City Hall Precautions Announced


Governor Whitmer Orders Residents to “Stay Home, Stay Safe’ For Michigan

For the next three weeks, all Michigan businesses and operations will be temporarily suspended from in-person operations that are not necessary to sustain or protect life.  Michigan’s residents must stay in their homes unless they’re a part of that critical infrastructure. 

What You Can Do:

  • Go to the grocery store or pick up take-out food.
  • Go to the pharmacy to pick up needed prescriptions.
  • Engage in outdoor activities like walking, hiking, running, and biking.
  • Go to the hospital or secure any care necessary to address a medical emergency or to preserve your health or the health of a loved one.
  • Fill your car with gas.
  • Return to Michigan to a home or place of residence from outside the state.
  • Leave the State for a home or residence elsewhere.
  • Walk your pets and take them to the veterinarian for needed medical care.
 You May Not:
  • Leave the home to work unless your employer designates you as a critical infrastructure worker.
  • Participate in any public gathering.
  • Visit someone in the hospital, nursing home, or other residential care facilities (with limited exceptions).
  • Go to the mall or dine-in restaurants.

The City's Department of Public Safety has been charged with the enforcement of this Governor issued stay at home order. 

City of Grosse Pointe COVID-19 Mitigation Measures

The City of Grosse Pointe is taking precautions to protect our City’s residents and staff in an attempt to the slow the transmission of this virus.  City Hall and Neff Park Office will be closed to public visitors effective March 18, 2020 until further notice:

  • Critical services such as police, fire, emergency dispatch, water service, and garbage/recycling collection will not be impacted.
  • City business within City Hall, including the Municipal Court, can be conducted via US mail, or by use of the silver drop box next to the parking lot.
  • When making payments, please use the silver drop box outside and place payments in a sealed envelope. Checks are highly recommended.
  • Please call, handle City business online  www.grossepointecity.org, or email the City at city@grossepointecity.org.  

DEPARTMENT CONTACTS:                                          

Public Safety Non-Emergency

(313) 886-3200

City Hall

(313) 885-5800

Department of Public Works

(313) 417-1188

Parks and Recreation

(313) 343-5257

Municipal Court

(313) 343-5262


 

FOR YOUR INFORMATION, MANY PAYMENTS AND CITY SERVICES ARE ACCESSIBLE ONLINE.  CLICK ON THE LINKS PROVIDED BELOW:

Online Payments

Online Mail In Forms

Water Billing

Building Permits

Court Payments

Birth Certificates

Property Payments

Voter Registration

 
NON-ESSENTIAL SERVICES AND FUNCTIONS WITH RISK OF VIRUS SPREAD OR EXPOSURE THAT WILL NOT TAKE PLACE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:

  • Transient customer parking collections and enforcement
  • Recreational programming
  • Residential inspections
  • In-home replacement or repair of water meters
  • Yardwaste pickup
Inspections
Only life safety and exterior inspections will take place with the proper precautions.  

Public Safety and Municipal Court
Public Safety Officers will not be going  inside homes to do basic police reports and Municipal Court activities have been curtailed.
 
Neff Park, Marina, and Elworthy Field
Neff Park and Elworthy Field are open but limited to activities such as walking and running that do not involve direct contact with others. Please make sure while engaged in any of these activities to remain at least six feet from others who do not live with you in your household. And if you are sick, please do not visit the parks until you are well.  Playgrounds, tennis courts, platform tennis courts, pavilions, and other buildings are closed.  The April 1st opening of the Neff Park Marina has been postponed until May 1st.
 
Water Billing Delay
Due to the stay at home order and reduction in City staff, the section of the City due for readings and billing next week will experience a one-month delay in their water billing.  As a result, sections of Mack Ave. to Jefferson Ave. and Fisher Road to Lakeland will receive a water bill for a three-month period instead of two.
 


2020 ALL POINTES DADDY/DAUGHTER DANCE, SPRING EGG HUNT, PARK GROUP PERMITS,  AND SOCIAL DISTANCING:

The City will no longer issue permits for large gatherings or events until further notice.  As a result, the All Pointes Daddy/Daughter Dance scheduled for March 21st has been postponed.  Additional details regarding refunds or the potential of an additional event will follow. The Spring Egg Hunt scheduled for April 9th has been cancelled.

The University of Michigan's Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation Corona Virus Curve illustrates the importance of slowing the spread of the virus while not to overwhelm our local hospitals.


WHAT YOU CAN DO AT HOME:

Keep your home safe. What everyone can do to decrease the spread of the corona virus.  Encourage your family members to follow these Easy Guidelines.

 Additional information regarding COVID-19 can be found on the City’s Website,  which is regularly updated.