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Precautionary Boil Water Notice: Giddings, Avon, Berwick, Roland, Barren Oaks, Canterbury

A precautionary boil water notice is in effect August 15, 2017 for 512-521 Avon, 956 Berwick, 436-533 Roland, all of Barren Oaks Ct, 962-917 Canterbury in Pontiac. This notice is due to scheduled watermain repair and affects approximately 66 residential connections. Click here for the official notice.

A precautionary boil water notice will be in effect August 17, 2017 for 1280, 1295, 1300 and 1305 Giddings in Pontiac. This notice is due to scheduled water system maintenance and affects approximately 4 residential connections. Click here for the official notice.


Pontiac Power Week - Aug. 12-19

Pontiac Power Week is a weeklong celebration of cars and music. Music and carshows are featured downtown. Roadkill Nights' drag racing is featured on Woodward Avenue near the M1 Concourse. Click here to go to the Pontiac Power Week webpage with event, parking and road restriction information. Read more...

Dream Cruise Traffic Load Restrictions

Load restrictions will be in place on Saturday, August 19th during the Woodward Dream Cruise. Any vehicle over 10,000 lbs is prohibited from drive on Woodward Avenue from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Click here to read the full press release.

West Manor Apartment Assistance

Assistance for Residents of West Manor Apartments

Food and housing assistance is available for victims of the West Manor Apartment fire. Click here for detailed information on how to get help and how to donate to help those in need:


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.

Youth Recreation Implementation Plan

The City has created a "Youth Center and Programming, Operational Implementation and Design Guideline" to provide youth recreation activities from funds generated from the Youth Millage approved by voters last year. Click here to read the full plan.

Council Adopted 2018-2020 Budget

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

Pothole and Streetsweeping 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 to read the current list of streets and potholes taken care of. Remember, if you see a pothole, report it on our "Citizen Request for Action" website by clicking here.

Curbside Yard Waste Collection Begins April 3rd

Curbside yard waste collection begins April 3rd and continues through November 24th. Yard waste is collected on the same day as your curbside trash collection. Leaves and grass must be in 30 gallon paper bags or 10-35 gallon trash cans with a yard waste sticker clearly visible. Twigs must be tied with rope or twine and be no more than 2 inches in diameter and 4 feet in length. 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"

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.