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Job application: road crew/CDL drivers/Mechanics

Please click here to download a copy of our job application.  Completed forms can be emailed to, mailed, or dropped off in person at our Suttons Bay office during regular business hours 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Note to applicants who have Adobe Acrobat Pro loaded on your PC: save a copy of the blank application to your desktop first before filling it out; otherwise the information loaded to the file could be lost.


Leelanau County Road Commission - Suttons Bay, MI

Full-time, year-round position for a Mechanic.  Position requires CDL-A license and medical card.  If you have a a CDL but no the desired experience, we are willing to train the right individual.  However, the ideal candidate would have experience with repair and maintenance of heavy equipment and heavy duty trucks customary to a road commission operation.  Positions require a high school diploma/GED, along with a positive attitude.  EEO/ADA.

Current rate of pay is $19.15 per hour, along with a full benefits package including medical, retirement, etc.

Applicants must apply using the job application form available at our office and on our website at:

Current office hours are 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday, Phone 231-271-3993. Return the completed application to the Leelanau County Road Commission:


Fax:  (231) 271-5612

Delivery or Mail:  10550 E. Eckerle Road, Suttons Bay, MI  49682

Dan Wagner, Managing Director


The Leelanau County Road Commission typically meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month.  Meetings are at 1:00 pm and public comments are accepted at the beginning and end of every regular meeting. Members of the public are always welcome and encouraged to attend.  Follow this link for a list of 2017 meeting dates.

To meet with the Leelanau County Road Commission Board, please call Joe Nedow, Finance Manager and Secretary to the Board at 231-271-3993, Ext. 223 to schedule an appointment.  If you’d prefer to attend a regular meeting commission to offer your comments, there is a public comment session at the beginning and end of every meeting.  To present handouts or other printed material for board review, please submit them to the secretary prior to the meeting for inclusion in board member packets.

Fall, Winter and Spring Hours:

7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from mid-August through early May.

Summer hours:

6:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday, closed Fridays starting May 1st through mid-August.


The Leelanau County Road Commission office will be closed for the following holidays:   

                   Monday, December 25, 2017 - Christmas Day

                   Monday, January 1, 2018 - New Year's Day

Mailbox Maintenance: what you need to know.......

Click here to view "Mailbox Maintenance" page.

Road Mileage Certification Maps by Township - as of 2016

These maps certify roads which are under the jurisdiction of the Leelanau County Road Commission, the length of each road, and the fact that these roads are normally open to automobile traffic May through October. 

The maps are organized by township and are presented in PDF file format.

-Bingham Township

-Centerville Township

-Cleveland Township

-Elmwood Township

-Empire Township

-Glen Arbor Township

-Kasson Township

-Leelanau Township

-Leland Township

-Solon Township

-Suttons Bay Township

-Urban: Bingham

-Urban: Elmwood

McNitt Act Historical Records........

To view scans of our historical records of various township roads turned over to the Road Commission by year, please click on the links below: (as some of these files are rather large, it may take several minutes to download the file......)

-1931 Book one

-1931 Book two




-1936 Book one

-1936 Book two

-1937 Book one

-1937 Book two