Rochester Hills City Council Seeks Candidates for Appointment of At-Large Member

The Rochester Hills City Council is seeking interested qualified voters to fill an At-Large vacancy on City Council for a term to expire on November 17, 2019. Interested candidates shall be a registered elector in the City of Rochester Hills for one year, shall maintain residency during the term of office, and shall not be in default of payment of any tax, assessment or obligation owed to the City. The candidate selected to fill the vacancy shall serve until the next regular City election to … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Public Library is Seeking to Fill a Vacant Position on the Library Board of Trustees

Due to his recent election to the Rochester Hills City Council, Ryan Deel, library trustee, has resigned from the library board of trustees effective November 19, 2017. Chuck Stouffer, President of the library board said, “Ryan has been an extremely valuable and active member of the board and will be greatly missed.” Stouffer announced today that the remaining members are seeking a qualified person to fill the vacancy for the term ending 2020. The applicant must be 18 years of age or … [Read more...]

Jenny McCardell Elected to Rochester Hills City Council At-Large Position

Jenny McCardell won November 7 election for the Rochester Hills City Council, At-Large, over incumbent Kevin Brown. When the votes were tallied, 39 votes made the difference in a close election for the Rochester Hills City Council seat. “The people of Rochester Hills came out last night and made their voices heard and I can’t wait to get to work for all of our residents,” said Councilwoman-Elect Jenny McCardell. “Rochester Hills is a wonderful community, with diversity and character and I’m … [Read more...]

Rochester Hill’s Riverbend Park is Now Innovation Hills Park

City Council Renames Riverbend Park Many communities have a Riverbend Park. When people suggested meeting at "Riverbend Park" - you used to have to ask, "Which one?" Riverbend Park was the official name of the Rochester Hills city park located north off Hamlin Road, between Adams and Crooks Roads, even though the entrance sign clearly showed "River Bend Park" as the name. However, none of that will mater now. After a community-wide contest, the Rochester Hills City Council unanimously … [Read more...]

Councilman Kevin Brown Announces Re-Election Campaign

Brown Seeks Re-Election for Rochester Hills City Council As a 16-year resident of Rochester Hills, Kevin Brown is committed to serving the community he chose to call home and to raise his family. Brown is seeking re-election to his position as Rochester Hills City Council Member – At Large this November. Brown started serving his country in 1993 when, as an engineering student at Michigan State University, he entered the Navy’s Nuclear Power Officer Candidate program. Brown received his … [Read more...]

McCardell Announces Candidacy for Rochester Hills City Council

A Fresh New Take on The Future of Rochester Hills Jenny McCardell has announced her candidacy for Rochester Hills City Council, At-Large member, in the November 2017 election. A third generation Rochester Hills resident, who moved back to Rochester Hills in 2009, she is currently collecting signatures for her nominating petition with the goal to lift the voices of Rochester Hills residents. “I am running for Rochester Hills City Council to lift the voices of Rochester Hills residents,” … [Read more...]

Stephanie Morita to Run for Re-Election to Rochester Hills City Council

Rochester Hills City Council Vice President Announces Re-Election Campaign Stephanie Morita recently announced she will seek re-election to the Rochester Hills City Council, serving District 1. Morita was originally elected to Rochester Hills City Council in 2013, and currently serves as Vice President. Morita, first moved to Rochester Hills in 2000, and is committed to continuing her work for the residents of Rochester Hills. “I believe that public service is a moral responsibility and … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: The Best is Yet To Come

I have lived in Rochester Hills my entire life: all 23 years, 2 months, and 16 days. I remember as a child driving south down Adams Road every morning to get to school. Many times the sky was still dark but one could make out rays of light from the rising sun offering the first of many beautiful views of the day. The dew from dawn set heavy on the trees and grass and, the landscape was so tremendous it reached farther than the eye could see. As a Rochester Hills resident who is also a young … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Educator Announces City Council Candidacy

Bill Soule, a Rochester Hills resident and educator has announced his intention to run for one of two at-large seats on city council this fall. Also in the race are current Rochester Hills City Council members Dale Hetrick and Mark Tisdel. Currently, Soule is a professor of media and communication arts and an adjunct instructor of business law at Macomb Community College. Read the full story on The Oakland Press.   … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills City Council to Discuss Tienken Road Project Funding

Paul Kampe, The Oakland Press The Rochester Hills City Council is expected to discuss advancing nearly $4 million to the Road Commission for Oakland County for repairs along Tienken Road on Monday, April 20. City leaders are hoping to address the road’s poor condition in a stretch between Adams and Livernois roads as soon as possible, according to documents available on the city’s website. The money would be repaid to the city through a cost participation agreement with the road … [Read more...]