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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.

Railroad Crossing Improvements NEW
Beginning on tuesday, September 2, 2014, a contractor for Lake State Railway will begin reconstruction of the Ripley Street crossing, near Ninth Avenue. Ripley Street will be closed to all through traffic at this crossing while the work is in progress.

Traffic shall utilize Nith Avenue, Cavanaugh Street, and Eleventh Avenue as a detour route. Signage will be present to direct motorists.

This work is expected to last until Thursday, September 4, when crews will then begin reconstruction of the Wessel Road crossing, north of Second Avenue. Wessel Road will be closed to all through traffic at this crossing while the work is in progress.

Traffic shall utilize Long Lake Avenue and Commerce Drive as a detour route. Signage will be present to direct motorist.

All work is expected to be completed on Saturday, September 6, 2014, unless weather or construction delays occur.

City Offices Closed for Holiday NEW
Alpena City Hall and City offices will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of Labor Day.

Offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at 8 a.m.

Grant Street Opening NEW
At 6 p.m. today, Tuesday, August 26, 2014, Grant Street from Hobbs Drive to Addison Street will be open to all thru traffic.

This new section of street continues the center-left turn lane, from Addison Street to Brooke Street, with sidewalk along the north side. Click here to read more.......

Notice of Public Hearing NEW
The City of Alpena Municipal Council will conduct a Public Hearing on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 208 N. First Avenue, to consider changing Third Avenue, between Chisholm Street and River Street, from one-way traffic to two-way traffic. Click here to read more.......

Street Name Signs 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-com, first-serve basis. These signs are one-sided and have the street name on only one face. Please contact Tami Romel, Public Works Stock Clerk, at (989) 354-1780 to purchase. Click here to view a list of the street name signs available for purchase.......

Achievement of Excellence in Financial Reporting
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Alpena by the Government Financial Officers Association of the United State and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). Click here to read more.......

Online Tax Payments
Beginning Tuesday July 1, 2014, the City of Alpena will begin accepting tax payments via credit or debit card over the internet. Click here to read more.......

Grant Street Closure
Beginning Monday, June 9, 2014, MacArthur Construction will begin the reconstruction of Grant Street from Hobbs Drive to Addison Street.

Grant Street, from Hobbs Drive to Addison Street, will be closed to all traffic. Access to driveways along Grant Street will be limited and residents may have to park on side streets for extended periods. Commercial driveways and street intersections will be passable with some interruption. Click here to read more.......

City Assessor's Office to Conduct Reappraisal
This summer the City of Alpena Assessor's Office will be conducting a reappraisal of the residential class of property within the City. The Michigan State commission recommends reappraising all parcels every 5 years. The purpose of the reappraisal is to ensure fair and accurate assessments. Click here to read more.......

The City is Now Accepting Fire FIghter/Paramedic Applications
For more information and the application packet click here.

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August 5, 2014
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2014 Brush and Bagged Material Pickup Schedule

Alpena Recycling Board
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Street Name Signs Available for Sale


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