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City Government

The Gaylord City Council meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, located in the City Hall, 305 E. Main Street, Gaylord, Michigan 

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Appointed Boards

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Board of Review

Board members serve three-year terms and hear tax assessment appeals in July and December, as needed in the City Council Chambers at the City Hall, 305 E. Main Street, Gaylord, Michigan.

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Planning Commission

Commission members serve three-year terms and meet the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at the City Hall, 305 E. Main Street, Gaylord, Michigan.

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Zoning Board Of Appeals

City Council is the acting Zoning Board of Appeals and meets on the second and fourth Monday of every month and 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at the City Hall, 305 E. Main Street, Gaylord, Michigan.

City Hall Room Rental

Effective July 1, 2016 the City of Gaylord has updated their Room Rental Agreement and Fees. Please click on the link below for the new rates and updated agreement.

City Employment Opportunities

Downtown Maintenance Laborer (Seasonal) –City of Gaylord

The City of Gaylord has two full-time, seasonal positions available for Downtown Maintenance Laborers. This position, under the supervision of the Department of Public Works Superintendent, performs a wide variety of unskilled or semi-skilled tasks and operates a variety of equipment related to the general care and maintenance of the Downtown District and other designated areas.

Desired Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

(A)       Graduation from high school education or GED equivalent, and/or

(B)       Any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of equipment, materials, methods and procedures used in maintenance and repair activities;
  • General knowledge of plants and their proper care.
  • Skill in operation of some of the listed tools and equipment.
  • Ability to perform manual tasks for extended periods of time; ability to work safely; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other departments and the public; ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.


Other Qualifications:

  • Resident of the City of Gaylord or residing within a distance of twenty (20) miles from the nearest boundary of the City of Gaylord.

A full job description and the required minimum qualifications are available in the link below:

2022 DPW Downtown Maintenance Laborer

Employment Applications can be sent via email to or by mail to:

City of Gaylord, C/O Erika Peters, Human Resources Manager

305 E. Main Street

Gaylord, MI 49735

Employment Applications can be downloaded here:

Employment Application City of Gaylord

This position is up to 40 hours per week. For purposes of FLSA, this is a non-exempt position. For more information or any questions please call 989-732-4060. Resumes will be accepted until the positions are filled.

The City of Gaylord is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We’re excited to announce that the City of Gaylord has an open fellowship position for

2023-24! Our fellow will work with our team for 15 months on projects that strengthen

ties between our residents and ultimately improve the quality of life in the City of Gaylord. Fellows play a vital role by adding more capacity to our programs so we

can accomplish all the goals we’ve set as a community. Our fellow will help us as we work on becoming a Redevelopment Ready Community.

This fellowship is managed by the Community Economic Development Association of

Michigan (CEDAM), with support from the Michigan Economic Development

Corporation (MEDC). CEDAM is a coalition of leaders across Michigan’s community

development sector that work to create vibrant, inclusive spaces for all people to live

and work. Through programs, advocacy, and other resources, CEDAM promotes

community development and equity.

This is a full-time, salaried 15-month position beginning May 2023. The deadline to

apply is March 5 – see the full job description and steps for how to apply here:

You can read the position's job description here: 2023-24-CD-Fellow-Position-Description.docx-2-1

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