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April 23, 2019: In the late afternoon/early evening hours of Monday, April 22, 2019 the City of Clare experienced an increased amount of iron within its municipal water distribution system.  Upon detection, the City's DPW began flushing hydrants to purge the iron from the City's water distribution mains.  Prior to the flushing which continued through Monday evening and into Tuesday morning, it is possible that water customers could have received water that has a rusty appearance.


If rusty water is noticed it is recommended that water customers run a steady stream of water from a kitchen or bathroom faucet for up to a half hour or until the water runs clear.  The source of the increased iron in the water system is still being investigated but is believed to be related to the aged water plant, improvements of which began earlier this spring.  Please call the City's Water Department at 989-386-7541, extension 201 if you have any questions.

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In accordance with federal requirements, the City of Clare's Title VI Plan can be downloaded as a PDF document.


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View the City of Clare's Master Plan


View the signed Title VI Plan


View the certification application


Additionally, the Municipal Water Quality report below is provided in accordance with DEQ requirements:


2017 Consumer Confidence Report


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Here Come the Eggs! Look Out Below!


Join us as we celebrate the beginning of spring with our annual egg drop event.  Pilots from the Clare Municipal Airport will be on hand to drop over 1,500 plastic eggs from an airplane! There will be eggs that can be recycled in for candy and there will be some specially marked prize eggs (donated by local businesses). Youth ages 12 and under are welcome to retrieve the eggs and to redeem them for candy.  Before and after the event there will be children’s activities and in addition, The Easter Bunny will be stopping by.  Parents please dress your children warm and bring an Easter basket!  Also, don’t forget the camera!  If there is inclement weather, the planes will not be able to fly, however we will still have an egg “hunt” on the ground.  Additional volunteers are needed before and during this event.  If you would like to volunteer, please contact Parks and Recreation at 386-7541 x213 or



WHO:  Children ages 12 and under!

WHEN:  April 13, 2019 (Rain or shine OR SNOW!)

WHERE:  Clare Municipal Airport (Please enter at S. Eberhart Ave.)

REGISTRATION:  Registration is from 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  (see times listed below)

Please allow yourself enough time to park, register, and prepare for your drop.  Please note that participants must be ready 15 minutes prior to each drop time.

TIME: In an effort to accommodate the large number of people expected for this event, THREE drops will be planned, each according to age.  The drop times are listed below.  *** If you have children in multiple age groups, you can have children in the 11:30 a.m. drop.  Please note that parents must accompany small children in the 0-4 age group on the field for the drop.There will be activities for the children from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 



Ages 0-4-------------------11:00 a.m.

Ages 5-8--------------------11:15 a.m.

***Ages 9-12---------------------11:30 a.m.




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In accordance with federal requirements, the City of Clare's Title VI Plan can be downloaded as a PDF document.


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View the City of Clare's Master Plan


View the signed Title VI Plan


View the certification application












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