Rochester Hills City Council Appoints Citizen Representatives

Following last week’s Rochester Hills City Council meeting with nominations, councilmembers met Monday to conclude the appointments of several citizen representatives. Here is the list of Rochester Hills residents who will be serving the community by volunteering their time on different boards and committees: Nomination/Appointment of Michael McGunn to the Building Authority for a six-year term to expire December 31, 2019 Nomination/Appointment of Luke Fleer, Sandra Niks, and Dahlvin … [Read more...]

Scot Beaton on Local Election Endorsements

Recently I posted Detroit News endorsements... apparently, this web page was under construction, and it looks as though they had the wrong header initially, and their graphic designer decided to highlight every other name which one would immediately interpret as the endorsements. Not sure why this happened, but they said that those were NOT endorsements and have changed the header of the page. The Detroit News will NOT be making any local endorsements this election season. Sorry for any … [Read more...]

League to sponsor Rochester-area candidate forums November 8

The League of Women Voters Oakland Area will host three candidate forums in the Rochester area for the upcoming November 8 general election.  On September 29, residents of the city of Rochester Hills will have the opportunity to meet the candidates running for mayor, city council at-large and District 2 seats.  Reporters Kristin Bull and Annette Kingsbury and League member Mary Howarth will question the candidates. Residents may submit questions in advance to … [Read more...]

New Voter Cards Mailed to 8,000 Hills Residents

The city of Rochester Hills has sent out 8,000 new voter-registration cards and 5,000 letters to let residents know something has changed about their voting process for the upcoming August 2 primary election. Thanks to the quick turnaround time of the 2010 federal census, population information was received much earlier than in previous census years, city Clerk Jane Leslie said. Because a state law imposes a deadline on updating voting precincts and districts to reflect population shifts, the … [Read more...]