The Sanilac County Clerk’s Office is one of the busier departments in County government and according to Clerk Denise McGuire, 2019 was no exception. McGurie gave her annual report to the Board of Commissioners earlier this week, saying her department handled 673 new cases in the Court system, including 113 criminal cases. The number of new court cases in 2019 was the lowest it has been in a six-year period including a high mark of 869 cases in 2016. Concealed Weapons Permits were down to 684, nearly 150 less that in 2018 when there were 832 permits issued. The County Clerk’s Office receipted just over $486,000 dollars in 2019 with $270,000 of that for Mandated by Statute or Court Order and another $145,000 for the General Fund.