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Planning Commission Vacancy
Planning Commission Vacancy
To all concerned residents  

I'm aware of the damage that was caused by the plowing of the sidewalks last week and as weather permits our DPW person will be working to repair the damage with additional follow up in the spring. 

Thanks for your understanding in this matter.
Dave Greve, Village President

Ordinance 015-3
Ordinance 015-3 Repeals Ordinance 015-2 which established the position of Deputy Clerk and returns statutory duties to the office of the clerk.
Ordinance 015-3

Resolution 2015-3
Resolution 2015-3 repeals Resolution 2015-2 and shall be no further force and effect 
Resolution 015-3

Ordinance 015-1
Rezoning of two parcels from R-1 to R-2. Adopted by the Council on May 11, 2015. 

Ordinance 015-2
Establishes the position of Deputy Clerk; Transfers certain duties from the Clerk to the Deputy Clerk. 

Resolution 2015-02
Establishes pay rate for Clerk & Deputy Clerk. 

Title VI - Non-Discrimination Plan
At the May 29, 2014 meeting the village council adopted the Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan.

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 200d), related statutes and regulations provide that no person shall on the ground of race, color, national origin, gender, or disabilities be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal funds. 

Richland Weather

Community Hall
The Richland Community Hall is available for your parties or events.  It is perfect for yor large family get togethers.  Tables and chairs are furnished, as well as a large refrigerator to keep your food cold and a microwave to warm up food. Rental fees are resonable.  Contact the clerk for information at or  call 269-629-9903.

Gull Lake Area Rotary
Gull Lake Area Rotary

Richland Community Library

Richland Township

Richland Area Community Center

Richland Area Business Association

February 15, 2016
The Village of Richland Council
Date: February 15, 2016
Location: 8985 Gull Road
Time:  5:00 pm
On the agenda:
  4. Citizen Comments
  5. Closed session with attorneys Holewa v Village of Richland
  6. Return to Open Meeting
  7. Possible Council action Re: Holewa v Village of Richland
  8. Amend existing Section 8.83 to allow a ‘Care Home’, as defined in Article IV – Definitions, Zoning Ordinance, as a Special Land Use within the C-1 Commercial District, Local.
2016 - 2017 BUDGET
Village of Richland
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on February 29, 2016 at 7:00 o’clock p.m. at the Richland Community Hall, 8985 Gull Road, Richland, Michigan, the Richland Village Council will hold a public hearing to consider the Village’s 2016 -2017 budget.
The Council may not adopt its 2016 -2017 budget until the public hearing.  A copy of the proposed budget, including proposed property tax millage rate is available for public inspection during normal business hours at the Richland Village Office, 8985 Gull Road, Richland, Michigan.
*The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing.
This notice is given by order of the Richland Village Council.
Jacqueline Wanda Holewa, Clerk

Click on link below to view the proposed budget

Resolution to relocate police offices
Resolution to relocate Police offices
From the County Road Association of Michigan
Tips on how to clear your driveway of snow
  Avoid the "Second Shovel"
Richland Community Hall
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 80. 
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 8 am - 4 pm.
Mailbox Replacement Policy
adopted by the council on March 9, 2015
The Village of Richland has the same mailbox replacement policy as the Kalamazoo County Road Commission. Any mailbox being physically struck by a DPW plow will be replaced at the expense of the village. Any mailbox damaged or destroyed by snow/ice being flung by a plow will not be repaired or replaced at the village's expense. 
Village Council action, October 13, 2014
Resolution expressing support of Police Chief Jeff Mattioli
In the Village Council meeting of October 13, 2014, the Village Council unanimously approved a resolution in support of Police Chief Jeff Mattioli and the Village Police Department.

To read the full text of the resolution, please click on the link below.  

Resolution expressing support of Police Chief Jeff Mattioli

Village Council action, October 13, 2014
Resolution to adopt the 2014 Parks and Recreation Master Plan
In the Village Council meeting of October 13, 2014, the Village Council unanimously approved a resolution approving a 5-year parks and recreation master plan. The Village developed this plan over the last 2 years to assist in meeting our community's recreation needs for the future.

To read the full text of the resolution, please click on the link below.

Resolution to adopt the 2014 Parks and Recreation Master Plan

Ordinance 014-2
Information about Ordinance 014-2 regarding change of Clerk and Treasurer positions to appointments versus election.
In the Village Council meeting of April 14, 2014, the Village Council adopted Ordinance 014-2 to modify the Village government model to allow for Clerk and Treasurer positions to be hired/appointed instead of elected.
For some explanation of the reasoning behind this change, please click on the link below

Ordinance 014-2
Household Hazardous Waste
  The Kalamazoo County Household Hazardous Waste has new hours.

  HHW New Hours

Tornado Warnings
Severe Weather Warning Sirens