Around Town: City Council Meeting Update; Parks Master Plan, Brush Pick-Up, More

Council Meeting Date Reminder

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, the next City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 6:00 pm via the online meeting platform Zoom. Log-in/call-in information is provided below and is also available on the City website (dextermi.gov).

5-Year Parks & Recreation Master Plan Survey

The Parks & Recreation Commission is seeking public input for the City’s 2021-2026 Parks & Recreation Master Plan. The Plan will chart the course for the City’s parks and recreation services for the next five years. Community input will help identify goals and objectives as well as any major projects that the City should strive to undertake in this time frame.


The survey may be taken online at: 
https://forms.gle/gLAEGC7cR7iaEioq5.

For more information and/or to request a hard copy survey, please contact Justin Breyer, City Clerk and Assistant to the City Manager, by e-mail at 
Jbreyer@dextermi.gov or by phone at 734-580-2234.

Public Hearing Notices

The following are public hearing notices for the City of Dexter:

City Council will hold the following Public Hearings on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. via the virtual meeting platform Zoom:

Public Hearing #1 – The purpose of the hearing is to obtain public comment on an ordinance to authorize the sale of a portion of 7651 Dan Hoey to DTE. The City will be exchanging this land as part of an agreement with DTE to obtain the current DTE substation property located on Broad Street in downtown Dexter.

Public Hearing #2 – The purpose of the hearing is to obtain public comment on an ordinance to authorize the sale of a portion of 7651 Dan Hoey to Avalon Housing. The proposed use of the land is for affordable/supportive housing and a permanent Faith in Action food pantry.

To view the public hearing notices and draft ordinances please visit – https://www.dextermi.gov/government/public_hearings_and_notices.php (click on 2020)

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Brush Pick-Up

The City Department of Public Works uses a wood chipper to chip brush piles set out to the curb on Wednesdays. Brush must be out by 7:00 am. If it is set out after 7:00 am it may not be picked up until the following Wednesday.

City Office Closure


City Offices will not be staffed on Monday, May 25, 2020 in observance of Memorial Day.

Trash Collection Delay

Trash/compost/recycle collection the week of May 25, 2020 will be delayed until Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

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