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by Laurie Stark
Tuesday, March 7, 2023

The 2022 City Of Grayling Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) provides information on the drinking water quality for the City of Grayling water supply. Included in the report are details about where the water comes from, what it contains and how it compares to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state standards. 


by Chelsea Goodwin
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
by Chelsea Goodwin
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
by Laurie Stark
Monday, January 9, 2023

 2022 3rd and 4th Quarter Utility Bills have been mailed out and are due Tuesday, February 28, 2023, before 4:30pm.   

Please note, the water bills include usage for both 3rd and 4th Quarters.  With the water bills being larger than normal, we have extended the due date from one month to two months after you receive the bill.  

by Laurie Stark
Wednesday, December 7, 2022

The Grayling City and Township Fire Department is currently seeking paid on call members to add to the team.

Qualified applicants must:

-  Be 18 years or older

- Have a valid Michigan driver's license

- Have a High School diploma or equivalent 

- Pass a background check and have reliable transportation

 No experience necessary, all training needed will be provided.

Any interested applicants please contact the Grayling Fire Department at 1041 City Blvd, Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm, call 989-348-6319, or email at firechief@cityofgrayling.org.  Applications can also be found online at www.cityofgrayling.org/fire.asp.  Please submit applications in person or email to firechief@cityofgrayling.org

by Laurie Stark
Monday, May 23, 2022

Due to a staffing shortage, Grayling City Hall office will be closed for lunch 12:00 - 12:300 daily.  

Thank you for your patience at this time, and sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

by Jenny Maples
Thursday, September 9, 2021
Grayling City Jurisdiction
Grayling City Jurisdiction

The Grayling Police Department is now providing an online citizen reporting software that the public can utilize in reporting minor incidents 24/7. The LexisNexis Desk Officer Reporting System provides a fast and efficient online method for the community to report a variety of incidents that occur within the city limits. 

Implementing the online reporting system will allow for the  public to file certain incidents over the internet at the user's convenience. Incidents that can now be reported online include: 

  • custody order violations
  • harassing phone calls
  • identity theft
  • lost property
  • private property hit and run crashes
  • private property minor vehicle crashes
  • minor theft 
  • traffic complaints
  • vandalism
  • vehicle burglary
  • vehicle tampering

The online reporting system can be found under the  PUBLIC SAFETY heading or simply by clicking : HERE 

Citizens should still call 911 in case of an emergency or contact Crawford County Central Dispatch at (989) 348-6341 if they need to speak to an officer. 

by Chelsea Goodwin
Saturday, August 14, 2021


by Chelsea Goodwin
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

The City of Grayling is now accepting applications for multiple positions.  Please check out our Employment page for job postings and information.


by Chelsea Goodwin
Thursday, April 30, 2020

The City of Grayling now offers text message notifications sent directly to your mobile phone!  It's quick and simple to sign up.  All you need to do is contact Grayling City Hall (phone or email) and request to be added to the mailing list.  You will have the choice to either receive 'All Alerts' or 'Emergency Only Alerts'.   There is no charge for this service through the City, but carrier rates may apply depending on your mobile service plan. 

Utility Bills were recently mailed with the message 'Contact us to sign up for text message alerts' to help notify residents of this convenient new feature.

Please include in the email:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Mobile phone # capable of text messaging
  • All alerts? y/n
  • Emergency only alerts? y/n

Contact Grayling City Hall at (989) 348-2131 or by email grayling@cityofgrayling.org

by Chelsea Goodwin
Friday, March 13, 2020
COVID-19: Facts not Fear
COVID-19: Facts not Fear


COVID-19 is a virus strain that has only spread in people since December 2019.  Health experts are concerned because little is known about this new virus and it has the potential to cause severe illness and pneumonia.

how does covid-19 spread?

Health experts are still learning the details about how this new coronavirus spreads.  The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person:

  • Between people who are in close contact (within about 6 feet) with an ill person.
  • Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.
  • It also may be possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touching their mouth, nose or eyes.

who is at risk for covid-19?

Certain people are at a higher risk of becoming sicker or seriously ill with COVID-19 including:

  • Older adults
  • People with serious chronic medical conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and lung disease

how to protect yourself from getting covid-19?

If you have plans to travel, follow the CDC's guidance: CDC.gov/Travel

Right now, there are no additional precautions recommended for the general public.  Steps you can take to prevent spread of flu and the common cold will also help prevent COVID-19:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water.  If not available, use hand sanitizer.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing.
  • Stay home if you are sick and contact your healthcare provider.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid contact with people who are sick.

covid-19 information updates:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:  CDC.gov/Coronavirus

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services:  Michigan.gov/Coronavirus

State of Michigan from The Office of Governor Gretchen Whitmer

by Chelsea Goodwin
Friday, July 12, 2019


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.

by LIAA Support
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

As of March 28, 2017 Credit/Debit Card Payments made at City Hall via GovPay must show valid id that matches the name on the Credit/Debit Card being used for the payment.