ATTENTION:  BEACH PARKING FEES INCREASED TO $12.00

EXACT CHANGE AND CREDIT CARDS ONLY

Thank you for your patience & understanding.


   

LIVE STREAM OF THE NEW BUFFALO HARBOR

The Harbor Commission and City of New Buffalo are pleased to now offer a live stream of the New Buffalo Harbor. Please click here to view.

 


MICHIGAN FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (revised 7/1/15)

 

TOTAL 2016 ATTORNEY FEES FOR MFOIA REQUESTS - $18,828.25

*Fees do not cover loss of employee time spent fulfilling MFOIA requests

Please find more information listed below. You can also find this on the City Clerk's part of the website. If you have any questions, please contact the City Clerk at 269-469-1500 or clerk@cityofnewbuffalo.org.

 

MFOIA REQUEST SUMMARY 12/8/16-Present

Michigan Freedom of Information Act

FOIA Summary

FOIA Procedures & Guidelines

FOIA Form (revised 3/17)

Affidavit of Indigency

 


 

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New Buffalo Amtrak Station (NBU), 226 North Whittaker Street, New Buffalo, Michigan 49117, is served by the Wolverine and Blue Water Michigan Services.

 

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Welcome to the City of New Buffalo: The Gateway of Michigan!

ATTENTION

BEACH PARKING FEES INCREASED TO

$12.00

EXACT CHANGE AND CREDIT CARDS ONLY

The City would like to thank you for your patience and understanding as we make this transition to the new rate.


IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO  RECEIVE MEETING NOTIFICATIONS AND CITY PROJECT UPDATES, PLEASE ENTER YOUR EMAIL BELOW TO SUBSCRIBE. 

RE: DUNEWALK BID

The City of New Buffalo, Michigan is requesting sealed bids until 10:00 a.m. EST, on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, for the replacement of various sections of the City of New Buffalo Dunewalk.

The City of New Buffalo is seeking bids to replace multiple sections of the dunewalk at the New Buffalo City Beach.  The work will begin when both parties have agreed upon a start date and the end date will be no later than Friday, June 30, 2017.  Please quote individually and as a whole project.

The first section consists of stairs that measure 4’6” in length and 4’ in width, with a hand rail and safety rail and 44’ of straight boardwalk.

The second section is a landing that measures 12’ x 8’ with a hand rail and safety rail with a bench on one side.   

The third section will consist of 32’ of staircase and 8’ of straight boardwalk both sections will have hand rail/guard rail.

Bid specifications are available at New Buffalo City Hall.  Any questions, please contact Street Superintendent, Tony Ashbaugh.  Telephone: 269-469-1500

Bids shall be sealed and clearly marked on the outside “Dunewalk Bid.”

The City of New Buffalo reserves the right to modify the sections of the Dunewalk 


TO:          All Property Owners Impacted by Erosion &
              Lack of Beaches south of New Buffalo Harbor
SUBJECT:  New Buffalo Shoreline Alliance
DATE:       May 27, 2017 at 10:00 am
WHERE:    New Buffalo High School
Please click here for more information.

Please click here for the 2016 Water Quality Report Information.  Hard copies of the report are also available at City Hall.  To find more information please see the Water Department page under the Staff & Departments tab.

North Whittaker Street Redevelopment Phase I
The City of New Buffalo and the New Buffalo Downtown Development Authority invite you to join them in celebrating the beginning of $4 million of investment in New Buffalo downtown.  
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This project was made possible, in part, due to a generous $1.6 million grant from The Pokagon Fund. 
Weekly update 5/25/17:
 

Construction work continues on Phase I and multiple crews are at work. The following is
intended as a general summary of the work and is subject to change without notice due to
weather, underground issues, and other unforeseen circumstances.

Work completed, week of 5/15/2017:

  • E. Mechanic striping and signage installed – roadway open to traffic
  • W. Mechanic and N. Barton curb and sidewalk ongoing

Work anticipated, week of 5/22/2017:

  • E. Mechanic restoration and landscape
  • W. Mechanic and N. Barton curb and sidewalks
  • W. Mechanic and N. Barton paving scheduled 5/24 and 5/25, weather permitting 
  • Parking lot at Barton & mechanic
  • Restoration & landscaping

Work anticipated, week of 5/29/2017:

  •  Landscaping and restoration
  •  Punchlist items

Next public tailgate meeting:

  • This standing weekly meeting is intended to provide construction updates and to allow residents the opportunity to ask questions regarding the construction process.
  • Next tailgate meeting is scheduled for Thursday, 5/25/2017, 11:30am – 11:45am at City Hall

For more information click on City Projects, then North Whittaker Redevelopment.

 


2017-2018 BUDGET

 

Click here to download the  2017-2018 Budget.  Previous years' budgets and annual audits are available on the Treasurer's Office page. 


LEAF AND YARD WASTE PICK-UP

Lakeshore Recycling and Disposal will be collecting all yard waste from    April 1, 2017- October 31, 2017 every Wednesday. Materials collected include grass, brush, leaves, weeds and limbs up to 4” in diameter and no longer than 4 feet. All material other than limbs should be in biodegradable bags, 32 gallon can or bundle tied with a 50 pound limit. Limbs must be placed in small neat piles or bundle tied, 50 pound limit. Residents may lease a 95 gallon yard waste cart from Lakeshore at a rate of $3.00/month billed to the resident.

THE CITY WILL STILL COLLECT LEAVES RAKED TO THE CURB THROUGH THE MONTH OF MAY AND IN THE FALL. IN ADDITION TO THE LAKESHORE PICKUP,THE CITY WILL CHIP BRUSH THE 2ND AND 4TH THURSDAY EACH MONTH AND FROM MAJOR STORM DAMAGE.

  


RECYCLING AND SOLID WASTE COLLECTION SERVICES

 

Lakeshore Recycling and Disposal is the City's recycling and solid waste contractor. They may be reached at 269-231-5623 or 877-LAKE-877

(877-525-3877).

Solid waste collection occurs every Wednesday.

 Lakeshore will also conduct recycling collection services every other week on Wednesdays, for 2017:

  • January 11 and 25
  • February 8 and 22
  • March 8 and 22
  • April 5 and 19
  • May 3, 17 and 31
  • June 14 and 28
  • July 12 and 26
  • August 9 and 23
  • September 6 and 20
  • October 4 and 18
  • November 1, 15 and 29
  • December 13 and 27

All recyclables collected previously will be collected by Lakeshore.

 Please contact City Hall at 469-1500 with any questions or concerns. 


2016 Audit
Please click here to view the 2016 City of New Buffalo Audit. 


Japanese Knotwood Information
Japanese Knotweed is an invasive plant that has been found in some locations in New Buffalo as well as neighboring communities.  This plant can damage roads, pipes, sewer lines & building foundations.  It can also choke out native vegetation, increasing erosion, degrading water quality and hurting habitat for fish and wildlife.  
For more information regarding this plant please click here.
For more information from Berrien Conservation District regarding High Priority Invasive Species please click here.


Master Plan

 

The City has the DRAFT Master Plan available to view by clicking here. This link was updated on May 2, 2016 which includes an updated page 17.

 


   

LIVE STREAM OF THE NEW BUFFALO HARBOR

The Harbor Commission and City of New Buffalo are pleased to now offer a live stream of the New Buffalo Harbor. Please click here to view.


  

2016 HARBOR SOUNDINGS

Please click here to see the 2016 soundings of the New Buffalo Harbor. The depth readings are based off the mean lake levels. The water is currently at a gage of plus 2.7 feet above LWD, so please make sure you add 2.7 feet to all the depth readings off the soundings map.


 


 

 

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Follow the latest news and discussions from the DDA Board on their blog, click here.


THE CITY NEEDS YOUR HELP

City residents, if you are interested in serving on any of these board positions, please click here to fill out the application. You may also submit a resume with the application and send in to the City Clerk, Lori Vander Clay 224 West Buffalo Street, New Buffalo, MI 49117, or email: clerk@cityofnewbuffalo.org. For more information, please call City Hall, 269-469-1500.

 

 

Park and Recreation Board

1 Alternate (May 2019)

  

Local Officers Compensation Commission

1 Member (May 2019)
 
Construction Board of Appeals

1 Member (May 2017)
1 Member (May 2018)

 


                   

New Buffalo Historic Walking Tour

The New Buffalo Parks Department along with friends are proud to bring back the Walking Tour of Historic Interest. Click here to view the brochure or stop at the beach and pick one up today. Enjoy the walk!

 


 

View Recorded Meetings and Watch Live

The City of New Buffalo has begun recording city meetings that are now available for the public to watch along with the ability to watch live broadcast meetings. Currently the City Council, Planning Commission, Downtown Development Authority and the Zoning Board of Appeals are being recorded. To view the meetings, please click on “View Recorded Meetings” on the left hand side of the home page on the city’s website. The new system has had a few technical errors and we are working diligently on getting those resolved.

 

This page last updated on 5/25/2017.

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