Mayor Announces Rental, Mortgage and Utility Relief For Pontiac Residents
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Mayor Deirdre Waterman Announces $5000 Scholarships for Pontiac Residents
City Announces Chore Program
City Awarded Grants for Sidewalks & Lighting
Walton Water Main Project
Tall Grass & Weeds Ordinance
With spring coming, property owners need to be aware of the City's tall grass and weeds ordinance (Article III, Section 122-71). Grass and weeds taller than 8" will be declared a public nuisance. Landowners will be notified of the violation. If the landowner refuses to comply, the city will cut the grass and weeds and charge the property owner for the cost plus an administrative fee as established by the city council. Violations of this ordinance shall be a civil infraction punishable by a civil fine of up to $500.00 plus costs. Each day of violation shall be a separate violation. Click here to read the entire public notice:Read More
City Income Tax Filing Deadline Extended to July 31st
Governor Whitmer has signed executive order 2020-26 (see below) which extends the filing deadlines for State of Michigan and city income taxes. This impacts the City of Pontiac by moving our filing deadline from April 30 to July 31.
Construction Notice: Featherstone Road Construction
FEATHERSTONE ROAD CONCRETE REPAIRS FROM DR. MLK, JR BLVD TO OPDYKE ROAD
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSED WORK PLAN AND SCHEDULE
Week of April 24, 2020 –Miscellaneous preparations, MISSDIG marking utilities
Week of May 4, 2020 – Lane closures, Marking areas for replacement and removing and replacing poor concrete areas, this work is anticipated to take 25 work days
JUNE 1, traffic will be placed on eastbound lanes, while the above tasks are performed on the Westbound lanes.
It is anticipated that all pavement repairs on Featherstone will be completed by June 30, 2020
There may be some minor delays as some intersections on the North side of the street may be closed for a short time.
Inclement weather may affect our progress and hence the schedule may be altered.
City Announces Accelerated Timeline for Medical Marihuana Certifications
City Hall Is Re-Opening Our Doors to the Public
Pontiac City Hall is re-opening its doors to the public Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In accordance with CDC rules, facemasks must be worn at all times. Six-foot Social distancing rules are required.
Access to departments is restricted in order to maintain the social distancing rules.
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.
Precautionary Boil Water Notice:
A precautionary boil water notice will be in effect August 4, 2020 for 66-138 Lakeside in Pontiac. This notice is due to scheduled water system repair and will affect approximately 11 residential connections. Please click here for the official notice.
The precautionary boil water notice effective July 29, 2020 for 203-323 S Anderson in Pontiac was terminated July 31, 2020.
The precautionary boil water notice effective July 28, 2020 for 40 and 41 Miller in Pontiac was terminated July 30, 2020.Read More