Rochester Hills City Clerk Appointed to National Election Board

Rochester Hills City Clerk Tina Barton was Recently Appointed to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Board of Advisors through the U.S. Conference of Mayors The Board of Advisors is a 35-member board composed of representatives from several national organizations such as the National Governors Association, National Conference of State Legislatures, National Association of Secretaries of State, and others. The board functions as an advisory body through review of voluntary voting … [Read more...]

Mayor Bryan Barnett Receives Paul Harris Award From the Rochester Rotary Club

Recently, at their Tuesday lunch meeting, the Rochester Rotary Club honored fellow Rotarian, Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett, by presenting him with a Paul Harris Fellow Award in recognition of his recent inauguration as the 77th President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM). USCM is the official nonpartisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. Barnett is one of only six mayors from Michigan to ever become President of the Conference since its inception in … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Residents are Invited to Volunteer in Detroit on Friday

Fourth Annual Rochester Hills Stands with Detroit Day Friday August 9 The City of Rochester Hills is proud to announce this year’s Rochester Hills Stands With Detroit Day. This volunteer opportunity, scheduled for Friday, August 9, is for Rochester Hills employees and residents to volunteer with Life Remodeled for their Six Day Project in Detroit. For the past four years, Rochester Hills has been involved in this initiative to assist with the cleanup and beautification of the … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Mayor Barnett Part of U.S. Mayors Tour of Southern Border Facilities

U.S. Conference of Mayors Leadership and Border State Mayors Examine How Crisis is Affecting Cities A bipartisan delegation from the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) was in El Paso, Texas for a first-hand look at the continuing situation at the southern border. Led by USCM President, Rochester Hills (MI) Mayor Bryan Barnett, the delegation met with Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan and officials from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for a … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Schools Receive $16,000 Through Green Schools Program

Resident Donations of Recyclebank Points Fund Green School Projects The City of Rochester Hills, in partnership with Recyclebank, is proud to announce that nine Rochester Hills schools received a total of $16,000 in green grants through the Recyclebank Green Schools Program. This program allows schools to educate and motivate students to promote a more sustainable, greener lifestyle. The City of Rochester Hills and Recyclebank have been partners since 2008, and since 2011, Rochester … [Read more...]

Outdoor Adventure Camp at Bloomer Park

Join Naturalists Lance and Lauren for an outdoor experience packed with adventure and exciting camp activities. During this three-day camp, we’ll spend time looking for creatures in the river, woodlands and ponds while learning how we’re all connected to the natural world. Wilderness skills such as fire building and debris huts will also be taught, among many other fun activities. Sign up at the City of Rochester Hills' Website. June 25-27, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Beginner Level, 9-12 … [Read more...]

Coexisting with Deer in the Summer

As the flowers bloom and residents work on outside landscaping, deer become attracted to home gardens. Deer think flowers like hostas, roses, and daylilies are a tasty treat on a summer’s day. It is important to take a multi-faceted approach when trying to keep deer from eating the plants in your garden. This includes planting species that are “deer resistant.” Plants that have prickly foliage, furry leaves, strong scents or tastes are less likely to be eaten. Along with planting these type … [Read more...]

11th Annual Paddlepalooza Race and Adventure River June 1

11th Annual Paddlepalooza Race and Adventure River Paddle On Clinton River From Auburn Hills To Rochester Hills The City of Auburn Hills and the City of Rochester Hills are proud to announce that they are once again collaborating for the 11th Annual Paddlepalooza. Paddlepalooza is an annual canoe/kayak race and adventure river paddle down the Clinton River on Saturday, June 1. Participants will launch their watercraft starting at 8:30 a.m. with the men and women’s kayak race, followed at … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Celebrates Home Fire Sprinkler Week

The Rochester Hills Fire Department will be celebrating Home Fire Sprinkler Week by conducting a Home Fire Sprinkler Demonstration on May 23, at 1:00 p.m. The event will be held at Rochester Hills Fire Department Station 1, located at 1111 Horizon Court Rochester Hills, Michigan 48309. The Rochester Hills Fire Department was recently awarded a $500 stipend from the national nonprofit Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) to host this event. Fire departments across the country will conduct … [Read more...]

Flashback to the 1980s as Rochester Hills Celebrates 35 Years with VIDEO

Mayor Barnett Celebrates Rochester Hills Success and Outlines Bold Plans for the Future Mayor Bryan K. Barnett delivered his totally awesome 80s themed State of the City Address at Rochester Adams High School taking the audience back to the decade of bold colors, style, and iconic music. By combining musical talent with engaging visuals, Rochester Hills has cemented its reputation in the region for delivering the highest-quality interactive State of the City experience to their … [Read more...]