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Jul
22

City of Owosso’s 2024 Brush Pickup – July 31, 2024 City of Owosso’s brush pickup begins Wednesday, July 31, 2024. It may take several days for brush to be picked up throughout the entire city. Brush pickup will continue through the last Wednesday of each month until October 3...

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Jul
18

The Owosso City Clerk’s Office is making voters aware of an error in the heading of the Parks & Recreation millage request on the August 6, 2024 ballot.  “Despite multiple rounds of proofreading, the heading contains an error, and no one caught it until now” said Owosso Ci...

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Jul
18

OWOSSO CITY COUNCIL OFFICIAL NOTICE OF MEETING CHANGE The Owosso City Council Meeting scheduled for Monday, August 5, 2024 at 7:30 p.m. has been moved from City Hall to the Community Room of the Armory at 215 North Water Street, Owosso, Michigan.  Amy K. Kirkland, CMC, Owosso City Clerk ...

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Jul
17

The Owosso City Council will conduct a Public Hearing at its regularly scheduled meeting Monday, August 5, 2024 at approximately 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, on the lower level of the Owosso City Hall, at 301 W. Main Street. The purpose of the hearing is to receive citizen comment on the appli...

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Jul
03

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Owosso will conduct the early counting of absentee ballots for the August 6, 2024 Election as follows: Date: Monday, August 5, 2024 Times: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: Owosso City Hall Council Chambers 301 W. Main Street Owosso, MI&nb...

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Jul
01

PROJECT STATUS REPORT 2022-2024 Water Service Line Replacement Project Work scope includes noncompliant water service lines replacements targeting 600 locations within the City of Owosso over a 3-year time period.  A total of 635 water service lines have been replaced to date.  Water se...

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Jun
20

Please click the link below to view important information about your drinking water:

Jun
05
Stewart Street Project

The water main replacement and street reconstruction project on Stewart Street between Shiawassee Street (M-52) and S Washington Street is scheduled to begin the week of June 10, 2024.  Pavement and concrete removal along with water main installation will begin the week of June 10th.  Stor...

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Apr
03

PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF OWOSSO GRASS AND NOXIOUS WEEDS CUTTING REQUIREMENTS Sec. 18-122-125.  It is the occupant's and/or the owner's responsibility to maintain yards and vacant lots free of the following: 1) Growth of noxious weeds; 2) Growth of grass over eight (8) inches; or 3...

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Apr
03

PUBLIC NOTICE TO CITY OF OWOSSO PROPERTY OWNERS REGARDING UNPAID UTILITY CHARGES PURSUANT to Section 15.4 of the Owosso City Charter and at the direction of the Owosso City Council, notice is hereby given that all unpaid utility charges for utility services remaining unpaid for a period of three ...

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Apr
01

City of Owosso Budget Draft 1- FYE 06-30-2025

Mar
11

March 2024 City of Owosso’s 2024 Brush Pickup – March 27, 2024 City of Owosso’s brush pickup begins Wednesday, March 27, 2024. It may take several days for brush to be picked up throughout the entire city. Brush pickup will continue through the last Wednesday of each month until...

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Nov
01

PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF OWOSSO, MICHIGAN SIDEWALK SNOW REMOVAL REQUIRED Sec. 29-226. Required. The occupant of every lot or premises adjoining any street, or the owner of such lot or premises, if same are not occupied, shall clear, and keep cleared all sidewalks adjoining such lot or premises fro...

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Jun
06

The City of Owosso is utilizing a grant awarded by MSHDA to help make  exterior improvements to owner-occupied homes OWOSSO, MICH. – The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) recently awarded the City of Owosso a $75,000 grant to provide assistance in development projects...

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May
03

2022 Water Quality Report

Mar
22

City of Owosso’s 2023 Brush Pickup Brush pickup will continue thru the last Wednesday of each month thru October 25, 2023. It is not necessary to call to register your address for pickup. The placing of brush curbside should not occur earlier than the Sunday evening prior to the monthly pi...

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May
03

2021 Water Quality Report

Mar
21

Owosso Fire Department issues Citations of Valor In recognition of their heroic acts, the Owosso Fire Department is honored to issue the Citation of Valor to the following personnel: Owosso Fire Lieutenant Matt Nowiski Owosso Firefighter John McKay Owosso Township Fire Lieutenant Mike Gute Owos...

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Mar
11

Changes have been made to the boundaries of the City's voting precincts by the City of Owosso Election Commission.  Every ten years, after the completion of the census, the entire country undergoes the reapportionment/redistricting process where political district and precinct boundaries are ad...

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Nov
24

NOTICE OF REQUEST TO CHANGE BASE FLOOD ELEVATIONS The City of Owosso, in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Program regulation 65.7(b)(1), hereby gives notice of the City’s intent to revise the flood hazard information along the Shiawassee River, generally located between M-52 and M...

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Oct
30

Important Public Education materials about lead in drinking water

Oct
26

Public Advisory on Lead & Copper Rule Action Level Exceedance

Sep
02

The City of Owosso will be using the local alert feature offered by Facebook to help provide timely and accurate information to our residents. Facebook has created the first alert feature for local governments, first responders, and public health agencies to increase their ability to communicate eff...

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Oct
23

Attached is the highlighted version of the new sign ordinance, showing the changes and an informational flyer regarding the sign ordinance changes.

Oct
10

Please click the following link to view more information regarding the trash collection discussion.

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Jun
10

The City Council amended the fireworks ordinance at their June 3, 2019 meeting, reducing the days and times when the usage of fireworks is allowed in the City.  This amendment is effective immediately. Text of the amended ordinance can be viewed by clicking the link below.

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May
15

Do not place debris from spring yard cleanup in the street at the curb. This material will plug up storm drains creating flooding conditions and can be a hazard to traffic flow.  The City has no spring debris pickup. Brush is picked up starting the last Wednesday of every month, this does ...

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Apr
17

During the April 15, 2019 City Council meeting the Council voted to approve an emergency ordinance amendment to Ordinance No. 795, which was approved March  18, 2019.  The emergency ordinance amendment took effect immediately after passage.  The intent of the emergency amendment was t...

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Apr
03

MDEQ Pilot Drinking Water Infrastructure Grant - Proposed Water Service Line Replacements

Mar
12

2020 Owosso DWRF Project Plan

Dec
04

Notice: As of January 1, 2019 utility account deposits will be $225.

Oct
18

The City of Owosso was recently tested for Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in its water supply.  In a report provided by the MDEQ, sampling results reveal that the City of Owosso water supply was a Non Detect or less than 10 parts per trillion for these substances.  The USEPA action limi...

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Aug
06

One of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Pilot Drinking Water Infrastructure Grant Community Survey areas to be investigated for lead or galvanized water service line identification and replacement if found is as attached.

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Aug
01
Fire Hydrant Colors

You are beginning to see changes with the fire hydrants in Owosso.  In the past couple years we have repainted almost all of the city fire hydrants and now the remaining fire hydrants in the city are being finished up.  We will also go back through the city and change the cap colors in acc...

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Jun
20

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Pilot Drinking Water Infrastructure Grant Community areas to be targeted for lead or galvanized water service line replacement will be as follows: 2018 Street Construction Projects - Locations are currently attached. Residential Lead &...

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Jan
21

Are we connected to the Flint Water System, should I be concerned about my water in Owosso?  No, we have our own water supply from our own groundwater wells right here in Owosso.  We have excellent water quality from our wells and our water treatment ensures that our water is not corrosiv...

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Dec
03

Joint News Release: Memorial Healthcare and Owosso Fire Department Team Up to Bring Faster Care to Cardiac Patients

Nov
06

ISO News Release November, 2015

May
02

Owosso Downtown Added to National Register of Historic Places

Apr
01

Design Ordinance FAQ

Jan
10

Download the Good Neighbor Policy 2012