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VILLAGE ORDINANCE REVIEW
The Village Council has asked the zoning/ordinance committee to review the Village Ordinances.  This was last done over 12 years ago.  This committee of John Smith (chair), Bob Prentice (trustee), Kevin Foust (trustee), Jeff Mattioli (chief of police), Ed Schaadt (citizen at large) will begin its review shortly.  Village residents are asked to contact the clerk at the village offfice if you have any input for this committee.  This may include, but not limited to, additions, changes, deletions or just general concerns.  Please have these to the clerk before May 31, 2016 or as soon as possible.
SIDEWALKS
To all concerned residents  

I'm aware of the damage that was caused by the plowing of the sidewalks last week and as weather permits our DPW person will be working to repair the damage with additional follow up in the spring. 

Thanks for your understanding in this matter.
Dave Greve, Village President

Ordinance 015-3
Ordinance 015-3 Repeals Ordinance 015-2 which established the position of Deputy Clerk and returns statutory duties to the office of the clerk.
Ordinance 015-3

Resolution 2015-3
Resolution 2015-3 repeals Resolution 2015-2 and shall be no further force and effect 
Resolution 015-3

Ordinance 015-1
Rezoning of two parcels from R-1 to R-2. Adopted by the Council on May 11, 2015. 


Ordinance 015-2
Establishes the position of Deputy Clerk; Transfers certain duties from the Clerk to the Deputy Clerk. 


Resolution 2015-02
Establishes pay rate for Clerk & Deputy Clerk. 


Title VI - Non-Discrimination Plan
At the May 29, 2014 meeting the village council adopted the Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan.

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 200d), related statutes and regulations provide that no person shall on the ground of race, color, national origin, gender, or disabilities be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal funds. 




Richland Weather

Community Hall
The Richland Community Hall is available for your parties or events.  It is perfect for yor large family get togethers.  Tables and chairs are furnished, as well as a large refrigerator to keep your food cold and a microwave to warm up food. Rental fees are resonable.  Contact the clerk for information at clerk@villageofrichland.org or  call 269-629-9903.

Gull Lake Area Rotary
 
Gull Lake Area Rotary


Richland Community Library
 


Richland Township
 


Richland Area Community Center
 


Richland Area Business Association
 


MESSAGE FROM THE TREASURER
Taxes
Due to July 31 falling on a Sunday, I will be accepting taxes from walk-ins on Monday, August 1 as paid on time.  My hours on August 1 will be 9 am to 4 pm.  

Terry Edds, Richland Village Treasurer

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 80. 
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 8 am - 4 pm.
Tornado Warnings
Severe Weather Warning Sirens
May 3rd Ballot Proposals Flyer
May 3rd Ballot Proposals Flyer
Resolution 2016-2 Clerk Settlement Release
Resolution 2016-2 Clerk Settlement Release
Resolution to relocate police offices
Resolution to relocate Police offices
From the County Road Association of Michigan
Tips on how to clear your driveway of snow
  Avoid the "Second Shovel"
Mailbox Replacement Policy
adopted by the council on March 9, 2015
The Village of Richland has the same mailbox replacement policy as the Kalamazoo County Road Commission. Any mailbox being physically struck by a DPW plow will be replaced at the expense of the village. Any mailbox damaged or destroyed by snow/ice being flung by a plow will not be repaired or replaced at the village's expense. 
Village Council action, October 13, 2014
Resolution expressing support of Police Chief Jeff Mattioli
In the Village Council meeting of October 13, 2014, the Village Council unanimously approved a resolution in support of Police Chief Jeff Mattioli and the Village Police Department.

To read the full text of the resolution, please click on the link below.  

Resolution expressing support of Police Chief Jeff Mattioli

Village Council action, October 13, 2014
Resolution to adopt the 2014 Parks and Recreation Master Plan
In the Village Council meeting of October 13, 2014, the Village Council unanimously approved a resolution approving a 5-year parks and recreation master plan. The Village developed this plan over the last 2 years to assist in meeting our community's recreation needs for the future.

To read the full text of the resolution, please click on the link below.

Resolution to adopt the 2014 Parks and Recreation Master Plan

Ordinance 014-2
Information about Ordinance 014-2 regarding change of Clerk and Treasurer positions to appointments versus election.
In the Village Council meeting of April 14, 2014, the Village Council adopted Ordinance 014-2 to modify the Village government model to allow for Clerk and Treasurer positions to be hired/appointed instead of elected.
For some explanation of the reasoning behind this change, please click on the link below

Ordinance 014-2
Household Hazardous Waste
NEW HOURS
  The Kalamazoo County Household Hazardous Waste has new hours.

  HHW New Hours