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Construction Around Town

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The city realizes construction projects are an inconvenience. Every effort is made to expedite work and minimize traffic conflicts and access to the various properties abutting construction projects.

Should you have any construction questions, you can always call the City of Royal Oak Engineering Division at 248-246-3260.  If a problem occurs after normal working hours, please contact the City Police Department at 248-246-3500.

For information about construction projects around town click here.

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Court to Close Early on Sept. 2

The 44th District Court will be closed beginning at noon on Sept. 2. It will reopen Sept. 6, after the Labor Day holiday.

All matters with a filing deadline of Sept. 2 will be extended to Sept. 6.

Why Does My Street Flood When It Rains?

Here are five things you should know about temporary ponding on residential streets after it rains.

1: City sewers...

Aug. 2 Election Results

Election results from the Aug. 2 primary are available from the Oakland County Elections Division website.  For any questions regarding the election please contact the Royal Oak City Clerk's Office at 248-246-3000.

Why Is My Water Cloudy?

With several water main projects being constructed around the city, here are five things to know about brown/cloudy water:

1. Water can appear cloudy and/or rusty whenever there is a large draw of water from the water main. This can occur when water valves are opened and closed, when there are water main breaks, and when hydrants are flushed or used by the Fire Department.

2. Naturally occurring mineral deposits that accumulate within the water main get stirred up and become suspended particles, thus...

Summer Concert Series Returns to Center Street

The Royal Oak Commission for the Arts summer concert series, sponsored by Genisys Credit Union, returns to a 'pop-up park' on Center Street beginning on July 14.

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2016 Community Development/Engineering Projects Map

2016 Projects MapThe Royal Oak Engineering Division released its 2016 projects maps, which includes the locations of road construction improvements, water main improvements, streetscape improvements, sidewalk improvements and more for this year.

Click on the map to enlarge or go to http://romi.gov/webfm_send/4550 to download a PDF.

 

Have a Voice in City Government

Be involved in your hometown in an advisory capacity by volunteering to be a part of a city board, committee or commission.

An informational list of boards and committees within the city and a current list of vacancies is posted on the city's website at: http://romi.gov/departments/city-clerk/boards-committees

Indicate your interest to serve by filling out an application. You can download the form at:http://romi.gov/webfm_send/3611

Students are encouraged to participate, too! The student application can be found at:http://romi.gov/webfm_send/2967

Be involved! Fill out an application today.

Royal Oak Now Accepting Online Payments

You can now make online payments for property taxes and utility bills. Go to www.romi.gov/online-payments to learn more.

 

Pay Online

 


Upcoming Events

Mushroom Walk

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Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 10:00am

“Mushroom Walk” is scheduled for Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at Tenhave Woods beginning at 10:00 am.  Park at the Marais/Lexington lot & meet at the park entrance.  Mary Fredricks, a member and botanist/mycologist of the Royal Oak Nature Society, will lead the walk.  Anyone with an interest in learning more about mushrooms and other fungi of the urban woods is welcome.Read more »

Ford Arts, Beats & Eats

Event - Date & Time: 
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 11:00am - 11:00pm

Mark your calendars for Labor Day Weekend, Friday through Monday, September 2 - September 5 for fine art, fabulous music, great tasting food and lots of family fun!  Please visit the Arts, Beats and Eats website for events details.
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Smart Growth America Presentation

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 7:00pm

Royal Oak won a grant from Smart Growth America to conduct a land use code audit.  The results of the audit will be presented on October 4th, and city staff and community stakeholders will work with SGA during a workshop on October 5th to discuss implementation of their recommendations.

Smart Growth America Worshop

Event - Date & Time: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Royal Oak won a grant from Smart Growth America to conduct a land use code audit.  The results of the audit will be presented on October 4th, and city staff and community stakeholders will work with SGA during a workshop on October 5th to discuss implementation of their recommendations.

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