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City of Belding

120 S. Pleasant Street
Belding, Michigan 48809
Phone: (616) 794-1900
Fax: (616) 794-0091
Emergency: Phone 911

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:00am - 6:00pm

Belding News & Notes

Thursday

April 28

2016

Small Urban Task Force for Belding

Notice of Public Meeting

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE:  The Small Urban Task Force for Belding, created for the purpose of identifying projects that may be funded through the "Fixing America's Surface Transportation" (FAST) Act program, will be meeting on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. at the offices of the City of Belding Pere Marquette Depot, 100 Depot St., Belding, for the purpose of reviewing and prioritizing transportation improvement projects for funding for the years 2018-2020.

The Task Force is comprised of the City of Belding, City of Belding Dial-A-Ride, and the Ionia County Road Commission.  The Task Force is charged with preparing a Transportation Improvement Plan for projects located within the Belding Urban Area.  The Belding Urban Area has approximate boundaries of Flat River Trail on the south; Chickering Road on the east; Bartonville Road on the west; and, Bricker Road on the north.  All proposed projects must be within the approved federal-urbanized area boundary and/or  be located on the federal highway system.

The public is invited to attend and participate in the meeting.  Questions about the meeting may be directed to Keven Krieger, Director, at 616-794-1900, Ext. 202 or via e-mail at k.krieger@ci.belding.mi.us

City Board Vacancies

If you are interested in serving on a City of Belding board, please download an application from the link below.

Planning Commission - the Board adopts a Master Plan for the physical development of the city, reviews the Capital Improvements Plan, recommends zoning changes, approves plats and governs the subdivision of land. The term of office is 3 years. The commission meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

Zoning Board of Appeals - the powers of the Board include hearing of appeals, granting of temporary uses and buildings, and hearing of cases of a proposed change of use. The term of office is 3 years. The boards meets as needed.  One alternate position is available to serve in the absence of a board member. 

The scenic Flat River winds its way through Belding's beautiful parks.
The scenic Flat River winds its way through Belding's beautiful parks.
  • The scenic Flat River winds its way through Belding's beautiful parks.
  • The Alvah N. Belding Memorial Library is a community treasure.
  • Long ago known as the Silk City, the Belding family once operated silk mills here.
  • The Belrockton Museum was once a dormitory for Belding silk factory workers.
  • The Belding Depot is a popular gathering place and setting for City of Belding Council meetings.
  • Belding's historic City Hall is the City's administrative headquarters and has served for generations.
  • The Belding Fire Department is always ready, helping to keep Belding citizens safe.
  • Belding is a great place to raise a family and make a good life.

Welcome to Belding, Michigan

As Mayor I would like to foster growth and unity. Let's draw close as a community, focus on quality of life, and create opportunities for everyone.

If you have ideas or suggestions that might help to improve Belding or the work of City government, please contact me at the email link below. Working together makes the City of Belding a great place to live, work and raise a family.

Ron Gunderson, Mayor

Pay Water Bill and Property Taxes Online

We've created an online method for you to pay water bills and property taxes to the City of Belding. Just click the link below and follow the page instructions. Let us know if you have questions or comments.

Thursday Evening Meal

The Belding Ministerial Association and God's Kitchen in Belding invites families to a Thursday Evening Meal. No charge, no requirements, everyone is welcome. Check the poster at the link below for more information.

City of Belding

120 S. Pleasant Street
Belding, Michigan 48809
Phone: (616) 794-1900
Fax: (616) 794-0091
Emergency: Phone 911

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:00am - 6:00pm