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North Parking Lot on East Side - Seal & Stripe Notice- UPDATE
The weather has not made it easy to get this project done. The paving company will once again try to get the east side of the North Parking Lot sealed and striped this Saturday, September 21, 2019 beginning at approximately at 6:00 a.m. Please find alternative parking beginning Friday night. On-street parking is permitted on Evans Street, Park Street and US 12. The north parking lot is the Downtown parking lot located north of Powers Clothing, Main St. Pizza, Nash Drugs, Jilly Beans Too and others. Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding while we complete this important preventative maintenance work. Any vehicles remaining in parking lot Saturday morning will be towed at owner's expense. This work is weather permitting. We appreciate your patience.

2019 Street Milling and Paving Schedule- UPDATE
Milling will begin on Tuesday, September 24th and paving will be on Wednesday, September 25th and Thursday, September 26th.  Streets to be milled and paved are Salem Drive, Oak Street and Sunset View Cemetery Drives.  All work is weather permitting.  Driveways may be closed for short periods during milling and paving.  Please refrain from parking on streets beginning Tuesday, September 24th.  You may park where on-street parking is allowed outside the project area.  For more information, please contact the City Office, 517.849.2104 or DPW Superintendent, Mike Kyser at 517.849.9772.

City of Jonesville – (1) Full Time Police Officer AND (1) Part-Time Police Officer/Immediate Opening

The City of Jonesville is seeking a positive, self-motivated, conscientious individual to serve as a police officer.  This position is well suited for a new officer as well as a police officer with previous experience who wants to work in a friendly, small town environment. All equipment, including ballistic vest is furnished.

Full-Time Pay Range: $19.15/hr - $24.99/hr; starting pay DOQ.

Part-Time Officer Pay Range: $15.50 - $19.15/hr; starting pay DOQ

For more information and to obtain a copy of the City job application form, please visit the City of Jonesville's website at: http://jonesville.org/Community/JobPostings.aspx

Closing Date: Friday, October 4, 2019, at 5:00 pm.

The City of Jonesville is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, gender or disability in its programs or activities.

Jonesville Purchases Fire Department Equipment
The Jonesville City Council approved the purchase of a battery-operated cutter and spreader at their meeting on August 21st.  This equipment is used by the Fire Department to assist in the extrication of automobile crash victims and for other rescues from small spaces.  The battery-operated equipment will replace existing hydraulic tools, no longer certified for use on some modern automotive metals.  The new tools are also lighter weight than older tools, making them quicker and easier for emergency personnel to set up and operate.

Members of the Jonesville Fire Department presented the City Council with a check in the amount of $10,700 to cover half of the cost of the new equipment.   The donation was made possible from proceeds of the Department’s pork supper and winter cash raffle that was hosted at the Red Fox Sportsman’s Club in February.  Proceeds from the 2018 Frank Beck Chevrolet golf scramble also supported the purchase.

“The Jonesville City Council is committed to supplying our firefighters with all the equipment that is necessary for them to be safe while they work to keep the community safe,” said Mayor Gerry Arno.  “We appreciate the Department’s efforts to raise funds and to reduce the cost to taxpayers.”

Fire Chief Dean Adair thanked the many individuals and businesses that supported the cash raffle and pork supper.  “The Department enjoys getting together at these events, grilling and getting out into the community.”

The Jonesville Fire Department is a volunteer department, and is always looking for new members.  All that is needed is a desire to serve the community.  Training and equipment are provided.  Anyone interested in serving can complete an application from the City of Jonesville website, www.jonesville.org or stop into City Hall, 265 E. Chicago Street.

Attention Modern Waste Recycling Customers
Did you know that you can find a list of the items that City of Jonesville customers can place in their recycling bins on the Documents and Forms section of our website?

Remember that contamination can cause materials that might have been reused to have to go to a landfill.  Contamination includes placing items that are not eligible for recycling in your bin.  Check the numbers on your plastics – Modern Waste is only able to recycle #1 and #2 plastic.  Items like plastic bags and garden hoses cannot be placed in with your residential recycling.  Rinse food waste from plastic containers, and do not place soiled paper or cardboard in with recyclables. 

Thanks for your help in assuring that this valuable service can continue!

Accepting Nominations
Do you know someone who has had a great impact on the Jonesville community?  Consider nominating them for Citizen of the Year!

Did you know, that the Jonesville Citizenship Committee is accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year all the time?  For more details and to get a nomination form, please visit our Documents and Forms section of our website.  You may also pick up a nomination form at City Hall.

No Grass Clippings in the Street
When you are mowing the lawn, please remember that City ordinance prohibits placing or blowing debris onto the streets. Grass clippings and yard waste aren’t just messy, they can block drains and result in flooding during storm events. Thanks in advance for your help in reducing costs of street sweeping and cleaning storm drains – and for helping to keep the City streets looking good!

2019 Residential Yard Waste Collection
The City of Jonesville will conduct residential yard waste pick-ups during the weeks of April 8th and April 29th. Eligible materials may be placed at the curb or edge of street for pickup during those weeks.

Weekly collection will begin May 6th and will continue through October 24th. Residents are reminded that all materials placed for weekly collection must be placed in biodegradable paper bags, labeled barrels or bundles. Tree limbs and brush must be trimmed to lengths of not more than five feet and bundled. The maximum weight of each package or bundle is 50 pounds.All materials for pickup must be placed at the edge of the street no later than 7:30 a.m. the scheduled day of collection and not more than one day prior to collection.

For a list of eligible materials or to get the collection schedule, click here

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