Office Hours: Mon-Fri 
 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
 Phone: (906) 387-4535
 Fax:     (906) 387-7047 

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To pay delinquent taxes
use PLC #6470

To pay current Limestone
Summer use PLC #6471

To pay current Grand Island Summer or Winter use PLC #6471

Fee Schedule:

1.15% for debit cards
2.35% for credit cards

 Office Staff

Pamela Johnson

Chief Deputy Treasurer

Darlene Dishong

Deputy Treasurer

Amber Kleeman

Deputy Treasurer
Jamison Taylor


Alger County Treasurer

101 Court Street
Munising, MI. 49862

The county receives money from several sources. The principle source of revenue is an ad valorem property tax. Other income is received from state and federal grants, interest income and various service and license fees. Many of the county's departments collect money in the course of their business. This money is periodically deposited with the treasurer, who is in a sense, the county's banker. Besides revenue items, the treasurer is responsible for large amount of money in various trust and agency funds. These include such classes as circuit court trust, veterans' trust, special drainage districts and county road improvement projects. The Office of the County Treasurer was established by Michigan States Constitution (Article VII, Section 4). The four-year term of office is filled by partisan election. The duties and powers of the County Treasurer are provided by states law and by authorization of the count Board of Commissioners. The two main roles of the treasurer are as the custodian of all county funds and the collector of taxes. Additionally, the treasurer fulfills many other duties.

The office is responsible for accounting of all revenue coming to the county for investments of idle funds, for the securities and monies held in financial institutions; collection of delinquent property taxes; re-conveyance of property; certification of deeds and plat maps and other documents pertaining to tax histories and litigations; also conducts the annual tax sale on behalf of the State Treasury.

Some also serve as Treasurer and/or member of Building Authorities, Parks and Recreation Commissions, Library Boards, Local Development Companies, Economic Commissions, Planning Boards, Deferred Compensation Boards, Drainage Boards, and appointed Administrative Agents for Tax Administration Funds. The functions of this office are dictated by state statutes, under the guidance of the Bureau of Local Government Service Audit Division and the State Treasury Department.

Delinquent Taxes, Forfeiture and Foreclosure
Last day to pay delinquent 2019 taxes to avoid foreclosure:           Thursday March 31, 2022

Show Cause Hearing:  Monday January 17, 2022 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Treasurer's Office
Circuit Court Hearing:  Wednesday February 9, 2022 10:00 a.m.

In order to make a claim, YOU MUST SUBMIT A NOTICE OF INTENTION TO CLAIM INTEREST IN FORECLOSURE SALES PROCEEDS FORM 5743 TO THE ALGER COUNTY TREASURER NO LATER THAN JULY 1, 2021. You can access form 5743 by visiting or by contacting the Alger County Treasurer.

Dog Licenses

All dogs must be licensed annually on or about January 1st. The fees are $5.00 per year for neutered or spayed dogs (proof of neuter/spay must be provided) and $10.00 per year for non-neutered or non-spayed dogs. A valid rabies certificate must be presented.

Distribution locations are as follows:

Alger County Treasurer’s Office
101 Court Street, Munising, MI 49862

Burt Township Office

Everett Street, Grand Marais, MI 49839

Alger County Animal Shelter

H-58, Munising, MI 49839

Kennel License Fees are $10.00 per year for 1 to 10 dogs and $25.00 per year for over 10 dogs. The Alger County Sheriff’s Department will issue the license upon inspection of the kennel. They can be reached by calling 906-387-4444 to schedule the inspection.

If you have any questions regarding the licensing of your dog, please feel free to contact the Alger County Treasurer’s Office at 906-387-4535.

You can make delinquent tax payments online by going to and
using the PLC # 6470, or by sending a check / money order to:

Alger County Treasurer's Office

101 Court Street
Munising,  MI  49862 

We also have a secure drop box located to the left of the main entry door at the Courthouse