Mayor Weaver’s Response to Gov. Snyder’s Budget Proposal

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February 10, 2016 (Flint, MI)– Flint Mayor Karen Weaver today said she appreciates Gov. Rick Snyder’s proposal to earmark $25 million for lead pipe removal in the city through a supplemental appropriation for 2016 but, Mayor Weaver noted it still falls short of the estimated $55 million it will cost to remove all lead pipes in the City’s water system.

She also said the funding included in the governor’s budget proposal for Flint water relief– to address testing, children’s nutrition and water ...

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Mayor Weaver’s “Fast Start” Plan to Replace Lead Pipes in Flint

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February 9, 2016
 (Flint, MI) — Mayor Karen Weaver today outlined an estimated $55 million public works project that aims to remove and replace Flint’s residential lead service lines as quickly as possible, with first priority given to high-risk households.

Weaver noted that a team of technical experts from the Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL) met Monday with the city’s public works staff to move planning for the project forward. The BWL pioneered lead pipe removal techniques that officials believe ...

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Update on Water Main Break/Boil Water Advisory

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MAP-Precautionary Boil Water AdvisoryFebruary 10, 2016 (Flint, MI) — As previously advised, a large water transmission line adjacent to Dort Highway in the City of Flint broke Tuesday morning resulting in a water main break on Dupont Road. Utilities Administrator Michael Glasgow states that the water main break has been contained.

“The leak was completely isolated as of Tuesday night. Water pressures should be back at ...

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Boil Water Notice Issued for Flint Residents

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MAP-Precautionary Boil Water AdvisoryFebruary 9, 2016 (Flint, MI)– The City of Flint water system lost pressure due to a water main break today and contamination may have occurred. As a precaution, residents are advised to boil their filtered water before using.

Please click on the following link for more details and answers to questions you may have.

Precautionary Boil Water Notice 2-9-16

 

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Mayor Weaver’s “Fast Start” Plan Aims to Replace Lead Pipes in Flint

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February 9, 2016– Flint, MI—  Mayor Karen Weaver today outlined an estimated $55 million public works project that aims to remove and replace Flint’s residential lead service lines as quickly as possible, with first priority given to high-risk households.

Weaver noted that a team of technical experts from the Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL) met Monday with the city’s public works staff to move planning for the project forward.  The BWL pioneered lead pipe removal ...

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Hillary Clinton Visits Flint

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Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton took time away from the campaign trail to learn firsthand about the water situation in Flint, Michigan and the residents who have been affected. The former first lady and U.S. Secretary of State met with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, pastors, residents and other City officials Sunday, February 7, 2016.

While in Flint, Clinton spoke with local mothers who shared stories of how the water crisis has affected them, their families and what they want leaders ...

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Mayor Weaver Calls for Action to Remove Lead Pipes in Flint

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February 2, 2016 — Flint, MI–  Mayor Karen Weaver was joined today by mayors from Michigan and leaders from across the nation to call for immediate action to remove the lead pipes from Flint’s water distribution system. Mayor Weaver also launched a new initiative to engage Flint residents and a team of trusted experts in charting a viable path to Flint’s future.

“We must replace the lead pipes immediately, starting with the highest risk homes,” Mayor Weaver said.  “My colleague Virg ...

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Flint Launches Water Bottle Recycling Program

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CURBSIDE PICKUP:
~ Republic Services providing bi-weekly curbside recycling at no added cost to residents
~ Residents with weekly curbside trash collection can call Republic Services at 800-438-0966
to have a curbside recycling bin delivered
~ Republic Services now providing clear bags for residents who do not yet
have bins and to use for extra bottles that will not fit in bins.
Filled bags and additional boxes or containers clearly marked “RECYCLING”, can be
set on the curb on recycling day.

BOTTLE ...

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Gov. Snyder Approves $28 Million in Immediate Aid for City of Flint

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STATE OF MICHIGAN

Joint Information Center

Appropriation will fund several programs to address Water Crisis

January 29, 2016 – Flint, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today, signed a $28 million budget supplemental which assists Flint residents by addressing the city’s on-going water crisis. The supplemental, which Snyder called for in his State of the State Address January 19th, was approved by the legislature Thursday and signed by the Governor this morning.

“I thank the Legislature for their quick action to make this additional $28 million ...

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Non-City of Flint Residents Who Receive Flint Water

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Some residents who live outside the Flint City limits, are still Flint water customers. Below is a list of addresses of Flint water customers who fall in this category. This is not a new list. The information has been provided previously and officials of the affected municipalities have been notified.
However, due to the ongoing water situation we felt it important to issue a reminder. We want to remind these residents to have their water tested with the free home testing kits being provided at ...

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