Public Notices

Request for Bids - Roof Replacement

Powerhouse roof replacement project
85 Water St, Newaygo MI

The City of Newaygo is accepting sealed bids through Thursday, May 25, 2023, 2:00pm regarding the replacement of the old powerhouse roof, located at 85 Water St, Newaygo MI. Sealed bids must be submitted and clearly labeled “Bid for Powerhouse Roof Project”. Bids must arrive to City Hall, 28 State Road, Newaygo MI 49337 by the date and time listed above.

The scope of work for the project includes, but is not limited to, complete roof removal and installation of new roof deck, standing seam metal roof along with gutter and downspouts. Projects will be bid according to specifications/plans provided by the City of Newaygo. Specifications/plans and bidding forms can be picked up at City Hall, 28 State Rd, Newaygo, Michigan, 49337 or downloaded from the links below.
Any addendums to the bidding documents will be posted as a link below. Please check for addendums before submitting bid.

Prospective bidders can walk the site at any time. Access to the interior of the building will need to be scheduled by contacting City Manager Jon Schneider at or
231-652-1657 ext 211. Questions about the project can be directed to the City Manager.

The City of Newaygo reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids, or to award on any or all items, as is in the best interest of the City of Newaygo. Bids will be opened on the bid due date and time in the City Hall Council Chambers located at the City Hall address mentioned above.

The City of Newaygo is an equal opportunity provider.

Kim Goodin, Clerk
City of Newaygo

Public Mtg: Proj Planning Doc

W. Wood St water main. Water service lines.

The City of Newaygo will hold a public meeting on the proposed replacement of a water main on W. Wood St and also the replacement of water service lines at various locations throughout the City. The purpose of the meeting is to receive comments from interested persons.

The meeting will be held at 7pm on 5/8/2023 at the Newaygo City Council Chambers located at 28 State Rd, Newaygo MI 49337.

The purpose of the proposed project is to replace an old water main that is prone to breaking and also convert water service lines to safer materials to promote public health.
Project construction will involve the replacement of a water main on W. Wood St that is approximately 70 years old. Also part of the project is to replace water service lines to various homes or businesses at several locations throughout the City.

Impacts of the proposed project include less interruptions in municipal water service and greater public health. During construction, there may be temporary detours for traffic.

Unless grant money or loan forgiveness is received, it is anticipated this project will cost the average home owner approximately $116 per year during the term of the 20 year loan.

Copies of the plan detailing the proposed project are available for inspection at Newaygo City Hall, 28 State Rd, Newaygo MI 49337 or linked below.
Written comments received before 5/8/2023 at 3pm will receive responses in the final project planning document. Written comments should be sent to: City Clerk, Kim Goodin, PO Box 308, Newaygo MI 49337 or

Newaygo Police JOB OPENING

Sworn licensed Police Officer opening:
Newaygo Police Department ~ Full and Part-Time Police Officer

Opening Date: 09/20/2022
Closing Date: until filled

TELEPHONE: 231-652-1657 extension 215

The City of Newaygo Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Full and Part-time Police Officer.
Duties include patrolling city streets, parks, commercial and residential areas. Preserve the peace and enforce the law, control vehicular traffic, prevent or detect and investigate misconduct involving misdemeanors, felonies and other law violations, obtaining evidences and compile information regarding crimes, prepare cases for filing of charges, testifying in court, and related activities, carry out duties in conformance with Federal, State, city ordinances, departmental policies and procedures and other related activities.

• Associates degree in law enforcement, criminal justice or a related field required
• Must be licensed, licensable as a police officer by MCOLES.
• Must be a U.S. citizen and be 21 years or older at the time of employment.
• Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver's license.
• No felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal histories.
• Must be able to read and write the English language;
• Must be of good moral character.
• Ability to successfully complete all phases of the selection process.
Special requirements:
• Pass extensive personal and professional background check
• Pass medical, psychological and drug testing.
Essential job functions:
• Patrol in a vehicle
• Respond to calls for service
• Make arrests
• Prepare narrative crime reports and non-criminal reports, criminal investigations and follow-up traffic crash investigations
• Participate in training sessions
• Participate in community oriented events
• Display a positive and professional attitude and demeanor.
• Detain search and question suspects as appropriate.


Georgia Andres, Chief of Police
City of Newaygo Police Department
Newaygo, MI 49337

Applications Accepted Until positions are filled
Application may be obtained at Newaygo City Hall or by emailing / requesting an employment application at

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Public Notice

Starting on May 1, 2023, all properties located in the City of Newaygo will be subject to enforcement of Art. II of Chapter 82 to the City of Newaygo’s Code of Ordinances entitled “Weeds, Grass and Rank Vegetation Ordinance” (Code 1980, § 6.25; Ordinance No. 2023-02, as amended 3-13-2023), as authorized under Michigan’s Noxious Weeds Act, PA 359 of 1941, as amended.

The purpose of this Ordinance is to maintain the character and development of landscaping in the neighborhood by removing noxious weeds and any other uncontrolled plant growth, weeds, or grass exceeding six (6) inches in height in order to prevent them from becoming a detriment to public health.

Under the relevant portions of the Noxious Weeds Act and the Ordinance, it is the responsibility of all owners and/or occupants to prevent and/or eliminate noxious weeds before they reach a seed-bearing stage of growth, and/or to cut weeds and tall grass to not exceed six (6) inches in yards on a routine basis but does not apply to weeds in fields devoted to growing crops.

Failure to comply with this notice will result in the City taking action by contracting for the services necessary to enter the property and remedy the conditions. Methods of treating and eradicating the noxious weeds and grass may include the use of mechanical mowing, cutting, or trimming equipment.

All expenses incurred to bring this property into compliance shall be paid by the owner(s) and/or occupant(s). A lien shall be placed against the property, and if not paid, the amount may be assessed as a special tax against such land on the next assessment roll and will be collected in the next tax cycle.

Please contact Newaygo City Office at (231) 652-1657 Ext. 227 or if you have any questions or concerns.

Substitute School Crossing Guards

The City of Newaygo will be taking applications for Substitute School Crossing Guards. Applications and Resumes will be received until the positions are filled.

Please submit Applications/Resumes to:

Newaygo Police, 28 State Road, P.O. Box 308, Newaygo, MI 49337.

For additional information, please call (231) 652-1655.

Public Notice

The City of Newaygo does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services and activities. The City of Newaygo does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices.

This notice is provided as required by Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990

Questions, concerns, complaints or requests for additional information regarding the ADA may be forwarded to the City of Newaygo's designated ADA Coordinator:

Jon Schneider
City Manager
28 State Road
(231) 652-1657
Monday-Friday 7:30 am- 4:00 pm

Individuals who need auxiliary aids for effective communication in programs and services of the City of Newaygo are invited to make their needs and preferences known to the ADA Coordinator.

Jon Schneider
Newaygo City Manager

City of Newaygo

28 State Road
Newaygo, Michigan 49337
Phone (231) 652-1657
Monday through Friday, 7:30a-4:00p
Emergency: Phone 911

City of Newaygo