Public Notices

BID NOTICE - Wood St Water Main

The City of Newaygo is planning to replace approximately 1800ft of water main in W. Wood St. The current water main is very old and needs replacement. The City is requesting bids for the project. Bids are due June 14, 2024 at 11:00am at Newaygo City Hall, 28 State Rd, Newaygo MI 49337. A pre-bid meeting regarding the project will be held on May 16, 2024 at 10:00am. Location of meeting is Newaygo City Hall, 28 State Rd, Newaygo MI 49337.

Bidding Documents may be obtained (ordered) online, go to www.fishbeck.com, click on “Bid Sets/Bidders Lists” near the bottom of the web page. PDF files that are viewable online are low resolution quality (i.e., not suitable for printing). Electronic downloads and printed sets are high resolution. Costs for electronic downloads and printed sets of Bidding Documents are established by the reproduction service provider, including shipping (if applicable). Individuals/companies that electronically download full sets or purchase printed sets are automatically added to the list of plan holders. Obtaining Bidding Documents from any source not identified herein may result in failure to receive addenda, corrections, or other revisions that may be issued.

BID NOTICE - Water Service Lines

The City of Newaygo is planning to replace approximately 250 water service lines throughout the City. These lines generally run from the road to the home or business. The City is requesting bids for the project. Bids are due June 10, 2024 at 11:00am at Newaygo City Hall, 28 State Rd, Newaygo MI 49337. A pre-bid meeting regarding the project will be held on May 16, 2024 at 10:00am. Location of meeting is Newaygo City Hall, 28 State Rd, Newaygo MI 49337.

Bidding Documents may be obtained (ordered) online, go to www.fishbeck.com, click on “Bid Sets/Bidders Lists” near the bottom of the web page. PDF files that are viewable online are low resolution quality (i.e., not suitable for printing). Electronic downloads and printed sets are high resolution. Costs for electronic downloads and printed sets of Bidding Documents are established by the reproduction service provider, including shipping (if applicable). Individuals/companies that electronically download full sets or purchase printed sets are automatically added to the list of plan holders. Obtaining Bidding Documents from any source not identified herein may result in failure to receive addenda, corrections, or other revisions that may be issued.

Public Notice-Public Hearing

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Newaygo City Council, Newaygo County, Michigan, has tentatively declared its intent to pay the costs and expenses of providing fire motor vehicles, apparatus, equipment, housing and fire protection for the period commencing July 01, 2024, through June 30, 2025 (the “Assessment Period”) by specially assessing taxable real property located within the City receiving fire protection services pursuant to a Fire Protection Agreement dated July 02, 1981, as amended by further agreements dated September 21, 1987, September 21, 1992, June 16, 1997, June 21, 1999, June 18, 2001, June 16, 2003, April 19, 2004, January 8, 2007,and October 18, 2011 between the City of Newaygo, Township of Brooks and the Township of Garfield (collectively the “Municipalities”). The latest amended agreement of January 5, 2017 removes Garfield Township from the agreement and only provides the joint provisions of fire protections services to the City of Newaygo and Brooks Township. The special assessment would be levied pursuant to Act 33 of the Public Acts of Michigan of 1951, as amended. The City of Newaygo has estimated the total amount to be assessed for the Assessment Period is $115,287.91 i.e. 1.75705 mills of the taxable value of all taxable real property included in the special assessment district. The City of Newaygo has designated a special assessment district to include all taxable real property within the City (the “District”).

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the City Assessor or his designee of the City of Newaygo has made and certified a special assessment roll (the “Roll”) which Roll sets forth the special assessment for each parcel of taxable real property included within the District. A copy of the Roll is on file with the City Clerk.

TAKE NOTICE that the City of Newaygo will hold a public hearing on June 10, 2024 at 7:00 pm, local time, at the Newaygo City Hall, located at 28 N. State Rd., Newaygo, MI, to review and hear any objections to the Roll.

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that a person must either appear and object at the public hearing or submit a letter of appearance and objection to the City prior to the public hearing in order to protect his/her right to appeal the special assessment to the Michigan Tax Tribunal within thirty (30) days after confirmation of the special assessment roll.

This notice was authorized by the Newaygo City Council.

Dated: May 13, 2024

Kim Goodin
Newaygo City Clerk

Finding of No Significant Impact

Based on an Environmental Assessment (EA) of the City's project plan and any comments received from crosscutter agencies, EGLE has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact (FNSI) regarding historical, animal, plant, or environmental items for the City's proposed water main replacement on W. Wood St and replacement of water service lines throughout the City.

Any comments supporting or disagreeing with the preliminary decision of EGLE should be submitted to the Water Infrastructure Financing Section as noted in the FNSI (see link to FNSI below). EGLE will not take action on a project for 30 calendar days from the date (4/17/2024) of the EA publication. In the absence of substantive comments during the 30-day timeframe, our preliminary decision will become final and the applicant will be eligible to receive loan assistance.

Public Notice-Leaf & Brush Pick-Up

Bulk Leaf Pick up - April 22nd – May 6th

  • Rake leaves to edge of road in a long windrow. If you have a curb put leaves in the gutter pan.
  • Piles should be located just on the road edge, no more than one foot into the road.
  • Piles should not be within four feet of mailboxes, street signs, or poles.
  • Piles should only include leaves. No Brush! Leaves will not be picked up if other items are mixed in with leaves.
  • Leaves must be placed along edge of road no later than May 6th at noon or the leaves will not be picked up and you will have to bag leaves.
  • Leaf pick up is weather permitting and as time allows.

Brush Pick up – May 6th – May 20th

  • Brush must be piled neatly, with butt ends facing the road.
  • Brush only. No leaves or grass!
  • Brush must not exceed 6” in diameter and 4 feet in length.
  • Brush must be placed out no later than May 20th at noon or brush will not be picked up. After this date you can arrange to take your brush to the DPW by calling 652-7984.

Bag Leaf Pick up - Anytime

  • Composting bags are available at City Hall at no charge.
  • Bags must contain only leaves. (no grass clippings).
  • Set bags by edge of road and the DPW will pick them up.
  • The City will not pick up bags that are not composting bags

Public Notice-Public Hearing

City Council Meeting

Date: Monday, May 13, 2024
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Council Chambers

Purpose of Meeting:
Public hearing to discuss and take comment on the 2024-2025 City budget and millage rate

Public Notice-City Council Special Meeting

SPECIAL MEETING
Multiple City Boards/Committees: City Council and Public Safety Committee

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: The Stream 2nd floor at 1 State Rd., Newaygo, Michigan 49337

Purpose of Meeting:

  1. Presentation of the results from the Public Safety Study that was completed by McGrath Consulting Group, Inc.
  2. Discussion of next steps regarding recommendations in final report of Public Safety Study

Job Opening:

Police Officer or Police Recruit
Closing Date: Until filled
February 26, 2024
Seeking a licensed MCOLES police officer or a person interested in becoming a paid recruit to attend an academy to become a licensed MCOLES police officer for the City of Newaygo.

Duties include patrolling city streets, parks, commercial and residential areas. Preserve the peace and enforce the law, control vehicular traffic, prevent or detect and investigate misconduct involving misdemeanors, felonies and other law violations, obtaining evidence and compile information regarding crimes, prepare cases for filing of charges, testifying in court, and related activities, carry out duties in conformance with Federal, State, city ordinances, departmental policies and procedures and other related activities.
Requirements:

  • Associates degree in law enforcement, criminal justice or a related field required
  • Must be licensed, licensable as a police officer by MCOLES. (Or interested in an academy to become a licensed officer)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be 21 years or older at the time of employment.
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver's license.
  • No felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal histories.
  • Must be able to read and write the English language.
  • Must be of good moral character.
  • Ability to successfully complete all phases of the selection process.
Special requirements:

  • Pass extensive personal and professional background check
  • Pass medical, psychological and drug testing.
Essential job functions:

  • Patrol in a vehicle
  • Respond to calls for service
  • Make arrests
  • Prepare narrative crime reports and non-criminal reports, criminal investigations and follow-up traffic crash investigations
  • Participate in training sessions
  • Participate in community-oriented events
  • Patrol Newaygo Public School District
  • Display a positive and professional attitude and demeanor.
  • Detain search and question suspects as appropriate.
TO APPLYSUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME, AND REFERENCE PAGE
G. Andres, Chief of Police
City of Newaygo Police Department
PO Box 308
28 W State Rd
Newaygo, Michigan 49337
231.652.1657 extension *215#
police@newaygocity.org

Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF NEWAYGO

Starting on May 1, 2023, all properties located in the City of Newaygo will be subject to enforcement of Art. II of Chapter 82 to the City of Newaygo’s Code of Ordinances entitled “Weeds, Grass and Rank Vegetation Ordinance” (Code 1980, § 6.25; Ordinance No. 2023-03, as amended 3-13-2023), as authorized under Michigan’s Noxious Weeds Act, PA 359 of 1941, as amended.

The purpose of this Ordinance is to maintain the character and development of landscaping in the neighborhood by removing noxious weeds and any other uncontrolled plant growth, weeds, or grass exceeding six (6) inches in height in order to prevent them from becoming a detriment to public health.

Under the relevant portions of the Noxious Weeds Act and the Ordinance, it is the responsibility of all owners and/or occupants to prevent and/or eliminate noxious weeds before they reach a seed-bearing stage of growth, and/or to cut weeds and tall grass to not exceed six (6) inches in yards on a routine basis but does not apply to weeds in fields devoted to growing crops.

Failure to comply with this notice will result in the City taking action by contracting for the services necessary to enter the property and remedy the conditions. Methods of treating and eradicating the noxious weeds and grass may include the use of mechanical mowing, cutting, or trimming equipment.

All expenses incurred to bring this property into compliance shall be paid by the owner(s) and/or occupant(s). A lien shall be placed against the property, and if not paid, the amount may be assessed as a special tax against such land on the next assessment roll and will be collected in the next tax cycle.

Please contact Newaygo City Office at (231) 652-1657 Ext. 227 or office@newaygocity.org if you have any questions or concerns.

Substitute School Crossing Guards



The City of Newaygo will be taking applications for Substitute School Crossing Guards. Applications and Resumes will be received until the positions are filled.

Please submit Applications/Resumes to:

Newaygo Police, 28 State Road, P.O. Box 308, Newaygo, MI 49337.

For additional information, please call (231) 652-1655.

Public Notice

The City of Newaygo does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services and activities. The City of Newaygo does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices.

This notice is provided as required by Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990

Questions, concerns, complaints or requests for additional information regarding the ADA may be forwarded to the City of Newaygo's designated ADA Coordinator:

Jon Schneider
City Manager
28 State Road
(231) 652-1657
jons@newaygocity.org
Monday-Friday 7:30 am- 4:00 pm

Individuals who need auxiliary aids for effective communication in programs and services of the City of Newaygo are invited to make their needs and preferences known to the ADA Coordinator.

Jon Schneider
Newaygo City Manager


City of Newaygo

28 State Road
Newaygo, Michigan 49337
Phone (231) 652-1657
Monday through Friday, 7:30a-4:00p
Emergency: Phone 911

City of Newaygo