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    City to Flush Hydrants September 26

    DPW crews will be flushing City hydrants Friday, September 26, 2014. To avoid staining laundry, please allow water in the tap to run until it is clear before washing white or lightly colored clothing. Please call DPW Director Tom Stressman at 616.696.1330 X 108 if you have any questions or … [Read More...]

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    Fall Leaf Pickup Begins Oct. 1

     Fall leaves will soon be falling!  And  Department of Public Works employees will be picking them up.  Beginning October 1 and running through November 21, or the first major snowfall, City workers will be out vacuuming leaves from City streets. Residents are asked to rake leaves to the edge of … [Read More...]

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    2014 Water Quality Report

    The 2014 Annual Water Quality Report  is now available in PDF format.  To view, please click  Water Quality Report.  Should you have any questions, please contact the DPW Department at 696-1330 x 108. … [Read More...]

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    Eat More Fruits and Vegetables!

    Eat fruits and vegetables when they are in sesaon and available at local farmer's markets.  They often cost less and have more flavor. Double Up Food Bucks, a state-side program in Michigan,  helps stretch your food dollars at participating farmer's markets.  Information on how the program … [Read More...]

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    Warm Weather Reminders

    With warm weather finally making itself known, we would like to remind residents of two warm weather regulations that the City's Code Enforcement Officer will be keeping an eye on this summer  - maintenance of grass cutting and  swimming pool regulations. The ordinances call for the property … [Read More...]

Apr
18

Kent County Housing Rehabilitation Program

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The Kent County Department of Community Development,  in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, is offering a program to provide financial assistance for needed home repairs for low and moderate income … [Read more...]

Dec
19

ACH Payments

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On March 1, 2013, City residents will have the ability to have their water and sewer bills automatically deducted from their bank account at no extra  charge.    Customers signing up will continue to receive a bill indicating the amount due, but the … [Read more...]

Jul
20

City’s 1929 Fire Truck to Get a Face Lift!

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A piece of Cedar Springs history is being given new life!  The City's pride and joy, the old 1929 Model A Fire Engine is going to be brought back to its original glory through the efforts of Carl and Rich Straub, owners of Pro Autoworks, in Cedar … [Read more...]

Apr
25

Report Street Light Outages

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Do you have a street light that flickers or doesn't work?  Please let Consumers Energy know when those lights need repair.  Street lights are not metered, so we (taxpayers) pay for the electricity based on a formula of daylight hours and wattage.  … [Read more...]

Sep
27

Financial Summary and Performance Dashboard

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As part of Governor Snyder's plan to encourage transparency within local government, the City has completed it's requirements for the financial summary and performance dashboard.  Click HERE for a link to the information. … [Read more...]