Petoskey News

Apr 20,2018

Planning Commission Meets

At its meeting Thursday night, the Planning Commission approved a special condition use request for a boarding house at 924 Baxter Street; held a public hearing on a proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment to create a new Section 1912 Fair Housing Accommodation Policy and recommended the amendment to City Council and postponed action on a site plan for 502 Michigan Street until their May 17 meeting.

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!

Apr 19,2018

Council Approves Downtown Greenway Corridor South Segment Contract

Meeting in regular session, Monday, April 16, 2018 City Council authorized to contract with Graham Construction, Saginaw, Michigan, to construct the Downtown Greenway Corridor South Segment for $722,000.

Apr 19,2018

DMB Approves Electric Car Charger Purchase

Meeting in regular session, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 the Downtown Management Board approved the purchase and installation of a dual electric car charger pedestal mount station from Clipper Creek at an amount not to exceed $5,000.

Apr 19,2018

2018 Sister City Program - Seeking Host Families

Since 1968, the State of Michigan has enjoyed a sister state relationship with Shiga Prefecture in Japan. The purpose of this relationship is to unite the people of the two states in everlasting bonds of friendships and promote understanding of the people of the world.

Apr 16,2018

Bridge Street Bridge Project Update

The Bridge Street Bridge rehabilitation project is underway and is anticipated to be completed by late June.

Apr 06,2018

Public Hearing on Proposed Fair Housing Accommodation Policy

The Planning Commission has scheduled a public hearing for 7:00 P.M., Thursday, April 19, 2018 to consider a Zoning Ordinance amendment.

Apr 06,2018

Launch Ramp Permits Available

2018 Marina launch ramp permits are now available for purchase at City Hall Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. for $25.00.

Mar 28,2018

West Lake Street Construction Project Update

Team Elmers will resume construction this week along portions of the West Lake Street project. Construction crews will begin by pulverizing/removing asphalt from street surfaces between Ingalls Avenue and Magnus Park. Water main installations will begin at Magnus Park.

Mar 28,2018

Downtown Street Improvements Project Update

Downtown street improvements have begun on Lake, Petoskey and Bay Streets. Construction crews are removing concrete and asphalt components and will begin with new installations thereafter.

Mar 23,2018

Small Yard Waste Pickup Begins April 5

The City will begin collecting small yard wastes (materials raked from yards, flowers, shrub clippings, etc.) weekly, every Thursday, beginning April 5, through May 31, 2018.

Mar 23,2018

Brush Chipping and Disposal

The City will provide brush chipping on the first and third Monday of each month beginning in April through November.

Feb 27,2018

Seeking Election Inspectors

Have you ever been interested in working a local election?  Why not consider helping your community and becoming more politically active by becoming an election inspector?  Now is the time to become more active in local government!
The City is seeking individuals interested in helping with various elections throughout the year.  Election inspectors are people who are paid to assist voters at the polls on Election Day.  Registered voters interested in serving as election inspectors must submit an election inspector application to the City Clerk.  An election inspector must be a registered voter of the State; cannot be a challenger, candidate, member of candidate's immediate family, or a member of the local Board of Canvassers; and anyone convicted of a felony or an election crime may not serve.

Please submit the Election Inspector Application to:
City Clerk
c/o Sarah Bek
101 East Lake Street
Petoskey, MI  49770

For further information concerning elections in the City of Petoskey, please contact City Clerk, Alan Terry, or Deputy Clerk, Sarah Bek,, at 231-347-2500.

Aug 16,2017

Petoskey #15 Safest Cities in Michigan

SafeWise ranks Petoskey as #15 of the 20 safest cities in Michigan in 2017.