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06/12/15: Want to investigate a crime scene for evidence and then collect the evidence? See how the Prosecutors Office and Courts work? Make traffic stops, learn laws and police procedures? Register for Clare's Youth Police Academy! Learn more. Apply to Join.

05/11/15: Information is now available for both the Summer Soccer Camp and Fall Soccer Registration. Learn more.

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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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The Clare City Commission meets Monday, June 15.

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Minutes from the June 1meeting are now available.

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06/23/15: Waste Management's 2015 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day will be held on Wednesday September 16. On this occasion, various hazardous items not typically accepted for household waste will be collected for safe disposal free of charge. To learn more about the event and the specific items that you can drop off that day, please view this flyer.


06/20/15: The Clare Police Department is now a drop-off location for expired and/or no-longer needed prescription medications. They can be dropped off in the yellow collection bin at the CPD offices during regular lobby hours. The CPD is located within the Clare Public Safety Building at 207 West Fifth Street.


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