Does the County have a AAA bond rating?

Yes. The County’s bond rating was evaluated in early 2024, and the County maintains its AAA bond rating.

The County is in excellent financial health, with over $200 million in assets. The annual budget is over $260 million, much of which is spent on things like the Sheriff’s Department, Public Safety, Community Mental Health, etc.

Ottawa County had a clean audit for FY2023, with no budgetary overages.

The Board of Commissioners adopted a budget for FY2024 with the smallest increase in five years, at 3.59%.