Press Release – Truck Route for Pioneer Ave, Rail St, CR-480

After much discussion and a public hearings the City of Negaunee has amended local ordinance 420.01c.  This ordinance pertains to designated truck routes through the City.  On December 27, 2017, trucks weighing over 10 tons (20,000 lbs.) will no longer be permitted along the previously designated truck route accessing CR-480 (Pioneer Ave and Rail St.).  This change will not affect the State-owned BR-28 which gives trucks access to the City of Ishpeming.

In summary, beginning December 27, 2017, the City of Negaunee will no longer provide a city truck route that will provides heavy truck traffic access to CR-480.  Drivers of vehicles weighing in excess of 20,000 lbs. will need to utilize M-35 to access CR-480, since CR-492 (East Maas St) is not a truck route.

Job Posting – Entry Level Police Officer Position

The City of Negaunee is currently accepting applications and resume’s for a full-time Entry Level Police Officer. Click HERE FOR JOB DESCRIPTION. Applications available HERE.  Applications can be sent or dropped off at the City Manager’s Office, City of Negaunee, PO Box 70, Negaunee, MI.  49866.  Applications are being accepted until Monday December 18th.  Applicants must have completed MCOLES Pre-employment Police Academy prior to hire date.

Public Hearing – AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE #420.01(c) Travel and Designated Route

There will be a Public Hearing to secure citizen input regarding an amendment to Ordinance #420.01(c) Travel and Designated Route (Truck Route) on Thursday December 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. (Tobin St. entrance).  Information is available HERE, and in the Negaunee City Library and City Manager’s office, 319 W. Case St., Negaunee, MI.  49866.

Planning Commission – Public Hearing – 11/21/17

The City of Negaunee’s Planning Commission will be holding a Public Hearing in accordance with Ordinance 1278 Teal Lake Overlay District consider a Special Land Use Permit for 217 Shoreline Drive within the Teal Lake Overlay District on Tuesday November 21st @ 5:30 p.m. in the Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. (Tobin St. Entrance).  Opportunity for public comment will be provided at the meeting. Written comments can be mailed to:  c/o Planning Commission, PO Bo 70, Negaunee, MI.  49866 by November 21, 2017.


Fence Ordinance

Rivers Park Shelter Drawings 2017

Fall Leaf Collection 2017

The City of Negaunee, through a contract with Great American Disposal, will have a leaf pickup on Friday November 10th and Monday November 13th. Residents can place their bagged leaves in front of their homes. Residents must bag all leaves and have them ready for collection by 7:00 a.m.  Residents are to place the bagged leaves at the curb in front of their home at edge of the road. Please keep the bagged leaves separate from the trash so collection work crews can properly dispose of all materials.  Bagged leaves not at the curb by 7:00 a.m. may not be picked up. Leaves will not be picked up from alleys.

Residents are NOT allowed to place or rake leaves into the street.  Leaves may cause storm sewers to plug leading to flooding when it rains.  According to City Ordinance (Sec. 1060.06c) all yard waste is to be placed in a compost site.


The City of Negaunee’s compost site (located on County Road 480 across from the Wastewater Treatment Plant) is open Monday’s, Wednesday’, Friday’s and Saturday’s from 9 am to 6 pm.   Please note the site may be inaccessible during inclement weather.

The compost site will accept grass clippings, sod, garden debris, and brush and tree limbs up to 2 inches in diameter. Please empty any bags and place them in the trash cans provided.  Dumping of compost materials by the entrance gates or along the roadway is prohibited.  Individuals caught dumping in this area will be fined.