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.
Third Avenue and River Street Parking Lot Closure New
Beginning Thursday, May 30, 2013, the contractor for the City of Alpena will begin resurfacing the parking lot located at the intersection of Third Avenue and River Street. For the duration of this project, the parking lot will be closed to all traffic. Click here to read more......
Click here to view the DDA Parking Map......
City Offices Closed for Holiday New
Alpena City Hall and City offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2013, in observance of Memorial Day. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at 8 a.m.
Building Department Permit Requirements New
The City of Alpena has recently been informed of a change by the State of Michigan, Bureau of Constructions Codes that requires the property owners' signature on ALL building permit applications. Click here to read more......
Garbage Containers New
The Alpena City Building Department would like to remind residents that City Ordinances require household trash be placed in containers with tight fitting lids and placed out for collection no earlier than the night before the scheduled pickup.
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Required Lawn Cutting New
The City of Alpena would like to remind all residents that City Ordinance requires cutting of lawns by June 1, July 1, August 1, September 1, October 1, and November 1 or as many other times as may be necessary to prevent properties from becoming unsightly, noxious. detrimental to public health and welfare. Click here to read more......
Chisholm Street and State Avenue Paving New
MDOT's Contractor will begin removing the pavement surface on Monday and repave by Friday, Read more...
Employment Opportunity - Planning & Development Director New
The City of Alpena is accepting applications for the position of Planning & Development Director. Application and further information may be obtained from Kathy Himes, Human Resources Generalist, City Hall, 208 N. First Avenue, Alpena, MI 49707; by phone at (989) 354-1714; or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for submitting application and other data is June 3, 2013, at 4 p.m. EEO employer.
Click here to download the complete application packet......
Alley Closure New
The alley next to John A. Lau Restaurant, located at 414 N. Second Avenue, is closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic until further notice.
Trail Town New
The City of Alpena has been notified that we were successful in our efforts to secure participation in the Trail Town program. This program was established to provide technical assistance to jurisdictions looking to better leverage their existing trail system(s) to support local economic development and trail based tourism opportunities.
Click here to view the Trail Town slideshow......
Residential Yard Waste - Change In Drop Off
The Public Works Facility at 1001 Long Lake Avenue will no longer accept brush drop off until further notice. However, the Public Works Service Center, located at 1001 Long Lake Avenue, is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will continue to accept bagged lawn materials for City of Alpena residents only. Click here to read more......
Water & Sewer Rate Study
In 2012 the City of Alpena contracted with Gosling Czubak Engineering Sciences, Inc. to conduct a water and sewer rate study of the City of Alpena's water and sewer utility and to evaluate and review the expired Water and Sewer Agreement betweeen the City of Alpena and Alpena Township.
Please click below to review the documents that were presented to City Council at a Special Workshop meeting held on March 26, 2013.
Gosling Czubak Presentation
United Water Presentation
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 21, 2013. Any resident not wishing to pay the $10 surcharge must complete an opt out form and return it to the City Clerk's office by 5 p.m., Monday, October 21st. Click here to read more......
Street Name Signs Available 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-come, first-served basis. These signs are one-sided and have the street name on only one face. New signs are those from stock that have never been installed and are being sold for $15 each and used signs are those that have been installed in the system and removed and are being sold for $10 each. Contact Tami Romel, Public Works Stock Clerk, at (989) 354-1780 to purchase. Click here to view the list of signs available for sale......