The Saugatuck City Council this week unanimously voted to address the rapid spread of the non-native invasive aquatic weed known as Eurasian Water Milfoil (EWM) in Kalamazoo Lake and Harbor.
The City of Saugatuck today announced the launch of its new improved website.
Erin Wilkinson, the City's new Clerk who started the end of August, initiated and developed the site herself using much of her own photography. Wilkinson collaborated with local photographer Kim Zahnow on the project. Wilkinson said “whether you call Saugatuck home or are just visiting, this new website is designed to connect you with the community. At this moment in time, it was important to use and showcase local talent. We have to support one-another! It is a privilege to have an artist of Kim Zahnow's caliber contribute photography to the site, and it so beautifully demonstrates the authenticity and heart of our community."
The City of Saugatuck announced today that it has selected Ryan Heise, the village administrator of Egg Harbor, Wisconsin as its next city manager.
The seven-member council voted unanimously to offer the position to Heise who has managed the Door County community for the past five years. While there, Heise oversaw the design and construction of Kress Pavilion and the Egg Harbor Library -- capital projects totaling more than $7 million.
The City of Saugatuck has narrowed their search for a new City Manager to five finalists. The city received 29 applications from across the country.
The five finalists are as follows:
So seriously in fact, that it has drawn the attention of Point of Beginning magazine, a national survey magazine. Before making any decisions on Park Street improvements or maintaining the status quo, the City Council requested Fleis and VandenBrink – the City’s engineering firm, to survey the stretch of Park Street between Campbell and Perryman Streets to locate the exact property lines of each parcel adjacent to Park Street. The magazine will be filming and doing interviews scheduled tentatively for the week of December 1, 2020 – weather dependent.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – (City of Saugatuck, Allegan County, Michigan) November 16, 2020 – On Sunday, November 15, 2020, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued a new epidemic order that prohibits most “gatherings” and places significant restrictions on in-person office operations. Due to these restrictions and out of an abundance of caution, the Saugatuck City Hall will be closed temporarily starting on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 12:01 AM through December 8, 2020 at 11:59 PM to limit the spread of the outbreak.