Rochester Hills Selected for Community Risk Assessment Pilot

Innovative Approach to Risk Reduction The City of Rochester Hills Fire Department was recently selected to participate in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Community Risk Assessment (CRA) Pilot Project. Only 250 U.S. Fire Departments were selected to participate in this pilot program, with only five chosen in Michigan.  CRA Dashboards are designed to assess the unique risks for emergencies in Rochester Hills. Powered by mySidewalk, it will allow the fire department to … [Read more...]

Christmas Tree Recycling

The City of Rochester Hills will once again allow its residents to dispose of natural Christmas trees by dropping them off at the Clinton River Watershed Council on the following dates and times ONLY: Saturday, January 9, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.Sunday, January 10, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Clinton River Watershed Council is located at 1115 W. Avon Road (south side of Avon, just west of Livernois Road). Christmas trees will be accepted subject to ALL of the following … [Read more...]

The City of Rochester Hills Redesigns Website

Resident-Centric, Mobile-friendly, Available in Multiple Languages The City of Rochester Hills has redesigned its website to be more resident-centric and mobile-friendly, and is now accessible in over 70 languages. The redesign embraces the latest developments in website navigation, look, and content. Screenshot of the New City of Rochester Hills Website “We’ve all become accustomed to outstanding digital experiences and we definitely want that to be the case with rochesterhills.org,” … [Read more...]

ARaymond Network Celebrating 155 Years as a Leader in the Fastening World

First Launched in France as a Button Company in 1865, the Automotive Supplier — Whose North American Headquarters are in Rochester Hills — Has Been a Trendsetter ARaymond - North American Headquarters - Rochester Hills, MI It’s a long way from crafting custom-made buttons in France to creating fastening and assembly solutions for vehicles being built around the world — 155 years long to be exact. The global ARaymond Network of companies — including its Rochester-Hills based North … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Open Virtually and By Appointment

In accordance with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ New Emergency Order, the Rochester Hills City Hall, the Rochester Hills Department of Public Services Building, and the Rochester Hills Museum on Van Hoosen Farm will be closed to the public effective November 18, 2020 through January 3, 2021. City Hall will reopen on January 4, 2021. Offices will be minimally staffed. However, if a matter requires you to meet with an employee, you may call City Hall to set up an … [Read more...]

Rochester Garden Club Announces Winner of Beautification Award

Club member Joyce Murphy awards Mayor Barnett the annual Beautification Award Living in the Rochester area is a pleasure for many reasons, great schools, the many parks and trails, and a vibrant downtown loaded with shops and restaurants. There is another feature about the Rochester area that makes it so livable, the pleasing landscaping throughout the community in both the commercial and public areas. Each year, the Rochester Garden Club identifies the grounds and gardens that are most … [Read more...]

Young Leaders Celebrate Cider Season with Tasting at Fieldstone Winery

Virtual and In Person Options Available Young Leaders Celebrate Cider Season with Tasting Join the Rochester Hills Museum Young Leaders (RHMYL) at Fieldstone Winery for a hard cider tasting and a presentation on the history of cider on October 15 at 7:00 p.m. This hybrid event will have both virtual and limited in person options. Each ticket will include a package of eight hard cider samples and a presentation on the history of cider by Museum Program Coordinator Cathy Fitzpatrick and … [Read more...]

Funds to Improve and Repair Rochester Roads Secured

Commissioner Kochenderfer Successfully Secures County Funds to Improve and Repair Rochester Roads Adam Kochenderfer On July 23, 2020,the Oakland County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution sponsored by Commissioner Adam L. Kochenderfer (R-Rochester Hills) securing $23,827 for the City of Rochester through the county’s Local Road Improvement Program (LRIP). These funds will be used to help with road maintenance requirements and other road repairs. Rochester plans to use the funds to … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Announces Retail Therapy

Shop, Support, and Win Rochester Hills is encouraging neighbors to show their favorite shops some love. Making sure that small businesses have the tools they need for success is a priority for the city, and to put a fun twist on this initiative, you can now win gift cards. Take a picture of yourself checking out at a Rochester Hills business, or of your receipt from a recent purchase at a Rochester Hills business. Collect three pictures and win a $20 gift card. Getting a haircut or … [Read more...]

Former Rochester Hills Mayor, Kenneth Snell, Passes Away

Snell Served as Mayor from 1995-1999 Kenneth Dwayne Snell Former Rochester Hills Mayor, Kenneth Snell, passed away on Monday, September 7, 2020. He was 65. Snell was the City’s third Mayor, serving from 1995-1999, and as a member of Rochester Hills City Council from 1984-1991 and again from 1993-1995. He was City Council President for two years during this time. During his tenure at Rochester Hills City Hall, Mayor Snell is credited for embracing technology, honoring the past and … [Read more...]