Garbage Collection Day Change

Starting the week of December 12, 2016, the garbage, yard waste and recycling collection day for the Rolling Oaks Subdivision and E. Grand River Ave. will change to TUESDAY.  Residents in these areas will receive the following postcard from Advanced Disposal with the details.

There will be NO other changes for the rest of the City.

If you have questions please call Advanced Disposal at (888) 443-1717 or the City of Howell DPW at (517) 546-7510.
Thompson Lake Water Level Lowering 3ft

The fall/winter lowering of Thompson Lake will begin on September 21st,  please click the following link for details Livingston County Drain Commissioner's Press Release.
Water Rate Increase

Effective August 1, 2016, based on a study by our utility rate consultant, the City of Howell will be increasing water and sewer rates on average 5.5%. 

The majority of our customers using a 5/8"meter will experience an annual increase of $41.10 or $3.43 per month. 

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

New Water and Sewer Rates

The 2015 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

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