News about the City of Muskegon, announcements and updates.

2022 Downtown Parking Passes Available

The City of Muskegon now has Downtown Parking Passes available in the Planning Department for $50. Call 231-724-6702 for info or come to Room 202 to buy one.

Extended parking allowed in all on-street parking spaces, except those marked “No Permit Parking.” Winter/Festival parking bans still enforced. Place parking permit anywhere on left-hand side of windshield.

Harbor 31 Forum

City of Muskegon co-sponsors community forum on future waterfront development at:

Harbor 31
Lakefront Development
Muskegon Innovation Hub
200 Viridian Dr, May 17 5:30 PM

Full Press Release [PDF]

Muskegon Clippers 2022 Season Press Release

MUSKEGON, Mich., May 5, 2022 – Muskegon’s summer collegiate baseball team, the Muskegon Clippers, will be returning for another exciting season of baseball at historic Marsh Field in Muskegon. Opening day will be Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 7:05pm.

The Muskegon Clippers open their season with a 6-game home stand with three games vs. the Detroit Jet Box and three games vs. the Royal Oak Leprechauns.

The Clippers are members of the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League which is a developmental league for college athletes from all over the country.  These student athletes are looking to hone their skills, and possibly get spotted by baseball scouts as they hope for an opportunity at the next level.

The Clippers will play a 42 game schedule during the months of June and July.  With 19 home games, there are many opportunities to enjoy Americas past time.

This season is full of great happenings at the ball park.


Muskegon Clippers 2022 Season Press Release

Water Filtration Plant Roof Project

City of Muskegon Water Filtration Plant
Roof Project 2022 – 2023
Sections #6 – #7 – #8

City of Muskegon – Water Filtration Plant
1900 Beach Street
Muskegon, MI 49441

DATE: MAY 3, 2022


May 10, 2022 @ 2PM
City of Muskegon – Water Filtration Plant
1900 Beach Street
Muskegon, MI 49441

May 24, 2022 @ 2:00 P.M.
City of Muskegon – City Hall
City Clerk Office
933 Terrace Street
Muskegon, MI 49440
ATTN: Ann Meisch

Pre-Bid Sign In Sheet

City of Muskegon Water Plant Roof Full RFP [PDF]

City of Muskegon – WFP – Addendum Documents – 5.17.22

Master Plan Workshop

  • 2pm to 7pm
  • June 1 VanDyke Mortgage Convention Center
  • June 2 Allen Avenue Church – 695 Allen


City of Muskegon Zoning Board of Appeals Cancellation Notice 5-10-2022




The regular meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals scheduled for Tuesday, May 10th, 2022, has been cancelled.

Civil Service Meeting 5-9-2022

WHAT:         Civil Service Commission Monthly Meeting

WHEN:         Monday, May 9th, 2022

                    4:00pm – 5:00pm

WHERE:        Muskegon City Hall

Conference Room 204

933 Terrace Street

Muskegon, Michigan


The City of Muskegon will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities who want to attend the meeting, upon twenty-four-hour notice to the City of Muskegon.  Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the City of Muskegon by writing or calling the following:

Ann Marie Meisch, City Clerk
933 Terrace Street
Muskegon, MI  49440
Telephone 231.724.6705

HOME ARP Public Hearing 5.22

City of Muskegon

Notice of the Public Comments

HOME Investment Partnerships Program – American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP)

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 appropriated $5 billion to provide housing, services, and shelter to individuals experiencing homeless and other vulnerable populations, to be allocated by formula to jurisdictions that qualified for HOME Investment Partnerships Program allocations in Fiscal Year 2021. The City of Muskegon has worked with a number of service agency partners to create opportunities for vulnerable populations in Muskegon County.

Comments received during the public comment period ending February 10, 2022 were reviewed during our partnership meetings.  Projects under consideration:

Youth Services/Center

Affordable Housing –Rental (Continuum of Care)/Homeownership

Partnership Service Agencies

Public Hearing

The City of Muskegon will be holding a Hearing concerning the projects/activities selected for HOME ARP funding. Comments will be heard at the Muskegon City Commission meeting Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 5:30 p.m.

Citizens may submit comments no later than May 10, 2022 on Facebook at, the City website:, mail, phone or by e-mail to:

Community and Neighborhood Services

Oneata Bailey, Director

City Hall / 933 Terrace St

Muskegon, MI 49440

(231) 724-6717

Publish:  May 1, 2022

City Manager Executive Search Firm Services


I. Purpose of Request
The City of Muskegon is requesting proposals from executive search consultants to assist
the City with selecting a new City Manager.

II. General Information
The City of Muskegon is located in West Michigan on the shores of Lake Michigan. The
population is 38,318; however, the City serves as the county seat, with a population of over
173,000. The City has a commission‐manger form of government with a 7‐member City
Commission. The City has 11 departments and employs 225 full‐time employees.

III. Scope of Services
The City of Muskegon is seeking assistance in hiring a City Manager. It is anticipated that the
respondent will accomplish the follow tasks:
1. Work with the City Commission to develop a candidate profile that will detail the
qualifications, experience, and professional characteristics the City Commissioners are
2. Develop a community profile that includes a description of the position and its
requirements, the organization structure, and the community.
3. Prepare a recruitment brochure that will be used as a part of marketing strategy.
4. Review the current compensation and recommend changes, if necessary.
5. Develop and implement a marketing strategy that includes advertising the position to
generate qualified candidates including, but not limited to, the following methods:
Selected advertising (ICMA Newsletter);
Use of Internet websites (ICMA, etc.) and social media outlets;
Direct solicitation of known, desirable candidates;
Direct e‐mail campaign;
Professional Associations.
6. Receive resumes and conduct initial screening of all resumes, narrowing the field of
candidates to those who closely match the needs/desires of the City Commission.
7. Assist City Commission in selecting final candidates to interview.
8. Conduct background and reference checks on top candidates.
9. Assist in coordinating and scheduling interviews. The respondent will assist during the
interviews, including developing suggested interview questions.

IV. Respondent’s Experience Response Content
1. Title Page – Indicate the proposal subject, name of firm, address, telephone number,
contact person, and date of submittal.
2. Introduction – Introduce your firm and provide a profile, including the size of the
professional staff employed.
3. Information Included in Response –
a. State your qualifications, specifically public sector experience, executive search
capabilities, and provide information regarding searches in cities of similar size.
b. State your understanding of the work to be performed.
c. Describe your proposed strategy to complete the recruitment.
d. Name the principal or project manager in the firm who will have responsibility for
the services provided to the City. Include resumes of all persons who will work on
the recruitment. Identify any sub‐consultant and the work assigned.
e. Provide a list of five (5) clients for whom your firm has worked.
f. Provide a copy of a previous position profile, brochure, etc. your firm has created.
g. Provide a proposed timetable to complete the recruitment along with timelines for
critical activities.
h. Provide a cost proposal for the overall recruitment and selection process. The
proposal should include a fixed fee for the project as well as a description and
delineation of any other reimbursable expenses expected to be submitted, which
are not part of the fee.

V. Special Terms and Conditions
1. The City reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals or award in any
manner deemed in the best interest of the City.
2. Selected respondent agrees to furnish a certificate of insurance naming the City of
Muskegon as an additional insured with General Liability of $1,000,000 combined single
limit per occurrence for bodily injury, personal injury, and property damage;
Professional Liability with $1,000,000 combined since limit per occurrence; Automobile
Liability: $1,000,000 combined single limit per accident for bodily injury and property
damage; and Worker’s Compensation and Employers Liability limits of $1,000,000 per
3. Sealed proposal must be received at the City Clerk’s office no later than 2:00 P.M., May
12, 2022. Proposals will not be accepted after this time. Proposals shall be addressed as

Ann Marie Meisch, City Clerk
Office of the City Clerk
City of Muskegon
933 Terrace Street
Muskegon, MI 49440


City Manager Executive Search Firm Services [PDF]

Citizens District Council 5-3-2022


Citizens District Council
City of Muskegon
933 Terrace Street
Muskegon, MI 49440

DATE:           Tuesday, May 3, 2022

TIME:            5:30 P.M.

PLACE:         1st Floor

                     City Commission Chambers Muskegon City Hall

For More Information Please Call: 724-6717

Community and Neighborhood Services

City of Muskegon