Mayor Ends State of Emergency - City Hall Offices Open
Mayor Waterman has announced an end to the State of Emergency. City Hall offices are now open.
Mayor Deirdre Waterman Announces $5000 Scholarships for Pontiac Residents
City Announces Chore Program
City Awarded Grants for Sidewalks & Lighting
Tall Grass & Weeds Ordinance
With spring coming, property owners need to be aware of the City's tall grass and weeds ordinance (Article III, Section 122-71). Grass and weeds taller than 8" will be declared a public nuisance. Landowners will be notified of the violation. If the landowner refuses to comply, the city will cut the grass and weeds and charge the property owner for the cost plus an administrative fee as established by the city council. Violations of this ordinance shall be a civil infraction punishable by a civil fine of up to $500.00 plus costs. Each day of violation shall be a separate violation. Click here to read the entire public notice:Read More
Mayor Announces Rental, Mortgage and Utility Relief For Pontiac Residents
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City Launches PontiaConnect! Phone App
PontiaConnect is our City's newest application for staying connected with the latest news on health and government.
The app can be downloaded for free to any smartphone from either the Google Play store or the Apple store. IN the search bar, just type in "Pontiac" and select the application with the City of Pontiac seal.
Road Closures - Walton Boulevard & South Saginaw St
Walton Blvd. lane closures between Baldwin Avenue and Silver Lake Rd. May 17th through August 31st.
Click here for details, maps and detours.
Road Closure on South Saginaw St.
Road Construction - July 24-26 Southbound US-24 (Telegraph Rd.) Ramp to Orchard Lake Rd.
Start Date: July 17th at 5 AM
Reopen Date: July 19th at 5 AM
Traffic Details: SB US-24 (Telegraph Rd.) Ramp to Orchard Lake Road closed for sidewalk work.
Detour: No posted detour. Alternate route suggested to continue SB US-24 to Fairfax Avenue crossover to NB US-24 to Old Telegraph Road to Orchard Lake Road.
Click here for suggested detour
Start Date: July 24th at 5 AM
Reopen Date: July 26th at 5 AM
Traffic Details: SB US-24 to SB Old Telegraph Road will be closed for sidewalk work. Also the right lane of NB US-24 at Old Telegraph Road will be closed.
Detour: No posted detour. Alternate route suggested to use SB US-24 to Fairfax Avenue crossover to NB US-24 back to Old Telegraph Road.
City Expands Efforts to Address Potholes
The Department of Public Works is taking several steps to address the onslaught of potholes. These steps include: Additional Patching Crew, Saturday Patching, Negotiating with Contractor for additional crew and posting updates on the city website. Click here to read the complete document. DPW has gotten hundreds of potholes repaired and most of our streets swept. Click here for the 2017-2018 Pothole Repair Report.