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Nestled in the center of Michiganís Lower Peninsula, Ithaca greets visitors from all corners of the state. Ithaca serves as the county seat of Gratiot County, and is mid-point of the US-127 university corridor of Central Michigan University, Alma College, and Michigan State University.

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The City of Ithaca now offers paperless billing for all water & sewer bills.  If you would like to go paperless and start receiving your utility bill by email, please complete the enrollment form and return it to City Hall.  You can also choose to enroll to have your utility bill auto-deducted from your bank account each quarter if you prefer by enrolling in ACH Payment 

At this time, we do not offer online payments or credit/debit card payments.  Cash or check only please. 


Recycle Coach

Granger and the City have teamed up to offer a new "app" that can be downloaded to your phone or tablet.  The app puts the City's complete trash & recycling program at your fingertips.  With this free app you can:
  • Sign up for pickup reminders
  • Download a personalized collection calendar
  • Quickly reference acceptance guidelines for refuse & recyclable materials
  • Read about options for disposal of batteries, paint, brush, Christmas trees, fall leaves and more

The app is available for download at the Apple App Store or on Google Play.  It can also be accessed online at the following link: Ithaca Recycle Coach App


2020 Census Jobs


You can help your community by applying for one of the thousands of 2020 Census Jobs.

Census results determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives as well as how funds are spent on road, schools and hospitals.

For more information or to apply online visit:

A Census Bureau Representative will be at the Thompson Home Public Library on Thursday, October 17th from 1pm to 4pm to answer any questions you may have.

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