Current News Items for the City of Hillsdale

By Stephen M. French, City Clerk - Monday, May 22, 2017
Sewage Effluent Discharge 5-21-2017 At 7:56 AM on Sunday May 21, 2017, the power was lost at the sewage treatment plant at 101 Galloway Drive. On call electric crews were notified and the power was restored at 9:14 AM. The cause of the outage was due to a feeder tripping at the power plant. Once power was restored to the sewage treatment plant, one of the pumps failed causing a discharge of partially treated sewage effluent into the St. Joseph River. The Department of Environmental Quality and the Branch-Hillsdale-St Joseph Health Agency were notified and a NO CONTACT advisory was issued until the test results are received making sure the river is safe for contact. Once the test results are verified, the NO CONTACT order will be lifted. We apologize for any inconveniences that this issue may have caused.

By K. Price - Tuesday, April 18, 2017
The Hillsdale Board of Public Utilities has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2016. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned electric utilities. The association honored only 121 public power utilities with this award.

By S. French - Friday, April 14, 2017
In an effort to enhance your recycling program we will be increasing your pick up schedule. Effective in April 2017 we will be increasing your service to Every Other Week pick up which means you will be getting 26 pick-ups per year instead of the current 24 pick-ups per year.

By K. Price - Thursday, April 13, 2017
Thursday, June 15th - Saturday, June 17th, 2017.

By K. Price - Thursday, April 13, 2017
The Hillsdale Community Library Board of Trustees is seeking an experienced, innovative, resourceful and creative Library Director to provide vision, management, leadership and the commitment to bring this library to new levels of growth and service. The deadline for applications has been extended to Thursday, May 18, 2017.

By K. Price - Thursday, March 30, 2017
Headquartered in Hillsdale, Paragon Metals, a global supplier of precision-machined components for automotive and industrial markets, has plans to expand their Michigan footprint. The company has been awarded new contracts and plans to expand operations in Hillsdale, investing $19.98 million and creating 50 qualified new jobs.

By K. Price - Friday, March 24, 2017
PROPOSAL DEADLINE: May 8, 2017, by 5:00 pm. All proposals for the purchase and redevelopment of the Keefer House should be marked clearly: RFP Keefer House and delivered on or before May 8, 2017 at 5:00 pm, either in hard copy to the City Clerk: City of Hillsdale TIFA 97 N. Broad Street Hillsdale, MI 49242 or by e-mail

By K. Price - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Public Services dept will be providing curbside residential collection of BRUSH beginning on Monday, April 3rd, 2017. Brush must be placed on the terrace by 7am Monday, April 3rd to ensure it is collected. This service is offered to city residents only in the months of April, May, October & November. For more information call 517-437-6490.

By K. Price - Tuesday, November 15, 2016
The City of Hillsdale recognized and awarded for Best Practices on November 2, 2016 from the University of Michigan-Dearborn’s iLabs’ eCities for developing a positive entrepreneurial climate!