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News & Announcements

2019 Citizens of the Year Selected
The Jonesville City Council is pleased to announce the selection of Ron Hayes and Paul Slagter the 2019 Jonesville Citizens of the Year and Ellie Ackerson as the 2019 Jonesville Youth Citizen of the Year. The public is invited to an Awards Reception on Wednesday, April 24th at 6:00 p.m. at Olivia’s Chop House to honor the contributions of these outstanding individuals.

Spread the word that tickets for the Awards Reception are available for $10.00 at the Jonesville City Hall and include an appetizer reception following the awards presentation. The Jonesville Citizenship Awards act to recognize the contributions of citizens to the Jonesville community based on several aspects including, community involvement, leadership, and volunteerism.  For questions regarding the event, please call City Hall at 517.849.2104

Spring Clean Up is Coming

The City of Jonesville will be holding its 13th Annual Residential Spring Clean Up in time to tidy the town for the 45th Annual Riverfest weekend.  The date has changed this year.  The pickup is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, 2019.  Modern Waste Systems will begin pick up at 7:00 A.M.  Thus, items must be placed at the curb prior to 7:00 A.M. on April 27, 2019; however residents can start putting their items out starting Saturday, April 20th.  Remember, “One person’s junk is another person’s treasure”, so you may see your items disappear before Saturday.  If you are a “treasure hunter”, please be courteous when sorting and leave areas tidy.

This activity also allows residents the opportunity to comply with the Outdoor Storage “Junk” Ordinance without incurring additional disposal costs.  We encourage residents to participate and help keep Jonesville an attractive community in which to live, work and play.  Properties not in compliance with the junk ordinance may receive a citation.

There is no limit as to the amount of items placed at the curb.  The following items that can be placed out for pick up are:  manageable bags/boxes less than 50 lbs., furniture, toys, bicycles, home fixtures, building materials, doors, sections of fencing (must be cut down to fit into truck and lifted by one person), wheel rims.  Unacceptable items include:  Construction materials, yard waste, liquid or hazardous waste, tires, motor oil, and car batteries.  Contact the City Hall at 849-2104 for additional details.  

For a list of acceptable and unacceptable items, click here

If you have some metal “junk” items, the Jonesville American Legion raises funds by picking up scrap metal to support projects like the Freedom Memorial.  Please feel free to give Larry Rathbun a call at 517.425.1321 to arrange pick up.

2019 Residential Yard Waste Collection
The City of Jonesville will conduct residential yard waste pick-ups during the weeks of April 8th and April 29th. Eligible materials may be placed at the curb or edge of street for pickup during those weeks.

Weekly collection will begin May 6th and will continue through October 24th. Residents are reminded that all materials placed for weekly collection must be placed in biodegradable paper bags, labeled barrels or bundles. Tree limbs and brush must be trimmed to lengths of not more than five feet and bundled. The maximum weight of each package or bundle is 50 pounds.All materials for pickup must be placed at the edge of the street no later than 7:30 a.m. the scheduled day of collection and not more than one day prior to collection.

For a list of eligible materials or to get the collection schedule, click here

Cemetery Spring Clean Up
The City of Jonesville will begin spring clean-up in the Sunset View Cemetery after April 1st.  Please remove flowers and decorations from lots by this date.  Items that remain after this date will be removed and discarded. 

Spring clean-up is expected to take a couple of weeks.  It is recommended that visitors refrain from placing new décor until after April 19th so that it is not inadvertently removed. Cemetery Rules and Regulations may be found on the City’s website, Documents and Forms or by visiting City Hall.  Please contact City Hall at (517) 849-2104 with any questions or concerns.

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