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.
July 31 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.


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    Meetings & Events

    August 11 (Tuesday)
    Harbor Springs Area Fire Authority
    1:00 pm
    Harbor Springs Area Fire Authority Quarterly Meetings
    August 12 (Wednesday)
    5:30 pm
    Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
    August 13 (Thursday)
    8:00 am
    Downtown Development Authority/Principal Shopping District
    August 17 (Monday)
    City Council Meeting (ELECTRONIC MEETING)
    7:00 pm
    City Council Meeting (ELECTRONIC MEETING)
    August 20 (Thursday)
    Planning Commission - Electronic Meeting
    5:30 pm
    Planning Commission Meeting
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