Public Notices

NOTICE: Rehab of Old Powerhouse Bldg

The City of Newaygo is looking to preserve and activate the old powerhouse building located on the Muskegon River at Riverfront Park (East) as a recreation venue. The structure is in need of improvements to make it safe for use. Anticipated improvements include: Replace the roof, ensure walking surfaces are safe and accessible to all, remove all building contents, doors, and windows, and clean interior. This will allow residents and visitors to use the space to gather, relax, and enjoy the outdoors and proximity to the river, or rest from hiking along the riverfront path.

The City welcomes any ideas or feedback regarding this project or the use of the space. You may submit your comments at City Hall at 28 State Rd, PO Box 308, Newaygo MI 49337 or on our website at:

To be a part of the discussion, learn more about the project, and give your feedback please attend the following meetings:

11/10/22 at 6:30pm, Planning Commission meeting
11/14/22 at 7:00pm, City Council meeting
12/12/22 at 7:00pm, City Council meeting

The City intends to pursue grant funds to help cover the costs of this project through the Michigan Spark Grant program. It is anticipated that approval of the grant application and any matching funds will be acted upon at the 12/12/22 Council meeting listed above. Please attend or submit something in writing if you wish to comment on the application/project.

If you have further questions, you can submit them at the link above or contact City Manager Jon Schneider at 231-652-1657 ext 211.

Newaygo Police JOB OPENING

Sworn licensed Police Officer opening:
Newaygo Police Department ~ Full and Part-Time Police Officer

Opening Date: 09/20/2022
Closing Date: until filled

TELEPHONE: 231-652-1657 extension 215

The City of Newaygo Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Full and Part-time Police Officer.
Duties include patrolling city streets, parks, commercial and residential areas. Preserve the peace and enforce the law, control vehicular traffic, prevent or detect and investigate misconduct involving misdemeanors, felonies and other law violations, obtaining evidences and compile information regarding crimes, prepare cases for filing of charges, testifying in court, and related activities, carry out duties in conformance with Federal, State, city ordinances, departmental policies and procedures and other related activities.

• Associates degree in law enforcement, criminal justice or a related field required
• Must be licensed, licensable as a police officer by MCOLES.
• Must be a U.S. citizen and be 21 years or older at the time of employment.
• Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver's license.
• No felony convictions and/or disqualifying criminal histories.
• Must be able to read and write the English language;
• Must be of good moral character.
• Ability to successfully complete all phases of the selection process.
Special requirements:
• Pass extensive personal and professional background check
• Pass medical, psychological and drug testing.
Essential job functions:
• Patrol in a vehicle
• Respond to calls for service
• Make arrests
• Prepare narrative crime reports and non-criminal reports, criminal investigations and follow-up traffic crash investigations
• Participate in training sessions
• Participate in community oriented events
• Display a positive and professional attitude and demeanor.
• Detain search and question suspects as appropriate.


Georgia Andres, Chief of Police
City of Newaygo Police Department
Newaygo, MI 49337

Applications Accepted Until positions are filled
Application may be obtained at Newaygo City Hall or by emailing / requesting an employment application at

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City of Newaygo-Employment Opportunity

The City of Newaygo is looking to fill a full-time Utility Billing Clerk/Front Desk position. This person should have general office knowledge including bookkeeping, cash handling, related clerical work and experience with computer, calculator, copy machine and other related office machines. This position requires a highly organized person who has excellent communication skills, both verbally and written, and is willing to learn and grow. Some technology knowledge is preferred. This position will be 40 hours per week. Resume’s and cover letters can be sent to the City Clerk via e-mail at, mailed to City of Newaygo, ATTN: Kim Goodin, Clerk, PO Box 308, Newaygo, MI 49337 or dropped off at City Hall anytime Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm; resume’s and cover letters will be accepted until the position is filled.

Public Notice-NEDO Meeting Canceled

The Newaygo Economic Development Organization Board meeting that was scheduled for
Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 3:00 pm has been canceled due to lack of agenda items.

Substitute School Crossing Guards

The City of Newaygo will be taking applications for Substitute School Crossing Guards. Applications and Resumes will be received until the positions are filled.

Please submit Applications/Resumes to:

Newaygo Police, 28 State Road, P.O. Box 308, Newaygo, MI 49337.

For additional information, please call (231) 652-1655.

Public Notice

The City of Newaygo does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services and activities. The City of Newaygo does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices.

This notice is provided as required by Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990

Questions, concerns, complaints or requests for additional information regarding the ADA may be forwarded to the City of Newaygo's designated ADA Coordinator:

Jon Schneider
City Manager
28 State Road
(231) 652-1657
Monday-Friday 7:30 am- 4:00 pm

Individuals who need auxiliary aids for effective communication in programs and services of the City of Newaygo are invited to make their needs and preferences known to the ADA Coordinator.

Jon Schneider
Newaygo City Manager

City of Newaygo

28 State Road
Newaygo, Michigan 49337
Phone (231) 652-1657
Monday through Friday, 7:30a-4:00p
Emergency: Phone 911

City of Newaygo