Chamber Street Closure - Monday Morning through Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.
Chambers Street will be closed to thru traffic from Center Street to School Street starting at 8am Monday, January 24th and reopening at 4pm Tuesday, January 25th. Jensen’s Excavating will be removing asphalt/concrete, and repairing a sanitary sewer service.
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2021 Planning Commission Annual Report Available
At the January 17, 2022 Regular City Council Meeting, Council received the 2021 Planning Commission Annual Report. This report highlights the work of the Planning Commission in 2021 and notes items the Planning Commission may wish to work on in 2022.
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Short-Term Rental 2022 Snapshot Reports Available
Mayor Scott Smith Honors Officers Antwan Bell and Shawn Olney with Proclamations
At the January 17, 2022 Regular Council Meeting, Mayor Scott Smith honored Officers Antwan Bell and Shawn Olney with proclamations to recognize their careers with the City of South Haven. Officer Bell and Officer Olney will be retiring in 2022 after 25+ years of serving the South Haven Area. The City wishes them well and thanks them for their dedication to visitors and residents over the years!
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City Council Adopts New Ordinance to Allow for Beach Closures due to Dangerous Conditions
At the January 3, 2022 City Council Meeting, the City Council voted to adopt Ordinance 1077, an ordinance to amend sections 58-90 and 58-101 to establish a process for closing city beach waters and piers due to inclement weather, to prohibit violations of closure orders, and to provide penalties for violations.
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Updated Press Release - Waste Collection Services Transition
The City of South Haven has released a new updated Public Notice with transition updates and reminders about trash, recycling, and yard waste collection.
Please take note of the Christmas Tree removal date scheduled on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at no additinal cost to residents. Any date after January 12th, residents will be responsible to pay Best Way a removal fee of $25.
Any individuals who have not received their carts should contact Best Way at (269) 463-3232. Weekly collection services will begin Monday, December 6, 2021 and will occur weekly on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
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City Snow Removal and Parking Restrictions Reminder
City of South Haven Department of Public Works is responsible for clearing snow and salting of 40 miles of City streets. In addition to streets, the Department of Public Works clears 28 miles of sidewalks. The City attempts to provide clear walking routes on the most commonly used sidewalks such as to schools and within the Central Business District. In fact, the City attempts to make these walking routes as accessible as possible.
Keeping the City’s streets and sidewalks clean and safe during the winter is a big job. It can’t happen without the cooperation of all residents, businesses and agencies. The following press release is full of information for the residents that will help the City do its job.
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South Haven Police Department Offers Property Check Requests
South Haven Area residents can request to have the Police drive by their properties to conduct visual inspections while they are away. The Property Check Request Form is available on the Documents on Demand center, and is also linked below. Property owners can specify the time frame in which they would like their property checked and can also specify details for the officers to look for. Request forms can be submitted via email, mail, fax or dropped off at the Police Station located on Blue Star Highway.
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Overton Site Redevelopment Webpage
Any information regarding the redevelopment of the former S.E. Overton Factory site located at 229 Elkenburg Street can now be found in one location.
The webpage includes presentations from the public informational meeting held in April, the Special Council Meeting held June 21, stakeholder meetings, and a timeline of how we got to this point in the redevelopment.
For more information, please visit the Overton Redevelopment page at sohami.page.link/overton
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City Website Email Notification
The City website offers users the opportunity to receive email notifications as soon as information is posted to the website. This includes notifications for meeting agendas, minutes, and city documents, as well as urgent notifications such as watermain breaks, road closings, weather-related emergencies, and boil water alerts.
In order to receive notifications, users must sign up at the bottom of the Home Page at "Sign up here for email notifications" and click on "SIGN UP". The "Subscribe to Email List" page will appear with instructions.
Click here to read the City's current notification methods.read more >
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