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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.

Protocol for Public Meetings​

Our City Council is reconvening to in-person City Council meetings effective April 12th, 2021.

Special precautions should be adhered to for members of the public desiring to participate at Council meetings. Please click the Protocol for Public Meetings button below to download and review.

If you are sick or unable to attend the meeting in person, you can join the meeting via Zoom with the link below.

Want to participate in the next council meeting?

Click below to view our calendar of events for dates, time, and loction of future City Council meetings.

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Agenda & Minutes

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Public Hearings

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Requests for Proposals

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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

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator New Hire/Trainee

The City of Gaylord has one full-time position available for a Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Operator New Hire/Trainee. This position, under the supervision of the WWTP Superintendent, performs a variety of semiskilled technical work in the operation, maintenance, and repair of wastewater treatment.

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

Job Description WWTP Trainee 2021

Resumes for this position should be sent along with a complete Employment Application via email to peterse@cityofgaylord.org 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 40 hours per week. For purposes of FLSA, this is a non-exempt position. This position is part of the AFSCME bargaining unit. For more information or any questions please call 989-732-4060. Resumes will be accepted until Tuesday, May 18, 2021, or until the position is filled.

The City of Gaylord is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Administrative Assistant –Gaylord Police Department

The City of Gaylord has one full-time position available for an Administrative Assistant for the Gaylord Police Department. This position, under the supervision of the Chief of Police, performs a wide variety of secretarial and clerical support activities for the Police Chief and Police Officers.

Desired Minimum Qualifications:

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in the law enforcement field which included secretarial and clerical support activities.
  • Prior experience in emergency dispatch communications and LEIN operations.
  • Experience with computer programs such as Microsoft Suite applications.
  • Ability to provide good customer service.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships and use good judgement, initiative, and resourcefulness when dealing with fellow employees as well as the public.
  • Effectively communicates ideas and concepts orally and in writing.
  • Must be able to pass a thorough background investigation, including criminal and financial.
  • Skill in the use of office equipment and technology and the ability to learn new software programs applicable to the position.

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:

2021 Admin Assistant -Police Dept

Resumes for this position should be sent along with a complete Employment Application via email to peterse@cityofgaylord.org 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 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 Tuesday, May 18, 2021, or until the position is filled.

The City of Gaylord is an Equal Opportunity Employer.