Announcements

Master Plan Open House... In Case You Missed It, You Can Still Participate - Wednesday, September 15, 2021

 

The Master Plan Open House provides the public with an opportunity to offer input on various development options involving goals and objectives and implementation strategies identified by residents, the Planning Commission, and City Council as a priority in the community. Let us know if you agree!

There is still an options for participating in the Master Plan Open House

  1. Participate online by reviewing the Open House Boards posted on the City of Flushing Website and completing the Open House Survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Flushingmasterplan. The survey can be completed anytime between September 7th and 21st. The Open House Boards help explain different concepts mentioned in the Open House Survey.

Open House Boards

 

Summer Newsletter - Thursday, July 1, 2021

Upcoming Meetings

City Council Special Meeting September 2, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

Planning Commission Meeting September 7, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

Parks and Recreation Meeting September 7, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

Dangerous Building Hearing September 9, 2021, 3:00 p.m.

Regular City Council Meeting September 13, 2021, 6:30 p.m.

 

Located just a short distance West of Flint and only moments from the 1-75/23 corridor allows the people of Flushing to enjoy the advantages of a metropolitan area, while residing in a small town atmosphere.

The City of Flushing is a stable community with quality residential neighborhoods, good schools, beautiful views of the Flint River, a historic and vibrant downtown, parks, and convenient freeway access. Annual events and festivals, such as the Summerfest and Christmas Candlewalk contribute to Flushing's "small town" sense of community.

The Flint River and related topography are the most important visual assets to the community. Spectacular views of the river valley and tranquility of the water create an identity unique to the region. The City has taken full advantage of this resource, especially in the downtown. The river's aesthetic opportunities include physical links to the river in the downtown area, along Main Street east of the Central Business District, and in Riverview Park along the Riverview Trail. 

   
     
     
     
   Beginning October 1, 2019, water/sewer bills will be a 8 1/2" x 11" piece of paper and mailed in an envelope.  
     
     
   
  Trash / Recycling Services   
   2021 Emterra Service Calendar and Information  
   Yard Waste Pick Up Begins the week of Monday, March 22, 2021  
     
              
 
 

 
 Blight Notification
 
     
     
     

 
 Taxes / Utility / Assessing  
   
     
  Per the Michigan Building Code, permits are required to install new/replacement windows, siding and shingles/new roof  

 

 

 

From the Flushing Police Department

            As citizens of our community are taking measures to reduce their exposure to the COVID-19 pandemic, another problem is surfacing as a result.  The City of Flushing is receiving reports that people are disposing of personal protective equipment, such as masks and gloves, by throwing them on the ground in places open to the public.  Gloves and masks have been found in parking lots and other areas throughout town.

            This behavior is concerning as it goes beyond littering.  These items potentially contain the harmful Coronavirus we are trying to contain.  Littering with these materials leaves others exposed and can further the pandemic within our community.  This cannot be tolerated.

            It is our hope members of our community will be responsible and considerate and use appropriate disposal containers.  Trash containers are located at convenient locations throughout the city.  If necessary, the police department will explore all enforcement options available for those who fail to comply.  This could result in charges that go beyond a violation for littering.

Due to the implementation of COVID-19 mitigation measures, contact the Flushing Police Department via email at mhoornstra@flushingcity.com or by phone at 911.

From the Office of the City Manager

Residents are reminded to dispose of "flushable wipes" and disinfection wipes in the trash. Please DO NOT flush these wipes down the toilet. These items cause havoc to the city's sewer collection system, sewer lift station pumps and waste water treatment plant. Click HERE for an informational video.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

CITY OF FLUSHING

Due to the tremendous health and fire hazard and unsightliness of overgrown weeds, the City of Flushing advises property owners to familiarize themselves with the City’s Noxious Weeds and Refuse Ordinance Chapter 96, as amended and reminds property owners, that they are fully responsible to keep their property mowed and maintained to a length of not more than six (6) inches.  Should the city receive a complaint after publication of this notice that a property owner has not fulfilled their obligation to keep the weeds and grass under control, the City will cut the weeds and grass without further notice to the property owner and bill the property owner at the rate stipulated in Ordinance Chapter 96, as amended.

Full copies of this Ordinance is available for review on our website www.flushingcity.com or from the City Clerk at 725 E. Main Street, Flushing during regular business hours.

Michelle King, Flushing City Clerk

Published April 1, 2021

 

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