At the November 12, 2018 City Council meeting, Scott Bell was appointed by Council to fill the term that was vacated by Ray Tell. Council Member Bell's term expires in November 2020. The City would like to thank all 13 candidates who applied to fill the vacancy.
Monday, November 5, 2018 until 4 pm is the final opportunity to receive an absentee ballot. The ballot must be requested in-person and voted at the City Office. It is against State of Michigan election law for the Clerk to give an absentee ballot over the counter to someone other than the person whose name is on the ballot.
If you would like to check to see if your absentee ballot has been received by our office please visit - http://www.michigan.gov/vote. For election related questions, please contact City Clerk Justin Breyer at 734-580-2234 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Polls will be open on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 7 am to 8 pm. Precincts 1 & 3 are located at Dexter Senior Center (7720 Ann Arbor St); Precinct 2 is located at St. Andrew's Church (7610 Ann Arbor St). To view a copy of your sample ballot and confirm your precinct location please visit - http://www.michigan.gov/vote.
Due to the length of the ballot, we suggest that voters review the sample ballot prior to visiting the polls. Voters can also bring a marked up copy of the sample ballot to use when filling out the official ballot in the voting booth.
Crack seal work in Huron Farms/Orchard River Hills will continue on Saturday, November 3, 2018. The contractor has approximately one half day left of work to finish in this area. This work is not expected to have a significant impact on residents or commuting traffic. Please proceed carefully through work zones.
In preparation for the 2019 Central Street road reconstruction project, DTE will be locating their gas mains in the following areas: Central between Monument Park and Third Street, Fifth between Broad and Central and Fourth between Central and Dover. Work is expected to start October 29, 2018 and will require DTE to dig small holes in certain areas to determine the exact location and depth of their gas mains. This work will occur in the road right of way. In some cases, this may require temporarily closures of lanes with flag control. Please proceed with caution through construction zones.
The final paving of the parking lane on Grand Street between Baker and Broad is scheduled to be completed on October 23, 2018.
Dexter Community Schools is conducting traffic and pedestrian counts on Dan Hoey between Baker and Ann Arbor Street and on Baker between Dan Hoey and Hudson. The counts are done with cameras that are mounted to sign posts. The data collection is expected to be completed by October 15, 2018.
The contractor for the 2018 sidewalk project will be back in the community tomorrow (Thursday, October 11, 2018) to make some necessary repairs to the intersection ramps listed below. Please proceed with caution through project areas.
Jeffords Road from the alley (behind the PNC/Hackney Hardware) to the corner of Forest and Broad will be closed starting October 11, 2018. The road is expected to remain closed until November 8, 2018. The roadway will be open on Sundays during the closure. The alley (behind the PNC/Hackney) will remain open.
Hydrant flushing for Fall 2018 will be completed by the end of the day today (Friday, October 12, 2018).
The Dan Hoey/Bishop Circle paving has been rescheduled for tomorrow - Tuesday, October 9, 2018 (weather dependent). The paving will be done on half the intersection at a time so that two way traffic can be maintained with flagging.