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This notice is to advise you and all interested persons that City Council has scheduled a Public Hearing to consider approval of a Blight Ordinance for the City of Grayling.
The Public Hearing is scheduled to be held, during the Regular scheduled Meeting of City Council on, October 14, 2019 at 6:30 PM in the Council Chambers at Grayling City Hall, 1020 City Boulevard. All interested parties may attend said Public Hearing and/or submit written comments to City Council, c/o City Clerk, 1020 City Boulevard, P.O. Box 549, Grayling, MI 49738. Inquiries may be directed to Heather Forbes, City Mayor by calling 989-348-2131 or by email to: email@example.com.
Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services at the meeting should contact The Grayling City Office at 989-348-2131 seven days prior to the meeting.
Lisa K Johnson
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Fall is in the air and the snow will soon be here. That means it’s getting closer to fall cleanup time. We are asking all residents to please make an effort to remove all summer adornments from the grave sites to allow for fall cleanup to begin. We will not begin cleanup prior to October 14, 2019. This should be an adequate time allowed for the removal of all personal property from the cemetery. Please remember our leaf blowers and mowers have a tendency to blow items left on the grave site. We will not guarantee that any items left on the grave sites will not be disposed of. Residents will be able to place winter adornments starting November 4, 2019. The City would like to thank all residents for their understanding and cooperation during the fall cleanup process. Please contact Gary Stambersky, Cemetery Director, with questions or concerns in regards to the fall cleanup activities at City Hall (989) 348-2131.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
It is with regret that we announce, Grayling Main Street will not be hosting the annual Grayling Harvest Festival in Downtown Grayling in October 2019.
“Unfortunately, we do not have the community or committee support to host the event this year,” Grayling Main Street Director, Rae Gosling, said regarding the cancellation.
The Grayling Main Street Board of Directors was advised of the situation, and despite attempts to partner with other local programs, a suitable plan for this year was out of reach. The Board Chair’s adherence to the program’s policy of cancelling events that lack sufficient volunteer support, has resulted in the cancellation of the 2019 Grayling Harvest Festival.
Several of the Downtown Grayling businesses have expressed intent to offer in store promotions that will run concurrent with the GPA Fall Arts and Crafts Show, on October 5th, 2019.
If you would like to see the Grayling Harvest Festival return to Downtown Grayling next year, please contact Grayling Main Street, via email, DowntownGrayling@gmail.com, to be included in future Harvest Festival Volunteer communications.
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The City of Grayling has open seats on the Planning Commission, Property Tax Board of Review and the Wage Commission.
To learn more on any of these openings please review the Boards and Committee Application.
Due to the rising costs associated with recycling and the drop in the value of recyclable material, the Crawford County Recycling Council has determined it to be potentially more economical for each township/city to determine the course of their own recycling efforts. Each municipality will decide whether or not to continue recycling and whether or not to continue the county recycling surcharge in order to fund the recycling program.
Grayling Township Recycling Center will accept recyclable material from residents of Grayling Township ONLY. Residents will be required to show their green and white compactor pass to enter and use the compacting/recycling services at the center. The recycling center hours will remain the same. This policy change impacts recycling ONLY. Trash removal will remain the same in all municipalities (township/city). Contact your municipality with any questions.
The City is currently researching options to offer recycling for city residents. Residents will be notified as soon as the information is available.
The 2019 Yard Waste Pick up will start on April 16th and go through November 19th (weather permitting). Yard waste shall include grass, leaves, weeds, garden waste, hedge trimmings, nuts, discarded fruit, small twigs, branches less than one-inch in diameter, cut into four-foot sections securely bundled. All yard waste must be placed at the curb in biodegradable paper bags or reusable rigid containers, 30-gallon size or smaller plainly marked "Yard Waste". Any bag, container or bundle must not exceed 60lbs.
The City Resident Rental Ordinance will be discussed during the City Council Meeting September 17, 2018.