City of Howell Lakeview and Howell Memorial Cemeteries Public Notice - Annual Spring Cleaning
All families wishing to keep memorial flowers, wreaths, artificial flowers or grave blankets must remove them by April 1st, 2019 for the City’s annual spring cleaning.  
Anything left will be discarded by the Cemetery Department.
PUBLIC HEARING - 2019 Drinking Water Revolving Fund Project Plan

The City of Howell is having a public hearing for the DWRF Project Plan at their regular Council Meeting on April 22, 2019 at 7:00 am.  

A copy of the draft plan is available for review at the Clerk and Finance Offices of City Hall, the Howell Carnegie Library and the Department of Public Works. 

A PDF version for viewing online or printing is also available by clicking PROJECT PLAN.

DTE Online Street Light Reporting Tool

Need to Report a Streetlight Outage?  The DTE Community Lighting group has an online reporting tool to make it easy to get your streetlights shining bright again.

Please click on the link below to report a street light outage in your area.
Water Meter Replacement Program

The City of Howell is beginning a meter replacement program in homes and businesses throughout the City.  We will be working in one area of the City at a time and are currently in the area north and east of Thompson Lake.  Please view the following map for locations within the current work area.  Before we begin meter replacements in your area a letter will be sent to your residence with details of the program.

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Master Plan for Transportation in Livingston County

On February 19th, the Master Plan for Transportation in Livingston County will be presented to the public.  He is the flyer/poster that you can use to let others know about the event.

It will include a variety of recommendations, including:
 1.  Technical, facility and "right-sized" vehicle investments that will improve efficiencies and responsiveness of all transportation services.
2.  Technical systems that will improve the rider interface for planning and paying for rides.
3.  Collaborations between communities and transportation agencies that will add and improve services. Read More »

2019 City Calendar - updated 2/19/2019

A printable version of the City calendar is available here.  The date in the lower right corner of the calendar reflects the date that the information contained therein was updated.
2018 Livingston County Transit Master Plan Survey -

The goal of the Transit Master Plan for Livingston County is to analyze the existing system and work with project stakeholders and the public to determine what transit system enhancements could be make to improve the quality of life in Livingston County. The TMP will explore the need for more public transportation within the County, including connection to adjacent counties and ways to improve walkability and bikeability to support the transit system.

Please take the survey below. 

Official GAMSA Logo

Congratulations to Downtown Howell!
Winning the Great American Main Street Award!

Downtown Howell has been named the winner of one of the most prestigious national awards that a downtown can receive in a lifetime.  On Monday, March 26, in Kansas City, MO, the National Main Street Center Inc. (NMSC), presented downtown Howell with the Great American Main Street Award (GAMSA).  Selected by a national jury of community development professionals and leaders in the fields of economic development and historic preservation, award winners serve as exceptional models for comprehensive, preservation-based commercial district revitalization. 

Howell Main Street Press Release

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2017 Water Quality Report

The 2017 annual water quality report for the City of Howell is now available. Individual copies will not be mailed.

You can get it at the city website, or get copies at Howell City Hall (2nd floor) & Department of Public Works office, or by calling the Water Plant at 517-546-5309.

Note: If printing the report, works best with legal size paper.
Public Act 202 of 2017, the Protecting Local Government Retirement and Benefits Act went into effect on December 20, 2017. 

A primary component of the Act was the requirement that all local units of government providing retirement pension and/or retirement health care, file with Treasury information about their plans.

City of Howell - Public Act 202 of 2017 Health Care (OPEB) Report

City of Howell - Public Act 202 of 2017 Pension Report

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Sign up for City of Howell Alerts to Text and Email Using Nixle

nixleNixle Alert System - Alert system which allows the Howell Police Department to create and publish messages and alerts to be delivered to subscribed members instantly, via cell phone text message and/or email.

Notifications can also be accessed online at This is a free service to all community members. Register at or by simply sending a text message with the zip code of "48843" to "888-777".