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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.

Fish Cleaning Station and Boaters Restroom seasonal closing. New
The City of Alpena announces the seasonal closure beginning on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 8:00 a.m.

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Seasonal closing of Harbor Drive and Starlite Beach restrooms. New

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Utility repairs will begin on Monday, October 17, 2016, resulting in the closure of the alley between Ninth and Tenth Avenue.

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Beginning Tuesday, October 11, 2016, the contractor for the Second Avenue Bridge Project will begin setting up equipment.

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Alpena Agency donates 500 fireman hats to Alpena City Fire.

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Public Works Service Center & Evergreen Cemetery Office will be Closed Thursday, October 6th, beginning at 10 a.m.

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Residential brush only pick up scheduled for Monday, October 10th through Thursday, October 13th.

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Last week the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Race was held.
On Saturday, September 24th, 2016 the community gathered and participated in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Race. Click below to view some of the pictures taken featuring some of our City Employees showing their support.


Residential brush only pick up for city residents coming on October 10th - 13th.
A news release will be forthcoming as the date gets closer.

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City Seeking Volunteers to Fill Vacancies on Boards and Commissions
The City of Alpena is seeking qualified volunteers to fill current
vacancies for these positions.

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Tunnel to Towers Street Closure
Beginning on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at 9:45 am the following streets
will be closed to vehicular traffic for the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5k

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Click here for map of street closures

Two-Way Street Conversion Postponement
Changing all one-way streets to two-way streets between Chisholm Street and River Street is being postponed.

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Reappraisal Firm Begins Work in the City
The contractor, Berg Assessing and Consulting, will be starting inspections of houses on the north side of the city starting the week of October 3, 2016.

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Fall Water Main Flushing Program
The City of Alpena Water/Wastewater Utility will be conducting seasonal water main flushing starting Monday, September 19th. Click on the link for more information and schedule dates and times.

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Second Avenue Bridge Project Public Meeting
On Wednesday, August 24, the City held a public meeting to discuss and field questions regarding the Second Avenue Bridge Project starting this fall. Click on the link below to see the informational brochure that was provided at the meeting.

To be included on a mailing list for project updates please email with "bridge project" in subject line.

Second Avenue Bridge Project Brochure

Grass Cutting Requirements
The City of Alpena would like to remind all residents that City Ordinance requires cutting of lawns by the 1st of the months of June through October and as many other times as may be necessary to prevent properties from becoming unsightly, noxious, or detrimental to public health and welfare.

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National Volunteer Week Proclamation
Mayor Waligora recently recognized and celebrated the work of the volunteers in and around the community as well as those amongst City Staff.

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Taking Advantage of the Weather
Prom goers took advantage of the beautiful weather on April 16 and had some great pictures taken at City Hall. Madison Amlotte, the City’s student employee, is pictured on the far right in the second row.

Teaching Health and Safety
Fire Fighter Paramedic Doug Krueger recently talked to All Saint's Kindergarten/First Grade students about health and safety.

March is Reading Month
Several employees from the City of Alpena helped area schools celebrate reading month.
HR Administrator Kathy Himes read “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie” to several Wilson School classes on Monday, March 21.  She is pictured below with Mrs. Gapske’s Kindergarten/First Grade students.

Frequently Asked Questions - Lead in Drinking Water
Suez, the City of Alpena's Utility Contractor, has received a few calls with concerns regarding lead content in drinking water. They have prepared a frequently asked questions brochure for public information. Click here to view it. If you have any additonal questions, please call the Suez Utility Office at 989-354-1400.

Special Council Meeting - Water & Sewer Public Information Session
The City conducted a public Information Session at a Special Council meeting on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. Click the links below for additional information.

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Recycling Guide

Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA)

Quarterly Financials
07/01/2015 - 12/31/2015

Dashboard - Updated
Citizen's Guide
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Debt Service
Employee Compensation
Consolidation Report - Updated
Title VI
Non-Discrimination Plan

News and Events

March 8, 2016
Election Results

Alpena Shoreline Debris Investigation Report

Application for Absent Voters Ballot

Master Recreation Plan

Street Name Signs
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