Mark Albrecht Launches Candidacy for Rochester City Council

Mark J. Albrecht formally launched his candidacy for Rochester City Council at his “Campaign Kick-off and Fundraiser” at The Meeting House in Rochester, MI on Thursday, June 6. On hand to introduce and support Albrecht were former Rochester Mayor Cathy Daldin, Rochester City Council member Stuart Bikson, Paul Haig, and his daughter Tiffany Szadyr. Albrecht is a 15 year resident of Rochester where he raised his two daughters. He is currently employed as Senior Director of Human Resources … [Read more...]

Sharon Pizzuti is Ready to Serve Rochester Hills as the Next City Councilwoman At Large

The Pizzuti’s moved to Rochester Hills 27 years ago knowing it was where they wanted to live and raise a family. Their first apartment was at Dequindre Road and M-59, and they quickly became aware of the beautiful parks and exceptional services offered to its residents. Today, Sharon, her husband Rob, and their two daughters reside in Rochester Hills District 2. They are working parents who make time to volunteer in Rochester Community Schools, volunteer at church, and help neighbors. On … [Read more...]

Dale Hetrick Seeks To Retain Seat on Rochester Hills City Council

City Council Member At Large Dale Hetrick recently announced his campaign for reelection. As a member of City Council for the past four years, Hetrick has continued to express his support for public safety and improving quality of life. He has been instrumental in securing a increase in deputies, firefighters, and paramedics. While also advocating for improved streets, and additional funding for city parks. He is committed to supporting these vital enhancements in safety and quality of life … [Read more...]

Councilwoman Dr. Susan Bowyer Announces Re-Election Campaign

Bowyer Announces Re-Election Campaign for Rochester Hills City Council District 3 After serving the residents of Rochester Hills for the past 4 years, City Council Member, Susan Bowyer, has announced she will run to retain her seat in this year’s November election. During her time on council, Bowyer has been instrumental in preserving more than 14 acres of green space for residents to enjoy, helping to raise funds and further develop the Paint Creek Trail, and has been a strong supporter … [Read more...]

Election Results 2018

State of Michigan 2018 Election Results While the "Blue Wave" across the country splashed over the "Red Wall" a bit (typical for a mid-term), it was not as large as predicted. However that wave hit Michigan with a larger impact, sailing a majority of female candidates on the Democratic side of the aisle over the top to win in the state's top elected offices. Gretchen Whitmer will be our next governor, Jocelyn Benson will be our next secretary of state, Dana Nessel will be our next attorney … [Read more...]

City of Rochester Ballot Proposal Information

A fact sheet is now available regarding a proposed Charter Amendment that will appear as a proposal on the Tuesday, November 6, 2018 General Election ballot. Please visit the following link for information regarding a ballot proposal to amend Section 11.2 of the Charter of the City of Rochester: Ballot Proposal Fact Sheet This, and other election-related information, can also be found at www.rochestermi.org/elections … [Read more...]

Election Day Road Detour in Rochester for Ludlow Construction

Electors in Precincts 01 and 03 will need to follow a detour in order to access the Community House via Woodward Ave. west of Main Street. A map is available online or at City Hall. To all electors in Precincts 01 and 03 voting at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow Avenue: Due to road construction, Ludlow Avenue is closed at West University Drive. Access to the Rochester Community House is available via Woodward Avenue west of Main Street. You can view a map of the detour by … [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...]

City Council Election Results 2017

The unofficial results of the 2017 election are now posted at the Oakland County clerk's office. Visit their website for all the results in the county. For readers of The Community Edge, there were no elections in Oakland Township, however here are the results for the City of Rochester and the City of Rochester Hills. For the City of Rochester Council, the top three voters - Nancy L. Salvia, Dean Bevazque, and Stuart Bikson - will receive 4-year terms, and the fourth top spot will go to Ann … [Read more...]

Election 2017 Candidate Forum Videos and Voting Guides

The City of Rochester and the City of Rochester Hills go to the polls today - don't forget to vote - while Oakland Township gets this year off. From the League of Women Votes, see their guides for both cities: City of Rochester City of Rochester Hills Watch the forum videos held last month, voters will get a good sense of the candidates, their views and opinions, and who may be ready for the job: Video of the Candidate Forum for Rochester from October 30, 2017 Video of the … [Read more...]