Welcome to the City of Hart

Nestled in the northwestern quarter of Oceana County near US-31, the City of Hart is a quaint, quiet community, a perfect place to raise a family and enjoy a good life.

City Hall is OPEN!

Effective immediately, City Hall is once again open to the public. Thank you for your understanding and patience during this trying time.

Recycling Carts

Good news, residents of Hart – the RECYCLING CARTS have arrived! If you missed the opportunity to trade your recycle bin(s) for a cart, contact Laci at City Hall and she will arrange to have a cart delivered to your residence.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE RECYCLING PICK UP WILL NOW GO TO A ONCE A MONTH SCHEDULE.


Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services Fire Insurance Withholding Program

Michigan State SealThe City of Hart has become a participating municipality in this program. It provides for the escrow of fire insurance as established by Act 495 of the Public Acts of 1980. The intention is to uniformly apply the provisions of Section 2845 or Section 2227 to all properties within the City of Hart in order to protect and promote the public health, safety and welfare.

These provisions of this act provide that a portion of certain casualty losses for fire or explosion otherwise payable by insurers may be withheld in escrow by our community in order to secure, repair, replace or remove damaged structures which violate the City of Hart health or safety standards.

Click here for a list of Michigan Municipalities Participating in the Fire Insurance Withholding Program.
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Every Picture Tells a Story

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  • 1960's
  • Soldier's 1912
  • Dodge Dealership
  • Hart High School
  • Worker Photo 1920's
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PUBLIC NOTICES OF NON-REGULARLY SCHEDULED OR ELECTRONIC MEETINGS

For the most recent postings of City of Hart non-regularly scheduled or electronic meetings, public notices and public hearings, please visit our Public Notices and Hearings page at this link.

All information to access public meetings via the Zoom platform can be found on this page.

You may also find it listed under the "Connect" menu tab above. Thank you.

The City of Hart in response to PA 228 of 2020 has adopted a Remote and Hybrid Meetings Policy and Procedures.

Come Ride the Hart-Montague Trail From the City of Hart

Hart-Montague Trail at Rothbury, MichiganTwenty-two miles of smooth new pavement for your ride; that's the William Field Memorial Hart-Montague Trail, now finished and ready for you and your family to enjoy.

The City of Hart marks the north end of the trail, providing easy access and plenty of amenities. The trail was once a Grand Rapids to Pentwater railroad line dating back to 1872. From Hart you can head south on the trail toward Shelby, Rothbury, Montague and points in between, making for a fun and memorable day's adventure.

Find convenient free parking at our trail access point with refreshments and food nearby. Check the links below for trail information and maps, courtesy of Michigan Trails Magazine and website.



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City of Hart

407 State St. Map
Hart, Michigan 49420
Phone: 231-873-2488
Fax: 231-873-0100

City Manager: 231-873-3546
Clerk: 231-923-0012
Accounts Payable: 231-923-3837
Utilities: 231-923-3810
Hart Police Department: 231-923-0696 or 231-923-0851
Central Dispatch: 231-869-5858.

Hours:
8:00a to 5:00p, Monday-Friday