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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Buttles Street Road Diet Project Begins Monday, May 14

May 11, 2018 - On Monday, May 14, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close the far right lane of US-10 BR/Buttles Street from Jerome Street to State Street to begin implementing a planned road diet study.

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Residents Invited to Tridge Re-dedication Ceremony on May 12

May 2, 2018 – Midland residents and Tridge aficionados across Michigan are invited to celebrate the iconic landmark’s 2017 renovation at a grand re-dedication ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the foot of the Tridge near...

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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Access to Chippewassee Park via Golfside Drive Closed Due to Construction

March 5, 2018 – Effective until further notice, the City of Midland has closed vehicle and pedestrian access to Chippewassee Park from Golfside Drive due to potential hazards related to the M-20 Bridge construction.

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Midland City Manager Named Outstanding Community Administrator by Michigan Association of Planning

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November 4, 2016 – Midland City Manager Jon Lynch received the Michigan Association of Planning (MAP) 2016 Outstanding Community Administrator Award during the organization’s Planning Michigan Annual Conference October 26 – 28 in Kalamazoo.

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

UM-Dearborn’s iLabs’ eCities Recognizes City of Midland for Positive Entrepreneurial Climate

November 2, 2016 – The City of Midland has been recognized for its work to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development in the annual eCities study conducted by researchers at iLabs, University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Resear...Read on...

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Posted on: August 17, 2016

Midland Becomes 1st Michigan City to Receive Safe Communities Accreditation

August 17, 2016 – After a year-long accreditation process, the City of Midland has received designation as a Safe Community through the National Safety Council’s Safe Communities America® program. The City becomes just the nineteenth community in America ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

Jefferson Avenue Bridge to Close for MDOT Construction

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July 1, 2016 – Beginning Wednesday, July 6, MDOT will close the US 10 overpass at Jefferson Avenue for bridge deck repairs and overlay. This construction will also affect lane closures on US 10 at that location.

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

City of Midland Issues Reminders on Election Sign Placement

July 1, 2016 – With the August 2 primary election only a month away, the City of Midland would like to remind citizens of regulations regarding election sign placement:

• Election signs may be placed on private property only.
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Posted on: July 1, 2016

N. Saginaw/Woodlawn Intersection to See Closures for Sewer Construction

July 1, 2016 – Two lanes of northwest bound Saginaw Road will be closed on Wednesday, July 6 and Thursday, July 7 at the Woodlawn Street intersection for storm sewer construction. Northwest bound traffic on Saginaw will use the center turn lane. Woodlawn ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

N. Saginaw Road, Wheeler Street to See Closures on July 5

July 1, 2016 – Beginning Tuesday, July 5, N. Saginaw Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction from Eastman Avenue to Tucker Street for street reconstruction. In addition, Wheeler Street will be closed in both directions from Tucker Street to Sag...Read on...

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

Dial-A-Ride to Offer Sunday Bus Service During Trial Period

June 21, 2016 – City of Midland Dial-A-Ride will begin offering Sunday bus service beginning Sunday, July 10, 2016, as part of a 12- to 18-month trial service expansion. Following the end of the trial period, Dial-A-Ride will evaluate usage rates and pass...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Midland DDA Announces Redevelopment Design Review Sessions

June 17, 2016 – Having completed its first round of public input sessions earlier this month, the Midland Downtown Development Authority (DDA) invites community members to review initial design concepts and provide feedback for the downtown streetscape re...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Guyer Joins City of Midland as Communications Coordinator

June 17, 2016 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Katie Guyer has joined the staff this week as Communications Coordinator.

Guyer brings more than 10 years of marketing and communications expertise to the position, including experience wi...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Parks and Recreation’s L.E.A.P. Set to Start

June 17, 2016 – The City of Midland’s popular summer recreation program for adults who have disabilities kicks off Monday, June 20.

Midland’s Lifetime Education and Adventure Program (L.E.A.P.) features supervised activities to broaden experiences an...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Now Available

June 17, 2016 – The City of Midland’s 2015 Drinking Water Quality Report is now available online at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/waterreport.

The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is intended to update residents on the City’s efforts to ensure the safety...Read on...

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Posted on: June 3, 2016

Parks with Water Features Open

June 3, 2016 – The City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department has opened the Gerstacker and Longview sprayparks for the season.

Gerstacker Spraypark, located at 100 Ashman Street near the Tridge, features waterspouts for families looking to spli...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Pay City Parking Tickets Online or by Phone

May 20, 2016 – City of Midland parking tickets can now be paid online or by phone. To pay online, visit www.parkingticketpayment.com/midland. To pay by phone, call 1-855-352-9605. A $3.50 convenience fee is charged for these payments. Parking ticket p...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Library Closed Sundays in Summer

May 20, 2016 – Beginning Sunday, May 29, the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will be closed on Sundays during the summer months. Sunday hours of 1-5 p.m. will resume on September 11.

Call 989-837-3430 with any questions.

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Now Accepting Appreciation of Beautification Nomination Forms

May 20, 2016 – Midland’s Beautification Advisory Committee would like you to nominate a friend, neighbor, or even someone you don’t know for doing an outstanding job of making Midland more beautiful.

The committee is accepting nominations for the annua...Read on...

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Posted on: May 16, 2016

Jefferson Avenue Overpass Detour Planned as MDOT Schedules Local Bridge Work for Summer

May 13, 2016 – Midland motorists will want to plan routes accordingly as the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) gears up to begin work in July on three US-10 bridges and overpasses at Eastman Avenue, Jefferson Avenue and Waldo Road.
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Posted on: May 19, 2016

“Jazz Up” Your Summer with Walk Midland

May 20, 2016 – Take a step towards better health with the annual Walk Midland program.

Walk Midland hosts two-mile walks at various locations in Midland. Walks are free of charge and take place on Mondays at City Forest (meet at the trail head); Tues...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

Sign up for MCTV’s Summer Video Camp

May 6, 2016 – It’s hands-on and fun! Midland County youth are invited to apply for an opportunity to work behind the scenes or in front of the camera at one of Midland Community Television’s (MCTV) Summer Video Camps.

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

Reminders about Dog Control within City

May 6, 2016 – The City of Midland would like to remind dog owners of City regulations that promote safety and an attractive community:

Section 3-17 of the Code of Ordinances states:
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Posted on: April 29, 2016

Recreational Tennis Lessons for the Whole Family

April 29, 2016 – Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Greater Midland Tennis Center, is proud to announce the 2016 Tennis Lessons Program. Tennis lessons will take place at the Tennis Center.

Registration for 2016 lessons begins Monda...Read on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Dublin Avenue Closure/Detour Set for Monday

April 22, 2016 – On Monday, April 25, Dublin Avenue, south of Countryside Drive, will be closed to traffic for storm sewer installation as part of the W. Sugnet Road extension project. A detour will be in effect to route motorists around the closure util...Read on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Yard Waste Collection Stickers Required Beginning May 2

April 22, 2016 – The City of Midland’s free yard waste collection within the city of Midland ends for the spring season on Friday, April 29. Collection stickers for yard waste bags and bins will be required starting Monday, May 2.

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Free Woodchips Available to Midland Residents

April 22, 2016 – The City of Midland currently has free woodchips at the Central Park parking lot on Collins Street across from Central Park Elementary School, formerly Central Middle School. The chips are available to residents on a first come, first se...Read on...

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Posted on: April 15, 2016

City Rules Regarding Sign Usage and Advertising on Parked Vehicles

April 15, 2016 – The warmer weather brings an increase in yard signs advertising rummage sales, homes for sale, and open houses. Before posting any signage, citizens should note the City of Midland’s sign usage rules.

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

Reminders about Parking in the City

March 31, 2016 – With the Great Lakes Loons’ first home game set for April 9 and an increase in vehicle and pedestrian traffic likely to occur, the City of Midland would like to remind citizens of parking regulations in the city.

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Posted on: April 8, 2016

Get in the Swim of Summer – Swim Passes Available

April 8, 2016 – It might still be chilly outside but it is time to start thinking about the warm days of summer!

SWIM PASSES: Season swim passes are now on sale at the Parks and Recreation Office and will be available at the pool on Wednesday, June ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2016

City of Midland Seeks Boards & Commissions Members: Application Deadline April 22

March 24, 2016 – City residents interested in the Midland community, get involved! The City is accepting applications to fill positions on various City boards and commissions.

Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m., Friday, April 22, 2016. Forms...Read on...

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

City Videos: Lots to Watch!

Check out the many videos we have of past board and commission plus City Council meetings, our award-winning "City in 15" show, and special programming - all produced through MCTV. Enjoy!

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Posted on: November 17, 2015

City Hall News: E-newsletter About Your City Government

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Join this free, weekly e-newsletter about all things City of Midland.

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

Midland Recognized for Developing Positive Entrepreneurial Climate

For the sixth year in a row, Midland has been recognized for its work to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development in the annual eCities study. The study, conducted by researchers at iLabs, University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innova...Read on...

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Posted on: March 25, 2015

City Construction Projects Planned for 2015

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March 25, 2015 – The City of Midland Engineering Department is ramping up for a busy spring and summer, with various construction projects planned for roadways in Midland.

Major street projects that could affect citizens’ travel routes are described b...Read on...

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

Submit Requests for Public Improvements by November 1

October 2, 2015 – It is that time of year again – time to request public water and sewer service and paving of gravel streets in city of Midland locations that currently do not have these amenities.

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Posted on: March 25, 2015

City Construction Projects Planned for 2015

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March 25, 2015 – The City of Midland Engineering Department is ramping up for a busy spring and summer, with various construction projects planned for roadways in Midland.

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

City Hires Schwarz as Director of Water Services

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September 20, 2019 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Peter Schwarz has been hired as the Director of Water Services.

Schwarz returns to the City of Midland after serving as the General Manager of the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Wate...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Downtown Trail Closure Week of September 23 for Bridge Cleaning

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September 20, 2019 – The paved walking and biking path along the Tittabawassee River in Downtown Midland will close temporarily beginning Monday, September 23 to accommodate sandblasting and cleaning of the Poseyville Bridge as part of the Main ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Airport Road Reconstruction Begins Monday, September 23

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September 20, 2019 – Beginning Monday, September 23, Airport Road will be closed to eastbound traffic for approximately 4 – 5 weeks as the roadway undergoes repaving, shoulder work, and ditch c...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

"Hotspots of the World" Fall Lecture Series Begins September 26

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September 20, 2019 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library kicks off its Fall Lecture Series “Hotspots of the World” next Thursday, September 26 at 7 p.m. with an exploration of the political climate and contentious conf...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

'The Faygo Book' Author Event at the Library on September 24

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September 20, 2019 – Residents are invited to “pop” into the Orchard Room of the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library on Tuesday, September 24 at 7 p.m. for a fun author event that will be bubbling with interesting informat...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Annual Fall Festival Returns to Downtown Midland Sept. 28

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September 20, 2019 – Festifall, Downtown Midland’s annual celebration of all things autumn, returns to Main Street on Saturday, September 28 for the fourth consecutive year. The event features a variety of free, family-friendly activit...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Third Annual Midland Neighbor Week is September 24-30

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September 20, 2019 – National Good Neighbor Day is celebrated annually on September 28 – and this year, the special day will also kick off both Midland Neighbor Week and Cultural Awareness Month in the Midland community.

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Tee’d Up Downtown Online Sculpture Auction Begins Tonight

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September 19, 2019 – Public art aficionados and fans of the Tee’d Up Downtown Summer Sculpture Series will have the opportunity to bid on their favorite pieces through an online auction beginning September 19 at 7 p.m.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

W. Wackerly Street Reconstruction Begins Week of September 16

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September 13, 2019 – Beginning the week of September 16, W. Wackerly Street will undergo a 4 – 5 week reconstruction project between Dublin Avenue and Stark Road.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Street Reconstruction on Hidden Stone, W. Collins Begins Week of September 16

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September 13, 2019 – Hidden Stone Court and a portion of W. Collins Street will be closed to through traffic beginning next week as crews perform street reconstruction projects on these roadways.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Tee’d Up Downtown Live Sculpture Auction Cancelled

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September 13, 2019 – The live Sculpture Auction for the 2019 Downtown Summer Sculpture Series that was previously scheduled for Thursday, September 19 has been cancelled by the Midland Downtown Development Authority.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

New E-CityHall Survey Collects Input on Road Diet Trial

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September 13, 2019 – The City of Midland invites Midland residents and M-20 corridor users to share their input on the current Buttles Street road diet trial via a new survey launched on the City’s online public engagement platform, E-CityHall.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

City Resumes Water Flushing Activities

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September 13, 2019 – On Monday, September 16, City of Midland Water Distribution crews will resume its annual water main flushing program that began in the spring. Crews will begin in Section 5 on the northwest side of the City, then continue to...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

September Computer Classes at the Library

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September 13, 2019 – Learn tips and tricks for using your computer during a series of computer classes this month at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library.

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Annual Surface Treatment Program Coming Soon to City Streets

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September 6, 2019 – In the coming weeks, several residential streets in the City of Midland will see improvements as part of the 2019 surface treatment program.

The program provides a cost-effective preventative maintenance solution to i...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Reminder: Flooding, Flood Insurance and Construction in the Floodplain

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September 6, 2019 – There are several flood hazard areas throughout the City of Midland.  Most flooding occurs from the Tittabawassee and Chippewa Rivers, Sturgeon and Snake Creeks, and Inman Drain, and can usually be forecast ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Summer 2019 Tax Payments Due September 16

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August 30, 2019 – Residents are reminded that Summer 2019 tax payments are due and payable without penalty or interest through September 16, 2019 to the City of Midland Treasurer’s Office, 333 W. Ellsworth St. A four ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Main Street Plaza Construction Begins September 4

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August 29, 2019 – The final phase of the Downtown Midland streetscape renovation is slated to begin on Wednesday, September 4. The “Main Street Plaza” project will include road resurfacing; updated sidewalks, lighting, and la...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Barstow Woods Park Reopens Following Tree Work

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August 30, 2019 – Barstow Woods Park has completely reopened to the public following the removal of over 320 dead and hazard ash trees and several acres of invasive buckthorn.  

In the coming weeks, Parks and Recreation staff wi...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

"Hotspots of the World" Fall Lecture Series Begins September 26

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August 30, 2019 – This fall, the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will explore world conflict in its free Fall Lecture Series “Hotspots of the World”. Through a series of four evening events, local experts will discuss ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Grace A. Dow Library Reopens on Sundays

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August 30, 2019 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will open again on Sunday afternoons beginning on Sunday, September 8, 2019.  The Library will be open from 1– 5 p.m. on Sundays until Summer 2020.

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

City of Midland Police Chief Takes New Position

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August 20, 2019 – The City of Midland announces that Police Chief Cliff Block will leave his position to become the new Chief of University Police for Saginaw Valley State University effective September 12, 2019. 

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Residents Reminded to Obey 'Road Closed' Signs

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August 15, 2019 – As the 2019 orange barrel season comes to a close, the City of Midland reminds residents to obey all posted construction signs. Failure to comply with construction signs pose an immediate threat to worker safety and may cause da...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

City Welcomes Public Input on Downtown Parking Study

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 August 9, 2019 – The City of Midland invites the public to get involved in the Downtown Midland Parking Study by sharing their feedback at a public input session on Tuesday, August 20.

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

E. Sugnet Road, Hartford Ct Reconstruction Begins Week of August 12

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August 9, 2019 – Beginning the week of August 12, a portion of E. Sugnet Road and Hartford Court will be closed to traffic as both roadways undergo street reconstruction projects.

E. Sugnet Road will be closed to westbound thru traffic from Washi...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Byrd St, Bauss Ct Set for Reconstruction to Begin Next Week

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August 2, 2019 – Two City residential streets, Byrd Street and Bauss Court, will undergo street reconstruction and water main replacement beginning the week of August 5.

Byrd Street will be closed from E. Ashman to Wyllys Street, while Bauss Cour...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Residents Invited to Attend Public Walking Tours, Info Sessions on Road Diet Trial

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July 31, 2019 – The City of Midland invites Midland residents and M-20 corridor users to an upcoming public information session regarding the future vision of Indian and Buttles streets, including a discussion on the current road diet t...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Currie Parkway Bridge Reopens to Eastbound Traffic Only

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July 23, 2019 – The City of Midland has announced that the historic Currie Parkway Bridge has been repaired following damage sustained due to excessive and overweight vehicle usage in November 2018.

At this time, the Currie Parkway Bridge will be...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Parks & Recreation Receives $300K Grant for Miracle Field

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July 12, 2019 – City of Midland Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that it has received a $300,000 grant from the Charles J. Strosacker Foundation to be used towards construction of the City’s Midland Miracle Field.

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Students Selected for 2019 Sister City Student Exchange

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July 12, 2019 – The Midland-Handa Sister City Committee is pleased to introduce the three Midland students selected to travel to Handa, Japan for three weeks this month for its 2019 student exchange program.

Midland High School senior Luca Jolly,...

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

City Hires New City Clerk, Announces Departmental Changes

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July 8, 2019 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Erica Armstrong has been hired as the new City Clerk effective July 10. The announcement comes following a departmental restructuring that will make the City Clerk’s Office...

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Notice of Changes to Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Service Area

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July 5, 2019 – An upcoming change to the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library’s catalog and check-out software system will limit the availability of free Library cards for residents living outside of the Library’s legal ser...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

City Water/Sewer Billing Office to Offer Electronic Billing

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June 27, 2019 – Effective July 1, 2019, the City of Midland Water/Sewer Billing Office will offer electronic billing (e-billing) options for water/sewer bills. When a bill is posted, the account holder will receive an email notification...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

City Promotes Frazee to Director of Wastewater Services

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June 27, 2019 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Patrick Frazee has been promoted to Director of Wastewater Services effective Monday, July 1, 2019.

Frazee was hired as the City’s Wastewater Superintendent in April 2016 f...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Investigation of Fatal Incident at Sanitary Landfill June 27

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June 27, 2019 - On Thursday, June 27, 2019 at approximately 8:51 am, MidMichigan EMS, Midland Fire Department and Midland Police Department were dispatched to 4311 E. Ashman St. at the City of Midland Sanitary Landfill. They were responding to a ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Updated Annual Midland Drinking Water Quality Report Available

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 June 20, 2019 – The City of Midland’s 2018 Drinking Water Quality Report, updated for additional information on lead, is now available online at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/waterreport.

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Summer 2019 Tax Notices to Hit Mailboxes in July

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June 20, 2019 – Summer tax notices to City of Midland property owners are scheduled to be mailed out the first week of July.  Summer taxes are due and payable without penalty or interest from July 1 through September 16, 2019. ...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Price Increases for City Refuse, Yard Waste Bins

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June 6, 2019 – Effective July 1, 2019, the cost to purchase a City of Midland refuse or yard waste bin will increase from $65 to $70. Bins are sold to residents at the City’s cost.

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Residents Reminded of Updates to City Fireworks Ordinance

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May 17, 2019  The City of Midland reminds residents of recent changes made to the City’s fireworks ordinance that mirror new fireworks laws set by the Michigan State Legislature in 2018.

As of April 22, 2019, Section 16-34 of the Code of...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

DDA to Host Adult Recess Downtown This Summer

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May 17, 2019 – If you’ve longed for the days when your life included recess, then you’re in luck: Adult Recess is coming to Downtown Midland!

The City of Midland and the Downtown Development Authority have teamed up t...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Notice of Sanitary Sewer Overflow, May 10

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May 10, 2019 – The City of Midland Wastewater Plant is notifying the public of a sanitary sewer overflow event that occurred on Friday, May 10.

An equipment malfunction at one of the City’s sanitary sewer pumping stations resul...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Weed and Grass Trimming Reminders

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May 9, 2019  The City of Midland Building Department reminds property owners that the height of grass and weeds in their yards must be maintained in accordance with the City’s Code of Ordinances.

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Yard Waste Collection Stickers Required Beginning Monday, May 6

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May 3, 2019 – The City of Midland’s free yard waste collection within the city of Midland ends for the spring season on Friday, May 3. Collection stickers for yard waste bags and bins will be required starting Monday, May 6.

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Reminders about Dog Control in the City

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May 3, 2019 – The City of Midland would like to remind dog owners of City regulations that promote safety and an attractive community:

Section 3-17 of the Code of Ordinances states:

It shall be unlawful for any person to permit or allow a...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

City Rules Regarding Sign Usage and Advertising on Parked Vehicles

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April 18, 2019 – The warmer weather brings an increase in yard signs advertising rummage sales, homes for sale, and open houses.  Before posting any signage, citizens should note the City of Midland’s sign usage rules.

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

City Joins Keep America Beautiful Network

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April 5, 2019 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that it has joined the affiliate network of Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, with the certification of the Keep Midland Beautiful...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Video Inspections of City Sewers Begin April 9

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April 5, 2019 – Beginning Tuesday, April 9, wastewater asset management contractor RedZone Robotics will begin the process of visually inspecting over 1 million feet of City sewer lines as part of the improvement efforts recommended by the City&...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Parking Reminders in the City

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April 5, 2019 – With the Great Lakes Loons’ first home game set for April 6 and an increase in vehicle and pedestrian traffic likely to occur, the City of Midland would like to remind citizens of parking regulations in the city.

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Annual Midland Drinking Water Quality Report Available on City Website

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March 29, 2019 – The City of Midland’s 2018 Drinking Water Quality Report is now available online at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/waterreport.

The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is intended to update residents on the City&...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Arbor Day Foundation Names Midland Tree City USA

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March 29, 2019 – Midland has been named a 2018 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Midland achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Help Keep Waterways Clean and Debris-Free

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March 29, 2019 – The City of Midland reminds residents to help keep our local waterways clean and free of garbage and pollutants.

In addition to being a violation of the City’s Code of Ordinances, dumping materials into waterwa...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Mayor Donker Receives Michigan Municipal League's Community Builder Award

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March 25, 2019 – Midland mayor Maureen Donker was recently honored with the Community Builder Award by the Michigan Municipal League during its annual Capital Conference Awards Gala March 19 in Lansing.

The award honors individuals whose leadersh...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Currie Municipal Golf Course Named Facility of the Year by Billy Casper Golf

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March 22, 2019 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Currie Municipal Golf Course has been named the 2018 Central Region Facility of the Year by Billy Casper Golf (BCG).

The award, presented during BCG’s annual meeting last ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

City Planning Director Receives 1st State Bank RUBY Award

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February 28, 2019 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Director of Planning and Community Development Grant...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

City Construction Projects Planned for Spring and Summer 2019

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February 22, 2019 – The City of Midland Engineering Department is ramping up for another busy construction season in 2019 with a variety of street reconstruction, resurfacing, and water main replacement projects on this year’s...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

2019 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates Announced

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February 22, 2019 – The City of Midland Sanitary Landfill has announced the 2019 dates for household hazardous waste collection:

  • Tuesday, April 23
  • Wednesday, June 19
  • Thursday, August 29
  • Wednesday, October 30

On these dates, at no charge, Midland Coun...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Saturday Morning Hours at Landfill Resume March 2

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February 15, 2019 – The City of Midland Sanitary Landfill resumes Saturday morning operations beginning March 2, 2019.

The Landfill will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. until noon on Saturdays from March 2 through November 30, 2019....

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Public Access, Government Affairs Podcasts Available from MCTV

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January 18, 2019 – Midland Community Television (MCTV) is pleased to announce two new podcast services that are now available to Midland residents and organizations: Community Voices and Government Affairs. These podcasts are an audio-o...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

January Media Creator Workshops at the MCTV Network

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January 4, 2019 – The Midland Community Television (MCTV) Network is offering media creator workshops to residents and nonprofit organizations located in Midland County. At these workshops, attendees will learn how MCTV can help share a...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Make It & Take It Craft Events at the Library

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January 4, 2019 – Beginning January 16, the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will host monthly Make It & Take It crafting events in the Orchard Room. Each month, guests can create a different craft to take home. The January 16 Make It ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Knitting and Crocheting at the Library

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January 4, 2019 – Starting January 8, the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will host a Knitting and Crocheting Circle every Tuesday from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Orchard Room to build a community of knitters and croch...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Volunteers Needed at the MCTV Network

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January 4, 2019 – Help put the “community” in Midland Community Television (MCTV) by volunteering with MCTV this year! Join the many talented individuals and organizations that volunteer numerous hours to create loca...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

New Services Now Available for Residents, Nonprofits at MCTV

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December 21, 2018 – Midland Community Television (MCTV) has announced an expansion of services available to residents and nonprofit organizations in Midland that will help these groups promote services, share upcoming events, communicat...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

City Asks Residents to Leave Snow Plowing to the Experts

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December 14, 2018 – With winter weather already upon us, the City of Midland asks residents to please leave the snow plowing to the experts!

Residents are discouraged from plowing snow on a public street for a number of reasons. City Dep...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

On-Street Parking Reminders for City Residents

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November 2, 2018 – If you plan on having a houseful over the holidays and need to use on-street parking, please keep in mind these rules of the road:

  • Parking on streets within the City is not allowed between 3 and 6 a.m. If you’d like t...
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Posted on: October 26, 2018

2018 Police Officer, Firefighter of the Year Announced

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October 26, 2018  Two human City first responders and one with four legs were honored earlier this month at the 2018 Carl and Esther Gerstacker Police and Firefighter of the Year Awards at Midland Country Club. Midland Police ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

Flood Insurance & Hazard Areas

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October 26, 2018 – As a result of the City of Midland’s exemplary floodplain management programs and services, Midland is rated by the Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) Community Rating System (CRS) as a Class 5 community....

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

Notice of Sanitary Sewer Overflow on October 24

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October 25, 2018  The City of Midland Wastewater Plant has notified the public of a sanitary sewer overflow event that occurred yesterday, October 24.

On Wednesday, October 24, a contractor working in the area of Perrine Road a...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

City Water Department Offers Advice on Water Testing Phone Calls

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October 12, 2018 – The City of Midland Water Department has been advised that several residents in Midland have received telephone calls advertising water testing services. Typically, this is a sales call from an outside company attempt...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Final Vacation of S. Saginaw Rd Planned for Week of October 22

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October 10, 2018 – The final closure of a section of S. Saginaw Road in Midland will occur later this month, with a possible closure date as early as Monday, October 22.

The road vacation will permanently close S. S...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Midland’s Water Distribution General Supervisor Receives Award from DEQ

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October 12, 2018 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Water Distribution General Supervisor Andrew “Andy” Parrott has been awarded the 2018 Edward Dunbar Rich Service Award by the State of Michigan Depar...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Midland City Councilwoman Brown Wilhelm Elected to Michigan Municipal League Board of Directors

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October 10, 2018 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Midland City Councilwoman Diane Brown Wilhelm has been elected to the Michigan Municipal League Board of Directors.

Brown Wilhelm was elected to the three-year term durin...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

City Promotes Stevenson to City Assessor, Hires Kasper as Assessing Manager

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September 28, 2018 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Assessing Manager Kayla Stevenson has been promoted to the role of City Assessor effective immediately.

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

“Hotspots of the World” Fall Lecture Series Begins September 26

September 20, 2019 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library kicks off its Fall Lecture Series “Hotspots of the World” next Thursday, September 26 at 7 p.m. with an exploration of the political climate and contentious conf...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

City of Midland Hires Schwarz as Director of Water Services

September 20, 2019 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Peter Schwarz has been hired as the Director of Water Services.

Schwarz returns to the City of Midland after serving as the General Manager of the Saginaw-Midland Municipal Wate...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Downtown Trail Closure Week of September 23 for Bridge Cleaning

September 20, 2019 – The paved walking and biking path along the Tittabawassee River in Downtown Midland will close temporarily beginning Monday, September 23 to accommodate sandblasting and cleaning of the Poseyville Bridge as part of the Main ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Third Annual Midland Neighbor Week is September 24-30

September 20, 2019 – National Good Neighbor Day is celebrated annually on September 28 – and this year, the special day will also kick off both Midland Neighbor Week and Cultural Awareness Month in the Midland community.

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Airport Road Reconstruction Begins Monday, September 23

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September 20, 2019 – Beginning Monday, September 23, Airport Road will be closed to eastbound traffic for approximately 4 – 5 weeks as the roadway undergoes repaving, shoulder work, and ditch c...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Annual Fall Festival Returns to Downtown Midland Sept. 28

September 20, 2019 – Festifall, Downtown Midland’s annual celebration of all things autumn, returns to Main Street on Saturday, September 28 for the fourth consecutive year. The event features a variety of free, family-friendly activit...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

The Faygo Book Author Event at the Library on September 24

September 20, 2019 – Residents are invited to “pop” into the Orchard Room of the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library on Tuesday, September 24 at 7 p.m. for a fun author event that will be bubbling with interesting informat...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Tee’d Up Downtown Online Sculpture Auction Begins Tonight

September 19, 2019 – Public art aficionados and fans of the Tee’d Up Downtown Summer Sculpture Series will have the opportunity to bid on their favorite pieces through an online auction beginning September 19 at 7 p.m.

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Tee’d Up Downtown Live Sculpture Auction Cancelled

September 13, 2019 – The live Sculpture Auction for the 2019 Downtown Summer Sculpture Series that was previously scheduled for Thursday, September 19 has been cancelled by the Midland Downtown Development Authority.

In lieu of a live au...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

New E-CityHall Survey Collects Input on Road Diet Trial

 September 13, 2019 – The City of Midland invites Midland residents and M-20 corridor users to share their input on the current Buttles Street road diet trial via a new survey launched on the City’s online public enga...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

City Resumes Water Flushing Activities

September 13, 2019 – On Monday, September 16, City of Midland Water Distribution crews will resume its annual water main flushing program that began in the spring. Crews will begin in Section 5 on the northwest side of the City, then continue to...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Street Reconstruction on Hidden Stone, W. Collins Begins Week of September 16

September 13, 2019 – Hidden Stone Court and a portion of W. Collins Street will be closed to through traffic beginning next week as crews perform street reconstruction projects on these roadways.

During construction, W. Collins will be closed to ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

September Computer Classes at the Library

September 13, 2019 – Learn tips and tricks for using your computer during a series of computer classes this month at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library.

Windows 10 Tuesday, September 17 at 2:30 p.m.Learn to use your Windows 10 ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

W. Wackerly Street Reconstruction Begins Week of September 16

September 13, 2019 – Beginning the week of September 16, W. Wackerly Street will undergo a 4 – 5 week reconstruction project between Dublin Avenue and Stark Road.

Eastbound traffic lanes on Wackerly will remain open during construction....

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Reminder: Flooding, Flood Insurance and Construction in the Floodplain

September 6, 2019 – There are several flood hazard areas throughout the City of Midland.  Most flooding occurs from the Tittabawassee and Chippewa Rivers, Sturgeon and Snake Creeks, and Inman Drain, and can usually be forecast ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Annual Surface Treatment Program Coming Soon to City Streets

September 6, 2019 – In the coming weeks, several residential streets in the City of Midland will see improvements as part of the 2019 surface treatment program.

The program provides a cost-effective preventative maintenance solution to i...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Barstow Woods Park Reopens Following Tree Work

August 30, 2019 – Barstow Woods Park has completely reopened to the public following the removal of over 320 dead and hazard ash trees and several acres of invasive buckthorn.  

In the coming weeks, Parks and Recreation staff wi...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

“Hotspots of the World” Fall Lecture Series Begins September 26

August 30, 2019 – This fall, the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will explore world conflict in its free Fall Lecture Series “Hotspots of the World”. Through a series of four evening events, local experts will discuss ...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Grace A. Dow Library Reopens on Sundays

August 30, 2019 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will open again on Sunday afternoons beginning on Sunday, September 8, 2019.  The Library will be open from 1– 5 p.m. on Sundays until Summer 2020.

Residents are remi...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Summer 2019 Tax Payments Due September 16

August 30, 2019 – Residents are reminded that Summer 2019 tax payments are due and payable without penalty or interest through September 16, 2019 to the City of Midland Treasurer’s Office, 333 W. Ellsworth St. A four ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Main Street Plaza Construction Begins September 4

August 29, 2019 – The final phase of the Downtown Midland streetscape renovation is slated to begin on Wednesday, September 4. The “Main Street Plaza” project will include road resurfacing; updated sidewalks, lighting, and la...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

City of Midland Police Chief Takes New Position

August 20, 2019 – The City of Midland announces that Police Chief Cliff Block will leave his position to become the new Chief of University Police for Saginaw Valley State University effective September 12, 2019. 

Block joined t...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Residents Reminded to Obey 'Road Closed' Signs

August 15, 2019 – As the 2019 orange barrel season comes to a close, the City of Midland reminds residents to obey all posted construction signs. Failure to comply with construction signs pose an immediate threat to worker safety and may cause da...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

City Welcomes Public Input on Downtown Parking Study

August 9, 2019 – The City of Midland invites the public to get involved in the Downtown Midland Parking Study by sharing their feedback at a public input session on Tuesday, August 20.

Parking consultants from Rich & Associates will ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

E. Sugnet Road, Hartford Ct Reconstruction Begins Week of August 12

August 9, 2019 – Beginning the week of August 12, a portion of E. Sugnet Road and Hartford Court will be closed to traffic as both roadways undergo street reconstruction projects.

E. Sugnet Road will be closed to westbound thru traffic from Washi...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

Byrd St, Bauss Ct Set for Reconstruction to Begin Next Week

August 2, 2019 – Two City residential streets, Byrd Street and Bauss Court, will undergo street reconstruction and water main replacement beginning the week of August 5.

Byrd Street will be closed from E. Ashman to Wyllys Street, while Bauss Cour...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Residents Invited to Attend Public Walking Tours, Info Sessions on Road Diet Trial

July 31, 2019 – The City of Midland invites Midland residents and M-20 corridor users to an upcoming public information session regarding the future vision of Indian and Buttles streets, including a discussion on the current road diet t...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Currie Parkway Bridge Reopens to Eastbound Traffic Only

July 23, 2019 – The City of Midland has announced that the historic Currie Parkway Bridge has been repaired following damage sustained due to excessive and overweight vehicle usage in November 2018.

At this time, the Currie Parkway Bridge will be...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Midland Parks & Recreation Receives $300K Grant for Miracle Field

July 12, 2019 – City of Midland Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that it has received a $300,000 grant from the Charles J. Strosacker Foundation to be used towards construction of the City’s Midland Miracle Field.

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Students Selected for 2019 Sister City Student Exchange

July 12, 2019 – The Midland-Handa Sister City Committee is pleased to introduce the three Midland students selected to travel to Handa, Japan for three weeks this month for its 2019 student exchange program.

Midland High School senior Luca Jolly,...

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

City Hires New City Clerk, Announces Departmental Changes

July 8, 2019 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Erica Armstrong has been hired as the new City Clerk effective July 10. The announcement comes following a departmental restructuring that will make the City Clerk’s Office...

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Notice of Changes to Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Service Area

July 5, 2019 – An upcoming change to the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library’s catalog and check-out software system will limit the availability of free Library cards for residents living outside of the Library’s legal ser...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

City of Midland Promotes Frazee to Director of Wastewater Services

June 27, 2019 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Patrick Frazee has been promoted to Director of Wastewater Services effective Monday, July 1, 2019.

Frazee was hired as the City’s Wastewater Superintendent in April 2016 f...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

City Water/Sewer Billing Office to Offer Electronic Billing

June 27, 2019 – Effective July 1, 2019, the City of Midland Water/Sewer Billing Office will offer electronic billing (e-billing) options for water/sewer bills. When a bill is posted, the account holder will receive an email notification...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Investigation of Fatal Incident at Sanitary Landfill June 27

June 27, 2019 - On Thursday, June 27, 2019 at approximately 8:51 a.m., MidMichigan EMS, Midland Fire Department, and Midland Police Department were dispatched to 4311 E. Ashman St,, the City of Midland Sanitary Landfill. They were responding to a...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Summer 2019 Tax Notices to Hit Mailboxes in July

June 20, 2019 – Summer tax notices to City of Midland property owners are scheduled to be mailed out the first week of July.  Summer taxes are due and payable without penalty or interest from July 1 through September 16, 2019. ...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Updated Annual Midland Drinking Water Quality Report Available

 June 20, 2019 – The City of Midland’s 2018 Drinking Water Quality Report, updated for additional information on lead, is now available online at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/waterreport.

The Annual Drinking Water Quality R...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Residents Reminded of Updates to City Fireworks Ordinance

May 17, 2019  The City of Midland reminds residents of recent changes made to the City’s fireworks ordinance that mirror new fireworks laws set by the Michigan State Legislature in 2018.

As of April 22, 2019, Section ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

DDA to Host Adult Recess Downtown This Summer

May 17, 2019 – If you’ve longed for the days when your life included recess, then you’re in luck: Adult Recess is coming to Downtown Midland!

The City of Midland and the Downtown Development Authority have teamed up t...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Notice of Sanitary Sewer Overflow, May 10

May 10, 2019 – The City of Midland Wastewater Plant is notifying the public of a sanitary sewer overflow event that occurred on Friday, May 10.

An equipment malfunction at one of the City’s sanitary sewer pumping stations resul...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Weed and Grass Trimming Reminders

May 9, 2019  The City of Midland Building Department reminds property owners that the height of grass and weeds in their yards must be maintained in accordance with the City’s Code of Ordinances.

Portions of Article I...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Yard Waste Collection Stickers Required Beginning Monday, May 6

May 3, 2019 – The City of Midland’s free yard waste collection within the city of Midland ends for the spring season on Friday, May 3. Collection stickers for yard waste bags and bins will be required starting Monday, May 6.

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Reminders about Dog Control in the City

May 3, 2019 – The City of Midland would like to remind dog owners of City regulations that promote safety and an attractive community:

Section 3-17 of the Code of Ordinances states:

It shall be unlawful for any person to permit or allow a...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

City Rules Regarding Sign Usage and Advertising on Parked Vehicles

April 18, 2019 – The warmer weather brings an increase in yard signs advertising rummage sales, homes for sale, and open houses.  Before posting any signage, citizens should note the City of Midland’s sign usage rules...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Midland Parks & Recreation Offers Senior Drop-in Softball

April 11, 2019 – Beginning in April, any senior player age 50+ who is interested in playing softball will be welcome at Diamond 4 at Redcoats Softball Complex on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons at 1 p.m. There is no cost to pla...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

City Joins Keep America Beautiful Network

April 5, 2019 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that it has joined the affiliate network of Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, with the certification of the Ke...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Video Inspections of City Sewers Begin April 9

April 5, 2019 – Beginning Tuesday, April 9, wastewater asset management contractor RedZone Robotics will begin the process of visually inspecting over 1 million feet of City sewer lines as part of the improvement efforts recommended by the City&...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Parking Reminders in the City

April 5, 2019 – With the Great Lakes Loons’ first home game set for April 6 and an increase in vehicle and pedestrian traffic likely to occur, the City of Midland would like to remind citizens of parking regulations in the cit...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Arbor Day Foundation Names Midland Tree City USA

March 29, 2019 – Midland has been named a 2018 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Midland achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Help Keep Waterways Clean and Debris-Free

March 29, 2019 – The City of Midland reminds residents to help keep our local waterways clean and free of garbage and pollutants.

In addition to being a violation of the City’s Code of Ordinances, dumping materials into waterwa...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Annual Midland Drinking Water Quality Report Available on City Website

March 29, 2019 – The City of Midland’s 2018 Drinking Water Quality Report is now available online at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/waterreport.

The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is intended to update residents on the City&...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Mayor Donker Receives Michigan Municipal League's Community Builder Award

Mayor Maureen Donker addresses attendees during the League's 2019 Capital Conference

March 25, 2019 – Midland mayor Maureen Donker was recently honored with the Community Builder Award by the Michigan Municipal League during its annual Capital Co...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Currie Municipal Golf Course Named Facility of the Year by Billy Casper Golf

March 22, 2019 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Currie Municipal Golf Course has been named the 2018 Central Region Facility of the Year by Billy Casper Golf (BCG).

The award, presented during BCG’s annual meeting last ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

City Planning Director Receives 1st State Bank RUBY Award

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February 28, 2019 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Director of Planning and Community Development Grant...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

2019 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates Announced

February 22, 2019 – The City of Midland Sanitary Landfill has announced the 2019 dates for household hazardous waste collection:

  • Tuesday, April 23
  • Wednesday, June 19
  • Thursday, August 29
  • Wednesday, October 30

On these dates, at no charge, Midland Coun...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

City Construction Projects Planned for Spring and Summer 2019

February 22, 2019 – The City of Midland Engineering Department is ramping up for another busy construction season in 2019 with a variety of street reconstruction, resurfacing, and water main replacement projects on this year’s...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Saturday Morning Hours at Landfill Resume March 2

February 15, 2019 – The City of Midland Sanitary Landfill resumes Saturday morning operations beginning March 2, 2019.

The Landfill will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. until noon on Saturdays from March 2 through November 30, 2019....

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

City Asks Residents to Adopt a Fire Hydrant this Winter

January 28, 2019 – With the pending snowfall expected today – and likely more throughout the remainder of the winter weather season – the City of Midland asks residents to help Fire & Water Departments work by “...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Public Access, Government Affairs Podcasts Available from MCTV

January 18, 2019 – Midland Community Television (MCTV) is pleased to announce two new podcast services that are now available to Midland residents and organizations: Community Voices and Government Affairs. These podcasts are an audio-o...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Volunteers Needed at the MCTV Network

January 4, 2019 – Help put the “community” in Midland Community Television (MCTV) by volunteering with MCTV this year! Join the many talented individuals and organizations that volunteer numerous hours to create loca...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Knitting and Crocheting at the Library

January 4, 2019 – Starting January 8, the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will host a Knitting and Crocheting Circle every Tuesday from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Orchard Room to build a community of knitters and croch...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Make It & Take It Craft Events at the Library

January 4, 2019 – Beginning January 16, the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will host monthly Make It & Take It crafting events in the Orchard Room. Each month, guests can create a different craft to take home. The January 16 Make It ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

New Services Now Available for Residents, Nonprofits at MCTV

December 21, 2018 – Midland Community Television (MCTV) has announced an expansion of services available to residents and nonprofit organizations in Midland that will help these groups promote services, share upcoming events, communicat...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

City Asks Residents to Leave Snow Plowing to the Experts

December 14, 2018 – With winter weather already upon us, the City of Midland asks residents to please leave the snow plowing to the experts!

Residents are discouraged from plowing snow on a public street for a number of reasons. City Dep...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

City to Mail Winter Tax Bills in December

November 16, 2018 – The City of Midland will mail winter tax notices the first week in December. 

Winter taxes are due and payable, without penalty or interest, from December 1, 2018 through February 14, 2019.  Property...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2018

On-Street Parking Reminders for City Residents

November 2, 2018 – If you plan on having a houseful over the holidays and need to use on-street parking, please keep in mind these rules of the road:

  • Parking on streets within the City is not allowed between 3 and 6 a.m. If you’d like to submit a request f...
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News Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2018

2018 Police Officer, Firefighter of the Year Announced

October 26, 2018  Two human City first responders and one with four legs were honored earlier this month at the 2018 Carl and Esther Gerstacker Police and Firefighter of the Year Awards at Midland Country Club. Midland Police ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2018

Flood Insurance & Hazard Areas

October 26, 2018 – As a result of the City of Midland’s exemplary floodplain management programs and services, Midland is rated by the Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) Community Rating System (CRS) as a Class 5 community....

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News Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2018

Notice of Sanitary Sewer Overflow on October 24

October 25, 2018  The City of Midland Wastewater Plant has notified the public of a sanitary sewer overflow event that occurred yesterday, October 24.

On Wednesday, October 24, a contractor working in the area of Perrine Road a...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2018

City Water Department Offers Advice on Water Testing Phone Calls

October 12, 2018 – The City of Midland Water Department has been advised that several residents in Midland have received telephone calls advertising water testing services. Typically, this is a sales call from an outside company attempt...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Midland’s Water Distribution General Supervisor Receives Edward Dunbar Rich Service Award from DEQ

October 12, 2018 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Water Distribution General Supervisor Andrew “Andy” Parrott has been awarded the 2018 Edward Dunbar Rich Service Award by the State of Michigan Depar...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Final Vacation of S. Saginaw Rd Planned for Week of October 22

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October 10, 2018 – The final closure of a section of S. Saginaw Road in Midland will occur later this month, with a possible closure date as early as Monday, October 22.

The road vacation will permanently close S. S...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Midland City Councilwoman Brown Wilhelm Elected to Michigan Municipal League Board of Directors

October 10, 2018 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Midland City Councilwoman Diane Brown Wilhelm has been elected to the Michigan Municipal League Board of Directors.

Brown Wilhelm was elected to the three-year term durin...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2018

City Promotes Stevenson to City Assessor, Hires Kasper as Assessing Manager

 

September 28, 2018 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Assessing Manager Kayla Stevenson has been promoted to the role of City Assessor effective immediately.

The announcement comes following the retirement of previous Cit...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2018

Buttles Street Road Diet Project Begins Monday, May 14

May 11, 2018 - On Monday, May 14, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close the far right lane of US-10 BR/Buttles Street from Jerome Street to State Street to begin implementing a planned road diet study.

This lane closure begins a three...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Residents Invited to Tridge Re-dedication Ceremony on May 12

May 2, 2018 – Midland residents and Tridge aficionados across Michigan are invited to celebrate the iconic landmark’s 2017 renovation at a grand re-dedication ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the foot of the Tridge near...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Remove Cemetery Decorations by April 2, 2018

March 29, 2018 – The deadline for property owners to remove winter decorations, such as evergreen blankets and wreaths, from plots at the Midland Cemetery is Monday,    April 2.  After that date, any remaining...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Access to Chippewassee Park via Golfside Drive Closed Due to Construction

March 5, 2018 – Effective until further notice, the City of Midland has closed vehicle and pedestrian access to Chippewassee Park from Golfside Drive due to potential hazards related to the M-20 Bridge construction.

Visitors wishing to access Chi...

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News Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2017

City Manager Announces His Resignation

January 27, 2017 – City Manager Jon Lynch has announced his resignation from the City of Midland effective April 30, 2017.

Lynch, who joined the City of Midland as Director of Planning and Community Development in 2000 and served as the City Mana...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2016

Midland City Manager Named Outstanding Community Administrator by Michigan Association of Planning

Midland City Manager Jon Lynch

November 4, 2016 – Midland City Manager Jon Lynch received the Michigan Association of Planning (MAP) 2016 Outstanding Community Administrator Award during the organization’s Planning Michigan Annual Conference October 26 – 28 in Kalamazoo.

The Outsta...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2016

UM-Dearborn’s iLabs’ eCities Recognizes City of Midland for Positive Entrepreneurial Climate

November 2, 2016 – The City of Midland has been recognized for its work to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development in the annual eCities study conducted by researchers at iLabs, University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innovation Resear...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: August 17, 2016

Midland Becomes 1st Michigan City to Receive Safe Communities Accreditation

August 17, 2016 – After a year-long accreditation process, the City of Midland has received designation as a Safe Community through the National Safety Council’s Safe Communities America® program. The City becomes just the nineteenth community in America ...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: July 15, 2016

America In Bloom Judges to Visit Midland July 21 and 22

July 15, 2016 – The City of Midland will host representatives from national beautification organization America in Bloom for two days next week as the community competes in the 2016 National Awards contest. The program, which promotes nationwide beautific...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2016

Reminder: Flooding, Flood Insurance and Construction in the Floodplain

July 8, 2016 – There are several flood hazard areas throughout the City of Midland. Most flooding occurs from the Tittabawassee and Chippewa Rivers, Sturgeon and Snake Creeks and Inman Drain and can usually be forecast in advance. The Tittabawassee River...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2016

Midland Board of Review Meeting July 19

July 8, 2016 – The Midland Board of Review will consider principal residence exemptions, poverty exemption applications, veteran’s exemptions, and any clerical errors or mutual mistakes of fact during a meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 19 from 9-10 a.m...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2016

Jefferson Avenue Bridge to Close for MDOT Construction

Detour map for Jefferson Avenue construction

July 1, 2016 – Beginning Wednesday, July 6, MDOT will close the US 10 overpass at Jefferson Avenue for bridge deck repairs and overlay. This construction will also affect lane closures on US 10 at that location.

A detour route will be posted by MDOT, ...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2016

City Issues Reminders on Election Sign Placement

July 1, 2016 – With the August 2 primary election only a month away, the City of Midland would like to remind citizens of regulations regarding election sign placement:

• Election signs may be placed on private property only.
• Signs may not be placed...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2016

N. Saginaw/Woodlawn Intersection to Close for Sewer Construction

July 1, 2016 – Two lanes of northwest bound Saginaw Road will be closed on Wednesday, July 6 and Thursday, July 7 at the Woodlawn Street intersection for storm sewer construction. Northwest bound traffic on Saginaw will use the center turn lane. Woodlawn ...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2016

N. Saginaw Road, Wheeler Street to See Closures on July 5

July 1, 2016 – Beginning Tuesday, July 5, N. Saginaw Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction from Eastman Avenue to Tucker Street for street reconstruction. In addition, Wheeler Street will be closed in both directions from Tucker Street to Sag...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2016

Downtown Streetscape Redevelopment Concepts Available for Feedback on E-City Hall

June 28, 2016 – Following a series of public input sessions, the City of Midland has added first-draft design concepts for the downtown streetscape redevelopment project to E-City Hall for citizens to provide input.

Participants will be asked to revie...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2016

Absentee Ballots Now Available for August Primary Election

June 24, 2016 – Absentee ballots are now available for the August 2, 2016 Primary Election. Qualified electors in the City of Midland may obtain an absentee ballot at the Midland City Clerk’s Office, located at 333 W. Ellsworth Street, Monday through Frid...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 21, 2016

Dial-a-Ride to Offer Sunday Bus Service During Trial Period

June 21, 2016 – City of Midland Dial-A-Ride will begin offering Sunday bus service beginning Sunday, July 10, 2016, as part of a 12- to 18-month trial service expansion. Following the end of the trial period, Dial-A-Ride will evaluate usage rates and pass...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2016

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Available on City Website

June 17, 2016 – The City of Midland’s 2015 Drinking Water Quality Report is now available online at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/waterreport.

The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is intended to update residents on the City’s efforts to ensure the safety...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2016

Guyer Joins City of Midland as Communications Coordinator

June 17, 2016 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Katie Guyer has joined the staff this week as Communications Coordinator.

Guyer brings more than 10 years of marketing and communications expertise to the position, including experience wi...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2016

Midland Downtown Development Authority Announces Redevelopment Design Review Sessions

June 17, 2016 – Having completed its first round of public input sessions earlier this month, the Midland Downtown Development Authority (DDA) invites community members to review initial design concepts and provide feedback for the downtown streetscape re...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2016

Parks and Recreation’s Lifetime Education and Adventure Program (L.E.A.P.) Set to Start

June 17, 2016 – The City of Midland’s popular summer recreation program for adults who have disabilities kicks off Monday, June 20.

Midland’s Lifetime Education and Adventure Program (L.E.A.P.) features supervised activities to broaden experiences an...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2016

Midland Residents Hold the Key to Unlock the BEST SECRET GARDENS in Midland!

June 10, 2016 – Nominate a friend, a neighbor or even someone you don’t know for the first-ever Secret Garden Contest!

The Secret Garden Contest is an opportunity to raise awareness for the America in Bloom Competition in the City of Midland by allow...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2016

Pere-Marquette Rail Trail Closure for Water Project

June 10, 2016 – On Wednesday, June 15 and Thursday, June 16 City of Midland Water Distribution will be performing water main maintenance in preparation for an upcoming water main replacement project on W. Main Street from Jerome Street to Post Street.
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News Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2016

Intersection Closures as part of the W. Sugnet Road Extension Project

June 10, 2016 – On Monday afternoon, June 13 as well as Tuesday, June 14, the intersections of W. Sugnet Drive/Whiting Drive and Dublin Avenue/Countryside Drive will be closed to traffic for street paving activities as part of the W. Sugnet Road Extension...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2016

Splash the Day Away at Plymouth Pool

June 11, 2016 – Plymouth Pool is now open for the season.

As in past years, the Midland Parks and Recreation Department will offer lap and open swim times as well as season passes for summer fun at Midland’s only outdoor public pool. One-day admission...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2016

Parks with Water Features Open

June 3, 2016 – The City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department has opened the Gerstacker and Longview sprayparks for the season.

Gerstacker Spraypark, located at 100 Ashman Street near the Tridge, features waterspouts for families looking to spli...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2016

Municipal Service Center, Dial-A-Ride Phone Lines Out of Service

June 3, 2016 – Phone lines at the City of Midland Municipal Service Center are currently out of service. This affects all Department of Public Services operations as well as Dial-A-Ride. Dial-A-Ride busses are currently operating for any previously-sche...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 26, 2016

Sova Promoted to City of Midland Utilities Director

May 27, 2016 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that after a competitive search process, Joseph Sova has been promoted to the role of Utilities Director effective July 1. Sova replaces Utilities Director Noel Bush who will retire June 30 with 2...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 25, 2016

Downtown Midland Redevelopment Process- Public Input Session Scheduled for Thursday, June 2 at the H

May 24, 2016 – The Midland Downtown Development Authority (DDA) will kick off the public input portion of the downtown Midland Streetscape Redevelopment Plan with a community input session on Thursday, June 2 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the ballroom of th...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2016

Pay City Parking Tickets Online or by Phone

May 20, 2016 – City of Midland parking tickets can now be paid online or by phone. To pay online, visit www.parkingticketpayment.com/midland. To pay by phone, call 1-855-352-9605. A $3.50 convenience fee is charged for these payments. Parking ticket p...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2016

Now Accepting Appreciation of Beautification Nomination Forms

May 20, 2016 – Midland’s Beautification Advisory Committee would like you to nominate a friend, neighbor, or even someone you don’t know for doing an outstanding job of making Midland more beautiful.

The committee is accepting nominations for the annua...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2016

“Jazz Up” Your Summer with Walk Midland

May 20, 2016 – Take a step towards better health with the annual Walk Midland program.

Walk Midland hosts two-mile walks at various locations in Midland. Walks are free of charge and take place on Mondays at City Forest (meet at the trail head); Tues...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2016

Library Closed Sundays in Summer

May 20, 2016 – Beginning Sunday, May 29, the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will be closed on Sundays during the summer months. Sunday hours of 1-5 p.m. will resume on September 11.

Call 989-837-3430 with any questions.

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News Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2016

City Offices Close for Memorial Day

May 20, 2016 – All City of Midland offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, in recognition of the Memorial Day holiday.

Residents with Monday and Tuesday refuse collections should place items at the curb on Tuesday, May 31. Items should be placed at ...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2016

Jefferson Avenue Overpass Detour Planned as MDOT Schedules Local Bridge Work for Summer

May 13, 2016 – Midland motorists will want to plan routes accordingly as the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) gears up to begin work in July on three US-10 bridges and overpasses at Eastman Avenue, Jefferson Avenue and Waldo Road.
Work on the...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2016

National Peace Officers Day to be Recognized Wednesday

May 12, 2016 – Citizens are invited to attend a Wednesday, May 18 ceremony honoring peace officers currently serving their communities and those who lost their lives while safeguarding the public.

The ceremony is being held in conjunction with Peace Of...Read on...

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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Weed and Grass Trimming Reminders

May 13, 2016 – The City of Midland Building Department reminds property owners that the height of grass and weeds in their yards must be maintained in accordance with the City’s Code of Ordinances.

Portions of Article I, Chapter 26 of the ordinance per...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Local Pitch, Hit & Run Winners Advance to Sectionals

May 13, 2016 – On Saturday, May 7, the Midland Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with the Great Lakes Loons hosted the City of Midland’s annual Pitch, Hit and Run baseball/softball skills competition. Each participant competed in three event...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

Sign up for MCTV’s Summer Video Camp

May 6, 2016 – It’s hands-on and fun! Midland County youth are invited to apply for an opportunity to work behind the scenes or in front of the camera at one of Midland Community Television’s (MCTV) Summer Video Camps.

Applications are now being accept...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2016

Bike/Walk Midland: Bike to Work Week

May 6, 2016 – When is the last time you smelled the lilacs in springtime during your morning commute? Or pulled into the parking lot with a big smile on your face, pumped with endorphins and ideas? Or lost weight just by going back and forth to work eve...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

Reminders about Dog Control within City

May 6, 2016 – The City of Midland would like to remind dog owners of City regulations that promote safety and an attractive community:

Section 3-17 of the Code of Ordinances states:
It shall be unlawful for any person to permit or allow any dog, wheth...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

Creative Travel Key During Mother’s Day Soccer Tournament Weekend at Midland Soccer Club

May 5, 2016 – An estimated 10,000 soccer players and their families will be visiting Midland this weekend as the Midland Soccer Club hosts the annual Mother’s Day Soccer Tournament. Tournament play begins Friday, May 6 and continues all day Saturday, wra...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2016

W. Sugnet Road/Whiting Drive Intersection Closure

May 4, 2016 – On Thursday, May 5, the intersection of W. Sugnet Road and Whiting Drive will be closed to traffic for storm sewer installation as part of the W. Sugnet Road Extension project.

Motorists wishing access to Northwood University will be deto...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2016

Recreational Tennis Lessons for the Whole Family

April 29, 2016 – Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Greater Midland Tennis Center, is proud to announce the 2016 Tennis Lessons Program. Tennis lessons will take place at the Tennis Center.

Registration for 2016 lessons begins Monda...Read on...

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

Pitch, Hit & Run Competition Scheduled for May 7

April 29, 2016 – The City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Great Lakes Loons, will host the 2016 Pitch, Hit & Run Competition on Saturday, May 7. This year’s event will take place at Dow Diamond from 10 a.m. – Noon. ...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2016

Midland Community Bike Tour

April 29, 2016 – New for 2016 in the city of Midland is the Midland Community Bike Tour… Midland’s version of a ‘slow roll.’ The first leisurely, community bike rides will begin the first week in May, specifically May 5 and May 7. All scheduled ride dat...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 29, 2016

MCTV Used Video Production Equipment Sale

April 29, 2016 – The MCTV Network will hold a used video production equipment sale on Friday, May 6 in MCTV’s studio in the lower level of the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library in Midland. Equipment will be available for viewing from Noon until 4 p.m.

Equ...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2016

Yard Waste Collection Stickers Required Beginning May 2

April 22, 2016 – The City of Midland’s free yard waste collection within the city of Midland ends for the spring season on Friday, April 29. Collection stickers for yard waste bags and bins will be required starting Monday, May 2.

Yard waste is collec...Read on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Free Woodchips Available to Midland Residents

April 22, 2016 – The City of Midland currently has free woodchips at the Central Park parking lot on Collins Street across from Central Park Elementary School, formerly Central Middle School. The chips are available to residents on a first come, first se...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2016

Dublin Avenue Closure/Detour Set for Monday

April 22, 2016 – On Monday, April 25, Dublin Avenue, south of Countryside Drive, will be closed to traffic for storm sewer installation as part of the W. Sugnet Road extension project. A detour will be in effect to route motorists around the closure util...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2016

Apply to Host Exchange Student from Japan

April 21, 2016 – Midland’s Sister City of Handa, Japan is sending three high school students to Midland for three weeks this summer, July 23 to August 11, to learn about everyday life in our American community.

The City is seeking nine host families...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 19, 2016

Adams Drive Sewer Work Planned for Wednesday – Adams School Access Limited

April 19, 2016 – Beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20, the Wastewater Department will perform an emergency sanitary sewer repair on Adams Drive. Adams Elementary School will be accessible via Washington Street only.

Adams Drive will be closed ...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2016

Boards and Commissions Applications Due April 22

April 15, 2016 – Midland residents interested in serving on a City of Midland board or commission have one more week to apply for any number of positions.

Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m., Friday, April 22, 2016. Forms are located on the Ci...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2016

City Rules Regarding Sign Usage and Advertising on Parked Vehicles

April 15, 2016 – The warmer weather brings an increase in yard signs advertising rummage sales, homes for sale, and open houses. Before posting any signage, citizens should note the City of Midland’s sign usage rules.

Rummage/Yard Sale Signage: Secti...Read on...

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Posted on: April 14, 2016

Ashman Street Lane Closures

April 14, 2016 – On Friday, April 15, Ashman Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic for storm sewer construction at the intersection of Harrison Street.

Motorists are advised to use caution when traveling through the construction ar...Read on...

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Posted on: April 11, 2016

Notable Author Program CANCELLED @ the Library

April 11, 2016 – The Michigan Notable Author program at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library scheduled for Tuesday, April 12 has been cancelled. John Gallagher, the author of “Yamasaki in Detroit: A Search for Serenity,” was scheduled to speak about his boo...Read on...

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Posted on: April 8, 2016

Get in the Swim of Summer – Swim Passes Available

April 8, 2016 – It might still be chilly outside but it is time to start thinking about the warm days of summer!

SWIM PASSES: Season swim passes are now on sale at the Parks and Recreation Office and will be available at the pool on Wednesday, June ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

Reminders about Parking in the City

March 31, 2016 – With the Great Lakes Loons’ first home game set for April 9 and an increase in vehicle and pedestrian traffic likely to occur, the City of Midland would like to remind citizens of parking regulations in the city.

There is a multitude o...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

Midland Parks and Recreation Offers The Grand Experience at Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel

March 31, 2016 – Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Michigan Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) announces the sixth-annual, all-inclusive bus trip to the historic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.

The bus trip will take place fro...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

Legacy of President Ford @ the Library

March 31, 2016 – In this presidential election year, you can learn about Michigan’s only president in a program at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library on Thursday, April 7. “The Legacy of President Gerald R. Ford and the new Ford Museum” is the subject of ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

Local Street Reconstruction Project Start-up

March 31, 2016 – On Monday, April 4, street reconstruction and utility work will begin on the following streets:

Noeske - Balfour to Helen
Harrison - Noeske to Ashman Princeton Court - Jefferson to the end of the court

These streets will be clo...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

2016 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates Announced

March 31, 2016 – The City of Midland Sanitary Landfill has scheduled four household hazardous waste collection dates for 2016. Disposal dates are as follows:

• Tuesday, April 19
• Wednesday, June 22 • Thursday, August 25
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Posted on: March 31, 2016

Reserve a Softball Field for Team Practice

March 31, 2016 – Midland Softball Association teams registered for the 2016 season can reserve softball diamonds for team practice at Emerson Park and Redcoats Softball Complex beginning Wednesday, April 6.

Reservations may be made at the Parks and Re...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

Beach Volleyball Serves Up Summertime Fun

March 31, 2016 – Midland Parks and Recreation Department will begin accepting beach volleyball team registrations for the 2016 summer season on Monday, April 4.

Midland Parks and Recreation’s beach volleyball leagues will begin on Monday, June 6. N...Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2016

Help Keep Waterways Clean and Debris-Free

March 24, 2016 – The City of Midland reminds residents to help keep our local waterways clean and free of garbage and pollutants.

In addition to being a violation of the City’s Code of Ordinances, dumping materials into waterways has the potential to...Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2016

2016 Sports Hall of Fame Tickets on Sale

March 24, 2016 – Those interested in attending the annual Midland County Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony in May can purchase tickets through the City of Midland Parks and Recreation Office, 4811 N. Saginaw Road, or online at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov...Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2016

Dublin Avenue Closure/Detour Set for Monday

March 24, 2016 – On Monday, March 28, Dublin Avenue, south of Countryside Drive, will be closed to traffic for storm sewer installation as part of the W. Sugnet Road extension project. A detour will be in effect to route motorists around the closure util...Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2016

Time to Remove Winter Decorations from Midland Cemetery

March 24, 2016 – The deadline for property owners to remove winter decorations such as evergreen blankets and wreaths from plots at the Midland Cemetery is Monday, April 4. After that date, any remaining winter decorations will be removed and discarde...Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2016

City of Midland Seeks Boards & Commissions Members: Application Deadline April 22

March 24, 2016 – City residents interested in the Midland community, get involved! The City is accepting applications to fill positions on various City boards and commissions.

Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m., Friday, April 22, 2016. Forms...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2016

City Hours and Services Affected by Easter Holiday

March 20, 2016 – Many City of Midland offices and services will be affected by the Easter holiday.

All City offices will be closed on Friday, March 25 in recognition of Good Friday.

Residents with Friday, March 25 refuse and Friday, Week 3 recyclin...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2016

Sign Up for MCTV Shining Stars Talent Show

March 20, 2016 – Wanna be a star? On Saturday, April 16, the Friends of MCTV will host the 7th Annual Midland Shining Stars Talent Show to be televised on MCTV Cable Channel 191, AT&T U-verse Channel 99, and viewable online. Performance tapings will t...Read on...

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Posted on: March 11, 2016

Open House @ the Library

March 11, 2016 - Learn about Library and MCTV services and have fun! The public is invited to an Open House on Saturday, March 19 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library.

There will be a scavenger hunt with prizes, a craft activity ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 11, 2016

Underground Disco @ the Library

March 11, 2015 - Are you sitting at home wondering what to do on Friday night? Parents! Grandparents! Kids! The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library has the answer for you.

Get ready to groove at Underground Disco. This free event will be held on Friday, ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 11, 2016

City Forest Winter Operations Coming to a Close

March 11, 2016 - The City of Midland has closed the City Forest Chalet for winter recreation equipment rentals and concessions for the 2016 winter season.

For questions or additional information, contact the Parks and Recreation office at
989-837-6...Read on...

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Posted on: March 4, 2016

City Performs Water Main Flushing

March 4, 2016 – The City of Midland will begin its annual water main flushing program Monday, March 7, 2016. Hydrants throughout the city will be systematically opened to clean and refresh the city’s drinking water distribution system.

Water main ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 4, 2016

Board Positions Available on Center City Authority

March 4, 2016 – The Midland City Manager is accepting applications to fill two four-year terms on the Center City Authority (CCA).

The board is looking to fill two members-at-large positions that will expire June 30, 2020. These are new positions add...Read on...

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Posted on: February 26, 2016

Presidential Primary Election Deadline for Absentee Ballots

February 26, 2016 – City of Midland electors who wish to receive an absentee ballot for the March 8 Presidential Primary by mail must submit their application by 2 p.m., Saturday, March 5, 2016.

The Midland City Clerk’s Office, located in Midland City...Read on...

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Posted on: February 26, 2016

Midland Board of Review to Hear Property Assessment Appeals

February 26, 2016 – The Midland Board of Review will hear property assessment appeals, by appointment only, Monday, March 14 through Thursday, March 17 at the City Assessor’s Office at Midland City Hall, 333 W. Ellsworth Street.

In an effort to expedit...Read on...

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Posted on: February 26, 2016

Saturday Morning Landfill Hours Resume March 5

February 26, 2016 – The City of Midland Sanitary Landfill resumes Saturday morning operations beginning March 5.

The Landfill will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. until Noon on Saturdays, March 5 to November 26. The Landfill is open Monday throug...Read on...

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Posted on: February 5, 2016

Redefining Beauty @ the Library

February 5, 2016 - “Redefining Beauty” is the subject of a free lecture series being offered by the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library in February.

The series will examine how societal pressures to meet today’s standards of beauty have impacted women's sel...Read on...

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Posted on: February 5, 2016

Apply for Circle Community Garden Plot

February 5, 2016 - The City of Midland will begin accepting applications on February 22 for gardening plots at the Circle Community Garden, located at the intersection of Edwin and Cambridge streets.

Beginning on February 8, applications and informat...Read on...

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Posted on: January 22, 2016

New Purchasing and Accounting Specialist Joins City Staff

January 22, 2016 – In December, Annie Thrush joined the City of Midland as Senior Procurement Accountant.

Annie’s position will involve providing a high-quality purchasing service for the City that works efficiently to help reduce overall expenses an...Read on...

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Posted on: January 15, 2016

Cram Night @ the Library

January 15, 2016 - The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library wants to help teens “cram” for exams scheduled for the end of the semester. Come to “Cram Night” on Sunday, January 24 from 5:30-8 p.m. Bring your notes, textbooks, laptop, and friends. The Library w...Read on...

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Posted on: January 15, 2016

February 8 Deadline for Registering to Vote in March 8 Presidential Primary

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January 15, 2016 - The deadline for registering to vote in the March 8, 2016 Presidential Primary is Monday, February 8 at 5 p.m.

Persons may register to vote at any Secretary of State’s office or at any county, city, village, or township clerk’s offic...Read on...

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Posted on: January 8, 2016

MCTV Winter Workshops

January 8, 2016 – If you’re looking to increase your organization’s visibility in the Midland community or if you’re interested in serving as a volunteer on TV productions, attend one of MCTV’s orientation/studio workshops this winter.

Midland Communi...Read on...

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Posted on: January 8, 2016

Reserve Picnic Shelters a Year in Advance

January 8, 2016 – Those interested in reserving a picnic shelter at select parks in Midland may do so 364 days in advance of their event.

The annual Opening Day of Shelter Reservations that used to be scheduled on the second Monday in January at the Mi...Read on...

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Posted on: January 8, 2016

Let the Wintertime Fun Begin! Midland’s City Forest Opens

January 8, 2016 – Take this opportunity to enjoy wintertime activities at Midland’s City Forest, which opens Friday, January 8, weather permitting.

Recreation activities available include the toboggan run, sled hill, ice skating rink, cross country ski...Read on...

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Posted on: January 8, 2016

Midland Girls Softball League Announces Fast Pitch Spring League

January 8, 2015 - Midland Girls Softball League (MGSL), in collaboration with the Midland Parks and Recreation Department, announces spring girls' softball registration.

The MGSL spring season is a recreational league for girls ages 5-13 in Midland a...Read on...

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Posted on: January 8, 2016

Computer Classes @ the Library

January 8, 2015 - The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is offering computer classes to improve your computer skills.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel, Wednesday, January 13: Learn basic skills for cell entry and manipulation, formatting techniques, sheet ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 7, 2016

Adult Battle & Classic Movies @ the Library

January 8, 2016 – A reading competition and Jack Lemmon are the focus of two unique programs coming up at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library.

Registration has begun for teams and individuals who want to participate in the Battle of the Books for Adults...Read on...

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Posted on: December 31, 2015

Midland Fire Department Receives Community Foundation Grant

December 30, 2015 – The Midland Area Community Foundation’s (MACF) Board of Trustees recently awarded a $15,000 grant to the Midland Fire Department to support the department’s Technical Rescue program and purchase a trailer for rescue equipment.

Over...Read on...

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Posted on: December 31, 2015

February 1 Deadline for Sidewalk Requests

December 30, 2015 – Residents who would like Midland City Council to consider installing new sidewalks in a specific location where no sidewalks currently exist should submit a letter outlining their request to the City Manager’s Office by February 1.
...Read on...

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Posted on: December 31, 2015

City of Midland Joins Purchasing Group for Automated Distribution

December 30, 2015 – The City of Midland has officially joined the MITN Purchasing Group to help simplify their bid and Request for Proposal (RFP) distribution process.

The MITN Purchasing Group is one of BidNet’s 15 regional purchasing groups througho...Read on...

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Posted on: December 18, 2015

Proper Disposal of Christmas Trees

December 18, 2015 – When you’re ready to wrap up the holiday season, dispose of your Christmas tree by placing it at the curb on your weekly refuse collection day.

Tree collection will begin December 28 and end January 8. After January 8, the City o...Read on...

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Posted on: December 18, 2015

Apply for Community Development Block Grant Funds

December 18, 2015 – Applications for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding are now available for the 2016-2017 program year.

CDBG is a federally funded program through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Each year, the Ci...Read on...

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Posted on: December 11, 2015

City of Midland Closings for Christmas and New Year's Holidays

December 11, 2015 – All City of Midland offices will be closed Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25 in recognition of the Christmas holiday and Friday, January 1 in recognition of the New Year's holiday.

Residents with Thursday, December 24 re...Read on...

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Posted on: December 4, 2015

One More Week for Citizens Academy Applications

December 4, 2015 - There is still time to register for the City of Midland’s 10th annual Midland Citizens Academy – a free, 10-week course that gives citizens an up-close and personal look at how local government functions and helps shape our community. ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 4, 2015

City of Midland Calendar and Services Guide Coming Soon!

December 4, 2015 - The 2016 City of Midland Calendar and Services Guide will soon be delivered to Midland residents’ mailboxes. Residents can expect to receive their new calendar during the week of December 7.

The City’s Calendar and Services Guide ser...Read on...

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Posted on: December 4, 2015

Main and Orchard Traffic Signal Returning to Flash Mode

December 4, 2015 - On Sunday, December 6, the traffic signal at Main and Orchard streets will change from full-color operation to a continuous flashing operation. The signal will flash yellow along Main Street and red for Orchard Drive, consistent with pr...Read on...

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Posted on: December 4, 2015

Fall Leaf and Yard Waste Collection Season Ending

December 4, 2015 - With winter weather now upon us, it’s time to bring out the snow shovels. It’s also time to wrap up yard waste collection for the year.

Bulk leaf collection within the city of Midland will be completed next week, and yard waste col...Read on...

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Posted on: November 25, 2015

Safety Tips on Holiday Lights and Decorations

November 25, 2015 – Decorating homes and businesses with holiday lights and decorations is a long-standing tradition around holidays. Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase the chances of fire.

Based on National Fire Protection Associati...Read on...

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Posted on: November 23, 2015

On-street Parking: Rules of the Road

November 24, 2015 - If you plan on having a houseful over the holidays and need to use on-street parking, please keep in mind these rules of the road:

- Parking on streets within the city is not allowed between 3-6 a.m. If you’d like to submit a reque...Watch Our Video!

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Posted on: November 20, 2015

Board Considers Principal Residence and Poverty Exemption Applications

November 20, 2015 - The Midland Board of Review will consider principal residence exemptions, poverty exemption applications, disabled veterans exemptions, and any clerical errors or mutual mistakes of fact during a meeting scheduled for Tues., December 1...Read on...

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Posted on: November 19, 2015

Start of Final Round of Fall Leaf Collection

November 18, 2015 – The City of Midland Department of Public Services (DPS) will begin its final round of fall leaf collection on Monday, November 23.

Collection crews will begin in Area B and then proceed through areas C, D, and A.

Residents can...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2015

City Mails Winter Tax Notices

November 13, 2015 – The City of Midland will mail winter tax notices the first week
in December.

Winter taxes are due and payable, without penalty or interest, from December 1, 2015 through February 16, 2016. Property owners who do not receive a wi...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2015

Calling All Santas: Help the North Pole Give Midland Children a Jingle

November 13, 2015 – The North Pole has asked the Midland Parks and Recreation Department to spread the word that Santa will be available on the evenings of December 15-17 to call Midland children.

To help in this effort, Parks and Recreation is seeki...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2015

Parks and Recreation Announces “A Night at the North Pole”

November 13, 2015 – Parks and Recreation has planned a festive way for children ages 5-10 to prepare for the upcoming holidays by again hosting “A Night at the North Pole” at the City Forest Chalet.

“A Night at the North Pole” will be offered on two se...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2015

Under the Radar @ the Library

November 13, 2015 – You can learn more about unique tourist destinations, restaurants, and treasures of Michigan by attending the “Under the Radar” (UTR) program at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library on Friday, November 20 at 7 p.m. in the Library Auditori...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2015

MCTV’s “Honors Night”

November 13, 2015 – You’re invited to attend MCTV’s “Honors Night” on Thursday, November 19, at Creative 360. A reception will be held at 6:30 p.m., followed by the ceremony at 7 p.m.

Midland Community Television holds this event annually to recogniz...Read on...

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Posted on: November 6, 2015

Apply Today for 10th Annual Citizens Academy

November 6, 2015 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce the 10th annual Midland Citizens Academy – a free, 10-week course designed to give citizens an up-close and personal look at how local government functions and helps shape our community.

T...Read on...

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Posted on: November 6, 2015

Computer Classes @ the Library

November 6, 2015 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is offering two computer classes to improve your computer skills.

Never touched a computer? Now's your chance. Practice mouse skills and learn the basics in the “Introduction to Computers” class on...Read on...

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Posted on: November 6, 2015

Our Changing Earth @ the Library

November 6, 2015 – Climate change is the focus of a series of lectures scheduled at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library this fall.

The free lecture series titled “Our Changing Earth” will continue on Thursday, November 12. The speaker is Jerry Dennis,...Read on...

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Posted on: November 6, 2015

Battle of the Books Kickoff Set for Saturday, November 14

November 6, 2015 – The 2015-2016 Battle of the Books season will kick off on Saturday, November 14 at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library.

The kickoff features a presentation by Stuart Gibbs, author of last year’s Battle book, The Last Musketeer, as we...Read on...

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Posted on: November 2, 2015

Refrain from Placing Leaves on Grant and Georgetown Streets

November 2, 2015 – Residents on Grant and Georgetown streets should refrain from putting leaves in the street until road construction is finalized on those streets. These roadways are located in heavy item collection Area B, which is currently in the proc...Read on...

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Posted on: November 2, 2015

Eastman Intersections to Experience Short-term Closures

November 2, 2015 – The top course of pavement is in the process of being placed on the southbound lanes of Eastman from Saginaw. Motorists should expect short-term closures of the westerly legs of Sugnet and St. Andrews streets at their intersection with...Read on...

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

City of Midland Recognizes Beautification Efforts

October 30, 2015 - The beautification efforts of 13 residential properties and three non-residential properties will be recognized on Thursday, November 5 at the annual Appreciation of Beautification Awards ceremony.

Scheduled for 7 p.m. in Midland C...Read on...

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

City Building Inspector to Serve on State Building Organization Board

City of Midland Building Inspector Steve Taglauer was recently elected by his peers to serve as director of the Code Officials Conference of Michigan (COCM). The COCM represents more than 400 code professionals from around the state who are dedicated to ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

Midland Recognized for Developing Positive Entrepreneurial Climate

For the sixth year in a row, Midland has been recognized for its work to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development in the annual eCities study. The study, conducted by researchers at iLabs, University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Center for Innova...Read on...

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Posted on: October 30, 2015

Open House for City/Schools-constructed Home

October 30, 2015 – The 2014-2015 Building Trades house constructed through a Midland Public Schools and City of Midland partnership is for sale at 1000 W. Collins Street. On Sunday, November 1, the City’s Planning & Community Development Department w...Read on...

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Posted on: October 28, 2015

Eastman Avenue Project Nearing an End

October 28, 2015 - Contractors are getting closer to finishing Michigan Department of Transportation’s seven-month-long Eastman Avenue reconstruction project.

This Thursday, October 29 through Saturday, October 31, motorists should be on the lookout ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 28, 2015

Change Clocks and Test Fire Safety Devices on Sunday, November 1

October 28, 2015 – As the time change approaches on Sunday, November 1, the
Midland Fire Department wants to remind residents to make another change that could save their lives: changing the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors....Read on...

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Posted on: October 28, 2015

Fall Leaf Collection Begins Monday, November 2 in Area B

October 28, 2015 – The curbside fall leaf collection program officially kicks off Monday, November 2 in Heavy Refuse Collection Area B and will proceed through areas C, D, and A.

Residents on major streets (see list below) should rake leaves onto the ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 23, 2015

Happy Halloween Party at Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

October 23, 2015 – Join in our Halloween celebration at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library on Friday, October 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Children are invited to come dressed in their Halloween costumes, trick or treat in the library, enjoy a snack, and...Read on...

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Posted on: October 23, 2015

Halloween Trick-or-Treating Hours and Safety Tips

October 23, 2015 – The Midland Police Department encourages those planning on participating in Halloween trick-or-treating on Saturday, October 31 to do so between the hours of 6-8 p.m.

The police department offers these tips for ensuring safety during...Read on...

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Posted on: October 23, 2015

Deadline for Absentee Ballots for the November 3 City General Election

October 23, 2015 – Electors of the City of Midland who wish to receive an absentee ballot for the November 3 City General Election by mail must submit their application by 2 p.m., Saturday, October 31, 2015. The Midland City Clerk’s office will be open S...Read on...

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Posted on: October 22, 2015

Enjoy Ghoulish Delights at Halloween On Ice

October 22, 2015 – In conjunction with the 2015 Halloween On Ice Tour stop in Saginaw, the Midland Civic Arena will host SkateFest on Saturday, October 24, from 11:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

Free and open to the public, SkateFest provides the opportunity for sk...Read on...

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Posted on: October 16, 2015

“Our Changing Earth” @ the Library

October 16, 2015 - Climate change is the focus of a series of lectures scheduled at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library this fall.

The free lecture series titled “Our Changing Earth” will continue on Thursday, October 22. The speaker is Dr. Kim Hall fro...Read on...

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Posted on: October 16, 2015

Deadline for Write-In Candidates to File Declaration of Intent for November City General Election

October 16, 2015 - All write-in candidates who wish to be nominated and are eligible for a City Council seat in the city of Midland are required under P.A. 461 of 1996 to file a “Declaration of Intent” with the Midland City Clerk no later than 4 p.m. on F...Read on...

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Posted on: October 16, 2015

Midland Fire Marshal Named Michigan’s Top Fire Inspector for 2015

October 16, 2015 - The Midland Fire Department is pleased to announce that Fire Marshal Josh Mosher has been named 2015 Michigan Fire Inspector of the Year by the Michigan Fire Inspectors Society.

Mosher’s nomination noted that during his tenure, he ha...Read on...

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Posted on: October 16, 2015

City Financial Services Head Joins Finance Organization Board

October 16, 2015 - David Keenan, Assistant City Manager, was recently elected to the Michigan Government Finance Officers Association’s (MGFOA) Board of Directors.

The MGFOA, established in 1938, is a professional association of public officials and ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2015

Flood Insurance and Hazard Areas

October 9, 2015 - As a result of the City of Midland’s exemplary floodplain management programs and services, Midland is rated by the Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) Community Rating System (CRS) as a Class 5 community. For Midland residents, this ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2015

Shepherd Drive Work to Start Monday

October 9, 2015 - Beginning Monday, October 12, City of Midland crews will work on installing sanitary and storm sewers and water main on Shepherd Drive from Eastman Avenue to just west of its intersection with Shepherd. During the project, motorists shou...Read on...

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

Zombie Apocalypse Nearing Midland with a 5K Trail Run

October 2, 2015 – Local authorities have confirmed that a zombie outbreak has occurred in the United States, and the outbreak is nearing Midland at an alarming rate. Anticipated arrival is Saturday, October 17 at approximately 3:30 p.m., during Midland’s ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

Sugnet Road Work Planned for Saturday

October 2, 2015 – Motorists should seek alternate routes on Saturday, October 3 while crews work on the west side of Sugnet Road at its intersection with Eastman Avenue. Detours are set up for Linden Drive and Clover Lane.

Work will be completed by the...Read on...

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

Submit Requests for Public Improvements by November 1

October 2, 2015 – It is that time of year again – time to request public water and sewer service and paving of gravel streets in city of Midland locations that currently do not have these amenities.

If there is a public improvement project of this nat...Read on...

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

Transportation Study Open House Set for October 14

October 2, 2015 – The Midland Area Transportation Study (MATS) will host an open house for residents, businesses, and other stakeholders to provide input regarding the region’s long-range transportation plan, which includes public transportation providers...Read on...

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

Now Accepting Midland County Sports Hall of Fame Nominations

October 2, 2015 – Nominations for the 2015-2016 Midland County Sports Hall of Fame will be accepted at the City of Midland Parks and Recreation Office until November 16.

The Midland community recognizes leaders in the sports community through the Hall ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

Midland Firefighters Go “Pink” for Cancer Cause

October 2, 2015 – Midland firefighters will be going “Passionately Pink for the Cure” for the month of October in an effort to raise awareness about breast cancer, support women who are currently battling cancer, and raise funds for the Midland County “Te...Read on...

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Posted on: October 2, 2015

Fire Department Open House Cancelled

October 2, 2015 – The Midland Fire Department’s Fire Prevention Open House scheduled for October 10 has been cancelled due to remodeling of Fire Station 1, located at 816 E. Haley Street.

The open house is held annually as part of Fire Prevention Wee...Read on...

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Posted on: September 25, 2015

E. Ashman Work Beginning September 28

September 25, 2015 – Beginning on Monday, September 28, milling and paving operations will begin on E. Ashman Street from the US-10 Overpass to Rockwell Drive.

During work, E. Ashman will be reduced to one lane of traffic through the end of the week....Read on...

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Posted on: September 25, 2015

Fall Free Yard Waste Collection Begins October 5

September 25, 2015 – The City of Midland will offer Fall Free yard waste collection beginning October 5 through the remainder of the yard waste collection season. During this free period, 40-cent per bag stickers and annual yard waste bin stickers are not...Read on...

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Posted on: September 25, 2015

Great Michigan Read Discussion at Library

September 25, 2015 – This year’s Great Michigan Read, “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel, will be discussed at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library on Wednesday, September 30, 7 p.m. in the Library Community Room.

This modern dystopian novel is set...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2015

Help Keep Waterways Clean and Debris-Free

September 23, 2015 – As Midland moves into autumn, the City of Midland reminds residents to help keep our local waterways clean and free of garbage and pollutants.

In addition to being a violation of the City’s Code of Ordinances, dumping materials i...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2015

Midland Parks and Recreation Offers Discounted Detroit Red Wings Tickets

September 23, 2015 – Midland Parks and Recreation is offering discounted Detroit Red Wings tickets to Midland residents for select 2015-2016 games through a partnership with the Michigan Recreation and Park Association (MRPA).

Under the program, Midlan...Read on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2015

Library Coffee Bar to Close

September 23, 2015 – The Cup & Chaucer Coffee Bar, located at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, will be closing on Tuesday, November 3, 2015.

The coffee bar is operated by the Arnold Center. Financial challenges led to the Arnold Center’s decisio...Read on...

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Posted on: September 18, 2015

Portion of Main Street Closed for a Week

September 18, 2015 – Main Street will be closed September 21-25 from Cronkright Street to 100 feet east of the Poseyville Bridge. This closure will facilitate the repair of concrete beams below the bridge deck. A detour will be posted.

Motorists are e...Read on...

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Posted on: September 18, 2015

Crosswalk Beacons Installed Near Schools

September 18, 2015 – The City of Midland recently installed High-intensity Activated crossWalK (HAWK) beacons on East Sugnet Road near Plymouth Elementary School and also on Chestnut Hill Drive across from Chestnut Hill Elementary School.

A HAWK beac...Read on...

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Posted on: September 18, 2015

Our Changing Earth @ the Library

September 18, 2015 – Climate change is the focus of a series of lectures scheduled at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library this fall.

The free lecture series, titled “Our Changing Earth,” will begin on Thursday, September 24. The first speaker is Peter S...Read on...

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Posted on: September 18, 2015

Computer Classes @ the Library

September 18, 2015 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is offering three computer classes to increase your Internet skills.

Learn how Twitter works, why people tweet, and proper etiquette for the site. The class will be held on Tuesday, September 22. ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 18, 2015

Time to Remove Decorations from Midland Cemetery

September 18, 2015 – In preparation for the fall and winter months, families maintaining plots at the Midland Cemetery should remove annual flowers, artificial decorations and their receptacles from cemetery plots by October 1.

Beginning October 2, c...Read on...

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Posted on: September 18, 2015

October 5 Deadline for Registering to Vote in November 3 City General Election

September 18, 2015 – The deadline for registering to vote in the November 3 City General Election is Monday, October 5 at 5 p.m.

Persons may register to vote at any Secretary of State office or at any county, city, village, or township clerk’s office. ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 18, 2015

Absentee Ballots Available for the November 3 City General Election

September 18, 2015 – Absentee ballots are available for the November 3, 2015, City General Election. Qualified electors of the city of Midland may apply for an absentee ballot at the Midland City Clerk’s Office, located at 333 W. Ellsworth Street, Monday...Read on...

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Posted on: September 11, 2015

City Seeking Best Photos of Midland

September 11, 2015 – There’s just one more week to enter your favorite snapshots of life in our community in the City of Midland’s annual Calendar Photo Contest. The deadline for submissions is Friday, September 18.

The 2016 City Calendar and Servic...Read on...

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Posted on: September 10, 2015

City Hosting Open House to Discuss Farmers Market Traffic Study

September 10, 2015 – As part of the process to review a request from Momentum Midland regarding the Farmers Market, the City of Midland will host an open house on Wednesday, September 16 to present the results of a traffic study performed near the Poseyvi...Read on...

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

Midland Fire Department 9-11 Ceremony

September 4, 2015 – On Friday, September 11, the Midland Fire Department will hold a brief ceremony in remembrance of the 2,996 lives lost on September 11, 2001, during the attacks at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and in Shanksville, Pennsylvania....Read on...

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

Summer Taxes Due Mid-September

September 4, 2015 – Summer tax payments are due and payable without penalty or interest, through September 15, 2015, to the City of Midland Treasurer’s Office, 333 W. Ellsworth St. A four percent (4%) penalty is assessed to payments or unpaid balances aft...Read on...

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

Library Open on Sundays

September 4, 2015 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will open again on Sunday afternoons, beginning on September 13. The Library will be open from 1-5 p.m. The Library is located at 1710 W. St. Andrews Road in Midland.

Many of the Library’s resour...Read on...

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

Join in Fun Run/Walk for Special Olympics

September 4, 2015 – Runners/walkers of all skill levels are invited to participate in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics starting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 17, in Midland. The event is not a race, but a leisurely run/walk to bri...Read on...

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

City Offices to be Closed for Labor Day

August 28, 2015 – The Labor Day holiday weekend is just around the corner. In recognition of the holiday, all City of Midland offices will be closed on Monday, September 7.

Residents with Monday and Tuesday refuse and Week 1 recycling collections shoul...Read on...

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

Plymouth Pool Season Closing Date

August 28, 2015 – Plymouth Pool will close for the 2015 season at the end of recreational swim hours (1-8:30 p.m.) on Labor Day, Monday, September 7.

For additional information, contact the Parks and Recreation Office, Monday through Friday, at 989-837...Read on...

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Posted on: August 26, 2015

MCTV Programming to be Impacted by Facilities Upgrade

August 26, 2015 – Replay of programming on MGTV-188 – Midland Government TV and MCTV-191 – Community Voices, will be limited through Sunday, August 30 due to a technical facilities upgrade at the MCTV Network. The display of messages shown on MCTV-189 – M...Read on...

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Posted on: August 25, 2015

Ashman Street Lane Closures Scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday

August 25, 2015 – Consumers Energy will be closing Ashman Street between Larkin and Main streets in order to install an underground wire across Ashman. The closure will occur from 10 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26 until 6 a.m., Thursday, August 27. Follow...Read on...

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Posted on: August 17, 2015

Downtown Development Authority Coordinator Announced

August 17, 2015 – Congratulations to Lacey Todd, who recently accepted a new position as full-time events coordinator for Downtown Midland. In the new position, Lacey oversees the coordination, execution, and marketing of events in the downtown district....Read on...

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

Are You Brave Enough to be “Fast Food?”

August 14, 2015 – The Midland Parks and Recreation Department will partner with the ROCK Center for Youth Development to offer Midland’s second annual 5K Zombie Trail Run/Walk in City Forest.

The 5K Zombie Run will take place on Saturday, October 17,...Read on...

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Posted on: August 14, 2015

Plymouth Pool to be Doggone Busy During Dog Swim

August 14, 2015 – Plymouth Pool is going to the dogs!

Midland Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce their annual Pooches at the Pool Dog Swim on Saturday, September 12. During the event, owners will have the opportunity to fetch their Fido and...Read on...

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Posted on: August 7, 2015

Waldo Road Project Continues

August 7, 2015 – The intersection of Diamond and Waldo roads will be closed beginning Monday, August 10. Waldo from Diamond to Wheeler is expected to be fully reopened to traffic by the end of August.

Waldo Road from Diamond north to Wackerly will al...Read on...

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Posted on: August 5, 2015

Construction to Close Joe Mann Boulevard on Thursday

August 5, 2015 – On Thursday, August 6, Joe Mann Boulevard will be closed between Cinema Drive and T. Moore Drive for private development storm sewer work. Motorists should use T. Moore Drive, Ted Doan Drive, and Alan Ott Drive as a detour around the are...Read on...

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Posted on: August 5, 2015

Road Construction to Impact Traffic at Eastman and N. Saginaw Roads

August 4, 2015 – From Monday, August 10 until Labor Day, motorists should expect long delays when crossing Eastman Avenue at its intersection with N. Saginaw Road while work continues on the Eastman reconstruction project.

During work, Eastman from S...Read on...

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Posted on: July 31, 2015

W. Nelson Water Main Project Starting Monday

July 31, 2015 – Beginning Monday, August 3, W. Nelson Street from Manor Drive to Ashman Street will be closed to through traffic during a water main replacement project. Work is expected to be complete by late September.

As the City of Midland’s 2015 ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 24, 2015

Poseyville Bridge Project Starts Monday

July 24, 2015 – Construction on the Mark Putnam Bridge (Poseyville Road) will begin on Monday, July 27.

Maintenance work will include repairing concrete, adding an epoxy overlay to the road surface, and painting of underlying steel beams.

Traffic...Read on...

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Posted on: July 24, 2015

Plant Removals to Impact Traffic

July 24, 2015 – From Monday through Friday, July 27-31, City of Midland crews will be removing Walker’s Low Catmint plants from the Eastman Avenue traffic island south of Saginaw Road and transplanting them to other locations throughout the city.

Fro...Read on...

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Posted on: July 24, 2015

Get Your Kicks with Parks and Recreation’s Fall Coed Adult Kickball League!

July 24, 2015 – Ready for some old-school fun? The Midland Parks and Recreation Department will offer a fall coed adult kickball league again this year.

The season will begin on Sunday, September 13. Teams comprised of a minimum of 10 players will ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 24, 2015

Fall Coed Softball Team Registration Underway

July 24, 2015 – The Midland Parks and Recreation Department will partner with the Midland Softball Association to offer adult softball leagues this fall.

The fall season begins in September. Teams will play a 10-game schedule with a combination of d...Read on...

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Posted on: July 24, 2015

Committee Seeking Beautification Award Nominations

July 24, 2015 – Midland’s Beautification Advisory Committee would like you to nominate a friend, neighbor, or even someone you don’t know for doing an outstanding job of making Midland more beautiful. Properties may be nominated for a 2015 Appreciation o...Read on...

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Posted on: July 17, 2015

Expect Additional Traffic Congestion on Eastman Avenue This Weekend

July 17, 2015 – Motorists should expect traffic congestion and anticipate significant delays on Eastman Avenue in the vicinity of the Midland County Fairgrounds this weekend. The ever-popular Michigan Antique Festival is taking place this Saturday and Su...Read on...

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Posted on: July 17, 2015

Traffic Signal at Main and Orchard to Operate at Full Color

July 17, 2015 – On Monday, July 20, the traffic signal at Main Street and Orchard Drive will be activated to operate on full color cycle for the duration of the Eastman Avenue reconstruction project.

This location has seen a significant increase in tra...Read on...

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Posted on: July 17, 2015

Touch a Truck @ the Library!

July 17, 2015 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library’s annual Touch a Truck event will be held Thursday, July 23. Kids will have a blast climbing aboard the City of Midland’s heavy-duty work trucks, high speed police vehicles, and the big fire truck!

P...Read on...

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Posted on: July 13, 2015

Eastman and St. Andrews Construction Work

July 13, 2015 – W. St. Andrews Road between Helen Street and Eastman Avenue will be closed for the day on Thursday, July 16 for storm sewer work relating to the US-10 BR (Eastman) reconstruction project. Motorists should seek alternate routes around the w...Read on...

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Posted on: July 2, 2015

Enjoy Summer Splashtacular Teen Nights at Plymouth Pool

July 2, 2015 – Teens will have the chance to enjoy a fun-filled evening at Plymouth Pool on Wednesday nights, July 8, 15, and 22 during the Summer Splashtacular Teen Nights hosted by the Legacy Center for Community Success, The ROCK Center for Youth Devel...Read on...

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Posted on: June 25, 2015

Midland Resembles America’s Unique Identity

June 25, 2015 – Red, white, and blue… apple pie… and Midland? According to online finance resource WalletHub, Midland is in the top 10 of small communities that most closely match typical America.

WalletHub’s study of various demographical statistic...Read on...

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Posted on: June 19, 2015

The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation Grants $2.5 Million to Senior Facility

June 19, 2015 – The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation has awarded a $2.5 million grant to Midland’s Washington Woods Senior Housing Community for needed asbestos removal and subsequent remodeling.

In Winter 2015, asbestos-containing material was...Read on...

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Posted on: June 19, 2015

Phase Two of Eastman Project Begins

June 19, 2015 – Beginning on Saturday, June 20, Eastman Avenue will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction and shifted to the southbound lanes from Hines Street to Saginaw Road as crews begin to reconstruct utilities and road surface on the n...Read on...

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Posted on: June 13, 2015

BOIL WATER UPDATE: Larkin and Mills Townships Water Safe

June 13, 2015 - Testing has confirmed that the City of Midland water supply for Larkin and Mills townships is safe for drinking and cooking. Residents may resume their normal use of the water supply.

A boil water notice was released on Thursday, June ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 12, 2015

Splash the Day Away at Plymouth Pool

June 12, 2015 – Plymouth Pool is now open for the season.

As in past years, the Midland Parks and Recreation Department will offer lap and open swim times as well as season passes for summer fun at Midland’s only outdoor public pool. One-day admission...Read on...

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Posted on: June 12, 2015

Parks and Recreation’s Lifetime Education and Adventure Program (L.E.A.P.) Set to Start

June 12, 2015 – The City of Midland’s popular summer recreation program for adults who have disabilities kicks off Monday, June 15.

Midland’s Lifetime Education and Adventure Program (L.E.A.P.) features supervised activities to broaden experiences an...Read on...

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Posted on: June 12, 2015

Start off your Summer with a POW! at the Superhero Training Academy

June 12, 2015 – Look up in the sky! What’s that over Plymouth Park? It’s a bird… it’s a plane… it’s Superhero Training Academy! The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library and Midland Parks and Recreation are teaming up to offer an incredible array of activities...Read on...

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Posted on: June 12, 2015

Midland Parks and Recreation Offers The Grand Experience at Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel

June 12, 2015 – Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Michigan Recreation and Park Association (MRPA), announces the fifth annual, all-inclusive bus trip to the historic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.

The bus trip will take place fro...Read on...

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Posted on: June 12, 2015

Access User Position Available on Cable Access Advisory Commission

June 12, 2015 – Midland City Council is accepting applications to fill a position on the Cable Access Advisory Commission.

The commission is looking for a Midland Community Television (MCTV) access user to fill a position that will expire June 30, 201...Read on...

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Posted on: June 12, 2015

6-12-15 BOIL WATER UPDATE: Potential Contamination of Water Supply in Larkin and Mills Townships

June 12, 2015 – As a precautionary measure, water service customers in Larkin and Mills townships should continue to boil water to be used for drinking or cooking following a water main break Thursday in Larkin Township. City crews have completed flushing...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2015

W. St. Andrews Road Closed for Two Days

June 10, 2015 – On Friday and Saturday, June 12 and 13, W. St. Andrews Road will be closed on the west side of the intersection of Eastman Avenue and W. St. Andrews while crews work on underground utilities as part of the Eastman road reconstruction proje...Read on...

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Posted on: June 5, 2015

Midland Among Best Places to Start a Business in Michigan

June 5, 2015 – Midland is a great place to hang out a shingle! So says consumer finance resource NerdWallet, which conducted a study to find the best places in Michigan to start a business.

Out of 128 places studied, Midland ranked fifteenth. To dete...Read on...

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Posted on: June 5, 2015

Waldo Avenue Work Continues

June 5, 2015 – On Monday, June 8, the intersection of Waldo Avenue and Diamond Drive will be reduced to one lane of traffic while crews install sanitary sewer as part of a Waldo improvement project that is currently in progress. It is anticipated that th...Read on...

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Posted on: June 5, 2015

Phase Two of Eastman Project Begins

June 5, 2015 – Starting Monday, June 8, Eastman Avenue will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction from Saginaw Road to Indian Street while construction crews install underground utilities. During work, Buttles Street will remain closed from...Read on...

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Posted on: June 5, 2015

Wackerly Resurfacing Starts Monday

June 5, 2015 – Beginning Monday, June 8, E. Wackerly Street from Jefferson Avenue to Swede Avenue will be reduced to one lane of traffic while crews resurface this stretch of roadway. Motorists may want to look for alternate routes to avoid long delays in...Read on...

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Posted on: May 29, 2015

City Receiving Requests for Sidewalk Maintenance

May 29, 2015 – The City Council has allocated $250,000 for sidewalk repair in the recently adopted 2015-2016 City of Midland budget. Of that amount, $80,000 will be directed towards sidewalk maintenance on streets scheduled for repair in the upcoming year...Read on...

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Posted on: May 29, 2015

Railroad Project to Close Portion of Waldo

May 29, 2015 – Waldo Avenue between S. Saginaw Road and Salzburg Street will be closed June 1-6 for railroad crossing repairs being conducted by Lake State Railway Company.

Detour signs will direct traffic around the affected area using Salzburg and S...Read on...

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Posted on: May 21, 2015

Indian Street to Be Two-Way Road Until July

May 21, 2015 – Beginning Tuesday, May 26, Buttles Street between Jerome Street and Eastman Avenue will be closed for a month while crews continue work on the Eastman road reconstruction project. During work, Indian Street will be converted to a two-way s...Read on...

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Posted on: May 18, 2015

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Available on City Website

May 18, 2015 – The City of Midland’s 2014 Drinking Water Quality Report is now available online at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/waterreport.

The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is intended to update residents on the City’s efforts to ensure the safety...Read on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2015

Weed and Grass Trimming Reminders

May 15, 2015 – The City of Midland Building Department reminds property owners that the height of grass and weeds in their yards must be maintained in accordance with the City’s Code of Ordinances.

Portions of Article I, Chapter 26 of the ordinance per...Read on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2015

City of Midland Recycling Changes and Reminders

May 15, 2015 – Midland residents may notice some changes in the City’s monthly recycling collection program. Between now and August, work crews will place new stickers on brown recycle carts to help identify that these carts are for recyclables only. ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2015

Pitch, Hit & Run Competition Rescheduled For May 17

May 15, 2015 – The City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department is rescheduling the 2015 Pitch, Hit & Run Competition for Sunday, May 17. This year’s event will take place at Emerson Park’s Currie Stadium from 1-3 p.m.

The competition wil...Read on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2015

City Offices Close for Memorial Day

May 15, 2015 – All City of Midland offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, in recognition of the Memorial Day holiday.

Residents with Monday and Tuesday refuse and week 4 recycling collections should place items at the curb on Tuesday, May 26. Items...Read on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2015

Library Closed Sundays in Summer

May 15, 2015 – Beginning Sunday, May 24, the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will be closed on Sundays during the summer months. Sunday hours of 1-5 p.m. will resume on September 13.

Call 989-837-3430 with any questions.

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Posted on: May 13, 2015

National Peace Officers Day to be Recognized Friday

May 13, 2015 – Citizens are invited to attend a Friday, May 15 ceremony honoring peace officers currently serving their communities and those who lost their lives while safeguarding the public.

The ceremony is being held in conjunction with Peace Offic...Read on...

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Posted on: May 7, 2015

Reminders about Dog Control within City

May 8, 2015 – The City of Midland would like to remind dog owners of City regulations that promote safety and an attractive community:

Section 3-17 of the Code of Ordinances states:
It shall be unlawful for any person to permit or allow any dog, wheth...Read on...

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Posted on: May 7, 2015

Sign up for MCTV’s Summer Video Camp

May 8, 2015 – Instead of watching videos, your teen can make a video and have fun. Midland County youth are invited to apply for an opportunity to work behind the scenes or in front of the camera at one of Midland Community Television’s (MCTV) Summer Vide...Read on...

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Posted on: May 7, 2015

Computer Classes @ the Library

May 8, 2015 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is offering several computer classes this spring to increase your software skills:

Introduction to Word: Tuesday, May 12, 2:30 p.m. Learn how to use the ribbon to create, save, and print documents; high...Read on...

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Posted on: May 1, 2015

Recreational Tennis Lessons for the Whole Family

April 30, 2015 – Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Greater Midland Tennis Center, is proud to announce the 2015 Tennis Lessons Program. Tennis lessons will take place at the Tennis Center.

Registration for 2015 lessons begins Monda...Read on...

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Posted on: April 29, 2015

Wackerly and Waldo Construction Begins Monday

April 29, 2015 – Two major road projects in the city of Midland will begin on Monday, May 4.

Waldo Road will be closed from Wheeler Street to Diamond Drive while crews start work on the installation of storm and sanitary sewer plus water main to serv...Read on...

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Posted on: April 24, 2015

Special Election Absentee Ballot Deadline

April 24, 2015 – City of Midland voters who wish to receive an absentee ballot by mail for the May 5, 2015 Special Election must submit their application by 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 2. The Midland City Clerk’s Office will be open on Saturday, May 2 from 8...Read on...

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Posted on: April 24, 2015

Pitch, Hit & Run Competition Scheduled for May 9

April 24, 2015 – The City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department will host the 2015 Pitch, Hit & Run Competition on Saturday, May 9. This year’s event will take place at Emerson Park’s Currie Stadium from 10 a.m. – Noon.

The competition ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 13, 2015

City Performs Water Main Flushing

April 10, 2015 – The City of Midland Water Distribution crews will begin its annual water main flushing program on Monday, April 13. Hydrants throughout the water system will systematically be opened to clean and refresh the drinking water distribution s...Read on...

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Posted on: April 2, 2015

Free Woodchips Available to Midland Residents

April 2, 2015 – The City of Midland currently has free woodchips at the Central Park parking lot on Collins Street across from Central Middle School. The chips are available to residents on a first come, first served basis until the supply is depleted. ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 2, 2015

Reminders About Parking in the City

April 2, 2015 – With the Great Lakes Loons’ first home game set for April 9 and an increase in vehicle and pedestrian traffic likely to occur, the City of Midland would like to remind citizens of parking regulations in the city.

There is a multitude of...Read on...

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Posted on: April 2, 2015

2015 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates Announced

April 2, 2015 – The City of Midland Sanitary Landfill has scheduled four household hazardous waste collection dates for 2015. Disposal dates are as follows:

• Tuesday, April 21
• Wednesday, June 24 • Thursday, August 20
• Wednesday, October 21 ...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2015

Absentee Ballots Available for the May 5 Special Election

March 27, 2015 – Absentee ballots are available for the May 5, 2015 Special Election. Qualified electors of the city of Midland may apply for an absentee ballot at the Midland City Clerk’s Office located at 333 W. Ellsworth Street, Monday through Friday,...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2015

City Hours and Services Affected by Easter Holiday

March 27, 2015 – Many City of Midland offices and services will be affected by the Easter holiday.

All City offices will be closed on Friday, April 3 in recognition of Good Friday.

Residents with Friday, April 3 refuse collection should place items...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2015

Computer Classes @ the Library

March 27, 2015 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is offering three computer classes to increase your software skills.

You can learn to use Google’s free software, Picasa, to organize, edit, and share your digital photos. The class will be held on Mo...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2015

Beach Volleyball Serves Up Summertime Fun

March 27, 2015 – Midland Parks and Recreation Department will begin accepting beach volleyball team and player registrations for the 2015 summer season on Monday, April 6.

Midland Parks and Recreation’s beach volleyball leagues will begin on Monday,...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2015

Reserve a Softball Field for Team Practice

March 27, 2015 – Midland Softball Association teams registered for the 2015 season can reserve softball diamonds for team practice at Emerson Park and Redcoats Softball Complex beginning Wednesday, April 8.

Reservations may be made at the Parks and Re...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2015

2015 Sports Hall of Fame Tickets on Sale

March 27, 2015 – Those interested in attending the annual Midland County Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony in May can purchase tickets through the City of Midland Parks and Recreation Office, 4811 N. Saginaw Road, or online at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2015

Help Keep Waterways Clean and Debris-Free

March 27, 2015 – The City of Midland reminds residents to help keep our local waterways clean and free of garbage and pollutants.

In addition to being a violation of the City’s Code of Ordinances, dumping materials into waterways has the potential to...Read on...

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Posted on: March 25, 2015

City Construction Projects Planned for Spring and Summer 2015

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March 25, 2015 – The City of Midland Engineering Department is ramping up for a busy spring and summer, with various construction projects planned for roadways in Midland.

Major street projects that could affect citizens’ travel routes are described b...Read on...

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Posted on: March 25, 2015

Time to Remove Winter Decorations from Midland Cemetery

March 25, 2015 – The deadline for property owners to remove winter decorations such as evergreen blankets and wreaths from plots at the Midland Cemetery is Monday, April 6. After that date, any remaining winter decorations will be removed and discarded b...Read on...

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Posted on: March 25, 2015

City of Midland Seeks Boards & Commissions Members: Application Deadline April 24

March 25, 2015 – City residents interested in the Midland community, get involved! The City is accepting applications to fill positions on various City boards and commissions.

Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m., Friday, April 24, 2015. Forms...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2015

City Forest Winter Operations Coming to a Close

March 20, 2015 – The City of Midland has closed the City Forest Chalet for winter recreation equipment rentals and concessions for the 2015 winter season. The sledding hill, however, is still available for use, weather permitting.

For questions or add...Read on...

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Posted on: March 13, 2015

Student Exchange Opportunity for Midland Teens

March 13, 2015 – Midland high schoolers have two more weeks to apply for the chance of a lifetime – to visit Midland’s sister city of Handa, Japan this summer.

Two or three Midland students will be selected for a three-week, whirlwind stay between Ju...Read on...

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Posted on: March 13, 2015

Sign Up for MCTV Shining Stars Talent Show

March 13, 2015 – Wanna be a star? On Saturday, April 11, the Friends of MCTV will host the Midland Shining Stars Talent Show to be televised on MCTV Cable Channel 191 and viewable online. Performance tapings will take place in MCTV’s studio between 11 a...Read on...

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Posted on: March 13, 2015

Midland City Council Nominating Petitions Available

March 13, 2015 – There’s still time to pick up nominating petitions at the Midland City Clerk’s Office for those interested in being elected to Midland’s City Council in November. The deadline to submit petitions to be considered for Council candidacy is...Read on...

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Posted on: March 6, 2015

Yard Waste Collection Program Starting Up

March 6, 2015 – Although snow is still on the ground the City of Midland has begun mailing yard waste bin renewal notices to residents.

Yard waste collection will begin on Monday, April 6. Yard waste is collected curbside on your regular weekly refus...Read on...

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Posted on: March 5, 2015

KidVentures & Joel Tacey @ the Library

March 5, 2015 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is offering two unique programs in the coming week: the first focusing on math; and the second, a family variety show.

On Monday, March 9, students in kindergarten through 5th grade can discover how muc...Read on...

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Posted on: February 27, 2015

Saturday Morning Landfill Hours Resume March 7

February 27, 2015 – The City of Midland Sanitary Landfill resumes Saturday morning operations beginning March 7.

The landfill will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. until noon on Saturdays, March 7 through November 28. The landfill is open Monday t...Read on...

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Posted on: February 27, 2015

Midland Board of Review to Hear Property Assessment Appeals

February 27, 2015 – The Midland Board of Review will hear property assessment appeals, by appointment only, Monday, March 9 through Thursday, March 12 at the City Assessor’s Office at Midland City Hall, 333 W. Ellsworth St.

In an effort to expedite you...Read on...

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Posted on: February 13, 2015

Special Election Deadline for Absentee Ballots

February 13, 2015 – City of Midland electors who wish to receive an absentee ballot by mail for the February 24 Special Election must submit their application by 2 p.m., Saturday, February 21, 2015.

The Midland City Clerk’s Office, located in Midland ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 13, 2015

Come Grow with Us: Apply for Gardening Plots

February 13, 2015 – Starting February 26, the City of Midland will begin accepting applications for gardening plots at the Circle Community Garden located at the intersection of Edwin and Cambridge streets.

Applications and information on the program ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 9, 2015

March 13 Deadline to Submit Entries for Downtown Midland’s 2015 Summer Sculpture Series

February 9, 2015 - Calling all artists and creative minds! This is your invitation to participate in the 14th Summer Sculpture Series for Downtown Midland. This year's theme is "Bikes" – everything about bikes and cycling and all things made wi...Read on...

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Posted on: January 30, 2015

Winter Tax Deadline Tuesday, February 17

January 30, 2015 – The City of Midland reminds property owners that the last day for payment of December 2014 taxes – without penalty – is Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

Winter tax bills may be paid by check or cash at the Midland City Treasurer's Office,...Read on...

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Posted on: January 30, 2015

Job Opportunities Website Portal Now Live

January 30, 2015 – The City of Midland Human Resources Department is pleased to announce the launch of a new online resource for City job openings.

The new web page will provide a quick and convenient application process for those interested in City of...Read on...

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Posted on: January 19, 2015

Aging Brain @ the Library

January 19, 2015 – The aging brain and senior citizens are the focus of the next lecture in a series of programs about the “Amazing Brain” at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library. This free lecture will be held on Wednesday, January 21 at 2:30 p.m. in the L...Read on...

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Posted on: December 31, 2014

February 1 Deadline for Sidewalk Requests

December 31, 2014 – Residents who would like Midland City Council to consider installing new sidewalks in a specific location where no sidewalks currently exist should submit a letter outlining their request to the City Manager’s Office by February 1.
...Read on...

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Posted on: December 23, 2014

Currie Bridge Week-Long Closure

The Currie Parkway Bridge will be closed from January 5-9 for forestry-related work. Motorists should use Currie Parkway off of M-20 to access locations along the parkway.

If you have any questions, please contact the Parks and Recreation Office at 98...Read on...

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Posted on: December 19, 2014

Library Receives Grant

December 19, 2014 – The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library received a grant for $2,000 from The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation. These funds will be used towards operations including programming and promotional activities.

“The Trustees of the Found...Read on...

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Posted on: December 19, 2014

Proper Disposal of Christmas Trees

December 19, 2014 – When you’re ready to wrap up the holiday season, dispose of your Christmas tree by placing it at the curb on your weekly refuse collection day.

Tree collection will begin December 29 and end January 9. After January 9, the City o...Read on...

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Posted on: December 12, 2014

City of Midland Closings for Christmas and New Year's Holidays

All City of Midland offices will close Wednesday, December 24 and Thursday, December 25 in recognition of the Christmas holiday and Thursday, January 1 in recognition of the New Year's holiday.

Residents with Wednesday, December 24 refuse and Week 4 re...Read on...

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Posted on: December 12, 2014

Apply for Community Development Block Grant Funds

Applications for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding are now available for the 2015-2016 program year.

CDBG is a federally funded program through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Each year, the City of Midland receiv...Read on...

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Posted on: December 5, 2014

City of Midland Calendar and Services Guide Coming Soon!

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The 2015 City of Midland Calendar and Services Guide will soon be delivered to Midland residents’ mailboxes. Residents can expect to receive their new calendar during the week of December 8.

The City’s Calendar and Services Guide serves as a handy, ye...Read on...

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Posted on: December 5, 2014

One More Week for Citizens Academy Applications

There is still time to register for the City of Midland’s ninth annual Midland Citizens Academy – a free, 10-week course that gives citizens an up-close and personal look at how local government functions and helps shape our community. Applications will ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 5, 2014

Fall Leaf and Yard Waste Collection Season Ending

With winter weather now upon us, it’s time to bring out the snow shovels. It’s also time to wrap up yard waste collection for the year.

Bulk leaf collection in the city of Midland has ended, but yard waste collection in bins and kraft paper compost b...Read on...

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Posted on: November 21, 2014

Phone Call for You… It’s “Santa Calling”!

Moms and dads – good news! Santa called the Midland Parks and Recreation Department and has asked our office to patch calls from the North Pole to your home on Tuesday, December 9 through Thursday, December 11. Calls will be patched through from 6-8 p.m...Read on...

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Posted on: November 21, 2014

Safety Tips on Holiday Lights and Decorations

Decorating homes and businesses with holiday lights and decorations is a long-standing tradition around holidays. Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase the chances of fire.

Based on National Fire Protection Association and U.S. Fire Adm...Read on...

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Posted on: November 21, 2014

City Offices Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

All City of Midland offices will be closed on November 27 and 28 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Refuse and recyclables will not be collected on Thursday, November 27 or Friday, November 28. Residents with Thursday, November 27 refuse and ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 21, 2014

Speak Up on City Services and Budget Priorities

Midland citizens: we want to hear from you! Sign up to attend a relaxed open forum during which citizens and their councilmen can talk about City services and our fiscal priorities for the coming year.

Scheduled for Monday, December 1, Coffee with Cou...Read on...

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Posted on: November 19, 2014

Street Repairs to Take Place on November 24

November 18, 2014 – On Monday, November 24, the City of Midland Water Division will be working in conjunction with their restoration contractor to finish up outstanding road repairs from this past construction season.

These repairs will result in road...Read on...

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Posted on: November 14, 2014

City Mails Winter Tax Notices

November 14, 2014 – The City of Midland will mail winter tax notices the first week
in December. Winter taxes are due and payable, without penalty or interest, from December 1, 2014 through February 17, 2015. Property owners who do not receive a winte...Read on...

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Posted on: November 14, 2014

Calling All Santas: Help the North Pole Give Midland Children a Jingle

November 14, 2014 – The North Pole has asked the City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department to spread the word that Santa will be available on the evenings of December 9-11 to call Midland children.

To help in this effort, Parks and Recreation i...Read on...

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Posted on: November 14, 2014

Before You Watch the Ball Drop… Play Ball!

November 14, 2014 – Midland Parks and Recreation is excited to announce their annual New Year’s Eve softball tournament, Diamonds of White Snow Softball Tournament.

This unique tournament takes place in conjunction with the Midnight on Main New Year’...Read on...

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Posted on: November 14, 2014

Start of Final Round of Fall Leaf Collection

November 14, 2014 – The City of Midland Department of Public Services (DPS) will begin its final round of fall leaf collection on Monday, November 17.

Collection crews will begin in Area C and then proceed through areas D, A, and B.

Residents can...Read on...

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Posted on: November 14, 2014

Share Your Thoughts on City Services and Budget Priorities

November 14, 2014 – First there was a survey, then focus groups, now it’s Coffee with Council!

Scheduled for Monday, December 1, Coffee with Council completes a three-phase program to seek public input on how the City of Midland can improve City serv...Read on...

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Posted on: November 14, 2014

Midland Board of Review Considers Principal Residence and Poverty Exemption Applications

November 14, 2014 – The Midland Board of Review will consider principal residence exemptions, poverty exemption applications, disabled veterans exemptions, and any clerical errors or mutual mistakes of fact during a meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2014

UM-Dearborn’s iLabs’ eCities Research Recognizes Midland for Developing Positive Entrepreneurial Cli

November 13, 2014 – Midland is one of six communities across Michigan identified for the strategies they employ to foster entrepreneurial growth and economic development, according to the annual eCities study.

The study, conducted by iLabs, University...Read on...

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Posted on: November 7, 2014

Mindfulness at Library

November 7, 2014 – Stop running your life on autopilot and learn to be more alive in the present moment. See how mindfulness can improve your ability to focus and find emotional stability and happiness.

A lecture on mindfulness will be presented at ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 7, 2014

Parks and Recreation Announces “A Night at the North Pole”

November 7, 2014 – Parks and Recreation has planned a festive way for children ages 5-10 to prepare for the upcoming holidays by again hosting “A Night at the North Pole” at the City Forest Chalet.

“A Night at the North Pole” will be offered two separa...Read on...

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Posted on: November 5, 2014

Antenna Removal Set for Friday

November 5, 2014 – Ann Street between Gordon and Ashman streets will be closed on Friday, November 7 while crews remove two old antennas from atop The H Hotel. The closure will begin at 8 a.m. and should last 8-12 hours.

For more information, contac...Read on...

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Posted on: November 5, 2014

Beautification Advisory Committee Seeking New Members

November 5, 2014 – The Beautification Advisory Committee is looking for new members to serve the community and they invite the public to apply.

Meetings are held the third Monday of each month from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., at City Hall. Members should m...Read on...

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Posted on: November 5, 2014

Apply Today for Ninth Annual Citizens Academy

November 5, 2014 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce the ninth annual Midland Citizens Academy – a free, 10 week course designed to give citizens an up-close and personal look at how local government functions and helps shape our community.

...Read on...

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Posted on: October 31, 2014

Change Clocks and Test Fire Safety Devices on Sunday, November 2

October 31, 2014 – As the time change approaches on Sunday, November 2, the
Midland Fire Department wants to remind residents to make another change that could save their lives: changing the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors....Read on...

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Posted on: October 31, 2014

Wimpy Kid Party @ the Library

October 31, 2014 – Looking for activities for your kindergartener through 5th grader? Our KidVenture programs offer a variety of drop-in events, often scheduled on Professional Development Days for the Midland Public Schools. The next KidVenture, “Wimpy ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 31, 2014

City of Midland Recognizes Beautification Efforts

October 31, 2014 – The beautification efforts of 14 residential properties and four non-residential properties will be recognized on Thursday, November 6 at the annual Appreciation of Beautification Awards ceremony.

Scheduled for 7 p.m. in Midland Ci...Read on...

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Posted on: October 31, 2014

2014-15 Battle of the Books Kickoff Set for Saturday, November 8

October 31, 2014 – Kickoff of the 2014-15 Battle of the Books season will be held at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library on Saturday, November 8 in the Library Auditorium. The kickoff features a presentation by Heather Vogel Frederick, author of last year’...Read on...

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Posted on: October 31, 2014

Now Accepting Midland County Sports Hall of Fame Nominations

October 31, 2014 – Nominations for the 2014-2015 Midland County Sports Hall of Fame will be accepted at the City of Midland Parks and Recreation Office until November 15.

The Midland community recognizes leaders in the sports community through the Hall...Read on...

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Posted on: October 24, 2014

Happy Halloween Party at Grace A. Dow Memorial Library

October 24, 2014 – Join us for Halloween fun at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library on Friday, October 31.

From 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., children can trick or treat, enjoy a snack, and color a Halloween picture. Get into the Halloween spirit with music and d...Read on...

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Posted on: October 24, 2014

Halloween Trick-or-Treating Hours and Safety Tips

October 24, 2014 – The Midland Police Department encourages those planning on participating in Halloween trick-or-treating on Friday, October 31 to do so between the hours of 6-8 p.m.

The police department also offers these tips for ensuring safety dur...Read on...

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Posted on: October 24, 2014

Deadline for Absentee Ballots for the November 4 General Election

October 24, 2014 – Electors of the City of Midland who wish to receive an absentee ballot for the November 4 General Election by mail must submit their application by 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 1, 2014. The Midland City Clerk’s office will be open Sat...Read on...

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Posted on: October 22, 2014

Window Project @ the Library

October 22, 2014 – A project to replace the remaining original windows in the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library has begun.

Construction crews have begun building a temporary wall in the Quiet Room, which overlooks the Japanese Garden. This room features...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2014

Fall Leaf Collection Begins Monday, October 27 in Area C

October 20, 2014 – The fall leaf collection program officially kicks off Monday, October 27 in Heavy Refuse Collection Area C and will proceed through areas D, A, and B.

Residents on major streets (see list below) should rake leaves onto the outlawn (...Read on...

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Posted on: October 16, 2014

Teen Brain @ the Library

October 16, 2014 – Gain a better understanding of the teen brain in the next lecture at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library.

Eric Smith, PhD, will speak at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 22 in the Library Auditorium. Smith will discuss how the brain ope...Read on...

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Posted on: October 16, 2014

Ellsworth Reconstruction Project Continues

October 16, 2014 – Ellsworth Street between George and Rodd streets is reopening on Monday, October 20. Ellsworth between Rodd and Ashman remains closed.

Beginning Monday, October 20, Rodd Street between Main and Buttles will be closed until the proje...Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2014

Emerson Park Closed for Two Days

October 9, 2014 – The majority of Emerson Park will be closed to the public on Monday, October 13 for park maintenance. The skating rink will remain open during the day.

The park will reopen on Tuesday, October 14.

For more information about the ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2014

Flood Insurance and Hazard Areas

October 9, 2014 – As a result of the City of Midland’s exemplary floodplain management programs and services, Midland is rated by the Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) Community Rating System (CRS) as a Class 5 community. For Midland residents, this ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2014

Reminders on Election Sign Placement

October 9, 2014 – With the November 4 General Election only a few weeks away, the City of Midland would like to remind citizens of regulations regarding election sign placement.
• Election signs may be placed on private property only.• Signs may not be...Read on...

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Posted on: October 3, 2014

Water Main Replacement Project Starts Monday

October 3, 2014 – A water main replacement project on North Saginaw Road started on Thursday, October 2 instead of the originally planned date of Tuesday, September 30. The City of Midland Water Division will begin replacement activities on North Sagina...Read on...

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Posted on: October 3, 2014

Submit Requests for Public Improvements by November 1

October 3, 2014 – It is that time of year again – time to request public water and sewer service and paving of gravel streets in city of Midland locations that currently do not have these amenities.

If there is a public improvement project of this nat...Read on...

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Posted on: October 3, 2014

Friends of MCTV Magic Show

October 3, 2014 –The Friends of MCTV invite you to attend a Magic Show on Sunday, October 12 at 3 p.m. in the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Auditorium. This family-friendly show features magicians Cameron Zvara and Jeff Nalazek.

Tickets are $5 for age...Read on...

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Posted on: October 3, 2014

Open House Planned for Fire Prevention Week

October 3, 2014 – Fire Prevention Week in Midland is October 5-11. To help emphasize fire safety, the Midland Fire Department will hold its annual Fire Prevention Open House on Saturday, October 11, 1-4 p.m.

Fire Station One, 816 E. Haley Street, is...Read on...

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Posted on: October 3, 2014

Midland Firefighters Go “Pink” for Cancer Cause

October 3, 2014 – Midland firefighters will be going “Passionately Pink for the Cure” for the month of October in an effort to raise awareness about breast cancer, support women who are currently battling cancer, and raise funds for the Midland County “Te...Read on...

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Posted on: October 3, 2014

Share Your Thoughts on City Services and Budget Priorities

October 3, 2014 – There’s one more week to fill out a survey asking how well you think the City of Midland is meeting your needs, and what you think your city government’s fiscal priorities should be. The deadline to take the online survey is Friday, Octo...Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2014

Three Free Weeks of Yard Waste Bag Collection Begins October 6

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September 30, 2014 – The City of Midland will offer three free weeks of yard waste collection from Monday, October 6 through Friday, October 24. During this period, the City will suspend the 35-cent per bag sticker and annual yard waste bin sticker typic...Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2014

Absentee Ballots Available for the November 4 General Election

September 30, 2014 – Absentee ballots are available for the November 4, 2014 General Election. Qualified electors of the city of Midland may apply for an absentee ballot at the Midland City Clerk’s Office, located at 333 W. Ellsworth Street, Monday throu...Read on...

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Posted on: September 26, 2014

Kids Invited to Celebrate International Walk to School Day

September 26, 2014 – Midland’s Non-Motorized Transportation (NMT) Committee encourages K-12 students to walk or bike to school on October 8 in recognition of International Walk to School Day.

In the U.S., Walk to School Day is expected to be celebrate...Read on...

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Posted on: September 26, 2014

Surface Treatment Program Set for Major and Local Streets

September 26, 2014 – Weather permitting, slurry seal or micro-surfacing will be applied to Midland roads beginning Monday, September 29.

Major streets affected include Joseph, Elisenal, Discovery, and Rodd streets. Work on the major streets will be ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 26, 2014

Water Main Replacement Project Starts Tuesday

September 26, 2014 – On Tuesday, September 30, the City of Midland Water Division will begin water main replacement activities on North Saginaw Road from Sturgeon Creek to West Main streets.

The first phase of this project will involve conducting dril...Read on...

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