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Posted on: August 27, 2016

Have a Voice in City Government

Be involved in your hometown in an advisory capacity by volunteering to be a part of a city board, committee or commission.

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

Did you know there's some cheap and even FREE parking in downtown Royal Oak?

Here's a guide to finding a parking space that is just right for you!

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

City Commission Meets Monday

Notice of Public Meeting

On March 10, 2020, Governor Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-04, which declared a state-wide state of emergency due to the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus that had not been previously identified in hu...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Governor Whitmer Signs "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order

CoronaVirus

Effective at 12:01 am on March 24, 2020, for at least the next three weeks, individuals may only leave their home or place of residence under very limited circumstances, and they must adhere to social distancing measures recommended by the Centers for Dis...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

What Businesses Can Do During Outbreak

COVID-19 Info for Businesses

Click here for a list of resources and information for Royal Oak businesses during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.

The city, DDA, and Chamber of Commerce are in constant communication with the economic development leadership at the state and county le...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: March 21, 2020

Emergency Order Closes Playground Equipment

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The Oakland County Health Division today issued emergency orders to close all shopping malls, playground equipment and require all childcare centers to develop and implement a daily screening protocol for children, staff, parents and visitors to reduce th...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: March 5, 2020

Job Openings

We Are Hiring

The City of Royal Oak is a dynamic place to live, work and play. Its central location, multitude of amenities, continued investment in the community and rich cultural and commercial tradition, make Royal Oak a premier community in southeastern Michigan.&a...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Play ball!

Softball

Come out and play in the City of Royal Oak’s Adult Co-ed and Men’s Softball Leagues throughout the spring and summer.
Leagues the week of April of April 27 at Worden Park.
For more information, please contact the recreation department at...
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City Spotlights
Posted on: February 7, 2020

How to Start and Maintain a Neighborhood Association

Neighborhood

The Royal Oak Crime Prevention Council has put together information on the benefits of starting a neighborhood association.

Learn more:

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City Spotlights
Posted on: January 11, 2020

Signup for Weekly eBlast

Weekly Email Blast

The Weekly eBlast is the easiest way to stay up-to-date on the latest news, information and can't-miss events happenings in Royal Oak. We publish every Friday and send directly to your email or cellphone. If you want to increase your knowledge on what is ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Insight Magazine

Fall Insight 2019

The Royal Oak Insight magazine is delivered to Royal Oak residents quarterly and provides activities for you and your family to enjoy.

Read current and past issues online at: https://www.romi.gov/440/Recreation

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City Spotlights
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Outstanding Customer Service Award

Customer Service Award

Help  us recognize employees that have gone above and beyond to provide a  more customer centric culture by nominating them for our Outstanding  Customer Service Award.

The Customer Centric Culture Team (CCCT) will  revi...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

MoGo bike share system announces station locations in Oakland County

mogo

...the nonprofit bike share system says it will add 31 new stations and 140 bikes to central northwest Detroit, as well as Ferndale, Royal Oak, Oak Park, Berkley, and Huntington Woods, according to a news release...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Royal Oak DDA moving to build commercial space in parking deck

Royal Oak’s Downtown Development Authority has hired an architectural firm to create a commercial space on the ground level of the parking deck across from the U.S. post office.

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Live Music Thursdays return for the summer in downtown Royal Oak

Live Music Thursdays return for the summer in downtown Royal Oak

Free live music returns in downtown Royal Oak with the Live Music Thursdays summer concert series, which runs through Aug. 15 in a pop-park on C...
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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Royal Oak to implement on-street handicapped parking

Royal Oak to implement on-street handicapped parking

By: Sarah WojcikRoyal Oak Review | Published July 9, 2019

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ROYAL OAK — There is scanty on-street handicapped parking in Royal Oak.

But that&rsqu...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Which Cities Are Best To Open A Successful Craft Brewery?

When considering the best location to succeed with a new craft brewery, cities in beer-mad Colorado, Washington and Oregon may come to mind. A new study, however, finds an unlikely winner: Somerville, Massachusetts.

Somerville, a city with about 80,000 res...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Governor Whitmer announces SBA loans now available for small businesses impacted by COVID-19

The application for disaster loan assistance is available at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

A Letter from Royal Oak Public Library's Director

Dear patrons and Royal Oak community members:

On March 13, 2020, Royal Oak Public Library made the decision to assist in efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 by closing until further notice. Closing the building was not an easy call to make, but we reali...

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Library News
Posted on: January 1, 2020

2020 Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory

PIN Front Cover

The 2020 Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory provides information on over 50 area facilities. The information in this directory was supplied by the individual agencies. This list does not contain every preschool and child care facility in th...

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Library News
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Where To Go For a Helping Hand 2020

Each year the Royal Oak Public Library compiles a list of places that can provide assistance for the following: temporary day and overnight shelter; groceries; meals; clothing; referrals; transportation; and housing.

Helping Hand 2020 (PDF)

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Library News
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Learn a Language with Pronunciator

With 4000 courses available, Pronunciator gives Royal Oak patrons access to 80 languages. The languages range from Afrikaans to Mongolian to Xhousa (and more in between.) The language courses are available in English as well as many other languages. In ad...

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Library News
Posted on: January 8, 2018

Overdrive

With OverDrive, you can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, and more from your library's digital collection. All you need to get started is an internet connection and a library card.

Get Started Here!

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Posted on: May 5, 2018

Community Centers

Mahany Meininger Community Center

The City of Royal Oak offers two beautiful community centers where mature adults aged 50 and better can enjoy opportunities for lifelong education, fitness, nutrition and leisure activities. Supportive services that promote independence and quality of lif...

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Senior News
Posted on: May 5, 2018

Need a Ride?

Smart Bus

Need a Ride? Service is available: 9:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Call dispatch number at 248-246-3914 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., up to two weeks ahead, to schedule your appointment.

Click here to learn more.

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