Curbside Leaf Collection Begins October 24 in Rochester

Beginning on October 24, the City will have crews out picking up leaves at the curb. Please assemble neat piles of leaves right along the curb, in the street. Grass clippings, pet waste, municipal waste and tree limbs are strictly prohibited. As summer comes to an end, the Michigan Fall colors blast into view. Unfortunately, after this brilliant color display, the season concludes with raking...but the good news is, the City of Rochester continues to offer curbside leaf collection. … [Read more...]

Elizabeth Street Closure and Detour

This notice is to inform you that there will be a new development and construction on Elizabeth Street between Parkdale Avenue and Hill Street. This construction includes connecting a new sanitary sewer and water main. This connection will temporarily close Elizabeth Street for about a week. Elizabeth Street will be closed to through traffic on July 18. Please seek alternative routes during this time. Thank you for your understanding. If you have any questions regarding this matter, … [Read more...]

Sidewalk Repair Program in Rochester

The City of Rochester has contracted with Italia Construction to conduct sidewalk repairs throughout the city. This program should only last through July and was implemented in an effort to promote safety in Rochester neighborhoods, as well as improve the appearance of the community. This year’s program is mainly west of Main Street, but could be in other areas of the city based on need and severity. Sidewalk maintenance is important to both appearance and value. Moreover, it may save a … [Read more...]