Public Notices


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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Ithaca City Charter (Chapter II, Section A., 2.a.) and the International Property Maintenance Code (Section 302.4) provides that all noxious weeds and grasses be controlled to not exceed eight (8) inches of height on any property in the City of Ithaca.  The codes require all property owners to keep their grasses and noxious weeds to be trimmed to be in compliance with these codes.  Any grasses or weeds that are fond to be in violation of the codes may be trimmed by the City if the owner has not cut the weeds and grasses after proper notification to the owner. 


THE CITY OF ITHACA hereby notifies all property owners, tenants and the public that noxious weeds and grasses shall be eradicated by cutting them and keeping them to a height of less than eight (8) inches.  Weeds and grasses not cut by May 1, 2017 will be cut by the City as many times as shall be necessary, and the owner of the property upon which such noxious weeds and grasses are found shall be charged with the cost thereof and the City shall have a lien against the land for the amount thereof.  Refusal to destroy noxious weeds and cut grasses are a municipal infraction punishable by a civil fine pursuant to the provisions of Section 1-7 of the Ithaca Code of Ordinances.


Barbara Fandell
Ithaca City Clerk


Bid: Seasonal Mowing





The City of Ithaca is seeking bid proposals for mowing and related services of Woodland and Atkinson parks and the Ithaca cemetery.  Bid documents can be obtained at City Hall, 129 W. Emerson St, Ithaca, Michigan 48847 and on the website at  Bids must be sealed and marked as “Mowing Bid” and must be received prior to the bid opening on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 9:00am in the City Council Chambers at City Hall. 


The City Of Ithaca reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, waive any irregularities and to accept the bid which is in the best interest of the City Of Ithaca. Bids received after the specified time will not be accepted. EOE
See "Bid Opportunities/Items for Sale"  for Bid Documents.


Board and Commissions Notices





The City of Ithaca is accepting letters of interest for appointments to the following Boards and Commissions:


Planning Commission 1 Position 3 Year Term Meets in 2nd Tuesday of the Month
Downtown Development Authority 1 Position 2 Year Term Meets 2nd Monday in April, June, September and December
Downtown Development Authority 1 Position 3 year Term Meets 2nd Monday in April, June, September and December


Eligible applicants must be an elector of the City of Ithaca and shall have been a resident of the City for period of not less than one year and must not be in default to the City.  The Library Board and Planning Commission each have one position that may be filled by a person who is not an elector of the City.  For more information on board and commission responsibilities, please contact Barbara Fandell, City Clerk at 989-875-3200.  Letters of interest will be accepted until positions are filled.  Terms run from July 1st through June 30th of each year. 


To submit a letter of interest, please drop off or mail to City Hall, 129 W. Emerson St, Ithaca, MI 48847 or fax to 989-875-4064 or email to


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