The Howell Melon Festival, held in downtown Howell since 1960, is a great family-friendly Howell tradition, celebrating the famed, delicious cantaloupe grown only in Howell.
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- Volunteer for the 55th Annual Melon Festival
Become part of something big and volunteer for the 55th Annual Howell Melon Festival today! We rely greatly on the generosity of time and knowledge that our volunteers bring to the table. There are a variety of ways you can volunteer - from answering phones, to helping set-up or take-down, to cutting melons, to chalking the streets for our vendors, acting as crossing guards at major intersections, or as a security guard. There's a job for everyone!
- The City of Howell 2015 Draft Master Plan is now available for public review and comment!
The complete draft of the 2015 City of Howell Master Plan is now available for your review. This draft has been reviewed by the Planning Commission at their April 15th, 2015 meeting and approved for distribution. The Plan will now be circulated to all surrounding governmental entities as required by the Michigan Planning Enabling Act and public comments may be submitted for the next 63 days.
You can review the Draft Documents here at: http://www.cityofhowell.org/communitydevelopment
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2016 Calendar Photo Contest
The City of Howell is looking for some new pictures for the 2016 City calendar. If you have a photo that you would like to submit, please send it to DRobson@CityofHowell.org with your name (how you would like your photo to be credited if it is selected at the end of the year) and email address, along with the location/event where the picture was taken. Photos must have been taken in the City of Howell and must be high resolution. Pictures will be collected throughout the year. Winners will be selected in late 2015, notified via email, and credited on the calendar.
- ADVISORY: TELEPHONE SCAM ALERT
It’s come to our attention that an individual or individuals is making calls to local residents, representing themselves as officers or detectives from the Howell Police Department or other local law enforcement agencies. Sometimes they identify themselves as being from the “Warrant Division”. The caller advises that there is a warrant for the persons’ arrest, and that they must immediately send money, usually requesting the resident immediately get a money order or green dot money card. They have in the past identified themselves as “Officer Delaware” or “Detective Harris”.
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