The City of Otsego Water Department will flush all fire hydrants October 2nd through October 13th. This is done to remove any stale water that may be in the system and insure that the fire hydrants are working properly. You may experience some reduced pressure and discoloration during this process. If discoloration occurs, let your water run until it clears. (posted 9/29/17)
ORDINANCE SUMMARY CITY OF OTSEGO ORDINANCE NO. 158
AN ORDINANCE TO ADD SECTION 46-128 TO THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF OTSEGO TO REGULATE THE USE OF ATVS AND ORVS - This Ordinance will be offered for a second reading and adoption at the Regular Meeting of the Otsego City Commission, on Monday, March 6, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. Otsego City Hall, 117 E. Orleans St., Otsego, MI. This Ordinance shall take effect twenty (20) days following adoption by the Otsego City Commission and upon publication of this summary in accordance with City Charter.
A complete copy of Ordinance No. 158, may be obtained from the office of the City Clerk, 117 E. Orleans St., Otsego, MI 49078, or Click to view Ordiance 158 (posted 2/21/17)
Angela M. Cronen, MMC
PROPOSED ORDINANCE NO. 158
Click to view Ordiance 158 (posted 2/21/17)
PROPOSED SALE OF PROPERTY AT 431 HELEN (ROCK TENN)
The City of Otsego, Planning Commission will hold an informational meeting on Monday, February 27, 2017, for all interested citizens of Allegan County.
The informational session will take place at 7:30PM in the City Commission Chambers, City of Otsego, 117 E. Orleans Street, Otsego, Michigan, for discussion on the proposed sale of the property at 431 Helen Street, also formally known as Rock Tenn.
Currently, Allegan County owns the Rock Tenn property as the result of the Tax Foreclosure process. The County desires to see the property developed in a manner most consistent with the needs of the local community. As such, we are providing advance notice of the County’s intentions to sell to property by December 31, 2017. The City of Otsego is seeking input from potential developers and interested parties to include input from the community. (posted 2/14/17)
Public Meeting Schedule Click for Schedule
CITY OF OTSEGO - FALL LEAF PICK-UP 2016 - REMINDER OF PICK UP PROCEDURES
The Public Works Department will be picking up leaves between October 24, 2016, and November 11, 2016. Please do not place any leaves in the streets, before October 22, 2016. Leaves will be picked up twice during the three week period. Please plan accordingly.
Allegan Street residents only - continue to place leaves in the curb lawn. Please do not place leaves near trees or poles, for easier access. Collection dates will be Monday, October 24, 2016, and November 7, 2016, for Allegan Street only.
Farmer Street residents only - collection dates will be Monday, October 24, 2016, qnd November 7, 2016 - please rake leaves into the street no earlier than the Sunday before pick up.
Please refrain from putting leaves in the road before October 22th.
Loose leaves will no longer be picked up after your street has been picked-up twice. For safety purposes - do not place leaves in the street after the second pick up. Leaves may be taken to the city's transfer station located off of Helen Ave. Free of charge. The transfer station is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. (posted 10/5/16)
FREE RECYCLING EVENT - October 22, 2016
Click for details (posted 09-27-16)
SPECIAL COMMISSION MEETING - Monday, May 9,2016
Proposed Ordinance #157 - Sewers
Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Notice
2015 Fall Leaf Notice
Loose leaves will no longer be picked up. The city leaf collection has been completed. For safety purposes - do not place leaves in the street. Leaves may be taken to the city's transfer station located off of helen ave. Free of charge. The transfer station is open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. To 11:45 a.m. and from 1:00 p.m. To 3:45 p.m. Thank you for your cooperation. Effective 11/17/15
Traffice Closure - Downtown M-89/Allegan Street and the 100 Blocks of Farmer Street will be closed for Traffic Signal Upgrades on Saturday, November 14, 2015. Traffic will be re-routed to Franklin Street – Please Follow Detour Signs. Please note that the Downtown will be open for Pedestrian Traffic.
Public Hearing Notice Open Forum: Discussing Future Street Improvements & Potential Traffic Calming Plans, June 9, 2015 Click for Details
Public Hearing Notice Special Use Public Notice Asitsa Care Sample, May 26, 2015 Click for Details
Public Hearing Notice Clean Water State Revolving Fund Project Plan, June 1, 2015 Click for Details
Public Hearing Notice Variance Notice Russell - June 1, 2015 Click for Details
Public Hearing Notice Community Recreation Council Joint Meeting Click for Details
When: May 29, 2015 - 7:00 pm
Where: City Hall
Public Hearing Notice on Proposed Clean Water State Revolving Fund Project Plan Click for Details
When: June 1, 2015 - 7:00 pm
Where: City Hall
Open Forum Meetings - Discussing Future Street Improvements & Potential Traffic Calming Plans on Allegan St./M-89.
When: Jan 21, 2015 - 7:00 pm; Feb. 12, 2015 - 7:00 pm; April 15, 2015 - 10:00 am.
Where: Otsego City Hall, Commission Chambers, 117 E. Orleans St.
Contact: Angela Cronen, 269-692-3391 with questions.
November 4th Election Ballot Questions click for details.
Public Hearing Notice: Consider establishment of an industrial development district pursuant to act 198 of The Public Acts of Michigan of 1974, as amended.
Public Hearing: July 28, 2014, to discuss a rezoning request.
Recycle Customers: Pickup Dates Have Changed
Beginning August 4, 2014, recyclables will be picked up on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month. Please call City Hall - 692-3391 for further information or if you have questions.
Summary of Ord-155, second reading
Ordinance 155 - An Ordinance To Amend Article Iii, Division 2 Of Chapter 10 Of The Code Of Ordinances Of The City Of Otsego, Michigan, To Provide For The Adoption By Reference Of The International Property Maintenance Code, 2012 Edition
Summary of Ord-156, second reading
Ordinance 156, An Ordinance To Amend Article Iii, Division 1 Of Chapter 10 Of The Code Of Ordinances Of The City Of Otsego, Michigan, To Provide For The Registration And Inspection Of Rental Dwellings
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTION 46-31 AND TO ADD SECTION 46-32 TO THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF OTSEGO TO REGULATE BEGGING AND SOLICITATION WITHIN THE CITY
This Ordinance amends Section 46-31 and adds Section 46-32 to the City of Otsego Code of Ordinances Regulating Begging and Solicitation within the City
This Ordinance will be offered for a second reading and adoption at the next regular meeting of the Otsego City Commission, Monday, December 2, 2013, 7:00 p.m. Otsego City Hall, 117 E. Orleans St., Otsego, MI. This Ordinance shall take effect twenty (20) days following adoption by the Otsego City Commission and upon publication of this summary in accordance with City Charter.
A complete copy of Ordinance No. 154 may be obtained from the office of the City Clerk, 117 E. Orleans St., Otsego, MI 49078
PUBLIC NOTICE - CHANGES IN CURBSIDE RECYCLING PROGRAM
Residents of the City of Otsego will be given carts to replace the current bins that are used to pick up Recycling. The City contracts with Bestway Disposal to collect recyclable materials the first Tuesday of each month from each home that has a recycle bin placed on the curb. During the December collection (Tuesday, December 6th), the current bins will be exchanged with carts. Please leave your bins on the curb, as it will take a few days for all bins to be exchanged. If you do not have bins and wish to participate please contact City Hall.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER AN AMENDMENT TO THE CITY OF OTSEGO ZONING ORDINANCE
The Otsego Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on February 25, 2013, at City Hall, 117 East Orleans, Otsego, MI 49078, at 7:00 p.m., local time, to consider public comment regarding a proposed amendment to the Otsego Zoning Ordinance to regulate Charity Collection Boxes within the City of Otsego.
Copies of the proposed amendment are available for inspection at the office of the City Clerk, 117 East Orleans, Otsego, MI 49078, during normal City business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding City holidays. Written comments concerning the proposed amendment may be submitted to the City Clerk by first class mail or in person up to the meeting time.
For Voting or Registration Information Contact:
Angela Cronen, City Clerk at 269-692-3391 or EMAIL US.
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