Petoskey News

Sep 19,2019

Council Discusses CIP 2020-2025

Meeting in regular session, Monday, September 16, 2019 City Council heard a presentation and discussed the City's proposed 2020-2025 Capital Improvement Plan.

Sep 19,2019

DMB Approves 2020 Budget

Meeting in regular session, Tuesday, September 17, 2019 the Downtown Management Board approved the 2020 Downtown Programs and Services and Parking Fund budgets.

Sep 13,2019

Hydrant Flushing Information

Department of Public Works crews have begun fire hydrant flushing 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.

Sep 06,2019

City Seeks Master Planning Public Involvement

Petoskey community launches "Livable Petoskey."  Preservation of natural resources, efforts to build the local economy, and management of climate variability impacts are all necessary to continue our region’s high quality of life.  As part of the master plan update process, these issues will be discussed.

Aug 26,2019

Seeking Input on Lake Street Dam Alternatives

The City and partners working on the Lake Street Dam project are seeking public input on engineering alternatives for the dam.  The goal of the project is to conduct an engineering alternatives study for the dam that will consider the ecological impacts to the River and the Bay under the following scenarios: complete dam removal, partial dam removal, modification of the dam and no action.

Please click here to take the survey.

Aug 20,2019

Seeking Public Input on Proposed CIP 2020-2025

The proposed 2020 - 2025 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for the City of Petoskey was reviewed by City Council on September 16, 2019 with possible approval at the October 7, 2019 Council meeting. This document serves as an instrument to identify needs and financing sources for public infrastructure improvements. It also informs city residents how the City plans to address significant capital needs over the next six years.

Aug 02,2019

Possible Medical Marijuana Provisioning Facility Locations

City Council will conduct second readings on two ordinances October 7, 2019 concerning zoning and licensing for Medical Marijuana Provisioning Facilities.  Areas shaded in blue on the draft map would allow Medical Marijuana Provisioning Facilities subject to zoning and licensing ordinance provisions including a 500-foot buffer between facilities, 1,000-foot buffer from K-12 schools and no more than 3 provisioning centers City-wide.  The draft map is not to scale and is for discussion purposes only until ordinances are adopted by City Council.

Jun 20,2019

City Approves 100% Renewable Energy by 2035

City Council recently adopted a resolution approving a vision of 100% renewable energy powering the City's electric needs by 2035. The City of Petoskey has adopted the 2014 Petoskey Master Plan that addresses environmental, economic and social goals pertaining to long-term sustainability and resiliency within the community. The Master Plan also encourages the City to work with the Michigan Public Power Agency (MPPA) and other jurisdictions to develop and utilize alternative, renewable energy resources. City Council adopted the 2018 Action Plan with Goal Five to Develop and Promote Community Sustainability Measures by conserving energy and promoting energy efficiencies and the use of clean and renewable energy.  Addressing energy use and climate change with renewable energy goals provides an opportunity for the City to move towards greater community sustainability and resiliency.

Mar 15,2019

US-31 Construction Detour Updates

Contractors for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will resume paving on US-31 in Petoskey the week of September 16.  The Lewis Street intersection will be closed to traffic.

Beginning Wednesday, September 18, paving will resume on the western lanes of US-31 and will take about a week to complete. During that time, Lewis Street and the parking lot will still be open to local traffic, but Lewis Street will not be open at US-31. This work and the schedule are weather-dependent. One lane of US-31 will remain open in each direction during this paving work. Access to driveways and intersections will be accommodated at all times.

Apr 19,2018

Voluntary Renewable Energy Program

You can contribute to making our community a greener place by choosing to have a portion, or all of your electricity generated by renewable sources. The City of Petoskey is now offering a Voluntary Renewable Energy Program for all electric customers to help create a better future for Petoskey!