Downtown Ironwood Michigan

Downtown Ironwood, Michigan

Downtown Ironwood, Michigan

Public Notice

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Water Main Flushing Notice

The City of Ironwood will begin flushing water mains beginning Sunday evening, May 31, 2020 to Wednesday morning, June 10, 2020.  Discoloration and change in pressure are expected while the system is being flushed.

Click here to view flushing schedule and other useful information regarding the upcoming flushing.

City Commission Meeting

The Ironwood City Commission will be conducting a virtual budget work session on
Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 4:30 P.M.

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Public Meeting Notice
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Downtown City Square

Environmental Review Record
Combined Notice of No Significant Environmental Impact
Environmental Assessment
Combined Notice - Environmental and Release of Funds.
Determination of Level of Review

Marihuana Commercial Establishment Ordinance.

Draft Marihuana Commercial Establishment Ordinance.

Park Closure

Due to COVID-19 Curry Park Campground is closed until further notice.

Frequently Asked Questions

Understanding your water

The City of Ironwood would like to update it's residents on some of the questions that are asked most frequently.  In order to address many of the questions regarding your City water, we have created a couple info-graphics for you to read.

For additional questions or concerns please contact the City of Ironwood water department at (906) 932-5050.

Please click each picture to download.

Important Water Updates

September 13, 2019 Water System Update.

Part 1
Infrastructure & History

Part 2
Water Clarity & Testing

Features & Bulletins

Cemetery Rules

CITY OF IRONWOOD
Please take notice that the following rules are in effect for
Riverside Cemetery.
• Unauthorized Burial of Ashes (Cremated Remains) is
PROHIBITED. All burials must be made by the Sexton and
recorded in the City Clerk’s Office.
• Grave decoration is permitted between May 15th and ten days
after Labor Day. Flowers, including artificial flowers, are
allowed if in a container (no glass jars or metal coffee cans)
with a total weight of less than 35 pounds. Grave decorations,
including flowers, vigil lights, statues, etc., must be removed
by the 10th day after Labor Day.
• The planting of flowers, shrubs, trees and other vegetation
except grass, and placing of fences are prohibited.
Arrangements for planting memorial trees may be made with
the City Clerk.
• Placing of decorative rock, wood chips and other such
decorative materials is prohibited.
• All unauthorized planting or materials may be removed by
the Sexton.
• The City shall not be responsible for floral decorations or
grave markers damaged by the elements, vandals, thieves or
by other causes beyond its control.
• No domestic animals on Cemetery grounds.
• Vehicles are prohibited in Cemetery between sunset and
sunrise.
• Children the age of 14 and under are not permitted
within the cemetery or its buildings unless accompanied
by supervising adults.
Copies of the complete Riverside Cemetery Rules and Regulations
Booklet can be obtained at the city clerk’s office during normal business
hours.
Karen M. Gullan, City Clerk

COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working closely with the Department of Health and Human Services and across the U.S. government in the public health response to coronavirus. The City of Ironwood has been in contact with State and Local governments pertaining to this topic. To best inform our community members the health departments and CDC are our best channels of communication and methods for dissemination of local and state outbreak information.

This information about novel coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found at https://www.wupdhd.org or at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.

Additional information:

Michigan DHHS Health Dept, 517-335-9030, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Aspirus, 844-568-0701, M-F, 7A-7P and Sat-Sun, 8A-5P

CDC, 800-232-4636, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.html

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/2019-ncov-factsheet.pdf

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/stop-the-spread-of-germs.pdf

Crisis Contact Information

Spring Weight Restrictions

Spring wight restrictions are in effect starting March 5, 2020.  Please read full letter for more details.

Gogebic County Spring Weight Restrictions.

Copper Peak Trails Fest

Come join a fun mountain bike race set on the beautiful trails at North America’s largest ski jump!
The course navigates down to the Black River then climbs 500+ vertical feet to the historic Copper Peak ski flying jump. The downhill is fast and flowy with intermittent jumps and bridges. There will be a Sport race (7 miles), an Expert race (16 miles) as well as a kid’s race and trail run (7 miles). We hope you can join us for this fun event!

Most Beautiful U.S. Towns

Most Beautiful US Towns: Adventure Edition With several nearby ski resorts, miles of hiking trails, Lake Superior, and all the natural assets of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Ironwood is a year-round adventure destination.
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Red Bull 400

Last year, Red Bull 400 invigorated Copper Peak, the iconic Ski Flying hill and Recreation Center in Ironwood, Michigan bringing to town the first international competition since 1994. Building upon the inaugural success, the world’s steepest 400-meter race is returning on May 11, 2019 providing over double the amount of entries for runners who are up for the challenge.

See event details.

Depot Park Farmers & Artisans Market

Locally and regionally grown produce, handmade durable crafts and a delicious cottage goods. Located in Depot Park in Downtown Ironwood, Michigan's Iron Belle Trail-head.

Depot Park Farmers Market Logo

Forged in iron, growing with trails

Ironwood experiencing resurgence through silent sports On the first Saturday in January, over 600 cross country skiers will gather at ABR Trails in Ironwood, Mich., for the 7th annual SISU Ski Festival. They’ll race over hills and past long-closed iron ore mines toward the snow-covered downtown “Finnish Line” in this hardscrabble community working to reinvent itself around outdoor recreation...

Ironwood Michigan Nordic Ski

Explore Ironwood

Summer

Winter

Nurturing the Tales of Our Past - Building Trails for Our Future
Why Ironwood?

For active, artistic, adventurous people who take pride in authentic experiences and seek an honest living, Ironwood is the destination that provides you with unlimited access to nature and a vibrant community of diverse connections, making you feel the spirit of the city and the joy of adventure while creating a place to call home.  Visit TravelIronwood.com for more info.

Meetings

City Commission

Meetings: 2nd and 4th Mondays at 5:30 p.m.
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The Ironwood City Commission will be conducting a virtual budget work session on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 4:30 P.M.

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City Commission
Annette Burchell, Mayor
Kim Corcoran, Mayor Pro-tem
Rick Semo, Commissioner
Jim Mildren, Commissioner
Joe Cayer, Commissioner

Ironwood Economic Development Corporation

Due to the COVID-19 virus and past executive orders, the Ironwood Economic Development Corporation will be conducting its next regular meeting via Zoom video and telephone conferencing software.  The next regular scheduled EDC meeting is May 6, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

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Meetings: 1st Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
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Planning Commission

Due to the COVID-19 virus and past executive orders, the Ironwood Planning Commission will be conducting its next regular meeting via Zoom video and telephone conferencing software.  The next regular scheduled Ironwood Planning Commission meeting is May 7, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

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Meetings: 1st Thursday at 5:00 p.m.
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Downtown Ironwood Development Corporation (DIDA)

Due to the COVID-19 virus and past executive orders, the DIDA will be conducting its next regular meeting via Zoom video and telephone conferencing software.  The next regular scheduled DIDA meeting is May 28, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.

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Meetings: 4th Thursday at 8:00 a.m.
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Parks and Recreation Committee

Due to the COVID-19 virus and past executive orders, the Parks and Recreation Committee will be conducting its next regular meeting via Zoom video and telephone conferencing software.  The next regular scheduled DIDA meeting is May 4, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

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Meetings: 1st Monday at 5:00 p.m.
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