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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Siren Maintenance Being Performed

Please be advised that maintenance will be conducted on the outdoor warning siren system September 19-20, 2019. During this time there is a chance you may briefly hear the sirens activate. If there is inclement weather this work will be postponed.

Rochester News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

2019 Brooksie Way Half Marathon


The 12th annual Brooksie Way Half Marathon will be run this weekend through the City of Rochester and Rochester Hills.

The race begins Sunday September 22nd at 8 am. The half marathon starts and ends at Oakland University. The race is an opportunity for well over 4,000 runners to experience the streets, trails and hospitality that the City of Rochester has to offer. The f...

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Rochester News
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Municipal Park Path Paving

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Pathways in the Municipal Park will be repaved during the next two weeks, beginning Monday, Sept.16th. Access to the paths near the tennis courts towards the skating shelter will be restricted [see map].

Enlarged Map Rochester News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Parks and Recreation Master Plan

Parks and Rec 2019-2023 Master Plan

The City's 2019-2023 Parks and Recreation Master Plan has been published for review. A copy can be found at the link below. A hard copy will also be available for review at City Hall and the Rochester Hills Public Library.

Please provide comments to Jane Dixon at or 248 733-3700. 

Parks and Recreation Master Plan Rochester News
Posted on: August 23, 2019

New City Phone Numbers


The City has updated to a digital phone service and some of our numbers have been changed. The following numbers have been updated:

City Hall: 248 733-3700
Fire Dept.: 248 841-1439
City Hall Fax: 248 963-2105
Fire Dept. Fax: 248 963-2105

Rochester News
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Seasonal Part Time DPW Positions Available

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The City of Rochester (EOE) is actively seeking applicants for 2 general laborer field positions in its Dept. of Public Works. Pay is $10-15/hr. depending on experience.

Interested candidates click here for application and more info.

Rochester News
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Livernois Road Closure in Rochester Hills

Road Work

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Rochester Hills, expects to begin reconstruction on Livernois Road, from Avon Road to Walton Road, on June 17.

During reconstruction, Livernois Road will close to southbound traffic, but remain open for northbound traffic. The detour for southbound traffic will be Tienken Road to Adams Road to Avon Road, back to Livernois. Access will be maintained to all business...

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Rochester News