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Posted on: September 19, 2019

National Register to Vote Day is Sept. 24

Nat Reg to Vote

If you’ve moved, even if just across town, you need to update your voter registration to be sure you are #VoteReady! #NationalVoterRegistrationDay 

On September 24, 2019, Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day with a massive 50-s...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: September 19, 2019

Woodward Gets Makeover

Trees on Woodward

The City of Royal Oak is working to beautify the Woodward Avenue Corridor throughout the city.  Thanks to a matching grant from the Michigan Department of Transportation, the city was able to plant 57 new trees in the median between Normandy Road...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: September 15, 2019

T-Shirt Fundraiser Benefits Library

Royal Oak pROud (2)

The Royal Oak 'pROud' T-shirts were so popular, we decided to 'book' another run. This time the money raised will go to the Royal Oak Public Library.

Buy as many as you wish. It's OK to 'over-due' it. (Library humor.)

The unisex style is great for men, wome...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Can't Adopt an Animal?

Cage Sponsor

Can't adopt an animal?   Sponsor an enclosure instead!

By sponsoring your very own enclosure, you're providing daily meals, yummy treats, a comfy bed, and so much more to the adoptable pet residing inside while they wait patiently for their foreve...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: September 7, 2019

Winning the War on Rats!

War on Rats

There is no magic to rodent prevention and control. Residents can win the war against rodents by using a variety of common sense techniques.

HOW TO DISCOURAGE RATS FROM YOUR PROPERTY:

  • Use rodent-proof garbage cans with tight fitting lids to eliminate food s...
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City Spotlights
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Parking for All

Free HC Parking Graphic

Parking for disabled persons is now free in many areas in Downtown Royal Oak through February 2020.

The free parking is being offered at nearly two dozen recently added on-street handicap spots and all surface lots. (Normal parking rates apply at all city-...

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City Spotlights
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: August 15, 2019

2019 Citizens Police Academy

Citizens Police Academy

The Royal Oak Police Department is accepting applications for the 2019 Citizens Police Academy.

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 l...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Marijuana Survey Results

marijuana meme

Lansing-based Cobalt Community Research conducted a survey of Royal Oak voters to better understand community preferences and concerns regarding adult-use marijuana businesses.

Information gathered by Cobalt is found in the following documents:

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City Spotlights
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Royal Oak Named Tree City USA

Oak Tree Image

Congratulations to us! Royal Oak was named a 2018 Tree City USA by the Arbor Foundation in honor of our commitment to effective urban forest management.

Last year, using funds from the community development block grant program, 688 trees were purchased and...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Lockboxes Save Time & Money

Lockbox

When a person living alone calls 911 and is unable to open the door, firefighters must break through a door or a window causing costly damage to the person's home and wasting valuable time.

The Royal Oak Fire Department’s residential lockbox program is des...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: December 14, 2018

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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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