for the City of Benton Harbor
The city of Benton Harbor benefits from its productive relationship with many organizations and agencies that are dedicated to public service and to continuous improvement of our area communities. Take a few minutes to explore the exceptional resources available; don’t hesitate to contact the City Manager’s office if you need further guidance finding exactly the right resource to meet your needs.
Benton Harbor Parks and Recreation Conservancy
A 501©3 non-profit organization responsible for the overall management and improvement of the thirteen parks in the City of Benton Harbor. Parks and Recreation Department, 269-927-8402, Fax 269-927-9646
Benton Harbor Downtown Development Authority (DDA)
A public body appointed by the mayor, is charged with guiding the business development of the central Benton Harbor business district. The DDA catalyzes investment, connects resources, and fosters a consistent look, feel and quality of life within the downtown area. Visit them on Facebook.
Benton Harbor Housing Commission
Benton Harbor Housing Commission has the mission of providing safe, sanitary, and affordable housing for Benton Harbor residents.
Benton Harbor Brownfield Redevelopment Authority
Benton Harbor Brownfield Redevelopment Authority promotes the revitalization of environmentally distressed areas within the boundaries of the City of Benton Harbor in a manner that facilitates economic growth for the benefit of the residents of the City and local taxing units. For further information, contact Marc Florian, Director, 115A West Main Street, Benton Harbor, MI 49022. Phone: 269.925.0700. The Brownfield Authority works closely with the Benton Harbor office of Environmental Consulting and Technology Inc., a firm that specializes in solving complex environmental issues.
If you are considering developing a new business or want to grow your current business, look to the Cornerstone Alliance as your primary business resource. By offering a full range of start-up and early growth services, the Alliance helps businesses stay and grow right here in southwestern Michigan.
Kinexus (formerly Michigan Works!) is literally a hub for ensuring that Southwestern Michigan is a great place to live, work, and play. Through a wide array of services, the agency provides for community, workforce, and business development.
Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency (SWMCAA)
Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency (SWMCAA) assists people in economic need and enables them to achieve and sustain self-sufficiency while respecting their diversity. Look to the SWMCAA for services such as food assistance, temporary shelter, weatherization and housing development as well as many educational services.
Southwestern Michigan Planning Commission (SWMPC)
Southwestern Michigan Planning Commission (SWMPC) serves a tri-county area in promoting a sustainable, high quality of life through sound planning and decision-making. Their focus includes community, economic, and environmental planning, including transportation.
Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council
Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council promotes all of the incredible attractions in the Benton Harbor region, including lodging, entertainment, recreation, shopping, and business services.
Make Convenient Payments
Save gas and stamps by using our convenient online services to pay your taxes or utility bills (water and trash services) . If you have questions about your trash services, or to arrange for the pickup of large items, call We-Cycle Industrial Sanitation direct at (269) 926-6360.