News about the City of Muskegon, announcements and updates.
INVITATION FOR BIDS
Project: H91843: THIRD ST., MERRILL TO MUSKEGON
The City of Muskegon, Michigan will receive sealed bids until 2:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at the City Clerk’s Office, City Hall, 933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, Michigan, at which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following items of work to include:
CONSTRUCTION INCLUDES 0.21 MILES OF HMA PAVEMENT RECONSTRUCTION; INCLUDING HMA REMOVAL, HMA PAVEMENT, 8 INCH WATERMAIN, STORM SEWER, CONCRETE SIDEWALKS AND PAVEMENT MARKINGS ON THIRD STREET IN THE CITY OF MUSKEGON, MUSKEGON COUNTY.
Electronic copies of Plans and Specifications may be obtained on or after Friday, May 10, 2019 from the City of Muskegon website, or by request to the Engineering Department via phone or email; 231.724.6707 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Printed copies can be obtained by request from the Engineering Department located at 1350 E. Keating Ave, Muskegon MI, 49442 for a cost of $40.
An amount equal to five percent (5%) of the Bid must be submitted with each Bid Proposal in one of three forms acceptable to the City of Muskegon. Contract documents may be examined at the following locations:
Contract documents may be examined at the following locations:
- Public Services Building, 1350 E. Keating Ave., Muskegon MI 49442
- City of Muskegon website: www.shorelinecity.com
- Grand Rapids Builders Exchange
Attention is called to the fact that the City requires: the Contractor consider hiring local work force insofar as possible, not less than the salaries and wages set forth in the Specifications must be paid, 14% minority and 6.9% female are the goals established for participation in each trade, the Contractor must ensure employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against based upon their race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicapped condition nor veteran background, and all pertinent regulations must be complied with. Bids may not be withdrawn within sixty (60) days after bid opening. The City of Muskegon reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informalities or irregularities in the bidding.
A Pre-Bid Conference will be held in the Conference Room at the City of Muskegon Public Services Building located at 1350 E Keating Avenue at 9:30am on, Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at which time and place any questions regarding this Project should be presented. Minutes from the Pre-Bid Conference will become an Addendum to the Contract.
CITY OF MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN
By: Ann Meisch, City Clerk
The City will provide necessary appropriate auxiliary aids services, for example, signers for the hearing impaired, audio tapes for the visually impaired, etc., for disabled persons who want to attend the meeting, upon twenty-four hour notice to the City. Contact:
Ann Meisch, City Clerk
City of Muskegon, City Hall
933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI 49440
(231) 724-6705 or TDD (231) 724-6773
CITY OF MUSKEGON
ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
The regular meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals scheduled for Tuesday, May, 14,
2019, has been canceled due to lack of business to conduct.
Muskegon Area Medication Disposal Program on Mission to Reduce Opioid Epidemic
MUSKEGON, MI – The Muskegon Area Medication Disposal Program (MAMDP) is hosting a medication and needle take back event on Saturday, April 27th at the Norton Shores Fire Department 1100 E. Pontaluna Rd. Muskegon, MI 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Coinciding with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Take Back Day, members of MAMDP say the goal of this event is to shed light on opioid awareness and addiction, and encourage the community to help reduce the growing problem by getting rid of unused opioids, other medications and needles safely and properly.
“I’ve taken a very personal interest in the problems of drug abuse and looking at every possible way to mitigate the impact of this terrible epidemic. One of the easiest ways is to remove unneeded and unused medications from our homes, before they end up being abused. Disposing of them through the Muskegon Area Medication Disposal Program not only keeps them safely away from possible abuse, but it also keeps them out of our water supply and environment. The Muskegon Medication Disposal Program is one of the leading take back programs in Michigan and I urge everyone to take full advantage of this free service.” Bob Scolnik, County Commissioner
Community residents are urged to drop off their unused or expired over-the-counter and prescription medications between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. on April 27th; including ointments, sprays, inhalers, creams, pet medications, and needles.
“This is a great opportunity for the community to dispose of expired or unused medications and used sharps. It is important to dispose of these medications correctly to avoid unauthorized use by our youth, or other individuals that could misuse these products”, states Sheriff Michael Poulin, and a founding member of the MAMDP Initiative.
This bi-annual, free event first began in 2010, and has since collected over 35,000 pounds (over 17.5 tons) of medications, reducing the amount of opioids and other medication found in residents’ homes, our watersheds, and in the wrong hands. Biohazardous materials, household hazardous waste, and personal care items are not accepted. For more information or if you have questions about which medications are accepted or future drop-off dates, visit www.mamdp.org or call Rachel McCoy at 231-672-3201. Learn more about National Take Back Day by visiting their website.
About The Muskegon Area Medication Disposal Program (MAMDP)
MAMDP, a Health Project collaborative founded in 2010, is one of the first and most successful take-back programs in Michigan, It has been recognized nationally and featured in the White House’s 2015 National Drug Control Strategy.
MAMDP is made possible through the collaborative efforts of several community organizations, including Mercy Health, Norton Shores PD, Sheriff’s Office, Muskegon PD, Spectrum Health, the Coalition for a Drug Free Muskegon County, Public Health – Muskegon County, Spectrum Health, and the Health Project. This program is supported by grants from the Lakeshore Regional Entity, Mercy Health and the in-kind support for the use of the Norton Shores Fire department facilities and to the community volunteers for participating at the day’s event.
The Large dog run in the bark park has been reseeded and will be closed for the next few weeks until the grass is established.
The small dog run will remain open.
NOTICE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE
ELECTION TO BE HELD ON
TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2019
CITY OF MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN
TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF MUSKEGON:
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that any qualified elector of the City of Muskegon who is not already registered, may register to vote at the office of the City Clerk; the office of the County Clerk; office of the Secretary of State branch office, or other designated state agency. Registration forms can be obtained at mi.gov/vote and mailed to the City Clerk. Voters who are already registered may update their registration at www.expressSOS.com.
The last day to register in any manner other than in-person with the local clerk is Monday, April 22, 2019.
After this date, anyone who qualifies as an elector may register to vote in person with proof of residency. (MCL 168.492) at the Muskegon City Clerk’s Office, located at 933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI 49440 at the following times:
- Regular Business Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Hours on Saturday, May 4, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
- Election Day, May 7, 2019 from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the following proposal will appear on the ballot.
9-1-1 Muskegon Central Dispatch Surcharge
To provide dedicated capital funding for Muskegon Central Dispatch 9-1-1 for equipment directly related to the delivery of 9-1-1 services which includes; replacing outdated emergency radio equipment including over 1700 mobiles and portables for all fire, police and local ambulances in Muskegon County, five new radio towers, computers, wireless data backup, and related 9191 costs, shall Muskegon County be authorized to assess a monthly surcharge not to exceed $2.75, against landlines, wireless and VoIP services to users capable of accessing 9-1-1 services within Muskegon County for a period of thirteen (13) years, beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2032?
Persons with special needs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the clerk’s office.
Ann Meisch, MMC – Muskegon City Clerk