Welcome to the City of St. Johns

City of St. Johns
100 E. State St., Suite 1100 P.O. Box 477
St. Johns, MI 48879
First Floor, West Wing
Phone: (989) 224-8944
Office Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (M - F) 





Board/Committee Vacancies
Board/Committee Application


Summer 2019 Recreation Dept. Job Openings
Employment application






Public Art Opportunity for the City of St. Johns, Michigan



The St. Johns City Commission recently passed a moratorium on Recreational Marihuana facilities & businesses.  Please click below for details on the moratorium:

Resolution Recreational Marihuana Moratorium

The State of Michigan's Municipal Stability Board approved the City of St. Johns' Corrective Action Plan. 

Please see the plan below.

Approved Retirement Corrective Action Plan


City of St. Johns Master Plan 

 The City of St. Johns is updating its Master Plan.

We have a survey link open as an opportunity to leave your feedback. It should take you no more than 10 minutes to complete, and your feedback will be incorporated in to the final plan.







The city does require city residents to use mint green city trash bags for trash disposal. The mint green bags can be purchased at several locations: Mint green trash bag purchase locations  Trash pickup takes place on Wednesday's or Friday's, please see map for pickup schedule.  Your mint green bags must be curbside by 7:00 AM on pickup day, do not place the mint green bags in your brown/yellow recycle cart, the cart is for loose recyclable items only. 

The brown and yellow Granger recycle carts are for recyclables only. Please do not place trash, green trash bags, wood, grass clippings, dirt or compost in these carts. The cart will not be emptied if it contains the incorrect materials. Click here to view the 2018 recycle guide.  The recycle cart is emptied on the same day your mint green bags are collected. 

Debt Service Report & Projected Budget Report

Performance Dashboard

To review the Citizen's Guide for the city please go to: MICommunityFinancials.michigan.gov and browse for St. Johns

Street Millage 2017 Brochure
The 2018-2022 Street Millage Proposal Map

2018 Water Quality Report

Yellow Book Directory

Lansing/East Lansing Yellowbook Directories will be delivered between 4/24/2019 and 5/30/2019 in the City of St. Johns.  

To order additional Yellowbook directories, please call 1-800-929-3556 or you may opt out by visiting www.yellowpagesoptout.com

Click this Link to Report a Pot Hole 

  Meet St. Johns Video (click below to view)   


Title VI Plan






2018 Event Flyers / City Welcome Packet Brochure / Newsletters

City Pavilion and Events Calendar 

Special Event/Rental Agreement 

Events Calendar

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Start Date/Time:
Friday, June 1, 2018
End Date/Time:
Friday, June 1, 2018
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority

City of St. Johns to Have Ribbon Cuttings

for Two Michigan DNR Grant Funded Projects


The public is invited to the ribbon cutting ceremonies for the Veterans Memorial Bathhouse Building and The Rotary Park Trailside Restroom Facility on Friday, June 1st.  The first ribbon cutting will begin at 9:30 am for the Veterans Memorial Bathhouse Building, located in the Main City Park next to the St. Johns Community Spray Park. The second ribbon cutting for the Rotary Park Trailside Restroom Facility will take place at 10:30 am. The Rotary Park Trailside Restroom Facility is located east of the Train Depot, at 205 E. Railroad Street.  Funding for the Veterans Memorial Bathhouse project came from the City of St. Johns, Michigan Department of Natural Resources Trust Fund grant, the Laura Jane Musser Fund and a donation from the St. Johns Kiwanis Club. Funding for the Rotary Park Trailside Restroom Building came from the City and the Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant administered through the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.


Improvements to the bathhouse include: three universally accessible family bathrooms, new windows and doors, new roof, sidewalks, soffit lighting, security camera and storage room. The Rotary Park Trailside facility includes two universally accessible unisex bathrooms, benches, picnic tables, wayfinding sign, sidewalks, LED lighting, security cameras and renovated parking lot.


The City of St. Johns would like to thank all the organizations and businesses that were part of the projects.  We appreciate all the work that was put into these projects.


Owned by Brianna Hardaker On Wednesday, May 23, 2018