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10/19/17: The City of Clare will be flushing hydrants throughout the city as part of our normal maintenance as follows:


Southern and Western Sections of the City (  Blue in the attached map  ) - Sunday, October 22nd - Friday, October 27th.


Northern and Eastern Sections of the City (  Pink in the attached map  ) - Sunday, October 29th - Friday, November 3rd.


The hydrants will be flushed one at a time between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. as follows:


            Sunday night 11:00 p.m.       to   Monday morning 7:00 a.m.

            Monday night 11:00 p.m.       to   Tuesday morning 7:00 a.m.

            Tuesday night 11:00 p.m.       to   Wednesday morning 7:00 a.m.

            Wednesday night 11:00 p.m.  to   Thursday morning 7:00 a.m.

            Thursday night 11:00 p.m.      to   Friday morning 7:00 a.m.


Following the flushing of hydrants in your neighborhood it is recommended that you run a continuous stream of water for several minutes prior to use (cooking, showering, drinking, etc.) to insure that any rust sediment that is dislodged in the water mains is flushed through your home/business' water system.


If you have any questions please contact the City of Clare Department of Public Works at 989-386-7541, extension 201.

Download the map of hydrant flushing plans.

10/16/17: Clare County is hiring a new Building Official to join the County staff. Click here for more information and application instructions: Clare County Employment Opportunities - Building Official.


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Clare Halloween Spook-Tacular: “Something to Howl About”


Join Clare Parks & Recreation for a fun-filled family Halloween event! On Saturday, October 28 following the Clare Pumpkin Run, join us for the Clare Halloween Spook-Tacular. Bring your little ghouls and boos for a day filled with Halloween games and activities, including; costume parade, pumpkin drawing, magic show, pizza eating contest and much, much more! The event will take place at Clare City Park and within some of our downtown businesses.


Spook-Tacular will kick off with the Clare Pumpkin Run at 10 a.m. and there will be a magic show with “Gordon Russ the Magician” immediately following at 11:30 a.m. at the Pere Marquette District Library.Let your little goblins show off their best Halloween attire during our Kid’s Costume Parade at 12:30 p.m., led by Clare’s very own Skittles the Clown (meet outside the Pere Marquette District Library to participate).  We will tour your mini monsters around the sidewalks and Art Alley so all of downtown can view their Halloween spirit.


If your family, sports team, church group, business, civic club, etc. would like to volunteer with our event, please contact Clare Parks and Recreation.  Call 386-7541 x213 or Mark your Halloween calendars now; you won’t want to miss this Spook-Tacular event!  All activities are free and open to the public. In the event of inclement weather the activities will be moved into the library.  For more information please contact Clare Parks and Recreation at 989-386-7541 x213 or visit More information will also be available on our Facebook page at Clare Parks and Recreation.


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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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