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Agenda for City Commission meeting, Monday, October 26 @ 6:00 PM
To view the agenda items before the St. Joseph City Commission at their meeting Monday, October 26 at 6:00 p.m click onRead more ...
Absent Voter Update, Friday, October 23, 2020
As of mid-afternoon Friday, the Clerk’s Office had issued 3,056 Absent Voter ballots, and 2,150 of those ballots have been returned. Just more than 70% of issued ballots have been returned, with 10 days to go before Election Day.Read more ...
Notice of Public Meeting: Rescheduled Regular Meeting- The previously scheduled regular meeting of October 19, 2020 is canceled
Attached please find the Public Notice for the next regular meeting of Monday, October 26, 2020.
Fall 2020 Parks & Rec Newsletter
Click here for the Fall 2020 Parks & Rec Newsletter.
City of St. Joseph 5-Year Parks & Recreation Master Plan Survey
City of St. Joseph 5-Year Parks & Recreation Master Plan Survey Assist the City in the furture plans for parks & recreation. Click here for a short survey to share your thoughts. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MK953W6
Absentee Ballots are Out! 6 PM Friday, October 2
City staff from five departments pitched in and turned what we had projected to be 2-3 days of work into 6 hours. This afternoon all 2,680 absentee ballots went in the mail. You should receive your ballot within a few days. We expect the mailed ballots will populate in the state online system as “ballot sent” on Monday.Read more ...
Before placing Political Signs, or any type of Temporary Signs, on your private property please become familiar with the current ordinance. Click Temporary Sign Information to view a pamphlet highlighting recent revisions.
New website lets tourists visit St. Joseph from the comfort of their couches
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (July 29, 2020) – The City of St. Joseph, in concert with The Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber and St. Joseph Today, recently announced the launch of a site that allows visitors to virtually stroll through downtown St. Joseph, facilitate shopping and check out what’s new along the bluff.Read more ...
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Waste & Recycling
The City of St. Joseph provides weekly rubbish collection by contracting services with Best Way Disposal along with bi-weekly curbside recycling.
Best Way Disposal
Residential Rubbish is collected weekly under a City contract by Best Way Disposal. Best Way provides large gray two-wheeled carts for weekly collection. Place the cart at the curbside not earlier than 5pm the night before collection and please bring the cart in by 11am the morning following collection. If you need the removal of oversized items that cannot be collected with regular rubbish collection, please view our page about special pick-ups. All rubbish should be in a sealed bag or containter.
About Your Bin
To prepare materials to place in your bin, please follow the Curbside Recycling Guide, located below. Paper grocery sacks may be helpful and can be used if you wish. Please be sure tin cans are not hidden in between the newspapers. We recommend newspapers on the bottom and plastic, tin and glass on top to sheild the papers. Even if some of the papers get wet, they can still be recycled.
Your recycling day is every other week on the same day as your trash day. Place your bin by 7am at the curb on one side of your driveway. Place your garbage can on the other side of your driveway. This will ensure that recyclables are not confused with the garbage.
If a holiday falls on your collection day, your items will be picked up on the following day. The following holidays will be observed:
- New Year's Day
- Memorial Day
- 4th of July
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
Curbside Recycling Guide
|Newspapers including inserts
|Lay on bottom of recycling bin, or place in grocery sack in recycling bin. -Cardboard must be no larger than 2'x2' and broken down -Keep newspaper separate from other paper|
|- Clear, Green and Brown Jars & Bottles||- Dishes
- Light Bulbs
- Remove lid or ring
- Labels may stay
- Place in bin
|PLASTIC & FOAM POLYSTYRENE|
|- Plastic Containers with 1-5 & 7 inside recycle symbol - Commingled Containers such as Aseptic Packaging & Gable Top Containers (milk and juice cartons)||- Plastic without recycle symbol
- Plastic Grocery Bags
- Packing Pellets
- Remove Cap
- Labels may stay
- Place in bin
|METAL & ALUMINUM|
|- Food Cans
- Pie Tins
- Lids from jars
|- Paint Cans
- Aerosol Cans
- Remove Labels
- Flatten (if possible)
- Place in bin
|NOTE: Any items not listed above or not properly prepared will be left in your recycling bin.|
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Parks & Recreation
Office Hours at City Hall
Monday – Friday:
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.