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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Buttles Street Road Diet Project Begins Monday, May 14

May 11, 2018 - On Monday, May 14, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close the far right lane of US-10 BR/Buttles Street from Jerome Street to State Street to begin implementing a planned road diet study.

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Midland DDA Announces Redevelopment Design Review Sessions

June 17, 2016 – Having completed its first round of public input sessions earlier this month, the Midland Downtown Development Authority (DDA) invites community members to review initial design concepts and provide feedback for the downtown streetscape re...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Guyer Joins City of Midland as Communications Coordinator

June 17, 2016 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Katie Guyer has joined the staff this week as Communications Coordinator.

Guyer brings more than 10 years of marketing and communications expertise to the position, including experience wi...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Parks and Recreation’s L.E.A.P. Set to Start

June 17, 2016 – The City of Midland’s popular summer recreation program for adults who have disabilities kicks off Monday, June 20.

Midland’s Lifetime Education and Adventure Program (L.E.A.P.) features supervised activities to broaden experiences an...Read on...

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Posted on: June 3, 2016

Parks with Water Features Open

June 3, 2016 – The City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department has opened the Gerstacker and Longview sprayparks for the season.

Gerstacker Spraypark, located at 100 Ashman Street near the Tridge, features waterspouts for families looking to spli...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Pay City Parking Tickets Online or by Phone

May 20, 2016 – City of Midland parking tickets can now be paid online or by phone. To pay online, visit www.parkingticketpayment.com/midland. To pay by phone, call 1-855-352-9605. A $3.50 convenience fee is charged for these payments. Parking ticket p...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Library Closed Sundays in Summer

May 20, 2016 – Beginning Sunday, May 29, the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will be closed on Sundays during the summer months. Sunday hours of 1-5 p.m. will resume on September 11.

Call 989-837-3430 with any questions.

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Now Accepting Appreciation of Beautification Nomination Forms

May 20, 2016 – Midland’s Beautification Advisory Committee would like you to nominate a friend, neighbor, or even someone you don’t know for doing an outstanding job of making Midland more beautiful.

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Posted on: May 16, 2016

Jefferson Avenue Overpass Detour Planned as MDOT Schedules Local Bridge Work for Summer

May 13, 2016 – Midland motorists will want to plan routes accordingly as the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) gears up to begin work in July on three US-10 bridges and overpasses at Eastman Avenue, Jefferson Avenue and Waldo Road.
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Posted on: May 19, 2016

“Jazz Up” Your Summer with Walk Midland

May 20, 2016 – Take a step towards better health with the annual Walk Midland program.

Walk Midland hosts two-mile walks at various locations in Midland. Walks are free of charge and take place on Mondays at City Forest (meet at the trail head); Tues...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

Sign up for MCTV’s Summer Video Camp

May 6, 2016 – It’s hands-on and fun! Midland County youth are invited to apply for an opportunity to work behind the scenes or in front of the camera at one of Midland Community Television’s (MCTV) Summer Video Camps.

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

Reminders about Dog Control within City

May 6, 2016 – The City of Midland would like to remind dog owners of City regulations that promote safety and an attractive community:

Section 3-17 of the Code of Ordinances states:
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Posted on: April 29, 2016

Recreational Tennis Lessons for the Whole Family

April 29, 2016 – Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Greater Midland Tennis Center, is proud to announce the 2016 Tennis Lessons Program. Tennis lessons will take place at the Tennis Center.

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Dublin Avenue Closure/Detour Set for Monday

April 22, 2016 – On Monday, April 25, Dublin Avenue, south of Countryside Drive, will be closed to traffic for storm sewer installation as part of the W. Sugnet Road extension project. A detour will be in effect to route motorists around the closure util...Read on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Yard Waste Collection Stickers Required Beginning May 2

April 22, 2016 – The City of Midland’s free yard waste collection within the city of Midland ends for the spring season on Friday, April 29. Collection stickers for yard waste bags and bins will be required starting Monday, May 2.

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Free Woodchips Available to Midland Residents

April 22, 2016 – The City of Midland currently has free woodchips at the Central Park parking lot on Collins Street across from Central Park Elementary School, formerly Central Middle School. The chips are available to residents on a first come, first se...Read on...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

April Media Creator Workshop at MCTV Network

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April 16, 2021 – The Midland Community Television (MCTV) Network is offering a media creator workshop to residents and nonprofit organizations located in Midland County on Wednesday, April 28 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Reminders on City Rules for Yard Sale, Vehicle Signage

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April 16, 2021 – The warmer weather brings an increase in yard signs advertising rummage sales, homes for sale, and open houses.  Before posting any signage, citizens should note the City of Midland’s sign usage rules...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Midland City Modern Master Plan Website Now Live

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April 16, 2021 – Midland residents can stay up-to-date on the Midland City Modern Master Plan process via a new website launched earlier this week.

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Seasonal Job Opportunities at the City

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April 9, 2021 – With warmer weather just around the corner, the City of Midland has a wide variety of seasonal job opportunities open to fill. While skill sets and requirements vary by position, all jobs contribute to making the Midland communit...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Annual Aerial Mosquito Abatement Begins Soon

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Update: April 14, 2021 -  Midland County Mosquito Control will be conducting aerial larviciding for mosquitoes beginning Wednesday, April 14, 2021 and may take up to 14 days to complete, weather permitting.  Airplane tail numbers are as ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Currie Golf Course Hosts Drive, Chip & Putt Qualifying Event

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April 9, 2021 – Currie Municipal Golf Course is pleased to announce that it will host a local qualifying event for the national Drive, Chip, and Putt competition on Saturday, May 8, 2021

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Sturgeon Ave Reconstruction Project Begins April 5

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April 1, 2021 – Beginning Monday, April 5, crews will begin a street reconstruction and water main replacement project on Sturgeon Avenue that will close a section the roadway to through traffic. 

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Help Keep Streams and Waterways Clean and Debris-Free

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April 1, 2021 – The City of Midland reminds residents to help keep our local waterways clean and free of garbage and pollutants.  

In addition to being a violation of the City’s Code of Ordinances, dumping materials in...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Yard Waste Collection Begins Monday, April 5

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March 19, 2021 – With spring right around the corner, the City of Midland is ramping up to begin its annual yard waste collection on Monday, April 5.

Yard waste is collected curbside on your regular weekly refuse collection day.  Yard wa...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates Announced

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March 19, 2021 – The City of Midland Sanitary Landfill has announced the 2021 dates for household hazardous waste collection: 

  • Thursday, April 22
  • Wednesday, June 16
  • Tuesday, August 17 
  • Tuesday, October 26

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Reminder: Remove Winter Decorations from Midland Cemetery

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March 19, 2021 – The deadline for property owners to remove winter decorations, such as evergreen blankets and wreaths from plots at the Midland Cemetery is Thursday, April 1.  After that date, any remaining winter decorations ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

City to Begin Water Main Flushing March 17

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March 15, 2021 - The City of Midland will begin its annual water main flushing program Wednesday, March 17.  Hydrants throughout the city will be systematically opened to clean and refresh the City’s drinking water distribution system. ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Post Promoted to Assistant Director of Public Services

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March 12, 2021 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Recreation Manager Marcie Post has been promoted to Assistant Director of Public Services effective March 1, 2021.

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

2020 Drinking Water Quality Report Now Available

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March 12, 2021 – The City of Midland’s 2020 Drinking Water Quality Report is now available online at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/waterreport.

The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is intended to update residents on the City&...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Beach Volleyball League Serves Up Summertime Fun

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March 12, 2021 – Midland Parks and Recreation Department will begin accepting beach volleyball team registrations for the 2021 summer season on Monday, March 15.   

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Parks & Recreation Offers Second Mackinac Island Grand Experience

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March 12, 2021 – Due to unprecedented demand, Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with mParks (Michigan Recreation and Park Association), announces a second Mackinac Island Grand Experience travel opportunity. 

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

City Earns Keep America Beautiful President's Circle Award

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March 5, 2021 – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, has presented the City of Midland with its 2020 President’s Circle Award. The President&...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Parks Announces Adult Softball Registration Deadlines

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February 26, 2021 – Team registration for the 2021 Midland softball season is taking place now through Friday, April 2 for slow pitch teams and Thursday, April 29 for fast pitch and modified teams.  Team registration fees will ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Online Ordering Now Available for Refuse, Yard Waste Items

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February 19, 2021 City of Midland residents can now order and purchase City of Midland refuse bins, yard waste bins, and yard waste bin and compost bag stickers online through the Department of Public Services (DPS) website and have them delive...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Saturday Hours Resume at Landfill March 6

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February 19, 2021 – The City of Midland Sanitary Landfill resumes Saturday morning operations beginning March 6, 2021.

The Landfill will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. until noon on Saturdays from March 6 through November 27, 2021....

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

City Announces Spring/Summer 2021 Construction Schedule

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February 19, 2021 – The City of Midland Engineering Department is ramping up for another busy construction season in 2021 with a variety of street reconstruction, resurfacing, and water main replacement projects on this year’s...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

City Launches New Podcast on Buttles & Indian Improvements

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February 18, 2021 – The City of Midland has launched a new audio and video podcast to talk about all things related to the upcoming Buttles Street redesign and reconstruction, with its first episode dropping today. 

 

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

We Hear You Coalition Launches Racial & Ethnic Inequity Survey

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February 12, 2021 – Midland County residents are encouraged to share their experiences with racial and ethnic inequity and local law enforcement via an online survey by the We Hear You Coalition.

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

MCTV Now Streaming on Roku, Apple TV, & Web

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 February 5, 2021 – Residents can now stream local, original content from the MCTV Network on their Roku or Apple TV streaming devices! Users of these services can search and install the MCTV Network app on their devices to gai...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Parks & Recreation Presents 'The Grand Experience' This Fall

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January 15, 2021 - Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with mParks (Michigan Recreation and Park Association) announces the tenth-annual all-inclusive travel experience to the historic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.  

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Final Public Input on Buttles Street Road Diet Set for January 11

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January 7, 2021 - The City of Midland will provide one final opportunity for Midland residents and M-20 corridor users to share public input on the future vision of Buttles Street at the Midland City Council meeting scheduled for Monday, January 11 at 7 p...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Residents Reminded to Keep Recycling Magnets through 2023

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January 8, 2021 – With the 2021 recycling collection schedule now underway, City of Midland residents are reminded to keep the recycling magnets mailed to homes in June 2020. These magnet calendars contain residents’ recycling...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

MCTV Honors 2020 Media Creators at Virtual Honors Night

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January 8, 2021 – In accordance with COVID-19 prevention guidelines, MCTV cancelled its annual Honors Night recognition banquet in November 2020 – but staff is still celebrating the community members who created local content ...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Downtown Parking Enforcement Resumes January 6

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December 30, 2020 –   Beginning Wednesday, January 6, on-street parking and permit parking enforcement will resume in Downtown Midland.  On and after this date, vehicles will be ticketed for violating designated three-hour park...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Dispose of Christmas Trees during Heavy Item & Brush Collection

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December 18, 2020 – When it’s time to wrap up the holiday season, Midland residents can dispose of their Christmas trees by placing it at the curb on their monthly heavy item collection day. 

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

DDA Hires Farley as Downtown Events Coordinator

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December 15, 2020 – The City of Midland and the Midland Downtown Development Authority are pleased to announce the hiring of Melissa Farley as the DDA’s downtown events coordinator.  

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

On-street Parking: Rules of the Road

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November 6, 2020 – If you plan on having a houseful over the holidays and need to use on-street parking, please keep in mind these rules of the road: 

  • Parking on streets within the City is not allowed between 3 and 6 a.m. If you&rsqu...
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Posted on: October 30, 2020

City Resumes Water Shutoffs Due to Non-payment

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October 30, 2020 – In accordance with recent updates to executive orders and directives during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Midland will resume issuing water shutoffs due to non-payment effective Monday, November 2.

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Hollingsworth, Seibert Named 2020 Police, Firefighter of Year

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October 23, 2020  Two dedicated team members from the City of Midland were recently selected as the 2020 Carl and Esther Gerstacker Police and Firefighter of the Year award winners. Midland Police Department Officer Ty...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

City Receives USDA Grant for Center City Redevelopment

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October 21, 2020 – The City of Midland has announced its receipt of a $190,000 Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) from the United States Department of Agricultu...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

City Receives Grants for Miracle Field, Library, Riverside Place

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October 5, 2020 – The City of Midland has announced its receipt of over $2.75 million in grant funds from The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation to be used for renovations at Riverside Place, construction of the Midland Miracle Field...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Keep Waterways Clean & Debris-Free

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October 1, 2020 – As Midland moves into autumn, the City of Midland reminds residents to help keep our local waterways clean and free of garbage and pollutants.  

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

MPD Announces Name, Start Date for New K9

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September 11, 2020 – Following a community naming contest and several months of offsite training and preparations, the Midland Police Department (MPD) is excited to introduce residents to its newest officer: K9 LEO.

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

City Hires Wyatt for Community Development Planner Role

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September 1, 2020 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce the hiring of Tom Wyatt as the City’s new community development planner.

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

New Digital Tool Helps Residents Know What to Recycle

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August 14, 2020 City of Midland residents now have access to a free digital search tool that provides information about what items can be recycled, thrown out, reused, donated, or disposed of at the City’s Sanitary Landfill....

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

City Mails Updated Recycling Schedules, Info to Residents

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June 26, 2020 – The City of Midland has mailed recycling schedule magnets and updated recycling information to City residents good through June 2023.

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Midland Fire Department Receives Sensory Kit Donations

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June 19, 2020 – The Midland Fire Department has received a generous donation of five (5) Carter Kits™ Sensory Bags from Fisher Companies that will assist the department in helping children with special needs during traumatic e...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Update on Notice of Sanitary Sewer Overflow

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June 12, 2020  The City of Midland Wastewater Plant has notified the public that the ongoing sanitary sewer overflow related to the May 19, 2020 flooding event has ended. The overflow resulted in the discharge of approximately...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Midland County Damage Assessment Report Submitted to State

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June 8, 2020 - The results of the flooding event that began on May 18, 2020 have been catastrophic for Midland County residents, businesses and non-profit agencies.

Preliminary Damage assessments have been submitted for nearly 2500 homes, business...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - June 5, 3 p.m.

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New Phone Number for American Red Cross Long-Term Shelter Needs

Residents who are still displaced from their homes and have long-term sheltering needs should be advised that a new phone number is available to call for assistance.

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Mental Health Resources Available for Midland County

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June 2, 2020 - Community Mental Health for Central Michigan (CMHCM) is offering a variety of services to its communities via telephone and teletherapy options during this challenging time. In addition to existing service, CMHCM is now offering sh...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - June 2, 5 p.m.

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June 2, 2020 - Thunderstorms are likely between midnight and 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning. Damaging wind gusts up to 60 mph, hail up to one (1) inch in diameter, and heavy rainfall are possible. Rainfall in excess of 1 inch will also be possible. ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Additional Vaccine Clinics Planned for Midland County

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June 2, 2020 - The Midland County Department of Public Health will be hosting additional vaccine clinics to provide vaccinations that can protect residents in the event they are injured while working in flood-contaminated areas. Injuries sustaine...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Well Testing Kits for Residents with Flooded Groundwater Wells

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June 2, 2020 - Midland County residents whose groundwater wells were impacted by flood waters should have their water tested to ensure it was not contaminated. Flood waters can contain numerous pathogens, chemicals, and other materials that can m...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Critical Information for Repair, Rebuilding in the Floodplain

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June 1, 2020 -  As Midland County moves into the rebuilding phase of flood recovery, it is imperative to know the requirements for construction permits and inspections for flood-damaged properties and infrastructure.

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Posted on: May 31, 2020

Future Flood Preparedness Following 2020 Flooding

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May 30, 2020 - Due to recent dam failures, the path, flow, rise, and forecasting of the Tittabawassee River have changed along with the ability to accurately predict when specific areas will flood.

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Building Department Provides Guidance for Condemned Property Owners

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May 29, 2020 – The City of Midland is providing guidance to property owners whose homes or buildings have been condemned due to structural damage sustained during the recent flooding event.

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 29, 6 p.m.

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May 29, 2020, 6:00 p.m. - As rain showers leave the area late Friday night early Saturday morning, chance of precipitation falls significantly for the remainder of the weekend. Following are updates related to flood recovery resources and activit...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 28, 6:30 p.m.

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May 28, 2020, 6:30 p.m. - Rain showers are expected overnight on Thursday into Friday morning with less than one (1) inch of precipitation expected. Pop-up storms may produce heavy rainfall at times but are not expected to be severe. COVID-19 Mas...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 27, 6 pm

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May 27, 2020 - A narrow band of heavy rain is possible over portions of the central Great Lakes region Thursday through Thursday night. At this time, 1 to up to 2 inches of precipitation is expected, mainly northwest of the area, but potentially ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 26, 7 p.m.

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May 26, 2020 - As of 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, the Tittabawassee River level was 14.84 feet and receding. This is below the flood stage of 24 feet.

Temperatures over the next several days will see highs from 85 to 90 degrees with modest levels of...

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 25, 6:30 p.m.

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May 25, 2020 - As of 5:45 p.m. Monday, May 25, the Tittabawassee River level was 15.95 feet and receding. This is below the flood stage of 24 feet.

Temperatures over the next several days will see highs from 85 to 90 degrees with modest levels of humidity ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

Guidance for Water Removal from Basements

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May 25, 2020 - It is recommended that water not be pumped from flooded basements without first consulting a licensed building contractor or licensed restoration company.  Grounds surrounding basement walls in flood-affected areas are sti...

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Posted on: May 24, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 24, 5 p.m.

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May 24, 2020, 6 p.m. - As of 4:15 p.m. Sunday, May 24, the Tittabawassee River level was 17.52 feet and receding. This is below the flood stage of 24 feet.

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Posted on: May 23, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 23, 7:30 p.m.

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May 23, 2020, 7:30 p.m. - As of 6 p.m. Saturday, May 23, the Tittabawassee River level was 20.17 feet and receding. This is below the flood stage of 24 feet.

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Update on Temporary Housing Options for Displaced Residents

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May 22, 2020 - Shelters remain open at Midland High School, West Midland Family Center, and North Midland Family Center. In addition, Midland Fairgrounds campgrounds, located at 6905 Eastman Avenue in Midland, is open to displaced families at no ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 21, 9 p.m.

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As of 7 p.m. Thursday, May 21, the Tittabawassee River level was under 30 feet and receding. 

Today President Donald J. Trump signed a federal emergency declaration for Midland County, opening the door for federal resources for Midland County.

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Residents Asked to Report Flood Damages via Online Form

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CONTACT:   Selina Tisdale, City of Midland Public Information Officer                     Bridgette Gransden, County of Midland Public Information ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Press Conference Scheduled re: Ongoing Midland County Flooding

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MEDIA ADVISORYPress Conference re: Ongoing Midland County Flooding ConditionsWednesday, May 20, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 20, 1:45 p.m.

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May 20, 2020, 1:45 p.m. - As of 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, the Tittabawassee River level is 35.013 feet and rising with an expected crest of 38 feet around 8 p.m. tonight. A flood warning for Midland County remains in effect indefinitely at t...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Press Conference Scheduled re: Ongoing Midland County Flooding (May 21)

The Tittabawassee Ribver floods the Tridge area in downtown Midland

MEDIA ADVISORY

Press Conference re: Ongoing Midland County Flooding Conditions

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 – 2:30 p.m.

CONTACT:     Selina Tisdale, City of Midland Public Information Officer        ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Notice to Public on Sanitary Sewer Overflow - May 19, 2020

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 May 19, 2020  The City of Midland Wastewater Plant has notified the public of an ongoing sanitary sewer overflow event related to current flooding conditions in the City of Midland. The overflow is anticipated to con...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 19, 2020, 12 p.m.

The Tittabawassee Ribver floods the Tridge area in downtown Midland

May 19, 2020 - As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, the Tittabawassee River level was 28.46 feet and rising.  The Tittabawassee River is expected to crest at 30.6 feet by 2 a.m. Wednesday, May 20.

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Flood Warning, Rising River Levels in Midland County

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May 18, 2020, 6:30 p.m. - The National Weather Service (NWS) in Detroit has issued a flood warning for Midland County through the morning of Thursday, May 21. At this time, NWS has forecast the Tittabawassee River to crest at 32.4 feet, about 8.4...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Midland Mayor, City Manager Testify Before US House Forum

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May 5, 2020 –  On Monday, May 4, Midland Mayor Maureen Donker and City Manager Brad Kaye testified before a U.S. House of Representatives members’ forum on the Coronavirus Community Relief Act (H.R. 6467), a bipartisan bill th...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

DDA Stimulus Program Raises $87,500 for Downtown

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April 20, 2020 – In just 48 hours, the Raise Up Downtown gift card stimulus program launched by the Midland Downtown Development Authority has raised $87,500 in monetary support for downtown business impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Sign Up for City's Permanent Absentee Voter List

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April 3, 2020 – Registered voters in the City of Midland can sign up to cast their vote in upcoming elections without ever leaving their homes by joining the City’s Permanent Absentee Voter List.

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Playgrounds in All City Parks Closed Until Further Notice

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March 30, 2020 – Out of an abundance of caution amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, City of Midland Parks and Recreation has closed the playground equipment in all City of Midland-maintained parks effective immediately until further not...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Midland Police Department Receives Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation

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February 7, 2020 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that the Midland Police Department (MPD) has received accreditation from the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police’s Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation Commi...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Parks & Recreation Receives $300K Grant for Miracle Field

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July 12, 2019 – City of Midland Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that it has received a $300,000 grant from the Charles J. Strosacker Foundation to be used towards construction of the City’s Midland Miracle Field.

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Notice of Changes to Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Service Area

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July 5, 2019 – An upcoming change to the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library’s catalog and check-out software system will limit the availability of free Library cards for residents living outside of the Library’s legal ser...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Residents Reminded of Updates to City Fireworks Ordinance

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May 17, 2019  The City of Midland reminds residents of recent changes made to the City’s fireworks ordinance that mirror new fireworks laws set by the Michigan State Legislature in 2018.

As of April 22, 2019, Section 16-34 of the Code of...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Midland City Councilwoman Brown Wilhelm Elected to Michigan Municipal League Board of Directors

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October 10, 2018 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Midland City Councilwoman Diane Brown Wilhelm has been elected to the Michigan Municipal League Board of Directors.

Brown Wilhelm was elected to the three-year term durin...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Midland City Modern Master Plan Website Now Live

April 16, 2021 – Midland residents can stay up-to-date on the Midland City Modern Master Plan process via a new website launched earlier this week.

At www.midlandcitymodern.com, residents will find a variety of information and resources ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Reminders on City Rules for Yard Sale, Vehicle Signage

April 16, 2021 – The warmer weather brings an increase in yard signs advertising rummage sales, homes for sale, and open houses.  Before posting any signage, citizens should note the City of Midland’s sign usage rules...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

April Media Creator Workshop at MCTV Network

April 16, 2021 – The Midland Community Television (MCTV) Network is offering a media creator workshop to residents and nonprofit organizations located in Midland County on Wednesday, April 28 from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Currie Golf Course Hosts Drive, Chip & Putt Qualifying Event

April 9, 2021 – Currie Municipal Golf Course is pleased to announce that it will host a local qualifying event for the national Drive, Chip, and Putt competition on Saturday, May 8, 2021

Founded in 2013 by the Masters Tournament, United States Go...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Annual Aerial Mosquito Abatement Begins Soon

Update: April 14, 2021 -  Midland County Mosquito Control will be conducting aerial larviciding for mosquitoes beginning Wednesday, April 14, 2021 and may take up to 14 days to complete, weather permitting.  Airplane tail numbers are as ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Seasonal Job Opportunities at the City

April 9, 2021 – With warmer weather just around the corner, the City of Midland has a wide variety of seasonal job opportunities open to fill. While skill sets and requirements vary by position, all jobs contribute to making the Midland communit...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Help Keep Streams and Waterways Clean and Debris-Free

April 1, 2021 – The City of Midland reminds residents to help keep our local waterways clean and free of garbage and pollutants.  

 In addition to being a violation of the City’s Code of Ordinances, dumping ma...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Sturgeon Ave Reconstruction Project Begins April 5

April 1, 2021 – Beginning Monday, April 5, crews will begin a street reconstruction and water main replacement project on Sturgeon Avenue that will close a section the roadway to through traffic. 

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Yard Waste Collection Begins Monday, April 5

March 19, 2021 – With spring right around the corner, the City of Midland is ramping up to begin its annual yard waste collection on Monday, April 5.

Yard waste is collected curbside on your regular weekly refuse collection day.  Yard wa...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

City of Hold Public Meeting on 2022 Sugnet Road Extension

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March 23, 2021 – The City of Midland will host a public meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, April 6 at 6 p.m. to provide an opportunity for residents to ask questions about and receive more information on th...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates Announced

March 19, 2021 – The City of Midland Sanitary Landfill has announced the 2021 dates for household hazardous waste collection: 

  • Thursday, April 22
  • Wednesday, June 16
  • Tuesday, August 17 
  • Tuesday, October 26

On these dates, at...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Reminder: Remove Winter Decorations from Midland Cemetery

March 19, 2021 – The deadline for property owners to remove winter decorations, such as evergreen blankets and wreaths from plots at the Midland Cemetery is Thursday,    April 1.  After that date, any remainin...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

City to Begin Water Main Flushing March 17

March 15, 2021 - The City of Midland will begin its annual water main flushing program Wednesday, March 17.  Hydrants throughout the city will be systematically opened to clean and refresh the City’s drinking water distribution system. ...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Parks & Recreation Offers Second Mackinac Island Grand Experience

March 12, 2021 – Due to unprecedented demand, Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with mParks (Michigan Recreation and Park Association), announces a second Mackinac Island Grand Experience travel opportunity. 

The second trip w...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Beach Volleyball League Serves Up Summertime Fun

March 12, 2021 – Midland Parks and Recreation Department will begin accepting beach volleyball team registrations for the 2021 summer season on Monday, March 15.   

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

2020 Drinking Water Quality Report Now Available

March 12, 2021 – The City of Midland’s 2020 Drinking Water Quality Report is now available online at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/waterreport.

The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is intended to update residents on the City&...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Post Promoted to Assistant Director of Public Services

March 12, 2021 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Recreation Manager Marcie Post has been promoted to Assistant Director of Public Services effective March 1, 2021.

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

City Earns Keep America Beautiful President's Circle Award

March 5, 2021 – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, has presented the City of Midland with its 2020 President’s Circle Award. The President&...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Parks Announces Adult Softball Registration Deadlines

February 26, 2021 – Team registration for the 2021 Midland softball season is taking place now through Friday, April 2 for slow pitch teams and Thursday, April 29 for fast pitch and modified teams.  Team registration fees will ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Saturday Hours Resume at Landfill March 6

February 19, 2021 – The City of Midland Sanitary Landfill resumes Saturday morning operations beginning March 6, 2021. 

The Landfill will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. until noon on Saturdays from March 6 through November...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Online Ordering Now Available for Refuse, Yard Waste Items

February 19, 2021 City of Midland residents can now order and purchase City of Midland refuse bins, yard waste bins, and yard waste bin and compost bag stickers online through the Department of Public Services (DPS) website and have t...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

City Announces Spring/Summer 2021 Construction Schedule

February 19, 2021 – The City of Midland Engineering Department is ramping up for another busy construction season in 2021 with a variety of street reconstruction, resurfacing, and water main replacement projects on this year’s...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

City Launches New Podcast on Buttles & Indian Improvements

February 18, 2021 – The City of Midland has launched a new audio and video podcast to talk about all things related to the upcoming Buttles Street redesign and reconstruction, with its first episode dropping today. 

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Posted on: February 11, 2021

We Hear You Coalition Launches Racial & Ethnic Inequity Survey

February 12, 2021 – Midland County residents are encouraged to share their experiences with racial and ethnic inequity and local law enforcement via an online survey by the We Hear You Coalition.

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

MCTV Now Streaming on Roku, Apple TV, & Web

February 5, 2021 – Residents can now stream local, original content from the MCTV Network on their Roku or Apple TV streaming devices! Users of these services can search and install the MCTV Network app on their devices to gain access to all curr...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Winter 2020 Tax Deadline is Tuesday February 16

January 22, 2021 – The City of Midland reminds property owners that the last day for payment of Winter 2020 taxes, without penalty, is Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

Winter tax bills may be paid by cash or check at the Midland City Treasure...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Parks & Recreation Presents 'The Grand Experience' This Fall

January 15, 2021 - Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with mParks (Michigan Recreation and Park Association) announces the tenth-annual all-inclusive travel experience to the historic Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.  

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Residents Reminded to Keep Recycling Magnets through 2023

January 8, 2021 – With the 2021 recycling collection schedule now underway, City of Midland residents are reminded to keep the recycling magnets mailed to homes in June 2020. These magnet calendars contain residents’ recycling...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

MCTV Honors 2020 Media Creators at Virtual Honors Night

January 8, 2021 – In accordance with COVID-19 prevention guidelines, MCTV cancelled its annual Honors Night recognition banquet in November 2020 – but staff is still celebrating the community members who created local content ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Final Public Input on Buttles Street Road Diet Set for January 11

January 7, 2021 – The City of Midland will provide one final opportunity for Midland residents and M-20 corridor users to share public input on the future vision of Buttles Street at the Midland City Council meeting scheduled for Monday...

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Downtown Parking Enforcement Resumes January 6

December 30, 2020 –   Beginning Wednesday, January 6, on-street parking and permit parking enforcement will resume in Downtown Midland.  On and after this date, vehicles will be ticketed for violating designated three-...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Dispose of Christmas Trees during Heavy Item & Brush Collection

December 18, 2020 – When it’s time to wrap up the holiday season, Midland residents can dispose of their Christmas trees by placing it at the curb on their monthly heavy item collection day. 

City crews will collect Ch...

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

DDA Hires Farley as Downtown Events Coordinator

December 15, 2020 – The City of Midland and the Midland Downtown Development Authority are pleased to announce the hiring of Melissa Farley as the DDA’s downtown events coordinator.  

In this role, Farley will oversee the plann...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Leave Snow Plowing to the City This Winter

December 11, 2020 – With winter weather looming, the City of Midland asks residents to please leave the snow plowing to the experts!

Residents are discouraged from plowing snow on a public street for a number of reasons. City Department ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

On-street Parking: Rules of the Road

November 6, 2020 – If you plan on having a houseful over the holidays and need to use on-street parking, please keep in mind these rules of the road: 

  • Parking on streets within the City is not allowed between 3 and 6 a.m. If you&rsqu...
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Posted on: October 30, 2020

City Resumes Water Shutoffs Due to Non-payment

October 30, 2020 – In accordance with recent updates to executive orders and directives during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Midland will resume issuing water shutoffs due to non-payment effective Monday, November 2.

 Shuto...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Hollingsworth, Seibert Named 2020 Police, Firefighter of Year

October 23, 2020  Two dedicated team members from the City of Midland were recently selected as the 2020 Carl and Esther Gerstacker Police and Firefighter of the Year award winners. Midland Police Department ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

City Receives USDA Grant for Center City Redevelopment

October 21, 2020 – The City of Midland has announced its receipt of a $190,000 Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) from the United States Department of...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

City Receives Grants for Miracle Field, Library, Riverside Place

October 5, 2020 – The City of Midland has announced its receipt of over $2.75 million in grant funds from The Herbert H. and Gra...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Keep Waterways Clean & Debris-Free

October 1, 2020 – As Midland moves into autumn, the City of Midland reminds residents to help keep our local waterways clean and free of garbage and pollutants.  

 In addition to being a violation of the City’...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

MPD Announces Name, Start Date for New K9

September 11, 2020 – Following a community naming contest and several months of offsite training and preparations, the Midland Police Department (MPD) is excited to introduce residents to its newest officer: K9 LEO.

The two-year old Germ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Downtown to Launch New Brand, Website September 10

 September 4, 2020 - The Midland Downtown Development Authority is thrilled to announce the launch of a new brand identity and website for Downtown Midland.

“With the revitalization of the Downtown Midland streetscape and the emergence ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

City Hires Wyatt for Community Development Planner Role

September 1, 2020 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce the hiring of Tom Wyatt as the City’s new community development planner.

In this role, Wyatt will serve as the administrator of the Community Development Block Grant program...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

New Digital Tool Helps Residents Know What to Recycle

August 14, 2020 City of Midland residents now have access to a free digital search tool that provides information about what items can be recycled, thrown out, reused, donated, or disposed of at the City’s Sanitary Landfill....

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

City Mails Updated Recycling Schedules, Info to Residents

June 26, 2020 – The City of Midland has mailed recycling schedule magnets and updated recycling information to City residents good through June 2023.

The City’s new recycling contract with Republic Services has eliminated #3 an...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Midland Fire Department Receives Sensory Kit Donation from Fisher Companies

June 19, 2020 – The Midland Fire Department has received a generous donation of five (5) Carter Kits™ Sensory Bags from Fisher Companies that will assist the department in helping children with special needs during traumatic e...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Update on Notice of Sanitary Sewer Overflow

June 12, 2020  The City of Midland Wastewater Plant has notified the public that the ongoing sanitary sewer overflow related to the May 19, 2020 flooding event has ended. The overflow resulted in the discharge of approximately...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - June 5, 3 p.m.

New Phone Number for American Red Cross Long-Term Shelter Needs

Residents who are still displaced from their homes and have long-term sheltering needs should be advised that a new phone number is available to call for assistance.

The new phone number for th...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - June 2, 5 p.m.

June 2, 2020 - Thunderstorms are likely between midnight and 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning. Damaging wind gusts up to 60 mph, hail up to one (1) inch in diameter, and heavy rainfall are possible. Rainfall in excess of 1 inch will also be possible. ...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Well Testing Kits for Residents with Flooded Groundwater Wells

June 2, 2020 - Midland County residents whose groundwater wells were impacted by flood waters should have their water tested to ensure it was not contaminated. Flood waters can contain numerous pathogens, chemicals, and other materials that can m...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Critical Information for Repair, Rebuilding in the Floodplain

June 1, 2020 - As Midland County moves into the rebuilding phase of flood recovery, it is imperative to know the requirements for construction permits and inspections for flood-damaged properties and infrastructure.

Property owners in Midland Coun...

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Posted on: May 31, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 31

May 31, 2020 - Sunday’s weather is clear and sunny and the week ahead is currently forecasted to have a slight chance of rain on and off with possible morning thunderstorms on Wednesday and again in the afternoon on Friday.

Following are...

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Posted on: May 31, 2020

Future Flood Preparedness Following 2020 Flooding

May 30, 2020 - Due to recent dam failures, the path, flow, rise, and forecasting of the Tittabawassee River have changed along with the ability to accurately predict when specific areas will flood.

Midland County Emergency Management in coordinati...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Building Department Provides Guidance for Condemned Property Owners

May 29, 2020 – The City of Midland is providing guidance to property owners whose homes or buildings have been condemned due to structural damage sustained during the recent flooding event.

Condemnation of a structure means that the stru...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 29, 6 p.m.

May 29, 2020, 6:00 p.m. - As rain showers leave the area late Friday night early Saturday morning, chance of precipitation falls significantly for the remainder of the weekend. Following are updates related to flood recovery resources and activit...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 28, 6:30 p.m.

May 28, 2020, 6:30 p.m. - Rain showers are expected overnight on Thursday into Friday morning with less than one (1) inch of precipitation expected. Pop-up storms may produce heavy rainfall at times but are not expected to be severe. COVID-19 Mas...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 27, 6 p.m.

May 27, 2020 - A narrow band of heavy rain is possible over portions of the central Great Lakes region Thursday through Thursday night. At this time, 1 to up to 2 inches of precipitation is expected, mainly northwest of the area, but potentially ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 25, 6:30 p.m.

May 25, 2020 - As of 5:45 p.m. Monday, May 25, the Tittabawassee River level was 15.95 feet and receding. This is below the flood stage of 24 feet.

Temperatures over the next several days will see highs from 85 to 90 degrees with modest levels of humidity ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2020

Guidance for Water Removal from Basements

May 25, 2020 - It is recommended that water not be pumped from flooded basements without first consulting a licensed building contractor or licensed restoration company.  Grounds surrounding basement walls in flood-affected areas are sti...

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Posted on: May 24, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 24, 5 p.m.

As of 4:15 p.m. Sunday, May 24, the Tittabawassee River level was 17.52 feet and receding. This is below the flood stage of 24 feet.

Midland County Damage Assessment

Midland County Emergency Management is taking damage reports for the recent flooding in Mid...

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Posted on: May 23, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 23, 7:30 p.m.

May 23, 2020, 7:30 p.m. - As of 6 p.m. Saturday, May 23, the Tittabawassee River level was 20.17 feet and receding. This is below the flood stage of 24 feet.

Additional precipitation of one-tenth to one-quarter inch is expected tonight between 2 a...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Update on City Sanitary Sewer Service Disruption

May 22, 2020 - At this time, the City of Midland has restored sanitary sewer service to all sanitary sewer pump stations that service residents in the City of Midland. The single remaining down pump station, Towsley, services the Redcoats softbal...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 21, 9 p.m.

As of 7 p.m. Thursday, May 21, the Tittabawassee River level was under 30 feet and receding. 

Today President Donald J. Trump signed a federal emergency declaration for Midland County, opening the door for federal resources for Midland County.

Many...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Midland Fairgrounds Open for Displaced Residents

CONTACT:   Selina Tisdale, City of Midland Public Information Officer                     Bridgette Gransden, County of Midland Public Information ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Residents Asked to Report Flood Damages via Online Form

CONTACT:   Selina Tisdale, City of Midland Public Information Officer                     Bridgette Gransden, County of Midland Public Information ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Press Conference: Ongoing Midland County Flooding Conditions

MEDIA ADVISORYPress Conference re: Ongoing Midland County Flooding ConditionsWednesday, May 20, 2020 – 7:30 p.m.

CONTACT:   Selina Tisdale, City of Midland Public Information Officer          ...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update: May 20, 1:45 p.m.

May 20, 2020, 1:45 p.m. - As of 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, the Tittabawassee River level is 35.01 feet and rising with an expected crest of 38 feet around 8 p.m. tonight. A flood warning for Midland County remains in effect indefinitely at th...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Press Conference Scheduled re: Ongoing Midland County Flooding (May 20)

MEDIA ADVISORY

Press Conference re: Ongoing Midland County Flooding Conditions

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 – 2:30 p.m.

CONTACT:     Selina Tisdale, City of Midland Public Information Officer        ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Notice of Sanitary Sewer Overflow - May 19, 2020

May 19, 2020  The City of Midland Wastewater Plant has notified the public of an ongoing sanitary sewer overflow event related to current flooding conditions in the City of Midland. The overflow is anticipated to continue unti...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Midland County Flooding Update - May 19, 2020, 12 p.m.

May 19, 2020 - As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, the Tittabawassee River level was 28.46 feet and rising.  The Tittabawassee River is expected to crest at 30.6 feet by 2 a.m. Wednesday, May 20.

Edenville and Sanford Dams remain structurally ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Flood Warning, Rising River Levels in Midland County

May 18, 2020, 6:30 p.m. - The National Weather Service (NWS) in Detroit has issued a flood warning for Midland County through the morning of Thursday, May 21. At this time, NWS has forecast the Tittabawassee River to crest at 32.4 feet, about 8.4...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

New Digital Services Help Unleash Your Inner Artist

May 15, 2020 – As Michigan’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” orders continue to keep residents at home, the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library now offers two new digital resources that provide a creative outlet for patro...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Midland Mayor, City Manager Testify Before US House Forum

May 5, 2020 –  On Monday, May 4, Midland Mayor Maureen Donker and City Manager Brad Kaye testified before a U.S. House of Representatives members’ forum on the Coronavirus Community Relief Act (H.R. 6467), a bipartisan bill th...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

DDA Stimulus Program Raises $87,500 for Downtown

April 20, 2020 – In just 48 hours, the Raise Up Downtown gift card stimulus program launched by the Midland Downtown Development Authority has raised $87,500 in monetary support for downtown business impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pa...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Sign Up for City's Permanent Absentee Voter List

April 3, 2020 – Registered voters in the City of Midland can sign up to cast their vote in upcoming elections without ever leaving their homes by joining the City’s Permanent Absentee Voter List.

Voters who join the City&rs...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Parks & Recreation Reaches $50,000 Crowdfunding Campaign Goal for Miracle Field

March 27, 2020 – City of Midland Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that the organization is one step closer to building a barrier-free Miracle Field thanks to the generosity of the Midland community.

In February, Parks and Recreation la...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Midland Police Department Receives Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation

February 7, 2020 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that the Midland Police Department (MPD) has received accreditation from the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police’s Michigan Law Enforcement Accreditation Commi...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Midland Parks & Recreation Receives $300K Grant for Miracle Field

July 12, 2019 – City of Midland Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce that it has received a $300,000 grant from the Charles J. Strosacker Foundation to be used towards construction of the City’s Midland Miracle Field.

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

Notice of Changes to Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Service Area

July 5, 2019 – An upcoming change to the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library’s catalog and check-out software system will limit the availability of free Library cards for residents living outside of the Library’s legal ser...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

City Water/Sewer Billing Office to Offer Electronic Billing

June 27, 2019 – Effective July 1, 2019, the City of Midland Water/Sewer Billing Office will offer electronic billing (e-billing) options for water/sewer bills. When a bill is posted, the account holder will receive an email notification...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Midland City Councilwoman Brown Wilhelm Elected to Michigan Municipal League Board of Directors

October 10, 2018 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Midland City Councilwoman Diane Brown Wilhelm has been elected to the Michigan Municipal League Board of Directors.

Brown Wilhelm was elected to the three-year term durin...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Buttles Street Road Diet Project Begins Monday, May 14

May 11, 2018 - On Monday, May 14, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close the far right lane of US-10 BR/Buttles Street from Jerome Street to State Street to begin implementing a planned road diet study.

This lane closure begins a three...

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News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2016

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Available on City Website

June 17, 2016 – The City of Midland’s 2015 Drinking Water Quality Report is now available online at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/waterreport.

The Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is intended to update residents on the City’s efforts to ensure the safety...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Guyer Joins City of Midland as Communications Coordinator

June 17, 2016 – The City of Midland is pleased to announce that Katie Guyer has joined the staff this week as Communications Coordinator.

Guyer brings more than 10 years of marketing and communications expertise to the position, including experience wi...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Midland Downtown Development Authority Announces Redevelopment Design Review Sessions

June 17, 2016 – Having completed its first round of public input sessions earlier this month, the Midland Downtown Development Authority (DDA) invites community members to review initial design concepts and provide feedback for the downtown streetscape re...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Parks and Recreation’s Lifetime Education and Adventure Program (L.E.A.P.) Set to Start

June 17, 2016 – The City of Midland’s popular summer recreation program for adults who have disabilities kicks off Monday, June 20.

Midland’s Lifetime Education and Adventure Program (L.E.A.P.) features supervised activities to broaden experiences an...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2016

Midland Residents Hold the Key to Unlock the BEST SECRET GARDENS in Midland!

June 10, 2016 – Nominate a friend, a neighbor or even someone you don’t know for the first-ever Secret Garden Contest!

The Secret Garden Contest is an opportunity to raise awareness for the America in Bloom Competition in the City of Midland by allow...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2016

Pere-Marquette Rail Trail Closure for Water Project

June 10, 2016 – On Wednesday, June 15 and Thursday, June 16 City of Midland Water Distribution will be performing water main maintenance in preparation for an upcoming water main replacement project on W. Main Street from Jerome Street to Post Street.
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Posted on: June 10, 2016

Intersection Closures as part of the W. Sugnet Road Extension Project

June 10, 2016 – On Monday afternoon, June 13 as well as Tuesday, June 14, the intersections of W. Sugnet Drive/Whiting Drive and Dublin Avenue/Countryside Drive will be closed to traffic for street paving activities as part of the W. Sugnet Road Extension...Read on...

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Posted on: June 3, 2016

Parks with Water Features Open

June 3, 2016 – The City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department has opened the Gerstacker and Longview sprayparks for the season.

Gerstacker Spraypark, located at 100 Ashman Street near the Tridge, features waterspouts for families looking to spli...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Pay City Parking Tickets Online or by Phone

May 20, 2016 – City of Midland parking tickets can now be paid online or by phone. To pay online, visit www.parkingticketpayment.com/midland. To pay by phone, call 1-855-352-9605. A $3.50 convenience fee is charged for these payments. Parking ticket p...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Now Accepting Appreciation of Beautification Nomination Forms

May 20, 2016 – Midland’s Beautification Advisory Committee would like you to nominate a friend, neighbor, or even someone you don’t know for doing an outstanding job of making Midland more beautiful.

The committee is accepting nominations for the annua...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Library Closed Sundays in Summer

May 20, 2016 – Beginning Sunday, May 29, the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library will be closed on Sundays during the summer months. Sunday hours of 1-5 p.m. will resume on September 11.

Call 989-837-3430 with any questions.

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

City Offices Close for Memorial Day

May 20, 2016 – All City of Midland offices will be closed on Monday, May 30, in recognition of the Memorial Day holiday.

Residents with Monday and Tuesday refuse collections should place items at the curb on Tuesday, May 31. Items should be placed at ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 16, 2016

Jefferson Avenue Overpass Detour Planned as MDOT Schedules Local Bridge Work for Summer

May 13, 2016 – Midland motorists will want to plan routes accordingly as the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) gears up to begin work in July on three US-10 bridges and overpasses at Eastman Avenue, Jefferson Avenue and Waldo Road.
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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Weed and Grass Trimming Reminders

May 13, 2016 – The City of Midland Building Department reminds property owners that the height of grass and weeds in their yards must be maintained in accordance with the City’s Code of Ordinances.

Portions of Article I, Chapter 26 of the ordinance per...Read on...

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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Local Pitch, Hit & Run Winners Advance to Sectionals

May 13, 2016 – On Saturday, May 7, the Midland Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with the Great Lakes Loons hosted the City of Midland’s annual Pitch, Hit and Run baseball/softball skills competition. Each participant competed in three event...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

Bike/Walk Midland: Bike to Work Week

May 6, 2016 – When is the last time you smelled the lilacs in springtime during your morning commute? Or pulled into the parking lot with a big smile on your face, pumped with endorphins and ideas? Or lost weight just by going back and forth to work eve...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

Reminders about Dog Control within City

May 6, 2016 – The City of Midland would like to remind dog owners of City regulations that promote safety and an attractive community:

Section 3-17 of the Code of Ordinances states:
It shall be unlawful for any person to permit or allow any dog, wheth...Read on...

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

Pitch, Hit & Run Competition Scheduled for May 7

April 29, 2016 – The City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Great Lakes Loons, will host the 2016 Pitch, Hit & Run Competition on Saturday, May 7. This year’s event will take place at Dow Diamond from 10 a.m. – Noon. ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

MCTV Used Video Production Equipment Sale

April 29, 2016 – The MCTV Network will hold a used video production equipment sale on Friday, May 6 in MCTV’s studio in the lower level of the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library in Midland. Equipment will be available for viewing from Noon until 4 p.m.

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Yard Waste Collection Stickers Required Beginning May 2

April 22, 2016 – The City of Midland’s free yard waste collection within the city of Midland ends for the spring season on Friday, April 29. Collection stickers for yard waste bags and bins will be required starting Monday, May 2.

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Free Woodchips Available to Midland Residents

April 22, 2016 – The City of Midland currently has free woodchips at the Central Park parking lot on Collins Street across from Central Park Elementary School, formerly Central Middle School. The chips are available to residents on a first come, first se...Read on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2016

Dublin Avenue Closure/Detour Set for Monday

April 22, 2016 – On Monday, April 25, Dublin Avenue, south of Countryside Drive, will be closed to traffic for storm sewer installation as part of the W. Sugnet Road extension project. A detour will be in effect to route motorists around the closure util...Read on...

News Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2016

Apply to Host Exchange Student from Japan

April 21, 2016 – Midland’s Sister City of Handa, Japan is sending three high school students to Midland for three weeks this summer, July 23 to August 11, to learn about everyday life in our American community.

The City is seeking nine host families...Read on...

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Posted on: April 19, 2016

Adams Drive Sewer Work Planned for Wednesday – Adams School Access Limited

April 19, 2016 – Beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20, the Wastewater Department will perform an emergency sanitary sewer repair on Adams Drive. Adams Elementary School will be accessible via Washington Street only.

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