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Livestream Video Updates

Due to device failure, Livestream services have not been available. A new streaming device has been ordered and shipped and is scheduled to arrive Monday, June 24th. Once received, it will take 24-48 hours to install and calibrate. Livestream broadcasts City Council meetings and other city meetings and events live to social media. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience. Residents may still view city cable programming through their cable franchise (i.e. Comcast, WOW, etc.) and the City website. Read More

Hill Street/City Hall Entrance Closures

Due to some damaged utilities under Hill Street, the City's contractor will be required to close the roadway between Pike Street and the South entrance to the City Hall parking lot. This closure will take place in the morning of Wednesday, June 26th. All traffic coming into and leaving City Hall will be required to use Auburn Road. Read More

City Announces Chore Program

The City of Pontiac has partnered with OLHSA to offer the Chore program. This program provides home maintenance services (snow removal, raking, minor home repairs, etc) to Pontiac's extremely low-income senior and severely disabled residents. Click here to the Chore webpage.  Read More

City Awarded Grants for Sidewalks &  Lighting

The State of Michigan has awarded the City of Pontiac $363,020 in public safety grants.  A $200,000 grant will go toward LED lighting upgrades. A $163,020 grant will go toward sidewalk repair and enhancements. Click here to read the State's announcement. Read More

Curbside Yard Waste Collection Begins April 1st

Curbside yard waste collection will begin on Monday, April 1st and continues through November 30th. Yard waste must be in 30-gallon paper bags or in a 10-35 gallon trash can that has a Yard Waste sticker clearly visible. Branches and twigs with a diameter up to 2 inches and up to 4 feet in length must be tied with rope or twine. Raking yard waste and other debris into the street may result in a citation. Click here for full guidelines.
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Traffic Advisory - Lane Closure on M-59 (Huron)

The right lane of eastbound M-59 will be closed from April 10 through April 12th due to drainage improvements. Click here to read the official advisory. Read More

City Expands Efforts to Address Potholes

The Department of Public Works is taking several steps to address the onslaught of potholes. These steps include: Additional Patching Crew, Saturday Patching, Negotiating with Contractor for additional crew and posting updates on the city website.  Click here to read the complete document. DPW has gotten hundreds of potholes repaired and most of our streets swept. Click here for the 2017-2018 Pothole Repair Report. 

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Harvard President and Pontiac Central Alumnus Speaks to Youth

Pontiac's Own Harvard President L Bacow visited Pontiac and wants to support our youth. He wants to help them achieve higher education by attending Harvard Click here to read the article. Read More

City Retiree Health Care Litigation Settled

On Monday, November 20, 2018, US District Judge Avern Cohn gave final approval to the class action settlement between the City of Pontiac and the City of Pontiac Retired Employees Association.
Click here for the official notice.
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City Released from State Oversight

Governor Snyder has signed the order that completely removes the City of Pontiac from state oversight ending eight years of state control. Click here to read the details. Read More

Street Lighting Update

DPW is working to repair streetlight outages throughout the city.  Click here to view the streetlight outage report. Read More

Council Adopted 2019-2021 Budget

The Council Adopted 2019-2021 Budget is now available online. Proposed 2019-2021 Annual Budgets (pdf) Read More

New City of Pontiac Business Guide

"The Link" is Pontiac's new Business Guide providing information about events and developments happening in the city. In the back is a complete directory of Pontiac Businesses.
Click here to read "The Link" Read More

Spirit of Pontiac Summer Newsletter

The Spirit of Pontiac newsletter is a joint initiative between the City of Pontiac and Oakland University.
Click here to read the Summer 2018 Newsletter. Read More

City Crime Rate Drops

The Detroit News reports that Pontiac has seen a 37 percent decrease in violent crime since 2011.
Click here to read the article.

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Precautionary Boil Water Notice:

There are no precautionary boil water alerts at this time.

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