Gladwin County
401 W. Cedar Avenue
Gladwin, MI 48624


County Clerk
Laura Brandon-Maveal
401 W. Cedar Avenue
Gladwin, MI  48624
(989) 426-7351
(989) 426-6917 Fax
Hours: M - F 8:30 - 4:30

Office Staff
Each member of our friendly staff has a primary function as well as backing up all of the other sraff members> We are fortunate to have only competent and friendly people to server the many duties of the Clerk's Office.

Quick Access Phone Extensions
EXT #1 Circuit Court and Jury Questions - Constance
EXT# 2 Circuit Court - Nicole
EXT #3 Vital Records, Assumed Names, Concealed Weapons - Julie
EXT #4 Accounting & Human Resources - Lisa
EXT #6 County Clerk- Laura Brandon-Maveal, Elections, Payroll & General Questions.
EXT #7 Cheryl - Filings & Counter Services

Duties and Responsibilities

 The duties of the Clerk are prescribed by the State Statute and include: Clerk of the 55th Circuit Court including Family Court, Clerk to the Board of Commissioners, Clerk to the Jury Commission, Clerk of the Concealed Weapons Board, Keeper of the Circuit Court Seal, Clerk to the Board of Canvassers, Clerk and member of the County Plat Board, member of the County Apportionment Commission, member of the County Election Commission, Registrar of Vital Statistics and Chief Election Official of the County.

 Additional responsibilities of the Gladwin County Clerk include health insurance administration, flexible spending administration, County Freedom of Information (FOIA) Official, and COBRA compliance administration. The County Clerk also acts as the Public Information Official (PIO) for County Emergency Management Operations. 

Other major functions of the Clerk's office are Bi-weekly payroll, personnel records maintenance and accounts payable.


The County Clerk is the chief elections official of the county and provides training, assistance, technical and logistical support to local clerks. Additionally, the County Clerk is responsible for oversight of the election process to insure fair, free elections and compliance with all election laws and regulations. On election day this office tabulates election results and submits them to the state.

Information about elections in Gladwin County is available from the main menu at left. Another useful source of information and details is the Michigan Votes web site maintained by the State of Michigan.

November Election Documents

A listing of candidates for the August 2016 Elections is available here: August 2016 Ballot Proofs

August Election Results

County Board of Commissioners Minutes

One responsibility of the County Clerk is to maintain the official minutes of the meetings of the County Board of Commissioners. Meeting minutes become official once they have been approved by the majority vote of the Commissioners at the subsequent meeting. These minutes will be available on the county web site beginning with the minutes of the October 24, 2006 meeting. The minutes are posted in Adobe Acrobat format, and require the free Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to access them. - Get minutes here.