Hydrant flushing for spring/summer 2017 is complete.
The City is seeking applications for temporary summer help. This position is in the Department of Public Works and will assist with mowing lawns as well as general maintenance. Work hours for this position are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from June through August/September (depending on availability). An application can be downloaded at http://dextermi.gov/sites/dextermi.gov/files/client_files/forms/employment_application_3.pdf
The Parks & Recreation Commission is seeking one new member. The Parks & Recreation Commission meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm and is a 7 member commission that is responsible for making recommendations to City Council on the planning and development of City parks.
The Tree Board is seeking one new member. The Tree Board assists in the development of a comprehensive tree management plan for the City of Dexter Michigan, including planning, tree planting, and maintenance programs for all public trees. The Board meets on an as needed basis.
The Arts, Culture & Heritage Committee is seeking one new member. The Committee meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. and is a 11 member group that advises City Council on the development of arts, culture and heritage; promotes and publicizes projects that support arts, culture and heritage; serves as advocates for arts, culture, and heritage and encourages networking and collaborations of the arts, culture, and heritage of the City of Dexter.
The Planning Commission is seeking one new member. The Planning Commission meets the first Monday of each month at 7:00 pm and is a 9 member commission of City residents that is responsible for the creation and adoption of a master plan, which is a long range plan for the physical development of the City of Dexter. The plan is reviewed and or revised every 5 years. The Commission is also responsible for holding required public hearings on changes to the zoning ordinance and recommending the boundaries of zoning districts. The Commission also reviews site plans and annually reviews the Capital Improvements Plan which is a program to evaluate, prioritize and structure the financing of public improvement projects.
The Zoning Board of Appeals is seeking two new members to serve as alternates on the Board. The ZBA meets as needed on the third Monday of the month at 7:00 pm to decide on requests for variances from the Zoning Ordinance.
Applicants for all positions, with the exception of the Arts, Culture & Heritage Committee, must be City of Dexter residents.
To apply for a position please complete and return an application which can be found here - http://dextermi.gov/boards-commissions-committees
For more information on any of the positions please contact the City Office at 734-426-8303.
Crack seal work will be completed in West Ridge, Huron Farms and Dexter Crossing over the next few weeks. This work is not expected to have a significant impact on residents or commuting traffic. Please proceed carefully through work zones.
Dexter Community Schools will be holding three public forums on the millage request that will be on the August 8, 2017 ballot. The meetings will be on June 12, July 17 and July 31, and will be held in the Creekside Cafeteria (2615 Baker) at 7 pm.
The Road Commission is scheduled to complete the following chip seal projects in the Dexter area next week (weather dependent):
Dexter Pinckney from North Territorial to Sarah Dr on June 5, 2017
Dexter Townhall from North Territorial to Island Lake on June 6, 2017
Island Lake from Lima Center to Dexter-Pinckney on June 7, 2017
Baker Road from Dexter City Limits to I-94 on June 8, 2017
Jackson Ave from Parker to 0.3 miles west of Baker on June 8, 2017
The Road Commission has indicated that the roads will not be closed; however lane restrictions and flagging will be necessary. For more information on these projects please visit - http://www.wcroads.org/road-work-construction/projects/
If you are interested in attending the Fall 2017 WCSO Citizens Police Academy please visit http://www.ewashtenaw.org/government/sheriff/community/citizens-police-academy. The website provides the application and release forms which should be returned to Deputy Wion at email@example.com or faxed to 734-794-2128 by July 27, 2017. All forms must have an actual signature (email signatures and font signatures are not accepted).
The Citizens Police Academy is designed to give you a behind the scenes, in-depth look into the everyday happenings of the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office. Their goal is to make this course an informative and enjoyable experience for everyone involved. It's their opportunity to share what they do and how they do it. You'll meet command staff, learn how traffic stops are made, take a tour of the jail, meet our K-9 and Mounted members, learn how to process a crime scene, make an arrest, and much more.
September 7th to November 16, 2017
Dinner served: 5:30pm
Class begins: 6:00pm
County Service Center on Hogback Rd.
Jury Assembly Room
2201 Hogback Rd.
Age: Must be at least 18 years old, unless part of the Washtenaw County Sheriff Office Explorer Program
Meet the Sheriff
What is Community Engagement
Community Outreach Program
Juvenile Detention Center
Tour Metro Dispatch
Traffic Crash Reconstruction
Firearms Training Simulator (FATS)
Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT)
Marine/Underwater Search and Recovery Team (DIVE)
Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT)
Crime Scene Investigations
The City will be conducting a traffic count during peak traffic periods on Thursday, June 1, 2017. Those conducting the count of car turning movements will be located at the Main/Broad, Main/Central and Main/Baker intersections.
To the qualified electors of the City of Dexter, Washtenaw County, Michigan:
In accordance with City Charter Section 4.10, notice is hereby given that the filing deadline for candidates to be included on the November 7, 2017 General Election Ballot is July 25, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. The following offices will be included on the ballot:
ONE (1) MAYOR
THREE (3) CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS
The qualifications for these offices are as follows:
(1) A candidate must be a registered elector residing within the boundaries of the City of Dexter for a minimum of one year prior to the date of the Election; and
(2) Submit an Affidavit of Identity and City/Township Nonpartisan Nominating Petition bearing the signatures of a minimum of 15 (maximum of 30) qualified electors residing within the boundaries of the City of Dexter.
All petitions and forms may be obtained at the City of Dexter Offices – 8123 Main St., 2nd Floor, Dexter, MI 48130. For more information, please contact the Dexter City Clerk at (734) 580-2234.
The City would like to encourage Dexter High School seniors to register to vote before leaving for college. If the student will need an absentee ballot for future elections, he or she must register to vote in person at a City/Township Office or at the Secretary of State. If the student registers by mail, he or she will not be eligible to vote absentee at their first election. For more information, please contact Justin Breyer at 734-580-2234 or firstname.lastname@example.org.