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.
City of Alpena Issues Mandatory Run-Water Notice NEW
Because of severe winter weather conditions many water customers have experienced the interruption of water service due to frozen undeground pipes.
In an effort to prevent further freezing, the City of Alpena Water Department is authorizing all City water customers to continuously run their water 24 hours a day until further notice. The stream of water should be the diameter of a pencil. A utility sink in a basement area is an ideal location to run. Click here to read more.........
Historic Preservation Community Assessment Survey NEW
The City of Alpena welcomes you to take the Historic Preservation Community Assessment Survey. The focus of the Assessment is on historic preservation. Its purpose is to help Alpena document our current historical preservation efforts, benchmark our preservation ethic against other similar communities in the state, identify barriers to and opportunities for more effective preservation efforts, engage a wide range of community groups, generate action strategies, and track progress over time.
The Assessment is being conducted in partnership with the Michigan Historic Preservation Network (MHPN), a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing and preserving Michigan's rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Take the survey at your earliest convenience before the deadline of March 16, 2015. The survey should take about 20 minutes. Click here to take the survey now.......
Sidewalk Snow Removal NEW
The City of Alpena would like to remind residents to keep the sidewalks in front of their properties clear of snow. Click here to read more.......
Christmas Tree Drop-Off for City Residents
Residents are reminded that the City no longer offers curbside Christmas tree pickup, however, city residents can drop off their Christmas trees at the
Public Works Service Center on certain dates. Click here to read more.......
Winter Parking Hours
The City of Alpena Police Department would like to remind City residents that vehicles cannot be parking on City streets between the hours of 3 a.m. and 6 a.m., from November 1, through April 1. This prohibition is necesssary so that the City can thoroughly plow City streets during the winter months. Vehicles that are parked on a City street during the prohibition time period can be ticketed; and, if the vehicles interfere with snow plowing, those vehicles can be impounded at the owner's expense. Please help the City with its snow plowing efforts by not parking in the street during the prohibited time period. Overnight parking of vehicles in City lots is prohibited regardeless of the time of year unless a permit had already been issued. Click here to read more.......
City Seeking Volunteers to Fill Vacancies on Boards and Commissions
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.