Crapo Street Reconstruction Project to Begin August 1

The Crapo Street reconstruction project (between Broadway and High Street) is scheduled to begin on August 1 with an anticipated completion date of October 22, 2022. During this time, asphalt pavement, curbs and gutters, and water main will be removed and replaced. There will be partial sidewalk replacements completed and a section of new sidewalk installed. The street will be reconstructed at the same width and re-striped to shift parking to the west side of the street.   

Street Closure and Access

Crapo Street will be closed to thru traffic between Broadway and High Street for the duration of the project. Residents will have direct access off of Crapo Street except when work is being done on their driveways and during asphalt paving operations. The Contractor (McGuirk Sand & Gravel of Mt. Pleasant) will notify residents prior to the work beginning on their driveway. During this time, residents will be asked to park on the nearest side street.

Residents on Illinois and Heritage Court will have direct access from their homes off of Crapo Street, except when work is being done at the intersection of Illinois and Crapo.

Entrances to The Laurels, DaVita Dialysis, and the medical professional buildings on Crapo Street will remain open.

Trash Collection: Residents should write their address on all trash cans and recycling bins and place those containers out for collection no later than 7 a.m. on Thursday. The contractor is responsible for moving trash and recycle bins to pre-designated collection areas and returning the containers to property owners after collection. The contractor is not responsible for moving trash and recycling containers if items are not out for pick-up by 7 a.m. on Thursday.

Mail delivery will not be affected. 

Water Service:  Interruptions to water service is anticipated. The contractor will notifiy residents in advance via a door tag.

If you have questions, concerns, or you need a special accommodation due to a physical disability, please contact: 

Bill Ernst, Engineering Tech                City of Mt. Pleasant                (989) 779-5406

Stacie Tewari, City Engineer               City of Mt. Pleasant                (989) 779-5404

Brown Street Reconstruction Project to Begin May 31, 2022

The Brown Street reconstruction project (North Drive to High Street) is scheduled to begin on May 31 with an anticipated completion date of August 12, 2022. During this time asphalt pavement, curbs and gutters will be removed and replaced. There will be partial sidewalk replacements completed and sidewalk ramps will be upgraded. A new storm sewer sump pump drain will be installed behind the curb between South Drive and High Street, which will then be connected to existing storm sewer structures.

Street Closure and Access

Brown Street will be closed to thru traffic between North Drive and High Street for the duration of the project. Residents will have direct access off of Brown Street except when work is being done on their driveways and during asphalt paving operations. The Contractor will notify residents prior to the work beginning on their driveway. During this time, residents will be asked to park on the nearest side street.

Entrances to McLaren Central Hospital and the Isabella County Medical Care Facility will be open at North Drive, Thomas Street and South Drive. The Brown Street entrances will be closed during construction.

A detour will be in place to direct traffic around the project using High Street, Mission Street (US-127BR) and Broadway Street as shown on the Detour Map.

Garbage Collection: Residents will need to bring their garbage cans and recycling to the nearest side street while their block is under construction. The Contractor can offer assistance, if needed.

Mail delivery will not be affected. 

Water Service:  Interruptions to water service is anticipated. The contractor will notifiy residents in advance via a door tag.

If you have questions, concerns, or you need a special accommodation due to a physical disability, please contact: 

Connie Houk, Project Engineer           Prein & Newhof                      (231) 468-3456

Stacie Tewari, City Engineer               City of Mt. Pleasant                (989) 779-5404

Summary of minutes of the virtual Mt. Pleasant City Commission meeting – March 22, 2021

Summary of Minutes of the electronically conducted regular meeting of the City Commission held Monday, March 22, 2021, at 7:00 p.m.

Received petitions and communications.

Approved the following items on the Consent Calendar:

1) Minutes of the Special meetings of the City Commission held Tuesday, March 2, 2021 and Thursday, March 4, 2021.

2) Minutes of the electronically conducted regular meeting of the City Commission held March 8, 2021.

3) Authorized the purchase of two police patrol vehicles from Krapohl Ford.

4) Bid of The Isabella Corporation of Mt. Pleasant, MI for the 2021 Gaylord Street Reconstruction project and approved a budget amendment for the same.

5) Bid of K & B Asphalt Sealcoating, Inc. of Adrian, MI for the Crack Sealing Project.

6) Bid of The Isabella Corporation of Mt. Pleasant, MI for the 2021 Sidewalk Project and the appropriate budget amendment.

7) Authorized an advanced commitment of 500 tons of road salt for 2022 through the State of Michigan MiDeal Purchasing Program.

8) Received recommended rezoning request from CD-3 (Sub Urban) to CD-4 (General Urban) for 1024 & 1026 S. University and consider setting a public hearing for Monday, April 12, 2021.

9) Received recommended text change to Table 154.410.A to permit music, art and dance studios in the SD-1 District and consider setting a public hearing for Monday, April 12, 2021.

10) Warrants and Payrolls.

Held a Public Hearing and passed, ordained and ordered published Ordinance 1065, an Ordinance to amend Chapter 154: ZONING ORDINANCES, §154.203.F Residential/Dwelling Use Only and §154.410.B Special Uses and Table 154.410.A Building and Lot Principal Use of the Mt. Pleasant City Code of Ordinances to permit residential/dwelling uses under certain circumstances as presented.

Approved submission of City requests for Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe two percent allocations with a summary of the Commission’s top priorities.

Rescinded the October 2015 Fair Housing Policy for the Central Business District since the Human Rights Ordinance provides appropriate guidance.

Approved the Economic Opportunity Policy for Section 3 covered contracts as presented. (CC Exh. 2-2021)

Approved the resolution defining slum and blighted areas for CDBG activities as presented.

Authorized the Mayor to sign the Agreement for Annexation and Detachment of Property with Charter Township of Union as presented.

Authorized the Mayor to sign the appropriate MSHDA documents for the acceptance of the $30,000 Neighborhood Enhancement Program Grant, approved the allocation of $60,000 of HODAG Funds and endorsed the program parameters as presented.

Approved the resolution extending conditional authorization for MI Operations LLC Medical Marihuana Class A grower license at 1110 N. Fancher as presented.

The Commission recessed at 8:11 p.m. and went into a work session at 8:15 p.m.

Conducted a Work Session discussion on Closure ideas for Broadway Street from Main to University.

Adjourned the meeting at 8:39 p.m.