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Dec
01

DPW crews completed N2 today, Friday, December 2, and will be in N3 and possibly S3 on Monday, December 5.

Dec
02

City of Owosso PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Owosso Parks and Recreation Commission shall conduct a  special meeting on Thursday, December 22, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall at 301 W Main St, Owosso, MI 48867 for t...

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Dec
01

PROJECT STATUS REPORT James S Miner Launch Project Work scope includes constructing a kayak launch, landing area, and stairway. The project location is along the east bank of the Shiawassee River, about 60’ north of the Heritage Footbridge.  Project is complete and close out procedures ...

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Nov
21

NOTICE OF REVIEW City of Owosso DRAFT FIVE YEAR RECREATION MASTER PLAN   The City of Owosso has developed an update to its Five-Year Parks and Recreation Master Plan. The Plan evaluates existing recreation opportunities, reviews public opinion regarding recreation, establishes recreational...

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Oct
18

Leaf Pickup Brochure

Sep
26

The City of Owosso's Public Services and Utilities departments will begin hydrant flushing on Wednesday, September 28.  Most flushing will take place between the hours of 7am to 3:30pm. Working with the Fishbeck Engineering Group, City of Owosso's personnel will flush the hydrants and mains pr...

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Sep
14

Starting the week of September 19, MDOT will begin work on M-21 between Delaney Rd and Chestnut St.  Scope of work is mill and resurface.  This work will require traffic to be controlled by a flagging operation allowing one direction of travel at a time.  The project is expected to be...

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Sep
09

DUE TO THE RAINY WEATHER OVER THE WEEKEND, THE CHIP SEAL WORK IS PUSHED BACK TO THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2022.  The following streets are scheduled to be chip sealed beginning on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 Thursday, September 15, 2022: Jackson from south end to north end; Moore from...

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Aug
11

Pavement marking is scheduled to begin the week of August 15, 2022.  Please see attached map for locations for pavement marking.  Motorists are asked to slow down and increase distance between other vehicles while driving near fresh pavement markings.  Any questions or comments may be...

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Aug
08

Center Street Water Main Project Update:   The water service lines on Center Street have been installed.  The remaining water main tie-ins on Alturas Dr, Alta Vista Dr, Hiawatha Dr, and North St are tentatively planned to begin mid-week.  This work will require water shutdowns. ...

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Jul
14

Preliminary construction, administered by Caledonia Township, for the 2022 Caledonia Charter Township Water Systems Improvement Project is scheduled to begin the week of July 11, 2022.  The scope of work includes tree removal (as applicable), driveway removal (as applicable), pavement removal (...

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May
24

NOTICE CITY OF OWOSSO GUTE HILL STANDPIPE REHABILITATION 2022 To:  Customers adjacent to the Gute Hill Standpipe, The City of Owosso will be starting the rehabilitation of the Standpipe located at Gute Hill on June 13, 2022. The Gute Hill Standpipe will be drained beginning on June 9, 2022.&...

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May
24

NOTICE CITY OF OWOSSO STANDPIPE & WATER TOWER REHABILITATION 2022 To:  All Businesses Utilizing the City of Owosso Water Supply The City of Owosso will be starting the rehabilitation of the Standpipe located at Gute Hill on June 13, 2022. Following the complete rehabilitation of the Gute...

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May
03

2021 Water Quality Report

Apr
05

PUBLIC NOTICE TO CITY OF OWOSSO PROPERTY OWNERS REGARDING UNPAID UTILITY CHARGES 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 ...

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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