July 8, 2020 Conversation with the Treasurer-Wayne County
BZA Agenda July 1, 2020BZA Agenda July 1, 2020
City Hall Reopens to the Public June 8, 2020June 8, 2020 - Last week, Governor Whitmer lifted her stay-at-home order. As a result, Romulus City Hall will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, June 8. The Building & Public Works Departments will also be open at full capacity. While walk-in traffic is permitted, appointments are still highly encouraged to help us schedule for capacity guidelines and screening for visitors.
Business Spotlight: Block's Stand and GreenhouseThe weather is warming up, which means Block’s Stand and Greenhouse is getting ready to open its doors. Owners Fred and Jim been working closely with the City of Romulus, the Fire Department and the Police Department to make sure Block’s is up-to-code and safe to open its doors in keeping with State of Michigan Executive Orders on May 1.
Noxious Weed Notice to the Property Owners in the City of RomulusSchedule for city cuts of properties not in compliance and full details on the Noxious Weed program, can by found by visiting this page.
Business Spotlight: Magnum Tools
Magnum Tools in Romulus specializes in the sales and distribution of high-end construction equipment and supplies to residential and commercial contractors. However, since the COVID-19 outbreak, Magnum Tools has put “business as usual” on hold to create portable Plexiglass sneeze guards that sit on store counters to protect store clerks and gas station employees from the virus.
April 20, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting - CanceledApril 20, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting - Canceled due to health consideration and social distancing requirements surrounding Coronavirus/Covid-19 and to assure that there is an equal opportunity for all concerned parties to be heard.
DEEP INJECTION WELL MEETING MONDAY, APRIL 20While the City of Romulus has always voiced its strong objections to the operation of any Hazardous Waste Injection Wells in the city, the State several years ago, over those objections, granted a permit to operate the well on Citrin Dr. Our primary responsibility as elected officials is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Romulus.
April 13, 2020 Council Meeting - Additional Public Comment Options in light of COVID-19 procedures and protocols.For the April 13, 2020 Council Meeting - Additional Public Comment Options will be available in light of COVID-19 procedures and protocols. Please click the link for more information.
Business Spotlight: Ecorse Marketplace
Back in the early 1980s, Nick Jarbou was looking for a growing, friendly community to start a business – something he had always been interested in pursuing, due in part to his entrepreneurial spirit.
“After looking around at other cities, I saw that Romulus had a lot of potential for growth,” said Nick. “I was lucky to find a building for sale and have been a part of this community ever since.”
Business Spotlight: Walter's Bar and Romulus Lanes
Walter’s Bar and Romulus Lanes have been staples in the community for over 75 years.
After successfully running a market in town, Walter Perecki opened Walter’s Bar in 1943 and added the bowling alley two years later.
“There’s so much history in this building,” says Stephanie. “We have customers who used to be pin boys in the forties. It just feels like home.”
Business Spotlight: Artisan Reserve Brewery
When Artisan Reserve opened in Romulus in September 2018, it was the result of 60 years of experimentation in brewing, at least for Dearborn resident Richard Kasaba.
“Going backward toward the future,” is how he and fellow owner Brian Bush, a Romulus resident, describe their technique.
It was Brian’s father who suggested opening the brewery in Romulus.
How to Report Blocked Highway-Rail Grade Crossings
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Business Spotlight: Aztec Manufacturing Corporation
A minority-owned company, Aztec was originally located in Ecorse, where it machined castings and forgings for the Ford Heavy Truck Division. After five successful years in the industry, Aztec quickly outgrew its old building and moved to its current location in Romulus—a 74,000-square-foot warehouse and manufacturing facility with an additional 5,000-square-feet of office space.
Business Spotlight: Abernathy & Pickles
Located at 37129 Goddard Road, Abernathy & Pickles is downtown Romulus’ one-stop shop for vintage collectibles and “reloved” furniture. From custom signs and coffee bars to tables, beds and chairs, owner Carol Bevins can turn any old, wooden furniture to a shabby chic repurposed piece.
Romulus Responds to State Regarding Deep Injection Well ConcernsOn Friday, October 4, 2019, Mayor Burcroff sent a full report of findings and concerns related to the deep injection well on Citrin Drive in Romulus to the State of Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy.
City of Romulus Urges State to Host Public Hearing on Deep Injection Well License Transfer“We believe the residents of Romulus have a right to be heard before operations begin under new ownership at the deep injection well on Citrin Drive,” Mayor LeRoy Burcroff said. “As a city, we must come together in urging that the state listen to our many concerns. We, the city administration and city council, as well as members of the public, must speak in one united voice.”
New 34th District Court Host Agreement Reached, dispels rumors
Romulus, Township of Sumpter, Charter Township of Van Buren, Charter Township of Huron, Belleville Agree to Terms
2020 Flag Day Ceremony
Wayne County Treasurer's First Responders Program
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City-Wide Garage/Yard Sale
City of Romulus Opt Out on Marihuana
PURSUANT TO STATE LAW, THE ROMULUS CITY COUNCIL HAS OPTED OUT OF ALLOWING ANY MEDICAL MARIHUANA FACILITIES OR RECREATIONAL MARIHUANA ESTABLISHMENTS TO BE LOCATED IN THE CITY OF ROMULUS.
THIS DOES NOT AFFECT THE ABILITY OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE A MEDICAL MARIHUANA CARD FROM POSSESSION OF MARIHUANA IN AMOUNTS PERMITTED BY LAW OR THOSE WHO ARE 21-YEARS OR OLDER FROM POSSESSING FOR RECREATIONAL PURPOSES THE AMOUNT PERMITTED BY STATE LAW.
Romulus Highlighted in SEMCOG Report on Nonresidential Development in the Region
The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) released a report last month on nonresidential development in southeast Michigan during 2018.
Throughout the report, Romulus was touted as a large source of the development.
New Water Bill Changes
Water bills will now be tabulated for every two months of usage. Please call the Water Department if you have any questions.