Downtown Bathroom Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
The City held a "toilet paper cutting ceremony" Friday, June 7 at the Summer Open House for the recently renovated downtown bathrooms. From L-R- City Manager Rob Straebel, Parks and Recreation Director Kendall Klingelsmith, general contractor Bob Jess-Freshwater Charch, Mayor John Murphy, Downtown Director Becky Goodman, DMB Chairperson Reg Smith, and project architect Ric Neumann. The project was a collaboration between the Downtown Management Board and the City of Petoskey using a $150,000 Land and Water Conservation grant. The facilities include a family bathroom, upgraded recycling area, and more men's and women's bathroom fixtures.