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Sunday Environmental Series


Join other like minded individuals interested in the environment at the Royal Oak Public Library on select Sundays in September and October.  

  • Sept. 16 Pollinator Habitats: What Can You Do | 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Sept. 23: Water Infrastructure 101 | 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Sept. 30: Rain Gardens:  What and Why? | 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 7: Food Waste Recycling | 2 p.m.

Registration is required, please call 248) 246 3727 or register here.

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Rain Gardens: What &  Why? 

Please join us to learn about residential rain gardens and Royal Oak's new rain garden program Sunday Sept 30 at 2:00p.m. at the public library. The Clinton River Watershed Council presentation will cover the basics of rain gardens as a storm water management technique. Tips on placement, sizing, plant choices, lessons learned, and success stories will be shared. The second part of the event is a tour featuring the newly installed Fourth Street rain gardens between Blair and Connecticut. Royal Oak residential rain garden installation manuals will be available for anyone interested in creating their own rain garden.

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Vets For Pets October 11!

Get your tickets now for the Royal Oak Animal Shelter's Vets For Pets.  Wed Oct 11 at Farina's Banquet Center (2485 Coolidge Hwy in Berkley).  Live music, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, appetizers, desserts and cash bar. 

$20 cash or check available in advance at the shelter or at the door the night of the event.  All proceeds go to the animal shelter to feed, house and provide veterinarian care to shelter pets. 

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Citizens Police Academy

Royal Oak Citizens Police Academy is Now Accepting Applications!


The Royal Oak Citizens Police Academy is an exciting seven-week course that meets once a week on Wednesday evenings at the police station at 6:30 p.m. Classes last for approximately three hours.

The fall session begins Oct. 3, 2018. Open only to residents of Royal Oak, attendees get an insider's look at the internal operations and challenges of the police department. You must be 18 years of age or older to attend the academy. All potential applicants are screened before they are accepted. You will be notified no later than Sept. 30, 2018, if you have been admitted.

Questions regarding the academy should be directed to Lt. Al Carter at albertc@romi.gov.
Apply here: https://seam.ly/2c1IIqNG
 
Downtown Park

What Should Be in the Downtown Park?


Help landscape architects and planners develop the look, feel and programming of a future downtown park for the City of Royal Oak.

We're looking for residents to participate in a visual preference survey workshop. The survey will consist of a series of park images that participants must score according to their preference using a clicker. Your input will be used to make decisions about the future built environment and programming of the downtown park.

There will be four sessions on Oct 6; 10 am, noon, 2 pm and 4 pm.

Space is limited to 100 people per session. This event is FREE! We highly recommend that you RSVP to reserve your spot! Go to https://www.romi.gov/rsvp to register.

 
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Police Department Update


Residents can find the most recent police reports on the city's website at http://romi.gov/963/Press-Releases

Citizens are also encouraged to sign up for crime alerts at crimemapping.com. Crime Mapping's goal is to assist police departments in reducing crime through a better-informed citizenry.


Sign up for public safety alerts from the police using Civic Ready. Click here to subscribe.

 
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 Library Events


There is always something interesting and exciting happening at the Royal Oak Public Library. Go to ropl,org to learn more.


Library hours are: Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (September 10, 2017 through June 10, 2018)

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Work for the City of Royal Oak


Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Royal Oak.
 
To browse through available opportunities go to: romi.gov/jobs

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Join thousands of your neighbors on the city's official Facebook page and get daily posts about the things that matter in our hometown.
Like us today at: https://www.facebook.com/Royal-Oak-MI-City-Hall-157871554266952

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Senior Times Newsletter

The City of Royal Oak offers mature adults opportunities for lifelong education, fitness, nutrition and leisure activities.

Click here for the latest news and information from the Mahany/ Meininger Community Center. 

Mobile App

City Launches Mobile App

The City of Royal Oak has a new mobile app! Find out what's happening, get meeting agendas, discover employment opportunities within the city and more.

Download the app at these locations:

Apple Store 
Google Play Store

Pay Online

Make Convenient Online Payments


Did you know you can make online payments for property taxes and utility bills?


Go to http://romi.gov/868/Online-Payments to learn more.


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