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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 Connections

Richland Area Community Center

Gull Lake Area Rotary
Gull Lake Area Rotary

Richland Area Business Association

Richland Weather

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Richland Township

Richland Community Library

The Village of Richland is accepting applications for Village Treasurer. Applications will be accepted through April 18th.
Nature of the Work and Responsibilities:
Work responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Receive and have custody of all Village money, bonds, mortgages, notes, leases, evidence of value and management of all financial accounts.
  • Keep track of all receipts and expenditures.
  • Collect and keep account of all taxes and money appropriations, maintaining a separate account for each fund and monitor the Village Budget. Perform duties relating to assessing property.
  • Make periodic reports to the Clerk and Council, as required by law.
Work is done in accordance with the Village ordinances and the General Law Village Act, and requires initiative, judgment, and the ability to work effectively and independently with the public and other officials.
Knowledge of Sage software, accounting and previous Treasurer experience is a plus.
This is part-time position, 5 hours a week; adjusted as needed.
Compensation is $15 per hour.
If interested in this position, please mail your resume to:                 
Village of Richland
 Attn: Randy Walbridge
PO Box 1
Richland, MI 49083
Resumes may also be submitted electronically.  Please email your resume to Please state “Attention Randy Walbridge” in the subject line.
Resumes will be accepted until 3:00pm, Thursday, April 18.

Click here for a full description of the position. 

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April 24-25 & May 14-15: Spring Stick Pickup
-Have your sticks at the curb the night before
-No dirt clumps or roots
-No sticks with a circumference larger than 4 inches
-Cut longer length branches into shorter lengths

May 4: Spring Large Item Pickup
-Bag/box small items - less than 50lbs
-No refrigerators, freezer , air conditioners, or propane cylinders
-No auto parts including but not limited to engines, batteries, tires, rims, etc.
-No materials not accepted by Type II landfills (paints, solvents, oils, etc.)
-Mattresses/box springs must be bagged
-No trash or yard waste

PFAS Information
If you have questions regarding the PFAS contamination from the former Production Plated Plastics factory, the following numbers and website are here to help:
Michigan DEQ PFAS website:
MDEQ PFAS response line: 1-800-662-9278
MDEQ Water Test inquire line: 1-800-648-6942
MDEQ email address:
You can also call or stop in at the Township Offices at (269) 629-4921

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.
A Friendly Reminder
Snow removal from sidewalks in front of a residence or business is the resident's responsibilityThe Department of Public Works removes snow from sidewalks as a service as 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.
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