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Village Hall
327 S. Hancock Street (BR 31)
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday through Friday
Phone:  231-869-8301 |  Fax:  231-869-5120
P.O. Box 622
Pentwater, MI 49449

Public Notices

Pentwater Community Rec Summerball Signups are now available. The deadline is Friday, May 4th. Packets have been passed out at Pentwater Public Schools, signups are also available at Village Hall as well as at the links below. All pages need to be signed. They can be dropped off at Village Hall, Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm, at the Village Drop Box outside Village Hall or sent to: Pentwater Rec Program P.O. Box 622 Pentwater, MI 49449.

There will be a Pentwater Rec Open House at Village Hall in the Conference Room on Wednesday, April 25th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. This will give parents and community members a chance to meet Katie, turn in Summerball Signup Forms and to ask any questions that they may have. 

Part Time Police Officer Job Opportunities

Pentwater Police Department is accepting applications for part-time police officers.  Applicants should be MCOLES certified or certifiable, have a valid driver’s license and be First Aid and CPR certified.  General duties include but are not limited to; general law enforcement, accident investigation, criminal investigation, and traffic control. Must be self-motivated, able to multi-task, and handle calls with little or no on scene supervision.

For a job application and more details please click here.  Applicants can send completed applications to 326 S Hancock Street, Pentwater, Michigan 49449 or email to laude.hartrum@gmail.com.

The Village of Pentwater and Pentwater Police Department is an equal opportunity employer. 


All Committee meetings held at Village Hall

Village Council Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 6:00 PM at Village Hall

2018 Regular Meeting Schedule

Council Agenda is in the Council Packet which is posted on Friday prior to the council meeting

Upcoming Committee Meetings

The Building & Grounds Committee will meet Monday, April 30, 2018 at 10:00am in the Village Hall Community Room.

  • Parks
  • Public Buildings Update
  • Other

The Pentwater Services Committee will meet Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 8:00am in the Village Hall Community Room.

  • Street Funding
  • Other

Village Council

Jeffrey Hodges - President
Term Expires:  November 2020

Jared Griffis -Pro Tempore
Term Expires:  November 2018

Michelle Angell-Powell
Term Expires:  November 2020

Peter Dunlap
Term Expires:  November 2018

Dan Nugent
Term Expires:  November 2020


Don Palmer
Term Expires:  November 2020

Pamela Burdick
Term Expires:  November 2018

Committee Assignments (Effective Until November-2018)

As assigned by Village President: Jeff Hodges
(Appointed Term through November 2018)

Angell-Powell, Griffis, Dunlap

FINANCE: Budget, Outside Contracts, Planning
Griffis, Palmer, Nugent

ORDINANCES: Permits, Licenses
Nugent, Angell-Powell, Burdick

PERSONNEL: Contracts, Policy, Insurance
Dunlap, Burdick, Palmer

PROMOTIONS, Activities Coordination
Burdick, Nugent, Angell-Powell

SERVICES: Streets, Sidewalks, Water, Sewer, Fire, Sanitation

Palmer, Griffis, Dunlap

Quick Information

*Effective April 2018 Utility Bill*
Water & Sewer Rates will be increased 3% per quarter 
(New Rates on Utilities Page)


This link will take you to Michigan's Transportation Asset Management.  Click Statewide for a drop down menu and select City/Village.  Then choose Pentwater.  Addison will show up as the first of the drop down list.

          2018-2019 Draft Proposed Budget  
          The Downtown Pentwater Plan
          Pentwater Design Concept Presentation

          Police House Watch Form
          Public Records Request 
          Recycle Calendar 2018
          Transient Merchant Application & Ordinance
          Water Quality Report 2016
          Well Head Protection Plan for 2015

Street Improvement Project

Other Links:

          Discover Pentwater
          Mears State Park
          Oceana County Property Search
          Pentwater Chamber of Commerce
          Pentwater Fire Department
          Pentwater Lake Improvement Board
          Pentwater Township
          Social Security Office Near Me

2018 Council Minutes & Packets
January Minutes                              Packet
February Minutes
March                                              Packet
March Public Hearing                      Packet
April                                                 Packet

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.) should contact the responsible Agency or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or

(3) email: program.intake@usda.gov<mailto:program.intake@usda.gov>.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.