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.
January 17 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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    City Council meetings are now being videotaped and uploaded to the City’s YouTube Channel. Videos will typically be uploaded on the day after a Council…
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    (This search is now closed). The City is on the search for an Electric Department Superintendent! The Superintendent is responsible for all operations of the…
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    Meetings & Events

    January 17 (Friday)
    Tree Board Meeting
    12:00 pm
    Tree Board
    January 20 (Monday)
    City Council Meeting
    7:00 pm
    City Council Meeting
    February 3 (Monday)
    City Council Meeting
    7:00 pm
    City Council Meeting
    February 4 (Tuesday)
    Harbor Springs Area Fire Authority
    1:00 pm
    Harbor Springs Area Fire Authority Quarterly Meetings
    February 6 (Thursday)
    8:00 am
    Downtown Development Authority/Principal Shopping District
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