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COVID-19 Update – November 16, 2020

On Sunday, November 15 Governor Whitmer issued a new emergency order in response to rising COVID-19 cases. The City has reviewed our operations in light of this new emergency order, and are taking the following actions: City Hall will remain open from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Thursday. Residents are encouraged to pay

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Election Update – October 27

Absentee ballots can still be obtained at the City Clerk’s office during normal business hours.  The Clerk’s Office will also be open on Saturday, October 31st from 9am-4pm to issue and accept absentee ballots. In order to be counted, all ballots must be returned on or before 8pm on Election Day, November 3rd.  Absentee ballots

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Historical Commission October Meeting

The Pleasant Ridge Historical Commission will hold a regular meeting via remote participation on Wednesday, October 7 at 7:00 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency declared by the Governor’s Executive Order 2020-67, the limitation on public assemblies of Executive Order 2020-77, and the permitting of public meetings by remote participation allowed by Governor’s Executive Order 2020-75.

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Wellness Center Reopening September 9

The Governor issued Executive Order 2020-176 today, allowing gyms and fitness centers to re-open on September 9. The Pleasant Ridge wellness center will be open that day. There will be some new operating procedures consistent with the Governor’s orders and basic health and safety concerns. *Revised 11/16 Wellness Center Re-Opening Plan Pleasant Ridge Parks &

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Historical Commission Workshop Meeting

Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency declared by the Governor’s Executive Order 2020-67, the limitation on public assemblies of Executive Order 2020-77, and the permitting of public meetings by remote participation allowed by Governor’s Executive Order 2020-75, the Pleasant Ridge Historical Commission will hold a workshop meeting to discuss upcoming events and activities via remote participation on

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Woodward Heights Speed Hump

The final test project on Woodward Heights is a speed hump, located at Bermuda (south) by the Heights Market. This location was chosen as it is a gateway entrance into the City. The speed hump will slow down traffic entering the City. The City Commission will be considering whether to make this speed hump permanent

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Oakland County Small Business Recovery Grants

Oakland County has made a third round of funding available for small business recovery grants. Up to $10,000 is available to small businesses in this round of funding. Businesses that already received funding in earlier rounds can re-apply if they have not already received the $10,000 maximum. The grant can be found on the Oakland

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Dream Cruise Saturday Street Closures

All official Dream Cruise events are cancelled this year. However, the cruise will still happen and we expect there to be cruisers, bystanders, and possibly unofficial events. We will be placing barricades to close most of our streets at Woodward on Saturday, August 15 in an attempt to keep the cruise from spilling over into

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SOCRRA Special Collection Event

SOCRRA is holding a special collection event for household hazardous waste, electronics, cardboard, and styrofoam (in clear plastic bags). The event is Tuesday, August 25 from noon to 5 pm near the Oak Park Ice Arena at 14300 Oak Park Boulevard. Refer to the attached flyer for full event details. Attachments OP spec event flyer

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Board of Review – July 21, 2020 Meeting Notice

2020 Board of Review Notice to the Taxpayers and Property Owners of the City of Pleasant Ridge Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. The City of Pleasant Ridge will be following its normal procedures for accommodation of persons with disabilities. Those individuals needing accommodations for effective participation in this meeting should contact the City

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Historical Commission Workshop Meeting

Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency declared by the Governor’s Executive Order 2020-67, the limitation on public assemblies of Executive Order 2020-77, and the permitting of public meetings by remote participation allowed by Governor’s Executive Order 2020-75, the Pleasant Ridge Historical Commission will hold a workshop meeting to discuss upcoming events and activities via remote participation on

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Wellness Center Re-Opening Plan

Our wellness center re-opening continues to be dependent upon the Governor’s order, and the resolution of the issues in the Courts. Our wellness center will open when permitted by the Governor. You can review our operating plan for the wellness center at the following link:  Wellness Center Re-Opening Plan

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Pool Closed for 2020

Overview On June 9, the City Commission voted to keep the pool closed for the summer of 2020. This was a difficult decision, but concerns over safety and operational limitations were too great to open the pool this year. Operationally, the pool experience would look very different this year compared to a normal year, but

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Pleasant Ridge Statement on Racism, Systemic Bias, and Policing

The City of Pleasant Ridge City Commission and Police issued the following statement at the June 9 meeting: The Pleasant Ridge City Commission and Police condemn the senseless and heartbreaking killing of George Floyd. This and other related incidents have sparked an unprecedented call for reform across the nation to address systemic bias and racism.

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Pool Update – June 2

June 2, 2020 Yesterday the Governor issued Executive Order 2020-110 ending the stay at home order, and allowing certain businesses and activities to resume, including pools at 50% capacity. Oakland County had previously ordered all public pools closed, but will be revising their order to align with the State. This clears the way for Pleasant Ridge

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