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Precautionary Boil Water Notice:Perry, Oliver and Johnson

A precautionary boil water notice will be in effect May 20, 2018 for 756-800 N Perry St in Pontiac. This notice is due to scheduled water system repair and will affect approximately 3 food service connections:Sheila’s Bakery, Checkers, Perry Street Grill. Click here for the official notice.

A precautionary boil water notice will be in effect May 21, 2018 for 795 N Perry, 119-243 Oliver, and 621 Joslyn in Pontiac. This notice is due to scheduled water system repair and will affect approximately 23 residential connections. Click here for the official notice.


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.

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Flagstar Bank Grant Information for Businesses

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2017-18 Pothole Report

To help make Pontiac a safer and cleaner place to live, our DPW has gotten hundreds of potholes repaired and most of our streets swept. Click here for the 2017-2018 Pothole Repair Report. Remember, if you see a pothole, report it on our "Citizen Request for Action" website by clicking here.

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.

Council Adopted 2018-2020 Budget

The Council Adopted 2018-2020 Budget is now available online. Adopted 2017-2020 Annual Budgets (pdf)

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"

Spirit of Pontiac Winter Newsletter

The Spirit of Pontiac newsletter is a joint initiative between the City of Pontiac and Oakland University.
Click here to read the Winter 2017 Newsletter.

Blight Elimination Survey

Please fill out the Blight Elimination Survey and let the City know what you think about how to best deal with this issue. Click here to fill out the survey.

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.


Help Identify Suspect

Oakland County Sheriff's would like your assistance in identifying a suspect involved in eight armed robberies of Subway stores in Pontiac, Waterford, Auburn Hills, Hartland and Port Huron. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. There is a large cash reward and you will remain anonymous. Please view the below video to help identify the suspect.
Click here to view video