City Manager

Eric Waara has served as City Manager since 2014. The City Manager is appointed by the Council to be the chief administrative officer of the city government.

The manager can be reached at 906-483-4646 or e-mail

Manager's Update

Freedom of Information Request

Freedom of Information Act Policy (PDF)

The City of Houghton FOIA Coordinator is City Manager Eric Waara. You can use the FOIA request form (link below) and submit it to:

Eric Waara, City Manager
City of Houghton
PO Box 606
Houghton, MI 49931

Fax: 906-482-0282

FOIA Request Form (PDF)

aerial view of the city of Houghton and lift bridge