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Apr
17

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT pursuant to Section 8.4 of the Owosso City Charter and in accordance with Michigan Compiled Laws 15.261 - 15.275 and 141.411 - 141.415, a Public Hearing on the Proposed Budget for fiscal year 2018-2019 will be held in the Council Chambers of the Owosso City Hall, 301 West...

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Apr
17

  TO THE OWNERS OF THE OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY:      Hanover Street from Harding Avenue to the north end      Harding Avenue from Chipman Street to Hanover Street      Olmstead Street from West Street to Chipman Street TAKE NOTICE th...

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Apr
17

NOTICE IS hereby given, as provided by Section 5.4(e) of the City Charter and Act 267, Public Acts of Michigan, that a series of SPECIAL MEETINGS OF THE OWOSSO CITY COUNCIL have been called for the following days and times: DATE ...

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Apr
03

Your input is needed!  The City Council has scheduled a public hearing for Monday, May 7, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber, 301 West Main Street to receive citizen comment regarding the proposal amend Chapter 26, Signs, Article IV, General Provisions, Section 26-19, General st...

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Apr
13

The S. Chipman Street, from South Street to Stewart Street, resurfacing project began April 2, 2018.  Water main replacement is in progress and on schedule.  Storm sewer and road work will follow as the area is cleared from the water main work.  Through traffic is detoured by a signed...

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Apr
08

2018 Water Quality Report

Apr
03

PURSUANT to Section 15.4 of the Owosso City Charter and at the direction of the Owosso City Council, notice is hereby given that all unpaid utility charges for utility services remaining unpaid for a period of three months or more as of March 31, 2018 and not paid by April 30, 2018 will be spread up...

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Mar
29

Brush pick-up for the month of March is complete. The next brush pick-up will start on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Brush volumes were light, allowing crews to finish in one day. Most times they will start on the west side of the city and work their way to the east, always moving closer to the brush d...

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Mar
28

Construction of water mains will commence Monday, April 2, 2018, followed by street construction, which is expected to be completed by June 30, 2018.

Mar
21

Brush pickup will take place on the last Wednesday of each month thru October, 2018. Appointments for Brush Pick-up will no longer be accepted. The placing of brush curbside should not occur earlier than the Sunday evening prior to the monthly pick-up commencement date. DPW crews will cover the ent...

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Mar
13

To use the online payment process for the City of Owosso, you will need to be using: Internet Explorer version 11 or higher, which includes Edge browser in Windows 10; Chrome version 22 or higher; FireFox version 27 or higher; Apple Safari (MacOS) version 6 or higher; or A...

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Jan
16

December Crime Report

Dec
11

Click the link below to view the Schedule of Meetings for the coming year. 2018 Schedule of Meetings

Nov
10

In honor of Veteran's Day, we want to say 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);&nbs...

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Nov
07

For information on the results of today's special school election please see the Shiawassee County Clerk's Office website here.  

Oct
02

The city of Owosso is the proud recipient of a $45,000 Recreation Passport grant from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to help renovate the sidewalks and lighting, as well as add bus/handicap parking at Curwood Castle Park.  Work will start the week of October 2nd and will continue ...

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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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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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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

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