City Council Budget Work Session
The Howell City Council will hold a budget work session on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss guidelines for the 2019/2020 budget.  The budget work session will be held at Howell City Hall, 611 E. Grand River, 2nd Floor Conference Room.  The budget work session previously scheduled for January 21, 2019 has been canceled.   

2019 City Calendar - updated 1/15/2019

A printable version of the City calendar is available here. The only information currently listed in this initial version includes City meetings and Department of Public Works services. More events and information will be added to the calendar in January, and an updated version will be posted to the City of Howell website. The date in the lower right corner of the calendar reflects the date that the information contained therein was updated.

Christmas Tree pick up

Christmas trees will be picked up with regular rubbish pick up January 7th – 8th and 14th – 15th.

The last day for leaf pickup within the City of Howell will be December 8th. 

Please call 517-546-7510 if you have any questions. 
2018 Livingston County Transit Master Plan Survey -

The goal of the Transit Master Plan for Livingston County is to analyze the existing system and work with project stakeholders and the public to determine what transit system enhancements could be make to improve the quality of life in Livingston County. The TMP will explore the need for more public transportation within the County, including connection to adjacent counties and ways to improve walkability and bikeability to support the transit system.

Please take the survey below. 

Official GAMSA Logo

Congratulations to Downtown Howell!
Winning the Great American Main Street Award!

Downtown Howell has been named the winner of one of the most prestigious national awards that a downtown can receive in a lifetime.  On Monday, March 26, in Kansas City, MO, the National Main Street Center Inc. (NMSC), presented downtown Howell with the Great American Main Street Award (GAMSA).  Selected by a national jury of community development professionals and leaders in the fields of economic development and historic preservation, award winners serve as exceptional models for comprehensive, preservation-based commercial district revitalization. 

Howell Main Street Press Release

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2017 Water Quality Report

The 2017 annual water quality report for the City of Howell is now available. Individual copies will not be mailed.

You can get it at the city website, or get copies at Howell City Hall (2nd floor) & Department of Public Works office, or by calling the Water Plant at 517-546-5309.

Note: If printing the report, works best with legal size paper.
Public Act 202 of 2017, the Protecting Local Government Retirement and Benefits Act went into effect on December 20, 2017. 

A primary component of the Act was the requirement that all local units of government providing retirement pension and/or retirement health care, file with Treasury information about their plans.

City of Howell - Public Act 202 of 2017 Health Care (OPEB) Report

City of Howell - Public Act 202 of 2017 Pension Report

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Sign up for City of Howell Alerts to Text and Email Using Nixle

nixleNixle Alert System - Alert system which allows the Howell Police Department to create and publish messages and alerts to be delivered to subscribed members instantly, via cell phone text message and/or email.

Notifications can also be accessed online at This is a free service to all community members. Register at or by simply sending a text message with the zip code of "48843" to "888-777".