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Notice of Public Meeting: Election Commission, July 7 @ 11am
Please be advised that the Election Commission meeting will be held on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 11am. To view the notice, please click here.
Job Opening: Assistant City Manager
The City is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant City Manager.Read more ...
Job Opening: Plant Manager, Joint Wastewater Treatment Plant
The Benton Harbor - St. Joseph Joint Wastewater Treatment Plant is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Plant Manager.Read more ...
Job Opening: Streets and Sanitation Foreman
The City of St. Joseph is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Public Works Streets and Sanitation Foreman.Read more ...
Job Opening: Utility Billing Specialist
The City of St. Joseph is seeking a Utility Billing Specialist to join our team!Read more ...
Request for Proposal (RFP) Howard Ice Arena HVAC Package Unit Replacement
Proposals will be received until 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday July 5, 2022 by the City of St. Joseph, at the City Clerk’s Office; 700 Broad Street, St. Joseph, MI 49085.Read more ...
Request for Proposal (RFP) Professional Engineering Services 2022 SCIP Phase II
The City of St. Joseph invites interested Consultants to submit information regarding their experiences, qualifications, and fees for providing professional engineering services for the 2022 WTP SCIP Phase II Project.Read more ...
Job Opening: Marina Assistant
Would you like to spend your workdays on the water or are you already passionate about boating?Read more ...
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The Riviera of the Midwest
St. Joseph is on the west coast of Michigan in "The Riviera of the Midwest." We are part of a "small town" chain stretching from the state line in a spectacular arc along Lake Michigan, and working to preserve our small town feel for our residents, supporting a bustling business community, and welcoming visitors. The lakeshore is peppered with remarkable sand dune formations and surrounded by a lush countryside that produces some of the nation's finest orchards and vineyards. It is the largest non-citrus fruit growing region in the nation.
Located just 90 miles from downtown Chicago, St. Joseph is a quaint community situated within the larger Benton Harbor/St. Joseph MSA. The City of St. Joseph has continually operated at full economic capacity.
St. Joseph is the county seat for Berrien County, a distinction maintained since 1894. St. Joseph has prospered over the years by encouraging a balanced mix of industrial, commercial, and residential development.
St. Joseph has become well known for its beautiful location along Lake Michigan, its quality public school system, its health care system, its beaches, parks, and other natural amenities, and its hometown feel. The presence of many large employers in the area--including Whirlpool Corporation, Leco Corporation, Spectrum Lakeland Health, and the Berrien County Administration Center and the Berrien County Courthouse--as well as the busy traditional downtown business district, causes the city's population to triple during the average workday.
Tourists come to St. Joseph every year by the tens of thousands to enjoy the beaches, Lake Michigan, the St. Joseph River, downtown shopping, festivals and more. Silver Beach County Park in downtown St. Joseph attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors annually, and the number of visitors continues to grow. Annual festivals in St. Joseph continue to draw increasing numbers of tourists to the community.
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