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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Memorial Day Ceremony is Virtual for 2020

Memorial Day Address

Mayor Stuart Bikson will commemorate Memorial Day this year with a video address in lieu of the ceremony at Mount Avon Cemetery to help encourage and maintain social distancing. The video will be broadcast at 9:00 a.m. on May 25th and posted

to the City’s webcasts and the City’s YouTube channel. The cemetery will remain open and the City will still be placing flags at the veterans graves. 

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Conversation with the Mayor

May Coffee with the Mayor

Mayor Stuart Bikson is hosting an open conversation via Zoom on Thursday, May 28th from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Join us and share your thoughts or ask any questions you might have! For information on how to join the zoom

To join the zoom by computer go to To join the conversation by phone dial (646) 558-8656 and enter Meeting ID: 858 6624 4345. 

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Dial-A-Dump Services Resume

Dial A Dump

Public Works have resumed offering the Dial-A-Dump service to residents. DPW will be using enhanced vehicle sanitation procedures for Dial a Dump services to ensure the safety of staff and the public.

You can request a City flat-bed truck be parked at your residence overnight for you to load. The current cost is $50 for a three-yard flat-bed truck (approximately 1.5 to 2 times a pickup load). Payment is required at the time of reservation and is non-re...

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Rochester News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Hiring Seasonal Laborer - Summer 2020

Now Hiring

The City of Rochester's Public Works Department is seeking candidates for seasonal positions in the Public Works Street Division. The City desires to fill up to two (2) positions.

This is a general laborer field position involving assisting road crews, city beautification, trash collection, sign installations, lawn mowing and landscaping, leaf collection and painting. The full job description and instructions to apply can be viewed...

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Rochester News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Be Aware of Scams


AG Dana Nessel and the MDHHS warned residents to watch for scams related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). These scams include websites selling fake products, and fabricated emails, texts and social media posts used to steal money and personal information.

Scam Alert of the Day Rochester News