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Friday, March 27, 2020

Coronavirus (Covid 19)

Following the announcement of the state’s first presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are providing recommendations designed to help prevent the spread of the virus.

These recommendations apply at the individual, organizational, and community levels. They apply to businesses, workplaces, schools, community organizations, health care institutions, and individuals of all ages, backgrounds, and health profiles; everyone has an important role to play.

Please take a moment to review the Interim Recommendations to Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19 (March 11, 2020). Information about this outbreak is changing rapidly. You can stay informed by regularly visiting Michigan.gov/Coronavirus and CDC.gov/Coronavirus.

Free Virtual Screening

Free virtual screening over the phone: Anyone in Michigan that is having COVID-19 symptoms such as fever and cough with or without difficulty breathing can schedule a free virtual screening by calling (616) 391-2380. If you or someone else is having severe or life-threatening symptoms,  call 911 immediately.

More Information

All Executive Orders

Berrien County Health Department Updated Covid-19 Case Counts

Executive Order 2020-21

FAQ Executive Order 2020-21 

Michigan's Covid-19 Volunteer Website

Steps To Prevent The Spread Of Covid-19 If You Are Sick

Summary Of The Stay Home, Stay Safe Order


Thursday, March 26, 2020

Trash Pick Up Guidelines

Due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) threat, beginning Monday, March 30, 2020, Able Disposal will no longer be picking up items and bags of trash that are not placed inside a trash can to protect the health of their employees.

During this time, if you have more trash than what will fit in your trash can, they will empty an extra can.   The extra can does not need to be an Able Disposal or Republic Services can.  You may use other types of cans similar to what can be purchased at a hardware store.

If you do put an additional can out, please leave a little extra space between the two cans as Able Disposal will try to empty all cans with the arm of the truck so that the employees don't have to handle them.  If they can't pick it up with the arm, they will manually empty the can.

Once the coronavirus threat has subsided, they will no longer pick up the other type of cans.

Construction Guidelines

In accordance with Executive Order 2020-21, the Attorney General and Prosecuting Attorney of Berrien County have informed the Village of Grand Beach that no residential construction by outside contractors is allowed at this time unless it is an emergency repair.  

Read Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer's Executive Order 2020-21 here.


Monday, March 23, 2020

On Monday, March 23, Michigan Governor Whitmer instituted Executive Order No. 2020-21 which states that to suppress the spread of COVID-19, to prevent the state’s health care system from being overwhelmed, to allow time for the production of critical test kits, ventilators, and personal protective equipment, and to avoid needless deaths, it is reasonable and necessary to direct residents to remain at home or in their place of residence to the maximum extent feasible. This order takes effect on March 24, 2020 at 12:01 am, and continues through April 13, 2020 at 11:59 pm.

The Village Hall will be closed from March 24, 2020 through April 13, 2020.

If you have an urgent need, please call (269) 469-3141 and leave a message and your call will be returned.

Police services will continue as usual.

Click here to review Governor Whitmer's Executive Orders.

Click here for a summary of the Stay Home, Stay Safe order.

Friday, March 13, 2020

In order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), the Village Hall will be closed to the public beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice.

Staff will be in the office during regular office hours and available to speak to you by telephone at (269) 469-3141 or respond to you by email.

Utility and golf cart payments can be mailed to the Village of Grand Beach, 48200 Perkins Blvd., Grand Beach, MI 49117 or placed in the locked drop box outside the Clerk's office next to the bulletin board.

Building and electrical permit applications and forms are available online and can be printed, filled out and dropped off in the drop box with required documentation and payment. To ensure that you submit the required paperwork and fees, please contact the office at (269) 469-3141 before dropping everything off.

Thank you for your understanding.

Mary Robertson, Clerk-Treasurer