Clerical Position Now Posted
The city of Algonac is looking for interested parties to apply for the open clerical position. The job is full-time and job description covers a wide variety of clerical duties. Applications are being accepted until the position is filled
Algonac Community Schools Parent Voter Registration Drive
For those of you attending parent teacher conferences this week, please be aware there will be voter registration drive going on at the same time. Starting Wednesday, November 15 at 1:30 p.m. parents will be able to register to vote while attending their child's conference. Both elementary schools have a table set up along with the necessary forms. If you're not sure you're registered, err on the side of caution and register again. We'll catch it if you are.
Holiday Happenings are Starting to Happen
The City is planning its annual Santa parade with the tree lighting and the antique tractor hayrides. The parade is December 6th at 6 p.m. If you haven't figured out what you're putting the parade, this year, now's the time. Download the parade application and mull it over. The new feature this year is a home decorating contest. In an effort to make it more fun and memorable for everyone, we're hoping with a little incentive, the home owners who live on the hayride route will decorate their homes for the event. The best decorated house will win the $50 gift card prize.
Call for Applications
The planning commission is looking for interested citizens to fill its empty seat. The planning commission is required to meet at least four times a year and when it does, it's usually on the first Monday of the month. If appointed, the term would start immediately and end in July of 2018. Applications, when submitted are considered active for a year.
Planning Commission Public Hearing November 16th
The packet is posted for this meeting taking place on Thursday, November 16th. The planning commission is considering a rezoning request submitted by Dan Cortis Development to rezone property located at Mill Street between Golfview and State streets from R1 to R2 for a single family residential subdivision. R1 districts allow for 3.4 dwelling units per acre, R2 districts allow for 4.5 dwelling units per acre.
MEAP Grants to help low-income residents pay energy bills announced
The Michigan Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) has ten service agencies in Michigan that will share $45.5 million in grants that will be distributed to low-income consumers who fall behind on paying their energy bills this winter. The grant recipients that serve our area and how much they received are:
- Michigan Community Action Agency Associations: $5 million statewide
- Society of St. Vincent de Paul of the Archdiocese of Detroit; $2.41 million throughout 39 counties
- The Heat and Warmth Fund: $5.578 million statewide
- The Salvation Army: $9 million statewide
- TrueNorth Community Services: $11 million, statewide
Residents who need assistance with energy services should contact the grantee that serves their area, call 2-1-1- or go to mi211.org for information. The assistance will help eligible recipients meet home energy costs for their primary residence to prevent future crisis situations through payment or partial payment of one or more bills for electric, natural gas, propane, heating oil, or any other deliverable fuel used to provide heat. The program also includes services that will enable participants to become or work toward becoming self sufficient including helping participants to pay their energy bills on time, budgeting for and contributing to their ability to provide for energy expenses and using energy services to optimize energy savings. For more information, visit www.michigan.gov/energy.
2017 Leaf Removal Schedule
It's almost that time of year. The leaf removal schedule is here. Leaves are to be raked to the edge of the street. Where there are ditches, the leaves need to be raked out to the street edge of the ditch only and free from any debris. All residents are responsible to ensure vehicles are not obstructing the leaf pick-up process.
Leaf collection Zone 1 is all street north of Smith Street. Leaf Collection Zone 2 is all streets south of and including Smith St.
| Oct 16-Oct 20
|| Oct 23- Oct 27
| Oct 30 -Nov 3
|| Nov 6 - Nov 10
| Nov 13-Nov 17
|| Nov 20 - Nov 24
| Nov 27 - Dec 1
|| Dec 4-8
ALGONAC BLIGHT BUSTING AND BEAUTIFICATION GROUP!!!
WE ARE WILLING TO HELP!
If you need help with blight and need some extra hands doing so because you are elderly, handicapped or disadvantaged in any way we would be happy to help!
For more information click on the link below:
Algonac Blight Busting & Beautification Group
REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING DATES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018 CITY COUNCIL
|July 18, 2017
||January 2 and 16, 2018
|August 1 and 15, 2017
||February 6 and 20, 2018
|September 5 and 19, 2017
||March 6 and 20, 2018
|October 3 and 17, 2017
||April 3 and 17, 2018
|November 7 and 21, 2017
||May 1 and 15, 2018
|December 5 and 19, 2017
||June 5 and 19, 2018