Dexter City News:  Luminaria, Shop With A Cop, 2020 Elections, Public Hearing Notice


The workshop to assemble kits for the 2019 Luminaria will take place on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the City DPW located at 3600 Central St. Assembly begins at 9:00 am. Those interested in helping to deliver the kits should arrive at 10:00 am. The goal is to provide supplies to all City neighborhoods, which requires a significant volunteer effort.

The Luminaria is funded and executed through generous donations from the community. Please keep the lights shining – consider make a donation to support the Luminaria by mailing or dropping off your contribution to the City of Dexter at 8123 Main (please indicate Luminaria on the check). Donations can also be made at Thank you for your support of this Dexter tradition.

Shop With A Cop

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s annual Shop with a Cop event will be held on December 4, 2019. Click here for more information including donation opportunities.

Donations are being accepted at Chelsea State Bank branches until November 29, 2019.

2020 Elections

The City is starting to prepare for the 2020 Election Cycle. Election dates are March 10th, May 5th (if necessary), August 4th and November 3rd. To verify that you are registered to vote, please visit –

For these elections, an absentee ballot may be requested by any registered voter without providing a reason. The City of Dexter maintains a permanent absentee voter list. This list will automatically generate an absentee ballot application that will be mailed to your house for each election. Permanent absentee voter list application forms are available at the City Office or by contacting the City Clerk ( or 734-580-2234).

Public Hearing Notice

The following is a public hearing notice for the City of Dexter:

City Council will hold the following Public Hearing on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Dexter Senior Center (7720 Ann Arbor St):

The purpose of the public hearing is to consider a request from James Smith and Kimberly Bell to vacate a public alley, which is located adjacent to properties 7765 and 7815 Forest Street.

To view the public hearing notice visit –

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