Per a recent judicial decision, the ballot for the November 6, 2018 election will not have a straight party voting option. To view a copy of the sample ballot, please visit - http://www.michigan.gov/vote
Last Day to Register to Vote
Please call the Utility Department's on-call number - 734-368-5212 - immediately if you see anyone besides the City of Dexter (in a marked red vehicle) or the Dexter Area Fire Department using a City fire hydrant. It is against City Ordinance to use a fire hydrant without City permission. Contractors who need water for projects can contact the Utility Department at 734-426-4572 to make arrangements to purchase water.
The City will be performing preventative maintenance on several areas of the sewer system the week of September 17, 2018. The sewer mains will be cleaned with a vactor truck, which puts high pressure water through the main. The areas that will be cleaned are as follows:
Dexter Crossing - Cambridge, Carrington, Lexington, Kingsley, Bristol, Preston, South Downs
If you have any questions about the work, please contact the Utility Department at 734-426-4572.
Asphalt repairs will be made to Dan Hoey starting the week of September 17, 2018. The repairs are scheduled for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The final layer of asphalt is scheduled to be put down on Saturday, September 29, 2018.
Continuing the week of September 24, 2018 City Utility Department staff will be flushing hydrants throughout the City. The schedule for week two of the flushing is as follows:
Dexter Crossing, Huron Farms, Dexter Community Schools
Currently there are several active private construction sites in the City of Dexter. These sites are private property. Please do not enter these sites without the permission of the property owner. Trespassing on and/or removing anything from a private construction site is illegal.
Yellowbook phone books will be distributed in Dexter during the month of November. If you would like to opt out of receiving a book please visit http://www.yellowpagesoptout.com. Yellowbooks can be recycled.
On Friday, September 7, 2018, at 7:00 PM, the Contractor for the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will complete the pavement markings on Baker Road between Shield Road and Grand Street in Scio Township and the City of Dexter.
The work will be completed under flag control with portions of the road closed. Motorists, emergency services and others are advised to use an alternate route.
City contractor JV Contracting is scheduled to begin applying pavement markings throughout the City starting the week of September 10, 2018. This work will not require road closures, however some lanes may be closed while the paint dries. Please proceed carefully through work zones.
It has been in the news recently that the State of Michigan is testing all drinking water systems for chemical substances known as PFAS/PFOS/PFOA. The City of Dexter received our results today (September 6, 2018) and we are pleased to report that these chemicals were not detected in our drinking water. Samples were taken of the water coming from the Ryan Drive wellfield and the well near Dexter High School.