Public Notices

Public Notices

 

The City Clerk's Office is in dire need of poll workers for the 2020 March Presidential Primary, the August 2020 State/County Primary Election and the 2020 Presidential Election.  You may work an 8 hour shift or the full day.  The hourly wage is $9.65 per hour and a paid training is required.  You must be at least 16 years of age.   Chairman and Co-chairman positions at increased rates are also available.  Please download the Election Inspector application at this link, come in to the Clerk's office or call (734) 281-4241 if you have questions.  You do not have to be a Riverview resident.  If you are 18 years or older, you do need to be a registered voter in any community in the State of Michigan.

SECRETARY OF STATE MOBILE OFFICE WILL BE AT CITY HALL
MONDAY, OCTOBER 14 AND TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15
FROM 12 NOON TO 6 PM.
Renew up to six (6) months in advance
No forms required before hand

  • Renew Driver's licneses and ID cards
  • Obtain license plates and tabs
  • Title and register vehicles and watercraft
  • Register to vote and change your address
  • Pay with MasterCard, VISA or Discover
  • For Out of Country driver's license (Canada) your birth certificate is required.




CITY OF RIVERVIEW
NOTICE OF CLOSE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE
NOVEMBER 5, 2019 CITY GENERAL ELECTION

To the Qualified Electors of the City of Riverview, Wayne County:

Please take Notice that any qualified elector of Riverview who is not already registered, may register to vote at the office of the City Clerk; the office of the County Clerk; a Secretary of State branch office, or other designated state agency. Registration forms can be obtained at mi.gov/vote and mailed to the City Clerk. Voters who are already registered may update their registration at www.expressSOS.com. The last day to register in any manner other than in-person with the local clerk is Monday, October 21, 2019.  After this date, anyone who qualifies as an elector may register to vote in person with proof of residency (MCL 168.492) at the City Clerk’s office, located at 14100 Civic Park Drive, Riverview, Michigan, 48193, at the following times:

  • Regular business hours: Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  
  • Election Day, Tuesday, November 5, 2019, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the City of Riverview will be voting on the following contests and charter amendment proposal:

Mayor – Four Year Term One (1) to be elected
Councilmembers – Four Year Term - Three (3) to be elected 

                                                          PROPOSED CHARTER QUESTION
Shall Section 7.4 of the Riverview City Charter, entitled “Publication and Recording of Ordinances” and Section 19.4 entitled “Definition of Publication” be amended to permit, as an alternative to newspaper publication, the posting and publishing of locally required notices and ordinances, on the City’s official internet website, along with paper copies to be posted in two public buildings; or on the public access stations of the cable and satellite providers operating in the City,” together with paper copies to be posted in two public buildings?

A sample ballot may be viewed at cityofriverview.com when available.  Persons with special needs as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the clerk’s office.

                                                  Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk

 


CITY OF RIVERVIEW
NOTICE OF ABSENT VOTER
APPLICATION/BALLOT
NOVEMBER 5, 2019 CITY GENERAL ELECTION

Notice is hereby given that applications for Absent Voter Ballots for the City General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, will be received in the office of the City Clerk from 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday. 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN the Mayor (1) and Council (3) and Charter Amendment Proposal regarding Publications contests will be on the ballot. 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the deadline of 5 PM Friday, November 1, 2019, for acceptance of absentee ballot applications to be voted outside the Clerk's Office in accordance with Sec. l68.750 of the Michigan Compiled Laws of l948 as amended. 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the Clerk's office will be open Saturday, November 2, 2019, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM to vote absentee and to mail spoiled ballot requests by 2:00 PM.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the deadline for applications for absentee ballots to be voted in person at the Clerk's office in accordance with Sec. 168.76l of the Michigan Compiled Laws is 4:00 PM on November 4, 2019. 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that voters may register to vote up to 8 PM on election day and vote an absentee ballot or vote at your precinct if time permits.  

EMERGENCY ABSENT VOTER APPLICATIONS will be issued to any registered elector prior to 4:00 PM on election day if he/she shall become physically disabled, or absent from the City because of sickness or death in the family which has occurred at a time making it impossible to apply for absent voter ballots by the statutory deadline.  

Contact the Clerk’s Office at (734) 281-4240 to receive an Absentee Voter Application and request to be placed on the Absentee Voter List to receive an application before each election.

                                                                          Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk


CITY OF RIVERVIEW
COUNTY OF WAYNE, STATE OF MICHIGAN
NOTICE OF CITY GENERAL ELECTION
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2019 

TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF RIVERVIEW:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a City General Election will be held in the City of Riverview, Wayne County, Michigan, on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, between the hours of 7:00 AM and 8:00 PM prevailing Eastern Time to elect the following:

Mayor – Four Year Term One (1) to be elected
Councilmember – Four Year Term - Three (3) to be elected 

                                                             Charter Amendment Proposal
Shall Section 7.4 of the Riverview City Charter, entitled “Publication and Recording of Ordinances” and Section 19.4 entitled “Definition of Publication” be amended to permit, as an alternative to newspaper publication, the posting and publishing of locally required notices and ordinances, on the City’s official internet website, along with paper copies to be posted in two public buildings; or on the public access stations of the cable and satellite providers operating in the City,” together with paper copies to be posted in two public buildings?

All persons voting in this election must provide appropriate photo identification or complete an affidavit in order to vote.  Any person voting in this election must be:  a citizen of the United States of America, over eighteen years of age, and a registered elector of the City of Riverview. 

Further, the New Voting Precincts will be held in the following locations:
Precinct  l -  RiverviewHigh School, 12431 Longsdorf (Quarry Road Entrance)
Precinct  2 -  RiverviewCity Hall, 14100 Civic Park Drive (Gym Entrance)
Precinct  3 -  SeitzMiddle School,  l7800 Kennebec (North Entrance – Auditorium) 
Precinct  4 -  ForestElementary School,  l9400 Hampton

All electors who are registered with the city clerk in which they reside are eligible to vote at this election.

Sample ballots can be found at www.mi.gov/vote. To comply with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), voting instructions will be available in audio format and in Braille. Arrangements for obtaining the instructions in these alternative formats can be made by contacting the city clerk in advance of the election. All polling locations are accessible for voters with disabilities. 

This public notice is given in accordance with Section 168.653(a) of the Michigan Election Law as amended.

                                                                   Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk


 CITY OF RIVERVIEW ELECTION NOTICE
 PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST 

Notice is hereby given that a Public Accuracy Test will be conducted for the purpose of certifying the program and scanning devices used to process voter ballots for the City   General Election to be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, in the City of Riverview, Wayne County, Michigan.  Said Test is open to the public and any concerned parties may witness the test on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at 3:00 PM at City of Riverview Municipal Building, City Services Conference Room, 14100 Civic Park Drive, Riverview, Michigan. 48193.

                            Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk


2018 PROPERTY TAX RATES FOR WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITIES

Please review the property tax rates of downriver communities and find that Riverview is among the lowest.


   CITY OF RIVERVIEW

NOTICE OF DELINQUENT BILLS
ALL DELINQUENT WATER BILLS
ALL DELINQUENT WEED CUTTING BILLS
ALL DELINQUENT ENVIRONMENTAL SURCHARGE BILLS

Must be paid in full on or before APRIL 15, 2019, or be placed on the 2019 City Tax Roll as a Lien against the property along with a 20% Administration Fee.   Payments are accepted at City Hall, 14100 Civic Park Drive, during normal business hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  You may also use the payment drop box located in the Police Department Lobby; available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Pay tax or water bills online with credit card (includes 3% convenience fee with $2 minimum).

                                                       Robert McMahon, Finance/Purchasing Director


CITY OF RIVERVIEW
NOXIOUS GRASS AND WEEDS NOTICE

To any owner of lands situated within the City of Riverview, County of Wayne, and the State of Michigan:  Notice is hereby given that all noxious weeds, as defined by City Ordinance Section 74-131, growing and all dead grass and weeds over 8” for developed properties and 10” for vacant properties on any land within the City of Riverview, must be cut down, destroyed and removed, when and as frequently as growth exceeds maximum height, during the period of April 1 through November 15 of any calendar year, to prevent such weeds from reaching a situation detrimental to the public health and welfare.

Failure to comply with this notice, shall make any party so failing liable for the costs of cutting, destroying and removing said noxious weeds and dead grass and brush by said City; said cost to be levied and collected against said lands in the same manner as prescribed by the City Charter and City Code (Code 2003, SS 74-136, 74-137).

                                                                                                      Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk


 

LIBRARY COMMISSION SEEKING APPLICATIONS

Requirements are that you are a registered voter/resident for at least one year before applying.
Please submit your application to the City Clerk's Office.

The library commission is composed of five members that meet the third Thursday of each month at 7:30 PM  in the Library Meeting Room. The library commission shall have the exclusive control of the expenditure of all moneys collected to the credit of the library fund, and of the construction of any library building, and, in conjunction with the department of public works, the supervision, care, and custody of the grounds, rooms, or buildings constructed, leased, or set apart for that purpose; provided, that all moneys received for such library shall be deposited in the treasury of city to the credit of the library fund, and shall be kept separate and apart from other moneys of the city, and drawn upon by the proper officers of the city, upon the properly authenticated vouchers of the library board. The library commission shall have power to purchase or lease grounds, to occupy, lease, or erect an appropriate building or buildings for the use of the library; shall have power to appoint a suitable librarian and necessary assistants, and fix their compensation, and shall also have power to remove such appointees.



                                        RESIDENT FREE LAND PRESERVE DISPOSAL POLICY
Each residence with proof of residency shall be permitted disposal of up to four (4) loads of acceptable waste at no charge each fiscal year. One load is counted as each time a resident delivers waste to the Land Preserve in one of the acceptable Vehicles as follows:  car, van. pickup truck or a trailer of less than two (2) cubic yards capacity being pulled by an empty car, van or pickup truck. All other types of vehicles will receive a landfill-gate rate charge.

Notice: A change in ownership of a residence during a fiscal year period will provide the new resident at the physical address the privilege of free disposal of up to four loads, less any previously used free disposals during the fiscal year.

Residents may deliver waste materials to the Land Preserve at any time during normal Land Preserve business hours under acceptable site conditions and comply with all posted rules and regulations and instructions from staff while on Land Preserve premises (ticket office:  734-287-7114)


MEDICAL MARIJUANA PRIMARY CAREGIVERS BUSINESS LICENSE

Riverview residents who are Medical Marijuana Primary Caregivers  licensed by the State of Michigan by ordinance are required to obtain a City of Riverview Business License.  Please contact the Riverview City Clerk's office to obtain your business license application for your home occupation business

Residents may contact the clerk's office (734) 281-4241 to find out if residences in your neighborhood, as well as solicitors and peddlers have obtained the proper  license to conduct business in Riverview.


50 NON-RESIDENT BOAT RAMP PERMITS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2019 -THE COST HAS BEEN INCREASED TO $200 PER ANNUAL PERMIT 
NON-RESIDENT BOAT RAMPS PERMITS HAVE BEEN SOLD OUT


 CONSUMER ALERT TRAVEL TIPS FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL BILL SHUETTE


CONSUMER ALERT GIFT CARD SCAMS


LANDFILL RECYCLING HOURS EXTENDED EVERY WEDNESDAY


Beginning Wednesday, May 24, 2017, the Riverview Land Preserve's Recycling Area will be open to residents every Wednesday (ONLY)  until 8:00 PM to accomodate those who need after regular hours the opportunity to recycle. 
WAYNE COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DATES AND SITES FLYER


 

 RESIDENT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO FILL VACANCIES ON BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

Information on vacancies on various boards and commissions 
    Application


 

                                                                          CITY OF RIVERVIEW
                                                            SCHEDULE OF CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS
                                                                         AND STUDY SESSIONS

Notification of City Council Meetings of the Riverview City Council from January through December, 2018 pursuant to Act 267 “Open Meetings Act”, P.A. 1976.

All regular meetings of the City Council will be held on the first and third Mondays commencing at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Riverview Municipal Building, 14100 Civic Park Drive, Riverview, Michigan 48193, with a Study Session commencing at 7:00 p.m.  Such regular meetings shall be open to the public and persons present shall be afforded an opportunity to address the City Council in accordance with regulations and subject to time limitations as prescribed.

 January 7 and 22 (Tuesday)         February 4 and 19 (Tuesday)
 March 4 and 18  April 1 and 15
 May 6 and 20   June 3 and 17
 July 1  and 15    August 5 and 19
 September 3 (Tuesday) and 16  October 7 and 21
 November 4 and 18      December 2 and 16 


I
n addition to the foregoing, the City Council shall meet in Study Session for the purpose of reviewing written reports and oversee technical or procedural matters affecting the conduct of City affairs.  Such meetings are held on the second Monday (and fourth Mondays, if requested by Mayor or City Manager), in the Council Conference Room in the MunicipalBuilding commencing at 7:00 p.m. and open to the public.  Persons present will be invited to speak after the departmental reports have been reviewed, unless such person advises the Presiding Official at the commencement of the meeting of their desire to speak on a matter then being reported to the Council.  Other matters not germane to the committee work of the Council may not be addressed except by suspension of the rule by majority vote of the Committee.

                                                 Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk 

2019 CITY BOARD, COMMISSION AND COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULE

BOARD/COMMISSION/COMMITTEE

MEETING DATE/DAY

 TAKES PLACE

     TIME

Ad Hoc Audit Committee

*City Council Conference Room

2nd  Monday December

Annually

6:00 PM

Ad Hoc Civic Engr. Committee     *City Mgrs. Conference Room

TBD

6 mos prior to City Engineer contract expiration date

 

Ad Hoc Environmental Engr. Committee                                    *City Mgrs. Conference Room

TBD

6 mos prior to Env Engr contract  expiration date

6:00 PM

Ad Hoc Land Preserve Committee   *City Mgrs. Conference Room

2nd Monday

Monthly

 6:00 PM

Ad Hoc Public Safety Committee     *City Mgrs. Conference Room

As Needed

TBD

TBD

Beautification Commission           *City Services Conference Room

2nd Tuesday                 (currently inactive-no quorum)

Monthly

 6:00 PM

Board of Review                     *Council Chambers

 February 19 -Organization                   March 11 - Valuation Appeals               March 25 - Valuation Appeals                   July 16  - Corrections                     December 10- Corrections 

 6:00 PM      1:00-9:00 PM      12:00-6:00 PM   6:00 PM       6:00 PM

Board of Zoning Appeals                     *Council Chambers

2nd Thursday

Monthly

 7:30 PM

Building Authority                                 *City Services Conf Room

May & October

 

 7:00 PM

City Planning Commission                   *Council Chambers

1st & 3rd Thursdays

Bi-monthly

7:30 PM

Economic Development Corp. /Brownfield Redevelopment Auth.

 *City Mgrs. Conference Room

4th Monday February, April, June, August, October, Annual December TBD

Even months and one Annual

6:00 PM

Election Commission

*Council Conference Room

1st Monday of Month prior to election

Prior to each Election

6:45 PM

Election Coordinating Committee  *Council Conference Room

Currently inactive

Bi-Annual                 Odd Years Only

10:00 AM

Land Preserve Committee Meeting      *City Manager's Conference Room

2nd Monday

Monthly

5:30 PM

Library Commission                             *Library Conference Room

3rd Thursday

Monthly (except     July/Aug)

7:00 PM

Local Officers Compensation    Commission                                *City Services Conf. Rm.

February 5  

Bi-Annual Odd Years Only

3:00 PM

Recreation Commission               *City Services Conference Room

1st Wednesday

Monthly

7:00 PM

Retirement Board of Trustees      *Council Conference Room

4th Thursday, except November. December = 2nd Thursday

Monthly

4:00 PM

Riverview  Historical Commission

(Currently inactive)

 

 

Senior Recreation Commission

(Currently inactive)

 

 

Taylor Act 179 Authority

1st Wednesday in March

Annually

7:30 PM

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