Cemetery Spring Clean Up & Decorating

Spring cleanup of the cemetery has begun.  If you have decorations on plots of family or friends, please retrieve them this weekend.  The rules regarding  permissible lot decorations will be enforced beginning this spring.  The city will be removing any prohibited items without further notice.  Certain items will be kept in a box and labeled with the occupants name.  These boxes will be stored in the Mausoleum for you to retrieve at any time.  All boxes remaining after June 2nd will be disposed of.

DWSRF Project Notice

Click on the link below for additional information.

City of Ithaca CE 7841-01 (michigan.gov)


Notice of Public Hearing: EGLE Clean Water SRF Project Plan

The City of Ithaca City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 7:00pm, for the purpose of holding a Public Hearing to take comment on the proposed EGLE Clean Water State Revolving Fund project from interested persons.  The meeting will be located at 129 W. Emerson Street, Ithaca, MI 48847.

The purpose of the proposed project is to reduce maintenance and increase reliability and the life of the sanitary sewer system.  The project construction will involve sanitary sewer improvements and storm sewer separation.

Impacts of the proposed project include sanitary sewer improvements along Union St. from E. Center St. to Barber St., and storm sewer separation along Union St. from E. Center St. to Barber St.

The estimated cost to users for the proposed project will be $5,498,000 total project cost, which is approximately $13.47 per month over the life span of the loan.

A copy of the plan detailing the proposed project is available for inspection at the following location: Ithaca City Hall, 129 W. Emerson Street, Ithaca, MI 48847.    Written comments received before the meeting record is closed April 23, 2024 at 4:00pm will receive responses in the final project planning document.  Written comments should be sent to:  City Clerk Cathy Cameron at the above address or by email to clerk@ithacami.com.

Dated: April 8, 2024



Downtown Water Service Line Project

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Public Notice of Noxious Weeds and Tall Grass Control

Public Notice of Noxious Weed and Tall Grass Control
Take notice that the City of Ithaca City Charter (Chapter II, Section A., 2.a.) and the International Property Maintenance Code (Section 302.4) provide 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 found to be in violation of the code(s) 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, 2024 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 City of Ithaca Code of Ordinances.

Cathy Cameron
City Clerk

Consumers Energy Tree Trimming

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Employment Opportunity

City of Ithaca –Seasonal Laborer –Department 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 www.ithacami.com. Submit application to DPW Superintendent Brandon Smith at the above address or by email to dpw@ithacami.com. Applications accepted until filled. EOE



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