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Notice of Public Hearing

The Planning Commission of the City of McBain

has scheduled a Public Hearing June 14, 2017 at 7:00pm

 in the meeting room of the Fire Department Building.

 The purpose of this Public Hearing is for changing the zoning class

 on the ball field property from R 2 residential to C 2 commercial.

  Marcia Smith

 McBain City Clerk

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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.

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