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ST. JOHNS MICHIGAN NEWS AND EVENTS

CITY OF ST. JOHNS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

Volunteer Fire Department Information:

St. Johns Fire Department accepts applications for volunteer firefighters. Completion of Firefighter I and II preferred, but not required. Apply in person at the St. Johns Fire Department or send resume to PO Box 477, St Johns MI 48879. Contact Director Madden at 989-224-2151 for more information. Equal Opportunity Employer.

For other employment opportunities, please complete an application and return to the City of St. Johns at PO Box 477, St. Johns.  Applications are also available at City Offices or the St. Johns Police Department. 

Chief of Police

City Application for Employment 


TRASH/RECYCLING INFORMATION

If you recently moved to the area and do not have a large brown recycling cart from Granger, please call City Offices at 989-224-8944 during normal business hours   (M-F 8:00-5:00).

For detailed trash/recycling information, click here

Reminder: For those who choose to recycle, all recyclable items must be placed in the brown/yellow recycling cart that was provided by Granger. All other bins or containers will not be picked up and a flyer will be left behind. 

RECYCLE BATTERIES --- Bee's Sports at 2138 S. Business 127, St. Johns will accept your lead acid and alkaline batteries, at no cost to you.



Batteries/Cell Phones/Ink Jet Cartridges can be recycled in City Offices.

Types of Batteries Accepted: Nickel Cadmium/Lead acid batteries/Mercuic oxide, button cell batteries/Lithium batteries/Alkaline or zinc carbon batteries. No auto or marine batteries will be accepted in city offices. 



St. Johns Lions Club Recycling Center


The Lions Club has operated a recycling program in St Johns since 1978.

The center is located on North Swegles Street between Steel and Lincoln streets in St Johns.

NEW! You may now recycle larger items at the recycling center such as:

Appliances

Scrap Metal 

Water Heaters

Furnaces

Electronics (No TV's) 

*For more information contact Roger at 989-640-1313*



2017 Parking Passes

Annual parking permits for 2017 will be available for sale beginning December 16. Permits can be purchased at the Police Department during regular office hours (Monday-Friday, 8 - 4).

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ATTENTION GOVERNMENT ACCESS CHANNEL USERS:

CHARTER CUSTOMERS PLEASE USE CHANNEL 191 FOR YOUR GOV'T/ACCESS VIEWING.

COMLINK (FORMERLY WBI) CUSTOMERS PLEASE USE CHANNEL 52 FOR YOUR GOV'T/ACCESS VIEWING.

LOTS OF USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT CITY SERVICES, EVENTS AND RECREATION PROGRAMS ARE TELEVISED ON BOTH CHANNELS.

 


CHARTER CUSTOMERS:

When you experience service disruptions or other problems you should contact Charter at (888) 438-2427 (toll free).

COMLINK (FORMERLY WBI) CUSTOMERS:

When you experience service disruptions or other problems, you should contact COMLINK (Formerly WBI) at (989) 668-5000.

COMPLAINTS:

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) provides a video/cable dispute resolution process for customers.  This allows customers who are unable to resolve their video/cable television complaints with their provider to file a complaint with the MPSC.

The video/cable webpage at the MPSC is: http://www.michigan.gov/mpsc/0.4639,7-159-49641---,00.html

Their consumer tips sheet is: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mpsc/video_cable_complaints_437708_7.pdf

Customers can file a complaint online, by telephone, fax, or mail:

  Michigan Public Service Commission
  Attn: Video Franchise
  P.O. Box 30221
  Lansing, MI 48909

  Telephone: 800-292-9555
  Fax: 517-284-8200

The MPSC does not have authority regarding satellite television complaints or internet services.  Customers should contact the Federal Trade Commission at: (877) 382-4357 or www.ftc.gov or the Michigan Attorney General's office at (877) 765-8388 for these types of complaints.


What is CodeRED® and why is it important to me?

CodeRED® is an emergency notification service that allows emergency officials to notify residents and businesses by telephone, cell phone, text message, email and social media regarding time-sensitive general and emergency notifications. It will only be used in emergencies to notify citizens of things like missing persons, hazardous materials releases, boil water advisories, evacuations, etc.

Visit http://www.clinton-county.org/codered to learn more and to get your phones signed up.

THE CITY OF ST. JOHNS STRIVES TO FILL POT HOLES -- ASKING CITY RESIDENTS TO HELP

To report potholes in town, please click on the link on the city's Homepage.  Thank you for your assistance.                                                                                                                                          

 

Yellowbook Phone Book:

To order Yellowbook directories, please call 1-800-607-0775. For more information please click here.


Mint Festival - (Click here to go to the Mint Festival website)

 

The annual St Johns Mint Festival is held the second weekend of August each year and provides the entire family with an action packed weekend. Held at the City Park and County Fairgrounds, over 75,000 people attend activities of the festival such as arts and crafts, flea market, antiques and collectibles, softball, basketball and tennis tournaments, tractor pulls and children's activities. There is also free daily entertainment, a Mint Queen Pageant and mint information and foods. The festival begins Friday afternoon, and then kicks into high gear with the Grand Mint Parade on Saturday. Over 150 entries are highlighted in the parade. Don't forget to get your bowl of Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream at the festival!!

 

DOG LICENSES

The Clinton County Treasurer’s Office issues one and three year dog licenses.  For more information, please contact the Clinton County Treasurer at (989) 224-5280 or visit the website at http://www.clinton-county.org/