New State COVID-19 Measures for Northern Michigan

Posted on July 30th, 2020
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Northern Michigan gradually rises, the Governor has imposed new (and emphasized previous) measures to ensure that we do not see a major outbreak of COVID-19 in our region. You can read Executive Order 2020-160, but here is a brief summary:
  1.  All planned indoor

Water Customers: Cross Connection Control Inspections

Posted on July 14th, 2020
This is a notice that some Harbor Springs water customers will be receiving a version of the below letter so that we can inspect the City’s water system and ensure it is safe for all users. Please be patient with the City and our contractor as we roll through this process. Dear Harbor Springs Wate…

Logo Contest Survey!

Posted on July 10th, 2020
The City of Harbor Springs is on the search for a new logo! Please rate the logo designs we have received from community members. Keep in mind that the City Council will decide whether or not to select a new logo based on the below submissions and your feedback. The actual design for a new logo will be carr…

Social Distancing Rules and Guidelines

Posted on June 30th, 2020
As we enter the busy season in Harbor Springs, please keep in mind that the country is still facing a pandemic. The Center for Disease Control, the State of Michigan, and the Health Department of Northwest Michigan have issued rules and guidelines to keep the public safe. Please review and familiari…

June 10: City Hall Internet and Phones are Down

Posted on June 10th, 2020
City Hall’s internet and phones are down. Please be patient with us as we resolve this issue. For those seeking to attend the Harbor Commission meeting today at 4 pm, you can attend in person or by calling the number on the agenda: 844-855-4444 and entering the access code, which is 456985.

Executive Order No. 115 Replaces No. 110

Posted on June 9th, 2020
Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order #115 replaces Order #110 and opens up Northern Michigan to business beginning on June 10. The Executive Order requires the following:
  1. All individuals leaving their homes must follow CDC guidance on social distancing. That information can be found here

Executive Order #110 Loosens Some Stay Home Restrictions

Posted on June 3rd, 2020
On June 1, Governor Whitmer issued Executive order #110, which loosened restrictions for much of the State. Social distancing guidelines — such as remaining 6 feet from others and wearing a mask in enclosed public spaces — must still be followed. Here are the highlights of the new orde…

Public Restrooms

Posted on May 20th, 2020
Please see the following opening dates for the City’s public restrooms. We urge all visitors to wear personal protective equipment, such as facemasks, when using City restrooms. Make sure to wash your hands before and after use. The restrooms will be cleaned daily but you will be using them a…

Governor Whitmer’s Executive Order No. 2020-92

Posted on May 19th, 2020
On May 18, Governor Whitmer issued Executive Order No. 2020-92, which replaces the previous “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Order. The new order divides Michigan into different regions. Harbor Springs is in Region 6. The new order allows certain activities and businesses to open in our regio…