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October 22, 2021Meeting in regular session, Monday, October 18, 2021, City Council conducted a public hearing to receive comments concerning programs and services as proposed by the City's Downtown Management Board for 2022 and recommended for financing by use of the special-assessment method at a 2% rate increase compared to the 2021 formula.
October 18, 2021The Public Safety Department has scheduled the annual Halloween trick-or-treat time for 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M., Sunday, October 31. East Mitchell Street will be closed from Kalamazoo Avenue to Waukazoo Avenue. Public Safety personnel will provide additional patrols during this period.Downtown trick-or-treat at downtown merchants is scheduled for 10:00 A.M. to noon, Saturday, October 30.
October 07, 2021Leaf Pick-UpThe City will be performing their annual leaf pickup on the following dates:
WARD 2 – Monday, November 1, 2021
WARD 3 – Thursday, November 4, 2021
WARD 4 – Monday, November 8, 2021
WARD 1 – Thursday, November 11, 2021
Leaves should be placed PRIOR to the scheduled pickup date in your ward. Loose leaves should be piled in the gutter on streets with curbs and gutters or on the shoulder of streets without curbs. Leaves bagged in biodegradable bags only should be placed behind the curb on the green lawn. The pickup of brush is performed by a different crew, following a different schedule. Brush must be piled separately from leaves. Please do not pile anything on top of the leaves.
The leaf pickup crew will only pick up from the street once. Leaves placed out after the crew has passed may not be picked up. The City will be composting all leaves being picked up. The removal of non-compostable items such as plastics, cement, and stone will help minimize composting costs.
Questions regarding the leaf pickup may be addressed to the Department of Public Works office by contacting 231-347-2500.
October 05, 2021Meeting in special session, Wednesday, October 6, 2021, City Council adopted a resolution approving a Separation Agreement with Rob Straebel and appointed Al Terry as Interim City Manager.
October 01, 2021City of Petoskey voters will be voting for the Office of Mayor, voting on a proposal to amend the City Charter to change the term periods of Mayor and Councilmembers and also voting on the millage proposal for Bay Bluffs Medical Care Facility. Additionally, voters in Ward 1 and Ward 3 will be voting on a Councilmember.
September 16, 2021Department of Public Works crews will begin fire hydrant flushing September 15 and maintenance procedures at various locations throughout the City. Flushing will be accomplished only during daylight hours. Please look for posted signs for hydrant flushing in your area.
August 03, 2021Grow Solar Little Traverse is an Education and Group Purchasing Program for Residential and Other Small-Scale Solar. Offered by Michigan Interfaith Power & Light, the Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities. and the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, homeowners, business owners, and farm owners throughout the Little Traverse Bay area in Michigan, may participate in this program to pool their buying power and secure significant discounts that make installing solar more affordable for your home or property.
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