Welcome to the City of Harbor Springs, Michigan

Harbor Springs is a charming waterfront community that lies in a sheltered bay on the north shore of Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan. M-119 connects with US 31 seven miles east and south at Bay View, and Petoskey, which is 4 miles away on the south side of the harbor. The area offers an abundance of natural beauty, four seasons of outdoor activity and an array of cultural and culinary attractions.
November 15 City Manager’s Report

The City Manager’s report is released on Fridays before City Council’s meetings.  Some items addressed will be mentioned or discussed at the Council meeting, while other items are included for informational purposes.


  • Job Opening — Electric Department Superintendent (Full Time)
    The City is on the search for an Electric Department Superintendent! The Superintendent is responsible for all operations of the Harbor Springs Electric Department, including…
  • City Logo Contest!
    The City of Harbor Springs is on the search for a new and improved logo!  The City of Harbor Springs is holding a public contest…
  • Third Street Public Meeting (Traffic Calming and Street Enhancements)
    In May, the Harbor Springs City Council directed staff to explore potential traffic calming and street enhancement options for Third Street. The City contracted with…
  • Floodplain Project: M-119 Closed for Six Weeks
    The second phase of the City’s floodplain mitigation project is set to begin after Labor Day. M-119 will be closed starting on Tuesday, September 3rd…
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    Meetings & Events

    November 21 (Thursday)
    HS Airport Authority
    8:30 am
    Harbor Springs Area Airport Authority
    Planning Commission
    5:30 pm
    Planning Commission Meeting
    December 2 (Monday)
    City Council
    7:00 pm
    City Council Meeting
    December 3 (Tuesday)
    Harbor Springs Area Fire Authority
    1:00 pm
    Harbor Springs Area Fire Authority Quarterly Meetings
    December 5 (Thursday)
    5:30 pm
    Downtown Development Authority/Principal Shopping District
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