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PUBLIC NOTICE - Virtual City Council Meeting September 21, 2020

Notice is hereby given that on Monday, September 21, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. by electronic remote access, the Reed City Council will be holding its normal City Council meeting “virtually” and a public hearing for the purpose of hearing comments on the request from Ebels General Store for granting a Commercial Rehabilitation Exemption Certificate and on Ordinance No. 001-2020, an Ordinance to amend Chapter 674 of the City Code Governing Trees, Weeds and Grass by using the GoToMeeting application.

When: Monday, September 21, 2020 7:00 PM-8:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada).

Note: The GMT offset above does not reflect daylight saving time adjustments.

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Council Meeting
Monday, September 21, 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)

Please join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

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Access Code: 483-117-813

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/483117813

Members of the public will only be able to speak during the public hearing and public comment portions of the meeting/public hearing and such comments will be limited to three minutes per person during each opportunity to speak. A person wishing to speak must state their name and request to be recognized by the Reed City Mayor. The Mayor will recognize all persons wishing to speak during the public hearing and public comment. Members of the public may also submit their written comments to the Reed City Clerk at 227 E. Lincoln Ave., Reed City, MI 49677.

Jacalyn R. Beam
City Clerk

HYDRANT FLUSHING

September 21, 2020 through September 25, 2020 from 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., the DPW will be flushing the city fire hydrants and doing valve maintenance exercises. This may cause rusty water so please use caution when washing clothes.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON AN APPLICATION FOR A COMMERCIAL REHABILITATION EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE

NOTICE IS HERE BY GIVEN that the Reed City Council will hold a virtual public hearing per Executive Order 154 on Monday, September 21, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. to consider an application from MUAB LLC dba Ebels General Store, 420 E. Prosper Road, Falmouth, MI 49652, for granting a Commercial Rehabilitation Exemption Certificate, pursuant to Public Act 210 of 2005, as amended.

The Rehabilitation Exemption Certificate Application is for real property at 716 S. Chestnut Street, Reed City, Michigan.

The complete application for the Commercial Rehabilitation Exemption Certificate is available for review at the City Clerk’s Office, 227 E. Lincoln Avenue, Reed City, Michigan 49677, during normal business hours and on the City website home page at reedcity.org

The public may participate in the meeting/public hearing through GoToMeeting access by computer and smart phone. The GoToMeeting link and phone access can be found on the city homepage reedcity.org.

Owners of property within the Commercial Rehabilitation District and any residents or taxpayers of Reed City have the right to appear and be heard along with any of the taxing entities.

Jacalyn Beam
City Clerk

City Hall Reopens to Public

Posted Wednesday, July 29, 2020

The City of Reed City now has a Safety Plan to reopen City Hall offices to the public, effective immediately. Residents are still encouraged to use the online bill pay and drop box. Visitors to City Hall will be required to use face masks and observe social distancing.

If possible, residents are encouraged to call ahead when coming to City Hall so staff can prepare and lessen your time needed to complete City business.

We're a Gigabit Community

Reed City, a Gigabit CommunityIn our 21st century economy, innovation is necessary for economic leadership. Broadband infrastructure is today's central platform, and faster speeds spur innovation.

The City of Reed City is pleased to be part of a fiber-optic expansion area of Internet services being built now by Casair, Inc. Casair is constructing 400 miles of 10GigE fiber to connect its tower locations, creating massive amounts of bandwidth for our area.

This new higher level of connectivity is great news for businesses and entrepreneurs who want to grow and expand in Reed City. It means a faster broadband network, offering area homes and businesses access to gigabit broadband, bringing supercomputing power to local Internet users.

Chamber News...

Chamber Seeks Executive Director

Looking for a way to give back to your community and watch it grow? Love a challenge, working with people and local businesses? Want to get to know your community and its businesses better?

The Reed City Area Chamber of Commerce is actively looking for a part-time Executive Director. Job responsibilities consist of 25-30 hours a week split between office hours and community hours. Must be able to work flexible hours and be self-driven. Candidates are required to be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Quickbooks, social media sites, and websites. See the link below for job description details.

If you have additional questions, or would like to submit a resume with a cover letter, phone Katie Vincent (Chamber President) at (231) 388-4123, or email resume and cover letter to vincent.2003@hotmail.com.

Michigan Area Chamber of Commerce

The Reed City Area Chamber of Commerce is now a member of the Michigan Area Chamber of Commerce. The Michigan Area Chamber of Commerce offers a variety of benefits to members of our local Chamber! See the informational flyers at the following links.

We encourage all of our members to take advantage of these opportunities.

Any questions, please contact the Chamber at 231-832-5431.

Visit Our Chamber Facebook Page

Join the action on our Reed City Area Chamber Facebook page.

Chamber Mission Statement

The Reed City Area Chamber of Commerce proposes to help business, industry and tourism prosper, thus stimulating economic growth and improving the quality of life.

Chamber Member Directory

Below please find a quick directory of Reed City Area Chamber of Commerce members. Or visit our Membership Directory page to search for members by their name, business name or business category.

Welcome to Reed City, Michigan's Crossroads City

City of Reed City, MichiganAt the beautiful crossroads of US-131 and US-10, we welcome you to Reed City. We are a bustling community located at the heart of Michigan.

Reed City is also a major crossroads for Michigan's popular Rails-to Trails system. Here, the state's premier trails intersect; the White Pine Trail (running north and south) and the Pere Marquette Trail (east and west). This unique crossing makes us one of Michigan's most important trail communities.

With a friendly home town atmosphere, Reed City invites you to visit, work, and raise your family. We have a vibrant downtown and offer many business opportunities. With our beautiful parks, trails and abundant natural beauty, Reed City is the perfect place to camp and enjoy Michigan's outdoors. In every season, Reed City is your place for outdoor adventure.

Please browse here for more information about Reed City, our Chamber of Commerce, business opportunities, and tourist attractions. Thank you for your interest in Reed City.

Your Bike and Hike Camping Adventure Begins In Reed City.

White Pine TrailLooking for a Bike Hike Camping adventure out on the Michigan Trails? Come to Reed City, Michigan's Crossroads. Reed City is where two of Michigan's mightiest trails intersect, the White Pine Trail running north and south, and the Pere Marquette Trail heading east and west.

Reed City is the perfect place for your adventure to begin and end. Rambadt Park is a cozy campground nestled in nature close to US 10 & US 131 and the White Pine and Pere Marquette Trails. 13 campsites offer electricity and water hookups. Reservations are accepted. You will find warm showers, a pavilion, band shell, walking trail and kids playground. Open mid-May to end of October. There are free concerts in the park every Friday and Saturday, June to August.

From there, which direction to head on the Pere Marquette or White Pine trails? Any is a good choice! Check this article about the White Pine Trail, Reed City to Cadillac from Michigan Trails Magazine for starters. While you are in Reed City, enjoy our restaurants and downtown shops, all eager to please you with their selection and service. Find out why Reed City is a popular destination to base a day or weeklong adventure on the Michigan Trails.

Reed City Crossroads

City of Reed City
227 East Lincoln - Map
Reed City, Michigan 49677
Phone (231) 832-2245

Reed City Area Chamber of Commerce
200 N. Chestnut Street - Map
P.O. Box 27
Reed City, Michigan 49677
Phone: (231) 832-5431