Outgoing councilman Ravi Yalamanchi thanks Rochester Hills residents for the opportunity to serve

Thank You! It has truly been an honor to serve as a city council member these last eight years. I want to thank the residents of Rochester Hills, especially from District 1, for providing me with this opportunity. With my neighbors and fellow Hills residents in mind, I have done my best to lead with trust, honesty, and integrity.  This journey gave me the chance to get to know so many wonderful individuals and families and develop relationships that I will cherish for the rest of my life. … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Chooses Trip Brennan to replace his father on City Council

The Rochester Hills City Council voted last night to replace the late J. Martin Brennan with his son Trip Brennan for the last month of his term. Councilman Michael Webber said, "Marty Brennan dedicated his life to public service. I can't think of a better way to honor him and the Brennan family than to appoint his son Trip Brennan to fill out the remaining time on Marty's term. I know that Councilman Trip Brennan will serve with distinction during this time, taking his experience as a leader … [Read more...]

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...]

Facing Surgery, Councilman Brennan Won’t Seek Re-election

Incumbent Rochester Hills City Councilman J. Martin Brennan said he won’t run for re-election this year because he was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer. Brennan said Wednesday that he is scheduled for robotic surgery May 26. “Given my health condition and time to recuperate, I could not maintain an effective campaign,” he said. “You know the physical activity to campaign locally. You have to go door to door.” Brennan does not expect to undergo chemotherapy or radiation after … [Read more...]