E-Newsletter Archive

Past issues of our bi-weekly e-newsletter can be read by clicking the links. A brief summary of each newsletter will be listed. Newsletters are in chronological order with the most recent at the top.

March 21, 2020

Updates about how COVID-19 is effecting the city of Pontiac including a letter from Mayor Bill Alvey.

Urgent Updates sent March 16, 2020

Updates about COVID-19 and where to find up-to-date information on the City’s website.

March 5, 2020

Introducing Ward 1 Alderman Mike Barr, information on the upcoming referendum, and more.

February 20, 2020

Downtown road closing information, 2020 Census information, and more.

February 6, 2020

Proclamation to make March 1-7, 2020 Spread the Word - Inclusion Respect Week in Pontiac, information on an upcoming sales tax referendum, and more.

January 23, 2020

Information on Daddy Daughter Date Night and the Eagle Performing Arts and Conference Center’s upcoming dinner theatre As Long As We Both Shall Live.

January 9, 2020

Information about upcoming Parks and Rec and Library events including Daddy Daughter Date Night, a senior trolley trip, and story times at the Pontiac Public Library.

December 26, 2019

Information on upcoming events including Last Nite and Nerf Night as well as reminders about snow removal routes.

December 12, 2019

Information on holiday events throughout the city, reminders about garbage routes and snow removal routes.

November 26, 2019

Winter driving tips from the Pontiac Police Department and information on holiday events throughout the city.

November 14, 2019

Information on PROUD’s annual Light Up Parade. Also includes information on Show Bus routes.

October 31, 2019

Information on the rTown app as another means of communication with our residents.

October 24, 2019/Special Halloween Edition

Official Trick or Treat hours for the City of Pontiac as well as information on various trick or treating events being held throughout town.

October 17, 2019

Information on upcoming events including a Pontiac Community Heart and Soul Value Statement meeting, Parks and Rec’s annual Family Fall Fest, and how the Pontiac Fire Department can help with car seat safety.

October 3, 2019

Introducing Tourism Director Ellie Alexander and Library Director Kristin Holzhauer. Also includes information on the proposed bike trail plan and upcoming events.

September 19, 2019

Introducing Streets Department Head Chris Brock and Parks and Recreation Department Head Taylor Baxter. Also includes information on upcoming events.

September 5, 2019

Introducing Building and Zoning Department Head David Wilson and Wastewater Treatment Plant Department Head Jacob Kinkade. Also includes an article about fall tree planting and Dinner Theatre Season Subscriptions.

August 22, 2019

Introducing Fire Chief Jacob Campbell and Police Chief Jim Woolford. Also includes an article about Fire Department promotions and grant funding.

August 8, 2019

Announcing Fire Chief Runyon’s retirement. Also includes back to school information and the Community Art Center’s Art Walk.

July 25, 2019

Information on mosquito control and the final Rockin’ at the River concert of the summer.

July 11, 2019

Announcing Mayor Russell’s retirement. Also an article on fire hydrant testing as well as information on fundraising for the Chautauqua Pool Memorial.

June 27, 2019

Information on the Independence Day Celebration and the remaining Rockin’ at the River dates.

June 13, 2019

Introducing City Clerk Sharon Durham and City Treasurer Carole Peterson. Also includes an article on summer projects and the new Community Calendar.

May 30, 2019

Introducing Ward 1 Council Members Bill Alvey and Bill Swanson. Also includes an article on Pontiac summer traditions.

May 16, 2019

Introducing Ward 2 Council Members Bill Kallas and Kelly Eckhoff. Also includes an article on summer fun.

May 2, 2019

Introducing Ward 3 Council Members Don Hicks and Jerry Causer. Also includes an article on pedestrian safety.

April 18, 2019

Introducing Ward 4 Council Members Jamie Bradshaw and Curt Meyers. Also includes an article on spring projects.

April 4th, 2019 

Introducing Ward 5 Council Members John Wille and Brian Gabor. Also includes an article on waste collection.