​The Summer Recreation Program Coordinator position will perform duties pertaining to running the general operations of the Summer Recreation Program for the City of Morenci.  Work is performed under the supervision of the City Administrator.  To review the job description in detail, click here.    Please note that applications are due by Wednesday, May 3, 2023 by 4:00 p.m. An application may be obtained at the Morenci City Offices, 118 Orchard Street, Morenci, MI 49256.   This position is a part-time position at around ten (10) hours a week for six (6) weeks during the summer of 2018.   Instructions to Apply for the Position   Please submit an application along with any additional applicable information to Brad Moran, City Administrator via email at brad.moran@cityofmorenci.org​ or hard copy at:   City of Morenci Attn: City Administrator 118 Orchard Street Morenci, MI 49256  The City of Morenci is an equal opportunity employer.
The April meeting of City Council has been changed to April 17, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
The City of Morenci is providing a dumpster for bulky item dumping this Saturday, March 18, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the DPW facility located at 597 W. Chestnut St. (behind Wakefield Park).  Residents may dispose of up to two bulky items per primary household. Check in will occur with a DPW laborer prior to dumping. Only one trip is allowed per primary household and the bulky items must have been generated from that residence. IDs will be verified and recorded, and violators will be turned away. This service is free of charge. No transportation is provided.  For a list of acceptable and unacceptable items, please visit our website.
The City of Morenci is proud to offer the opportunity to honor a Veteran or current military service member with a customized 18x36" light pole banner.   Banners will be displayed on Main St. and North St. in Downtown Morenci for Memorial Day, throughout the summer, and for Veteran's Day. At the end of the year, banners will be returned to families as a keepsake.   Banners are $150 each, and a portion of the proceeds will support the Morenci American Legion.   ​Applications are available at City Hall and on our website here​.  Applications, along with payment, in the form of cash or check (payable to American Legion Post 368), are accepted at City Hall.  The deadline to submit is Thursday, April 6, however only 30 spaces are available, so don't delay.   Please help us fill the streets with Hometown Hero pride by honoring a family member or friend in Downtown Morenci. Contact Heather Sarnac, Community & Economic Development Director, for more information.
The Morenci Planning Commission will hold a regular meeting on Monday, March 13, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. at Morenci City Hall, 118 Orchard St., Morenci, MI 49256 to conduct regular business items for the month of March 2023.
​Morenci City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 13, 2023, at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall, located at 118 Orchard St. Morenci, MI.
​City Council will hold a special meeting to set 1-year, 3-year, and 5-year goals on Wednesday, March 22. The meeting will begin with tours of City departments and buildings at 6:00 p.m. Discussion will take place at the conclusion of the tour at City Hall at 7:45 p.m.  Goal setting will help establish the FY 23/24 budget and the 5-year Capital Improvement Plan.
Due to Friday's snowfall, there have been delays in brush pick up. The deadline for brush to be placed at the curb is now extended to Monday, March 13​ at noon. Please keep brush away from any obstructions such as guide wires, communication boxes, telephone poles, trees, fire hydrants, and mailboxes.
Lucky Charm Scavenger Hunt runs March 13-21 in Downtown Morenci
​Four Morenci City Council positions and that of the mayor expire in November.  Candidates have until April 25 to file a petition at City Hall.  The terms of Mayor Sean Seger and Councilors Jerome Bussell, Jeff Lampson, and Diane Molitierno expire this year.  There is also one vacant seat due to the resignation of Sandra Emmons.  Council is expected to appoint a new member to fill the vacancy at the March 13 meeting.  That person will serve only through the November election.  Mayor Seger has decided not to seek another term in office.  Candidates must have had residency in the City for at least one year prior to the November election.  Nominating petitions must have the signatures of at least 25 registered voters in the City.  Petitions are available at City Hall.
Parks and Recreation Plan Surveys are available at City Hall
St. Patrick's Day on Main St. March 16-18, 2023
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​In December 2021, City Council authorized the City Administrator to ratify a new refuse contract with Modern Waste Systems, Inc, the sole company who submitted a bid for refuse service at that time. The contract began February 1, 2022 and continues through February 1, 2027 and includes a rate increase each year of the contract. The City is beginning the second year, which includes a $0.69 increase per unit. The current refuse rate is $14.75 per month per unit and the new refuse rate is $15.44 per month per unit.
The City of Morenci, through its contractor Borck's Outdoor Services, will conduct a one-time storm damage brush pick up. Tree limbs and brush must be placed to the curb no later than Saturday, March 4th at 3:00 p.m. Branches must be no more than six inches in diameter and six feet long. City of Morenci curbside brush pick up rules and regulations apply.
The City of Morenci Downtown Development Authority will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. at City Hall Offices, located at 118 Orchard St. Morenci, MI 49256.
Consumers Energy continues to work on restoring power to the City of Morenci. According to their website, restoration is estimated for Sunday, February 26 or Monday, February 27, depending on your location in town. Please visit the Consumers Energy Outage Center for the most up-to-date information: https://www.consumersenergy.com/outages/outage-center  City of Morenci DPW and Fire Department crews have cleared trees and branches from City streets. If a street tree falls onto private property, the City will remove it. If you have a blocked street or fallen tree to report, please call (517)759-0004. We are exploring options for a citywide brush pick up. In the meantime, residents are welcome to drop off brush behind the DPW facility located at 597 W. Chestnut St. (north of Wakefield Park). As a reminder, trees on private property are the responsibility of the property owner. It is advised to contact your insurance carrier for any property damage incurred from the ice storm.  Warming centers are currently available in Adrian at The Salvation Army, (217 W. Church St) and in Hudson at Sacred Heart Church (207 S. Market St) and Wesleyan Church (229 Hill St). We will be identifying other local facilities as resources become available. Ohio and portions of Adrian have power for essential food and fuel needs.   To request a welfare check on a neighbor or family member, please call (517)263-0524 and select option 0.   Oak Grove Cemetery is closed until further notice.
City Offices will be closed on Monday, February 20th in observance of Presidents' Day. In the event of an after hours water or sewer emergency, please call (517)759-0004.