Letter to the Editor about Adam Kochenderfer

To the Editor of the Rochester Media: I have known Adam Kochenderfer for over 13 years.  If elected to City Council, I have no doubt that he would be a dedicated and committed leader to address the needs of our community and represent the City of Rochester Hills with integrity.  Adam is smart, responsible, reliable, articulate, and approachable.  Adam has been actively involved in our community for many years, most notably through the Rochester Rotary Club, the Board of Directors of Oakland … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor about District 2 in Rochester Hills

Dear Editor, As some readers are aware, I recently ran in the primary for Rochester Hills City Council, District 2. I had the opportunity to meet with both the other candidates and spend substantial time with them at events and forums during the campaign season. It is within that context that I write this letter to the residents of district 2 to consider voting for Adam Kochenderfer. The city of Rochester Hills faces difficult times in the next few years as our revenue continues to decline. … [Read more...]

Three Vie for Open Seat in Rochester Hills Disctrict 2

J. Martin Brennan’s decision not to run for re-election to Rochester Hills City Council as he battles cancer has opened up an interesting contest in the Aug. 2 primary election. Adam Kochenderfer, M. Jordan Kotubey and Laurie Puscas are running for a chance to move on to the general election in November. Voters may vote for one in the primary. The winner in November will earn a four-year term on council. The newly realigned District 2 includes the north central part of the … [Read more...]

Adam Kochenderfer Runs for City Council in District 2

Adam Kochenderfer moved to Rochester Hills a year ago after living in Rochester for five years, but his roots in the area go back to his great-grandparents. At the age of 31, he’s decided to run for the open District 2 seat on city council. “Rochester Hills is a blessed community that tens of thousands have sought for its quality of life.  I’m running to help ensure it stays that way,” he said. “I’ve witnessed Michigan’s economic storm first-hand as an attorney working with local governments, … [Read more...]

Déjà vu: Ambrozaitis challenges Barnett again in Rochester Hills

Erik Ambrozaitis and incumbent Bryan Barnett will once again slug it out in the August primary election race for mayor of Rochester Hills. They’ll be joined by two other candidates, Paul Miller and Luke Wylie. Ambrozaitis is a former councilman who ran against Barnett in the 2007 primary, coming in second with 13 percent of the vote. He lost his seat on council in 2009. Wylie is an Adams High School student who announced his intention to run last year. He has nearly 3,500 friends on Facebook, … [Read more...]