September 2016

2016 Road Project

Monday, October 3, 2016

Highway Maintenance is scheduled to return to the City starting on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 to continue power washing and start repairs. Signage will be posted if residents need to move cars and/or if driveway access will be temporarily restricted.

Huron Farms/Orchard River Hills Roundabout Signage

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

The installation of the yield signs at the roundabouts in Huron Farms/Orchard River Hills will occur the week of October 10, 2016. A majority of the preparation work has been completed. Signage will be placed at the Ryan Drive and Meadowview entrances to alert people to the new traffic control once it has been installed.

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2016 Sidewalk Project

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The 2016 sidewalk project will begin the week of October 3, 2016. Residents in the project areas have been notified via letter. The project includes replacement of lifted sidewalk slabs, intersection ramp upgrades for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the addition of a small section of sidewalk on Alpine.

Hydrant Flushing

Monday, October 10, 2016

Hydrant flushing for fall 2016 is complete.

Voter Registration for November 8, 2016 Election

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The last day to register to vote for the November 8, 2016 election is Tuesday, October 11, 2016. City Staff will be holding two off site voter registration opportunities. The first will be at Walkabout Creek in the main office on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 4 pm to 6 pm. The second will be at Dexter High School in the counseling hallway on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 11 am to 1 pm. Voter registration forms can also be turned in at the City Office located at 8123 Main (2nd floor of the PNC Bank).

Hazardous Material Spill

Friday, September 16, 2016

Earlier today at Alpha Metal Finishing located at 8155 Huron, a 55 gallon drum fell off of the back of a chemical delivery truck, which caused a leak in the drum. The delivery area is located inside of the building. The Dexter Area Fire Department and Washtenaw County Hazmat Team responded to the site. The chemical is in Alpha Metal's chemical containment area, which prevents it from reaching the City stormwater or sewer system. Alpha Metal and two surrounding homes were evacuated as a precaution. The chemical is being cleaned up by the Hazmat Team.

Political Sign Placement

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Please remember that political signs must not be placed in the City right-of-way, which is generally the area between the sidewalk and the curb in front of your home/business.  If you do not have a sidewalk, please keep the sign closer to your home/business than the road. Thank you for your cooperation.

Rail Safety Week

Monday, September 12, 2016

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office will join other Law Enforcement Agencies across Michigan to reduce preventable rail related incidents as Governor Rick Snyder has proclaimed the week of September 11-17th, 2016 Rail Safety Week.  

Click here to read the full media release.

Yellowbook Distribution

Saturday, September 17, 2016

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 Old books can be recycled.

Washtenaw County Sheriff's Educational Series

Sunday, September 18, 2016

In the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) continued effort to build stronger relationships and trust with the community they serve, the WCSO will be hosting a three-part educational series consisting of six different topic areas. 

Session One: September 14th at the Learning Resource Center in Ann Arbor (6-8pm) will discuss
Topic area 1 - Recruitment, Hiring & Promotion and Topic area 2 - New Employee Training/PTO