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Although the DPW tries not to leave behind any damage during the process of removing snow, sometimes it happens.  In the occurence where there is damage caused by the Village during the process of plowing the streets or clearing the sidewalks, please contact the Village Clerk by clicking on email address or by calling 269-629-9903.  The damage will be evaluated by a Village employee and be put on a list for repair in the spring.  

Thank you for your understanding!

If you have noticed a street light outage, please report it!  To report an outage, click here to visit the Consumers Energy Street Light Repair page.

Household Hazardous Waste

A Free Service to Rid Your Home of Household  Chemicals and Electronics 
INFO HOTLINE 629-373-5211 or 

Batteries, Computers, Cleaners, Gasoline, Mercury, Oil-Based Paints, Garden Chemicals, Used Motor Oil, Televisions, Business Waste-for a fee

Latex Paint

Tuesday & Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
2nd Saturday: 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. (closed Aug. & Sept.)
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

1301 Lamont Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49048
(Next to the Fairgrounds)


Richland Area Community Center

Richland Area Business Association

Richland Weather


Ice Rink at Millenium Park, 280 Romence Road, Portage.  The Ice Rink is a large outdoor refrigerated rink, featuring skate rental, skate sharpening, snack concessions, restrooms, and a warming house with an outstanding skating surface.  Fee required.

Kalamazoo Beer Week, Kalamazoo County, A weeklong series of events that support the craft beer experience through special tastings, dinners and interactive events.  Patrons will meet the brewers themselves, learn about what it takes to develop these kinds of intricate, highly desired prodcts, and hopefully achieve a greater sense of this market segment that has taken hold of beer drinkers everywhere.  Fee required.

Kalamazoo Chili Cook-Off 2018, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Downtown Kalamazoo.  Downtown Kalamazoo's 13th Annual Chili Cook-off.  In addition, The Holly Jolly Trolley will be making rounds, transporting chili tasters all over downtown so you don't miss a single one!  Fee Required.

Harlem Globetrotters, 7:00 pm, Wings Event Center.  Admission Fee

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Richland Township

Richland Community Library

Richland Connections

Gull Lake Area Rotary
Gull Lake Area Rotary

              Winter is Here!!                  

Winter weather has arrived!  Are you looking for important information regarding plowing and safety in the upcoming winter months? 

Please see the RCKC Newsletter for important news and updates regarding winter weather driving and driver responsibilites.

Road Commission of Kalamazoo County Fall 2017 Newsletter 
Also, please remember: Snow removal from sidewalks in front of a residence or business is the resident's responsibility

The Department of Public Works removes snow from sidewalks as a service when time allows. 

Sec. 28-85Clearing of ice, snow, and other obstructions.
[Code 1959, § 30.112; Ord. of 6-13-2011(1)]
Failure of an owner or occupant of a parcel of real property on which a sidewalk abuts to keep such portion of the sidewalk clear from snow, ice or other obstruction that results in impairing or impeding travel on such sidewalk shall be declared a nuisance and is prohibited. Any accumulation of two or more inches of snow shall be considered sufficient to impair or impede free passage. Such accumulation must be removed within 12 hours of the cessation of snowfall; however, if snowfall ends between 6:00 p.m. and sunrise, the snow must be removed within 12 hours of sunrise.


There are currently two vacancies on the ZBA.

Visit the LATEST NEWS tab to find more information!!

The Community Hall is available for rent. Consider renting the Community Hall for graduation parties, bridal showers, baby showers, family celebrations, business meetings, weddings, wedding receptions, concerts, dance recitals, or other events.  The maximum capacity is 70. 
Click on the rental information below:

Community Hall Rental Agreement
Community Hall Rental Rates
Community Hall Alcohol Policy Agreement

If you are interested in renting the facility, contact the clerk in the Village office to schedule a tour of the newly renovated Richland Community Hall.  269-629-9903 or Office hours are Monday - Thursday 9 am - 3 pm.