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...]

99 Percent are Satisfied in Rochester Hills

The 99% The results of the recent bi-annual survey of Rochester Hills residents are in and an all-time record states that 99% of residents are satisfied to live in Rochester Hills. This figure comes from survey question 40, which asks, Overall, how would you rate your satisfaction with Rochester Hills as a place to live? The results are: Very Satisfied = 63%Satisfied = 36%Uncertain = 1%Dissatisfied = 0%Very Dissatisfied = 0%  While 99% are satisfied at some level, only 1% is … [Read more...]

Editorial: OPC mess needs fresh eyes

It’s no surprise that a budget compromise offered by Rochester City Council was rejected by the Older Persons Commission governing board Feb.2. The two sides aren’t getting any closer to resolving the dispute that has dragged on since fall. If anything, the debate seems to become increasingly difficult with each passing week. OPC Executive Director Marye Miller says lies are being spread by Rochester City Council; Mayor Stuart Bikson calls her comments “inappropriate” and reminds her that she … [Read more...]

Top 10 Things Every Rochester Dad Should Know

Here is a quick list of 10 things every dad in Rochester should know before Christmas. Believe me, it will certainly help you be a hero with the family because they can provide hours upon hours of entertainment for everyone... just what the doctor ordered with the kids on vacation from school! The Big Bright Light Show in downtown Rochester continues through January 1, 2012.  As a dad, you SHOULD KNOW that lights go on at 6 p.m. So eat dinner before and then enjoy the show with a walk down … [Read more...]

Mayor Barnett and Councilmen Set to Take the Oath of Office

Rochester Hills, MI- The results are in and Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett will lead the city for another term after claiming 77.29 percent of the vote. “It is a tremendous honor to know that I have earned the residents’ trust and support for the next four years. I love my job and am grateful for the opportunity to continue to serve our city,” states Mayor Bryan K. Barnett. In the City Council race, incumbent Michael Webber earned 26.85 percent of the votes, and will be joined by … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills New Business Making Big Impacts Immediate Need to Fill Jobs

Rochester Hills, MI- Rochester Hills has enjoyed remarkable success in their economic development strategy and are seeing immediate results of companies they have worked aggressively to attract and retain. Bright Automotive is a company focused on delivering innovative, fuel‐efficient electrified vehicles and engineering solutions for commercial and government customers. Just last week, Bright Automotive announced that they have entered into an agreement with AM General LLC to be their … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Primary Election Update -With video

The day has finally arrived for the Primary Election in Rochester Hills. Rochester Media had a chance to stop in at Precincts 18 and 25 in District 2 and talk with several candidates and supporters. With less than 100 votes reported by noon today in these two precincts, the candidates are expecting a fairly low turnout. Candidate Mark Tisdel was told that approximately 70% of the  over 5200 absentee ballots requested were turned in so far. Candidate Jordan Kotubey said he knocked on over 2000 … [Read more...]

GM Ventures/Sunlogic Announces New Partnership in Rochester Hills

Solar Power Developer to Invest Millions and Create New Jobs Rochester Hills, MI- General Motors Ventures LLC announced today an equity investment of $7.5 million in Sunlogics PLC, a vertically-integrated global solar energy systems provider specializing in solar project development and installation. The investment will create 310 jobs and an economic impact locally of nearly $90 million. GM also signed commercial agreements with Sunlogics for the installation of solar charging canopies at … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Dedicates Thelma Spencer Lake to Frederick Carter

To a crowd of about 100 people, Mayor Barnett unveiled the sign proudly naming the previously unnamed Thelma Spencer lake "Frederick Carter Lake." Mayor Barnett said, "Fred was one of those people who had the job of his dreams and was passionate about it for 26 years. He was passionate about water safety, the people, and Thelma Spencer Park. It was a great pleasure to work with him. He will be missed greatly." Fred's wife, Martha, and all six of their children were present for the ceremony. In … [Read more...]

Vote for the Rochester Hills Mayor Here!

Rochester Media is hosting a poll! Share your opinion about the Mayoral candidates by casting your vote below.  Check back often to see if your choice is in the lead. JavaScript needs to be enabled for polling to work. Online Surveys by Constant Contact. … [Read more...]