District Court Hours
THE 44TH DISTRICT COURT WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC ON MAY 28 BETWEEN 11:30 A.M. AND 1:30 PM FOR A STAFF MEETING. PAYMENTS CAN BE PUT IN THE DROP BOX LOCATED BY THE FRONT DOOR.
Royal Oak Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Community Smart Park
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation and the City of Royal Oak today announced a new crowdfunding campaign through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity. The campaign will support the construction of an environmentally-friendly ‘smart’ park on Center Street in downtown Royal Oak.
If the Royal Oak Smart Park attains its crowdfunding goal of $60,000 by June 16, MEDC will provide a $60,000 matching grant. For project details and to donate, please visit: www.rosmartpark.com.
“The Royal Oak Smart Park really exemplifies what Public Spaces Community Places is all about—the community banding together to transform an underutilized plaza into an unique and engaging destination,” said MEDC Community Development Director Katharine...
Police Catch Marriage Proposal On Tape
Two years later to the day, he asked the ROPD for help with his marriage proposal to that very same young woman.
Royal Oak police were happy to accommodate him.
2014 Annual Police Report: Crime in Royal Oak at All Time Low
A 4.3 percent reduction in serious crimes is one of many accomplishments outlined in the 2014 Royal Oak Police Department Annual Report.
Part A Crimes, which involve force or threat of force, such as assault, forcible and non-forcible sex offenses and burglary, have dropped more than 25 percent in the last four years.
"Royal Oak had fewer home invasions, fewer vehicles stolen and fewer assaults than at any other time on record," said Chief Corrigan O'Donohue. "We had 10 robberies in 2014, which is up one from our all time low in 2011."
The 47-page report includes a variety of crime statistics, operational data, photos and videos, including K-9 Ryker in action.
Royal Oak Implements Plan for Road Millage Funds
Less than six months after voters approved a 10-year 2.5 mill road tax, the Royal Oak Community Development Department will begin a series of projects this spring to be financed by the millage.
Moving forward, roughly $5 million of millage funds will be spent throughout the city this year as part of an overall plan to maintain, repair and reconstruct local streets, roadways and right-of-ways.
The following is a list projects the engineering division has scheduled for the 2015 construction season:
Millage Concrete Street Repair Projects
Total estimated cost: $1.26 million
- Amelia St. from N. Main St. to Bellevue Ave.
- Bauman Ave. from Rochester Rd. to Campbell Rd.
- Donald Ave. from Rochester Rd. to Campbell Rd.
- E. Sunnybrook Dr. from N. Alexander Ave. to N. Blair Ave.
- E. Windemere Ave. from N. Alexander Ave. to Campbell Rd.
- Englewood Ave. from N. Main St. to Rochester Rd....
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