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A Public informational meeting will be held at 7:00pm prior to the TIFA DDA meeting on February 24, 2020 at the McBain Community Library.

 This meeting is to satisfy the requirements of PA 57 2018 and notice is hereby being sent to the governing body of each taxing jurisdiction levying taxes that are subject to capture by the McBain TIFA DDA.

 The City of McBain and Missaukee County governing bodies are invited to attend.

 Sincerely, Marcia Smith - McBain City Clerk 


City of Mc Bain Job Posting:

 The City of Mc Bain has one (1) Regular Full-Time Hourly Employee job opening to be filled as soon as possible.  Job duties include:  operating and routine maintenance of motorized equipment involved in street and surrounding area cleaning, mowing, snow removal, equipment mechanical repair and upkeep and other related tasks.  Seeking candidates with a positive and open attitude, strong work ethic and willingness to learn and work in a small team setting.  Must be able to perform the physical functions of the position, including lifting up to 50 pounds.  Must have a valid Michigan Class B with Air Brakes CDL license.  Salary negotiable, with consideration given to prior work experience in all areas of job duties, and competitive fringe benefit package.  Preference may be given to mechanical and welding experience.  Selected candidate will have to successfully complete a pre-employment physical including drug testing.

 Qualified, interested candidates can obtain an application form by clicking the links below or contacting: Marcia Smith, City Clerk, at:  mcbaincityclerk@att.net or 231-825-2000.  Completed applications must be received no later than January 10, 2020 at 4:00pm.

 The City of Mc Bain is an equal opportunity employer that has adopted a Zero Tolerance policy for drugs and alcohol. 

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Please click below to see a DRAFT of the City of McBain Recreation Plan!


Please click below to see a full copy of the City of McBain Master Plan!




Winter Parking:

Per City of McBain Ordinance:  From November 1 to May 1 No parking is allowed on any Street between 2:00am and 6:00am.  No moving of snow onto streets or alleys is allowed at any time.  Parking on area between the street and the sidewalk is at your own risk.

REMINDER to All Pet Owners:

Your pets must be confined to your property or be on a leash if they are off your property.  
Pet owners must clean up behind their pets if you take them for a walk.   
Dogs may not be left outside to bark. 



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McBain is a city in Missaukee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. McBain is a small Dutch community.  The population was 656 at the 2010 census.  According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.25 square miles (3.24 km2), all land.  We offer our citizens and visitors a safe and clean community.  We are proud of McBain!!

     A Bit of history about McBain.....McBain began as a settlement around a sawmill in Riverside Township, founded by Gillis McBain and his brother John McBain in 1887. A station on the Toledo, Ann Arbor and North Michigan Railway named "Owens" opened on August 27, 1888 and a post office with the same name opened on September 10, 1888. Both were renamed McBain on September 17, 1889. McBain incorporated as a village in 1893 and as a city in 1907.