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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
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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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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.
************Friday, October 2, 11:30am Update follows***************
The absentee ballots arrived at 11am and City staff has begun preparing the ballots for mailing. Each ballot, with its matching return envelope and a secrecy envelope, will be placed in the outer mailing envelope. We expect this to take 2-3 days for the approximately 2700 ballots, and will post updates at the end of each day with our progress until all the requested absentee ballots are mailed. Again, please note that you can check the status of your specific application and ballot through the state website, at:
**********Friday, October 2, 10:30am Update follows******************
We have the FedEx tracking number for our ballots. They were scanned as "On FedEx vehicle for delivery" at 8:28am in South Bend, IN, with scheduled delivery today by 4:30pm. We will update this post when we receive the ballots and as we send them out. You can check the status of your application and ballot through the link in the original September 30 post, below.
*******************Original September 30 Post follows *******************
The Berrien County Clerk's Office has now informed us that they understand ballots for communities are shipping from the supplier todaym Wednesday, September 30, and they expect the ballots to be delivered to local clerks throughout the county tomorrow, Thursday, October 1.
We will work to send out the approximately 2,700 absentee ballots that have been requested as quickly as we can. We expect it will take 2-3 days, so if the ballots are delivered on Thursday we expect they will all be in the mail by early next week.
We will post an update on the City website when we receive the ballots and another update each day indicating how many ballots we have mailed out and how many are left.
Voters can check on the status of their ballot through the state website:
After submitting the form with your information, near the upper right corner of the screen you will see the date that your absentee ballot request was received, the date it was sent to you if it has been mailed (blank if it has not yet been sent), and then the date it was received back from you by the Clerk’s Office (once it has been returned). You can use this information to confirm when your ballot is on the way and to be certain it is back in our office.
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