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CITY COUNCIL OPENING:

The McBain City Council will have an opening in January.  All potential candidates may send a letter of interest to the City Clerk, PO Box 95, McBain, MI 49657 or clerk@cityofmcbainmichigan.com prior to November 14, 2022. The full council may interview candidates at the December 12, 2022, meeting.  This position will be from January 2023 to November 2023.

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TRAINING EXERCISE ALERT

McBain Rural Agricultural Schools will have a full-scale training exercise on Saturday, December 3, 2022.  This will be the first full-scale exercise held in Missaukee County in many years.  The objectives of the exercise are to learn, practice, and find areas for improvement.

You may notice many law enforcement vehicles, personnel, and first responders in and around the school.  Please do not be alarmed and know that this is a training exercise.     

The exercise may cause some disruption with travel, please be patient with us, and we hope any inconvenience will be outweighed by the importance of the exercise.  

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.  

Thank you for your understanding.  

Scott Akom 

Superintendent 

McBain Rural Agricultural School 


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PARKS & RECREATION SURVEY:

Please take the time to give us your input of what is important to you regarding future plans for our City's park and recreation areas!
Click the link below to take a short survey:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ParksAndRecreationUserSurvey 

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WATER PROJECT:

Between June 1, 2022 and October 1, 2022, our City Water Improvement Project will be taking place in the area from Pine Street to Harrison Street, and M-66 to Euclid. 

Intermittent road closings and/or changed traffic  patterns will be put into place by our construction crew in order to complete this project. 

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

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GOLF CART RESOLUTION: 

Please click below for a copy of the Golf Cart Resolution as adopted by the McBain City Council October 11, 2021.

Golf Cart Resolution


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REMINDER FROM ZONING OFFICER:

All vehicles in town must be licensed/registered per our city ordinances.

We have given leniency due to the Secretary of State not being completely open.  That period has passed, and the State declared on March 1st that all vehicles should be registered.

As of June 1st, 2021, Officer Barber will be giving citations to all unlicensed vehicles in the city limits,

Sincerely,

Chase Barber

City of McBain, Zoning Officer

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Please click below to see the City of McBain USDA-Rural Development Preliminary Engineering Report.

USDA - RURAL DEVELOPMENT PRELIMINARY ENGINEERING REPORT

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Please click below to see the City of McBain Recreation Plan!

CITY OF MCBAIN RECREATION PLAN 

Please click below to see a full copy of the City of McBain Master Plan!

CITY OF MCBAIN MASTER PLAN


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REMINDER to All Pet Owners:

Your pets must be confined to your property or be on a leash if they are off your property.  
Pet owners must clean up behind their pets if you take them for a walk.   
Dogs may not be left outside to bark. 

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MCBAIN ECONOMIC SURVEY RESULTS

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McBain is a city in Missaukee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. McBain is a small Dutch community.  The population was 656 at the 2010 census.  According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.25 square miles (3.24 km2), all land.  We offer our citizens and visitors a safe and clean community.  We are proud of McBain!!


     A Bit of history about McBain.....McBain began as a settlement around a sawmill in Riverside Township, founded by Gillis McBain and his brother John McBain in 1887. A station on the Toledo, Ann Arbor and North Michigan Railway named "Owens" opened on August 27, 1888 and a post office with the same name opened on September 10, 1888. Both were renamed McBain on September 17, 1889. McBain incorporated as a village in 1893 and as a city in 1907.

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