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ACCEPTING PROPOSALS - FORMER KLEIN TOOL BUILDING
The City of Jonesville (City) and the Jonesville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) are accepting sealed proposals for the “Chicago Street Riverfront Redevelopment.” 

JONESVILLE CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSES FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS AND EQUIPMENT PURCHASES
The Jonesville City Council business at their September 15th regular meeting focused on potential improvements to City owned facilities, as well as an expenditure for equipment to support the Fire Department.

The City will seek proposals for the redevelopment of the factory formerly occupied by Klein Tools in the Downtown.  The Council’s action approved the recommendation made by the Downtown Development Authority to entertain proposals from interested developers for a new use for the property.  Those interested in submitting a proposal should visit the City’s website: www.jonesville.org.

Please see full Press Release here.

RAVE Alert System
While the City works on repairing the City Hall roof and replacing the storm siren, you might be wondering how you will know if there is a storm approaching our area.  Consider signing up to receive weather and emergency alerts by phone call, text or email.  Sign up today through Hillsdale County’s RAVE Alert System.  Visit them here.

ALBRIGHT PROMOTED TO JONESVILLE POLICE SERGEANT
The City of Jonesville is pleased to announce the promotion of police officer Carl Albright to the rank of Sergeant.  City Clerk, Cindy Means, administered the oath of office to Sergeant Albright on September 1st.

Albright joined the Jonesville Police Department in September of 2020, after a 35-year career with the Hillsdale County Sheriff Department.  Prior to his retirement from the Sheriff Department in 2020, he served as a road patrol deputy, sergeant and undersheriff.  Albright says that his hiring in Jonesville was like coming home – he started his police career as an officer for the Village of Jonesville in 1982 and served for three years.  His promotion marks his second time as Sergeant for the Jonesville Police Department.

Please see full Press Release here.

JONESVILLE CITY COUNCIL RECOGNIZES CHIEF LANCE
The City of Jonesville wishes to congratulate Police Chief Mike Lance on his retirement.  Mayor Gerry Arno presented Chief Lance with a proclamation recognizing nine years of service to the City at the August 25th City Council meeting.  Mayor Arno read from the proclamation, which had been signed by all members of the Jonesville City Council, “Your leadership and professionalism have been an example to others and garnered the respect of your peers in law enforcement and the community at-large.”  Mayor Arno presented the proclamation to Chief Lance on behalf of the Council and the people of the City of Jonesville.

Please see full Press Release here

YARDWASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM
City staff will finish the process of picking up limbs and branches from last month’s storms during the week of September 13th.  Please make sure that these materials are placed near the street so that our Department of Public Works can load them away.

The regular yard waste collection will resume on Monday, September 20th.  Beginning on that date, residents are asked to resume trimming brush to manageable lengths and placing all yard waste in biodegradable bags, barrels, or bundles.

Thank you for your patience, flexibility, and assistance as we have worked to get things cleaned up.  Please contact City Hall with any questions at (517) 849-2104. Visit https://bit.ly/JV-YdWst-2021 for more information about the yard waste collection program.

PAYMENTS DROP-OFF BOX INSTALLED AT THE JONESVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
If you would like to submit utility or tax payments a drop off box has been installed at the Jonesville Police Department, 116 W. Chicago Street. 

If you have any questions, City Hall staff can be reached at (517) 849-2104.

JONESVILLE CITY HALL SERVICES RELOCATED
 While storm damage to City Hall is repaired, City services have been temporarily relocated to the Jonesville Police Department located at 116 W. Chicago Street.  Services will remain at the Police Department until further notice.  The building will be open to serve the public Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Please contact City Hall staff at (517) 849-2104 with any questions. .

STAY CONNECTED WITH UPDATES IN YOUR INBOX! 
The City is launching a new information service to keep you informed about City news and happenings.  It is a new way to stay connected, receive important announcements, and to get an occasional newsletter about upcoming events direct to your email.  Click the link below and provide your name and email address to get signed up today!

WELCOME TO OUR NEW WEBSITE!
We have made some changes to improve the City's website:

  • Our updated site is easier to navigate on your mobile devices. 
  • Frequently sought information is included in the Quick Links section on every page. 
  • Need to contact us?  The City Hall telephone number and a link to the Staff Directory can be found at the bottom of the page.
  • Check this section often - we will frequently update current announcements in this News & Information section.

We hope that these changes are helpful and provide you with the information that you need.  Have comments or suggestions?  Contact City Hall at (517) 849-2104 or ojohnson@jonesville.org.

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