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.
Meeting Cancellation Notice NEW
The March regular meeting of the Alpena City Planning Commission shceduled for March 11, 2014, has been canceled due to a lack of agenda items.
The next regular meeting of the Planning Commission will be tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 7 p.m., in the Council Chambers, Alpena City Hall.
More Payment Options Offered NEW
Effective March 3, 2014, the City of Alpena will be offering more options for citizens to pay water & sewer bills. In addition to paying bills in person, by credit card or using the outdoor drop box, citizens can now pay online by going to www.alpena.mi.us/online payments and services.html.
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Water & Sewer Rate Proposal NEW
At Monday's meeting the Municipal Council scheduled a Public Hearing for March 3, 2014, at 7 p.m. to discuss the proposed water and sewer rates and to receive public comments on the issue.
Click the links below to view the documents that were presented to the Municipal Council on Monday, February 17, 2014. Copies of these documents will be available to the public at City Hall, the Alpena County Library, and United Water.
Click here to download and view the Summary of Statements and Facts Regarding Proposed City/Township Unified Water and Sewer System....
Click here to download and view the Billed Utility Operations City of Alpena & Alpena Township.....
Click here to download and view the Sample Quarterly Water and Sewer Rates - Billed Scenario.....
2014 Personal Property Exemption NEW
Beginning with the 2014 tax year the personal property owned by a business or industry could qualify for exemption under recently passed Michigan laws.
To qualify for the exemption a business must have less than $80,000 worth of personal property in a taxing jurisdiction. The value of all the assets used by the business is figured by using the original cost of the assets and applying the depreciation multipliers listed on the personal property statement.
To learn more about the exemption call the City Assessor's Office at 989-354-1740 or click this link to access the State Tax Commission Bulletin describing the exemption process.
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Click here to download the "Affidavit of Owner of Eligible Personal Property Claiming Exemption from Collection of Taxes" form......
Street Name Signs for Sale
Street signs will be sold at the Public Works Service Center located at 1001 Long Lake Avenue on a first-come, first-servied 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 signed 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 complete list of signs for sale......