Petoskey News

Sep 11,2018

Capital Improvement Plan 2019-2024

Pursuant to the Planning Enabling Act, City staff has again developed a six-year capital plan that serves as an instrument to identify needs and financing sources for public infrastructure improvements.  The 2019-2024 CIP totals $38M in expenditures.  Within the CIP, proposed projects in 2019 total $4.4M of which $1.1M (25%), is projected to come from grants or other outside sources.  The CIP is a flexible plan that can be altered as conditions and regulations change.

Click here to view the 2019-2024 Capital Improvement Plan.

Sep 11,2018

City Hosts 42nd Annual Sister City Goodwill Mission

The 2018 Sister City Goodwill Mission was welcomed by Mayor John Murphy on Monday, September 10. Two delegates from Takashima and one from Higashiomi, Shiga Prefecture, Japan, were part of the Goodwill Mission, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Michigan-Shiga Sister State Program. The delegates enjoyed a three-night stay with local families, experiencing American family life and northern Michigan activities. To celebrate the occasion, a brunch was held in the City Council Chambers, thanks to a generous donation to the Sister City program from Circuit Controls Corporation. Information on the upcoming 2019 Goodwill Mission to Japan will soon be available www.mishiga.org .

Sep 11,2018

Hydrant Flushing Schedule Set

Department of Public Works crews will begin fire hydrant flushing and maintenance procedures at various locations throughout the City Monday, September 17.  Flushing will be accomplished only during daylight hours.  Please look for posted signs for hydrant flushing in your area.

Customers might experience discolored water as a result of hydrant-flushing operations. If so, faucets should be opened to allow water to run freely for several minutes until becoming clear.

Questions may be directed to Martin Flynn, Water/Wastewater Supervisor, at 231-347-2500 or mflynn@petoskey.us.

Aug 24,2018

City becomes 25th Community to be RRC Certified

Meeting in regular session, Monday August 20, 2018 City Council heard a presentation by MEDC and State representatives recognizing the City of Petoskey as the 25th community to be certified under the statewide Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) program.

Jun 08,2018

Downtown Farmers Market

The Downtown Petoskey Farmer's Market is back again this summer and will be held every Friday from June 15th to September 28th, from 8:30 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. in the 400 block of Howard Street between Mitchell and Michigan Streets (between J.C. Penney's and Julienne Tomatoes). Streets will be closed off to welcome local producers and the bounty of fresh items that they have to offer. Stop by and find everything that you would need for a wonderful meal, from organic meats to fresh fruits and vegetables, and even flowers to finish the table off.

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!