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...]

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...]

Mayor Barnett and Mayor Duggan Host Michigan Mayors Meeting

Michigan’s Mayors Come Together in Detroit Mayors from many of Michigan’s cities came together on Wednesday with Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan and leadership from the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) to discuss common issues, challenges, and successes. The USCM is the official non-partisan organization of cities. The Conference’s executives were in Detroit to meet with the group. Mayor Mike Duggan, Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, Westland Mayor Bill Wild, … [Read more...]

Paddlepalooza 2018

Collaborating Cities Invite Kayakers and Canoeists to Participate in Friendly Competition Set for Saturday, June 2 The City of Auburn Hills announces that it is once again partnering with the City of Rochester Hills on Paddlepalooza 2018, an annual canoe/kayak race and adventure river paddle down the Clinton River on Saturday, June 2. Participants will launch their watercraft starting at 8:30 a.m. with the men’s and women’s kayak race, followed at 8:45 a.m. by the two-person canoe … [Read more...]

Annual Community Outlook Breakfast is February 23

Rochester Regional Chamber Hosts Local Leaders for Community Update at Annual Breakfast Event The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce will be hosting local leaders at the annual Community Outlook Breakfast. The breakfast will be held on Friday, February 23 at the Royal Park Hotel. Preceding the breakfast, there will be a press conference at 8:00 am in the Royal Park’s Conservatory. The Community Outlook Breakfast is an opportunity for Chamber members and local residents to gain … [Read more...]

The Strand Theatre in Downtown Pontiac Hosted L. Brooks Patterson’s 2018 State of the County

Highlights and Rochester Area Mentions Oakland County’s economic strength was front and center in L. Brooks Patterson’s 2018 State of the County speech Wednesday night at the Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts in downtown Pontiac. Patterson began the speech announcing record investment in the county this past year. "Well, let’s talk about a record number, $1.2 billion – that’s "B" as in Brooks. That’s the amount 62 companies invested in Oakland County in 2017, setting a … [Read more...]

Major County Investment Secured for Rochester Hills Roads

Commissioners Kochenderfer, Tietz Team Up to Secure Major County Investment in Rochester Hills Road Repairs  On Thursday, May 25, 2017, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed resolutions sponsored by Commissioners Adam Kochenderfer and Doug Tietz securing a total of $247,492 in matching funding for local road projects in the City of Rochester Hills. These contributions will assist in the completion two projects - the resurfacing of South Boulevard and the City’s 2017 … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Barnett Exceeds Expectations

As a long-term member of our community, I am writing to share my strong support for Bryan Barnett in the upcoming mayoral election. I have known Mayor Barnett for many years and have watched him work tirelessly for the good of our city. I can honestly say Mayor Barnett has exceeded our expectations as to what city government is able to achieve. I believe the Mayor’s unprecedented success is due to his strong moral and personal character. His relentless commitment to excellence and dedication … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Rochester Hills Election

As a parent in Rochester Hills, I respect the fact that Mayor Barnett, and his family, are active members in our community. I have come across the mayor and his family at many community events, even when he is not performing “mayor duties.” This shows that the mayor and his family truly love and care about our city, which is exactly the type of person I want leading our Rochester Hills! I also, greatly respect the fact that his children attend Rochester Community Schools. This proves that he is … [Read more...]

Letter to the Editor: Business Community Supports Bryan Barnett

To the editor: My husband Ravi and I are the owners and operators of both Tim Hortons locations in Rochester Hills. Over the last two years we have gotten to know Mayor Barnett and have been wonderfully impressed. He has supported our growing business and has proven to genuinely care about our operations. We are proud to do business in the Safest City in Michigan and Ravi and I look forward to writing in Bryan Barnett to keep this good thing going! Anita and Ravi Saini … [Read more...]