April 2018

Work in the Right of Way

Friday, April 27, 2018

Please be reminded that before any work is done or materials are temporarily stored in a City right of way, a right of way permit is needed. The width of the right of way varies throughout the City. In the original village area it is a total of 99 feet wide, including the roadway. In the newer neighborhoods, it is generally a total of 60 feet wide including the roadway. In areas with sidewalks, the right of way includes the area between the sidewalk and the curb. In areas without sidewalks, it includes the area from the property line to the road.

Mandatory Outdoor Watering Restrictions/Water Discoloration

Friday, July 13, 2018

Water usage in the City is now exceeding 1 million gallons per day. Typical usage in the winter is between 250,000 and 350,000 gallons per day. It is essential that everyone adheres to the prohibition on watering between 6 am and 10 am and the odd/even restrictions. If you are watering regularly, please check your automatic sprinkler systems to make sure they are set to match your odd/even address and to water earlier or later in the day.

Controlled Burn in Mill Creek Park Rain Gardens

Thursday, April 19, 2018

A controlled burn is scheduled for tomorrow (April 20) in the two Mill Creek Park rain gardens along Jeffords. 

Street Sweeping

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

City streets will be swept on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 and Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Please remove all vehicles from the street by 7 am so that the sweeper can clean the curb line/edge of roadway.

Dancer Road Closure & I-94 Road Work

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

The following is information provided by the Washtenaw County Road Commission:

Starting Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Dancer Road will be closed to all traffic under I-94 near Jackson Road in Lima Township. The road will be closed for approximately two weeks to allow MDOT to complete bridge repairs on I-94.