June 2017

Closure of Baker Road on Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The Washtenaw County Road Commission will be closing Baker Road from Shield to Marshall on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 to chip seal the roadway. The closure is expected to last until 3 pm. The schedule is weather dependent.

The full text of the notice from the Road Commission is below.

On Wednesday, July 5, 2017, the Washtenaw County Road Commission will close Baker Road between Marshall Rd and the Shield Road to complete chip seal operations.

Hudson Street Project

Friday, July 7, 2017

Work is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 to reconstruct Hudson Street between Forest and Baker. During the construction, Hudson will be closed to thru traffic from Baker to Ann Arbor Street. Forest and Grand will also be closed at the Hudson intersection.

Meadowview/Dexter Ann Arbor Traffic Signal

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Work is starting today on an upgrade to the Meadowview/Dexter Ann Arbor traffic signal. New, more reliable, vehicle detection equipment will be installed and the technology is being upgraded so that multiple light timings will be possible based on time of day and/or the number of cars present. While the new detection equipment is being installed in the roadway, intermittent lane closures will be necessary. Please proceed cautiously through this area.

Water Quality Report

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Our annual water quality report describing the source and quality of your drinking water is available at http://dextermi.gov/sites/dextermi.gov/files/client_files/documents/water_quality_report_2016.pdf

To receive a paper copy in the mail, please contact the Utility Department at 734-426-4572.

Citizens Police Academy

Thursday, June 1, 2017

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.

Fireworks Reminders

Friday, June 30, 2017

With the Fourth of July approaching, we want to remind everyone that the use of fireworks in the City is prohibited by City Ordinance. State law however, requires that fireworks be permitted on the day before, the day of and the day following a national holiday. On these three days, State law permits fireworks to be used from 8 am to 1 am.   

State law does allow the City to regulate certain activities including the following:

Summer Help Position

Monday, June 12, 2017

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).

Dexter Community Schools Public Forums

Monday, June 5, 2017

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.

Crack Seal Project

Monday, June 5, 2017

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.

Washtenaw County Road Commission Projects

Friday, June 2, 2017

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