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Let-Run Order In Effect


1.  The City of Clare is NOT responsible for thawing frozen water lines!


2.  Water is to be run from the time the consumer is informed by Clare DPW until the City notifies you to stop the 'let run'.  The water is to be run 24 hours a day, a stream the size of a pencil lead or slightly larger (between 1/8 and 1/4").


3.  The Customer is liable to pay all charges relating to the thawing of water lines if water freezes after being placed on the 'let run' order.


4.  Your water bill (during this let run period) will be averaged on your past consumption.  Warning:  Do not shut the water off until directed to do so by the City of Clare.  Be especially careful in the springtime - with the sun out daily, it tends to drive the frost down deeper, not out as many people believe!


5.  If you have questions about this 'let run' order, please call the Utility Billing department at 386-2182 x201.



Plan Documents


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


City Commission


The Clare City Commission met March 5.

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Minutes from the February 19 meeting are now available.

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Community News

2/21/18 – Help us celebrate Clare’s favorite holiday and animals by participating in the Irish Pet Photo Contest! Your “Irish-themed” pet photo submissions must be received by Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at3 p.m. You may complete your entry online or you may also mail or drop off your entry at Clare City Hall. Entry forms are available on the Clare Parks and Recreation website and at or you can also pick up an entry form at Clare City Hall or in the lobby of the Pere Marquette District Library. All proceeds from the contest will be donated to the Spay-Neuter Animal Project. There are great prizes available for the contest winners, who will be chosen by members of the Spay-Neuter Animal Project.  The 1st Place winner will receive a mini photo session from Guys & Dolls Photography for them and their pet ($100 value), 2nd Place will receive a $50 Jay’s Sporting Goods gift card, and 3rd Place will receive a $25 Johnston Elevator Company gift certificate. Winners will be announced on March 17, 2018 at Cops & Doughnuts of Clare at 6 p.m. Good luck to all of our entries!!!

02/22/18-Join us as we celebrate the coming 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!  Youth ages 12 and under are welcome (with parent participation) 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 and Skittles the Clown 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:  March 24, 2018 (Rain or shine OR SNOW!)

WHERE:  Clare Municipal Airport (Please enter at Washington Road)

REGISTRATION:  Registration is from 10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. 

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 are free to choose one drop to participate in.  Please note that parents must accompany small children 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.

Parents must accompany small children on the field

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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