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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.

Sidewalk Closure NEW
Beginning on Monday, October 27, 2014, a private contractor will be performing work at 801 W. Chisholm Street on the northeast corner of Ninth Avenue and Chisholm Street.

For the safety of the workmen and the public, the adjacent sidewalk and parking stalls will be closed during this work. Barricades and signage will be present to guide pedestrians around the work area.

This work is expected to last three days, unless construction or weather delays occur.

Leaf and Plant Material Reminder NEW
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 theright-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.......

Parking Lots and First Ave Resurfacing NEW
On Monday, October 20, 2014, at 9 p.m., both parking lots at the intersection of 3rd and Lockwood will be closed in preparation for the resurfacing project.

Beginning on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, the City's Contractor will pulverize the surface of both lots as well as First Avenue from Water Street to the Armory parking lot. Click here to read more.......

Street Resurfacing NEW
The Contractor for the City of Alpena will begin the resurfacing of several streets in the southwest area of the City. Click here to read more.......

Seasonal Closing of Harbor Drive and Starlite Beach Restrooms NEW
The Department of Public Works will close the Harbor Drive and Starlite Beach Public Restrooms for the season on Sunday, October 12, 2014. These facilities will open again in the spring of 2015.

Deadline for Recycling Surcharge
The City of Alpena would like to remind residents that the deadline for opting out of the recycling program is October 13, 2014. Any resident not wishing to pay the $10.00 surcharge must complete an opt out form and return it to the City Clerk’s office by 5:00 p.m., Monday, October, 13 to prevent the charge from being placed on their property tax bill. The City Clerk only receives opt out forms for city residents. Those living in the townships must contact their own township officials for forms and dead-lines.

Forms are available at City Hall, located at 208 N. First Avenue. They are also available for download on the City website. Questions may directed to Don Gilmet at 989-354-1761.

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.

Street Name Signs for Sale
Street name signs are being made available to the public for purchase. These signs will be sold at the Public Works Service Center located at 1001 Long Lake Avenue on a first-com, first-serve basis. These signs are one-sided and have the street name on only one face. Please contact Tami Romel, Public Works Stock Clerk, at (989) 354-1780 to purchase. Click here to view a list of the street name signs available for purchase.......

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2014 Brush and Bagged Material Pickup Schedule

Alpena Recycling Board
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Street Name Signs Available for Sale

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