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Clerk/Register Of Deeds
Fred Miller
120 N Main, Mount Clemens, MI 48043
(586) 469-5120

The Macomb County Clerk’s Office: A Legacy of Great Service

 

The Macomb County Clerk’s Office has a long history of great customer service and national recognition, led by legendary Clerks such as Carmella Sabaugh and Edna Miller.

 

Carmella Sabaugh served as County Clerk & Register of Deeds for 24 years after being elected to the post in 1992. Carmella’s legacy was a whopping 65 National Association of Counties (NACo) Awards and many technological break-throughs such as electronic filing, digital vital records, computerized scanning, and on-line searches and applications. 

 

Edna Miller served as County Clerk for 28 years after first being elected in 1964. Edna campaigned for the position after the sudden death of her husband, Arthur J. Miller, who served as County Clerk after his 1960 election. Edna was elected the first woman County Clerk in Macomb County and also introduced many modern services to the office, such as computerized election results.

 

Laying the groundwork for the modern day Clerk’s Office were Arthur J. Miller (1961-64), Albert A. Wagner (1953-60), A.H. Jim Hofstetter (1949-52) and Guy L. Brown (1941-48).

Macomb County Clerk & Register of Deeds

NACo Awards Since 1993

  • 2016 - "Uber rides for jurors"

  • 2016 - "Text messages to jurors"

  • 2016 - "Paying jurors in cash"

  • 2016 - "Parcel ID verification improving land records search accuracy"

  • 2016 - "Online CPL applications"

  • 2016 - "Kiosk queuing system"

  • 2015 - " 'Vote-bot' increases voter registration"

  • 2015 - "Jury room more efficient with self-service kiosks"

  • 2015 - "Electronic election text and email reminders"

  • 2015 - "Streamlined payment processing saves time for staff and improves customer service"

  • 2015 - "Online marriage application system eases process"

  • 2015 - "Real estate protected with automatic fraud alert"

  • 2013 - "Evening hours improve customer service"

  • 2013 - "Veteran photo ID cards allows vets to get discounts"

  • 2013 - "E-vital records system converts paper to images"

  • 2013 - "County offices consolidate services and offer them on the road"

  • 2013 - "History preserved online, historical election results now available"

  • 2012 - "Automated circuit court sentence scheduling system saves staff time, increases efficiency

  • 2012 - "Jury staff updates jurors anytime, anywhere with Google Docs

  • 2012 - "Circuit court progress duty tracking dashboard promotes accountability"

  • 2012 - "Register of Deeds e-mail alert system allows early detection of fraud"

  • 2012 - "Real-time board minutes allow immediate access to information in county government"

  • 2012 - "Register of Deeds Super Index protects property rights and reduces fraud in real estate"

  • 2012 - "County consolidates services with state to offer one-stop shopping"

  • 2012 - "Online mortgage redemption service helps homeowners avoid foreclosure and save money"

  • 2012 - "Electronic court dispositions speed paperwork to jail"

  • 2012 - "FastPass system allows customers to avoid waiting in line"

  • 2011 - "Concealed Pistol Licenses Created More Efficiently, Risk of Fraud Reduced"

  • 2011 - "Electronic Campaign Finance System Promotes Disclosure and Accountability"

  • 2011 - "Electronic Entry Book Prevents Fraud as Single Scan Speeds Process"

  • 2011 - "Google Checkout Reduces Cost and Transaction Time for Customers"

  • 2011 - "History Preserved Online, County Commission Minutes Now Accessible"

  • 2011 - "Increased Access to 'How-to' Videos with Youtube Channel"

  • 2010 - "Jurors Waiting to be Called for Trial are Given Pagers, Boosting the Local Economy"

  • 2010 - "Linking Septic Data to Land Data Improves Inspections"

  • 2010 - "Google Premiere Implementation Improves Operations for Clerk’s Office"

  • 2010 - "Program Helps Veterans’ Survivors Receive Benefits"

  • 2009 - "Register of Deeds Electronic Entry Book Fights Fraud"

  • 2009 - "Web Videos Improve Customer Service"

  • 2008 - "Clerk/Register of Deeds Services Provided at Local Libraries -- Mobile Office Convenient for Public"

  • 2008 - "Concealed Pistol License System Allows Applicants to Track Status Online"

  • 2008 - "Nine Day Work Schedule Improves Customer Service, Helps County Employees"

  • 2008 - "Online Absentee Ballot Tracking Promotes Voting, Equal Opportunity, Accountability"

  • 2008 - "Questions Answered in Clerk's Online Chatroom"

  • 2007 - "Internet Campaign Finance Reports Promote Public Disclosure, Improve Compliance"

  • 2007 - "Student Election Inspectors Learn and Earn with Optical Scan Voting"

  • 2007 - "Birth Certificate Verification Via Internet Reduces SSA Paperwork, Thwarts Terrorism"

  • 2006 - "Countywide Library Materials Personally Delivered to Jurors Via Internet Request"

  • 2005 - "County Sponsors Vital Records Informational Seminar"

  • 2005 - "Jury Room Uses Bar Codes"

  • 2005 - "County Puts Circuit Court Cast Index and Docket Entries on Internet"

  • 2005 - "County Offers Free SMART Bus Rides to Jurors"

  • 2000 - "Campaign Finance Workshops"

  • 1999 - "PPO Assistance Center Aids Public in Filing Court Papers"

  • 1997 - "Election Results on the Internet"

  • 1996 - "Register of Deeds Debuts Office of the Future"

  • 1996 - "Computer Selection of Judges Protects Court Integrity"

  • 1996 - "Improved Counter Service for Circuit Court Customers"

  • 1995 - "Election Night Hot-Line"

  • 1994 - "County Clerk's Annual Report"

  • 1994 - "1993 Macomb County Directory"

  • 1994 - "Customer Service Area Renovation"

  • 1994 - "Clerk's Office Services Brochure"

  • 1994 - "Cross-Training of Vital Records Employees"

  • 1993 - "Military Records and Documentation for the Genealogical Researcher"