Public Notices

Public Notices


 
NOVEMBER 6, 2018 BALLOT SAMPLE PER PRECINCT 
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ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION

LAST DAY TO VOTE ABSENTEE BALLOT AT THE CLERK'S OFFICE MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5 BY 4 PM

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION/BROWNFIELD REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
SPECIAL MEETING 

Pursuant to Act 267 “Open Meetings Act”, P.A. 1976, the regularly scheduled Annual Meeting of October 22, 2018 of the Economic Development/Brownfield Redevelopment Authority has been cancelled and a Special Meeting of the Economic Development Corporation/Brownfield Redevelopment Authority has been called for the purpose of new and old business and the election of officers for 6:00 PM on October 29, 2018, in the Council Conference Room of the Peter J. Rotteveel Municipal Building, 14100 Civic Park Drive, Riverview, Michigan 48193; please contact (734) 281-4201 for any further information. 

                                                                                    Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk 

Posted:  October 15, 2018



                                        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)


 

  


CITY OF RIVERVIEW, COUNTY OF WAYNE, STATE OF MICHIGAN
NOTICE OF GENERAL/SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTION TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018 

TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF RIVERVIEW AND THE RIVERVIEW COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT: 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a General/School District Election will be held in the City of Riverview, Wayne County, State of Michigan, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. prevailing Eastern Time, for the following offices and ballot proposals: 

PARTISAN SECTION:
STATE:  State Governor and Lieutenant Governor; Secretary of State; Attorney General; Congressional United States Senator; Representative in Congress 12th District; State Senator 1st District; Representative in State Legislature 14th District; STATE BOARDS:  State Board of Education Member (2); University of Michigan Regent (2); Michigan State University Trustee (2); Wayne State University Governor (2); COUNTY:  County Executive; County Commissioner 15th District

NONPARTISAN SECTION:
JUDICIAL:  Justice of Supreme Court (2); Court of Appeals 1st District Judge Incumbent Position (2); Court of Appeals 1st District Incumbent Position Partial Term (1);   3rd District Circuit Court Judge Incumbent Position (8); 3rd District Circuit Court Judge Incumbent Position Partial Term (2); 3rd District Circuit Court Judge Non-Incumbent Position 6 yr term (3); Probate Court Judge Incumbent Position (2); Probate Court Judge Non-Incumbent Position (1); 27th District Court Judge Non-Incumbent Position (1);  LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT:  Riverview Community School District Board Member (3)

                                                                    PROPOSAL SECTION:
STATE:
Proposal 18-1  A proposed initiated law to authorize and legalize possession, use and cultivation of marijuana products by individuals who are at least 21 years of age and older, and commercial sales of marijuana through state-licensed retailers

Proposal 18-2  A proposed constitutional amendment to establish a commission of citizens with exclusive authority to adopt district boundaries for the Michigan Senate, Michigan House of Representatives and U.S. Congress, every 10 years

Proposal 18-3  A proposal to authorize automatic and Election Day voter registration, no-reason absentee voting, and straight ticket voting; and add current legal requirements for military and overseas voting and post-election audits to the Michigan Constitution

COMMUNITY COLLEGE: 
Wayne County Community College District Replacement Operating Millage Proposal:  To continue to provide operating funds to the Wayne County Community College District and as a replacement of existing authority which would otherwise expire in 2020 and 2022, shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property in the Wayne County Community College District be permanently increased by 2.25 mills ($2.25 per $1,000 of taxable value), beginning in 2019?

LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT:

I.  Riverview Community School District Bonding Proposal:  Shall Riverview Community School District borrow the sum of not to exceed Twelve Million Nine Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($12,925,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, in one or more series, for the purpose of:

erecting, furnishing, and equipping an addition to the middle school building; remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing, and equipping and re-equipping school buildings for safety, security, and other purposes; and preparing, developing, improving, and equipping playgrounds and sites?

II.  Riverview Community School District Sinking Fund Millage Proposal:  Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Riverview Community School District, Wayne County, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed 2 mills ($2.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 6 years, 2019 to 2024, inclusive, to create a sinking fund for the construction or repair of school buildings, for school security improvements, for the acquisition or upgrading of technology and all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2019 is approximately $645,684?

(Complete Proposals are on the city’s website:  www.cityofriverview.com)

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the following statement has been received from the Wayne County Treasurer: 

 “I, ERIC R. SABREE, Treasurer of Wayne County, Michigan, do hereby certify that, as of ­­­­­­­September 20, 2018, the total of all voted increases in excess of the tax rate limitation established by Section 6, Article IX of the Constitution of the State of Michigan, as amended, and the years such increases are effective on property in the County of Wayne are as follows:

WAYNE COUNTY,
 Wayne County, Michigan
City of Riverview

                                                Date of                           Voted                                 Years Increase
Taxing Authorities                    Election                          Increase                                 Effective

County of Wayne                     November 3, 2009           1 mill                                      2019
Wayne County Jail                   August 7, 2012                1 mill                                      2021
Wayne County Parks               August 2, 2016                0.25 mills                               2020
Wayne  County                        November 4, 2008          1.25 mills                                2020
   Community College              November 6, 2012           1 mill                                      2022
Wayne County Transit             August 7, 2018                1 mill                                       2021
   Authority     

                                                                        School District
Riverview Community             March 8, 2016                 9 mills                     2025 (non homestead only)
School District

Riverview Community             March 8, 2016                1.68 mills                              2021
  School District Bond
  Debt Service

                                                            Signed:  /s/ Eric R. Sabree, Wayne County Treasurer

FURTHER, 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 and a registered elector of the City of Riverview.

FURTHER, the voting precincts will be held in the following locations:
Precinct  l – Riverview Community High School – 12431 Longsdorf (Quarry Road Entrance)
Precinct  2 – Riverview Municipal Building – 14100 Civic Park Drive (East Recreation Entrance)
Precinct  3 - Seitz Middle School - l7800 Kennebec (north entrance – near auditorium/cafeteria )
Precinct  4 - Forest Elementary School - l9400 Hampton (Lobby Entrance- Music Room)
North Trenton/Riverview Community School District Pct 1: (School Board Contest and School District Ballot Proposals) Trenton City Hall at 2800 Third Street

All polling place locations are handicap accessible. To obtain election instructions in an alternative format (audio or Braille), contact the Clerk’s Office at 734 281-4241 prior to Election Day.  This public notice is given in accordance with Section 168.653(a) of the Michigan Election Law as amended. 

                                                                                                Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk


NOTICE OF CLOSE OF REGISTRATION FOR THE 
NOVEMBER 6, 2018 GENERAL/SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTION
CITY OF RIVERVIEW, MICHIGAN 

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

Notice is hereby given that the last day to register for NOVEMBER 6, 2018 general election will be October 9, 2018, in accordance with Section 168.498 of Michigan Election Law.

Please take notice that the City of Riverview will be electing: 

                                                                    PARTISAN SECTION
STATE: 
State Governor and Lieutenant Governor; Secretary of State; Attorney General; Congressional United States Senator; Representative in Congress 12th District; State Senator 1st District; Representative in State Legislature 14th District; STATE BOARDS:  State Board of Education Member (2); University of Michigan Regent (2); Michigan State University Trustee (2); Wayne State University Governor (2); COUNTY:  County Executive; County Commissioner 15th District

                                                                   NONPARTISAN SECTION:
JUDICIAL:  
Justice of Supreme Court (2); Court of Appeals 1st District Judge Incumbent Position (2); Court of Appeals 1st District Incumbent Position Partial Term (1);   3rd District Circuit Court Judge Incumbent Position (8); 3rd District Circuit Court Judge Incumbent Position Partial Term (2); 3rd District Circuit Court Judge Non-Incumbent Position 6 yr term (3); Probate Court Judge Incumbent Position (2); Probate Court Judge Non-Incumbent Position (1); 27th District Court Judge Non-Incumbent Position (1);  LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT:  Riverview Community School District Board Member (3) 

                                                                            PROPOSAL
STATE:  
Proposal 18-1  A proposed initiated law to authorize and legalize possession, use and cultivation of marijuana products by individuals who are at least 21 years of age and older, and commercial sales of marijuana through state-licensed retailers 

Proposal 18-2  A proposed constitutional amendment to establish a commission of citizens with exclusive authority to adopt district boundaries for the Michigan Senate, Michigan House of Representatives and U.S. Congress, every 10 years 

Proposal 18-3  A proposal to authorize automatic and Election Day voter registration, no-reason absentee voting, and straight ticket voting; and add current legal requirements for military and overseas voting and post-election audits to the Michigan Constitution 

COMMUNITY COLLEGE: 
Wayne County Community College District Replacement Operating Millage Proposal:  To continue to provide operating funds to the Wayne County Community College District and as a replacement of existing authority which would otherwise expire in 2020 and 2022, shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property in the Wayne County Community College District be permanently increased by 2.25 mills ($2.25 per $1,000 of taxable value), beginning in 2019? 

LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT:
I.  Riverview Community School District Bonding Proposal:  Shall Riverview Community School District borrow the sum of not to exceed Twelve Million Nine Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($12,925,000) and issue its general obligation unlimited tax bonds therefor, in one or more series, for the purpose of: 

erecting, furnishing, and equipping an addition to the middle school building; remodeling, furnishing and refurnishing, and equipping and re-equipping school buildings for safety, security, and other purposes; and preparing, developing, improving, and equipping playgrounds and sites? 

 II.  Riverview Community School District Sinking Fund Millage Proposal:  Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be assessed against all property in Riverview Community School District, Wayne County, Michigan, be increased by and the board of education be authorized to levy not to exceed 2 mills ($2.00 on each $1,000 of taxable valuation) for a period of 6 years, 2019 to 2024, inclusive, to create a sinking fund for the construction or repair of school buildings, for school security improvements, for the acquisition or upgrading of technology and all other purposes authorized by law; the estimate of the revenue the school district will collect if the millage is approved and levied in 2019 is approximately $645,684? 

 (Complete Proposals are on the city’s website:  www.cityofriverview.com) 

If you have not registered to vote or have changed the address in which you live, you may do so at the following locations and times:  

In Person: 

  • At your city clerk’s offices (Monday - Friday 9 AM to 5 PM) or any county clerk’s office during normal business hours.
  • Secretary of State Branch offices during normal business hours.
  • At specified agency for clients receiving services through Family Independence Agency, the Department of Community Health, Michigan Jobs Commission and some offices of the Commission for the Blind.
  • At military recruitment offices for persons enlisting in the Armed forces. 

By Mail: 

  • By obtaining and completing a Mail Voter Registration Application and forwarding to the election official as directed on the application by the close of registration deadline. Mail-in Voter registration applications may be obtained by contacting:  City Clerk, 14100 Civic Park Drive, Riverview, MI 48193, (734) 281-4239. 

Mail-In Voter Registration applications may also be obtained from the Michigan Department of State website at www.Michigan.gov/sos.  Note: Persons registering by mail are required to vote in person unless they have previously voted in person in the state or are at least 60 years of age or are physically challenged. 

                                                                                    Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk
Publish: September 26, 2018


                                                                   ELECTION WORKERS

NEEDED!!!
    

(16-17 Yrs of age)  and  for 18 OR OLDER  MUST BE A REGISTERED VOTER 
 
 PRECINCT WORKERS are paid by the hour:  Precinct Inspector:  $9.25 per hour (beginning 1/1/18)

May work 6:15 AM to 2:15 PM Shift or 2:15 PM to Close of Polls (approximately 9 PM) or All Day Shift from 6:15 AM to Close of Polls (approximately 9 PM)

 Paid hrly rate for 2-3 hr training

 Typing  and Computer Knowledge a plus but not required.

PLEASE APPLY AT LEAST TWO MONTHS BEFORE THE ELECTION AS WORKERS ARE TO BE APPROVED BY THE RIVERVIEW ELECTION COMMISSION AT LEAST 30 DAYS BEFORE EACH ELECTION.   Click here for an APPLICATION



AUGUST 7, 2018 UNOFFICIAL RIVERVIEW PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS

 


 

 CITY OF RIVERVIEW
NOTICE OF ABSENT VOTER
APPLICATION/BALLOT

Notice is hereby given that applications for Absent Voter Ballots for the Gubernatorial/School District Election to be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018,  will be received in the office of the City Clerk from 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN, the Clerk's office will be open Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM which is the deadline 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 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 5, 2018 for the general election. 

EMERGENCY ABSENT VOTERS' 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.

                                                                        Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk

Publish:  September 5, 2018


 CITY OF RIVERVIEW

NOTICE

 The City of Riverview Election Commission will meet in the City Council Conference room at the Riverview Municipal Building, 14100 Civic Park Drive, Riverview, Michigan, on Monday, October 1, 6:45 p.m. for the purpose of:

Selection of precinct inspectors, delegation of authority for equipment testing, and other related issues for the Primary Election to be held Tuesday, August 7, 2018.

                    Cynthia M. Hutchison, City Clerk

 


 

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.


NON-RESIDENT BOAT RAMP PERMITS ARE SOLD OUT 


 PLANNING COMMISSION

ONE VACANCY ON THE CITY PLANNING COMMISSION NEEDS TO BE FILLED.  THE PLANNING COMMISSION MEETS THE 1ST AND 3RD THURSDAY EACH MONTH AT 7:30 PM.  APPLICATIONS ARE ONLINE OR IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE 


 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


   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 16, 2018, or be placed on the 2018 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


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


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 


2018 CITY BOARD, COMMISSION AND COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULE

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 Engr contrct 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

Monthly

6:00 PM

Board of Review
*Council Chambers

February 20 - Organization
March 12 - Valuation Appeals
March 26 - Valuation Appeals
July  - Corrections 7/10
December - Corrections 12/11

 

6  PM
1-9 PM
12-6 PM
6 PM
6 PM

Board of Zoning Appeals
*Council Chambers

2nd Thursday

Monthly

7:30 PM

Brownfield Redevelopment Authority
*Building & Engineering Conf. Room

2nd Wednesday
January, April, July, December

Quarterly

7:00 PM

Building Authority
*City Services Conference Room

May & October

 

7:00 PM

City Planning Commission
*Council Chambers

1st & 3rd Thursdays

Bi-monthly

7:30 PM

Economic Development Corporation *City Services Conference Room

4th Monday February, April,
June, August, October,
Annual December date 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.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

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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