Posted on: May 26, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: City Administrative Office Closed for Memorial Day

             PUBLIC NOTICE

              CITY OF YPSILANTI

              HOLIDAY CLOSURE

 

City of Ypsilanti Administrative offices will be closed on...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Memorial Day Procession

The Memorial Day Procession will be held on Monday, May 29, 2017 at 9:00 AM. The procession will begin on Huron Street just south of Michigan Avenue and proceed north to Cross Street. Procession will head east on Cross Street to N. River Street. Processio...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Memorial Day Delay & Closures

Curbside Services for the City of Ypsilanti will be delayed by one day the week of May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day. The City of Ypsilanti Recycling Center located at 651 Rice Street will be closed on Saturday, May 27th.

Posted on: May 24, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Water Street Development Update

A Letter of Intent (LOI) has been received by staff from International Village, LLC, and Global Capital, LLC  for the development of the entire 36 acre parcel of Water Street with an international village.  

The proposed design is a high-quality,...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: The City of Ypsilanti and the Friends of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse win MHPN Award

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Ypsilanti, MI, May 22, 2017: The City of Ypsilanti and the Friends of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse were awarded a joint Michigan Historic Preservation Network (MHPN) Government/Institution Award for the Restoration of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse at the ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Ypsilanti Fire Department Receives Regional FEMA Equipment Grant

Press Release

Ypsilanti Fire Department Receives Regional FEMA Equipment Grant

Ypsilanti, MI, May 18, 2017: The Washtenaw Mutual Aid Fire Departments Association received a regional grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This $49...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Project Mow to begin May 23rd at Riverside Park

The City is working with Project Mow to have sheep "mow" some of our more challenging areas, such as the steep hills in Riverside. Please keep in mind that these are working animals! The sheep will be working within two temporary fences, one wit...Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Canceled

PUBLIC NOTICE

City of Ypsilanti

Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Canceled 

The Ypsilanti Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. has been canceled.

Frances McMullan

City Clerk

Posted: 5/17/2017

on City website

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Historic District Commission Meeting Location Change

PUBLIC NOTICE

City of Ypsilanti

Historic District Commission Meeting Location Change

The Ypsilanti Historic District Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. has been RELOCATED to the Ypsilanti Historical Society Archives, 220 N. H...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: The Non-Motorized Advisory Committee will sponsor of a "Ghost Bikes"display

Just an alert that as in past years, the City of Ypsilanti Non-Motorized Advisory Committee will sponsor of a "Ghost Bikes" display in Ypsilanti during Bike-Bus-Walk Week (www.bbwypsi.org) in our City from May 14th through the 21st to encourage safe bicyc...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: YCUA Conducting Valve Turning Exercise Program

YCUA Conducting Valve Turning Exercise Program

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Last Updated: 12 May 2017

YCUA will be conducting a conventional valve turning exercise program to maintain the quality and longevity of all water system valves. Being able to operate these valves at a m...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: DTE Gas Meter Safety Checks

DTE Energy will be performing routine safety checks at all residential gas meters over the coming weeks. You may get a letter, phone call, door hanger, or visit from DTE employees or contractors regarding these inspections. Remember: all DTE Energy employ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Eastbound Michigan Ave Closed between Huron St. and River St.

May 10, 2017: Eastbound Michigan Ave. is closed between Huron St. and River St. due to emergency road work. Westbound Michigan Ave. is open. Currently the closure is expected to last through Monday, May 15th. Please adjust your commute schedule accordingl...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: City Council 2017 Budget Sessions

CITY OF YPSILANTI

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Ypsilanti City Council will hold BUDGET SESSIONS in the City Council Chambers, located at 1 S. Huron, Ypsilanti, MI  48197 at 6:00 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, May 9, 2017
  • Thursday, May 11, 2017&...
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Posted on: May 2, 2017

City of Ypsilanti receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

(YPSILANTI, MI) May 02, 2017: The City of Ypsilanti is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA)....

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

PUBLIC HEARING: Request for an SDM Liquor License for 207 W. Michigan Ave

Public Hearing Notice

City of Ypsilanti

Thursday, May 16, 2017

The Ypsilanti City Council will hold a public hearing at its May 16, 2017 meeting in the Council Chambers of the City Hall, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197, at 7:00 p.m. to cons...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Sustainability Commission Meeting Location Change

CITY OF YPSILANTI

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Ypsilanti Suitability Commission location for the May 1, 2017, 7:00 p.m. meeting has changed from City Council Chambers, 1 South Huron, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 to Ypsilanti Fire Station 525 W. Michigan Ave, Ypsilan...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Historic District Commission Meeting Location Change

PUBLIC NOTICE

City of Ypsilanti

Historic District Commission Meeting Location Change

The Ypsilanti Historic District Commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. has been RELOCATED to the Ypsilanti Historical Society Archives, 220 N. Hu...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: City Council Special Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

City of Ypsilanti

The Ypsilanti City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, April 27th at 7:30 a.m. in the City Council Chambers, 1 S. Huron St., Ypsilanti, Michigan. 

  • The purpose of the meeting is to discuss approval of a M...
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Posted on: April 20, 2017

PUBLIC HEARING: Request for New Redevelopment Liquor License for 206 W. Michigan (Ziggys)

Public Hearing Notice

City of Ypsilanti

Thursday, May 4, 2016

The Ypsilanti City Council will hold a public hearing at its May 4, 2017 meeting in the Council Chambers of the City Hall, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197, at 7:00 p.m. to consid...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: City Council Special Meeting - May 23, 2017 6:00 p.m.

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Ypsilanti City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers located at 1 S. Huron Street, Ypsilanti, MI  48197 for the purpose of:

  • Public Hearing regarding the extension of the S...
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Posted on: April 11, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Planning Commission April Hearing

Public Hearing Notice

City of Ypsilanti Planning Commission

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 

The City of Ypsilanti Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the City Hall, One South Hu...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE: Tap Room Liquor License

For publication Thursday, April 13, 2017

Public Hearing Notice

City of Ypsilanti

Thursday, May 4, 2016

The Ypsilanti City Council will hold a public hearing at its May 4, 2017 meeting in the Council Chambers of the City Hall, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Community-Policing and BLM Task Force Meeting has been canceled.

CITY OF YPSILANTI

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Ypsilanti Police-Community Relations/ Black Lives Matter Joint Task Force meeting on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. has been canceled.

 

Frances McMullan

City Clerk

Posted: April 5, 2017 

on City&r...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Police/Fire Retirement Board Meeting time Change

CITY OF YPSILANTI

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Ypsilanti Police and Fire Retirement Board meeting time for April 17, 2017 has changed from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.   The meeting is located in City Council Chambers, 1 South Huron, Ypsilanti, MI 48197.

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Posted on: April 1, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Zoning Board of Appeals meeting canceled

PUBLIC NOTICE

City of Ypsilanti

Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Canceled 

The Ypsilanti Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. has been canceled.

Frances McMullan

City Clerk

Posted: 3/23/2017

on City website

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: The City’s annual weed maintenance program will begin April 3, 2017

ATTENTION

TO ALL CITY OF YPSILANTI PROPERTY OWNERS

 

The City’s annual weed maintenance program will begin April 3, 2017.  Please be advised of the following vegetation requirements to remain in compliance with the Ypsilanti Code of O...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

The City of Ypsilanti and the Friends of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse selected for a MHPN award

The City of Ypsilanti and the Friends of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse have been selected to receive a joint Michigan Historic Preservation Network 2017 Government/Institution Award for the Restoration of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse. The award is presented to...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Meeting Date Change

  PUBLIC NOTICE

CITY COUNCIL MEETING DATE CHANGED

The Ypsilanti City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 2nd has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers located at 1 S. Huron S...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

SEMCOG-MAC Survey on Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

Take this survey on bicycle and pedestrian safety! Responses to this brief survey will help guide traffic safety education strategy in Southeast Michigan. We appreciate your input!

https://www.snapsurveys.com/wh/s.asp?k=148787762896

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Board of Review

     CITY OF YPSILANTI

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

BOARD OF REVIEW APPOINTMENTS

Notice is hereby given by the undersigned, Andrew Hellenga, Clerk of the City of Ypsilanti, County of Washtenaw, State of Michigan to all residents of the City of Ypsilanti: ...

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Posted on: October 17, 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: September 27, 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 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 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: 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 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 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 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 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: 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 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 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: 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 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 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 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: 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...

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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