City of Stephenson, MI

LOCAL NEWS - October, 2018

The week of October 8th has been set for the city crew to begin flushing water mains.

Please refrain from using water during the hours of 1 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. as it may result in dirty water entering your line.

Brush can be placed curbside for pickup through October 9th.

Bagged leaves can be placed curbside for pickup through October 29th. All leaves need to be in paper bags. No metal in the leaf bags. Paper bags are available at local retailers. Residents are reminded not to rake their leaves to the curb or onto the street.

Halloween Trick or Treat hours will be held on October 31st from 4-6 p.m.

Absentee ballots for the November 6, 2018 General Election are now available. Contact City Hall for more information.

The new flush bathrooms at the Multi-purpose Pavilion have been completed. Reservations are being received for the park pavilions. The pavilions are reserved on a first come-first serve basis. For reservations contact City Hall.

The City has now implemented a voluntary green pricing renewable energy program. Contact City Hall for more details.

Utility bills can now be paid by debit/credit card in the office or online, or by ACH. ACH forms are available at the City Hall office.

Homeowners are reminded to place street numbers on their houses that are easily seen by emergency vehicles.

The City has contracted out its law department services to the Menominee County Sheriff’s Department. For emergencies, call 911. For non-emergencies call Central Dispatch at 888-863-6614.

The City has an energy optimization program. See the list of EO rebates at

Residents are reminded that recreational burning permits are allowed. Contact City Hall for a permit. There is no fee for the permit. No other burning is allowed in the City.

A building permit is required in the City of Stephenson for construction, fences, etc. As of September 1, 2015 a land use permit is required for permanent pools, whether they are in ground or above ground. Contact City Hall for further information and/or a permit application.