Rochester Hills Councilman, Marty Brennan Dies at age 58

Rochester Hills City Councilman, Marty Brennan, passed away today after losing his battle against cancer.  What was initially diagnosed as prostate cancer and then later named Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Marty served as councilman since 2007 and was well respected by his colleagues. He is survived by his wife and three children. From the City today: "The City of Rochester Hills is mourning the passing of City Council Member J. Martin Brennan, who served the City from 2007-2011. Councilman Brennan … [Read more...]

Councilman Brennan Gets Some Bad News

Rochester Hills City Councilman J. Martin Brennan was scheduled to undergo surgery for prostate cancer May 26. But five days earlier, a lump suddenly appeared. When he went in for surgery, he showed it to his doctor. The surgery was postponed and, after a series of tests, he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. “It’s battling cancer on two fronts now,” he said. “They want to take care of this one first.” In May, Brennan announced that he would not run for re-election to the District 2 … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Becomes Model Community for Shared Services

Rochester Hills, Michigan – As Governor Rick Snyder looks to local municipalities to consolidate and share services, the City of Rochester Hills announces its latest partnership by agreeing to share employees with Shelby Township. The focus on efficiencies and cost reduction has left no industry or business untouched. “The landscape of local governments is changing and evolving, our city council and this administration has been progressive in finding innovative solutions,” states Mayor … [Read more...]