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Oct
16

A public hearing will be held on Monday, November 6, 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 ...

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Oct
20

Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. City Hall, council chambers The Owosso Planning Commission held a public workshop on September 28th to inform the community of the new Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act. While more than 40 people came to the workshop, only 15 were ...

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Oct
20

Leaf pickup begins Monday, October 23!  We will begin our first pass of the city on Monday.  Crews will begin in N1 and S1 on Monday.

Oct
20

The intersection of E. Mason and N. Park Streets will be closed to all through traffic from all directions, beginning Sunday evening, October 22, 2017 at 11pm until 7am on Monday, October 23, 2017.  Consumers Energy will be doing electrical upgrades at this intersection.

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Oct
19

A public hearing is scheduled for Monday, November 20, 2017 to receive citizen comment regarding the proposed 2017 Parks & Recreation Master Plan.  Please click the link below to view the proposed master plan.

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Oct
18

September Neighborhood Crime Report

Oct
18

The Downtown Historic District Commission meeting scheduled for October 18, 2017 has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items.

Oct
16

The south and west travel lanes remain closed at the intersection of Stewart & Chipman Streets.  Only the north and east bound lanes are passable at this time.  Continue to avoid this section of street (W. Stewart Street from S. Chestnut to S. Chipman) while under construction, except ...

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Oct
06

The City of Owosso is in the process of replacing water meters and implementing a new meter reading system.  If your consumption for this current billing quarter was the same or close to your previous quarterly consumption, you my see an increase in your bill based on a rate increase and/or ins...

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Oct
05

Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Workshop Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. City Hall, council chambers  The Owosso Planning Commission held a public workshop on September 28th to inform the community of the new Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act.  ...

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Oct
02

October Brush Pickup

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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Oct
02

North Chipman Street from: Oliver St. to King St.; and Harding St. to Willow Springs St. Storm sewer work: October 16 - 26.  Curb & gutter and sidewalk repairs: October 27.  Milling and paving: October 30 - November 2.

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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
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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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
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