Petoskey News

Aug 20,2019

Proposed CIP 2020-2025 Issued

The proposed 2020 - 2025 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for the City of Petoskey will be reviewed by the City Council at their Monday, September 16, 2019 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 09,2019

Residential Rubbish Collection Program

The City's Weekly Residential Rubbish-Collection Program will consist of a spring and fall collection period. Spring collection will be for a period of two weeks which will occur the last two weeks in May. Fall collection will be for a period of two weeks in late August and early September. This four-week-long program will provide collection services to City residents located West of Howard Street on Tuesdays and to residents East of Howard Street on Wednesdays.

Weekly, residential, rubbish-drop-off-program services again will be provided by the City of Petoskey Department of Public Works crews within the Bay Harbor portion of the City. This four-weekend-long program will provide rubbish drop-off services during a two weekend period in the spring and a two weekend period in the fall. Drop off sites will be available at the southeast and southwest ends of Bay Harbor.

Click Here to view details on the 2019 Weekly Rubbish-Collection Program

Aug 08,2019

Master Plan Public Forum Scheduled for September 5

Residents are encouraged to join local leaders on Thursday, September 5, 2019, from 6:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M., at North Central Michigan College Library Conference Room for a "resilient community conversation," the official kickoff of the public engagement portion of this community planning process.  

Aug 02,2019

Possible Medical Marijuana Provisioning Facility Locations

City Council will discuss ordinances on August 5 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 and limited number of facilities as determined by City Council.  The draft map is not to scale and is for discussion purposes only until ordinances are adopted by City Council.

Aug 02,2019

Lake Street Dam Public Meetings Scheduled

The initial kick-off meeting to explore alternative designs for the Lake Street Dam is scheduled for August 21. Public meetings to educate the public and solicit input on the project will occur at City Hall with both a 3:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. session.

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.

Jun 06,2019

New Firework Regulations

City Council adopted Ordinance 771 on June 3, 2019 amending Chapter 10 Fire Prevention and Control concerning fireworks in the City.  The change in ordinance is based on the change in State law.  The ordinance takes effect June 18, 2019.

Mar 15,2019

US-31 Construction Detour Updates

US-31 traffic in Petoskey, which has been using the lakeside lanes of the highway, will switch to the newly completed lanes next week (week of July 22) as contractors prepare to reconstruct the remaining lanes. One lane of US-31 will remain open in each direction, but traffic is tentatively expected to begin using the newly paved lanes on Tuesday, July 23 weather permitting.

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!

The initial kick-off meeting to explore alternative designs for the Lake Street Dam is scheduled for August 21. Public meetings to educate the public and solicit input on the project will occur at City Hall with both a 3:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. session.

Residents are encouraged to join local leaders on Thursday, September 5, 2019, from 6:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M., at North Central Michigan College Library Conference Room for a "resilient community conversation," the offical kickoff of the public engagement portion of this community planning process.  

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Residential Rubbish Collection Program

The City's Weekly Residential Rubbish-Collection Program will consist of a spring and fall collection period. Spring collection will be for a period of two weeks which will occur the last two weeks in May. Fall collection will be for a period of two weeks in late August and early September. This four-week-long program will provide collection services to City residents located West of Howard Street on Tuesdays and to residents East of Howard Street on Wednesdays.

Weekly, residential, rubbish-drop-off-program services again will be provided by the City of Petoskey Department of Public Works crews within the Bay Harbor portion of the City. This four-weekend-long program will provide rubbish drop-off services during a two weekend period in the spring and a two weekend period in the fall. Drop off sites will be available at the southeast and southwest ends of Bay Harbor.

Click Here to view details on the 2019 Weekly Rubbish-Collection Program