Welcome to the City of Hastings!

This website contains a wealth of information about Hastings, MI, the county seat of Barry County. Whether you would need to pay utility bills, learn about coming events, read the latest announcements, or just learn more about Hastings, you can find everything you need about our great city right here. You can start by clicking the button provided to learn about our History.

History of Hastings


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Visit Hastings

Located right along the Thornapple River, Hastings is a great community conveniently situated between Grand Rapids, Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, and Lansing. Hastings boasts great local flair with unique shops and restaurants, along with many great parks for family fun. We are always planning special events, so take a moment to learn about this great little city in Southwest Michigan.

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Public Notices

Residents of Hastings can check here often to stay informed about all Public Notices. From City Council meetings and events to cancellations or other important notices, we will regularly post important Public Notices here, where you can easily access them from your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Upcoming Events

Job Postings

It takes a large team of dedicated individuals to keep our city running smoothly and safely. If you would like to become part of the team working for the city of Hastings, please check often for more information about jobs currently available. Click on the link to learn more about the jobs currently posted.

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Live Stream

We want our residents to be involved and informed with community matters, but we know that you cannot always make it to the meetings. This is why we offer a Live Stream that will allow you to watch and listen in on meetings right from the comfort of your own home.

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Latest News

City Compost Site Opens for the Season Monday April 1, 2024

City of Hastings Compost Drop Site Opening for the Season Monday, April 1, 2024 1303 W. State Rd. Hours of…

Spring Cleanup Begins April 15, 2024

Spring yard debris collection begins Monday April 15, 2024 Hastings Department of Public Services will begin spring yard debris collection…
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Notice of Public Hearing – Special Use Permit for Vacant Land South Hanover Street


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