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...]

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...]

Mayor Barnett Hosts Annual State of the City Address on April 25

Totally Awesome 80's Party to Rock Rochester Adams School Mayor Bryan K. Barnett will deliver his 13th State of the City address on Thursday, April 25 at Rochester Adams High School. The State of the City Address is an annual must-see event where business leaders, residents, and other government officials come together to hear about the community’s highlights, planned initiatives, and of course, see a few surprises. To celebrate the city’s 35 years, this event will take guests back to the … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Adopts Master Plan

Plan Provides Roadmap for Future Development After a year of collaborative research, study and community engagement, the City of Rochester Hills formally adopted its 2018 Master Plan late last month. The Master Plan is the City’s big-picture, long-range document that will guide policy and decision-making about how land is used for housing, transportation, commerce and recreation over the next 10 to 20 years. “The City of Rochester Hills and its predecessor, Avon Township, have engaged in … [Read more...]

Mayor Barnett Touts City’s Preparation for the Future

Mayor Highlights Major Investments in Quality of Life at Community Outlook Breakfast Celebrating another year of success in Rochester Hills, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett shared some of the city’s national accomplishments during a 30-minute press conference, followed by joining a panel discussion to over 300 community leaders, business owners and local representatives. This annual Community Outlook Breakfast, hosted by the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce, was once again the platform Mayor … [Read more...]

Former U.S. Congressman Bill Broomfield Dies at Age 96

Broomfield Center for Leadership at Rochester Hills Museum Lives On Former Congressman Bill Broomfield passed away on Wednesday evening, February 20, in suburban Washington. A well-known and dedicated public servant, he served in the Michigan State House of Representatives and Senate for seven years and then as a member of the U. S. House of Representatives for 36 years. As Congressman, he held an important role as a ranking member of the Foreign Affairs Committee during the Cold War. He was … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Declares Snow Emergency

Due to the forecasted winter storm, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett has issued a snow emergency for the City of Rochester Hills effective, Monday, January 28, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. until further notice. Due to the snow emergency, there will be no parking on city streets starting at 5:00 p.m. until further notice. All residents are asked to remove their vehicles from all city streets to allow the plows to clear the snow safely and efficiently. Vehicles parked in the roadway could be ticketed or towed … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett Meets with President Trump and Senior Administration Officials

Last week, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett and a bipartisan group of mayors went to the White House to meet with the President, Vice President, and leadership to discuss their economic and workforce development priorities. Barnett is Vice President of the U.S Conference of Mayors (USCM) and was attending the group's 87th Annual Winter Meeting in Washington, He, along with USCM President, Mayor Steve Benjamin from Columbia, SC, led a bi-partisan group of mayors for a meeting at the White House on … [Read more...]

Mayor Barnett Speaks at National AARP Conference

Shares the Future of Mobility and Autonomous Vehicles Last month, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett joined Nancy LeaMond, AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer, in a keynote discussion about the issues that affect the older citizens in our community the most, including mobility, aging in place, changing technology, affordable housing and quality of life. This timely and relevant discussion took place at the 6th Annual Livable … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Set to “Play Ball” October 17

City Partners with Major League Baseball for Fun and Free Event With baseball playoffs captivating the nation, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett has partnered with the Rochester Avon Recreation Authority (RARA) and Major League Baseball to host the Night Under the Lights event. Night Under the Lights has been scheduled for October 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Earl E. Borden Park in Rochester Hills. At this event, boys and girls ages 8-14 will have a fun opportunity to grab their mitts and participate in a … [Read more...]