Mission Statement
The Grand Traverse County Team is committed to providing responsive, effective, quality service to our community.

Vision Statement
The Grand Traverse County Board of Commissioners envisions a community that preserves the beautiful and healthy environment making Grand Traverse County a desirable community in which to live. A community where the safety of its community is of utmost concern and who focuses on the well-being of all its people.

The Board of Commissioners envisions a county government that collaborates with other units of government on common issues for the benefit of the community and its individuals. A county that encourages risk taking and innovation to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of our services and to better serve our constituents. A county where all our customers have ready and easy access to all government services and that emphasizes fiscal responsibility in its planning for today and the future.