Gladwin County Treasurer

The duties and responsibilities of the Treasurer are defined by state law and authorization of the County Board of Commissioners. The Treasurer serves as the custodian of all County funds, signs all checks, collects and disperses all delinquent real property taxes; handles dog licenses and fees. The Treasurer is responsible for accounting of all revenue coming to the county, investment of idle funds, securities and monies held in financial institutions, certification of deeds, plat maps and all other documents pertaining to tax histories and litigations; also prepares for and manages the annual tax sale on behalf of the State Treasury.

County Treasurer

Christy VanTiem

401 West Cedar Avenue
Gladwin, MI 48624

Phone: 989.426.7251
Fax: 989.426.6903

Email Christy

Office Staff

The Treasurer’s office works efficiently because of our staff. Our friendly staff is here to serve the citizens of Gladwin County promptly and courteously.

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

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We accept credit card payments for taxes.

Credit Card Payments

The Office of Gladwin County Treasurer accepts credit card payments for taxes through Graphite Municipalities. This service is available in person or online at

Graphite charges a 2.50% fee ($1.00 minimum) for this service that will be charged to your credit card. Most major credit and debit cards are accepted (Visa, MasterCard, Discover) Graphite notifies us immediately after payment has been made, and the payment will post to your account once it is accepted by the county.

Tax Reverted Land Sale

The sale is held periodically to dispose of lands forfeited for non-payment of taxes. The latest list is available on line at and includes all terms and conditions.

Our K9 Companions need a license too.

Dog License Information

All dogs in Gladwin County must have a current rabies certificate and be licensed. Licenses must be renewed annually. Dog licenses are sold in the Treasurer’s office, at the Animal Shelter, and at participating township and city offices from November 1st until the end of February. As of March 1st tags are available only from the treasurers office, and are delinquent, except for puppies, and subject to the delinquent tag fee. You must present a current rabies certificate to purchase any dog license.

Dog License Fees
Male/Female  |  $20.00
Spay/Neuter  |  $10.00
Delinquent  |  $40.00


When are property taxes billed and are due?

Summer taxes are billed on July 1st and payable without interest by September 14th, except for Gladwin City. Winter taxes are billed on December 1st and payable without interest by February 14th. Current taxes are payable to the township or city treasurer through February 28th.

When do taxes become delinquent?

March 1st current taxes are turned over to the County Treasurer for collection.

When will delinquent notices by mailed?

Delinquent notices are mailed out no later than June 1st by first class mail. They are mailed again no later than September 1st via first class and again in January by certified mail.

When will property be subject to forfeiture?

One year from date of delinquency on March 1st. Title search and fees are applied $340 and interest increased from 1% per month to 1.5% per month, retroactively to date returned delinquent to County Treasurer.

How will pending foreclosure be notified?

June – February 28th a process server will visit each parcel and serve a copy of notice and post it. Notices are printed by publication for 3 consecutive weeks in local newspaper. Taxes that are subject to foreclosure must be paid in full with cash or money order before March 31st to avoid foreclosure.

When and where are board of reviews (BOR) conducted?

Board of reviews are conducted twice per year at the local level, in July and December. Contact your township assessor for exact details.

Why would I need to contact my assessor?

You may contact your township assessor with questions regarding Homeowner’s Principal Residence Exemption, Taxable Value, Hardship Exemptions, Veteran’s Exemptions, and all Board of Review questions.

Gladwin County Land Bank Authority

Land Bank Meeting Information

All meetings are held at 8:45am in the Gladwin County Commissioners Chambers.

January 20, 2021

March 17, 2021

May 19, 2021

July 21, 2021

September 15, 2021

November 17, 2021

Land Bank Board Members

Christy VanTiem – Chairperson

Bob Balzer

Heath Kaplan

Teresa Newman

Justin Schneider

Christopher Shannon

Rick Grove

Properties for Sale

Current Land Bank owned properties

Updated 3/24/2021

Important information on Land Bank properties


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Application for Land Bank Purchase


To submit your application and copy of driver’s license:

Fax to:  989-426-6903

Email to:

Lakeview Dr project

Tonkin St project

Cayuga St project

Antler St project

Article on completed home



LuAnn Domako


Sharon Krahner


Len Pytlak
989.435.4037, Ext. 3


For Summer 2020 tax information, please contact the Gladwin County Treasurer at 989.426.7251.

For Winter 2020 tax information, please contact the Bourret Township Treasurer.

Ruth Fournier


Elizabeth Looker


Nancy Green
989.426.4351, Ext. 5


Carolyn Ochab


Jodie Klamer

Gladwin Township Credit Card Payments


Linda Lyons



Melody Hill


Diane Kludt


Janet Smith


Kathie Hart


Jean Jurgenson


Judy Wyse

Beaverton City

Shannon Sirpilla

Gladwin City

Angela Bigham
989.426.9231, ext. 13



2021 Taxes are billed the first week of July and the first week of December.

March 1, 2021

2020 Summer and Winter taxes are now delinquent and payable to Gladwin County Treasurer. Please call for current payoff.

March 1, 2021

2019 taxes are now in forfeiture and can be redeemed if paid in full by March 31, 2022.

March 31, 2021

Clear title passes to Gladwin County Treasurer for unpaid 2018 taxes. FORECLOSURE IS FINAL!