News about the City of Muskegon, announcements and updates.

Water System Advisory Council Meeting 12-5-2019



A meeting of the Water System Advisory Council has been scheduled for:

Thursday, December 5, 2019

4:30 P.M.

Public Service Building

(1350 E. Keating Ave., Muskegon, MI 49442)


Meeting Agenda:


  • Old Business (first meeting, no old business)
  • New Business 
    1. Appoint council members. David Baker, Sanjeev Mungarwadi, Wyatt Eggleton, Mike Hannan, David Semelbauer (local resident)
    1. Appoint chairperson and other officers (as needed).
    1. Discuss educational material needed for public education.
    1. Discuss plan to replace current lead service lines.
    1. Public comment.
  •    Adjourned

Notice Dated:  11/22/2019

ADA POLICY: The City of Muskegon will provide necessary auxiliary aids and services to individuals who wish to attend the meeting upon twenty four hour notice to the City of Muskegon. Please contact Ann Marie Meisch, City Clerk, at 933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI 49440 or via telephone (231) 724-6705 or TTY/TDD: dial 7-1-1 to request connection with (231) 724-6705.


BID: 2020-2022 Janitorial Services


Project: 2020-2022 Janitorial Services

The City of Muskegon, Michigan will receive sealed bids until 2:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at the City Clerk’s Office, City Hall, 933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, Michigan, at which time and  lace all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following items of work to include:

Janitorial and Carpet Cleaning Services at the following sites: City Hall, including the Muskegon Police Department (933 Terrace St.), and the Public Service Building (1350 E. Keating), for a period of three (3) years.

Electronic copies of Plans and Specifications may be obtained on or after Friday, November 22, 2019 from the City of Muskegon website, or by request to the Engineering Department via phone or email; 231.724.6707 or 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:

  • Public Services Building, 1350 E. Keating Ave., Muskegon MI 49442
  • City of Muskegon website:
  • 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 3:00 pm on Tuesday, December 3, 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.

By: Ann Meisch, City Clerk

PUBLISH: 11/22/2019


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.

Ann Meisch, City Clerk
City of Muskegon, City Hall
933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI 49440
(231) 724-6705 or TDD (231) 724-6773

Janitorial Services Bid Invitation Letter[PDF]

2020-22 Janitorial Services Bid Binder[PDF]

2020-23 Janitorial Services Contract Pre-Bid Documents[PDF]

Public Notice City of Muskegon Procurement of Various Contractors for 2020-2021




The programs for which these contractors would provide services include, but are not limited to: Community Development Block Grant, HOME Partnership Program, Muskegon County Senior Millage, and the Medicaid CHIP Lead Grant.  We are looking for local businesses in the areas of:  housing specification writer, realtor, real estate appraiser, lead abatement, residential building, and window supplier.   All licensed contractors are encouraged to bid.

The City of Muskegon is an Equal Opportunity Housing Provider and Employer.  We do business in accordance with Section 3 Regulations, Federal Fair Housing, and do not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

Bid packages will be available Monday, November 18, 2019 starting at 12:00 noon at Muskegon City Hall, Community and Neighborhood Services Office, 933 Terrace Street, Room 205, Muskegon, MI.  Completed bid packages are due in the Clerk’s Office at Muskegon City Hall on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, by 2 p.m.  This will be a sealed bid.  The outside of the envelope should include the contractor’s business name and trade type.  Faxed or e-mailed bids will not be accepted. The City of Muskegon reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Bidding contractors must show proof of the appropriate licenses, liability insurance, worker’s compensation and certifications for their line of work. They must also be prepared to provide references as well.

If you have any questions, please contact Oneata Bailey, Director of Community and Neighborhood Services, by phone: (231)724-6717 or email:

Publish: Sunday, November 17, 2019



Public Notice City of Muskegon Invite to Bid HOME 602 Ada


City of Muskegon

Invitation to Bid

     The City of Muskegon Community and Neighborhood Services department is currently looking for a qualified licensed Lead Abatement Contractor for the abatement process and a Residential Building Contractor for the rehabilitation of the property located at 602 Ada.

This project is being financed with funds from the HUD HOME Program.  All projects are subject to Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, which seeks to promote to the greatest possible extent employment training and business opportunity for low/moderate income residents and small businesses of the area.

Proposal packets for the property will be available Monday, November 18, 2019, at 12:00 noon at Muskegon City Hall, CNS Office – Room 205, 933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI.  Completed proposal packets must be returned to the City Clerk’s Office by no later than 2:00pm, on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at Muskegon City Hall.  All proposals must be returned on the specification form supplied by the CNS office and must be completely and properly filled out.  No electronically delivered proposals will be accepted.

The Lead Abatement portion of this project must be completed by an approved Lead Abatement Contractor with the State of Michigan.  The contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, religion, sex, weight or national origin.


  • Copy of Lead Abatement Contractor License or
  • Copy of Lead Abatement Supervisor and Worker Licenses

Bid proposals should be placed inside a marked envelope, addressed to the City of Muskegon Community and Neighborhood Services office with the title of the project address on the outside of the envelope along with the bidder’s name.  All qualified residential contractors are encouraged to submit a bid.

The City of Muskegon reserves the right to accept and/or reject any, all or a portion of the submitted proposal.  For more information contact the CNS office at 231-724-6717.  The City of Muskegon is an equal opportunity employer and housing provider.

Oneata Bailey, Director, Community and Neighborhood Services


PUBLISH:  November 17, 2019


Legislative Policy Committee Special Meeting 11-25-2019



A “Special Meeting” of the Legislative Policy Committee has been scheduled for:


Monday, November 25, 2019

4:00 P.M.

City Commission Chambers @ City Hall

(933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI 49440)


The purpose of the meeting is for the Legislative Policy Committee to discuss the Marijuana Application and Social Equity Component.


Notice Dated:  11/19/2019


C:        City Commissioners

News Media

ADA POLICY: The City of Muskegon will provide necessary auxiliary aids and services to individuals who wish to attend the meeting upon twenty four hour notice to the City of Muskegon. Please contact Ann Marie Meisch, City Clerk, at 933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI 49440 or via telephone (231) 724-6705 or TTY/TDD: dial 7-1-1 to request connection with (231) 724-6705.








A special downtown Business Improvement District Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 25, 2019 at 8 a.m. at Muskegon City Hall, 933 Terrace, Muskegon, MI 49440 in Room 103. The board requires a special meeting to select new leadership, nominate two new members, adopt a 2020 budget and work plan and receive a staff report on the future of the BID beyond 2020

Date: November 18. 2019


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 with twenty-four (24) hours 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 Cummings, MMC City Clerk 933 Terrace Street, Muskegon, MI 49440 (231) 724-6705

Civil Service Commission Meeting 11-18-2019 CANCELLED

Civil Service Commission Monthly Meeting – Monday, November 18, 2019 meeting has been cancelled.

2019 Spring Citizen’s Police Academy Now Accepting Applications

The Muskegon Police Department holds a Citizen’s Police Academy twice per year (Spring and Fall) with the purpose of providing citizens with a better understanding of the functions of law enforcement, dispelling misconceptions and increasing positive communication between citizens and police. A link to the 2 page application is provided at the bottom of this page. Note: you must complete and sign the application and it must be hand delivered or post-marked (if returning by U.S. mail) on or before March 13, 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.

Graduation Requirements: Students must attend the weekly classes. Any student who misses more than two (2) evenings will not receive a graduation certificate but may continue to attend.

Age Requirements: High School Senior or above and 17 years of age or older There is no upper age limit.

Course Dates: Course Starts on March 25, 2020, and ends on May 27, 2020.

Class Size: 30 Students

All classes will be held on Wednesday evenings (10 weeks) from 6 – 9 p.m.

Citizens Police Academy Course Outline

The tentative course outline is as follows (note classes may move to other days depending on instructor availability):
Day 1
Introduction, Central Police/Fire Dispatch, Operations
Day 2
Patrol Bureau Operations (Firearms, P.P.C.T. and less than lethal force)
Day 3
Patrol Bureau Operation continued – (Traffic Stops), Investigations Bureau Operations, (Criminal Sexual Conduct Investigations)
Day 4
Investigations Bureau, Operations cont., (Fraud/IDTheft and Crime Scene Analysis)
Day 5
Investigations Bureau, Operations cont., (Evidence Tracking and Narcotics Investigations)
Day 6
Muskegon County Sheriff (includes Jail Tour)
Day 7
Records Bureau, Internal Affairs/ Professional Standards/Training, Youth Transition Center
Day 8
Muskegon County Prosecutor, Domestic Violence
Day 9
Neighborhood Policing Unit/Crime Activity Task Force / Juvenile Procedures (Family Court)
Day 10
Mock Crime Scene, Closing Remarks, Ride-Along Information/Forms, Evaluation of Academy, Graduation

Citizen Academy Application