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Feb
06

The Owosso City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, March 4, 2024 at 7:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers to receive citizen comment regarding the proposed amendments to Chapter 38, Zoning, and Chapter 26, Signs, rewriting the zoning ordinance in its entirety. Further information r...

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Feb
01

PROJECT STATUS REPORT 2022-2024 Water Service Line Replacement Project Work scope includes noncompliant water service lines replacements at 600 locations within the City of Owosso over a 3-year time period.  A total of 475 water service lines have been replaced to date.  Water service l...

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Nov
01

PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF OWOSSO, MICHIGAN SIDEWALK SNOW REMOVAL REQUIRED Sec. 29-226. Required. The occupant of every lot or premises adjoining any street, or the owner of such lot or premises, if same are not occupied, shall clear, and keep cleared all sidewalks adjoining such lot or premises fro...

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Jun
26

As a part of its June 20, 2023 meeting the Owosso City Council approved Ordinance No. 840 authorizing the issuance of up to $19 million in revenue bonds to finance the Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) Improvements Project - Phase 1, which includes the rehabilitation of the internal tertiary proces...

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Jun
06

The City of Owosso is utilizing a grant awarded by MSHDA to help make  exterior improvements to owner-occupied homes OWOSSO, MICH. – The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) recently awarded the City of Owosso a $75,000 grant to provide assistance in development projects...

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May
03

2022 Water Quality Report

Mar
22

City of Owosso’s 2023 Brush Pickup Brush pickup will continue thru the last Wednesday of each month thru October 25, 2023. It is not necessary to call to register your address for pickup. The placing of brush curbside should not occur earlier than the Sunday evening prior to the monthly pi...

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May
03

2021 Water Quality Report

Mar
21

Owosso Fire Department issues Citations of Valor In recognition of their heroic acts, the Owosso Fire Department is honored to issue the Citation of Valor to the following personnel: Owosso Fire Lieutenant Matt Nowiski Owosso Firefighter John McKay Owosso Township Fire Lieutenant Mike Gute Owos...

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Mar
11

Changes have been made to the boundaries of the City's voting precincts by the City of Owosso Election Commission.  Every ten years, after the completion of the census, the entire country undergoes the reapportionment/redistricting process where political district and precinct boundaries are ad...

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Dec
28

NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE BONDS BY THE CITY OF OWOSSO, MICHIGAN  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the City of Owosso, Michigan, intends to issue revenue bonds, in one or more series, in the principal amount of not to exceed $4,885,000 for the purpose of defraying the cost of improvements...

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Dec
28

NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE BONDS BY THE CITY OF OWOSSO, MICHIGAN NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the City of Owosso, Michigan, intends to issue revenue bonds, in one or more series, in the principal amount of not to exceed $7,200,000 for the purpose of defraying the cost of improvements to th...

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Nov
24

NOTICE OF REQUEST TO CHANGE BASE FLOOD ELEVATIONS The City of Owosso, in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Program regulation 65.7(b)(1), hereby gives notice of the City’s intent to revise the flood hazard information along the Shiawassee River, generally located between M-52 and M...

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Oct
30

Important Public Education materials about lead in drinking water

Oct
26

Public Advisory on Lead & Copper Rule Action Level Exceedance

Sep
02

The City of Owosso will be using the local alert feature offered by Facebook to help provide timely and accurate information to our residents. Facebook has created the first alert feature for local governments, first responders, and public health agencies to increase their ability to communicate eff...

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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
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
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
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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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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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
06

ISO News Release November, 2015

May
02

Owosso Downtown Added to National Register of Historic Places

Apr
01

Design Ordinance FAQ

Jan
10

Download the Good Neighbor Policy 2012