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Master Plan Revision

The planning commission is beginning work on a revision of the City of Houghton Master Plan. 1,922 Quality of Life surveys were sent to residents

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Meetings: The Houghton City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. on the Second and Fourth Wednesdays of every month. Agendas and agenda packets for each meeting will be placed in the Searchable Document Center of the website on the Monday before the meeting by 5:00 p.m.

Correspondence to be presented to the Council at the meeting must be provided to the Clerk on the Monday before the meeting at 12:00 noon in order to be included in the packet. Correspondence must state the name of who is submitting it. Correspondence will be read at the meeting. Attachments to e-mail messages will not be included. Correspondence that arrives too late to be included in the packet will still be read at the meeting. Each item of correspondence will be read up to 5 minutes.

City Council Members

Brian Irizarry

Mayor


brian.irizarry@cityofhoughton.com

Served since 2020

Current Term Expires 11/2024

Joan Suits

Mayor Pro Tem

joan.suits@cityofhoughton.com

Served since 2020

Current Term Expires 11/2024

City of Houghton Mayor Robert Backon

Robert Backon

Served since 1990

Current Term Expires 11/2026

City Council Member Robert X. Megowan in Houghton

Robert X. Megowen

Served since 2002

Current Term Expires 11/2026

City Council Member Mike Needham

Mike Needham
mneedham@cityofhoughton.com

Served since 2010

Current Term Expires 11/2026

Jan Cole
virginia.cole@cityofhoughton.com

Served since 2020

Current Term Expires 11/2024

Craig Waddel

Craig Waddell
craig.waddell@cityofhoughton.com

Served since 2022

Current Term Expires 11/2026

Rules of Procedure

Council meetings are open to the public and are run according to Robert’s Rules of Order. The Mayor presides over the meeting. The agenda is set prior to each meeting. Each meeting includes opportunity for members of the public to address the Council on any subject. Any petitions or communications sent to the Council prior to the meeting is read at the meeting.

Council Rules of Procedure 11-30-22

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