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Street Lighting Update

DPW is working to repair streetlight outages throughout the city.  Click here to view the streetlight outage report. Read More

City Announces Chore Program

The City of Pontiac has partnered with OLHSA to offer the Chore program. This program provides home maintenance services (snow removal, raking, minor home repairs, etc) to Pontiac's extremely low-income senior and severely disabled residents. Click here to the Chore webpage.  Read More

Mill Street Road Closure

DTE will be working on M-59 (Huron) in the downtown just West of Mill Street in the WB curb lane.  This closure is a requirement of their MDOT permit and should not result in major traffic problems.  This closure will take place first think Monday morning, March 18th and be in place for approximately 4 weeks. Read More

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. 

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Harvard President and Pontiac Central Alumnus Speaks to Youth

Pontiac's Own Harvard President L Bacow visited Pontiac and wants to support our youth. He wants to help them achieve higher education by attending Harvard Click here to read the article. Read More

City Retiree Health Care Litigation Settled

On Monday, November 20, 2018, US District Judge Avern Cohn gave final approval to the class action settlement between the City of Pontiac and the City of Pontiac Retired Employees Association.
Click here for the official notice.
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City Released from State Oversight

Governor Snyder has signed the order that completely removes the City of Pontiac from state oversight ending eight years of state control. Click here to read the details. Read More

Council Adopted 2019-2021 Budget

The Council Adopted 2019-2021 Budget is now available online. Proposed 2019-2021 Annual Budgets (pdf) Read More

Medical Marihuana Proposal Updates

On August 27, 2018, the Oakland County Clerk accepted a recount petition for Proposal 1 from the August 7th primary. The recount commenced on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. at the Oakland County Elections Division.
The results of the recount for Proposal 1 are:
Yes 3896 No 3895
Click here for detailed results of the recount.
Click here to read the full language of the proposal.
Click here to view the presentation regarding the Planning Commissions recommendations.
Click here to view the proposal to amend the Zoning Ordinance regarding Medical Marihuana facilities. Read More

New City of Pontiac Business Guide

"The Link" is Pontiac's new Business Guide providing information about events and developments happening in the city. In the back is a complete directory of Pontiac Businesses.
Click here to read "The Link" Read More

Spirit of Pontiac Summer Newsletter

The Spirit of Pontiac newsletter is a joint initiative between the City of Pontiac and Oakland University.
Click here to read the Summer 2018 Newsletter. Read More

City Crime Rate Drops

The Detroit News reports that Pontiac has seen a 37 percent decrease in violent crime since 2011.
Click here to read the article.

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Precautionary Boil Water Notice:

There are no precautionary boil water notices at this time. Read More