LIVE STREAM OF THE NEW BUFFALO HARBOR

The Harbor Commission and City of New Buffalo are pleased to now offer a live stream of the New Buffalo Harbor. Please click here to view.

Routine maintenance is being performed today, October 18th, the live stream will be disabled until further notice.  Thank you 


MICHIGAN FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (revised 7/1/15)

 

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.

MFOIA REQUEST SUMMARY FEBRUARY, 2018

MFOIA REQUEST SUMMARY 9-21-17 TO 1-29-18

MFOIA REQUEST SUMMARY 6-14-17-9/21/17

MFOIA REQUEST SUMMARY 3/28/17-6/14/17

MFOIA REQUEST SUMMARY 12/8/16-2/23/17

Michigan Freedom of Information Act

FOIA Summary

FOIA Procedures & Guidelines

FOIA Form (revised 3/17)

Affidavit of Indigency

 


 

City Utility Bill Auto-Pay 

Auto-Pay is available for City utility bills (water, sanitary sewer, and garbage/ recycling). Please print, fill-out, and return this Authorization for Withdrawals form to sign up for auto-pay.

 


 
 

New Buffalo Amtrak Station (NBU), 226 North Whittaker Street, New Buffalo, Michigan 49117, is served by the Wolverine and Blue Water Michigan Services.

 

Amtrak's Mich. Services

Mich. Services Schedule

 

Is Your Train on Time?
 
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Draft Parks and Recreation Plan

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of New Buffalo’s five year Parks and Recreation Plan draft is available for public review and comment beginning today, October 19, 2018. The plan can be viewed on the City’s website (see link below), at City Hall, or at the New Buffalo Township Library for the next 30 days.

Draft Parks and Recreation Plan

The Parks and Recreation Plan forms the road map for the decisions to be made in the next five years regarding the provisions of the parks, beaches, and recreational land. This plan has to be submitted and accepted by the MDNR in order to be eligible for recreational grants.

 

A public hearing for review and comment of the plan will take place during the regular meeting of the New Buffalo City Council on November 19, 2018 at 6:30 P.M. The meeting will be held at City Hall, 224 W Buffalo St, New Buffalo, Michigan. Concerns and comments are encouraged and comments can be made at the City Council meeting or in writing via email to tbulson@abonmarche.com.

 

This meeting is an open meeting. The notice is posted in compliance with Open Meeting Act, Public Act 267 of 1976.  American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Notice: The City will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services to individuals with disabilities at the meeting upon seven (7) day notice to City Hall.  The contact address and phone number is as follows:

City of New Buffalo
224 W Buffalo St,

New Buffalo, MI 49117
(269) 469-1500

 


City Council Regular Meeting Day Change

The regular New Buffalo City Council meetings will now be held on the third (3rd) Monday of each month at 6:30pm.

The next regular City Council meeting will be Monday, November 19, 2018 at 6:30pm.


 City Leaf Pickup

Friendly reminder, please don't place sticks or branches within leaf piles that are placed at the street for pickup.  Sticks and branches will clog the machine.

Thank you


Draft Master Plan (2018)

The 2018 Draft Master Plan was approved by the Planning Commission on July 24, 2018 and City Council on July 26, 2018.  It is now is in the distribution process.  We will keep you updated as soon as a Public Hearing for adoption is ready to be scheduled.  Stay tuned!


Please click here for the 2017 Water Quality Report Information.  Hard copies of the report are also available at City Hall.  To find more information please see the Water Department page under the Staff & Departments tab.

City of New Buffalo Current Employment Opportunities

City of New Buffalo Lifeguard 

Please submit a resume and an application to the City Clerk, City of New Buffalo, 224 West Buffalo Street, New Buffalo, MI  49117.  


FOIA GUIDELINES
ALL FOIA requests must go through the proper channels to be received by the City of New Buffalo as per the Michigan Freedom of Information Act.  Sending an electronic FOIA request is a privilege and delivery will be noted the next business day.  FOIA requests are to be sent only to our FOIA Coordinator, City Clerk, Lori Vander Clay and FOIA Appeals are to be sent only to the City Manager, David Richards.  Any FOIA requests and/or FOIA Appeals sent to any others are not considered received by the City of New Buffalo and will not be answered. Thank you for your cooperation.


Chromium Testing Update 

Please be advised that the Water Department will be running monthly Chromium Tests and will post them on this page.  Please click here for the seventh round result which indicates "non detected at the reporting limit".  To see all the monthly results, please go to the Water Department page under the Staff & Departments tab.


NEW BUFFALO CITY PROPERTY TAX INFORMATION

Please click here for frequently asked questions about general property tax information.  It is a helpful tool that also features a website to look up tax information.


2018-2020 BUDGET

 

Click here to download the  2018-2020 Budget.  Previous years' budgets and annual audits are available on the Treasurer's Office page. 


LEAF AND YARD WASTE PICK-UP

Lakeshore Recycling and Disposal will be collecting all yard waste from April 1, 2018- October 31, 2018 every Wednesday. Materials collected include grass, brush, leaves, weeds and limbs up to 4” in diameter and no longer than 4 feet. All material other than limbs should be in biodegradable bags, 32 gallon can or bundle tied with a 50 pound limit. Limbs must be placed in small neat piles or bundle tied, 50 pound limit. Residents may lease a 95 gallon yard waste cart from Lakeshore at a rate of $3.00/month billed to the resident.


RECYCLING AND SOLID WASTE COLLECTION SERVICES

 

Lakeshore Recycling and Disposal is the City's recycling and solid waste contractor. They may be reached at 269-231-5623 or 877-LAKE-877

(877-525-3877).

Solid waste collection occurs every Wednesday.

 Lakeshore will also conduct recycling collection services every other week on Wednesdays, for 2018:

  • January 10 and 24      

  • February 7 and 21

  • March 7 and 21                                             

  • April 4 and 18

  • May 2, 16 and 31                                     

  • June 13 and 27

  • July 11 and 25                                        

  • August 8 and 22

  • September 6 and 19                                

  • October 3, 17 and 31

  • November 14 and 28                       

  • December 12 and 27

 Please contact Lakeshore Recycling and Disposal with any questions or concerns. 

Please click here  for the 2018 Berrien County Recycling Event Schedule.


2017 Audit
Please click here to view the 2017 City of New Buffalo Audit. 


  

2017 HARBOR SOUNDINGS

Please click here to see the 2017 soundings of the New Buffalo Harbor. The depth readings are based off the mean lake levels. The water is currently at a gage of plus 3 feet above LWD, so please make sure you add 3 feet to all the depth readings off the soundings map.


 

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Follow the latest news and discussions from the DDA Board on their blog, click here.


THE CITY NEEDS YOUR HELP

City residents, if you are interested in serving on any of these board positions, please click here to fill out the application. You may also submit a resume with the application and send in to the City Clerk, Lori K. Vander Clay 224 West Buffalo Street, New Buffalo, MI 49117.   For more information, please call City Hall, 269-469-1500.

Downtown Development Authority

(December) 2020

 

Park and Recreation Board

(May 2019)

  

Local Officers Compensation Commission

1 Member (May 2019)
 
Construction Board of Appeals

1 Member (May 2017)
1 Member (May 2018)

 


                   

New Buffalo Historic Walking Tour

The New Buffalo Parks Department along with friends are proud to bring back the Walking Tour of Historic Interest. Click here to view the brochure or stop at the beach and pick one up today. Enjoy the walk!

 

 

 

This page last updated on 10/19/2018.

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