ROSE CITY NEWS – 2012
Rose City DDA Façade Program for 2012:
The City of Rose City’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has created a building improvement grant program for buildings located within the DDA District.
The intent of the Rose City DDA’s Façade Program is to provide financial incentive for improving the exterior appearance of buildings within the DDA. The Rose City DDA believes the best approach to creating a vibrant community is through a collaborative effort with local stakeholders in revitalizing, refreshing, and rediscovering Rose City.
The Rose City DDA launched the Façade Program in the Spring of 2011. Six (6) projects were awarded Façade Program funding for a total investment by the DDA of $2,440.00. These projects ranged from painting, siding, new doors, & signage. The Rose City DDA proposes to make $7,500 available to approved applicants during the 2012 Façade Program cycle. The 2012 Façade Program is providing grants up to $750 in materials for eligible projects.
The Rose City DDA is targeting to announce selected projects by May 1st, 2012 with project completion by December 31st, 2012.
At this time the City is looking for a representative for Rose City on the Library Board. The only requirement to serve is that you are a resident of the City of Rose City. We also are accepting applications for a position on the Board of Review. Requirements are that you must be a property owner in the City of Rose City, not a current employee of the City and not delinquent to the City for taxes and/or a sewer/water bill. Please contact City Hall if you are interested in either position.
The City of Rose City is asking everyone to work on cleaning up their yards in April and May. For your convenience you may place large items out by the road and D.P.W. workers will pick them up. In addition The City of Rose City now has an agreement with the City of West Branch to use their Recycling Services. Before your first use you will need to sign up for a card (one time only) at West Branch City Hall, 121 N. Forth St., West Branch. We have included an informational flyer with this news letter. If you have questions regarding this program please call Rose City’s City Hall (685-2103). Let’s keep the City looking nice by showing pride in our appearance.
Anyone with serious Blight and/or Junk Ordinance violations will be sited starting June 1st, 2012.
The City would also like to remind you that in accordance with the Fire Ordinance leaf burning is not allowed, leaves should be bagged and set out for pick up by the DPW, you can also bundle branches for pick up. The only burning allowed is a domestic camp fire in a fire ring.
Remember you can get a copy of these or any other ordinance at City Hall.
Below is a list of city officials you may want to contact with comments or concerns.
Mayor Dave Reasner 685-2293
City Clerk Cindy Wiltse685-2103
Police Chief Dean Coleman: 685-3051 or (cell phone) 989-450-1663
Ward 1: Marva Hartman: 685-3535 Jana Healey: 685-3308
Ward 2: Dennis Dombrowski: 685-2700 Jane Griffith: 685-3825
Ward 3: Keith Rohr: 989-387-2496 Leona Pariseau: 989-390-3235
D.P.W. Supervisor: Kurt Killackey: 701-5609
D.P.W. Assistant: Brian Vogan: 989-329-2091
Treasurer Carol Lee Butler: (home) 685-2601
Assessor Jim VanWormer: 1-989-389-0841
City of Rose City 410 N. Williams St.
P.O. Box 279
Rose City, MI 48654
City Hall hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday