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Agenda for City Commission meeting, Monday, July 26 @ 6:00 PM
To view the agenda items before the St. Joseph City Commission at its meeting of Monday, July 26, 2021, at 6:00 p.m go to the following link:
2021 Movies in the Park Lineup
The City of St. Joseph is please to announce another fun-filled summer with Movies in the Park every Saturay through the months of July and August. Click here for the full lineup.
Request for Proposal (RFP) 2021 Mechanical Projects
Proposals will be received until 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday July 27, 2021 by the City of St. Joseph, at the City Clerk’s Office; 700 Broad Street, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
Work includes: Varied Mechanical ProjectsRead more ...
Advertisement for Bids: FY 22 LSLR — Future Road Projects
Sealed bids will be received until 3:00 pm local time August 4, 2021 by the City of St. Joseph at the City Clerk's Office, 700 Broad Street, St. Joseph, Michigan 49085.Read more ...
City August 2021 Primary Election
The Clerk's Office has mailed out the applications for absentee ballots to vote in the upcoming Primary Election, which will be held on August 3.Read more ...
Job Opening: Seasonal Laborer
The City of St. Joseph is currently accepting applications for the position of Seasonal Laborer in the Public Works Department.Read more ...
To learn more about Floodplain or the Special Flood Hazard Areas in the City of St. Joseph or the 2019 Preliminary revised Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM)) out for 90-day appeal process through the Federal Emergency Mangement Agency (FEMA) beginning December 19, 2020.
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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Business and Economic Development Assistance
Cornerstone Alliance leads business retention and expansion efforts throughout all of Berrien County, helping local businesses stay and grow here; and support issues that enhance our area's economic competitiveness. Cornerstone Alliance leads initiatives to attract new investment and new companies to Michigan's Great Southwest and works to grow entrepreneurial businesses; offering a full range of start-up and early growth services. Founded in 1987, Cornerstone Alliance is an economic development organization supported by investments from the private and public sectors, serving Berrien County and its municipalities. The dedicated business development team experts are ready to work with you on your next project.
Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber
Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber is a member-driven organization encouraging the growth of business through networking, advocacy, visibility and benefits for all of our members.
Michigan Small Business Development Center
The Michigan Small Business Development Center provides counseling, training, research and advocacy for start-ups, existing small businesses and innovative tech companies. Counselors provide support and a planning tool to help evaluate the direction of your technology, chart strategies and more. Check out their Guide to Starting and Operating a Small Business.
St. Joseph Today
St. Joseph Today is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization founded in 1979. With a mission to enhance the image and recognition of St. Joseph, Michigan, promote business and tourism development and to augment the effort of local governmental units. We are dedicated to serving visitors, residents and local businesses.
Contact St. Joseph Today if you are interested in the Farmers Market or participating in any of the other programs put on by the agency.
Southwest Michigan Tourist Council
Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
The MEDC organization works to be “helpful in the marketing of Michigan and providing the tools and environment to drive job creation and investment. The MEDC helps create more and better jobs by accelerating business investments, increasing community vitality, matching talent supply with demand, and building the state’s exceptional Pure Michigan Brand.” Their website will help provide information for all aspects of your business.
All rental property registrations and inspections are managed by the Inspections Department. If you have any questions regarding Zoning or Planning in the City of St. Joseph please visit the Zoning Department's webpage. If you have still any further questions regarding rental property, please contact the Inspections Department using the contact information located on their webpage and we will be happy to address your concerns.
Licenses & Permits
The issuance of Licenses and Permits is typically a function of the Clerk's Office, the Inspections Department, the Planning and Zoning Department or the Public Safety Department. For complete information regarding specific licenses or permits, please click on the Department links. Common request are linked below.
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