Mission Statement

“It is the mission of the City of Port Huron to serve its citizens with the highest standards of professional excellence. To this end, the City will maintain open and honest communication with all, to ensure that every citizen’s needs are fairly represented. We will emphasize the principals of friendly, prompt customer service, and uphold fiscal responsibility through sound resource management and entrepreneurial business practices. Effective leadership in providing excellent public services will focus on the following goals:
  • Clean, attractive and safe neighborhoods and residences;
  • High quality and cost-effective municipal services including water, sewer treatment, cemetery and transportation;
  • Growth in economic development, property values and employment opportunities;
  • High quality and diversity in recreational programs, events and facilities.
The City is committed to enhancing the quality of life in our community to make Port Huron the very best it can be.”:

Government Organization

The City of Port Huron is organized under the City Council/City Manager form of government. The City Council is responsible for appointing a City Manager, who is the Chief Administrative Officer of the City. The Manager supervises the administrative affairs of the City and carries out the policies established by the City Council. As the Chief Administrative Officer, the City Manager is responsible for the organization of the administrative branch and has the power to appoint and remove administrative officers responsible for the operation of departments which carry out specific functions.

The City Council consists of seven elected officials; a mayor and six council members who hold a two-year term of office. The City Council meets on the second and fourth Monday of every month in the Public Meeting Room, at 7:00 p.m. Agenda items are discussed and policy is set at these meetings. The public is welcome to attend, and may address the City Council during the scheduled "public hearings" regarding specific topics or during "public audience" regarding anything on the agenda or other items the Council has jurisdiction over. 

The regular meetings are televised on local channels 12 and 901. Video rebroadcasts of regular meeting are available online.

Port Huron is the county seat for St. Clair County and many other governmental entities are located within our boundaries.

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City of Port Huron
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