Posted on: April 25, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: City Council Special Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

City of Ypsilanti

The Ypsilanti City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, April 27th at 7:30 a.m. in the City Council Chambers, 1 S. Huron St., Ypsilanti, Michigan. 

  • The purpose of the meeting is to discuss approval of a M...
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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Double Trash Weeks

Twice each year the City of Ypsilanti provides "double trash" removal weeks.  This year's double trash weeks will take place the week of April 24th and the week of August 21st on your normal trash day.  During these two weeks,...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: City Council Special Meeting - May 23, 2017 6:00 p.m.

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Ypsilanti City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers located at 1 S. Huron Street, Ypsilanti, MI  48197 for the purpose of:

  • Public Hearing regarding the extension of the S...
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Posted on: April 20, 2017

PUBLIC HEARING: Request for New Redevelopment Liquor License for 206 W. Michigan (Ziggys)

Public Hearing Notice

City of Ypsilanti

Thursday, May 4, 2016

The Ypsilanti City Council will hold a public hearing at its May 4, 2017 meeting in the Council Chambers of the City Hall, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197, at 7:00 p.m. to consid...

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Posted on: April 1, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Zoning Board of Appeals meeting canceled

PUBLIC NOTICE

City of Ypsilanti

Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Canceled 

The Ypsilanti Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. has been canceled.

Frances McMullan

City Clerk

Posted: 3/23/2017

on City website

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: City Administrative Office will be Closed April 14th

        PUBLIC NOTICE

          CITY OF YPSILANTI

            HOLIDAY CLOSURE

 

City of Ypsilanti Administrative offices will be closed on Friday, April 14, 2017 in observance of

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Planning Commission April Hearing

Public Hearing Notice

City of Ypsilanti Planning Commission

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 

The City of Ypsilanti Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the City Hall, One South Hu...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE: Tap Room Liquor License

For publication Thursday, April 13, 2017

Public Hearing Notice

City of Ypsilanti

Thursday, May 4, 2016

The Ypsilanti City Council will hold a public hearing at its May 4, 2017 meeting in the Council Chambers of the City Hall, One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Community-Policing and BLM Task Force Meeting has been canceled.

CITY OF YPSILANTI

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Ypsilanti Police-Community Relations/ Black Lives Matter Joint Task Force meeting on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. has been canceled.

 

Frances McMullan

City Clerk

Posted: April 5, 2017 

on City&r...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Police/Fire Retirement Board Meeting time Change

CITY OF YPSILANTI

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Ypsilanti Police and Fire Retirement Board meeting time for April 17, 2017 has changed from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.   The meeting is located in City Council Chambers, 1 South Huron, Ypsilanti, MI 48197.

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Curbside Yard Waste Collection to Begin

The City of Ypsilanti will begin picking up curbside yard waste starting the week of April 3, 2017.  Please see yard waste for further information regarding guidelines for collection      &am...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Election Commission Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an Election Commission meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. in the Ypsilanti City Council Chambers located at One South Huron Street, Ypsilanti, Michigan for the purpose ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Canceled

PUBLIC NOTICE

City of Ypsilanti

Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Canceled 

The Ypsilanti Zoning Board of Appeals meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. has been canceled.

Frances McMullan

City Clerk

Posted: 3/22/2017

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: The City’s annual weed maintenance program will begin April 3, 2017

ATTENTION

TO ALL CITY OF YPSILANTI PROPERTY OWNERS

 

The City’s annual weed maintenance program will begin April 3, 2017.  Please be advised of the following vegetation requirements to remain in compliance with the Ypsilanti Code of O...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: April 4, 2017 Ordinance Amendment Public Hearing

 

Public Hearing Notice

City of Ypsilanti City Council

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The City of Ypsilanti City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at the 7:00 p.m. regular meeting of City Council in the Council Chambers of the City Ha...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Council Meeting Date Change

  PUBLIC NOTICE

CITY COUNCIL MEETING DATE CHANGED

The Ypsilanti City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 2nd has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers located at 1 S. Huron S...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

The City of Ypsilanti and the Friends of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse selected for a MHPN award

The City of Ypsilanti and the Friends of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse have been selected to receive a joint Michigan Historic Preservation Network 2017 Government/Institution Award for the Restoration of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse. The award is presented to...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Community-Policing and BLM Task Force Meeting

CITY OF YPSILANTI

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The Ypsilanti Police-Community Relations/ Black Lives Matter Joint Task Force will meet on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.  The meeting will be located in Council Chambers at 1 S. Huron, Ypsilanti, MI ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Invitation to Bid

PUBLIC NOTICE

INVITATION TO BID

The City of Ypsilanti is issuing an Invitation to Bid for Abatement Services, including graffiti removal, mowing, cutting weeds and grass, leaf pickup and clean-ups/debris removal. The Invitation to Bid is available in the Ci...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

UPDATED PUBLIC NOTICE: City Brush Removal - Monday, March 13th through Friday, March 17th

PRESS RELEASE:  As a result of the high winds on Wednesday, March 8th the Department of Public Service will complete a one time Brush Removal, Monday through Friday, to clear any debris caused by the storm.   Brush Removal regulations ap...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

PUBLIC HEARING: Ordinance to amend Ypsilanti City Code Chapter 18 Building and Building Regulations

 

For publication March 16, 2017

 

Public Hearing Notice

City of Ypsilanti City Council

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The City of Ypsilanti City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at the 7:00 p.m. regular meeting of City Council in...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

SEMCOG-MAC Survey on Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

Take this survey on bicycle and pedestrian safety! Responses to this brief survey will help guide traffic safety education strategy in Southeast Michigan. We appreciate your input!

https://www.snapsurveys.com/wh/s.asp?k=148787762896

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: New City Manager

Press Release

Ypsilanti, MI, February 28, 2017: The City of Ypsilanti is proud to announce the arrival of our new City Manager, Darwin D.P. McClary.  Darwin comes to Ypsilanti with 27 years of combined experience in Michigan municipal managem...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE: Board of Review

     CITY OF YPSILANTI

NOTICE TO PUBLIC

BOARD OF REVIEW APPOINTMENTS

Notice is hereby given by the undersigned, Andrew Hellenga, Clerk of the City of Ypsilanti, County of Washtenaw, State of Michigan to all residents of the City of Ypsilanti: ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

Press Release: City of Ypsilanti Recruiting Poll Workers

Ypsilanti is now recruiting registered voters and youth age 16 to 18 to serve their community as Election Inspectors during the November 8th General Election. Election Inspectors are vital to the voting process and ensure the right to vote: they make voti...Read on...

Recruting Poll Workers for Election
Posted on: September 19, 2016

City Manager Executive Search Forum

The City of Ypsilanti is having a Forum on September 27th from 6:00PM to 8:00 PM hosted by the Michigan Municipal League (MML). The Forum is taking place so that Citizens can express their opinions for the City's search for a new City Manager. We are aski...Read on...

City Manager Executive Search Forum
Posted on: September 6, 2016

HAWK Traffic Signal

The High-Intensity Activated crosswalk (HAWK) signal provides a protected pedestrian crossing as a way to increase safety.

It is only for pedestrian crossing and does not control traffic on side streets. The HAWK signal is activated through pushing ...Read on...

A Guide to using the HAWK System
Posted on: October 17, 2016

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: New polling locations for Precincts 2-4 and 3-1

If you are in Precinct 2-4, please keep in mind that the polling location has been permanently changed from Estabrook Elementary, located at 1555 W. Cross, to the EMU Honors College, located at 511 W. Forest.

If you are in Precinct 3-1, please keep in ...Read on...

Click here for voting information.
Posted on: August 9, 2016

Ozone Action Day – August 10th

It is important that local governments, businesses, and the general public take action to voluntarily lower pollutant emissions on Ozone Action days when high levels of ozone are expected since breathing high concentrations of ozone can lead to a variety ...Read on...

Click here for more info on Ozone Action days.
Posted on: July 21, 2016

Ypsilanti Major Accomplishments

The City has looked at the last four years (August 2012 to August 2016) and compiled a list of major accomplishments within each department. These accomplishments are important as they show that the City has made great strides to improve the quality of li...Read on...

Ypsilanti City Accomplishments
Posted on: July 14, 2016

Street Closures at Rail Stops.

On Monday, July 18, 2016 Grove Street and Park Street will be closed permanently at the intersection of where the rail road tracks crosses each street, north of Michigan Avenue.

This closing is part of the requirements to bring MDOT passenger service t...Read on...

Street Closures
Posted on: July 12, 2016

Special Thanks: Police-Community Relations/Black Lives Matter Task Force Meeting

A huge thank you to everyone who came to the Police-Community Relations/BLM task force meeting last night at Ypsilanti High School. Special thanks to those who took the time to share their thoughts, concerns and hopes for the Ypsilanti community.

Posted on: July 11, 2016

UPDATED LOCATION: Tonight's Police-Community Relations/Black Lives Matter Task Force

Tonight's Police-Community Relations/Black Lives Matter Task Force meeting has been relocated to Ypsilanti High School, located on 2095 Packard Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, at 7:00 p.m.

The Task Force will offer chance for audience participation and commen...Read on...

Click here to learn more about the task force
Posted on: July 9, 2016

Statement from Chief of Police Regarding Dallas Shootings

Below is a statement from Chief of Police, Tony DeGiusti, regarding the recent shootings in Dallas, Texas. This message was addressed to staff of the Ypsilanti Police Department.

All,

As I write this, I am saddened and shocked by the cowardly attac...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Water Street Millage Forum

On Tuesday, August 2nd, City of Ypsilanti voters will weigh in on the Water Street Debt Millage Proposal. This proposal asks for a 2.3 mills to repay debt related to Water Street Redevelopment Project. Passage or failure of this millage will have major ou...Read on...

Register For Forum
Posted on: June 10, 2016

Inside Ypsi Summer 2016 Newsletter

The City of Ypsilanti is pleased to announce the release of a Summer 2016 newsletter.

The newsletter can be viewed by clicking the link below. Additionally, there are a select number of copies available at City Hall and Ypsilanti businesses.Read on...

Inside Ypsi 2016 Summer Edition
Posted on: June 22, 2016

Ypsilanti Unveils Mural by Jermaine Dickerson at City Hall

The City of Ypsilanti unveiled the City Hall Mural by local artist and Eastern Michigan University Alumni, Jermaine Dickerson, on June 22, 2016. The mural can be found on the back of Ypsilanti’s City Hall on 1 South Huron Street in Downtown Ypsilanti.

Click here to read about the mural and the artist.
Posted on: June 21, 2016

New businesses inject fresh life into Ypsilanti

Exciting things are happening in Ypsi!
The MLive Media Group recently published an article about how new businesses are adding fresh life to the City.

Click here to view the article by MLive.
Posted on: June 24, 2016

Evening of Jazz

The John E. Lawrence Trio will be performing at the Ypsilanti Senior Center July 10, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Come enjoy an Evening of Jazz. Click the flyer link for more details.

Evening of Jazz
Posted on: June 2, 2016

It's time for The Color Run!

The Color Run will be in Ypsilanti this Saturday, June 25th.
There will be NO PARKING on the run route beginning at 6 a.m. There will be eight STREET CLOSURES from 7 a.m. until noon.
Click the link below for the race route and list of street closures...Read on...

Click here for the run route and street closures
Posted on: June 23, 2016

Ward 1 Town Hall Meeting

Please join the Ward 1 Council Members for a Town Hall meeting tonight at Perry Child Development Center to discuss the Water Street Debt Millage and other important City updates. 6:30 p.m. All are welcome!

If you have any questions please contact L...Read on...

Ward 1 Town Hall Flyer
Posted on: June 21, 2016

Ypsilanti Community Schools Offer Summer Meals Program

Ypsilanti Community Schools is offering a summer meals program for 18-year-olds and younger, as well as for individuals who are over 18 years old and are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled that is recognized by a St...Read on...

Click here to view participating sites and times.
Posted on: June 21, 2016

Water Main Break

Starting tomorrow morning, Wednesday, June 22, 2016 a contractor for YCUA will shut down Harriet Street between Hawkins and Burton. The roads will be shut down until Friday June 24, 2016. Please see attached press release for full story.Read on...

Water Main Break
Posted on: May 27, 2016

City Updates (Week Ending May 28th)

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CITY UPDATES (Week ending May 28, 2016)

CITY HALL CLOSED/CURBSIDE SERVICES DELAYED

In observance of Memorial Day, curbside services will be delayed by one day during the week of May 30th.
• All City Administrative offices will be closed on Monday,...Read on...

Water Street Debt FAQs and Survey
Posted on: May 24, 2016

June is Ypsilanti Free Admission Month at Yankee Air Museum

The Yankee Air Museum has announced Ypsilanti residents will receive free admission to the museum from June 1-30.

Please note proof of residence by showing either a valid driver license or State of Michigan identification is required in order to gain ...Read on...

Click here to view the flyer.
Posted on: May 23, 2016

Now Accepting Online Payments for Parking Tickets!

Beginning May 23, 2016, there are new options available to pay your parking tickets. Options include the City's web page as well as www.parkingticketpayment.com/ypsilanti. For additional information please click the link for the press release.Read on...

Additional Parking Ticket Payment Options
Posted on: May 19, 2016

Forest Avenue Closure Planned to Allow for Rail Maintenance

The City of Ypsilanti would like to inform those living and working in the Ypsilanti area that there will be a three day closure of Forest Avenue, beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, May 23rd and ending at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25th.

Please click here to view the press release.
Posted on: May 13, 2016

Ward 3 Town Hall Meeting

Please join the Ward 3 Council Members for a Town Hall meeting on May 18th at the Freighthouse in Depot Town from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm to discuss local issues. All are welcome!

If you have any questions please contact Pete Murdock (pmurdock@cityofypsilan...Read on...

Ward 3 Town Hall Meeting
Posted on: May 13, 2016

Wolverine Rail Service in Ypsilanti.

Ypsilanti is taking steps to secure Wolverine Rail Service. The necessary steps that are being taken to ensure this are outlined in the attached document. Please click the link to learn more about this exciting new development for the City. Read on...

Necessary Steps to Secure Wolverine Rail Service
Posted on: May 10, 2016

Community News DTE Riverside Construction

DTE is replacing overhead lines with underground lines between Emmanuel Lutheran Church located at 201 N. River Street and the DTE Substation on North Huron. The construction is taking place at these two locations and in Riverside park. Please click the l...Read on...

DTE Riverside Construction
Posted on: May 6, 2016

2016 Tree Removal Schedule

The Department of Public Services is responsible for removing and maintaining trees in public right of ways.

The City's tree removal season is April through October. The City has posted a list of trees that are slated for removal this season. Additi...Read on...

2016 Tree Removal Schedule
Posted on: April 28, 2016

Arbor Day

The City of Ypsilanti is celebrating its 12th year of participating in the Tree City USA program and will be hosting activities for Arbor Day. On April 29, 2016 at 1pm, come to Perry School (Parkridge) by the pavilion to join the celebration.Read on...

Arbor Day/Tree City USA
Posted on: May 11, 2016

REMINDER TONIGHT! Ward 2 Town Hall

Please join the Ward 2 Council Members for a Town Hall meeting on May 11th at the Senior Center (1015 N. Congress) from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Topics will include Water Street, Depot Town rail stop, proposed City millage, and others.

If you have any que...Read on...

Ward 2 Town Hall Flyer
Posted on: April 22, 2016

Michigan’s Hardest Hit Fund Program

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STEP FORWARD MICHIGAN
Michigan’s Hardest Hit Fund ProgramRe-Opening MAY 1, 2016

The State of Michigan has received additional funding from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to reopen it’s Hardest Hit Fund Program.

Michigan residents who are ...Read on...

Click here to visit the Step Forward Michigan site
Posted on: April 19, 2016

PUBLIC NOTICE: Border to Border Trail Closed on Water Street

The Ypsilanti City Manager Ralph Lange has executed an order closing the Water Street Redevelopment site to any and all unauthorized persons.

The purpose of this order is to prevent interference with this work, as well as to protect persons from any d...Read on...

Please click here for for more information.
Posted on: April 15, 2016

Attention Spring Cleaners!

Spring Cleaning

As many of you look forward to sprucing up your lawns, homes and gardens this season, be sure to take advantage of Ypsilanti’s services. Whether spring cleaning by necessity, or by tradition, hopefully you are covered!

Spring Cleaning in Ypsi
Posted on: April 8, 2016

Parkridge Community Center and City of Ypsilanti Invite You to Play Chess with the Chief

Join the Parkridge Community Center and City of Ypsilanti on Wednesday, April 20 at 5 p.m. at the Parkridge Community Center to play chess with Ypsilanti Police Chief Tony DeGiusti!

At this event, each attendee will have the opportunity to play a timed...Read on...

Please click here to view the flier.
Posted on: March 16, 2016

Water Street Debt Status Update Presentation

Click the link below to see the presentation from the 3/15/2016 City Council meeting which gives an update on the debt of Water Street. This presentation has information including charts showing the debt and what the refinancing would mean for the City.

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 15, 2016

All Aboard!

City of Ypsilanti

City officials held a public discussion at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 11, 2016 at Frenchies in Ypsilanti, Michigan's Depot Town regarding a proposed passenger rail station. Officials discussed the necessary steps to secure a Ypsilanti stop along the Amtrak W...Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2016

Ypsilanti Successfully Refinances Water Street Debt

Ypsilanti, MI, March 4, 2016: The City of Ypsilanti has successfully reduced 30% of its Water Street debt through bond refinancing. The City owed $20,648,975 in principal and interest that has loomed over the City for the past 10 years. Annual payments ...Read on...

Click here to read the full press release...
Posted on: February 2, 2016

Community News Release- YCUA Water Services

YCUA provides updates on the City's water services.

Community News Release-YCUA Water Services