DTE Energy work crews will soon be tree trimming and, if necessary, removing trees growing too close to power lines.

For more information regarding DTE’s tree trimming program, visit their web site at www.dteenergy.com/treecare.

Livingston County wants to recycle your e-waste for FREE Saturday October 21st from 9am - 2pm at the Livingston County East Complex.

You can bring your computers, monitors, TVs, DVD players, cameras, cell phones, microwaves, radios and more! No appointment is necessary! We hope to see you there!

Check out the FLYER for more information!

MDOT South Michigan Avenue Resurfacing

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) recently awarded the South Michigan Avenue resurfacing contract to C&D Hughes, Inc. This work is funded by and administered by MDOT.

This project will consist of resurfacing South Michigan Avenue, between Mason and Grand River. Intermittent side street closures will be required.

Also, as part of the construction, one lane in each direction on South Michigan Avenue, will be closed for 3 days each. Detour routes will be posted during times of lane closures.

MDOT has communicated that construction will begin within the next couple of weeks.

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City of Howell Summary Annual Reports of our Pension and Public Employee Health Care Fund are now available on the Finance Dept webpage.

The reports detail the assets, employer contributions, participant summaries and assumptions/ performance of the plans.

The reports also list the steps the City is taking to decrease its unfunded actuarial accrued liability.


Utility Rate Change

Effective July 1, 2017, based on a study by our utility rate consultant, the City of Howell will be increasing water and sewer rates on average 4.9%.   The majority of our customers using a  a 5/8"meter will experience an annual increase of $37.80 or $3.15 per month.  

If you would like a copy of the study or have any questions, pleas contact the Finance Dept at (517) 546-3500.

2017 Utility Rates

The City of Howell 2017-18 Adopted Budget is now availabe for review.

City of Howell 2017-2018 Adopted Budget

City of Howell 2017-2018 Adopted Line Item Budget
2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collections 

The Livingston County Solid Waste Program has scheduled the 2017 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events. The three events will be held on Saturday, May 6th, Saturday July 22nd, and Saturday, October 7th, 2017.  The events will run from 9:00 am to noon. The May 6th and October 7th collections will be at the Howell location (418 S. Highlander Way), while the July 22nd event will be held in Green Oak Township (Alan Drive and Grand River).  Read More »
The 2016 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 http://cityofhowell.org/waterreport, or get copies at Howell City Hall (2nd floor) & Department of Public Works office, or by calling the Water Plant at

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  www.nixle.com. This is a free service to all community members. Register at www.nixle.com or by simply sending a text message with the zip code of "48843" to "888-777".