Veterans' Survivors Receive Benefits
2007 Macomb County, MI Project Phoenix
2016 Macomb County, MI Reconfiguring Mothballed Urban Schools as Family Resource Centers
2014 Macomb County, MI Veteran's VetraSpec Project

Information Technology

Year County Program Title
2016 Macomb County, MI Advancing Health Communications
2007 Macomb County, MI Birth Certificates Verification Via Internet Reduces SSA Paperwork, Thwarts Terrorism
2008 Macomb County, MI Concealed Pistol License System Allows Applicants to Track Status Online
2016 Macomb County, MI Electronic Commerce
2011 Macomb County, MI Electronic entry book prevents fraud as single scan speeds process
2016 Macomb County, MI Family Planning and Macomb McLaren Bi-directional Lab Interface
2015 Macomb County, MI Fleet Maintenance Consolidation
2010 Macomb County, MI Google Premiere Implementation Improves Operations for Clerk's Office
2016 Macomb County, MI Health Immunization Waiver Imaging and Integration
2016 Macomb County, MI Immunization Improvements using the HL7 Interface to the State’s Registry
2007 Macomb County, MI Internet Campaign Finance Reports Promote Public Disclosure, Improve Compliance
2016 Macomb County, MI ITI Re-Write
2015 Macomb County, MI Jail Inmate Locator
2016 Macomb County, MI Jury Clerk communicates electronically with jurors to improve juror yield
2012 Macomb County, MI Jury staff updates jurors anytime, anywhere with Google Docs
2016 Macomb County, MI Kiosk system improves customer service
2016 Macomb County, MI MCIR Health Level Seven (HL7) Interface
2008 Macomb County, MI Online Absentee Ballot Tracking Promotes Voting, Equal Opportunity Accountability
2016 Macomb County, MI Online concealed pistol license application system eases application process
2015 Macomb County, MI Online Marriage Application System Eases License Application Process
2015 Macomb County, MI Project Management Office
2008 Macomb County, MI Questions Answered in Clerk's Online Chatroom
2009 Macomb County, MI Register of Deeds Electronic Entry book
2012 Macomb County, MI Register of Deeds e-mail alert system allows early detection of fraud
2012 Macomb County, MI Register of Deeds Super Index protects property rights and reduces fraud in real estate
2014 Macomb County, MI Server Consolidation Reduces Cost Associated with Ownership
2016 Macomb County, MI Video Remote Interpretation
2016 Macomb County, MI Waste Water Web Site
2015 Macomb County, MI Website Conversion Project

Libraries

Year County Program Title
2008 Macomb County, MI Clerk/Register of Deeds Services Provided at Local Libraries Mobile Office Convenient for Public

Transportation

Year County Program Title
2016 Macomb County, MI Court and Uber partner to provide jurors with free ride to jury duty at no cost to county budget
2012 Macomb County, MI Improved Efficiencies in Transportation through use of GPS

Volunteers

Year County Program Title
2014 Macomb County, MI Volunteer Medical Reserve Corp Ready to Serve in a Health Emergency
2015 Macomb County, MI Youth Emergency Preparedness Outreach Initiative