Public Notices

City Council Meetings Held Virtually By Telephone Conferencing

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE:  The City of Galeburg City Council Meetings will be conducted virtually by phone, due to the health concerns surrounding Coronavirus/COVID-19 under the Governor of Michigan's Executive Orders 2020-15 and 2020-21.

The Public may participate in the City Council Meeting via telephone at the number listed below:

Dial 844-474-0925 when prompted, enter the Participant passcode:  33483742#

At 7:00 p.m. on the evening of the meeting, dial the phone number and passcode above to be included in the Public meeting.

Instructions for Public Comment Periods:  Public comment periods will also be handled by Telephone Conferencing.

The Mayor will announce when the Public Comment periods are open and when they close.  The Galesburg City Council's Rules of Procedures regarding Public Comment periods are still in effect.

To comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), any citizen requesting accomodation to participate in the meeting, and/or to obtain this notice in alternate formats, please contact City Hall at (269) 665-7000 prior to the meeting.

If you have questions prior to the meeting regarding the call-in procedure, please contact City Hall at (269-)665-7000

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COMPOST CENTER

During the Covid-19 Pandemic and keeping within the social distancing mandate, the Compost Center will be available only Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  ONLY LEAVES, BRUSH, GRASS CLIPPINGS AND TWIGS ARE ACCEPTED.

The Compost Center is available for Galesburg City Residents only,  You must live with within the one square mile City Proper.  Please contact City Hall at 665-7000 if you have questions.

Food Distribution - every Thursday 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.

FREE - all welcome!  Two pick-up sites:

Galesburg Methodist Church-Loaves & Fishes, 111  E. Battle Creek St., Galesburg

Augusta Child Development Center, 600 W. Michigan Ave., Augusta

Perishable food donations will be accepted

Kalamazoo River Valley Trail

Construction will continue through Summer 2020 on the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail on 35th Street, Battle Creek Street and along the River all the way to Galesburg Augusta High School.  Contact Kalamazoo County Parks for more information at https://www.kalcounty.com/parks/krvt or https://www.parks foundationkalamazoo.com

Zika Virus Mosquito Surveillance Program

The Kalamazoo County Environmental Health Unit will continue their Zika Virus mosquito surveillance program in Galesburg City Parks this summer.  Zika Virus is a disease that can cause fever, rash and paralysis in people and birth defects in pregnancy.  The mosquito traps and bait are not harmful to humans or other living organisms.                                                                                        

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact (269) 373-5009 and www.kalcounty.com/eh                  

PARKING ON CITY STREETS

Parking on Galesburg City streets is illegal from 3:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. from October 15th through April 15th.  This is

to facilitate clearing our streets of snow which can happen as early as October 15th and as late as April 15th each year.

  

Lead & copper testing

Dear City of Galesburg Resident, 


The State of Michigan EGLE (Environment, Great Lakes & Energy) mandates Lead and Copper testing on the City's water supply every three years. We have been doing this testing in the City of Galesburg for more than twenty years. 


In the past, the State of Michigan required that we get water samples from ten sites to perform these tests. With new laws and regulations, the requirement has risen to a total of twenty-five water sample sites. 


We are in need of twenty-five residents to volunteer to obtain water samples from their homes for this mandated testing. It is really simple. We drop off a sample bottle to your home with instructions on how to collect the water sample. Then you set the sample outside your door for us to pick up. More detailed instructions will follow it you decide to participate in this program. 


If you would be willing to have your residence be a test site, please contact City Hall at 269-665- 7000 so we can have you fill out a short form about the type of water pipes within your home and put you on our list of sample sites. 

Thank you, 


Bill Bresson 
State Licensed 
Operator in Charge 

Galesburg City Hall

200 East Michigan Ave.

Galesburg, MI 49053

Tel: 269-665-7000

Hours

Monday-Friday

8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

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