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November 22, 2020 5:00 PM

City Operations During COVID-19 **UPDATED**

The City of Rochester continues to take precautions to prevent possible transmission and/or exposure of/to the virus. With the health and safety of City employees and residents being of the utmost importance.

If you are fully vaccinated, you do not need to wear a mask. If you are not vaccinated or not yet fully vaccinated, please continue wearing a mask.

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Latest Update:

June 27, 2021 11:35 PM

As of June 22, 2021, the City will continue asking for person not fully vaccinated to wear masks.  The City will also continue to maintain plexiglass and other barriers, as well as our additional cleaning procedures. 

Prior Updates

May 20, 2021 10:21 PM

Starting May 20, 2021, if you are fully vaccinated (2 shots + 2 weeks) you do not need to wear a mask in a City building.  If you are not vaccinated or not fully vaccinated, please continue wearing a mask.

Starting on June 1, 2021, City Hall will return to our normal open hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Additionally, our Public Works will continue to be open from 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

With the opening of City Hall, public meetings will resume in June 2021.  Again, if you are fully vaccinated you do not need to wear a mask.  Non-vaccinated or not yet fully vaccinated people will still need to wear a mask. (The City will also continue to allow public comment via phone and/or video; however, Council members and/or Commissioners will be in-person.  Details of how to participate by phone or video will be included with each agenda packet.)

April 29, 2021 3:57 PM

The City has extended the limited State of Emergency in order to allow for remote/virtual meetings to occur during the month of May 2021.

Additionally, City Hall will continue to be open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Masks and other procedures are posted on the door. Please review prior to entering City Hall.

As more and more people are vaccinated, the City will continue to update our procedures and building availability/access.

Finally, the City has also updated our COVID-19 webpage, the most recent updates can be found on www.rochestermi.org/covid

April 2, 2021 2:14 PM

The City has declared a limited State of Emergency in order to allow for remote/virtual meetings to occur during the month of April 2021.

Additionally, starting in April, City Hall will be open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Masks and other procedures are posted on the door. Please review prior to entering City Hall.

As more and more people are vaccinated, the City will continue to update our procedures and building availability/access.

Finally, the City has also updated our COVID-19 webpage, the most recent updates can be found on www.rochestermi.org/covid

February 15, 2021 5:51 PM

Starting on February 15, 2021, City Hall will now be open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

January 9, 2021 12:14 PM

Starting Wednesday, January 13, 2021, City Hall will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and continue to be open each Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., until changed.

The City realizes that it might be easier to process pet licenses, various bills, and ticket payments in-person, thus the City is evaluating the above limited in-person hours to provide an additional option for residents and customers.

Staff in our City Hall and Public Works buildings will continue to meet with residents and customers by appointment. Please call:

o City Hall: (248) 651-9061
o Public Works: (248) 651-5165
o Police Department (non-emergency): (248) 651-9621

Or email: info@rochestermi.org to schedule an appointment.

December 7, 2020 8:00 PM

City Hall and Public Works buildings will remain by appointment through at least January 4, 2021.