Posted on: September 23, 2016

Lane Closures

This Saturday, September 24, 2016, there will be lane closures within the City. The closures will be on Huron River Drive. It will last from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM and will due to asphalt paving. Please plan your commute accordingly. Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Press Release: City of Ypsilanti Recruiting Poll Workers

Ypsilanti is now recruiting registered voters and youth age 16 to 18 to serve their community as Election Inspectors during the November 8th General Election. Election Inspectors are vital to the voting process and ensure the right to vote: they make voti...Read on...

Recruting Poll Workers for Election
Posted on: September 20, 2016

Street Closure Tuesday September 20

Today on Tuesday September 20, 2016 there is a street closure on Hamilton between Forest Ave. and W. Cross Street. The Closure is starting a 9:00 AM and will end approximately at 3:00 PM. Vehicles should use College Place or Ballard Street to Washtenaw Av...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Historic District Commission Meeting Location Change

The September 27, 2016 Historic District Commission meeting has been relocated to the Ypsilanti Historical Society Archives at 220 N Huron, Ypsilanti, MI 48197. The archives is in the basement of 220 N Huron, please use the door to the left to reach the a...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Ward 3 Town Hall Meeting

Please join the Ward 3 Council Members for a Town Hall meeting on September 21st at the Freighthouse in Depot Town from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm to discuss local issues including truck routes and budget cuts. All are welcome!

If you have any questions pleas...Read on...

Ward 3 Town Hall Meeting
Posted on: September 19, 2016

City Manager Executive Search Forum

The City of Ypsilanti is having a Forum on September 27th from 6:00PM to 8:00 PM hosted by the Michigan Municipal League (MML). The Forum is taking place so that Citizens can express their opinions for the City's search for a new City Manager. We are aski...Read on...

City Manager Executive Search Forum
Posted on: September 13, 2016

Historic District Commission Meeting Location Change

The October 11, 2016 Historic District Commission meeting has been relocated to the Ypsilanti Historical Society Archives at 220 N Huron, Ypsilanti, MI 48197. The archives is in the basement of 220 N Huron, please use the door to the left to reach the arc...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: Friends of Penn Park Meeting

Friends of Penn Park will be meeting Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 6:30 pm at EMU Student Center Building for 1 hour. Contact Anne Brown 734-218-4257

Posted on: September 6, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: City Council Meeting Location Change

PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY COUNCIL MEETING

The Ypsilanti City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November 15th at 7:00 p.m. will be located at the Ypsilanti International Elementary School (formerly Adams Elementary), 503 Oak St., Ypsilanti, MI ...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

HAWK Traffic Signal

The High-Intensity Activated crosswalk (HAWK) signal provides a protected pedestrian crossing as a way to increase safety.

It is only for pedestrian crossing and does not control traffic on side streets. The HAWK signal is activated through pushing ...Read on...

A Guide to using the HAWK System
Posted on: September 2, 2016

PRESS REALEASE

There will be no curbside services on Monday, September 5, 2016. All trash, recycling and yard services will be delayed by one day the entire week, due to Labor Day. The Ypsilanti Recycling Center will be closed on Saturday, September 3 for the Labor D...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2016

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: New polling locations for Precincts 2-4 and 3-1

If you are in Precinct 2-4, please keep in mind that the polling location has been permanently changed from Estabrook Elementary, located at 1555 W. Cross, to the EMU Honors College, located at 511 W. Forest.

If you are in Precinct 3-1, please keep in ...Read on...

Click here for voting information.
Posted on: August 19, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: October 4, 2016 Regular Council Meeting Location Change

The regular scheduled October 4, 2016 City Council meeting will be held at McKenny Ballroom on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. More information will become available as the date approaches.

Posted on: August 11, 2016

SEMCOG and MAC "Pulse of the Region" Survey

SEMCOG and MAC "Pulse of the Region" survey asks for citizen perspectives on water resources in Southeast Michigan

SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, and its partner organization, the Metropolitan Affairs Coalition (MAC), ...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: August 9, 2016

Ozone Action Day – August 10th

It is important that local governments, businesses, and the general public take action to voluntarily lower pollutant emissions on Ozone Action days when high levels of ozone are expected since breathing high concentrations of ozone can lead to a variety ...Read on...

Click here for more info on Ozone Action days.
Posted on: July 21, 2016

Ypsilanti Major Accomplishments

The City has looked at the last four years (August 2012 to August 2016) and compiled a list of major accomplishments within each department. These accomplishments are important as they show that the City has made great strides to improve the quality of li...Read on...

Ypsilanti City Accomplishments
Posted on: July 14, 2016

Street Closures at Rail Stops.

On Monday, July 18, 2016 Grove Street and Park Street will be closed permanently at the intersection of where the rail road tracks crosses each street, north of Michigan Avenue.

This closing is part of the requirements to bring MDOT passenger service t...Read on...

Street Closures
Posted on: July 12, 2016

Special Thanks: Police-Community Relations/Black Lives Matter Task Force Meeting

A huge thank you to everyone who came to the Police-Community Relations/BLM task force meeting last night at Ypsilanti High School. Special thanks to those who took the time to share their thoughts, concerns and hopes for the Ypsilanti community.

Posted on: July 11, 2016

UPDATED LOCATION: Tonight's Police-Community Relations/Black Lives Matter Task Force

Tonight's Police-Community Relations/Black Lives Matter Task Force meeting has been relocated to Ypsilanti High School, located on 2095 Packard Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, at 7:00 p.m.

The Task Force will offer chance for audience participation and commen...Read on...

Click here to learn more about the task force
Posted on: July 9, 2016

Statement from Chief of Police Regarding Dallas Shootings

Below is a statement from Chief of Police, Tony DeGiusti, regarding the recent shootings in Dallas, Texas. This message was addressed to staff of the Ypsilanti Police Department.

All,

As I write this, I am saddened and shocked by the cowardly attac...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Water Street Millage Forum

On Tuesday, August 2nd, City of Ypsilanti voters will weigh in on the Water Street Debt Millage Proposal. This proposal asks for a 2.3 mills to repay debt related to Water Street Redevelopment Project. Passage or failure of this millage will have major ou...Read on...

Register For Forum
Posted on: June 10, 2016

Inside Ypsi Summer 2016 Newsletter

The City of Ypsilanti is pleased to announce the release of a Summer 2016 newsletter.

The newsletter can be viewed by clicking the link below. Additionally, there are a select number of copies available at City Hall and Ypsilanti businesses.Read on...

Inside Ypsi 2016 Summer Edition
Posted on: June 22, 2016

Ypsilanti Unveils Mural by Jermaine Dickerson at City Hall

The City of Ypsilanti unveiled the City Hall Mural by local artist and Eastern Michigan University Alumni, Jermaine Dickerson, on June 22, 2016. The mural can be found on the back of Ypsilanti’s City Hall on 1 South Huron Street in Downtown Ypsilanti.

Click here to read about the mural and the artist.
Posted on: June 21, 2016

New businesses inject fresh life into Ypsilanti

Exciting things are happening in Ypsi!
The MLive Media Group recently published an article about how new businesses are adding fresh life to the City.

Click here to view the article by MLive.
Posted on: June 24, 2016

Evening of Jazz

The John E. Lawrence Trio will be performing at the Ypsilanti Senior Center July 10, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Come enjoy an Evening of Jazz. Click the flyer link for more details.

Evening of Jazz
Posted on: June 2, 2016

It's time for The Color Run!

The Color Run will be in Ypsilanti this Saturday, June 25th.
There will be NO PARKING on the run route beginning at 6 a.m. There will be eight STREET CLOSURES from 7 a.m. until noon.
Click the link below for the race route and list of street closures...Read on...

Click here for the run route and street closures
Posted on: June 23, 2016

Ward 1 Town Hall Meeting

Please join the Ward 1 Council Members for a Town Hall meeting tonight at Perry Child Development Center to discuss the Water Street Debt Millage and other important City updates. 6:30 p.m. All are welcome!

If you have any questions please contact L...Read on...

Ward 1 Town Hall Flyer
Posted on: June 21, 2016

Ypsilanti Community Schools Offer Summer Meals Program

Ypsilanti Community Schools is offering a summer meals program for 18-year-olds and younger, as well as for individuals who are over 18 years old and are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled that is recognized by a St...Read on...

Click here to view participating sites and times.
Posted on: June 21, 2016

Water Main Break

Starting tomorrow morning, Wednesday, June 22, 2016 a contractor for YCUA will shut down Harriet Street between Hawkins and Burton. The roads will be shut down until Friday June 24, 2016. Please see attached press release for full story.Read on...

Water Main Break
Posted on: May 27, 2016

City Updates (Week Ending May 28th)

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CITY UPDATES (Week ending May 28, 2016)

CITY HALL CLOSED/CURBSIDE SERVICES DELAYED

In observance of Memorial Day, curbside services will be delayed by one day during the week of May 30th.
• All City Administrative offices will be closed on Monday,...Read on...

Water Street Debt FAQs and Survey
Posted on: May 24, 2016

June is Ypsilanti Free Admission Month at Yankee Air Museum

The Yankee Air Museum has announced Ypsilanti residents will receive free admission to the museum from June 1-30.

Please note proof of residence by showing either a valid driver license or State of Michigan identification is required in order to gain ...Read on...

Click here to view the flyer.
Posted on: May 23, 2016

Now Accepting Online Payments for Parking Tickets!

Beginning May 23, 2016, there are new options available to pay your parking tickets. Options include the City's web page as well as www.parkingticketpayment.com/ypsilanti. For additional information please click the link for the press release.Read on...

Additional Parking Ticket Payment Options
Posted on: May 19, 2016

Forest Avenue Closure Planned to Allow for Rail Maintenance

The City of Ypsilanti would like to inform those living and working in the Ypsilanti area that there will be a three day closure of Forest Avenue, beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 23rd and ending at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25th.

Please click here to view the press release.
Posted on: May 13, 2016

Ward 3 Town Hall Meeting

Please join the Ward 3 Council Members for a Town Hall meeting on May 18th at the Freighthouse in Depot Town from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm to discuss local issues. All are welcome!

If you have any questions please contact Pete Murdock (pmurdock@cityofypsilan...Read on...

Ward 3 Town Hall Meeting
Posted on: May 13, 2016

Wolverine Rail Service in Ypsilanti.

Ypsilanti is taking steps to secure Wolverine Rail Service. The necessary steps that are being taken to ensure this are outlined in the attached document. Please click the link to learn more about this exciting new development for the City. Read on...

Necessary Steps to Secure Wolverine Rail Service
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Water Street Debt Millage: DID YOU KNOW?

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The City is proposing a millage on the August 2, 2016 ballot to fund Water Street debt payments.

BACKGROUND: To learn more about the Water Street Development Area and how the City has managed the debt, please click below to review the Water Street Fa...Read on...

Water Street Fact Sheet, FAQs and Online Survey
Posted on: May 10, 2016

Community News DTE Riverside Construction

DTE is replacing overhead lines with underground lines between Emmanuel Lutheran Church located at 201 N. River Street and the DTE Substation on North Huron. The construction is taking place at these two locations and in Riverside park. Please click the l...Read on...

DTE Riverside Construction
Posted on: May 6, 2016

2016 Tree Removal Schedule

The Department of Public Services is responsible for removing and maintaining trees in public right of ways.

The City's tree removal season is April through October. The City has posted a list of trees that are slated for removal this season. Additi...Read on...

2016 Tree Removal Schedule
Posted on: April 28, 2016

Arbor Day

The City of Ypsilanti is celebrating its 12th year of participating in the Tree City USA program and will be hosting activities for Arbor Day. On April 29, 2016 at 1pm, come to Perry School (Parkridge) by the pavilion to join the celebration.Read on...

Arbor Day/Tree City USA
Posted on: May 11, 2016

REMINDER TONIGHT! Ward 2 Town Hall

Please join the Ward 2 Council Members for a Town Hall meeting on May 11th at the Senior Center (1015 N. Congress) from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Topics will include Water Street, Depot Town rail stop, proposed City millage, and others.

If you have any que...Read on...

Ward 2 Town Hall Flyer
Posted on: April 27, 2016

Seasonal Workers Wanted

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Effective immediately, the City of Ypsilanti will have seasonal positions available for Seasonal Maintenance Workers in the Department of Public Services. Employment Dates will be May 1, 2016 through August 31, 2016.

This position is primarily respon...Read on...

DPS Seasonal Employment Job Description
Posted on: April 27, 2016

Police Officers Wanted

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The Ypsilanti Police Department is looking to fill openings for certified, full-time police officers. For more information on qualifications and how to apply, please click the link below. For more information, contact Human Resources at (734) 483-1242.Read on...

Police Officer Job Posting
Posted on: April 22, 2016

Michigan’s Hardest Hit Fund Program

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STEP FORWARD MICHIGAN
Michigan’s Hardest Hit Fund ProgramRe-Opening MAY 1, 2016

The State of Michigan has received additional funding from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to reopen it’s Hardest Hit Fund Program.

Michigan residents who are ...Read on...

Click here to visit the Step Forward Michigan site
Posted on: April 20, 2016

Community News Release - Water Street Lawsuit

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In response to an article published today in the Ann Arbor News, “Ypsilanti sues ‘Water Street Commons’ organizer over sculpture park,” the City would like to clarify issues regarding occupancy of Water Street with questions and answers.

Click here to read the complete news release
Posted on: April 19, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: Border to Border Trail Closed on Water Street

The Ypsilanti City Manager Ralph Lange has executed an order closing the Water Street Redevelopment site to any and all unauthorized persons.

The purpose of this order is to prevent interference with this work, as well as to protect persons from any d...Read on...

Please click here for for more information.
Posted on: April 19, 2016

Harriet Street Road Closure Update

Please be advised that Harriet St. between Hawkins and Burton Court is now reopened after being closed down this morning while YCUA services worked on the street.

For more information, contact YCUA at (734) 484-4600.

Posted on: April 15, 2016

Attention Spring Cleaners!

Spring Cleaning

As many of you look forward to sprucing up your lawns, homes and gardens this season, be sure to take advantage of Ypsilanti’s services. Whether spring cleaning by necessity, or by tradition, hopefully you are covered!

Spring Cleaning in Ypsi
Posted on: April 8, 2016

Border to Border Trail Closed on Water Street Redevelopment Project

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Ypsilanti, MI, April 8, 2016: The Border to Border Trail located on the Water Street Redevelopment Project is temporarily closed, effective immediately.

The City is taking precautionary measures because of preliminary environmental ...Read on...

Click here to learn more about PCBs
Posted on: April 8, 2016

2016 Major/Local Streets Sweeping Schedule

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The 2016 sweeping schedule for major and local streets is now available. Please review the schedule and remember to clear the street of vehicles and clutter when work crews are in your area.

For more information, please call the Department of Public S...Read on...

Click here for the 2016 street sweeping schedule.
Posted on: April 8, 2016

Parkridge Community Center and City of Ypsilanti Invite You to Play Chess with the Chief

Join the Parkridge Community Center and City of Ypsilanti on Wednesday, April 20 at 5 p.m. at the Parkridge Community Center to play chess with Ypsilanti Police Chief Tony DeGiusti!

At this event, each attendee will have the opportunity to play a timed...Read on...

Please click here to view the flier.
Posted on: March 24, 2016

Washtenaw County Road Commission's work schedule may lead to traffic delays

Traffic delays may occur between March 28 and April 3 near McGregor Road in Dexter Township, as well as near Tyler Road and Wiard Road in Ypsilanti Township, due to the Washtenaw County Road Commission's work schedule.

Read on...

Click here to view the work schedule.
Posted on: March 24, 2016

Join us for a Rail Crossing Closure public meeting

The City of Ypsilanti will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at 7 p.m. at Maiz, located at 36 E Cross in Ypsilanti, to discuss the potential closing of North Grove and North Park to all traffic at the railroad tracks.

These street cl...Read on...

Posted on: March 22, 2016

Get Updated on Rapid Transit!

Stop by the Regional Transit Authority's public open house meeting to learn about the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) along Woodward, Gratiot and Michigan Avenues and the commuter rail from Detroit to Ann Arbor.

At the meeting, there will also be valuable inf...Read on...

Please click here to view the flier.
Posted on: March 16, 2016

Water Street Debt Status Update Presentation

Click the link below to see the presentation from the 3/15/2016 City Council meeting which gives an update on the debt of Water Street. This presentation has information including charts showing the debt and what the refinancing would mean for the City.

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 15, 2016

All Aboard!

City of Ypsilanti

City officials held a public discussion at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2016 at Frenchies in Ypsilanti, Michigan's Depot Town regarding a proposed passenger rail station. Officials discussed the necessary steps to secure a Ypsilanti stop along the Amtrak W...Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2016

Ypsilanti Successfully Refinances Water Street Debt

Ypsilanti, MI, March 4, 2016: The City of Ypsilanti has successfully reduced 30% of its Water Street debt through bond refinancing. The City owed $20,648,975 in principal and interest that has loomed over the City for the past 10 years. Annual payments ...Read on...

Click here to read the full press release...
Posted on: February 23, 2016

City of Ypsilanti Releases Winter 2016 Newsletter

The City of Ypsilanti is pleased to announce the release of a Winter 2016 newsletter.

The newsletter can be viewed by clicking the link below. Additionally, there are a select number of copies available at City Hall and Ypsilanti businesses.

Winter 2016 Newsletter - City of Ypsilanti
Posted on: February 9, 2016

DTE Trim Tree Program

DTE Energy is committed to the highest standards of service while providing safe and reliable electricity. DTE Energy work crews will soon be visiting your area to trim and, if necessary, remove trees growing too close to power lines.

Map of community and Tree maintenance area
Posted on: February 4, 2016

Friends of Penisular Park to Reconvene

The Friends of Peninsular Park group is under reorganization and still in need of people willing to become actively involved (such as the Friends group Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary). If interested in becoming involved, please attend the next City of Ypsil...Read on...

Visit the Friends of Penisular Park Facebook Page
Posted on: February 2, 2016

Community News Release- YCUA Water Services

YCUA provides updates on the City's water services.

Community News Release-YCUA Water Services
Posted on: January 28, 2016

Ypsilanti Launches New Website and Ypsi Connect

Welcome to the City of Ypsilanti's new website with improved features and easier navigation!

Press Release
Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...Read on...


Posted on: September 20, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: City Council Special Meeting will be held October 11, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Ypsilanti City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 beginning at 7:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers located at 1 S. Huron Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 for the purpose of:

Road maintenance and other tr...Read on...

Posted on: September 7, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: Community Police/ Black Lives Matter Task Force

CITY OF YPSILANTIPUBLIC NOTICE

The Ypsilanti Police-Community Relations/ Black Lives Matter Joint Task Force will meet on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be located in Council Chambers at 1 S. Huron, Ypsilanti, MI 48197. ...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: City Hall Closed September 5, 2016

City of Ypsilanti Administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

All offices will reopen on
Tuesday, September 6 , 2016 at 8:00 a.m.

Andrew Hellenga, interim City ClerkPosted: 9/2/201...Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

PUBLIC HEARING: Liquor License Transfer from Tavern to Class C

Public Hearing Notice
City of Ypsilanti Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The Ypsilanti City Council will hold a public hearing at its September 6, 2016 meeting in the Council Chambers of the City Hall, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197, at...Read on...

Posted on: August 10, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: Ypsilanti City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, August 16, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Ypsilanti City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 7:00 am in City Council Chambers located at 1 S. Huron Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 for the purpose of:

Discussion regarding a Water Street millag...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: Community Policing / Black Lives Matter Task Force

During the August 8th meeting the Task Force approved amendments to Police Policy 16 and the Police Complaint form. The form and policy will now be sent to City Council for final approval during its next meeting.

Council will meet Tuesday, August 16th...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: Community Policing/Black Lives Matter Task Force

During the September 12th Meeting the Task Force will address the public comments made at the July 11, 2016 meeting held at Ypsilanti High School.

The September 12th meeting will be held at One South Huron, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 and will begin at 7:00 p....Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: The Ypsilanti Police-Community Relations/ Black Lives Matter Joint Task Meeting

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PUBLIC NOTICE

The Ypsilanti Police-Community Relations/ Black Lives Matter Joint Task Force will meet on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be located in Council Chambers at 1 S. Huron, Ypsilanti, MI 48197.

All...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: Non-Motorized Committee Meeting August 4, 2016

Notice of Public Meeting
City of Ypsilanti Planning CommissionNon-Motorized Advisory Committee

The City of Ypsilanti Non-Motorized Advisory Committee will meet to discuss implementation of action items in the Non-Motorized Transportation Plan and 20...Read on...


Posted on: April 28, 2016

Ward 2 Town Hall

Please join the Ward 2 Council Members for a Town Hall meeting on May 11th at the Senior Center (1015 N. Congress) from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. If you have any questions, please contact Anne Brown (abrown@cityofypsilanti.com) or Dan Vogt (DVogt@cityofypsilan...Read on...

Ward 2 Town Hall Flyer

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Ward 3 Town Hall Meeting

Please join the Ward 3 Council Members for a Town Hall meeting on September 21 at the Freighthouse in Depot Town from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm to discuss local issues including truck routes and budget cuts. All are welcome!

If you have any questions please ...Read on...

Ward 3 Town Hall Meeting
Posted on: May 13, 2016

REMINDER TONIGHT! Ward 3 Town Hall

Please join the Ward 3 Council Members for a Town Hall meeting on May 18th at the Freighthouse in Depot Town from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm to discuss local issues. All are welcome!

If you have any questions please contact Pete Murdock (pmurdock@cityofypsila...Read on...

Ward 3 Town Hall Flyer