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Winter taxes (Newaygo County, Newaygo County Regional Education Service Agency (NCRESA) and District Library taxes) are mailed by the 1st week of December and are due by February 14.
The City turns all unpaid taxes over to the County Treasurer on March 1 each year.
Beginning March 1 of each year, all unpaid taxes (both summer and winter) are returned delinquent to Newaygo County and payable only at Newaygo County with additional penalties.
For example, a City utility bill mailed April 15 covers January, February and March usage and is due by May 15. If the bill is not paid by the due date, a 10% penalty will be added.
The new owner also needs to contact us to verify the information we have and select their choice of garbage service.
The total population for the City of Fremont based on the 2020 Census is 4,516. Fremont's 2010 Census was 4,081 and the 2000 Census count was 4,224.
All Fremont residents 18 or older who have registered to vote.
You can register to vote at the City Clerk’s Office, Michigan Secretary of State office or by using the Federal Mail-In Voter Registration Form.
From the home page, click on the link "Online Bill Pay". It will take you to the Accessmygov payment and lookup website. On the left of the screen you have the option to pay taxes or utilities.
When the holidays of New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day or Christmas Day fall on a Monday or Tuesday, the regularly scheduled Tuesday pickup will be delayed to the next day (Wednesday).
Address:101 E Main StreetFremont, MI 49412
If you need to speak with a police officer after these hours, call Central Dispatch at 231-689-5288 and they will arrange for one of our officers to contact you. If your situation is an emergency, dial 911.
If you wish to leave a general message for the police department after hours, call our office number 231-924-2100.
Court staff can be contacted by telephone at 231-689-7255 during normal business hours.
After 10 days the fine doubles. After an additional 10 days, a uniform traffic citation is mailed to the registered owner and the fine increases substantially. If the owner fails to respond to the show cause order, an arrest warrant is issued.
The Fremont Police Department offers Livescan fingerprinting to those in need of criminal history background checks that may be required as a condition for employment, certification, licensing, foreign adoptions, etc.
Appointments are required. Hours for fingerprints are from 9:30 - 3:45 pm on Monday, and 8:00 - 4:45 pm Tuesday through Friday. Hours are subject to change due to the operational needs of the police department. Being fingerprinted takes approximately 10-15 minutes in an applicant setting. Call Becky at 231.924.2100 to schedule your appointment.
Cost for a Livescan is $58.25 as established by the State of Michigan and the FBI. Also, printing of fingerprints on fingerprint cards is available with the cost of $15 for one card. Additional cards are $5 each. You must have your Michigan Driver's License or a Michigan State ID card with your current address on it. Also, bring the Request for Fingerprint form provided to you by the organization requesting your prints.
The City owns and maintains several interests outside the City limits and officers will routinely conduct property checks on these interests, so it is not unusual to see a City officer on patrol outside the City. A Fremont Police Officer can write a ticket if they are with a County Deputy or State Trooper if working together.
If the City employee confirms the City's main line is not blocked, you'll need to call a plumber. Residents are responsible for the sanitary sewer lateral from their home to the City main line, of which is usually located at that center of the street.
For more information, please view the Sewer Backup Policy.
For more information, please visit the Fremont Municipal Airport page.
They have continuous courses they attend to keep their licenses up to date.
Brush is not to be placed at curbside any earlier than the Friday before the 1st Monday. The City will also continue to provide curbside chipping of Christmas trees the 1st 2 weeks of January, at no additional cost.
For traffic signal malfunction contact Fremont Police Department at 231-924-2100.
There is no formal payment plan for taxes. If you cannot pay the entire bill by the due date, pay as much of the bill as you can by the due date. After the due date a penalty will be added to the unpaid balance. You then have until the end of February to pay the balance. Beginning March 1st of each year, unpaid taxes are returned delinquent to Newaygo County and payable only at the Newaygo County Treasurer’s office in White Cloud with additional penalties.
The City accepts credit cards in our office, over the phone and online with the Point & Pay system.