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The City of Alpena Welcomes You!

Welcome to the official website for the City of Alpena located at 208 N. First Avenue, Alpena, Michigan 49707. This site provides information regarding the departments and services that are provided to the community by the City of Alpena.


Absentee Ballot Available NEW
Absentee Voters Ballots are available at the City Clerk's Office for registered City voters who need to vote an absent voter's ballot in the August 5, 2014 City Primary Election. Photo I.D. is only required if you vote absentee in person. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The office will also be open on Saturday, August 2, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to vote an absent ballot.


Proposal 1 - Personal Property Taxe Reform Information Sheet NEW
Local units of government, including the City of Alpena, have relied on property taxes, both real and personal, for a significant portion of their General Fund operating revenue. Real property taxes are assessed on land and the permanent improvements that are constructed on it. Personal Property Taxes (PPT) are assessed on equipment, machinery, and furnishings owned by commercial and industrial businesses. Click here to view the Personal Property Tax Reform Informational Sheet.......


Residential Brush Only Pick-Up Schedule NEW
Residential Brush Only Pick-up will occur August 4 - August 7, 2014. Click here to read more.......


Online Tax Payments
Beginning Tuesday July 1, 2014, the City of Alpena will begin accepting tax payments via credit or debit card over the internet. Click here to read more.......


Grant Street Closure
Beginning Monday, June 9, 2014, MacArthur Construction will begin the reconstruction of Grant Street from Hobbs Drive to Addison Street.

Grant Street, from Hobbs Drive to Addison Street, will be closed to all traffic. Access to driveways along Grant Street will be limited and residents may have to park on side streets for extended periods. Commercial driveways and street intersections will be passable with some interruption. Click here to read more.......


City Assessor's Office to Conduct Reappraisal
This summer the City of Alpena Assessor's Office will be conducting a reappraisal of the residential class of property within the City. The Michigan State commission recommends reappraising all parcels every 5 years. The purpose of the reappraisal is to ensure fair and accurate assessments. Click here to read more.......


Required Lawn Cuttings
The City of Alpena would like to remind all residents that City Ordinance requires cutting of lawns by June 1, July 1, August 1, September 1, October 1, November 1, or as many other times as may be necessary to prevent properties from becoming unsightly, noxious, or detrimental to public health and welfare. Click here to read more.......


Water and Sewer Bill Calculation Sheet
Due to the questions generated following the article in the Alpena News and the confusion over what a residentia bill may be under the new rate scenario, the following is provided to assist residents in determining what their bill will be based on varying usages: Click here to view Water and Sewer Bill Calculation Sheet.......


The City is Now Accepting Fire FIghter/Paramedic Applications
For more information and the application packet click here.


Water & Sewer Rate Proposal
At Monday's meeting the Municipal Council scheduled a Public Hearing for March 3, 2014, at 7 p.m. to discuss the proposed water and sewer rates and to receive public comments on the issue.

Click the links below to view the documents that were presented to the Municipal Council on Monday, February 17, 2014. Copies of these documents will be available to the public at City Hall, the Alpena County Library, and United Water.

Click here to download and view the Summary of Statements and Facts Regarding Proposed City/Township Unified Water and Sewer System....

Click here to download and view the Billed Utility Operations City of Alpena & Alpena Township.....

Click here to download and view the Sample Quarterly Water and Sewer Rates - Billed Scenario.....

Click here to download and view the Water and Sewer Rate Frequently Asked Questions.....

  Click here to view City Council Meetings
Dashboard - Updated
Citizen's Guide
Budget (EVIP)
Debt Service
Employee Compensation
Consolidation Report - Updated


News and Events

2014 Brush and Bagged Material Pickup Schedule

2014 Municipal Council Meeting Schedule

Application for Absent Voters Ballot

Alpena Recycling Board
Recycling Opt Out Form

Street Name Signs Available for Sale

 
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