Mott Park

Neighborhood Meeting Highlights

April 3, 2023 – Bi-Monthly Meeting

Upcoming Neighborhood Events:  Easter egg hunt April 8th, Spring Cleanup April 22nd, Garage Sales June 16,17 & 18th, Mott fest June 24th, Neighborhood Picnic date TBD 

Easter Party April 8th beginning at Noon – Kids should bring their own basket or bags to collect eggs, candy and prizes – There will be a toddler area this year and a Piñata for all ages

Spring Cleanup April 22nd from 9am to Noon – Meet at the Clubhouse – Contact Chad Schlosser if you are able to volunteer to help

Neighborhood Garage Sale June 16th, 17th & 18th beginning at 9am to approximately 5pm – If you would like to participate send a message to Joanne Paul and she will put you on the list to be included on a map for garage salers 

Mott Fest June 24th from 3pm to 8pm – Still looking for Vendors ($20 for a table) – Food Trucks, Bands and Games for the Kids again this year

Neighborhood Picnic possibly in the month of May – Details and Date TBD

We want to welcome our newest Committee Members:  Karen Spencer-Kea, Belva Quiroz-Tyrrell & Maggie Lewis-Potes – Maggie will be working on Urban Gardening in the neighborhood and having a Perennial Flower Exchange (details to come)

Antoinette McClain (Intake Coordinator) from Genesee County Habitat for Humanity brought information regarding a home repair program – Applications can be found online at with repairs approved up to $20,000 – Some of the requirements are: occupy & own your home in Genesee County (city of Flint), 3% of cost due at time of project start, single family residents, no land contract, must be current on mortgage (if have one) water bill & taxes, active homeowners insurance policy and household income must be below 80% of median income

Emily Stetson from Keep Genesee County Beautiful – Mott Park and Rec Area are both part of adopt a park which means supplies such as lawn bags, gloves etc. are provided for cleanup and beautification of the spaces – funding is available to go towards the park and activities that are organized in the park and rec area – bushes to be planted by playground area and potted pots are coming this year

Tonya Burns 6th Ward Councilperson is working on blighted homes – if you have homes that are burned, have scrappers accumulating things, drug activity etc. contact Tonya at (810-471-7849 or 810-919-5885) with the street name and address so she can follow up with the appropriate departments

Mayor Neeley shared that with the Genesee County Park in the neighborhood property values are increasing – speed humps are being re-assessed and the one on Nolen Dr. will possibly be moved closer to University to deter drivers from driving on grass to go around – Looking to have the old bank at corner of Pierson and Clio Rds to be transformed into a drive thru for city residents to pay their water bills or taxes – Continue to recruit new police officers – Gun crimes are down and a Gun Bounty program will continue to get illegal guns off the street – Continue to call in tips for Illegal Dumping to 800-422-JAIL and rewards are $250 up to $2000 – The Mayor encourages all residents to pay attention to both the Administrative and Legislative city governments to be fully informed what is happening with our City

The next meeting is Monday, June 5, 2023 at 6:30pm we hope to see you there!