Search Results for: innovation hills

Rochester Hills Receives Budget Award – Innovation and Transparency Recognized

The City of Rochester Hills Fiscal Office is proud to be the recipient of the Governmental Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the FY 2012 Budget. The Distinguished Budget Award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting.  This marks the seventeenth consecutive year that the City has earned the prestigious recognition, and reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principals of governmental … [Read more...]

Mayor shares local innovation with Rochester Hills residents in State of City Address

Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett welcomed his town to a crowded Emagine theatre as he delivered his seventh State of the City Address centered on innovation Wednesday night. “I’m incredibly excited about the news tonight because we have a really great story to tell,” Barnett said prior to the event. And that story is one of low city unemployment rates—5 percent compared to Michigan’s 8.9 percent according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, second lowest in the state—as well as high … [Read more...]

Village of Rochester Hills welcomes Portrait Innovations Grand Opening May 10, 2011

Rochester Hills, MI – Portrait Innovations has joined the list of merchants at The Village of Rochester Hills and have announced its official grand opening on May 10, 2011. The Village welcomes Portrait Innovations as the latest addition to its collection of fine shopping and dining establishments. Portrait Innovations opened its first store in 2002 in Charlotte, NC.  The company now operates more than 200 stores across the country, and the Village location is the eighth to open in Michigan. … [Read more...]

Fun and Flexible Summer Jobs in Rochester Hills

The City of Rochester Hills is actively recruiting seasonal laborers, lifeguards, and park attendants for summer 2021.  For high school students looking to get their first job, working with the city allows individuals to be outdoors, gain valuable work experience, and make new friends.  “Whether you are keeping swimmers safe on Spencer Beach or helping to create a safe and enjoyable park-going experience at Borden, our seasonal team members are a key part of what makes … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills City Councilman David Walker Announces Re-election Bid

On the heels of his first term as a Rochester Hills City Councilman, David Walker has announced he’s seeking re-election. “I’m a big fan of getting involved and volunteering in the community you live in and the Rochester Hills City Council is an elevated position to get that done,” Walker said. “I’m passionate about preserving the future of Rochester Hills and I also want to inspire others to serve.” Walker, who has lived in Rochester Hills for more than 30 years, is married to his … [Read more...]

Outdoor Engagement Events Kick off in Rochester Hills

The Rochester Hills Outdoor engagement team is gearing up for a full summer of scavenger hunts, survival skills, and s'mores. As the weather heats up, so does outdoor programming.  Kayaking in Rochester Hills “Kids, teens, and parents alike are looking for ways to create fun, summer memories,” said Mayor Bryan K. Barnett. “There’s no better way to do this than at one of our amazing parks and green spaces.” The 2021 summer schedule includes outdoor classics like kayaking 101, … [Read more...]

City Council President Ryan Deel Announces Re-election Bid in Rochester Hills

Ryan Deel is announcing he’s seeking re-election to the Rochester Hills City Council The Deel Family In his first term on the council, the 45-year-old Deel – a resident of Rochester Hills since 2003, has, along with his city council colleagues, helped guide the city during the COVID-19 global pandemic. He worked to raise support for local small businesses through initiatives such as Restaurant BINGO and Retail Therapy, in which he and several other city council members funded gift cards … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Rochester Hills to Build Inclusive Playground with Crowdfunding Campaign

For the first time, Rochester Hills has partnered with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to launch a $50,000 crowdfunding campaign. The money will be used to complete the city’s newest playground at Innovation Hills Park. If the campaign reaches its crowdfunding goal of $50,000 by May 31, the project will win a matching grant, making the grand total raised $100,000.  Innovation Hills Park, Rochester Hills, MI The new three acre playground is intentionally designed to … [Read more...]

The Rochester Hills Public Library Acquires 3-D Scanner

The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) has acquired a 3-D scanner for its Eureka Lab/Makerspace, which contains a variety of equipment and resources for making unique items. Patrons of RHPL can scan 3-D designs and recreate them on one of two 3-D printers available at the library. The scanner assists in getting a design’s exact measurements that are then sent to the printer. 3-D printing is the process of creating a physical object from a digital model. It is also known as additive … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett Announces Re-election Campaign

Barnett Asks Residents for Fourth Team as a Write In Candidate Bryan K. Barnett began his 2019 re-election campaign for mayor on Thursday, sharing the significant progress Rochester Hills has made under his leadership. The announcement, made via social media, included a video outlining the mayor’s accomplishments over the past 13 years. Barnett made the special announcement from one of his most passionate projects, Innovation Hills. Innovations Hills, the city’s newest park, has received … [Read more...]