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News & Announcements

Accepting Bids for Cleaning Services
City of Jonesville is accepting sealed bids for regular cleaning services of the City's municipal facilities.  Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope, clearly marked: REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - CLEANING SERVICES and received by 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Februrary 4, 2019 by mail or hand delivery to:  City of Jonesville, 265 E Chicago Street, Jonesville, MI 49250.  For complete bid specifications and instructions, click the link below.

Request for Proposals - Cleaning Services

2019 Citizen and  Youth of the Year Nominations
The Jonesville Citizenship Award Committee is accepting nomination of its 12th Annual Citizenship Awards.  The awards will be given for recognition of individuals with distingished and outstanding citizenship in serving Jonesville.  Nominations are accepted all year for both adult and youth awards.  Nominations for the 2019 Citizen and Youth of the Year must be received by the Jonesville Citizenship Award Committee no later than Friday, March 1, 2019 at City Hall.  Award recipients will be recongnized at a reception to be held in April.  Nomination forms are always available at City Hall or you will find them on the Documents and Forms page of the website.  For more information, please call the Jonesville City Hall at 849-2104.

Dog Licenses

The Jonesville City office is selling dog licenses until Friday, March 1, 2019. After March 1st, the licenses will double in cost and will need to be purchased through the Hillsdale Treasurer's office.  Applicants may live outside the City of Jonesville.  Cost is: Male/Female (not neutered or spayed) - $15.00 and the cost for Neutered/Spayed is $10.00.  Must bring in a valid proof of rabies vaccination from a licensed veterinarian - no exceptions.  If you have any questions, please call the City office at 517.849.2104

2018 Storefront Decorating Contest Winners
We have a winner! Jilly Beans Too putting the Jo in Jonesville is the winner of the 2018 Downtown Jonesville Decorating Contest. The winning design featured “The Christmas Moose With His Favorite Latte”. Second place winner is Nash Drugs - Jonesville with their version of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” followed by the City of Jonesville coming in third place with their “Charlie Brown Christmas” theme.

Don Germann, President of the Jonesville Business Association, Dave Pope, of the Jonesville Business Association Secretary/Treasurer, and Don Toffolo, Chair of the Jonesville Downtown Development Authority, were on hand to present the traveling trophy to the staff at Jilly Beans Too. The two organizations sponsored the Decorating Contest to increase Christmas spirit Downtown. The winning storefront was selected through voting by Downtown shoppers, beginning on the Christmas in Jonesville weekend on November 30th.

The Jonesville Business Association (JBA) is a group of businesses joining together to promote and expand shopping in Jonesville. They offer special events and services to the community. In December, the JBA sponsors Christmas in Jonesville and in the spring they support Jonesville Riverfest.

The Jonesville Downtown Development Authority (DDA) promotes the economic growth and vitality of Downtown Jonesville. The DDA engages and activities and marketing to broaden the tax base and encourage new development in the Downtown. The DDA meets at the Jonesville City Hall on the second Tuesday of every other month, beginning in January, at 7:30 a.m. The public is always welcome.

Thanks to all for making Downtown Jonesville festive!!!

Changes to Trash and Recycling Services Update
The City is transitioning to Modern Waste for residential trash and recycling services for customers living in the City limits.  Modern Waste will pick up recycling every-other-week on Wednesdays.  Modern’s recycling service will begin on Thursday, December 27th (delayed a day, due to the Christmas holiday).  The Trash pick up will take place weekly on Tuesdays.  Trash service will begin on Wednesday, January 2nd due to the holiday.

Your trash and/or recycling account will not automatically transfer to Modern Waste.  You must contact Modern Waste to continue to receive trash or recycling service.  To set up an account with Modern Waste, call (517) 536-4900.

Republic’s last day of trash service for customers in the City of Jonesville will be Saturday, December 29th.  The service will be delayed from the usual Friday pick up, due to the Christmas holiday earlier in the week.  The last day of recycling service for Republic will be Wednesday, December 19th.  On the last day of trash and/or recycling, place your cart at the curb as you normally would.

City of Jonesville residents are asked to contact Modern Waste before their Republic service ends to avoid a gap in trash or recycling services.  Residents are asked to contact Modern Waste to begin service at (517) 536-4900.

A press release announcing the change, and a 2019 Collection Schedule are included below.

Master Plan Public Hearing Scheduled
The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at their regular meeting on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at the Jonesville City Hall.

Last winter, you provided your thoughts and input about the future of the City through a community survey and meeting.  The Planning Commission and City Council have drafted updates to the Master Plan - the document that guides the development of the City - based on what we heard.  Now we are ready to listen again.  Tell us if you think the Plan addresses your comments and concerns.

Check out the Framing Jonesville's Future section of the website, and let us know what you think about the draft Plan.  Written comments will be received at the Jonesville City Hall, 265 E Chicago Street, Jonesville, MI 49250, or email at  The plan may be adopted following the public hearing.

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