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Nov
13

On Tuesday, November 13 the crews completed collecting leaves in N4. They have moved into N5 and will complete it on Wednesday, November 14 and then move to S5.  Leaf volumes have increased, completing sections is taking longer, crews will continue to advance as leaf volumes allow. Look fo...

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Nov
09

The Owosso City Council will hold its Organizational Meeting on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers.  Newly elected Council members will be sworn in and a new Mayor and Mayor Pro-Tem elected.  The public is welcome to attend.

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Oct
25

OHM Advisors will begin condition assessments of sanitary sewer manholes throughout the city commencing on or about the week of November 5, 2018.  This process involves the use of a camera and temporary traffic control at each location.  OHM will also be surveying the storm sewer system in...

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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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Oct
18

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

Oct
15

The Downtown Historic District Commission meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, October 17th has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items. The next regularly scheduled meeting is set for November 21, 2018.

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Oct
12

Due to delays in water main and street construction, the first round of leaf pick up on Harding Avenue and Hanover Street will take place the week of November 12, 2018.  The completion date for construction has been extended to November 10, 2018.  The City will still do at least two rounds...

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Sep
25

2018 Leaf Brochure

Aug
15

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

Aug
07

  August 6, 2018 PROJECT STATUS REPORT 2017 Street Program 1.     W. Stewart Street, Chestnut Street to Chipman Street: Road work is complete. Punch List items (lawn restoration, cleanup) will be done during August. 2.     S. Chipman Street, South St...

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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

Jul
23

2018 Street Program-Contract 1 1.     Olmstead Street from West Street to Chipman Street: Water main and storm sewer work is complete.  New road construction is complete except last course of asphalt. 2.     Harding Avenue from Chipman Street to Hanover...

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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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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