Office of City Clerk
City Clerk Allyson Holm is an administrative officer of the City, and Clerk of the Council, under the direct supervision of the City Manager. The City Clerk is the custodian of the official seal of the City, and is responsible execution of official documents. The City Clerk is also responsible for:
The City Clerk is responsible for all other duties as assigned by the City Charter, state law, City Ordinances, resolutions of the City Council, or instructions from the City Manager.
FOIA LAW changes take effect July 1, 2015
There have been changes made to the Michigan Freedom of Information Act, Public Act 442 of 1976 which will take effect July 1, 2015. Please find more information listed below. You can also find this on the City Clerk's part of the website. If you have any questions, please contact the City Clerk at 269-469-1500 or email@example.com.
NOTICE OF LAST DAY REGISTRATION
TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS IN THE CITY OF NEW BUFFALO:
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that an election will be held in the City of New Buffalo on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at City Hall located at 224 W. Buffalo St. The last day to register for the election is Monday, October 5, 2015 by 4:00 p.m. Persons residing in the City of New Buffalo registering after the deadline will not be eligible to vote at that election.
Voters may register by mail using a mail-in registration form or in person at a Secretary of State Branch Office or the city or county clerk’s office.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of New Buffalo will have four Charter Amendment Proposals that shall be submitted to a vote of the qualified electors within the City of New Buffalo as presented and listed below:
NEW BUFFALO CITY CHARTER AMENDMENT PROPOSAL NO. 1
Proposed amendment to the New Buffalo City Charter to change the starting time of regular meetings of City Council.
NEW BUFFALO CITY CHARTER AMENDMENT PROPOSAL NO. 2
Proposed amendment of the New Buffalo City Charter to change the requirement for the publication of the proceedings of City Council from newspaper publication to publication on the City’s official website.
NEW BUFFALO CITY CHARTER AMENDMENT PROPOSAL NO. 3
Proposed amendment of the New Buffalo City Charter to remove Section 3.17.
NEW BUFFALO CITY CHARTER AMENDMENT PROPOSAL NO. 4
Proposed amendment of the New Buffalo City Charter to amend section 5.1 to require one year minimum residency in the city immediately prior to the last day for the filing of petitions for elected office.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the New Buffalo Area School district will be voting on the following millage proposal as presented and listed below:
NEW BUFFALO AREA SCHOOLS
This proposal will allow the school district to levy the statutory rate of 18 mills on all property, except principal residence and other property exempted by law, required for the school district to receive its revenue per pupil foundation allowance.
Full text of the ballot proposal is available at the City Clerk’s office, 224 W. Buffalo St., New Buffalo, MI 49117.
PERSONS ENTITLED to be registered voters in the City of New Buffalo must possess the following qualifications on or before the day of the election: (1) a citizen of the United States; (2) not less than 18 years of age; (3) a resident of the State of Michigan and the City of New Buffalo for not less than 30 days prior to the election (MCL 168.492). In addition, qualified electors must be registered to vote not less than 30 days prior to the election (MCL 168.497).
Registrations will be received at City Hall located at 224 W. Buffalo St., New Buffalo MI 49117, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. with Wednesday open 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Persons with special needs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the clerk’s office.
This page last updated on 9/24/2015.