Public Notice of Board/Commission Appointments & Council Election

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Ithaca Person of the Year


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Nominations for “Ithaca Person of the Year” are now being accepted.

This honor is awarded to someone whose efforts have served the Ithaca area through their leadership, volunteerism, community service, work with civic organizations and other groups that improve the quality of life for the residents and businesses of Ithaca.

If you know someone who you feel is a candidate for this award, you can submit your nominations by:


• email to:

• mail to: Dr. David Freestone 114 N. Main St., Ithaca, MI 48847

Please submit your nominations by Friday, March 24, 2023

Board of Review


The March Board of Review will meet at the City Hall 129 W. Emerson Street, Ithaca MI 48847

March 14, 2023 (9:00am – 3:00pm) = Appeal Hearing***

March 16th, 2023 (1:00pm – 7:30pm) = Appeal Hearing***

March 17th, 2023 (1:00pm – 7:30pm) = Appeal Hearing***

March 21st, 2023 (1:00pm) = No Appeals – Final Paperwork Meeting (If necessary)

All appeals will be heard by appointment only. Please call 269-720-1928 or email to schedule an appointment. Residents may protest by letter, provided protest letter is received prior to 5:00pm March 14th, 2023. Walk in appeals may be heard if time permits after all appointments have been heard.

American with Disabilities (ADA) Notice The City will provide necessary reasonable services to individuals with disabilities at the Board of Review meetings upon 5 days’ notice. Contact Cathy Cameron – 989-875-3200

Edward VanderVries, Ithaca City Assessor

Cathy Cameron, Ithaca City Clerk

Employment Opportunity

City of Ithaca –Seasonal LaborerDepartment of Public Works:  Position performs general labor duties including mowing and general maintenance for the Public Works, Water and Parks Departments.  Starting wage is $14.00 per hour with an average of 40 hours per week.  Applicant must be able to pass an employment physical and background check.  Position requires applicants to work with others and independently in indoor and outdoor environments.

Applications may be picked up at City Hall, 129 W. Emerson St, Ithaca, MI or are available online at  Submit application to the attention of the DPW Superintendent Brandon Smith at the above address or by email to   Applications accepted until filled.  EOE

Employment Opportunity





City of Ithaca DPW Laborer, Full-Time position.  General labor in street system, water and sewer systems, parks and cemetery, public grounds, and equipment repair.  CDL B certificate required or must be obtained within 30 days upon hire. This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement.  Starting wage is $18.24 (with a 2.5% increase on July 1, 2023 equal to $18.70, then a substantial step increase upon reaching one year anniversary) per hour plus benefits; additional wage for employees that have or obtain a S-3 Water or a L-1 Wastewater Operator License.

Applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and background check. Qualified individuals should download an application at, or pick up at Ithaca City Hall, 129 West Emerson Street, Ithaca, Michigan 48847.  Applications may be mailed or delivered to the attention of Jamey Conn, City Manager at City Hall or emailed to

Resumes submitted must be accompanied by the City Application or they will not be considered.

Applications will be taken until position is filled with interviews beginning March 20, 2023.   EOE.


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