The regular City Council meeting

scheduled for this coming Monday, November 16th, 2015

has been cancelled,

and rescheduled for next Monday, November 23rd.

The meeting will be held in the

Curtis J. Brackett
Council Chambers

of City Hall, at 915 Main Street,

and will begin at 7:00 p.m. 

Trisha Plante, City Clerk
Posted 11-11-15

City Hall's normal hours of operation are Monday through Friday,
from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Browse our Departments and Offices directory.

City Hall, and all other City of Norway offices & departments,
are closed Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th, in observance of Thanksgiving.  Have a safe and happy holiday.

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    Michigan's Deer Hunting with Firearm Season Find information on additional hunting dates and seasons by clicking on the link included here.
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Congratulations to this year's elected council members; Lee Meneghini, Candy Brew, and Mark Bubloni.  Visit to view results of other November 3rd elections in our county.  Our first meeting comprised of the current Council will be Monday the 23rd, at 7:00 p.m.  More details are posted in the notice at the top of this page.  THANK YOU for your civic engagement.  

Visit our Voting page to see the sample ballot, verify your most recent voter registration information, subscribe to election reminders from the Secretary of State’s Office, link to Dickinson County’s election results, obtain instructions for absentee voting, and more for Michigan voters.  Make our Voting page your one-stop shop for election & voting resources.

Norway125 needs volunteers to make this four-day festival THE event of our region next summer.  We could create a celebration like Norway has never seen--let's make it happen!  View volunteering options and join the sign-up list here.
Logo Designed by Chris Freeman, Advanta Print
Official event logo created by Chris Freeman, Advanta Print.

Next summer, we'll celebrate the City of Norway's 125th birthday--in a big way.  We're  currently seeking sponsors and volunteers to help our community's Norway125 event meet its remarkable potential. 

Are you a business owner, another type of community leader, or a dedicated resident?  Please view Norway125's sponsorship packet.

Do you want to help in a hands-on way?  Let us know you'd love to get an inside view and become a volunteer!  Visit Norway125's website.

New Sign Fall 2015
This long-awaited, prominent sign was created and installed by Xcell Graphix--and what an Xcellent job!  Hop onto our museum's page for more on this project.
Almost done with high school?
It takes a village--and then some.  Keep in mind that for those young adults graduating from Norway Vulcan Schools, there may be local, state, and/or federal resources available to minimize financial barriers to higher education. 

Why college?

Link to information on Michigan student aid.
Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Have you checked into Bay de Noc Community College?
Or Northern Michigan University?

There is an annual scholarship awarded by Norway Public Utilities, with support from WPPI Energy, that goes to either one (1) or two (2) high school seniors who plan to attend a.) a technical college that offers an Electrical Power Distribution program, b.) a technical college that offers an Electrical Engineering program, or c.) a technical college that offers an Engineering program.  (Priority is allocated in that order.)  See who won this year.
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Decrease your electricity charges!
Rebate Off Your Bill 2015

Efficiency UNITED is offering customers of the City of Norway's Department of Power & Light opportunities to decrease the electricity charges on your utility bill while improving your home’s--and your business's--energy efficiency.  The more energy-efficient your building, the less it costs to power in the long run.

To participate in this year's Rebate Off Your Bill program, please follow these easy steps:
1.  Save your receipt from the ENERGY STAR®
purchase.  (Eligible items may be purchased at any location.)
2.  Save proof of the item having ENERGY STAR qualifications. 
(Example:  A product label or description.)
3.  Bring both items to Norway City Hall at 915 Main Street, or the Department of Power & Light at 1000 Saginaw Street.


*Eligible items and rebate amounts are subject to change; this listing is accurate only until February or March of 2016.  New listings are posted as they become available.   

CFL bulbs, 9W-26W; $1.00
LED bulbs, 40W-100W; $4.00
CFL fixtures; $8.00
LED fixtures; $8.00
Ceiling fan including Energy Star light kit; $10.00
Clothes washers, MEF 2.2 - Electric WH Gas OR Electric Dryer; $50.00
Clothes dryers; $50.00
Dehumidifiers; $25.00
Dishwashers, Electric Water Heater; $50.00
Room air conditioner; $25.00
  6.0 Television, 41" or larger; $50.00

See the eligible commercial items.

Efficiency UNITED also offers rebates through their
Home Performance and Appliance Recycling programs.
Ask our local representative, Jeff Forbes, for more information; 715-495-7604, or  
 Have you heard the buzz?  Bumblebee populations around the world are dying out at alarming rates.  Find out about this issue's causes and effects.  Then find out how to help.  
Got a question about problem trees?
Click here to find general guidelines.
View Norway's 2014 Water Quality Report.
View Norway's Renewable Energy Plan.

What and Where to Recycle

Our compost site, for use by City residents, is located at the Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) just off US 8, south of Danielson’s Greenhouse (the physical address is N1700 US Highway 8). Compost items include grass clippings, leaves, and brush; drop off these items daily, at no charge.  

We have a recycling container, also for use by City residents, located at the Department of Public Works (DPW; 400 Tenth Avenue).  Recycle paper, #1 and #2 plastics, and tin cans.  We have two dumpsters for scrap iron.  We do not take cardboard.  Recycle daily at no charge; scrap iron must be dropped off during normal hours of operation (non-holiday weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.).                                          

Residents of any city or township in Dickinson County may bring used oil and batteries to the Dickinson County Solid Waste Processing Facility (Great American Disposal) in Quinnesec (W7702 US 2), at no charge.  They collect tires for a fee according to size.  They’re open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon).  On questionable items, call 774-5680 first.  For more information, link to
To operate an ORV in the City limits of Norway without a guardian you must be 18 years old or possess a valid driver's license and ORV Safety Certificate.  Violators will be cited with fines and fees in excess of $100.00.

Riding adjacent to the railroad tracks is trespassing on railroad property and subject to charges.

Copies of the ordinance & maps are available at the Norway Police Department during regular office hours.

Ordinance, map, licensing, and permit information are available on the ORV Use sub-page of our Parks and Recreation page.

City of Norway
915 Main Street / P.O. Box 99
Norway, MI 49870-0099