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by Missy Luick
Thursday, July 28, 2016

July 28, 2016

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:           Alexander R. Yockey P.E., Civil Engineer II, (231) 922-4468

Street Resurfacing

Coventry Trail               8/1 – 8/12/2016

Leeward Ct.                   8/3 – 8/12/2016

Birchwood Ave.           8/8 – 8/12/2016

TRAVERSE CITY- The City of Traverse City and Elmer’s Crane and Dozer Inc. will be pulverizing and resurfacing Coventry Trail, Leeward Ct. and Birchwood Ave. (between Eastern Ave. and Kewaunee Dr.) beginning Monday, August 1st. The work is expected to substantially complete by August 12, 2016.

The above dates are subject to weather and may change. Proper barricades and signage will be in place. Streets will be reduced to one lane where workers are present. Traffic regulators will be used where needed. Delays can be expected.               

Please use alternate routes avoiding these areas to reduce congestion, delay and inconvenience for your travels. Appropriate signage and barricades will be in place in and around the work areas.

This construction will generate dust, noise and cause inconvenience. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation. Please feel free to call Alexander Yockey at 922-4468 if you have any questions, comments or concerns about the work or the schedule.

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The City of Traverse City is located in Grand Traverse County, Michigan. Traverse City was incorporated in 1891 as a Village and in 1895 as a City. It encompasses 8.09 square miles and has a population of 14,674 (2010 Census).

by Missy Luick
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

July 27, 2016

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:           Alexander R. Yockey P.E., Civil Engineer II, (231) 922-4468   

W. NINTH ST. CLOSURE

8/1/2016 TO 9/9/2016

TRAVERSE CITY- The City of Traverse City and Elmer’s Crane and Dozer will be reconstructing W. Ninth St. between Pine St. and S. Union St. The project will start Monday, August 1, 2016 and is expected to be finished by September 9, 2016.

Work includes pavement removal, replacing 6” diameter watermain with 8”, replacing storm sewer catch basins and installing hot mix asphalt pavement and concrete curb. Concrete sidewalk will be replaced where needed. W. Ninth St. between Pine St. and S. Union St. will be closed to all traffic for the duration of the project. Detours will be provided utilizing Seventh St. and W. Tenth St. Alleys adjacent to the project area will remain open to local traffic only and this restriction will be enforced.

Please use alternate routes avoiding this area to reduce congestion, delay and promote worker safety. Appropriate signage and barricades will be in place in and around the work area.

This construction will generate dust, noise and cause inconvenience. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation. Please feel free to call Alexander Yockey at 922-4468 if you have any questions, comments or concerns about the work or the schedule.

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The City of Traverse City is located in Grand Traverse County, Michigan. Traverse City was incorporated in 1891 as a Village and in 1895 as a City. It encompasses 8.09 square miles and has a population of 14,674 (2010 Census).

by Katelyn Zeits
Monday, July 25, 2016

The Traverse City Treasurer reminds City property owners that the summer taxes are due Monday, August 1, 2016. 

Please note you are welcome to Pay Your Taxes Online (extra fees do apply), come into our office, drop a payment in the "Red Drop Box" or mail a check to the Treasurer's Office

Taxes not paid by August 1st will be charged at 2% penalty, plus 1/2 percent interest on August 2nd. An additional 1/2 percent interest will be added each month until taxes are paid. 

Also note, if you have recently purchased a home within Traverse City and have not received a tax bill, please call our office at (231) 922-4431 before August 1st for tax information. 

by Missy Luick
Monday, July 25, 2016

July 25, 2016

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:           Alexander R. Yockey P.E., Civil Engineer II, (231) 922-4468

US-31

(W. Grandview Parkway)

Lane Closure

7/27/2016

TRAVERSE CITY- The City of Traverse City and Elmer’s Crane and Dozer will be reconstructing curb and gutter and sidewalk on the south side of US-31 (W. Grandview Parkway) at the intersection with Garland St. This project will start Wednesday, July 27, 2016 and is expected to be finished by the end of the day.

On Wednesday, July 27th the southern eastbound lane of US-31 will be closed to traffic between Hall St. and N. Union St. and will re-open by the end of day Wednesday, June 27th.

Please use alternate routes avoiding this area to reduce congestion, delay and promote worker safety. Appropriate signage and barricades will be in place in and around the work area.

 

This construction will generate dust, noise and cause inconvenience. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation. Please feel free to call Alexander Yockey at 922-4468 if you have any questions, comments or concerns about the work or the schedule.

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The City of Traverse City is located in Grand Traverse County, Michigan. Traverse City was incorporated in 1891 as a Village and in 1895 as a City. It encompasses 8.09 square miles and has a population of 14,674 (2010 Census).

by Missy Luick
Thursday, July 14, 2016

July 14, 2016 

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:           Alexander R. Yockey P.E., Civil Engineer II, (231) 922-4468  

ALLEY CLOSURE

7/18/2016 TO 7/27/2016

TRAVERSE CITY- The City of Traverse City and ATP Precision Paving will be paving the alley north of W. Front St. and east of Monroe St. The project will start Monday, July 18, 2016 and is expected to be substantially completed by July 27, 2016. Work includes supplementing the existing gravel subgrade, grading and paving with hot mix asphalt. This alley will be closed to all through traffic for the duration of the project.

Please use alternate routes avoiding this area to reduce congestion, delay and promote worker safety. Appropriate signage and barricades will be in place in and around the work area.

This construction will generate dust, noise and cause inconvenience. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation. Please feel free to call Alexander Yockey at 922-4468 if you have any questions, comments or concerns about the work or the schedule.

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The City of Traverse City is located in Grand Traverse County, Michigan. Traverse City was incorporated in 1891 as a Village and in 1895 as a City. It encompasses 8.09 square miles and has a population of 14,674 (2010 Census).

by Missy Luick
Thursday, July 14, 2016

July 14, 2016

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:           Alexander R. Yockey P.E., Civil Engineer II, (231) 922-4468       

Lake Ave. Shoulder Closure

7/18/2016 – 7/29/2016

TRAVERSE CITY- The City of Traverse City and Hallmark Construction will be constructing sidewalk on the east side of Lake Ave. between 11th St. and 12th St. where none exist.

The project is scheduled to start Monday July 18, 2016 and be finished by July 29, 2016. Lake Ave. will remain open to two way traffic with shoulder closures at the work areas during the day Monday through Friday. Minor delays can be expected.

Please use alternate routes avoiding this area to reduce congestion, delay and promote worker safety. Appropriate signage and barricades will be in place in and around the work areas.

This construction will generate dust, noise and cause inconvenience. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation. Please feel free to call Alexander Yockey at 922-4468 if you have any questions, comments or concerns about the work or the schedule.

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The City of Traverse City is located in Grand Traverse County, Michigan. Traverse City was incorporated in 1891 as a Village and in 1895 as a City. It encompasses 8.09 square miles and has a population of 14,674 (2010 Census).

by Missy Luick
Wednesday, July 13, 2016

July 13, 2016

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:           Justin Roy, Water/Wastewater Maintenance Superintendent, (231) 922-4923 

Munson Avenue Lane Closure- July 14

Utility Work 

TRAVERSE CITY- The City of Traverse City Water and Wastewater Maintenance Department will be conducting water system repairs on Munson Avenue between Avenue B and Airport Access Road.  The northern westbound lane of Munson Avenue will be closed and a lane shift will be in place.  Please use alternate routes avoiding this area to reduce congestion, delay and promote worker safety. Appropriate signage and barricades will be in place in and around the work area.

This construction will generate dust, noise and cause inconvenience. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation. Please feel free to call Justin Roy, Water/Wastewater Maintenance Superintendent, at 922-4923 if you have any questions, comments or concerns about the work or the schedule.

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The City of Traverse City is located in Grand Traverse County, Michigan. Traverse City was incorporated in 1891 as a Village and in 1895 as a City. It encompasses 8.09 square miles and has a population of 14,674 (2010 Census).

by Katelyn Zeits
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Traverse City residents are invited to participate in the process of government by serving on one of the city's citizen boards and committees. Through this service, civic-minded citizens can become involved in their local government. The city, in turn, benefits from the knowledge, experience and expertise of our citizens. Vacancies are currently available on the following:

Parks and Recreation Commission

This committee serves in an advisory capacity to the City Commission to make recommendations on matters relating to operation, development, and planning of parks and recreation and cemetery services and activities. This committee meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm.

Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors

The purpose of this board is to increase property values in the business district of the City and promote economic growth. This board regularly meets the third Friday of each month at 8:00 am.

Brown Bridge Advisory Committee

To make recommendations to restore, preserve and protect the integrity of the Brown Bridge property under the direction of the City Manager. This committee meets only quarterly on the third Thursday.  

Local Officers Compensation Commission
This Commission determines the salaries of such local elected offices, which determination shall be the salaries of the legislative bodies.  This board is a low commitment, meeting only in odd years. 

If you are interested in serving, please contact the Katie Zeits in the City Clerk’s Office at 231-922-4480 by Friday, July 22, 2016 for an “Application to Become Involved” or visit our website: http://www.traversecitymi.gov/boards.asp

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for all boards and commissions and are kept on file for a period of one year; applicants must not be in default to the City.

by Missy Luick
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

July 12, 2016

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:           Alexander R. Yockey P.E., Civil Engineer II, (231) 922-4468   

14th St. Lane Closure

7/13/2016

TRAVERSE CITY- The City of Traverse City and Hallmark Construction is constructing sidewalk on the north side of 14th St. between S. Maple St. and S. Division St. (US 31).

14th St. will remain open to two way traffic however on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 the northern westbound lane of 14th St. between S. Maple St. and S. Division St. will be closed to traffic. Minor delays can be expected. Schedule subject to due to weather delays.

Please use alternate routes avoiding this area to reduce congestion, delay and promote worker safety. Appropriate signage and barricades will be in place in and around the work areas.

This construction will generate dust, noise and cause inconvenience. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation. Please feel free to call Alexander Yockey at 922-4468 if you have any questions, comments or concerns about the work or the schedule.

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The City of Traverse City is located in Grand Traverse County, Michigan. Traverse City was incorporated in 1891 as a Village and in 1895 as a City. It encompasses 8.09 square miles and has a population of 14,674 (2010 Census).

by Missy Luick
Monday, July 11, 2016

July 11, 2016

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:           John McWethy, Public Services Assistant, (231) 922-4467

                       

       100 Block South Cass St. Lane Closure

 

Northbound Cass Street will be closed to all traffic

July 12th 2016 in the AM

TRAVERSE CITY- Motorists and pedestrians should be aware that D&W Mechanical will be closing Northbound Cass Street between Front Street and State Street for Mechanical work with the use of a crane in set up in the street. This closure will take place on July 12th from 7 AM to 9 AM weather permitting and will cause disruptions to pedestrian and vehicle traffic.

The work will require the Northbound lane of the Street and sidewalk on the East side to be closed to all through traffic while the work is being done.  The Southbound lane will be unaffected during this time.  Property owners will be able to access their property at all times.    

Please use alternate routes avoiding this area to reduce congestion, delay and inconvenience for your travels. Appropriate signage and barricades will be in place in and around the work areas.

This construction will cause inconvenience. We would like to thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation. Please feel free to call John McWethy at 922-4467 if you have any questions, comments or concerns about the work or the schedule.

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The City of Traverse City is located in Grand Traverse County, Michigan. Traverse City was incorporated in 1891 as a Village and in 1895 as a City. It encompasses 8.09 square miles and has a population of 14,674 (2010 Census).