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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.

Closing of Fish Cleaning Station NEW
The fish cleaning station at the City Marina will be closed on September 25, 26, and 27 to allow the Department of Public Works to paint the interior of the building.

Deadline for Recycling Surcharge NEW
The City of Alpena would like to remind residents that the deadline for opting out of the recycling program is October 13, 2014. Any resident not wishing to pay the $10.00 surcharge must complete an opt out form and return it to the City Clerk’s office by 5:00 p.m., Monday, October, 13 to prevent the charge from being placed on their property tax bill. The City Clerk only receives opt out forms for city residents. Those living in the townships must contact their own township officials for forms and dead-lines.

Forms are available at City Hall, located at 208 N. First Avenue. They are also available for download on the City website. Questions may directed to Don Gilmet at 989-354-1761.

Three New Firefighters Take Oath of Office for the City Fire Department NEW

The City Fire Department has 3 new firefighters/paramedics to serve area residents.
(L to R) Jeremiah Misiak, Brent Tajkowski, and Tyler Suszek took their Oath of Office
before a gathering of co-workers, City officials, and friends and family.

City Seeking Volunteers to Fill Vacancies on Boards and Commissions NEW
The City of Alpena is seeking qualified volunteers to fill current vacancies on the following:

  • Recreation Advisory Board
  • Planning Commission

Volunteers fulfill an important role in City government and they get the satisfaction of serving our community.

If you are interested in applying for a current vacancy or would like information on City boards or commissions, call the City Manager's Office at 989-354-1714.

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.......

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Dashboard - Updated
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Consolidation Report - Updated

News and Events

August 5, 2014
Election Results

2014 Brush and Bagged Material Pickup Schedule

Alpena Recycling Board
Recycling Opt Out Form

Street Name Signs Available for Sale

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