City of Howell Headlee Override Election
Public Information Session
Please join us on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at Cleary's Pub, 117 E. Grand River in Downtown Howell, for "Budget & Brews". Beginning at 7:00 pm, City staff will be available to answer your questions about the upcoming November 6th election in a relaxed setting. Food will be available for purchase along with a cash bar. No City funds are being used at this informational event. Special thanks to Cleary's Pub for hosting and donating the space.
More information can be found at cityofhowell.org/headlee
CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING
The Howell City Council will hold a special meeting Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. to interview candidates for the open position on the Howell City Council and consider an appointment to fill the position. The City Council may also hold a budget work session immediately following the special meeting. The meeting will take place at Howell City Hall, 611 E. Grand River, Lower Level Council Chambers.
CITY COUNCIL VACANCY
The City of Howell is seeking qualified applicants for the position of City Council Member to fill a term expiring November 2021. Applicants must be a Howell City resident, registered voter and cannot be in default to the City of Howell. Applications are available from the City Manager’s Office (517-546-3502) or by visiting the City’s website at www.cityofhowell.org/how_do_i/city_forms_and_policies.org.
The deadline for applications is 3:00 p.m. Friday, September 28, 2018.
NEWS ABOUT YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
The City of Howell has received a grant to investigate our sanitary sewer and storm sewer systems. Starting this summer, field technicians from our consultant, Hubbell, Roth and Clark, Inc. (HRC) will be locating and inspecting manhole structures.
The following HRC flyer News About Your Neighborhood
contains project details and contact information for questions regarding the project.
Winning the Great American Main Street Award!
Congratulations to Downtown Howell!
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 cityofhowell.org/waterreport
, 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.
New Color for City of Howell Utility Billing -
Starting in March, Utility Bills will now be green instead of red. All information and format is the same. We hope the new color will be more noticeable when mixed with your regular mail.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 517-546-3500.
“Howell Community strongly condemns recently distributed hate flyers. Hate has no home here!”
Howell, MI – A nationally recognized white supremacy organization, the Patriot Front, is responsible for racist flyers found on vehicles outside the Historic Howell Theater this past Saturday evening.
The handouts were placed on vehicles during a fundraising event for the Sikyha Foundation, whose mission is to help girls in Northwest India.
The national group, which is based in Texas, is responsible for similar activities in Flint and Ann Arbor, as well as across the country over the last several months. Read More »
Official Joint Statement
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
Sign up for City of Howell Alerts to Text and Email Using Nixle
Nixle 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".