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RICHLAND FLAG PROJECT
The American flags that are displayed along the village streets from Memorial Day weekend to July 4th are in dire need of replacement.  The Gull Lake Area Rotary Club is leading a fund drive to replace all the flags in downtown Richland, which will make our village a sight to behold!

The Richland Flag Project is an exciting way for residents in the area to be involved by sponsoring a flag.  This is a geat way to memorialize or honor a loved one.  Show your support and patriotic spirit and help Rotary "paint the town" red, white, and blue!
Follow the link for more information:
Richland Flag Project

Household Hazardous Waste
A Free Service to Rid Your Home of Household Chemicals and Electronics
INFO HOTLINE 373-5211 or http://www.kalcounty.com/hhw
 
MATERIALS ACCEPTED:
Batteries, Computers, Cleaners, Gasoline, Mercury, Oil-Based Paints, Garden Chemicals, Used Motor Oil, Televisions, Business Waste-for a fee
NOT ACCEPTED:
Latex Paint

DROP OFF TIMES:
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 Area Community Center
 

Gull Lake Area Rotary
 
Gull Lake Area Rotary

Richland Area Business Association
 



Richland Weather


UPCOMING EVENTS NEARBY:
 
 
April 30
  • Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra's Sarkozy Brunch Concert, Sarkozy Bakery, 11 am, 350 E Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI
May 5
  • Meijer Kids Fun RunBorgess Health & Fitness Center, 3025 Gull Road, FREE
May 7
  • Kalamazoo Marathon and Borgess Run, Borgess Health & Fitness Center, 3025 Gull Road, Register Online: https://www.signmeup.com/site/reg/register.aspx?fid=0P2VGH7
May 9-14
  • Motown The Musical, 2200 Auditorium Dr., Kalamazoo, 269-387-2300
May 14
  • Mother's Day Brunch, W.K. Kellogg Manor House, 269-671-2400, 10:15 am - 1:30 pm
May 20
  • Portage Family Fishing Fair, 10 am, Ramona Park, FREE


Richland Township
 


Richland Community Library
 

Richland Connections
http://www.richlandconnections.com/


PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, APRIL 27 AT 7:00 PM HAS BEEN CANCELLED!!

Village and Township Joint Board Meeting
On Thursday, April 27 at 7:00 pm, there will be a joint Village and Township Board Meeting at the Township.
VILLAGE COUNCIL VACANCY
There is a vacancy on the Village of Richland Council.  If you are an interested Village Citizen and would like to be considered in filling the vacancy of Trustee, please submit a letter of interest to the Village Clerk by Tuesday, May 2, 2017.  Letters may be brought to the Village office during regular business hours, Monday – Thursday 9 am – 3 pm or emailed to the clerk at clerk@villageofrichland.org.
I-94 Road Construction
News -- I-94 repaving in Kalamazoo County starts Monday
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 2017

CONTACT: Nick Schirripa, MDOT Office of Communications, 269-208-7829
                  schirripan@michigan.gov
 
I-94 repaving in Kalamazoo County starts Monday, April 17!!
 
Fast Facts:
- MDOT is repaving westbound I-94 from 40th Street to Sprinkle Road in Kalamazoo County.
- The $5.8 million investment connects the completed eastbound resurfacing and interchange reconstruction at both Sprinkle Road Exit 80 and 40th Street Exit 88.
- Construction will require nighttime lane closures.
 
April 11, 2017 -- The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be repaving westbound I-94 from 40th Street Exit 88 in Charleston Township to Sprinkle Road Exit 80 in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County. Work is set to begin Monday, April 17, and the anticipated completion date is Tuesday, June 27.

The $5.8 million investment connects the interchange reconstruction at Exit 80 completed in 2015, and Exit 88 completed in 2016. Eastbound I-94 was repaved in 2016.
The westbound I-94 repaving work will require nighttime lane closures from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday, and 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Friday.
For a map of the project, visit Mi Drive at http://bit.ly/2lEbH30.
 
Download MDOT's Mi Drive traffic information app: www.michigan.gov/drive
www.michigan.gov/drive  |  www.twitter.com/MichiganDOT  | www.facebook.com/MichiganDOT
 
 
PLANNING COMMISSION VACANCY
There is currently a vacancy on the Planning Commission.  If you are an interested Village Citizen and would like to be considered in filling this position, please submit a letter of interest to the Village Clerk.  Letters may be brought to the Village office during regular business hours, Monday – Thursday 9 am – 3 pm or emailed to the clerk at clerk@villageofrichland.org.
 
Responsibilities of the Planning Commission include:
  • Attending monthly meetings
  • Review of Site Plans
  • Review Special Land Use requests
  • Rezoning
  • Master Land Use Plans

The Richland Farmers' Market is Back and It's at the RACC!!
Wednesdays are Market Days!
Moved to the RACC!
 
Wednesdays
3:00-6:30 pm

(extended hours)
May 10-October 4

9400 East CD Ave
Richland, MI 49053
If you would like to be a part of this years exciting new season, please see the attached application below.
2017 Vendor Application
 

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 70. 
Click on the rental information below:


Richland 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 clerk@villageofrichland.org. Office hours are Monday - Thursday 9 am - 3 pm.