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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.

City Offices Closed for Holidays NEW
Alpena City Hall and City offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014, and Friday, November 28, 2014 in observance of Thanksgiving. Offices will reopen on Monday, December 1, 2014, at 8 a.m.

Residents are asked to anticipate their needs.

Firefighters Urge Caution With Turkey Fryers NEW
With Thanksgiving fast approaching, the Alpena Fire Department wants to remind residents of the dangers of turkey fryers and urge special caution in their use. Across the nation, and in Alpena County, fires and injuries are caused every year by careless use of turkey fryers. Click here to read more.......

City Christmas Tree Culligan Plaza NEW
This year's City Christmas Tree, located in Downtown Alpena at Culligan Plaza, was donated by Bob Ellery and his daughter Rhonda Keller of Island View Drive. It is a beautiful 30 foot Blue Spruce. Click here to read more.......

Winter Parking Hours NEW
The City of Alpena Police Department would like to remind City residents that vehicles cannot be parking on City streets between the hours of 3 a.m. and 6 a.m., from November 1, through April 1. This prohibition is necesssary so that the City can thoroughly plow City streets during the winter months. Vehicles that are parked on a City street during the prohibition time period can be ticketed; and, if the vehicles interfere with snow plowing, those vehicles can be impounded at the owner's expense. Please help the City with its snow plowing efforts by not parking in the street during the prohibited time period. Overnight parking of vehicles in City lots is prohibited regardeless of the time of year unless a permit had already been issued. Click here to read more.......

Leaf and Plant Material Reminder
The City reminds owners or occupants of any premise, that pushing, placing, or depositing any weeds, plant material, grass, leaves, or vegetation from any private or public land into the right-of-way of any street, alley, or highway within the City is a violation of City Ordinance 102-71.

This time of year many residents and businesses within the City take the time to rake leaves and pull dead or dying plants from their property. This material cannot be raked or deposited in the right-of-way of any street or alley. The City street sweepers cannot handle the volumes that get deposited in the street curb line, delaying sweeping activities. The leaves also causes clogging of catch basins, leading to the possibility of flooding during a thaw. Click here to read more.......

City Seeking Volunteers to Fill Vacancies on Boards and Commissions
The City of Alpena is seeking qualified volunteers to fill current vacancies on the following:

  • Recreation Advisory Board
  • Planning Commission

Volunteers fulfill an important role in City government and they get the satisfaction of serving our community.

If you are interested in applying for a current vacancy or would like information on City boards or commissions, call the City Manager's Office at 989-354-1714.

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2014 Brush and Bagged Material Pickup Schedule

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