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Sep
13

A public hearing will be held on Monday, October 2, 2017 at or about 7:30 pm to receive citizen comment regarding a proposed amendment to Chapter 38, Zoning, Article 2, Zoning Districts and Map, Section 38-27 of the Code of the City of Owosso.  The proposed ordinance is intended to change the z...

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Sep
26

A meeting of the City of Owosso Election Commission has been called for Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 10:00am in the City Hall Conference Room for the purpose of confirming administrative procedures for the November 7, 2017 Special Election.  The public is welcome to attend.

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Sep
25

Plans are underway to begin road work on Chestnut Street, from South Street to Stewart Street. Beginning on or about October 4, 2017, the existing asphalt road will be crushed, shaped and rolled through the remainder of that week. The new asphalt surface is scheduled for October 10, 2017. Chestnut S...

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Sep
18

Thursday, September 28, 2017 7-9 pm City Hall, council chambers  The Owosso Planning Commission needs your input as it holds the first of two public workshops regarding medical marihuana facilities licensing within the city.  The intent of the workshop is to inform the community about t...

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Sep
14

August Neighborhood Crime Report

Sep
13

Fall Leaf Program

Sep
11

We ran the Splash Pad at Bentley Park for an extra week after Labor Day.  The system has now been turned off and we are getting things ready for winterization.  See you next spring!

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Sep
02

City of Owosso’s Brush Pickup Program  The city of Owosso’s next brush pickup is scheduled for Wednesday, September 27, 2017.  Call 989-725-0550 or send an email debbie.hebert@ci.owosso.mi.us no later than noon, Tuesday, September 26, 2017 giving the address where the br...

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Aug
31

The Stewart Street road project, from Chestnut Street to Chipman Street, began August 14, 2017. Consumers Energy is done with its gas main replacement work and are restoring damaged sidewalk. Malley Construction, Inc. is the City’s contractor. The contractor is replacing water main and is abou...

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Aug
30

The City is preparing to reopen Oliver Street to traffic on Friday, September 1, 2017. The contractor is finishing structure adjustments and will remove barricades and signs sometime Friday. There will be periodic lane closures through October 3, 2017 for remaining work, per contract requirements. T...

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Aug
11

CITY OF OWOSSO UTILITY BILLING WATER METER REPLACEMENT PROJECT 2017  The city of Owosso will upgrade its water/sewer utility billing system to a wireless remote technology and replace all water meters beginning the week of August 14,  2017.  This is required to retire outdated hardw...

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Aug
02

Construction work is progressing according to schedule.  All concrete work including curb and gutter, sidewalk, driveway approaches should be complete the week of August 7, 2017.  The first course of asphalt is scheduled for August 10, 2017.  Final asphalt course and site restoration ...

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Jul
17

Attached is the projected schedule for the water meter replacements.  Route No. 7 may see some activity the week of July 24, 2017, the following week will be more active.  Routes No. 1 & 2 are expected to be completed earlier than the projected dates.

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Jun
22

CITY OF OWOSSO UTILITY BILLING WATER METER REPLACEMENT PROJECT 2017 The city of Owosso will upgrade its water/sewer utility billing system to a wireless remote technology and replace all water meters beginning near mid-August 2017.  This is required to retire outdated hardware, software, and ...

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Jun
14

Oliver Street-Phase 1 Gas main utility work was completed week of May 8, 2017. MDOT/City contract work started same week. Street is closed to through traffic and that traffic is detoured by signed route around construction site. Local traffic is maintained. New water main is installed and accepted ...

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Apr
10

2017 Annual Water Quality Report

Apr
05

Please click the link below to view the proposed budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year starting July 1, 2017. 2017-18 Proposed Budget

Mar
31

Oliver Street Reconstruction Phase I UPDATE: The contractor mobilized May 8, set up barricading, and began excavation work.  First phase is to install the water main along the north sidewalk.  this work will proceed from Dewey Street, westerly to Washington.  Water main should be com...

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Mar
09

The City of Owosso will open its Aiken Road location to receive brush Saturdays from 9am-1pm.

Oct
28

2016 Annual Water Quality Report

Jun
09

2016 Water/Sewer Rate Increase

Apr
08

Click the link below to view the 2016-17 Proposed Budget. 2016-17 Proposed Budget

Mar
22

City of Owosso 2016 Annual Water Quality Report

Jan
28

The City of Owosso Public Water Supply is in compliance with the 1992 Safe Drinking Water Act Lead and Copper Rule and all revisions to the rule. The City of Owosso is required by the State of Michigan to sample for Lead and Copper every three years.  This involves 30 sampling points through th...

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Jan
21

Are we connected to the Flint Water System, should I be concerned about my water in Owosso?  No, we have our own water supply from our own groundwater wells right here in Owosso.  We have excellent water quality from our wells and our water treatment ensures that our water is not corrosiv...

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Dec
03

Joint News Release: Memorial Healthcare and Owosso Fire Department Team Up to Bring Faster Care to Cardiac Patients

Nov
11

Thank you to all the veterans and active duty military serving our country.  The City of Owosso would like to honor our employees that are veterans: Air Force: Kirk Machala (Filtration), Bryce Mowinski (DPW), Kent Platner (Fire) and Adam Terry (Police); Army: James Dorris (WWTP), Robert Erick...

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Nov
06

ISO News Release November, 2015

Jun
24

Water Quality Report - 2015

Jun
19

At their June 15th meeting the City Council voted to approve the proposed water and sewer rates for the 2015-16 fiscal year.  Back in June of 2013 the Council voted to adopt a schedule which estimated rates for a 3-year period.  The intent of the projected schedule was to allow residents a...

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Mar
03

At last night's meeting the City Council adopted a new billing procedure for water and sewer bills.  The major change involved moving the due date to the 5th day of the month following the issuance of bills.  Click the link below to view the new policy in its entirety. Standard Procedures...

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Feb
24

Please click the link below to view unofficial results from the February 24, 2015 election for the City of Owosso. February 24, 2015 Unofficial Election Results

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Dec
29

"Community Cats of Owosso" is now on Facebook, be sure to like their page for more information and up-to-date postings.

Dec
16

At last night's meeting the City Council moved to accept the financial audit report from Rehmann Robson, LLC.  The audit presents a snapshot of the City's financial health at the close of the latest fiscal year, June 30, 2014.  Click the link below to view the report.

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Aug
05

Click below to view the unofficial results of Tuesday's primary election. August 5, 2014 Primary Election - Unofficial Results

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May
23

At the Monday, May 19th meeting the Owosso City Council moved to change the election date for City Council members from November odd-years to November even-years.  This will mean the election that would normally be held in November 2015 will be shifted to November 2016, effectively eliminating ...

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May
02

Owosso Downtown Added to National Register of Historic Places

Mar
24

Water Quality Report March, 2014

Feb
19

The Owosso City Council has appointed Elaine Greenway as its newest member.  Elaine will be filling the seat left by the passing of her husband, Jon Greenway.  Newly minted Councilperson Greenway was selected from a group of five candidates that had submitted letters of interest for t...

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Aug
12

On August 5, 2013 the City Council adopted a comprehensive schedule of fees covering everything from the charges for copies to the fees for building permits.  The fees listed on this schedule will become effective September 1, 2013.  Please click the link below to view the 2013 Fee Schedul...

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Jul
02

The Owosso City Council passed an emergency amendment to the ordinance governing the use of fireworks, effective immediately.  The amended ordinance restricts the hours fireworks may be used the day before, the day of, and the day after a federal holiday.  Please see the links below for a ...

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Apr
01

Design Ordinance FAQ

Jan
10

Download the Water Quality Report March 2012

Jan
10

Download the Good Neighbor Policy 2012