Governor Whitmer’s announcement Sunday has prompted the City of Warren to take immediate action to help reverse the record number of cases and deaths in Michigan. Effective this Wednesday, all departments in the city will reactivate the remote work plans beginning on Wednesday. Mayor Fouts had ordered these plans into effect earlier this year. Most employees* will be working from home and those that work inside will be required to wear a mask, social distance, and sanitize while at city hall. City Hall will be closed to the public until further notice. Warren has been at the forefront of successfully combating COVID-19 and Mayor Fouts intends to keep us in a leadership position to protect our employees and the community while continuing to deliver effective city services to our residents. All hands-on deck meaning that all of us need to follow the simple protocol of masks, sanitizing and social distancing. Masks are to protect others and yourself with a recent study indicating it’s the single most important factor to stop the spread of this virus.
*We are requiring most employees to work from home unless they are absolutely needed at city hall.
Residents who wish to host a garage sale MUST continue to practice social distancing by doing the following:
Effective December 2019 the State of Michigan now has on-line voter registration! Click here to register to vote online!
You can also register to vote at any Secretary of State Office, the City Clerk’s Office, or by mail. Call us to receive a self-mailer registration form. After completing the form, mail it to the above address.
State of Michigan Voter Registration Application and Michigan Driver License/ Personal Identification Card Address Change Form
On Election Day the polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m.
On the Saturday prior to Election Day ONLY the City Clerks office is open from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm for absentee ballot requests.
The City Clerk is elected by the citizens for a four-year term. The Clerk is custodian of most papers, documents and records which pertain to the City of Warren. The Clerk certifies by signature all Ordinances, Resolutions and other actions of the City Council of which a public record is kept and made available. The Clerk is also an ex-officio member of the Police and Fire Civil Service Commission. The Clerk is further required to administer any oath required for Municipal purposes and issues such licenses and permits as required by the Ordinances of the City of Warren. As the Chief Election Officer of the City, the City Clerk administers all Federal, State, School and Local Elections.
Michigan law requires that a new application be completed for each election for which an absentee ballot is needed. If you have not received your application, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (586) 574-4557.
Absent Voter Applications resemble an oversized post card. Be sure to sign the card, fold it in half, attach postage stamp where indicated, and return it to the City Clerk’s Office. Registered voters who wish to receive an Absent Voter Ballot may request an application by contacting the City Clerk’s Office at (586) 574-4557; visiting the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, or by clicking on the top of this page to print an Absentee Voter Application (PDF).