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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.

Online Tax Payments New
Effective December 1, 2016, tax payments can be made through the internet or phone using a debit or credit card.

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Second Avenue Bridge lane closure New
Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, the contractor for the Second Avenue Bridge Project will shut down one of the lanes of traffic on the Bridge.

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Second Avenue Bridge opening New
On Thursday, December 1, 2016, the contractor for the City of Alpena will be opening the Second Avenue Bridge in coordination with the ongoing bridge maintenance project. The Thursday bridge closure will begin at 8:30 a.m. and continue through 11:30 a.m. Detour signage will be established for traffic.

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City Christmas Tree New
This year’s City Christmas Tree, which is located in Downtown Alpena at Culligan Plaza, was donated by the Alpena County Fairgrounds.

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Bagged lawn clippings and leaf drop off. New
The Public Works Service Center, located at 1001 Long Lake Avenue, will be open on the following Saturdays from 8:00 a.m until 2:00 p.m for drop off of bagged lawn clippings and leaves.

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Public Invited! Island Park Covered Bridge Dedication & Holiday Lighting Ceremony New
The City of Alpena is pleased to announce the upcoming Island Park Covered Bridge Dedication and Holiday Lighting Ceremony taking place on Saturday, November 26, 2016.

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Reappraisal Firm continues work in the City. New
The Contractor that is performing the reappraisal of the residential class of properties in the City of Alpena, Berg Assessing and Consulting, plan on starting inspections of houses in the Minor Street and River Street area of the City the week of November 14, 2016.

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Last residential brush and bagged leaf pick up of the year for city residents beginning on Monday, November 7th through Thursday, November 10th. New

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Winter Parking Hours Reminder. New
The City of Alpena Police Department would like to remind city residents that vehicles cannot be parked on City streets between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m., from November 1 through April 1.

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Alpena Agency donates 500 fireman hats to Alpena City Fire.

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Last week the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Race was held.
On Saturday, September 24th, 2016 the community gathered and participated in the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Race. Click below to view some of the pictures taken featuring some of our City Employees showing their support.

City Seeking Volunteers to Fill Vacancies on Boards and Commissions
The City of Alpena is seeking qualified volunteers to fill current
vacancies for these positions.

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Two-Way Street Conversion Postponement
Changing all one-way streets to two-way streets between Chisholm Street and River Street is being postponed.

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National Volunteer Week Proclamation
Mayor Waligora recently recognized and celebrated the work of the volunteers in and around the community as well as those amongst City Staff.

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Taking Advantage of the Weather
Prom goers took advantage of the beautiful weather on April 16 and had some great pictures taken at City Hall. Madison Amlotte, the City’s student employee, is pictured on the far right in the second row.

Teaching Health and Safety
Fire Fighter Paramedic Doug Krueger recently talked to All Saint's Kindergarten/First Grade students about health and safety.

March is Reading Month
Several employees from the City of Alpena helped area schools celebrate reading month.
HR Administrator Kathy Himes read “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie” to several Wilson School classes on Monday, March 21.  She is pictured below with Mrs. Gapske’s Kindergarten/First Grade students.

Frequently Asked Questions - Lead in Drinking Water
Suez, the City of Alpena's Utility Contractor, has received a few calls with concerns regarding lead content in drinking water. They have prepared a frequently asked questions brochure for public information. Click here to view it. If you have any additonal questions, please call the Suez Utility Office at 989-354-1400.

Special Council Meeting - Water & Sewer Public Information Session
The City conducted a public Information Session at a Special Council meeting on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. Click the links below for additional information.

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Recycling Guide

Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA)

Quarterly Financials
07/01/2015 - 12/31/2015

Dashboard - Updated
Citizen's Guide
Budget (EVIP)
Debt Service
Employee Compensation
Consolidation Report - Updated
Title VI
Non-Discrimination Plan

News and Events

March 8, 2016
Election Results

Alpena Shoreline Debris Investigation Report

Application for Absent Voters Ballot

Master Recreation Plan

Street Name Signs
Available for Sale

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