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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

  Join the Email   
In an effort to keep Village citizens as up-to-date as possible, we are creating an email list for timely reminders, local news and last-minute notifications. If you would like to be added to the email list, please submit your email address to the Village Clerk at

Richland Township

Richland Community Library

There are some changes coming up for July!
July 1, 2019: 9am-12pm
July 2, 2019: 9am-12pm
July 3, 2019: 9am-12pm
July 4, 2019: Closed for Independence Day

The July 8, 2019 Village Council Meeting has been rescheduled to July 15, 2019 due to reduced hall hours.

The Independence Day Parade: July 4, 2019 at 11am
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Parade Information
*The staging area has been moved!!*
Be sure to enter off of 34th street to the Gull Lake High School
Pick up your Registrations Packets from the Little Yellow Frame Shop or click here for a downloadable PDF.
Call Paul and Chris Gobbel for any further questions


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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