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Jul
01

Beginning at 7am on Monday, July 6, 2020, southbound traffic on M-52 between Cass St. and Fletcher St. will be shifted to the turn lane.  Consumers Energy will be performing soil borings and monitoring well installations within the right-of-way of M-52.  All side streets and driveways will...

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May
01

Thanks to the Shiawassee County Health Department for this great packet of information with considerations before re-opening your business during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Jul
01

CITY OF OWOSSO OFFICIAL NOTICE OF PROPOSED ZONING MAP AMENDMENT 425 & 429 HAMBLIN STREET A public hearing will be held on Monday, July 20, 2020 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-...

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Jul
01

CITY OF OWOSSO OFFICIAL NOTICE OF PROPOSED ZONING MAP AMENDMENT N. WASHINGTON STREET A public hearing will be held on Monday, July 20, 2020 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 th...

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Jul
01

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING APPLICATION FOR OBSOLETE PROPERTY REHABILITATION EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE FOR OWOSSO REI GROUP, LLC| 300 WEST MAIN STREET The City Council of the City of Owosso will conduct a virtual public hearing at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, July 20, 2020, to hear public comment on the applic...

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Jun
24

  The DDA/Main Street Board has called a special virtual  meeting on June 26, 2020 at 8:00am.

Jun
19

The Downtown Development Authority/Owosso Main Street Board's regularly scheduled meeting has been postponed to July 8, 2020 at 7:30am in Council Chambers. 

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Jun
05

Nominating petitions will be available beginning Monday, June 8, 2020 in the City Clerk's Office for those wishing to run for City Council.  For more information on becoming a candidate please click the link below or call the Clerk's Office at (989)725-0500.

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May
01

 The City of Owosso and Crawford Contracting have agreed to revise the schedule for the Summit Street and North Street Projects. The North Street reconstruction project from Hickory Street to Gould Street will now start the week of May 4, 2020.  The change in schedule allows the majorit...

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Apr
16

Consumers Energy plans to begin work the week of April 20, 2020 along Clark Avenue, from Oliver Street to King Street. Consumers Energy will replace its worn pipe with new plastic pipe in advance of upcoming road work. The City has contracted McGuirk Excavating to replace watermain and pavement for ...

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Mar
17

Mayor's Declaration - State of Emergency

Mar
17

The City of Owosso has declared a State of Emergency due to the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic. During this state of emergency, the Owosso Public Safety Department will continue to provide professional police, fire & ems services to the community. Our first responders are taking additiona...

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Mar
13

Owosso Police Officers will be responding to calls for police services by phone if the complaint is not in progress. You can reach the Owosso Police at 989-725-0580 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. You can call in non-emergency calls to Shiawassee County Central Dispatch after 4:30...

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Oct
23

Attached is the highlighted version of the new sign ordinance, showing the changes and an informational flyer regarding the sign ordinance changes.

Oct
10

Please click the following link to view more information regarding the trash collection discussion.

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Jun
13

MEDICAL MARIHUANA PROVISIONING CENTER LOTTERY FOR THE CITY OF OWOSSO

THE STATE OF MICHIGAN 3-DIGIT EVENING NUMBER FOR JUNE 13, 2019:   249

GREEN SUNRISE PRODUCTS, LLC - 116 N WASHINGTON ST - 3-DIGIT # - 257

JARS HOLDINGS, LLC - 901 W MAIN ST - 3-DIGIT # - 238

GH PROCESSING, LLC - 1115 CORUNNA AV - 3-DIGIT # - 264

NX MEDS, LLC - 300 W MAIN ST - 3-DIGIT # - 269

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Jun
10

The City Council amended the fireworks ordinance at their June 3, 2019 meeting, reducing the days and times when the usage of fireworks is allowed in the City.  This amendment is effective immediately. Text of the amended ordinance can be viewed by clicking the link below.

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May
16

This report covers the drinking water quality for the City of Owosso for the 2018 calendar year.  This information is a snapshot of the quality of the water that we provided to you in 2018.

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May
15

Do not place debris from spring yard cleanup in the street at the curb. This material will plug up storm drains creating flooding conditions and can be a hazard to traffic flow.  The City has no spring debris pickup. Brush is picked up starting the last Wednesday of every month, this does ...

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Apr
17

During the April 15, 2019 City Council meeting the Council voted to approve an emergency ordinance amendment to Ordinance No. 795, which was approved March  18, 2019.  The emergency ordinance amendment took effect immediately after passage.  The intent of the emergency amendment was t...

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Apr
03

MDEQ Pilot Drinking Water Infrastructure Grant - Proposed Water Service Line Replacements

Mar
12

2020 Owosso DWRF Project Plan

Dec
04

Notice: As of January 1, 2019 utility account deposits will be $225.

Oct
18

The City of Owosso was recently tested for Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in its water supply.  In a report provided by the MDEQ, sampling results reveal that the City of Owosso water supply was a Non Detect or less than 10 parts per trillion for these substances.  The USEPA action limi...

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Aug
15

Attached are the revised and updated water/sewer rates as approved by city council.

Aug
06

One of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Pilot Drinking Water Infrastructure Grant Community Survey areas to be investigated for lead or galvanized water service line identification and replacement if found is as attached.

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Aug
01
Fire Hydrant Colors

You are beginning to see changes with the fire hydrants in Owosso.  In the past couple years we have repainted almost all of the city fire hydrants and now the remaining fire hydrants in the city are being finished up.  We will also go back through the city and change the cap colors in acc...

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Jul
31

Water & Sewer Rate Presentation

Jun
20

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Pilot Drinking Water Infrastructure Grant Community areas to be targeted for lead or galvanized water service line replacement will be as follows: 2018 Street Construction Projects - Locations are currently attached. Residential Lead &...

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Jun
01

Sea lamprey are parasitic fish that feed on other fish by sucking their blood and bodily fluids, causing significant damage to their hosts and sometimes even death.  Infestations of sea lamprey devastated the Great Lakes fishery in the 1960's and cost thousands of people their jobs making contr...

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Apr
08

2018 Water Quality Report

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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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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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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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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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

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