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CITY EVENTS & CALENDAR

  • COMMISSION MEETING - Tuesday, September 02


  • PLEASE JOIN US for the Krazy Kazoo River Clean-up & Conservation Day at 9:00 AM on Saturday, October 4th at the Otsego Historical Museum, 218 N Farmer St, Otsego, MI 49078. For more information, please go to www.kalamazooriver.org


  • New Schedules
    New Pickup Schedules


  • DOOR-TO-DOOR SALESPEOPLE - REMINDER

    A reminder that any person that goes door to door to sell anything - MUST BE REGISTERED at City Hall. If you chose to talk to them, MAKE SURE to ask them if they are registered and ask to see their Signed License. Please NOTE that the City of Otsego is in no way endorsing the Licensed Person or what they are marketing. If they DO NOT have a License - please call City Hall or the Police Department.

  • DON'T MISS OUT!!!!

    **Reduced** choice single family residential home sites are available in the Eley Acres residential development. Restricted plat. View map. Reduced lot prices - for the first five lots sold. Lots will be sold at half price until five lots are sold. Restrictions apply. For additional information contact City Clerk's office, 269-692-3391 MON - FRI, 8:00 a.m. To 5:00 p.m.

  • Rental Housing Inspection Checklist

  • The Otsego Master Plan - Click to view the 2014 Otsego Master Plan

  • Proposed Rental Inspection Ordinance

  • Check out Main Street's New Website - www.otsegomainstreet.org For upcoming Events and Volunteer Opportunities.

  • Water & Sewer Issues - Please call City Hall first, so that the City can determine if it is a City issue or the homeowners responsibility. 692-3391 or after hours 692-6111.

  • Checkout our Facebook Page for updates!

  • #153 Otsego Fireworks Ord.pdf

  • At the September 3, 2013, City Commission Meeting - Matt Shankle was sworn in as a City Commissioner. He will be filling the unexpired term of Stacy Rogers, which is until November 2015. Please welcome Commissioner Shankle. Pictured below is the current Otsego City Commission.


  • THANK YOU OTSEGO
    The Otsego Fire Department would like express a huge "Thank You" to all the residents in the City and Township of Otsego, we are very grateful for your support for the purchase of a new Fire Truck!


  • MAIN STREET MANAGER NAMED
    Congratulations Molly Wieber!

  • Visit our online Calendar for additional events!
CITY NEWSLETTER

The City's Newsletter is available at these locations: If you would like to have the Newsletter sent to you via email, contact City Hall or email the City Clerk.

LOCAL NEWS

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THANK YOU OTSEGO - YOU DID IT!


FIREFIGHTER KYLE VISITS DIX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MLIVE: "The Otsego Fire Department is reaching out to schools to try to educate kids about the importance of fire safety. Continued ..."

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CITY OF OTSEGO - CITY COMMISSION

At the September 3, 2013, City Commission Meeting - Matt Shankle was sworn in as a City Commissioner. He will be filling the unexpired term of Stacy Rogers, which is until November 2015. Please welcome Commissioner Shankle. Pictured below is the current Otsego City Commission.
  • Community Events:


    BRUSH PICK-UP

    Curb-side brush pick up for residents is scheduled for the first Tuesday of each month. Loose brush should be placed in the curb lawn before 7:00 a.m. on the scheduled day of pick-up, but no sooner than the week before. No large limbs will be picked up. Limbs up to 4 inches in diameter and no longer than 8 feet in length and no more than one truck load will be picked up. Please, arrange brush so that the trunk of the limb is facing the street and piles are no higher than 4 feet in height, this will allow for easier pick-up. Rocks, root-balls, flowers, tree trunks, and like material or brush generated by a commercial tree service will not be picked up. These materials can also be taken to the City's Transfer Station free of charge. Thank you for your cooperation!

    CITY OF OTSEGO PASSES COMPLETE STREETS RESOLUTION

    Otsego, MI. - The City of Otsego continued their vision of designing a healthy and accessible community at their regular scheduled City Council meeting Monday night.

    Otsego City Council members unanimously approved a Complete Streets Resolution to include Complete Streets design considerations and practices as a routine part of infrastructure planning and implementation. The resolution comes after a presentation was made by Kathryn Gray, Public Policy Specialist for Disability Network/Lakeshore, to the Otsego Planning Commission at their June 27th meeting indicating the benefits of such a resolution.
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    OTSEGO BROWNFIELD PROJECT

    Visit Otsego Brownfield Success Story to learn more Brownfield Grant and about the Platt Street cleanup project!

    MAIN STREET PROJECTS

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    NEWSLETTER

    Main Street Newsletter, Oct. 2013

    MAIN STREET PROJECT - ICE RINK

    Thank you to the volunteers that prepped the area for the ice rink. The second phase of the project will be completed as soon as the weather turns colder. Please contact Tim Andrus at 254-2172, if you can volunteer. Thank you!! Another Main Street Volunteer Project in Progress! MAIN STREET AT WORK - HAPPY HOLIDAYS

    MAINSTREET on FACEBOOK

    Mainstreet on Facebook

    EVIP Dashboard

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    PUBLIC NOTICES

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    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.
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    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.

    VOTING

    For Voting or Registration Information Contact:
    Angela Cronen, City Clerk at 269-692-3391 or EMAIL US.

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