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.


  • City Logo Contest — Deadline Extended!
    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…
  • Ice Rink Now Open
    Although the mild weather did not help, the ice rink is now officially open for winter! It will remain open throughout the rest of winter.…
  • Council Meetings Now On Youtube
    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…
  • City Database Update Project Underway
    In an effort to keep the City’s Assessment and Zoning databases up to date with current information, the City has hired a temporary employee to…
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    Meetings & Events

    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
    February 12 (Wednesday)
    5:30 pm
    Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
    February 13 (Thursday)
    Harbor Springs Area Sewage Disposal Authority
    4:00 pm
    Sewage Disposal Authority
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