Section 5.11 The Public Works Director shall be the administrative head of the Department of Public Works and shall be accountable and responsible to the City Manager for the performance of his/her duties. The Director shall perform all duties as prescribed by law, the charter, the City Manager and/or ordinances or resolutions of the Council.

Normal operating hours begin at 7:30 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Water and Sewer after hour utility emergency number is:   810-762-5710
Electric and Natural Gas emergency number is:   810-477-5050

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The City of Flushing is responsible for 39.71 miles of streets within its boundaries. 12.76 miles of these streets are classified as major and 26.95 miles are classified as local per Public Act 51 of 1951, as amended.

Michigan Department of Transportation - Act 51 Mileage Certification (Street) Maps


According to the City of Flushing Sidewalk Maintenance Ordinance 99.40, Sidewalk Repair and Maintenance is the responsibility of the Property Owner. In cases where a tree in the area between the sidewalk and the road curb has caused the sidewalk to push up, the city may, at its discretion repair the sidewalk and/or remove the tree.  If this is the case, please notify the City DPW by calling the City office with the location and address of the damaged sidewalk.

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Click here for additional information on the Flushing Cemetery.

Storm Water

The City of Flushing participates in the Genesee County Community Water Quality Consortium.

The Genesee County Community Water Quality Consortium is a collection of municipalities, school districts, county organizations, and non-profits charged with overseeing the “Our Water” public education activities. These committed people work to bring awareness, to educate, and to promote stewardship on ways to prevent stormwater pollution and keep our water clean. 

More information can be found on their website at:

Downloadable Public Education Pieces

Sewer Back-Up Claim

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