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Refuse collection in the City of Luna Pier is done by Allstar Disposal.  Due to the holidays falling on Friday, trash pick-up for the week of Christmas will be on Saturday, December 26th.  Trash pick-up for the week of New Year's will be on January 2nd.  For a small fee, large items can be pick-up by calling Allstar Disposal at (734)850-9500.

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TAKE NOTICE that Thursday, October 8, 2015 scheduled City Council Meeting has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items.  The next scheduled City Council Meeting is October 22, 2015 at the Water Tower Park Building located at 11345 Harold Drive, Luna Pier, MI 48157.  The meeting will be held at 7:00 PM.

This Notice is given in compliance with the Open Meeting Act.

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  Press Release:


August 6, 2015


Lake Erie Algal Bloom and the Toledo W ater System


Monroe County water  customers in the southern geographic area of the county are subject to water advisories issued by the City of Toledo Water System.  The cause of the advisories is from Lake Eries annual harmful Algal bloom (HAB). These HAB organisms have the potential to produce  toxins that  may pose a risk to human and animal  health.   HABs  occur  when  excess  nitrogen  and  phosphorus  are  present  in bodies of water. Such nutrients can come from runoff of over-fertilized fields and lawns, from malfunctioning septic systems and from livestock pens. When HAB are present in sources where intakes lines for drinking water are located, then the potential exists for the     HAB    to    enter    into    the    municipal    drinking    water   supply    system.




Monitoring  points  have  been  established  in Lake  Erie  as  well  as  within the water treatment and distribution system  to  detect  toxins.  Several times over  the last  two weeks these sensors have detected toxin levels near the intakes in Lake Erie. Precautionary advisories may be issued from clear to do not drink.  Advisories have been issued up to watch level based on these detection levels over the past two weeks.


Lake Erie is the source of water for the South County Water District. This water district provides drinking water throughout  southern Monroe County using water supplied by the City of Toledo. The communities of Bedford, Luna Pier, Erie Township and parts of LaSalle Township include approximately 30,000 customer accounts are served by the South County Water District.


In the planning for the possibility of any water emergency Monroe County has taken steps to improve preparedness in the event conditions warrant action. Such emergency may include orders to not drink the water. The County and its preparedness partners conducted an assessment aimed to evaluate the potential impacts of the Toledo water crisis on households, the effectiveness of public communications, demographic of the population residing in the affected areas, and to identify effective approaches to current and future health events.

This condition is something that may occur each summer in Lake Erie and residents should prepare for this as they would for severe storms by creating a Home Emergency Kit including a source of drinking water.

Residents  should  plan  ahead  for  any  possible  water  emergency  and  have  readily available a supply of drinking water for up to 3 days for all persons residing in their home or dwelling. The average person will need 3 gallons of water for drinking; food preparation, and hygiene. Bottled water should be consumed or used according to the expiration date  marked  on the  bottle  label.  In addition,  waterless personal hygiene supplies should also be considered an essential part of any Home Emergency Kit.

Mark A. Hammond, Monroe County Emergency Management Director.

Additional monitoring is being conducted and a on line tool makes it easy for you to monitor the conditions of the Toledo Water System.

Log onto:

City of Toledo Water Quality Dashboard

This Dashboard will let you know when the situation has been resolved or if additional precautions should be taken.

Questions   may   be   directed   to   Mark   Hammond,   Monroe   County   Emergency Management Director, at 734-240-3135.

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Please be aware of a company called Just Energy soliciting business for natural gas in the city. This company did not obtain the required permits to solicit in the city. I have received  several calls at city hall reference this company. Please contact city hall if this company makes contact with you, or ask to see their permit. Also you may want check this business on the internet, to check for complainants.

Mayor Dave Davison

City of Luna Pier 

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The City of Luna Pier is committed to ensuring that no one is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of its services on the basis of race, color or national origin as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.

If you believe you have been discriminated against, you may file the following form below, and submit through U.S. Postal Service to:

City of Luna Pier

Attention: Crystal Manley

P.O. Box 375

4357 Buckeye Street

Luna Pier, MI 48157

Or submit through email to

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Being part of Monroe County, The City of Luna Pier is poised for economic development opportunities with our location on I-75. Click logo for information on commercial development in this area.


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The City of Luna Pier Master Plan, adopted in 2010, continues to be the guiding document for past and future developments for the City of Luna Pier.   The Master Plan, adopted in 2010, centers around the transformation of the City both before and after the closing of the J.R Whiting Power Generating Facility which will occur in April 2016.   To compensate for this drastic reduction in the tax base of the City, City Leaders have had to make plans to transform the City to a placemaking community in order to attract developers and visitors to invest in the City and to create a place that visitors and future visitors will return over and over and participate in the economic revival of the City.  

The first project that resulted from the Master Plan was the construction of the Luna Pier Light House Project built in 2012-2013 with a grant from the State of Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund in the amount of $460,000.   The second project to be completed was the improvements to Lakewood Avenue  that included the reconstruction of Lakewood Avenue  with funding from MDOT’s Major Street funding.

The next project is the projected renovation of Luna Pier Road from Harold Drive East to the Lighthouse with funding from Michigan Department of Transportation’s Transportation Alternative Program for streetscape renovations and upgrades and a complete resurfacing of Luna Pier Road with funding from the City’s Major Street Fund.  The City will be required to match up to $130,000 from local funds for the streetscape renovations.  

These projects will be the impetus for future commercial investment in the City in order to add to the tax base and increase revenue to the City.  These revenue increases will be used to restore services that had to be reduced or eliminated because of the massive reduction the City’s tax base as a result of the closure of the J.R. Whiting Plant.

Without  the vision of the Master Planning that was done in 2009-2010 these projects may not have been possible.   With the plan in place the City becomes eligible for outside funding that may not have been available to them otherwise.

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To all property owners of land situated in the City of Luna Pier, Monroe County, Michigan: 

 NOTICE:  All vacant lots and land are to be cleared of weeds, brush, grass and fallen trees and limbs, Section 11.11 of the Charter of the City of Luna Pier.

WHEREAS, it has been determined that such weeds and grasses shall not be allowed to grow in excess of six (6) inches in height.

WHEREAS, it shall be the duty of all owners of land in the City of Luna Pier to destroy, remove or cut any and all weeds and grasses which exceed six (6) inches in height and ensure that all vacant lots and land are cleared of weeds, brush, grass and fallen trees and limbs in accordance with Section 11.11 of the Charter of the City of Luna Pier starting February 13, 2105.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that should such weeds or grasses not be destroyed, removed or cut by the owner on or after February 13, 2015 the removal or cutting shall be undertaken by the City of Luna Pier.  The City shall have the option to contract with certified vendors to cut grass at the properties in violation of this resolution.   The following charges with a special assessment will be levied against the property:

First Offence                       $ 100.00 per lot
Second Offence                   $ 250.00 per lot
Three and More Offences    $ 500.00 per lot
Late Payment Fee               $15.00 per month

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Responsible Dog Owners

Many people love walking their dogs along the waterfront and throughout the City.  Unfortunately this can cause a problem for local residents and others who step in and clean-up waste not attended by the dog owner.  Please pick-up after your pet to eliminate this problem.  Remember there are no animals allowed on the Public Beach or Pier per Ordinance No. 204.

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AllStar Disposal & Recycling is now serving the City of Luna Pier for residential and commercial refuse collection.  Trash will continue to be pick-up on the usual day, Friday mornings except for the week of July 4th.  Rubbish will be picked up on Thursday, July 3rd.   Large items can be picked up for a small fee.  To find out the cost and to schedule a large item pick-up, contact Allstar at (734)850-9500.

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City of Luna Pier Resident Mrs. Pattie Grimes volunteers her time to scrape, clean, and paint park benches at Water Tower Park.  A BIG City of Luna Pier Thank You goes out to her.

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Luna Pier is an equal opportunity provider and employer

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF), found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at

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 Information:  On Monroe County Alert Notification System

The residents and businesses in the City Of Luna Pier have the option of being notified of local and county emergencies through the Monroe County Emergency Management Division.

Monroe County has implemented an emergency notification system to contact County residence and businesses via recorded phone messages,text messages and email during emergencies.


Reaches citizens immediately with critical information.

Rapidly and reliably disseminates official information and instructions to residents and businesses based on location. The MCANS emergency notification system delivers messages across all communication platforms and cycles through these devices until the message is confirmed.

Citizen Protection and Life Safety:

  •  Local Snow Emergencies
  •  Public Health Information           
  •  School Emergency notification
  •  County road closure
  •  Local road closure
  •  Drinking water Alerts
  •  Local Community Notification

Emergency Response and Management

  • Evacuation Instructions
  • Chemical Spill Information
  • Local Disaster Notifications
  •  “All Clear” Broadcasts.

Go online for more information and to register your cell phone ,Voice Over IP (VOIP) number, land line and/or e-mail address.    Web Page  or call & (734)  240-3135

Mayor Dave Davison
City of Luna Pier

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Help Wanted !

We are currently accepting applications for the following boards:

Flood & Erosion Protection- 1 Opening, 1 Alternative

Parks & Recreation- 2 Openings, 1 Alternate Opening

Planning Commission /EDC - 2 openings 

Salary commission - 2 openings 

Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) -  2  alternates

A letter of interest / application should be submitted to the City Clerk if you are interested in serving on any of these boards or commissions.

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On July 1, 2015 the FOIA laws have changed.  Below is the new FOIA Procedures & Guidelines for the City of  Luna Pier.   All FOIA request can be submitted to the City of Luna Pier, P.O. Box 375, 7357 Buckeye Street, Luna Pier, MI 48157 or by email to

FOIA Fee Schedule.pdf

FOIA Summary of Instructions.pdf

FOIA Procedures & Guidelines.pdf

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