Getting elected to city council
Interested parties need to submit an affidavit of identity and nominating petitions with at least 25 signatures but not more than 40 signatures to the city clerk by April 21, 2020 at 4 p.m. Late submissions cannot be accepted. Nominating packets are available at city hall.
Citzen of the Year and Business of the Year Nomination Period Open Through January 23, 2020.
Citizen of the year nominees must be residents of the city. All nominations must be on the official form, signed and dated to be considered. Nominations are due no later than 4 p.m. on January 23, 2020 to the clerk's office.
Business of the year nominees need not be located in the city, but it must have a demonstrated relationship with the city of Algonac and its residents. All nominations must be on the official form, signed and dated to be considered. Nominations are due no later than 4 p.m. on January 23, 2020 to the clerk's office.
Michigan Online Voter Registration
Michigan residents can now register to vote online. Before you can do that, you must determine if you are eligible to vote in Michigan. You must be:
- A resident of Michigan and the city or township where you are applying to register to vote for at least 30 days before election day.
- A citizen of the United States of America.
- At least 18 years of age (by election day).
- Not serving a sentence in jail or prison.
If you want to check to see if you are registered, visit www.Michigan.gov/vote. There you will find information about registering to vote and voting, voting equipment, polling place locations, state and local ballots, the candidates, campaign finance and more. Your local clerk can help with questions about your voter registration, polling place location and working at the polls.
If you are eligible, go here and register.
Want to Vote from Home in 2020?
Any registered voter in the city can request to be put on the permanent absent voter list; that means they will automatically recieve an application for a absent voter ballot. Simply fill in the application and return to the city clerk's office and an official absentee ballot will be mailed you and you vote in the comfort and privacy of your own home. Contact the clerk at 810.794.9361 x 215 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next election in Algonac will be the Presidential Primary on March 10, 2020, which is designated a "closed primary." Michigan Election Law, requires voters wishing to participate in the March 10 eElection to choose a Democratic, Republican, or no-Presidential Primary (local issues only, when applicable) ballot when voting absentee or at the polls on Election Day. While a voter must select a specific party ballot, there is no political party registration in Michigan's voter registration system. However, the voter's ballot selection will be public information for the 22 months following the election.
Attention Snowbirds! Before you head out for the winter --
St. Clair County Deputies in the Algonac Substation are now taking Property Check Requests for residents that are away. It's easy to participate; simply fill in the attached form and return to the city. You can bring the form in and leave it at the front counter or you can e-mail to the city clerk at email@example.com. Either way, the form will be passed to the deputies and your property will be checked on. Any questions, call the city clerk at 810.794.9361 x 215
Pay Online now Available!
After some technical difficulties, it's now possible to pay your water bill and winter and summer taxes online.
Use this URL: invoicecloud.com/cityofalgonacmi. There are instructions and prompts to help you find your way around.
City Adopts Budget and Fee Schedule for 2019-2020 Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2019
At the Council meeting on June 4th council adopted the budget and fee schedule for 2019-2020 that is effective July 1, 2019.
City Adopts Meeting Calendar for 2019-2020 Fiscal year
The city's fiscal year starts July 1st and ends June 30th. The calendar for the new fiscal year was adopted on June 4, 2019.
July 2nd and 16th
August 6th and 20th
September 3rd and 17th
October 1st and 15th
November 5th and 19th
December 3rd and 17th
Jan 7th and 21st
Feb. 4th and 18th
March 3rd and 17th
April 7th and 21st
May 5th and 19th
June 2nd and 16th
Adopt a Park Program
The city of Algonac's adopt a park program is ready for new volunteers. If you're interested in helping out, please fill in the application and return to the city clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org. Someone will contact you and you can get started.